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Meeting Summary - 3/14/2001 CITY OF BOULDER, COLORADO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS MEETING SUMMARY FORM NAME OF BOARDICON MIISSION: OPEN SPACE BOARD OF TRUSTEE'S DATE OF MEETING: March 14, 2001 NAME/TELEPIIONE OF PERSON PREPARING SITNIMIARY: Cathv Vaueltan-Grabowski NAMES OF MEMBERS, STAFF AND INVITED GUESTS PRESENT: BOARD MEMBERS: Chris Mueller, Larry MacDonnell, Crystal Gray, Linda Andes-Georges, Linda Jourgensen STAFF: Jim Crain, Mike Patton, Delani Wheeler, Dave Kuntz, Ronda Romero, Cecil Fenio, John D'Armico, Ann Armstrong; Lynn Riedel, Bob Crifasi, Joe Mantione, Ann Goodhait, Ann Fitzsimmons, Eric Butler, Matt Jones WHAT TYPE OF MEETING (CIRCLE ONE) (REGULAR) (SPECIAL) (QUASI-JUDICIAL) AGENDA ITEM 1 The minutes of February 28 were unanimously approved, as moved by Chris Mueller and seconded by Linda Jourgensen. Outgoing board member Crystal Gray was acknowledged for her years of service to the Board. AGENDA ITEM 2 Lynn Riedel and Ann Armstrong presented a summary of the Plant Ecology Work Program 2001. They described the merging of the two departments and their combined effort to monitor, inventory and restore plants and their habitats. Jim Crain presented the Preliminary Report on Potential System and Funding needs for the former Mountain Parks Land System He showed s1--ides and gave a brief historical background on the evolution of the OSMP system. Dave mentioned the upcoming BCNA symposium of which OSMP are co-sponsors. Jim Crain updated the Board on the Lafayette IGA, adding that he felt encouraged that this agreement will help establish a trusting relationship between the two cities. AGENDA ITEM 3 Linda Andes-Georges expressed concern with the need for additional staffing, commending Maria Mayer on her professionalism during a recent, particularly difficult day. AGENDA ITEM 4 none AGENDA ITEM 5 Crystal Gray moved that the OSBT approve the purchase of approximately 64.5 acres in fee, along with 20 shares of Left Hand Ditch Company water from Silvano and Elvira DeLuca for $1,395,000.00 for Open Space and Mountain Parks purposes and recommend that City Council approve the purchase and authorize the City Manager to execute the documents needed b complete the purchase. Chris Mueller seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. Crystal Gray moved that the OSBT recommend spending $12,000.00 for fencing and irrigation improvements. Chris Mueller seconded. The motion passed unanimously. AGENDA ITEM 6 Chris Mueller moved that the Open Space Board of Trustees approve the purchase of approximately 39 acres in fee along with 30 shares of Left Hand Ditch Company water from the Hester Family Trust for $680,000.00 for Open Space and Mountain Parks purposes and recommend that City Council approve the purchase and authorize the City Manager to execute the documents needed to complete the purchase. Linda Jourgensen seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. AGENDA ITEM 7 Ricky Weiser, 4020 N 75`h, asked about the purpose of the fencing, to which staff replied it is intended to keep livestock out of the creek. Linda Jourgensen moved that the OSBT approve the shared purchase with Boulder County of approximately 585 acres in fee, 37 acres in conservation easements and 580 shares of Left Hand Ditch Company owned by Ray C. Imel, Inc. under the terms and conditions outlined herein for Open Space and Mountain Parks purposes and recommends that City Council approve the purchase and authorize the City Manager to execute the documents needed to complete the purchase. Crystal Gray seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. ADJOURNMENT The meeting adiourned at 9:35 m. TIME AND LOCATION OF ANY FUTURE MEETINGS, COMMITTEES OR SPECIAL HEARINGS: Next regular meeti~4/4/01 *TIIIS FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN FIVE DAYS FOLLOWING THE MEETING. SEND TO: SARAII GOODROAD, CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE COPIES TO: CENTRAL RECORDS, BOULDER CITY CLERK'S OFFICE MUNICIPAL, GOVERNMENT REFERENCE CENTER, BOULDER PUBLIC LIBRARY G: \O SBT\ SUMMA R Y\03-08-00. D OC