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Larimer County Parks Advisory Board, July 13


Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.,

Bison Visitor Center, 1800 South County Road 31, Loveland, CO

5:30     REGULAR MEETING OPENING – 5 minutes

Meeting called to order by Chair

Approve minutes of last meeting

Review Agenda and enclosures

5:35     BOARD MEMBER REPORTS–if any

5:40     PUBLIC COMMENT: Items not on the agenda

5:45     GENERAL INFORMATION: (Questions – 5 min.)

§  Natural Resource Events for July. See website

§  Hold the date:  August 4, 2010, will be the date of the annual Natural Resources picnic for staff & advisory boards.  The event will once again be located at the Sail & Saddle Club at Horsetooth Reservoir, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  An email invitation with additional information will be going out soon.  Families are welcome to attend, and we will honor our outgoing board member, Dave Coulson.  Please take the time to join us!  RSVP to Deb at

§  Steve Schweitzer has been appointed by the County Commissioners to replace retiring member, Dave Coulson, on the Parks Advisory Board.  Steve is a resident of Berthoud, who is the Director of Broadband Consulting, with Sand Cherry Associates, Inc.  He describes himself as an active outdoorsman and user of Larimer County parks.

§  GOCO has announced a grant of $185,000, for the Eagle Campground Camper Services Building, located at Carter Lake.  Congratulations to Zac Wiebe, Natural Resources Resource Technician, who wrote the successful grant application!

§  The Conservation Fund received a GOCO grant of $1.5 million for protection of the Ben de la Tour Scout Camp.  Larimer County assisted by GPSing in the boundary of the conservation easement.



§  Park District updates and Parks Master Plan Implementation Progress report –Dan Rieves, Visitor Services Manager


§   Finance Subcommittee to evaluate options for future funding mechanisms for the Department of Natural Resources – Designation of Parks Advisory Board representatives

6:30     BREAK

6:40     ACTION ITEMS:

§   Fort Collins Rowing Association will present the results of their discussions with Glenn Werth, owner of the Inlet Bay Marina, and proposed plans for a club storage facility.  The Board will be asked for a recommendation of approval. – Mark Caughlan, Horsetooth District Manager


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