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Meeting Minutes from the 2019 Board of Equalization

          Official Minutes for the 2019 Board of Equalization

SAGUACHE COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

HEARING ON PETITIONS

SAGUACHE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, AUGUST 1, 2019

MINUTES

The Saguache County Board of Commissioners, sitting in their official capacity as the Saguache County Board of Equalization (CBOE), convened the 2019 Hearing on Petitions at 9:02 a.m., Thursday, August 01, 2019, in the Commissioners Meeting Room, Saguache County Courthouse.

Present: Board Chair, Ken Anderson Commissioner Jason Anderson Commissioner Tim Lovato

Also present: Ben Gibbons, County Attorney Peter Peterson, County Assessor Laura Taylor, Assessor’s Clerk Trish Gilbert, County Clerk & Recorder Various petitioners and/or their representative

Commissioner Jason Anderson outlined the process for the Hearing as follows:

Petitions will be reviewed in the order received. The Board will then make their decision on each protest. He stated that this is not a hearing for general public comments, but for petitioner and Assessor presentations, as scheduled. He also informed petitioners that a written decision of the Board would be provided to each petitioner within five (5) business days of the Board’s decision.

The Hearing then commenced with the following Petitions addressed and subsequent action taken by the Board:

1. Gary and Julia Hawley - Parcel # 4221-173-00-129

Petitioner, Julia Hawley, present.

Motion by Commissioner Jason Anderson to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination. Parcel does not qualify for agricultural classification. Market data supports land value. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Tim Lovato. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

2. San Luis Valley Financial Services Inc – Parcel # 4485-154-00-123

Petitioner agent, Charles W “Bill” McClure, present.

Motion by Commissioner Tim Lovato to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Ken Anderson. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

3. San Luis Valley Financial Services Inc – Parcel # 4593-112-00-039

Petitioner agent, Charles W “Bill” McClure, present.

Motion by Commissioner Jason Anderson to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Tim Lovato. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

4. San Luis Valley Financial Services Inc – Parcel # 4485-023-00-066

Petitioner agent, Charles W “Bill” McClure, present.

Motion by Commissioner Tim Lovato to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Jason Anderson. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

5. San Luis Valley Financial Services Inc – Parcel # 4602-093-00-282

Petitioner agent, Charles W “Bill” McClure, present.

Motion by Commissioner Tim Lovato to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Jason Anderson. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

6. Jonathan L and Debbie Ann Kim – Parcel # 4605-213-00-055

Petitioner not present.

Motion by Commissioner Tim Lovato to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination, due to market data supporting market value. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Jason Anderson. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

7. Richard and Stephanie Strom – Parcel # 4605-081-00-384

Petitioner not present.

Motion by Commissioner Jason Anderson to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination, due to market data supporting market value. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Tim Lovato. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

8. Nadine and Alton Abercrombie – Parcel # 4751-032-00-004

Petitioner not present.

Motion by Commissioner Jason Anderson to uphold the Assessor’s valuation as on 2019 Notice of Determination, due to market data supporting market value. The structure does not qualify as a residence. Appeal is Denied – No Adjustment. Second by Commissioner Tim Lovato. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

9. Gryezky LTD – Parcel # 4223-212-00-087

Petitioner agent, Alan Cooper, present.

Motion by Commissioner Tim Lovato to continue agricultural classification valuation for 2019, subject to the provision of appropriate financial documentation of agricultural operation by petitioner to the Assessor, within 30 days of this date. Appeal is Granted -- Adjustment will be made. Second by Commissioner Jason Anderson. Votes in Favor: 3 Votes Against: 0 Motion Carried

There being no further business, the 2019 Saguache County Board of Equalization Hearing was Adjourned at 2:32 p.m. Motions and decisions made at this meeting are included in the above summary of actions.

          Audio for the 2019 Board of Equalization

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Resolutions

Resolutions Recorded in 2019

Resolution of Supplementary Budget for 2019-G-1 03-11-2019

Resolution NO R-2 Canceling Taxes Determinded to be Uncollectable 06-11-2019

Exibit "A" for Resolution NO R-2 County Held Mobile Homes 06-11-2019

Resolution NO R-3 Cancelling Taxes Determined to be Uncollectable 06-11-2019

Resolution of Supplementary Budget for 2019-G-4 06-02-2019

Resolution to Enact a Temporary Moratorium on the Acceptance, Processing or Issuance of Medical Variances for Exceeding a Medical Marijuana Plant County of Twenty Four (24) on Property Parcels Located in Unicorporated Saguache County for a Period of Six (6) Months 07-03-2019

Resolution No. 19-6 Authorizing Saguache County to Abandoned and Trade a Portion of County Road 42 (Reception Number 388496) 08-06-2019

Resolution No. G-7 Canceling Taxes Determined to be Uncollectible (Reception Number 388497) 08-06-2019

Resolution Declaring a Fire Hazard Emergency In Saguache County (Reception Number 389006) 10-17-2019

Resolution of Fire Ban (Reception number 389108) 11-5-2019

Resolution Clarifying Appropriations Approved Thus Far for 2019 (Reception Number 389114) 11-06-2019

Resolution No. 2019-G-8 2020 Fiscal Budget Mill Levy (Reception Number 389355) 12-11-2019

Resolution No. 2019-G-9 Adoption and Appropration of Budgets for the County of Saguache Fiscal Year 2020 (Reception Number 389375) 12-12-2020

Resolution No. 2019-G-10 2020 Fiscal Budget Mill Levy 12-17-2020

Resolution of Supplementary Budget for 2019-G-11 (Reception number 389419) 12-18-2019