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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Blog: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING: Tuesday February 18

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Montrose, CO – City Councilors held their second regular meeting of the month Tuesday evening in City Council Chambers. In just under one hour the council approved a number of resolutions and ordinances heard three financial reports. In attendance were councilors Roy Anderson, Dave Bowman, Barbara Bynum, Judy Ann Files, and Doug Glaspell. 


HOTEL AND RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER


The council voted unanimously to approve the transfer of a liquor license from the former operator of the Cobble Creek Golf Community to a new company that represents the club’s members. Cobble Creek staff has signed up to take the city’s free alcohol server training to prevent underage consumption. The general manager of Cobble Creek said at Tuesday’s hearing that he didn’t believe the golf course had ever received a violation for underage service. 


ORDINANCE 2494


The council voted unanimously to repeal and replace Title 3, Chapter 6 of the official code of the City of Montrose regarding pretreatment program regulation for industrial users. 


VICTIMS OF CRIME GRANT


Councilors also voted unanimously to authorize the city’s Police Department to file for a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant through the Colorado Department of Public Safety. 


RIVER RESTORATION GRANT


By unanimous vote, councilors authorized the filing of an application for the Restoration and Stewardship of Outdoor Resources and Environment (ReStORE Colorado Grant Program) with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for grant funds for a river restoration project on .65 miles of the Uncompahgre River beginning this fall. 


STAFF REPORTS:


2019 Annual Grant Report: Click here

Sales, Use, and Excise Tax Report: Click here

Fourth Quarter Budget Review: Click here for budget reports


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All regular City Council meetings are open to the public and are held at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. All city council meetings are recorded and made available online via on the city’s website and cable channels 191 for Charter subscribers and 970 for Elevate subscribers. Replays of council meetings are also broadcast at 6 p.m. on the same channels on days council is not in session. 


In addition, each regular meeting is archived on the City of Montrose’s YouTube channel. 


Work sessions are also open to the public and are usually held on the first and third Mondays of each month and are designed to give councilors the opportunity to hear background information, ask questions, and have informal discussions about city policies and current issues before taking action through a public vote during regular council meetings. 


Replays of work sessions will be aired nightly following replays of the City Council’s regular meeting. Work sessions will also be archived on the City of Montrose’s YouTube channel.


Residents can watch all regular City Council meetings and work sessions live online through the city’s website at CityOfMontrose.org/Video


For more city news visit CityOfMontrose.org.

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