Location: SCR 357
BILL SUMMARY for Department of Transportation
COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
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09:30 AM -- Department of Transportation
The committee recessed.
The committee returned to order. Andy Karsian, State Legislative Liaison, presented three FY 2018-19 capital budget requests on behalf of the Department of Transportation. Mr. Karsian answered a question about the Pinon Canyon area rest stop. Discussion ensued on other rest areas that require upgrades.
Mr. Karsian continued his presentation of the department's FY 2018-19 capital budget requests. He also responded to a number of committee questions.
10:37 AM -- Gigi Dennis, Alamosa County Administrator, presented a FY 2018-19 capital budget request to install a Doppler weather radar system at the Alamosa County Airport. Committee members received a letter of support for the project (Attachment B). Mr. Joe Busto, Colorado Water Conservation Board, and Mr. Cleave Simpson, Rio Grande Water Conservancy District, also provided testimony about the Doppler weather radar system proposal. The presenters answered questions from the committee. Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, commented on the Governor's prioritization of the Department of Transportation projects.