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s_agr_2018a_2018-04-18t09:54:27z0 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For CONF 18-WATER CONSERVATION BOARD — COLORADO

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES, & ENERGY
Date Apr 18, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Conf 18-Water Conservation Board — Colorado - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


09:54:45 AM  

Bob Randall, Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources, explained that Celene Hawkins is unable to attend her confirmation hearing for the Colorado Water Conservation Board due to a recent child birth.   He requested that her appointment be considered in absentia.

09:56:19 AM  

Rebecca Mitchell, Director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, introduced the Governor's appointments to the board and discussed the membership of the board and its duties [Attachment A].

09:59:29 AM  
James Yahn of Sterling, reappointed for a term expiring February 12, 2021, and to serve as a representative of the South Platte drainage basin and as a Republican, discussed his experience and interest in serving another term on the board.
10:00:22 AM  

Steven A. Anderson of Olathe, appointed for a term expiring February 12, 2021, and to serve as a representative of the Gunnison Uncompahgre drainage basin and as a Republican, discussed his interest in serving on the board.

10:05:05 AM  

Jack Martin Goble of Hasty, appointed for a term expiring February 12, 2020, and to serve as a representative from the Arkansas drainage basin and as an Unaffiliated, discussed his interest in serving on the board.

10:05:09 AM  
Curran A. Trick of Cowdrey, appointed for a term expiring February 12, 2021, and to serve as a representative of the North Platte drainage basin and as a Republican, discussed her interest in serving on the board.
10:07:09 AM  
Heather Renae Dutton of Del Norte, appointed for a term expiring February 12, 2020, and to serve as a representative from the Rio Grande drainage basin and as a Republican, discussed her interest in serving on the board.
10:11:20 AM  

Mr. Randall explained Celene Nicole Hawkins of Durango was appointed for a term expiring February 12, 2020, and as a resident of the San Miguel-Dolores-San Juan drainage basin and as Democrat,  He also discussed the experience and expertise that she would bring to the board.  Ms. Hawkins recently gave birth and was unable to attend today's confirmation hearing.

10:13:10 AM  
Mr. Anderson responded to questions from the committee about small hydropower projects recently developed in the Uncompahgre River Basin.


10:18:04 AM
Motion Refer the appointment of James Yahn, Curran Trick, Steven Anderson, Heather Dutton, Jack Groble, and Celene Hawkins to the Conf 18-Water Conservation Board — Colorado to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Grantham
Seconded
Cooke Yes
Coram Yes
Donovan Yes
Fenberg Yes
Fields Yes
Garcia Yes
Jones Yes
Marble Yes
Scott Excused
Grantham Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS