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S_LG_2019A 04/09/2019 02:01:30 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 04/09/2019
Attendance
Bridges X
Coram X
Crowder X
Williams A. X
Ginal X
Time 02:01:30 PM to 02:54:34 PM
Place SCR 354
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Elizabeth Haskell
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB19-226 Postponed Indefinitely
Conf 19-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
SB19-034 Postponed Indefinitely
Conf 19-Aging — Colorado Commission On The Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar

Conf 19-State Historical Society — Board Of Directors Of The - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:03:35 PM  

Steve Turner, History Colorado, provided an overview of the charge of the Board of Directors (board) of the State Historical Society.

02:06:31 PM  

Cathey Finlon, appointee, spoke about her role as the board chair and gave a summary of the board's structure and membership.

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may be found in Attachment A.  Ms. Finlon's application and resume are available at the State Archives.

02:10:10 PM  

Gregory Moore, appointee, told the board about his professional background and why he wants to serve as a member of the board. 

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may be found in Attachment B.  Mr. Moore's application and resume are available at the State Archives.

02:11:13 PM  

Ann Pritzlaff, appointee, told the committee about her past service on the board and why she wants to continue to serve as a member of the  board. 

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may be found in Attachment A.  Ms. Pritzlaff's application and resume are available at the State Archives.

02:12:47 PM  

Ellen Roberts, appointee, told the committee about her professional background and why she wants to serve as a member of the board. 

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may be found in Attachment A. Ms. Robert's application and resume are available at the State Archives.

02:13:53 PM  

Tamra Ward, appointee, told the committee about her previous service on the board and why she wants to continue to serve as a member of  the board.

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may be found in Attachment A.  Ms. Ward's application and resume are available at the State Archives.

02:18:10 PM  
Appointees responded to committee questions.
02:22:53 PM  
Mr. Turner responded to questions. Committee discussion followed.


02:30:09 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Tamra Ward, Cathey Finlon, Ann Pritzlaff, Ellen Roberts and Gregory Moore to the Board of Directors of State Historical Society to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Williams A. Excused
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-226 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:01:51 PM  
Senator Winter, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-226.  The bill authorizes counties to enter into voluntary
housing agreements in unincorporated areas of the county for the purpose
of increasing the amount of affordable housing for low and moderate income
households.  Senator Winter requested that the bill be postponed indefinitely.



02:03:27 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 19-226 indefinitely.
Moved Williams A.
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder No
Williams A. Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



SB19-034 - Postponed Indefinitely


02:33:00 PM  
Senator Moreno, bill sponsor, presented
Senate Bill 19-034.  Under current law, local governments cannot require
or prohibit the use or sale of specific types of plastic materials or products,
or restrict or mandate containers, packaging, or labeling for any consumer
products. This bill creates an exception to allow local governments the
option to set standards for retail food establishments' ready-to-eat food
containers that may be discarded through recycling or composting.



Senator Moreno requested that the bill be postponed indefinitely.


02:33:37 PM
Motion Postpone Senate Bill 19-034 indefinitely.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Williams A. Excused
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 19-Aging — Colorado Commission On The - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:34:59 PM  

Mindy Gates, Colorado Department of Human Services, presented on the role and charge of the Colorado Commission on the Aging.  Senator Ginal announced that the committee will consider Kathleen Hall's appointment in absentia since she was not able to attend the meeting, but was present on March 12 when the confirmation hearing was initially scheduled.  Ms. Gates told the committee about Ms. Hall's professional background.

02:39:05 PM  
Christina Johnson, appointee, told the committee about her
previous service on the board and why she would like to continue to serve
as a member of the board.

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may
be found in Attachment C.  Ms. Johnson's application and resume are
available at the State Archives.

02:39:52 PM  
Sean Wood, appointee, told the committee about his professional
experience and why he would like to continue to serve as a member of the
board.

The Governor's executive order and appointment letter may
be found in Attachment C.  Mr. Wood's application and resume are available
at the State Archives.


02:40:47 PM  
Mr. Wood responded to questions.
02:45:33 PM  
Ms. Johnson responded to questions.
02:49:32 PM  
Committee discussion and questions continued.


02:54:14 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Kathleen Hall, Christina Johnson, and Sean Wood to the Colorado Commission on the Aging to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Bridges
Seconded
Bridges Yes
Coram Yes
Crowder Yes
Williams A. Excused
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:54:34 PM   The committee adjourned.