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7BFD44946D77D359872583D1007B8653 Hearing Summary


Date Apr 3, 2019      
Location HCR 0112

HB19-1274 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole

04:29:18 PM  

Representative Snyder introduced House Bill 19-1274 concerning the ability of the boards of county commissioners to delegate to county administrative officials certain land use determinations affecting subdivision platting. The bill allows county resolutions, ordinances, or regulations that delegate review and approval of county subdivision plats, plans, or agreements by a board of county commissioners to county administrative officials.  Delegate officials may approve or deny final plats, amendments to plats, and correction to plats; approve subdivision improvements and other agreements related to a final plat or correction plat; and review and approve data surveys, analyses, studies, plans and designs related to a final plat or correction plat.  The delegation of authority made pursuant to the bill does not include approval of any exception to waiver of or deviation from any state or county requirment regarding the subdivision of land; approval of any agreement for the expenditure of public funds; or waiver or restiriction of any county appeal process.  Delegation of authority made pursuant to the bill must include procedures for public notice and submission of written comments prior to administrative approval or denial of final plat or amendment to a final plat and for the appeal to a board of such administrative approval or denial.

04:31:44 PM  

George Twigg, representing Boulder County, testified in support of the bill.

04:33:18 PM  

Craig Dossey, representing El Paso County, testified in support of the bill.  He provided a handout (Attachment D).

04:35:18 PM  

Kevin Walker, representing the Home Builders Association of Colorado, testified in support of the bill.

04:39:15 PM  

The committee questioned the witnesses about difficulties in finding staff and the length of the planning process.

04:45:22 PM  

The committee questioned the bill sponsor about the planning process.

04:47:23 PM  

The committee asked the bill sponsor about the option for counties to participate.

04:48:41 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.001 (Attachment E)
Moved Valdez D.
Seconded Exum
Valdez A.
Valdez D.
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
04:48:58 PM  

The bill sponsor made closing remarks about the bill.

04:50:20 PM  

The committee made closing remarks about the bill.

04:52:05 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 19-1274, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Froelich
Seconded Exum
Carver Yes
Catlin Yes
Froelich Yes
Galindo Yes
Hooton Yes
Humphrey Yes
Lewis No
Valdez A. Yes
Valdez D. Yes
Exum Yes
Gray Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

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