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h_lg_2016a_2016-04-06t13:33:13z1 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/06/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1340



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1340 to the Committee of the W PASS







02:43 PM -- HB16-1340



Representative Tyler presented and summarized House Bill 15-1340 concerning county planning commission approval requirement exemption. Under current law, if a county or regional planning commission has adopted a master plan for all or part of the county or region, then any authorization for or construction of public spaces or buildings in an unincorporated territory of the county, including roads, parks, and public utilities, must be approved by the planning commission. This bill specifies that a planning commission does not need to review a proposed project that is permitted under existing zoning laws or is contemplated by a plan, including the county's master plan, a proposal, or an application that has already been approved by the planning commission.



02:45 PM --
Donald Rosier, Jefferson County Commission, spoke in favor of the bill. He discussed the current process for planning commission approval.



Mr. Rosier answered questions from the committee regarding public hearing meetings regarding public planning projects.





02:55 PM



Mr. Rosier continued to answer questions from the committee regarding types of items that would go through the planning commission approval process. He also answered questions regarding notifications to keep track of project approvals.



Representative Tyler provided closing comments on the bill.



The committee members provided closing comments on the bill.

BILL: HB16-1340
TIME: 03:01:17 PM
MOVED: Thurlow
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1340 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 11-0.
SECONDED: Arndt
VOTE
Arndt
Yes
Danielson
Yes
Klingenschmitt
Yes
Navarro
Yes
Ransom
Yes
Rosenthal
Yes
Saine
Yes
Singer
Yes
Thurlow
Yes
Lebsock
Yes
Fields
Yes
YES: 11 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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