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J_CDC_2016A 10/19/2016 09:04:00 AM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Date: 10/19/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 09:04 AM to 10:55 AM
Becker K.
*
Kefalas
X
Place: HCR 0112
Sias
X
Sonnenberg
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Vigil
X
Senator Baumgardner
Baumgardner
X
This Report was prepared by
Matt Becker
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Other Business

Testimony on Implementation of SB 16-178

Sand Creek Massacre Memorial
Recommendation(s) Approved

Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only

Recommendation(s) Approved





09:04 AM -- Other Business



The committee was called to order. A quorum was present. Matt Becker, Legislative Council Staff discussed the non-prioritized FY 2017-18 capital budget requests. Committee members received a summary of the requests, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment A). Mr. Becker also discussed a letter to the committee received from the Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning the Treatment of Persons with Mental Illness in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems regarding possible use of state vacant buildings (Attachment B). Mr. Becker and Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, responded to committee questions regarding the budget requests. Ms. Donaldson discussed a request for potential legislation from the Governor's Office of State Planning and Budgeting regarding lease equivalent payments for cash fund appropriations.



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BILL: Other Business
TIME: 09:15:53 AM
MOVED: Vigil
MOTION: Direct the Office of Legislative Legal Services to draft a committee bill requiring depreciation lease equivalent payments for cash fund appropriations for state agencies. The motion passed on a vote of 6-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Sias
Yes
Sonnenberg
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 6 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



09:16 AM -- Testimony on Implementation of SB 16-178



Senator Baumgardner welcomed parents and guardians of residents at the Grand Junction Regional Center (GJRC) campus. Ms. Donaldson discussed an associated budget request from the Department of Human Services.



Alison Daniels, representing Disability Law Colorado, testified remotely at Colorado Mesa University (CMU) on the implementation of SB 16-178.



09:33 AM



David Pyle, a guardian of a resident at GJRC, testified on the implementation of SB 16-178.



















09:43 AM



Donna Jackson, a parent of a resident at GJRC, testified remotely at CMU on the implementation of SB 16-178.



09:50 AM



Gini Springmeyer, a parent of a resident at GJRC, testified on the implementation of SB 16-178.



09:59 AM



Jean Hudner, a parent of a resident at GJRC, testified remotely at CMU on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:01 AM



Tim Hudner, a parent of a resident at GJRC, testified on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:10 AM



William Hilty, an employee of St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, testified remotely at CMU on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:14 AM



Robert Pena, a guardian of a resident of GJRC, testified remotely at CMU on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:18 AM



Norbert Necker, a guardian of a resident at GJRC, testified on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:27 AM



Lori Wallace, a guardian of a resident at GJRC, testified remotely at CMU on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:32 AM



Glenda Bennett, a guardian of two previous residents at GJRC, testified remotely at CMU on the implementation of SB 16-178.



10:39 AM -- Sand Creek Massacre Memorial



Damion Pechota, Legislative Council Staff, presented a recommendation from the Capitol Building Advisory Committee regarding the Sand Creek Massacre Memorial. Committee members received a copy of the application for the memorial (Attachment C).



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10:43 AM



Jon Bellish, One Earth Foundation, discussed his organization's involvement with the memorial. Mr. Bellish responded to a committee question about the sources of funding for the memorial.

BILL: Sand Creek Massacre Memorial
TIME: 10:47:12 AM
MOVED: Vigil
MOTION: Recommend approval of the Sand Creek Massacre memorial, with the understanding that the Capitol Building Advisory Committee will review and approve the final design and location. The motion passed on a vote of 5-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Kefalas
Yes
Sias
Excused
Sonnenberg
Yes
Vigil
Yes
Baumgardner
Yes
Final YES: 5 NO: 0 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



10:55 AM



Committee members thanked Representative Vigil for his service on the committee. The committee adjourned.


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