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S_LG_2018A 12/18/2018 01:06:03 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 12/18/2018
Attendance
Coleman E
Crowder X
Donovan X
Exum X
Gardner E
Gray X
Kefalas E
Liston E
McKean E
Pabon X
Ransom X
Reyher X
Rosenthal E
Thurlow E
Valdez X
Wilson E
Singer X
Martinez Humenik X
Time 01:06:03 PM to 02:55:00 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Martinez Humenik
This Report was prepared by Vanessa Reilly
Hearing Items Action Taken
SMART Government Act Presentation, Department of Local Affairs Committee Discussion Only
Public Testimony Committee Discussion Only

SMART Government Act Presentation, Department of Local Affairs - Committee Discussion Only

01:06:14 PM  

Irv Halter, Executive Director of the Department of Local Affairs, presented the department's performance plan and regulatory agenda.  He provided several handouts [Attachments A-I].

Attachment A

Attachment B

Attachment C

Attachment D

 

01:11:17 PM  

Mr. Halter responded to committee members' questions.  He described the departments recent efforts to provide housing to formerly homeless veterans as well as implementation of Senate Bill 17-021.

01:12:26 PM  
Mr. Halter described the effect of recent court cases on tax revenue for local jurisdictions.
01:22:14 PM  
Mr. Halter responded to committee members' questions regarding rural broadband.
01:44:43 PM  
Mr. Halter discussed the department's upcoming regulatory agenda.
01:46:12 PM  
Mr. Halter responded to committee members' questions regarding the availability of grant programs.
01:51:46 PM  
Mr. Halter described the department's budget request for FY 2019-20.
01:56:35 PM  
Alison George, Division of Housing, Department
of Local Affairs, and Joseph O'Brien Jr., discussed the Colorado Choice
Transitions Program.
02:16:10 PM  
Christy Crosser, representing the Colorado Recovery and Resiliency Coalition, described the department's flood recovery efforts.
02:17:22 PM  
Ms. Crosser responded to committee members' questions regarding the financial impact of the Colorado Recovery and Resiliency Office's work.
02:22:45 PM  
Chantal Unfug, Division of Local Government, DOLA, joined the panel to respond to committee members' questions.
02:32:24 PM  
Mr. Halter discussed the department's request for a $300,000 General Fund appropriation to fund the department's efforts related to the 2020 Census.
02:36:35 PM  
Mr. Halter discussed the department's funding request for the housing assistance reentry program



Public Testimony - Committee Discussion Only


02:51:13 PM  
Jonathan Katz, representing himself, discussed his experience with the Colorado Choice Transitions Program.


02:55:00 PM   Committee Adjourned






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