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S_LG_2021A 02/23/2021 02:03:08 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON JOINT SENATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 02/23/2021
Attendance
Arndt X
Catlin X
Froelich X
Gray X
Hooton E
Kirkmeyer X
Kolker X
Liston X
Pico X
Rich X
Story X
Sullivan X
Valdez D. X
Van Winkle X
Exum X
Ginal X
Time 02:03:08 PM to 02:37:45 PM
Place Old State Library
This Meeting was called to order by Exum
This Report was prepared by April Bernard
Hearing Items Action Taken
Presentation from Colorado Municipal League Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from Colorado Counties, Inc. Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from the Special District Association Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from Counties and Commissioners Acting Together Committee Discussion Only
Presentation from Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado Committee Discussion Only

Presentation from Colorado Municipal League - Committee Discussion Only


02:03:28 PM  
Meghan Dollar, representing
the Colorado Municipal League (CML), provided information about CML.  Ms.
Dollar introduced the lobbyists for the organization and provided an electronic
handout (Attachment A).



Presentation from Colorado Counties, Inc. - Committee Discussion Only


02:10:54 PM  
Debbie Bell, representing
Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI), provided information about the organization.
 Ms. Bell included a history and focal areas.  She introduced
the CCI team and provided two electronic handouts (Attachments B and C).



Presentation from the Special District Association - Committee Discussion Only


02:15:56 PM  

Ann Terry, representing the Special District Association (SDA), provided information about the association, including a history.  Ms. Terry introduced the team.

02:19:20 PM  
Michael Valdez, representing
the SDA, highlighted electronic handouts (Attachments D, E, and F) and
touched on the focus of the association.

02:20:58 PM  

Diane Criswell, representing SDA, talked about areas of importance to the association.

02:22:34 PM  

Ms. Terry talked about providing additional written materials, including the Gold Book.



Presentation from Counties and Commissioners Acting Together - Committee Discussion Only


02:23:32 PM  
Hilary Cooper, representing
Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT), provided information
about CCAT.  Ms. Cooper included a history of the organization and
information about the lobbyist, as well as priorities.  She provided
an electronic handout (Attachment G).

02:26:15 PM  
Thomas Davidson,
representing CCAT, spoke about key issues for the 2021 legislative session.



Presentation from Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado - Committee Discussion Only




02:30:21 PM
Richard Orf, representing
the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado, provided information
about the organization.
 Mr.
Orf provided an electronic handout (Attachment H).


02:37:45 PM   The committee adjourned.






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