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S_LG_2021A 03/16/2021 02:02:27 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Date 03/16/2021
Attendance
Kirkmeyer X
Kolker X
Liston X
Story X
Ginal X
Time 02:02:27 PM to 05:00:59 PM
Place SCR 352
This Meeting was called to order by Ginal
This Report was prepared by Jeanette Chapman
Hearing Items Action Taken
SB21-155 Referred to the Committee of the Whole
HB21-1083 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

SB21-155 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole


02:05:19 PM  
Senator Hisey introduced
Senate Bill 21-155, concerning adding a commissioner to the Limited Gaming
Commission to represent the gaming community.  He responded to questions
from the committee.
02:16:25 PM  
Sandy Hollingsworth, Gilpin Country Board of Commissioners, spoke about the bill from an amend postition. She responded to questions from the committee.
02:25:21 PM  
David Colt Simmons,
Teller County Assessor, spoke in favor of the bill.  He responded
to questions from the committee.
02:35:38 PM  
Senator Hisey discussed
potential amendments to the bill with the committee.

02:35:56 PM  
The committee discussed possible amendments to the bill.
02:43:05 PM  
Senator Hisey made closing comments on the merits of the bill. He responded to questions from the committee.


02:46:54 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-155 to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB21-1083 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:47:12 PM  
Senators Priola and Zenzinger introduced House Bill 21-1083, concerning valuation adjusments to assessments and the Board of Assessment Appeals.
02:52:10 PM  
Bruce Eisenhauer,
Department of Local Affairs, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:53:47 PM  
Matt Poling, Building
Owners and Managers Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
02:56:22 PM  
Mr. Poling and Mr. Eisenhauer responded to questions from the committee.
03:00:00 PM  
Mr. Poling continued
to respond to questions from the committee.
03:08:31 PM  
Mr. Eisenhauer continued to respond to questions from the committee.
03:11:23 PM  
Mr. Eisenhauer and Mr. Poling continued to respond to questions from the committee.
03:27:39 PM  
Kendra Goldstein, Sterling Property Tax Specialists, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:32:42 PM  
Ron Sandstrom, representing himself, spoke in opposition to the bill.
03:37:55 PM  
Ms. Goldstein responded to questions from the committee.
03:46:01 PM  
Mr. Sandstrom and Ms. Goldstein continued to respond to questions from the committee.
03:57:17 PM  
Kelly Sloan, Colorado Aviation Business Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
04:01:25 PM  
Mark Chapin, Colorado
Assessors' Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
04:03:40 PM  
Lisa Frizell, Douglas
County Assessor, Colorado Assessors' Association, spoke in favor of the
bill.
04:13:00 PM  
Keith Erffmeyer,
Denver County Assessor, Colorado Assessors' Association, spoke in favor
of the bill.
04:16:49 PM  
Mr. Erffmeyer responded to questions from the committee.
04:25:35 PM  
Ms. Frizell responded to questions from the committee.
04:32:21 PM  
Mr. Erffmeyer continued to respond to questions from the committee.
04:38:04 PM  
Ms. Frizell continued to respond to questions from the committee.
04:43:51 PM  
Ginny Pingenot, Colorado Counties Inc., spoke in favor of the bill.
04:47:21 PM  
Senator Liston distributed
and discussed Amendment L.003 (Attachment A).



04:50:36 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.003 (Attachment A).
Moved Liston
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Story No
Ginal No
YES: 1   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:50:43 PM  
Senator Liston distributed
and discussed Amendment L.002 (Attachment B).



04:52:32 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.002 (Attachment B).
Moved Liston
Seconded
Kirkmeyer No
Kolker No
Liston Yes
Story No
Ginal No
YES: 1   NO: 4   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  FAIL
04:52:39 PM  
Senators Zenzinger
and Priola made closing comments on the merits of the bill.
04:54:04 PM  
Senator Story made comments on the merits of the bill.
04:54:38 PM  
Senator Kirkmeyer made comments about the bill.
04:55:14 PM  
Senator Liston made comments on the bill.
04:55:32 PM  
Senator Kolker made comments on the merits of the bill.
04:59:05 PM  
Senator Ginal made comments on the merits of the bill.


05:00:15 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 21-1083 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Kirkmeyer Yes
Kolker Yes
Liston Yes
Story Yes
Ginal Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


05:00:59 PM   The committee adjourned.






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