Delta City Council, Feb. 16, 2021

Delta City Council, Feb. 16, 2021.

By Lucas Vader

Staff Writer

Purchase of Police Department Vehicles

Upon staff recommendation and due to the success of the Back the Badge sales tax, the Delta City Council approved the purchase of two police interceptor SUVs and an SUV for a commander vehicle. The vehicles will come from Hellman Motor Company, Ford, at a total cost of $111,900.

Consideration of Sewer Service and System Improvement Fee Payment Agreement with Kosmo Investments, LLC

Upon staff recommendation, council approved an agreement with Kosmo Investments, LLC, in order to work with them in subdividing property east of O’Reilly Auto Parts for commercial use, including a new car wash.

The agreement, as proposed by Delta City Attorney David McConaughy, includes the city working concurrently to upgrade sewer lines at appropriate times for the sake of upcoming commercial use, particularly with the car wash.

Consideration of Contract with Building Intuition, LLC, for Backup Building Permit Plan Review and Building Inspection Services

Council approved a professional services contract to Building Intuition, LLC for backup building permit plan review and building inspection services in the City of Delta.

Building Intuition President Thomas Meyers was determined to be qualified in providing these services.

Resolution #4, 2021: Mayor’s Appointee to the Delta Urban Renewal Authority

The Delta City Council voted to appoint David Livingston to the board of the Delta Urban Renewal Authority (DURA).

Resolution #5, 2021: Adopting a Policy to Provide Economic Incentives for Development

Council approved a resolution to adopt a policy to provide economic incentives for development. Essentially, the process includes an application for new businesses and developers and it gives authority to city administration to waive certain fees when it makes sense. It provides rules and regulations for waivers. The policy in its entirety is attached to the online version of this article.

The policy has a built-in annual review to ensure it stays relevant, and Mayor Nathan Clay and Councilman Kevin Carlson are to sit on the board for economic incentives.

Ordinance #3, 2021: Fair Campaign Finance Regulations | First Reading

Council approved the first of two readings of an ordinance for fair campaign finance regulations in accordance with Colorado’s Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA).

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