Grand Junction City Council Preview for the Week of 4/13/2020

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NOTE: In an effort to support the health and safety of our residents, Grand Junction City Hall is currently closed to the public. Residents may view this week’s City Council Meeting on Cable channel 191 or live-stream via the City of Grand Junction website.

Residents have two options for providing Citizen Comments:

1) Leave a phone message at (970) 244-1504

2) Submit comments online until noon on April 15th by completing
this form. Written comments will be read aloud at the City Council meeting.

Phone messages will be played back at the City Council meeting and written comments will be read aloud. In­-person comments are suspended until further notice.

Wednesday, 4/15/20 – 6:00 p.m.    City Council Meeting City Hall Auditorium, 250 N. 5th Street (CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC)


Proclaiming April 25, 2020 as Arbor Day in the City of Grand Junction

Proclaiming Grand Junction Regional Communication Center 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatchers as First Responders in the City of Grand Junction


Public Hearings

7ai. An Ordinance Amending the North Seventh Street Historic Residential District Guidelines and Standards (Title 26) Regarding the Process and Application for the Demolition of Accessory and Contributing Structures – ­ Staff Presentation

7aii. An Ordinance Adding a Horizon Drive Zoning Overlay to the Zoning
and Development Code as Title 27 of the Municipal Code – ­Staff

7bi. A Resolution Accepting the Petition for Annexation of 0.521 Acres of Land and Ordinances Annexing and Zoning the Barnes Electric Annexation to I­1 (Light Industrial), Located at 2806 1/2 Perry Drive – ­Staff Presentation

Other Action Items

8a. Extension of Emergency Declaration

8b. Consider Expenditure of New HUD CDBG­CV Funds that have been Allocated to the City of Grand Junction in the Amount of $275,976


9a. Introduction of an Ordinance to Make a Supplemental Appropriation of $540,000 from the City General Fund Reserve to Support the City’s Business Stabilization and Recovery Fund in the City of Grand Junction, Colorado and Set a Public Hearing for May 6, 2020

9b. Introduction of an Ordinance to Make a Supplemental Appropriation of $500,000 from the City General Fund Reserve to Support the HomewardBound Homeless Shelter and the #GJStrong Fund in the City of Grand Junction, Colorado

Non­-Scheduled Citizens & Visitors ­- SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Until further notice the City Council will, in the interest of public health and safety, be changing its procedure for Council meetings. City Council may hold virtual meetings appearing by telephone or video conferencing. The City is endeavoring to provide alternatives to in-­person attendance for City Council, City staff and members of the public to prevent the possible spread of COVID­19.

In lieu of in-­person attendance, the public may listen to/view Council meetings on television on Charter channel 191 or online via live streaming at The public may contact City Council and/or City staff by e­mail regarding items on an agenda at Electronic communications will be distributed to the person(s) to
whom addressed and Council and staff will try and respond as quickly as possible.

For information about COVID­-19 and the City’s planning and preparedness in response to the virus outbreak, please go to

Contact: Greg LeBlanc, Sr. Assistant to the City Manager 970-244-1557 or

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