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2019 Chair, Pro-Tem and Department Coordinators selected

Posted on 01/02/2019
2019 Chair, Pro-Tem and Department Coordinators selectedAs required by the Weld County Home Rule Charter, the Board of County Commissioners must elect a Chair of the Board and Chair Pro-Tem at the start of their first annual meeting each year. Today, the board elected Barbara Kirkmeyer to serve as the Chair for 2019 and Mike Freeman to serve as the Chair Pro-Tem. The Chair presides over meetings of the Board of Commissioners; the Pro-Tem presides over meetings in the Chair’s absence.

The board also appointed Commissioner Coordinators for each of the county’s major departments. According to the Charter, the Department of Finance, Purchasing and Personnel are to be coordinated by the Chair of the Board.

The 2019 coordinator roles are as follows:
Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer: Departments of Finance Administration, Purchasing and Human Resources (with Commissioner Mike Freeman as the assistant coordinator)

Commissioner Mike Freeman: Department of Health (with Commissioner Steve Moreno as the assistant coordinator)

Commissioner Steve Moreno:
Department of Public Works (with Commissioner Scott James as the assistant coordinator)

Commissioner Scott James:
Department of Human Services and the Planning Department (with Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer as the assistant coordinator)

Commissioner Sean Conway
removed himself from serving as a commissioner coordinator.

Appointments to advisory boards were also made today:
Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer: Regional Communications Advisory Board; Weld County Bright Futures Board; North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization.

Commissioner Mike Freeman:
911 Emergency Telephone Service Authority Board; Federal Mineral Lease District Board of Directors; Greeley-Weld Airport Authority; North Front Range Water Quality Board; Upstate Colorado Economic Development Board; Bright Futures Board.

Commissioner Steve Moreno: Criminal Justice Advisory Committee; E-470 Public Highway Authority; Greeley-Weld Airport Authority; Upstate Colorado Economic Development Board; North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (alternate member).

Commissioner Scott James: Criminal Justice Advisory Committee; Extension Advisory Council; Pretrial Services Advisory Board; Workforce Development Board; Emergency Food and Shelter Program Board; Human Services Advisory Commission; Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Commissioner Sean Conway: Island Grove Park Advisory Board; E-470 Public Highway Authority; Board of Trustees for NCMC.