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2020 Chair, Pro-Tem and Coordinators

Posted on 01/06/2020
2020 Chair, Pro-Tem and CoordinatorsAs required by the Weld County Home Rule Charter, the Board of County Commissioners must elect a Chairman of the Board and Chairman Pro-Tem at the start of their first annual meeting each year. Today, the board elected Mike Freeman to serve as the Chairman for 2020 and Steve Moreno to serve as the Chairman Pro-Tem. The Chairman presides over meetings of the Board of Commissioners; the Pro-Tem presides over Commissioner meetings in the Chairman’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 Chairman of the board.

The 2020 coordinator roles are as follows:
Commissioner Mike Freeman: Departments of Finance Administration, Purchasing and Personnel (with Commissioner Steve Moreno as the assistant coordinator)

Commissioner Steve Moreno: Department of Health (with Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer as the assistant coordinator)

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

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

Appointments to advisory boards were also made today:
Commissioner Mike Freeman: 911 Emergency Telephone Service Authority Board; CJAC Criminal Justice Advisory Committee; Extension Advisory Council; Federal Mineral Leasing District Board of Directors; Greeley-Weld Airport Authority; Regional Communications Advisory Board.

Commissioner Steve Moreno: Weld County Bright Futures Board; Greeley-Weld Airport Authority; Island Grove Park Advisory Board (alternate member); CJAC Criminal Justice Advisory Committee; Pretrial Services Advisory Board; Upstate Colorado Economic Development Board; North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization (alternate member).

Commissioner Barbara Kirkmeyer: North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization.

Commissioner Scott James: 911 Emergency Telephone Service Authority Board; Weld County Bright Futures Board; Human Services Advisory Committee; Island Grove Park Advisory Board; Upstate Colorado Economic Development Board.

Consideration of Commissioner Sean Conway’s appointment to advisory boards has been continued until January 13.