@@Commissioner Stone moved that the following Resolution be adopted:
BEFORE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF THE COUNTY OF JEFFERSON
STATE OF COLORADO
WHEREAS, the County faces substantial liability resulting from its acquisition of property which contains hazardous materials; and
WHEREAS, hazardous materials located on, under or near County property pose a significant threat to the health, safety and welfare of County employees and citizens; and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners desires to adopt regulations which are intended to (1) require an evaluation of the environmental condition of property which the County intends to acquire, (2) avoid acquisition of contaminated property to the maximum extent possible, (3) ensure proper management of contaminated property when its acquisition cannot be avoided, (4) protect the public and workers from unsafe exposure to such contamination and (5) avoid liability to the County from the acquisition of contaminated property.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners, County of Jefferson, State of Colorado, hereby approves and adopts Section 5.14 of the County's Policies and Procedures Manual relating to Environmental Audits.
Commissioner Ferdinandsen seconded the adoption of the foregoing Resolution. The roll having been called, the vote was as follows:
Commissioner John P. Stone AYE
Commissioner Rich Ferdinandsen AYE
Commissioner Marjorie E. Clement, Chairman AYE
The Resolution was adopted by unanimous vote of the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Jefferson, State of Colorado.
Dated: September 14, 1992