Larimer Board of County Commissioners Meeting

Proposed oil and gas regulations go up for final approval before the Board of County Commissioners at a public hearing on Monday, April 6th at 6:30 PM in the Hearing Room of the County Courthouse at 200 W. Oak St. in Fort Collins.

Note that this hearing was originally scheduled for March 23rd, but was rescheduled to accommodate virtual testimony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See message from Matt Lafferty below:

Social distancing parameters implemented with the COVID-19 virus will affect how Larimer County conducts public hearings for land use matters. Currently, the County is working on procedures and systems to allow for virtual hearings (streamed on the web and on TV), with public comment being made via telephones and/or other potential media sources to comply with social distancing and health related guidelines.

With regards to the Oil and Gas regulations hearing currently scheduled for 6:30 on Monday, March 23, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners will be continuing the hearing to April 6, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. To formally continue the hearing the Commissioners will:

Conduct a brief hearing as currently planned for Monday 23, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. only for the purpose to continue the hearing to 6:30 p.m. on April 6, 2020. Other than continuing the hearing, the Board will not hear a presentation, discuss the item, or take any action on the proposed regulations at the March 23, 2020 hearing. There will be no public testimony or in person attendance at this hearing. The hearing to continue will be accessible to the public via the following sources:
• Comcast in Fort Collins: Channels 14 and 881 (municipal); Channel 97 (public access)
or by streaming the hearing on you tube at the following link:
or by streaming on the County website by clicking "Live Broadcast" at the following link:

We appreciate your understanding in this matter. As soon as we have finalized procedures for how the virtual hearings will be conducted, we will share them with you.

Stay tuned to the Oil and Gas website and emails for more information and updates regarding the tentative April 6, 2020 virtual hearing, which will allow for virtual participation.

Please take care of yourselves and your families.

Matt Lafferty, AICP

Event Date and Time: 
6 April 2020 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Virtual Meeting - Details TBA