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Oil and Gas Committee - Minutes     
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Minutes of the Oil and Gas Committee Meeting

March 29, 2012

City Hall, 107 N. Nevada, Pikes Peak Conference Room

Colorado Springs, CO 80903



Councilmember Val Snider, Chair

Councilmember Brandy Williams, Vice Chair

Dick Anderwald, LGD (Local Government Designee)

Chris Melcher, City Attorney

Randy Case, O&G Committee Member – via telephone

Stephen Harris, O&G Committee Member

Michael Martin, O&G Committee Member

Jan Handke, O&G Committee Member – arrived 8:50

Chris Mendrop, O&G Committee Member

Ed McCord, O&G Committee Member – departed 11:30

John Maynard – Committee Member

Steve Cox – Mayor’s Office - departed 11:00

Howard Boigon – Consultant

Ana Gutierrez - Consultant


Councilmember Angela Dougan


Councilmember and Committee Chair Val Snider opened the meeting at 8:30 a.m.


Introductions were made by all present.


Rick O’Conner, City Planning Department, discussed current city code provisions regarding oil and gas exploration and extraction.

Open Discussion

The function of the COGCC and the LGD process was discussed.  The committee started discussions on what areas it considers important to regulate.


Actions for Next Meeting

The Committee will decide on specific areas to regulate and discuss how that will be accomplished.

Committee Chair Val Snider adjourned the meeting at 11:40 a.m.

Next Meeting: April 5, 2012, 8:30-11:30, in the Pikes Peak Room of Colorado Springs City Hall, at 107 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO, 80903