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200 S. Spruce Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501

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Department 5022
P.O. Box 20,000
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5001

(970) 244-1636

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Intergovernmental Agreements

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In order to plan in cooperation with other jurisdictions and agencies, and to address areas of mutual concern, Mesa County enters into Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs). IGAs and MOUs address coordination of planning, water and sewer service, transfer of development rights, and other subjects of joint interests.

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Agreements between the County and other agencies:

  • MCA 98-10 - Mesa County, City of Grand Junction, and Town of Palisade relating to  Cooperative Planning Agreement Area Buffer - Palisade, Grand Junction, & Mesa County

  • MCA 98-11 - Mesa County, Fruita City Council, and City of Grand Junction relating to Cooperative Planning Agreement Area Buffer

  • MCA 98-105 - City of Grand Junction and Mesa County relating to city growth and joint policy making for the Persigo Sewer System

  • MCA 2001-48 - Clifton Water District & Mesa County coordinate drinking water distribution within the district

  • MCA 2005-198 - Mesa County School Land Dedication Fee Resolution

  • MCA 2010 - School District 51 & Mesa County coordinating of district facilities construction (April 2010)

  • MCM 2011-084 - Mesa County School Land Dedication Fee Extension Resolution

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Agreements between the County and Local Municipalities:

  • MCA 83-26 - City of Grand Junction & Mesa County to coordinate development review in specified areas and cooperate with comprehensive planning.

  • MCA 98-10 - Town of Palisade, City of Grand Junction, & Mesa County to coordinate development review in specified areas and cooperate with comprehensive planning.

  • MCA 98-11 - City of Fruita, City of Grand Junction, & Mesa County to coordinate development review in specified areas and cooperate with comprehensive planning.

  • MCA 98-105 - City of Grand Junction, & Mesa County joint policy making for the Persigo Sewer System.

  • MCA 2000-39 - Mesa County, Town of Palisade, City of Grand Junction, & City of Fruita purchase of Development Rights Committee Agreement.

  • MCA 2004-136 - City of Grand Junction & Mesa County Land Use decisions by the County in the Grand Junction Watershed Area.

  • MCA 2005 -  City of Fruita & Mesa County transfer of Development Rights/Credits Program Agreement.

  • MCA 2009-103 - Town of Palisade & Mesa County to coordinate development reviews in a specified area and cooperate with comprehensive planning and annexation.

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Agreements between the County and the Federal Government Agencies:

  • 18-MU-11020402-017 -  Mesa County, USDA, Forest Service, Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, & Gunnison National Forest to establish a mechanism for notification and provide the opportunity for parties to provide input in land use actions (exp. March 1, 2023)

  • Mesa County- USFWS MOU -  United States Fish and Wildlife & Mesa County coordinate land use activities and management of federally listed species (expFebruary 26, 2023).

  • MCA 97-18 -  Bureau of Land Management & Mesa County coordinate planning & decision making activities.

  • BoCC2014-247 - Colorado National Monument (National Park Service) & Mesa County coordinate planning and land use decision making activities (exp. 11/24/2019).

  • MCA96-69 -  The United States Department of Energy & Mesa County consultation regarding the Cheney Repository