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Regular Meeting

Tuesday, April 1, 2003

 

CALL TO ORDER

The regular meeting of the Deer Trail Board of Trustees was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Tink Rector at the Deer Trail Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.

ROLL CALL

A call of the roll heard the following members present: Mayor Tink Rector, Trustees Ralph Haight, Gary Lavoie, Russell Ness, Tami Stoumbaugh, Dutch Venter, and Melvin Wood. Attendants of the meeting included: Sharlene Wood, Ron Schaffer, Bertha Rector, Bob Sanger, Jeff Hutt, Bruce Williamson, and Robyn Lydick.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

MOTION: Trustee Lavoie moved to approve the agenda. The motion was seconded by Trustee Venter and carried by unanimous vote.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

MOTION: Trustee Wood moved to approve the March 4, 2003 regular meeting minutes. The motion was seconded by Trustee Lavoie and carried by unanimous vote.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Lt. Jeff Hutt and Deputy Bruce Williamson from the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Department addressed questions from the Board and the audience regarding the county's ability to enforce county and/or town ordinances regarding abandoned vehicles, curfews, fireworks, oversize vehicles, discharge of firearms, etc.

Mayor Rector announced that a representative from MetroGro would be at the Town Hall on Wednesday, April 2, 2003 to answer questions and hear opinions from citizens.

REPORTS

Water & Sewer

The Town Clerk reported water usage for the month of March, 2003 was 1,588,700 gallons. Average sewer flow for March was 45,895 gallons per day. The high flow day was March 6 with a flow of 46,300 gallons.

Financial

The Town Clerk presented February budget reports to the Board. March reports will be available as soon as bank statements are received and reconciled.

Safety Committee

The Town Clerk reported that a Loss Control Audit conducted by Jay Williamson from CIRSA scheduled for March 18 had been rescheduled for April 15.

CDBG Grant

Mayor Rector reported that the mosquito sprayer had arrived at the Town Hall on Friday, March 28. The sprayer was not the one that had been ordered, so it was returned to the company. The correct sprayer should arrive within two weeks.

GMS, Inc. Sewer Study

The Town received a copy of the Colorado Department of Health's Wastewater Treatment Facility Preliminary Effluent Limits, forwarded from GMS, Inc.

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

MOTION: Trustee Lavoie moved to approve the payment of the bills. The motion was seconded by Trustee Stoumbaugh. A roll call vote was taken. YES: Trustee Lavoie, Trustee Ness, Mayor Rector, Trustee Stoumbaugh, Trustee Venter, and Trustee Wood. ABSTAIN: Trustee Haight. The motion carried.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No unfinished business items were on this month's agenda.

NEW BUSINESS

MOTION: Trustee Lavoie moved to spend $5,000 for the purchase of gravel for the Town's streets. The motion was seconded by Trustee Venter. A roll call vote was taken. YES: Trustee Lavoie, Trustee Ness, Mayor Rector, Trustee Stoumbaugh, Trustee Venter, Trustee Wood, and Trustee Haight. The motion carried.

MOTION: Trustee Haight moved to increase the Town Clerk's wage by five percent. The motion was seconded by Trustee Ness. A roll call vote was taken. YES: Trustee Ness, Mayor Rector, Trustee Stoumbaugh, Trustee Venter, Trustee Wood, Trustee Haight, and Trustee Lavoie. The motion carried.

Bob Sanger would like to have the lot at 492 Fourth Ave. replatted to divide the lot into two parcels.

MOTION: Trustee Lavoie moved to approve the replat of the lot at 492 Fourth Ave. pending a survey. The motion was seconded by Trustee Stoumbaugh. A roll call vote was taken. YES: Mayor Rector, Trustee Stoumbaugh, Trustee Venter, Trustee Wood, Trustee Haight, Trustee Lavoie, and Trustee Ness. The motion carried.

CORRESPONDENCE

The Board received a thank you from the American Legion for the donation received in March.

An aerial photography company submitted a price sheet for an aerial photo of the Town.

Julie Behrens submitted a complaint about Galaxy Cablevision.

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: Trustee Wood moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Trustee Stoumbaugh and carried by unanimous vote.

The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

 

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Beryl H. Rector, Mayor

ATTEST

 

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Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk