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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

April 13, 2010

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.  Mayor Frank Fields called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

               

                Mayor:                   Frank Fields

                Trustees

                Present:                  Robert Hardwick

                                                Jim Johnson

                                                Gerald Mergl

                                                John Monnahan

                                                Dorothy Pisel

                Staff

                Present:                  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                                               

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

TRUSTEE HARDWICK MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to approve the agenda.  The motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE MONNAHAN MOVED, TRUSTEE HARDWICK SECONDED to approve the March 2, 2010 regular meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Kenny Ross asked if the Town could fill the wash in the driveway at 330 Birch Street.

 

Jerry Kendall reported on the Sunday, April 11 races at Colorado Motorsports Park at Peoria.  Kendall said that 1,700 spectators watched 82 cars race and that NASCAR racer Ken Schrader was in attendance.  Twenty-two races are scheduled.  Kendall said that Sunday, May 2 will be Deer Trail Community Day at the track and that anyone from Deer Trail (with proof) will be admitted for free.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 1,287,000 gallons of water in March, 2010.

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

TRUSTEE PISEL MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to approve the payment of the bills.  Voting was as follows:

 

 

 

                YES:                       Fields, Hardwick, Johnson, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Venter

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

No unfinished business was discussed.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Swear In Mayor and Trustees

 

The Town Clerk swore in Mayor Frank Fields and Trustees Judd Behrens, Dillian Jeffrey, Gerald Mergl, John Monnahan, and Dorothy Pisel.

 

Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE PISEL SECONDED to appoint Trustee Hardwick as Mayor Pro Tem.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Resolution 10-04 Appointment of Municipal Officers

 

TRUSTEE MONNAHAN MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to approve Resolution 10-04 appointing Patti Owens as Town Clerk and Town Treasurer and appointing Stan Kimble as Town Attorney.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Resolution 10-05 Authorizing Signatures for Checking Accounts

 

TRUSTEE MONNAHAN MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to approve Resolution 10-05 authorizing Frank Fields, Gerald Mergl, Patti Owens, and Dorothy Pisel as signers on checking accounts at Guaranty Bank.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Resolution 10-06 Authorizing Signatures for ColoTrust Account

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE MONNAHAN SECONDED to approve Resolution 10-06 authorizing Frank Fields, Gerald Mergl, Patti Owens, and Dorothy Pisel as signers for the ColoTrust account.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Building Permit – 520 Tenth Avenue

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE HARDWICK SECONDED to approve the building permit application for a pole barn at 520 Tenth Avenue.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Jeffrey, Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick

                NO:                         Mergl, Monnahan

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Town Clean-Up Day

 

TRUSTEE PISEL MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to hold spring Town Clean-up Day on Saturday, May 1 with three roll-off dumpsters from Swim’s Disposal from 8:00 a.m. until the dumpsters are full with Saturday, May 8 set as a rain date.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Donation Requests

-After-Prom Committee

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE HARDWICK SECONDED to donate $100 to Deer Trail High School’s After-Prom Committee.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

-Deer Trail Summer Youth Baseball

TRUSTEE PISEL MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to donate $300 to the Deer Trail Summer Youth Baseball program.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

 

-Emily Dille for Mrs. Colorado pageant

No action was taken.

 

Work Session – Board Orientation

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE MERGL SECONDED to hold a work session for Board orientation on Monday, April 19 at 7 p.m.  Voting was as follows:

 

                YES:                        Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

               

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

 

The Town Clerk read a letter from Governor Bill Ritter in response to the Town’s letter concerning CDOT snow plowing.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

MAYOR FIELDS adjourned the regular meeting at 7:45 p.m.

 

 

 

________________________________________

Frank Fields, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

________________________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk