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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

December 4, 2007

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.  Mayor Jim Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

               

                Mayor                    Jim Johnson         

                Trustees

                Present:                  Frank Fields

Gary Lavoie

                                                Bob Sanger

                                                Tami Stoumbaugh

                                                Dutch Venter

                                                Melvin Wood

                                               

                                               

                Staff

                Present:                  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                                               

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve the agenda.  The motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve the November 6, 2007 regular meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

No one offered public comment.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 1,621,000 gallons of water in November, 2007.

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE SANGER SECONDED to approve the payment of the bills.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                       Fields, Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

2008 Budget

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve Resolution 07-03 adopting a final budget and summarizing revenues and expenditures for each fund for the Town of Deer Trail during the calendar year beginning January 1, 2008 and ending December 31, 2008.  Voting was as follows:

YES:                        Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood, Fields

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve Resolution 07-04 appropriating sums of money to the various funds and departments in the amount and for the purpose as set forth for the Town of Deer Trail for the 2008 budget year.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood, Fields, Johnson

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to approve Resolution 07-05 levying general property taxes for the year 2008, to aid in the operation of and help defray the costs of government for the Town of Deer Trail for the 2008 budget year.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood, Fields, Johnson, Lavoie

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Resolution 07-06 – To Supplement 2007 Budget

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to approve Resolution 07-06 appropriating additional sums of money to defray expenses in excess of amounts budgeted for the Town of Deer Trail.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood, Fields, Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

High Plains Raceway

The Board reviewed information submitted by Arapahoe County’s planning division regarding an amateur motorsports facility to be located on Highway 36, 17 miles east of Byers.  Arapahoe County will be asked to notify the school district about the proposed facility.

 

 

 

 

Employee Christmas Bonuses

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE SANGER SECONDED to approve Christmas bonuses for the Town’s two full-time employees in the amount of $300 each, with the Town paying the payroll taxes.

                YES:                        Venter, Wood, Fields, Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

No comments were offered.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to adjourn the meeting.  The motion carried.

 

The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:21 p.m.

 

 

______________________________

James F. Johnson, Mayor

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

__________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk