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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Special Meeting

June 25, 2008

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in special session on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.  Mayor Frank Fields called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

 

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Town Clerk/Treasurer job opening..

 

ROLL CALL

               

                Trustees

                Present:                  David Boyd

                                                Frank Fields

                                                Robert Hardwick

                                                Gerald Mergl

                                                Tami Stoumbaugh

                                                Dutch Venter

                                                Melvin Wood

                                               

                Staff

                Present:                  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                               

 

TOWN CLERK/TREASURER JOB OPENING

 

The Board reviewed the Town Clerk’s letter of resignation and job description.  They discussed the procedure for hiring a new Town Clerk.

 

TRUSTEE BOYD MOVED to accept the Town Clerk’s resignation.  The motion was not seconded.  The motion died.

 

Discussion was held on the current pay received by the Town Clerk as well as years of employment.

 

TRUSTEE VENTER MOVED, TRUSTEE BOYD SECONDED to give the Town Clerk a $4/hour raise to $18/hour.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Boyd, Fields, Hardwick, Mergl, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

The Town Clerk asked for time to consider the offer.  She will notify the Board by 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 26.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE VENTER SECONDED to hold a special meeting on Thursday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m.  The motion carried.

 

If the Town Clerk accepts the pay increase and withdraws her letter of resignation, the special meeting will be cancelled.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting was adjourned at 5:33 p.m.

 

 

______________________________

Frank Fields, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST

 

 

______________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk