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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Special Meeting

March 16, 2006

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in special session on Thursday, March 16, 2006 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.  Mayor Jim Johnson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the resignation of Maintenance Man Randy Eldringhoff and security monitoring.

 

ROLL CALL

               

Mayor Jim Johnson  Trustees Present: Gary Lavoie, Russell Ness, Tami Stoumbaugh, Dutch Venter, Melvin Wood

 Staff Present:  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                                               

MAINTENANCE POSITION

 

The board reviewed the letter of resignation submitted by Maintenance Man Randy Eldringhoff.

 

The Maintenance Manís duties were reviewed including water and sewer responsibilities, streets, meter reading, trash pick-up, snow plowing, and mosquito spraying, as well as others.

 

TRUSTEE T. STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to advertise for the full-time maintenance position with skills including the ability to operate heavy machinery and perform manual labor, with wages at least $12.50/hr., dependent on experience, plus employee benefits.  Voting was as follows:  YES: Johnson, Ness, T. Stoumbaugh, Wood NO: Lavoie, Venter  ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: C. Stoumbaugh

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Drug testing may be required upon hire.  The application will be published for three weeks in the Tri-County Tribune and I-70 Scout with a deadline for application submittal of 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 10. 

 

MAYOR JOHNSON MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to take bids for the water/wastewater operator.  Voting was as follows:  YES: Johnson, Ness, T. Stoumbaugh, Wood NO: Lavoie, Venter  ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: C. Stoumbaugh

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, MAYOR JOHNSON SECONDED to accept the resignation of Maintenance Man Randy Eldringhoff effective April 7, 2006.  Voting was as follows:  YES: Johnson, Ness, T. Stoumbaugh, Wood NO: Lavoie, Venter  ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: C. Stoumbaugh

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

SECURITY SYSTEM

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to pay ADT Security Services month-to-month for security monitoring at a cost of $33/month.  Voting was as follows:  YES: Johnson, Ness, T. Stoumbaugh, Wood NO: Lavoie, Venter  ABSTAIN: None ABSENT: C. Stoumbaugh

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

The special meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m.

______________________________

James Johnson, Mayor

 

ATTEST

 

______________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk