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Regular Meeting

Tuesday, March 4, 2003

 

CALL TO ORDER

The regular meeting of the Deer Trail Board of Trustees was called to order at 7:01 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 Gary Lavoie, Dutch Venter, and Melvin Wood. Trustees Ralph Haight, Russell Ness, and Tami Stoumbaugh were absent. Attendants of the meeting included: Sharlene Wood and Ron Schaffer.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

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

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Ron Schaffer asked when the pet vaccination clinic is scheduled. The Town Clerk reported that Strasburg Veterinary Clinic was in the process of moving into their new facility and had not yet scheduled the vaccination clinic in Deer Trail.

REPORTS

Water & Sewer

The Town Clerk reported water usage for the month of February, 2003 was 1,222,600 gallons. Average sewer flow for February was 46,150 gallons per day. The high flow day was February 25 with a flow of 46,720 gallons.

Financial

The Town Clerk presented budget reports to the Board.

Safety Committee

The Safety Committee had nothing to report.

CDBG Grant

The Town Clerk reported that the county had given the Town notice to proceed and order the mosquito sprayer that will be paid for with CDBG monies. The county does not know when the money for the playground equipment will be available.

GMS, Inc. Sewer Study

The Town received a bill from GMS, Inc. for sewer study research and meetings.

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The bid submitted by Bobbie Bell for Centennial Park maintenance was discussed.

MOTION: Trustee Lavoie moved to approve Bobbie Bell's bid for maintenance at Centennial Park for $275/month, April through September, for two years, 2003 and 2004. The motion was seconded by Trustee Venter. A roll call vote was taken. YES: Mayor Rector, Trustee Venter, Trustee Wood, and Trustee Lavoie. The motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

MOTION: Trustee Lavoie moved to donate $400 to the American Legion for Boys' and Girls' State. The motion was seconded by Trustee Wood. A roll call vote was taken. YES: Trustee Venter, Trustee Wood, Trustee Lavoie, and Mayor Rector. The motion carried.

Water conservation for the upcoming year was discussed. No action was taken.

Mayor Rector appointed Trustee Ralph Haight as head of the Financial/Building Department and Trustee Russell Ness as head of the Cable TV and Telephone Department.

CORRESPONDENCE

No correspondence had been received.

ADJOURNMENT

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

The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:34 p.m.

 

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Beryl H. Rector, Mayor

ATTEST

 

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Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk