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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

March 4, 2008

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 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:                  Gary Lavoie

                                                Bob Sanger

                                                Tami Stoumbaugh

                                                Dutch Venter

                                                Melvin Wood

                                               

                                               

                Staff

                Present:                  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                                               

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE SANGER SECONDED to approve the February 5, 2008 regular meeting minutes and the February 21, 2008 special meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

No one offered public comment.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 1,370,400 gallons of water in February, 2008.

 

Mayor’s Report

The Mayor had nothing to report.

 

Town Clerk’s Report

The Town Clerk had nothing to report.

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

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

 

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

Spur Mountain Timber Annexation

Lengthy discussion was held with Spur Mountain Timber representatives about the forthcoming annexation.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to approve the Pre-Annexation Agreement with Spur Mountain Timber upon receipt of the legal description.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Wood, Johnson

                NO:                         Venter

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to waive the annexation impact report and fiscal impact report for Spur Mountain Timber.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Wood, Johnson, Lavoie

                NO:                         Venter

                ABSTAIN:            None

]               ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to approve the Petition for Annexation submitted by Spur Mountain Timber.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve the Annexation Agreement and Cost Agreement with Spur Mountain Timber with deposit of sums in the amount of $750 and approve Resolution 08-03 finding substantial compliance for an annexation petition filed with the Town of Deer Trail, for property to be known as the Spur Mountain Timber Annexation to the Town of Deer Trail, upon submission of a deed and title insurance by Thursday, March 6, and funds in the amount of $750, and setting a public hearing for Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 7:00 p.m.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Wood, Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh

                NO:                         Venter

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.         

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Jockey Club Special Events Permit

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve the Special Events Permit for May 25, 2008 submitted by the Jockey Club.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Elks’ Special Events Permit

Special Events premises must be posted ten days prior to approval of the application.  The Elks posted their premises on Friday, February 29, four days prior to tonight’s meeting.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to schedule a special meeting on Tuesday, March 11, 7:00 p.m., to consider the Elks’ special events permit.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

April Meeting Date

The Board’s regular meeting date, the first Tuesday of the month, falls on municipal election day, Tuesday, April 1.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to reschedule the April, 2008 meeting to Tuesday, April 8, 2008.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Temporary Mobile Home Request

Susan DiGuglielmo asked to temporarily move another mobile home onto her property on Seventh Avenue for approximately one year in which her son will reside.  The move will be made within six weeks.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to allow DiGuglielmos to temporarily move another mobile home onto their property on Seventh Avenue for one year and pay another basic water and sewer charge during that time.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Wood, Lavoie

                NO:                         Johnson

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

4-H Club Donation Request

The Deer Trail Eagles 4-H Club submitted a letter asking for a donation for their club.  The Board had some questions concerning number of members, etc., and no one was on hand to provide that information.  The donation request will be addressed at the April, 2008 meeting.

 

Cedar Point Wind Power Project

The Board reviewed the plan and request for comments for the Cedar Point Wind Power Project submitted by Arapahoe County Public Works and Development.

 

 

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE VENTER SECONDED to provide no comments on the project.

 

Resolution to Appoint Election Judges

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve Resolution 08-05 authorizing the Town Clerk to appoint election judges for Deer Trail’s 2008 municipal election to be held on April 1, 2008 and establishing a rate of pay.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

No comments were offered.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

The regular meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

 

 

 

______________________________

James F. Johnson, Mayor

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

__________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk