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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

May 4, 2010

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.  Mayor Frank Fields called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

               

                Mayor:                   Frank Fields

                Trustees

                Present:                  Robert Hardwick

                                                Dillian Jeffrey

                                                Gerald Mergl

                                                John Monnahan

                                                Dorothy Pisel

                Staff

                Present:                  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                                               

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE PISEL SECONDED to approve the agenda with the addition of Building Permit – 395 Second Avenue to New Business.  The motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE MERGL MOVED, TRUSTEE PISEL SECONDED to approve the April 13, 2010 regular meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Jason Gibbons from Premier Roofing Company stated he will be doing roofing at several properties in Deer Trail.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 1,357,000 gallons of water in April, 2010.

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

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

 

                YES:                       Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

No unfinished business was discussed.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

Mosquito Spraying

The Board discussed two types of mosquito spray:  Biomist and Fyfanon.  The Biomist, which has been used the past few years, costs $77.40/gallon.  Fyfanon, a malathion-based spray, will cost $37.40/gallon.

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE JEFFREY SECONDED to order 55 gallons of the Fyfanon spray at an approximate cost of $37.40/gallon.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

The Town will continue to treat standing water with briquets and provide donuts to residents at $1/donut.

 

Fireworks

 

TRUSTEE HARDWICK MOVED, TRUSTEE BEHRENS SECONDED to order fireworks from Stonebraker Fireworks in the amount of $3,500.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Community Picnic

The Board discussed ideas for activities during this year’s Community Picnic.  Some things suggested were a Taste of Deer Trail, community garage sales, and live music.

 

TRUSTEE MONNAHAN MOVED, TRUSTEE JEFFREY SECONDED to host the Community Picnic on Saturday, July 10.  The motion carried.

 

Building Permit – 390 Fourth Avenue

 

TRUSTEE MERGL MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to approve the building permit application for a garage at 390 Fourth Avenue.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Jeffrey, Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Paving Agreement

The Board reviewed an agreement that will be used for the CDBG paving projects.

 

TRUSTEE MERGL MOVED, MAYOR FIELDS SECONDED to approve the agreement that will be submitted to contractors with the CDBG paving projects.  Voting was as follows:

 

                YES:                        Mergl, Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

CML Board Training

Board members considered the May 14 and 15 Colorado Municipal League training.  No one will be able to attend.

 

Building Permit – 395 Second Avenue

 

MAYOR FIELDS MOVED, TRUSTEE MONNAHAN SECONDED to approve the building permit application for a re-roof at 395 Second Avenue.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Monnahan, Pisel, Behrens, Fields, Hardwick, Jeffrey, Mergl

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

               

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

 

Trustee Monnahan addressed his ongoing concern about the building permit that was approved at the April, 2010 meeting.  According to Monnahan, the pole barn at 520 Tenth Avenue appears to be partially in the Town’s alley.  The Town will attempt to locate property markers near that address.

 

Mayor Fields reported that topsoil had been added to the flower boxes in Centennial Park and they are ready to be used.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

MAYOR FIELDS adjourned the regular meeting at 7:50 p.m.

 

 

 

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Frank Fields, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk