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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Special Meeting

November 15, 2006

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in special session on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado.  Mayor Jim Johnson called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m. 

The purpose of the meeting was to 1) meet with Town Attorney Stan Kimble in executive session and 2) discuss Dangerous Buildings. 

ROLL CALL               

Mayor Jim Johnson; Trustees Present: Frank Fields, Gary Lavoie, Bob Sanger, Tami Stoumbaugh, Dutch Venter, Melvin Wood

Staff Present: Patti Owens, Town Clerk; Stan Kimble, Town Attorney                                               

EXECUTIVE SESSION 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to go into executive session for a conference with the Town attorney for the purpose of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(b).  Voting was as follows:

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

NO:           None

ABSTAIN:   None 

ABSENT:     None

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

The Board went into executive session at 4:35 p.m. 

Executive session concluded at 5:37 p.m. and the special meeting was reconvened. 

DANGEROUS BUILDINGS 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to authorize the Town Attorney to contact A & M Land Company and inform them of the problems with the property at 692 First Avenue, meaning an environmental issue of asbestos, which will prevent the Town from accepting title or ownership and alerting them that there might be a potential claim from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and assuring them that there are no fines or costs assessed them and authorize discussion with the CDPHE asking that if the front portion of the building is not contaminated, determined by an inspection,  if CDPHE will give permission to remove that portion of the building because it is an immediate threat to the public.  Voting was as follows:

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

NO:            None

ABSTAIN:    None

ABSENT:      None

The Mayor declared the motion carried. 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE SANGER SECONDED to follow Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) procedures at 692 First Avenue with an asbestos inspection at a cost of approximately $700-$900 and a letter with a plan of action to the CDPHE which will include removal of the front portion of the building.  Voting was as follows:

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

NO:            None

ABSTAIN:    None

ABSENT:      None

The Mayor declared the motion carried. 

ADJOURNMENT 

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

The special meeting was adjourned at 5:50 p.m. 

______________________________

James Johnson, Mayor 

ATTEST 

______________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk