TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
November 4, 2008
CALL TO ORDER
The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at the Town Hall, 555 Second Avenue, Deer Trail, Colorado. Mayor Frank Fields called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Mayor: Frank Fields
Present: Gerald Mergl
Present: Patti Owens, Town Clerk
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
TRUSTEE WOOD MOVED, TRUSTEE VENTER SECONDED to approve the agenda. The motion carried.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
TRUSTEE MERGL MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve the October 7, 2008 regular meeting minutes. The motion carried.
Phillip Steel reported he has filed a campaign finance committee registration that has not been acknowledged. He will be holding a presentation on November 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Deer Trail Firehouse, addressing altering the organizational structure in the Town.
Water & Sewer
The Town’s wells pumped 1,422,000 gallons of water in October, 2008.
APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS
TRUSTEE MERGL MOVED, TRUSTEE MONNAHAN SECONDED to approve the payment of the bills. Voting was as follows:
YES: Fields, Mergl, Monnahan, Venter, Wood
ABSENT: Boyd, Hardwick
The Mayor declared the motion carried.
No items of Unfinished Business were scheduled.
No items of New Business were scheduled.
Trustee Mergl asked if the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) paving grant had been submitted to Arapahoe County. The Town Clerk responded that the grant was submitted and received by Arapahoe County on October 20.
Trustee Wood asked about finishing the asphalt paving on half of Date Street between Second and Third Avenue since it had not been included in the CDBG paving grant application.
Trustee Monnahan asked about the possibility of changing the CDBG paving grant application to include a portion of Fourth Avenue.
Trustee Venter expressed concern about the gravel in the alley behind his home and business. The gravel and the alley are higher than his door and he has concerns about water entering his building. Mayor Fields said that another property owner had expressed the same concerns at his property on the other side of the same alley.
TRUSTEE WOOD MOVED, TRUSTEE VENTER SECONDED to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried.
The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:17 p.m.
Frank Fields, Mayor
Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk