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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

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.

 

ROLL CALL

               

                Mayor:                   Frank Fields         

                Trustees

                Present:                  Gerald Mergl

                                                John Monnahan

                                                Harry Venter

                                                Melvin Wood

                                                                               

                Staff

                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.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

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.

 

REPORTS

 

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Boyd, Hardwick

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

No items of Unfinished Business were scheduled.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

No items of New Business were scheduled.

                               

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

 

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.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

__________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk