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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

October 9, 2007

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 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 STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve the agenda.  The motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to approve the September 4, 2007 regular meeting minutes and September 25, 2007 special meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

No one had comments.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 2,485,700 gallons of water in September, 2007.

 

Mayor’s Report

The Mayor had nothing to report.

 

Town Clerk’s Report

The Town Clerk presented the report on the property survey conducted in September by the Town’s insurance company, CIRSA.  A letter from Toni Crismon, Hugo, regarding a spay/neuter grant was reviewed.

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD 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

 

Ordinance No. 242 -  Fence Regulations

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to approve Ordinance No. 242 regulating placement, style, height, setback, and other aspects of fences, hedges, and walls, including permitting for construction, and for enforcement, abatement, and penalties for violation thereof, and to amend Town of Deer Trail Ordinance No. 233, Section 4, 4-2 pertaining to junked or inoperable motor vehicles.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Johnson

                NO:                         Venter, Wood

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

2008 CDBG Grant Application

Trustees discussed prioritization of streets to be included in the 2008 CDBG grant application for street paving.

 

Trustee Wood was excused at 7:10 p.m.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to include the following streets in the following order in the 2008 CDBG paving grant application:

                1)             Second Ave., Grape St. to Ivy St.

                2)             Holly St., Second Ave., west to alley

                3)             Third Ave., Cedar St. to Date St.

                4)             Date St., Second Ave. to Third Ave.

                5)             Third Ave., Date St. to Elm St.

Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Johnson, Lavoie

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

                                                               

NEW BUSINESS

 

CGRS Remediation System Expansion

A representative of CGRS explained the upcoming expansion of the system designed to clean up subsurface gasoline contamination on Seventh Ave.  The project will begin in two months.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve the CGRS expansion of the remediation system on Seventh Ave.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Stoumbaugh, Venter, Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

2008 Proposed Budgets

The Town Clerk presented the 2008 proposed budgets for the General Fund, Sewer Fund, Water Fund, Conservation Trust Fund, and Open Space Fund.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE SANGER SECONDED to approve the 2008 proposed budgets as submitted.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Venter, Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Elks’ Special Events Permit

The Elks submitted an application for a Special Events permit for October 27 and 28.  All fees have been paid.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve the Elks’ Special Events Permit for October 27 and 28.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Johnson, Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Water Tap/Sewer Tap – 1210 Fourth Ave.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve the water tap and sewer tap applications submitted by Kunkel Construction, Inc. for the property located at 1210 Fourth Avenue, contingent upon payment of fees.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Venter, Johnson

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

The Board reviewed a letter submitted by Trustee Venter..

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:23 p.m.

 

 

______________________________

James F. Johnson, Mayor

 

ATTEST

 

 

__________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk