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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

September 2, 2008

 

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, September 2, 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:                  David Boyd

                                                Robert Hardwick

                                                Harry Venter

                                                                               

                Staff

                Present:                  Patti Owens, Town Clerk

                                               

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

TRUSTEE HARDWICK MOVED, TRUSTEE VENTER SECONDED to approve the agenda.  The motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE HARDWICK MOVED, TRUSTEE BOYD SECONDED to approve the August 5, 2008 regular meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Kathy Reid asked the Town to fix the ruts and add gravel to the road on Vine St. in front of her house.

 

Mrs. B.J. Lloyd, 785 Third Ave., presented a written proposal to the Board asking for access to the Town’s easement on Fir St. adjacent to the Lloyd’s mobile home.  The Lloyds want to place another mobile home on the lot and install extensions to the existing water and sewer lines.  According to the proposed sketch, the extensions would be dug in the Fir St. easement.

 

Phil Steel and Cindy Mowry spoke on behalf of Wendy Wood, Woodland Feed LLC.  Wood offered to buy the Town’s vacant lot adjacent to her property at 698 First Ave. for $1.

 

Tanya Lonneke, 569 Fifth Ave., asked if the Town Board could prevent her neighbor from leaving his water running and flooding her property.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 2,681,700 gallons of water in August, 2008.

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

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

                YES:                       Boyd, Fields, Hardwick, Venter

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Mergl, Stoumbaugh, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

CDBG Paving

The Town Clerk reported that Quality Paving Co. had been given a Notice to Proceed for the upcoming paving project.  Quality Paving Co. will provide surveying, mobilization, fine grading, and paving for approximately 5,000 sq. yds.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

2009 CDBG Application

The Board reviewed information on the 2009 Community Development Grant Application.  Deadline for submission of the grant is Oct. 20, 2008. 

 

Trustee Position

Trustee Tami Stoumbaugh has moved out of the community and submitted a letter of resignation.

 

TRUSTEE HARDWICK MOVED, TRUSTEE BOYD SECONDED to accept Tami Stoumbaugh’s letter of resignation.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Fields, Hardwick, Venter, Boyd

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Mergl, Stoumbaugh, Wood

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

Town Clean-Up Day will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, beginning at 8 a.m.  Discussion was held on use of the Town’s backhoe to crush the trash in the dumpsters.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Mayor Fields adjourned the meeting at 7:27 p.m.

 

 

 

______________________________

Frank Fields, Mayor

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

__________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk