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TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Regular Meeting

September 4, 2007

 

CALL TO ORDER

 

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail met in regular session on Tuesday, September 4, 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 SANGER SECONDED to approve the agenda with the following additions:  Nuisance Ordinance to Unfinished Business and October Meeting Date and Town Clean-Up Day to New Business.   The motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE SANGER SECONDED to approve the August 7, 2007 regular meeting minutes.  The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

No one had comments.

 

REPORTS

 

Water & Sewer

The Town’s wells pumped 2,568,100 gallons of water in August, 2007.

 

Mayor’s Report

The Mayor had nothing to report.

 

Town Clerk’s Report

The Town Clerk reported that the Jockey Club is interested in pursuing a Great Outdoors Colorado grant for refurbishment at the rodeo grounds.  The grant would be submitted in partnership with the Town.

 

 

 

 

APPROVAL AND PAYMENT OF BILLS

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH 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 -  Fence Regulations

The Board reviewed information submitted by Town Attorney Stan Kimble for fence regulations in Limon, Hugo, Flagler, and Simla.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to table a decision on the fence ordinance until the October regular meeting.   The motion carried.

 

DOLA Grant Contract

The final step in the process for the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Fund grant for radio read water meters is approval of the contract with the State of Colorado.  The State will provide $27,920 which will be matched by the Town’s water and wastewater accounts.

 

TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH MOVED, TRUSTEE LAVOIE SECONDED to approve the grant contract with the State of Colorado for the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Grant.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Lavoie, Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Johnson

                NO:                         Venter, Wood

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Ordinance 241 – Amendment to Nuisance Ordinance

There has been some confusion with wording in the Town’s Nuisance Ordinance No. 233 about references to zoning.  The Town has no zoning.  Arapahoe County zoning does not apply in Deer Trail.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to approve Ordinance No. 241 concerning appeals of Notices and Orders issued under the ordinance to the Deer Trail Board of Trustees.  Voting was as follows:

                YES:                        Sanger, Stoumbaugh, Johnson, Lavoie

                NO:                         Venter, Wood

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

                                                               

NEW BUSINESS

 

American Legion Donation

The American Legion offered use of its facility on Elm Street during both phases of asbestos removal on First Avenue.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE WOOD SECONDED to donate $300 to the American Legion for use of their building.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

2008 CDBG Grant Application

Deadline for the 2008 CDBG grant application is October 15.  Board members discussed streets to be considered for paving including Second Avenue, Fourth Avenue, and Third Avenue.  A decision will be made at next month’s meeting.

 

October Meeting Date

The Town Clerk will be out of Town on the regular October meeting date, October 2.

 

TRUSTEE LAVOIE MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED to change the October meeting date to Tuesday, October 9 at 7 p.m.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

Town Clean-Up Day

 

TRUSTEE VENTER MOVED, TRUSTEE STOUMBAUGH SECONDED the Town sponsor a clean-up day on Saturday, Sept. 22, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with three roll-off dumpsters from Swim’s Disposal Service.  Voting was as follows:

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

                NO:                         None

                ABSTAIN:            None

                ABSENT:               Fields

The Mayor declared the motion carried.

 

TRUSTEES’ COMMENTS

No comments were offered.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

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

 

The regular meeting was adjourned at 7:17 p.m.

 

 

______________________________

James F. Johnson, Mayor

 

ATTEST

 

 

 

__________________________

Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk