TOWN OF KEENESBURG
BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2015
KEENESBURG TOWN MEETING HALL
140 S.MAIN STREET, KEENESBURG, CO 80643
Call to Order: The Board of Trustees of the Town of Keenesburg met in regular session on
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll: Board members present: Trustee’s Cindy Baumgartner, Wilbur Wafel, Sandra Beach, Lisa Sparrow, Ken Gfeller, Wendi Tyler and Mayor Kipp were present.
Others Present: Debra Chumley, Town Clerk, Marc Johns, Public Works Director and Toni Pearl, Assistant Town Treasurer.
Public Comments: None.
Old Business: None.
Motion was made by Trustee Beach to approve the minutes from July 20, 2015, seconded by Trustee Gfeller .The motion carried 7-0, Mayor Kipp, Trustees Baumgartner, Wafel, Beach, Sparrow, Gfeller and Tyler voting yes
Mayor Kipp advised the board that a change needed to made to the adoption date on page 11 of the ordinance. He stated that the date should be changed from August 17 to August 3, 2015 to reflect today’s date.
Motion was made by Trustee Sparrow, seconded by Trustee Tyler to adopt ORDINANCE 2015-03 changing the adoption date from August 17 to August 3, 2015. The motion carried 7-0, Mayor Kipp, Trustees Baumgartner, Wafel, Beach, Sparrow, Gfeller, and Tyler voting yes.
Debra Chumley gave an overview of the resolution and advised that it gives the Mayor authority to execute and accept the grant contract.
Motion was made by Trustee Beach, seconded by Trustee Sparrow to approve RESOLUTION 2015-16approving and authorizing the mayor to sign an agreement for an energy and mineral impact assistance grant. The motion carried 7-0; Mayor Kipp, Trustees Baumgartner, Wafel, Beach, Sparrow, Gfeller and Tyler voting yes.
Motion was made by Mayor Kipp, seconded by Trustee Beach to go into executive session for the purpose of determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations, developing strategy for negotiations, and/or instructing negotiators, under C.R.S. § 24-6-402(4) (e) regarding a possible agreement to extend a water line east on CR 59 on Hwy 52 approximately 2,000 feet. A roll call vote was taken. Trustee Baumgartner yes, Trustee Wafel yes, Trustee Beach yes, Mayor Kipp yes, Trustee Sparrow yes, Trustee Gfeller yes and Trustee Tyler yes; motion carried 7-0.
Mayor Kipp stated that the time was 6:40 p.m. and the executive session had concluded. The participants in the executive session were: Trustee Cindy Baumgartner, Trustee Wilbur Wafel, Trustee Sandra Beach, Mayor Danny Kipp, Trustee Lisa Sparrow, Trustee Ken Gfeller, Trustee Wendi Tyler and Debra Chumley, Town Clerk. For the record, if any person who participated in the executive session believes that any substantial discussion of any matters not included in the motion to go into the executive session occurred during the executive session, or that any improper action occurred during the executive session in violation of the Open Meetings Law, I would ask that you state your concerns for the record. There were no concerns stated, the board moved on to the next agenda item.
Board Member Information and discussion:
Staff Reports: Administration
Public Works: Pubic Works Report
Marc Johns advised the Board that the public works department will be working on painting the cross walks and parking stripes over the next couple of days. He let the board know that sewer jetting would take place over the next 2-3 weeks, and that Burlington Northern had completed the repair on East track and that it would need some additional work done.
Board Member Comments
Trustee Sparrow stated that the town should continue to support the Wild Animal Sanctuary.
Adjournment: Motion was made by Trustee Tyler, seconded by Trustee Gfeller to adjourn the meeting; the motion carried 7-0, Mayor Kipp, Trustees Baumgartner, Wafel, Beach, Sparrow, Gfeller and Tyler voting yes. The meeting adjourned at 6:42p.m.
Danny R. Kipp, Mayor Debra L. Chumley, Town Clerk