October 16, 2017


                                                   TOWN OF KEENESBURG
                           BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
                                      MONDAY OCTOBER 16, 2017 6:00 P.M.
                                         KEENESBURG TOWN MEETING HALL
                                   140 S MAIN ST, KEENESBURG, CO 80643

 

Call to Order

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Keenesburg met in a regular session Monday, October 16, 2017 at Keenesburg Town Hall located at 140 South Main Street Keenesburg, Colorado 80643. Mayor Pro Tem Beach called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call        

Members Present: Mayor Pro Tem Sandra Beach, Trustees John Howell, Marc Johns and Kenneth Gfeller

Members Excused: Mayor Danny Kipp and Trustee Wilbur Wafel

Others Present: Town Manager Debra Chumley, Town Clerk Toni Pearl, Town Planner Todd Hodges and Town Attorney Kathleen Kelly

Public Comments

None

Consent Agenda

 A.  Approve Minutes from September 18, 2017

Financial Reports and Payment of Bills

Motion was made by Trustee Gfeller seconded by Trustee Johns to approve the consent agenda items. Motion carried 4-0: Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes.

Old Business

None

New Business

B.  Appointments

  1. Fill Vacancy on Board
There were two interested candidates to fill the open Trustee position on the board.  Juanda Hesse and Bruce Sparrow, both submitted a letter of interest and summarized their past experience and qualifications to serve the Town of Keenesburg. The board was directed to write the name of the individual they wish to appoint on a piece of paper and to hand it to Toni to read aloud. Due to a tie vote, motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Beach seconded by Trustee Johns to table the appointment until Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Motion carried 4-0: Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes.

C.  Monthly Police Report

For the month of September the department handled 86 calls for service with 127.48 hours logged. The suspect in the robbery has been indicted. Officer Greg Hart has joined the team and was currently in training. 

D. 
RESOLUTION 2017- 20 approving a fourth amendment to site  license agreement for wireless service facilities

Peggy Manino, General Manager, Roggen Telephone 519 Front Street Roggen, Colorado. She noted there was a change in the company name - Roggen Enterprises Broadband LLC. Which needed to be corrected on the agreement. The agreement would allow the placement of wireless facilities on the towns water tower until October 31, 2020, the licensing fee remains $300 per month and agreed to provide internet and virtual private network service in the amount of $3,600 which increased from $2,256 from the third amendment. Motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Beach seconded by Trustee Johns to approve RESOLUTION 2017-20 approving a fourth amendment to the site license agreement for wireless service facilities with the noted name changes. Motion carried 4-0: Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes.

E.  PUBLIC HEARING: ORDINANCE 2017-11 repealing and re-enacting Chapter 16, articles I-VI of the Keenesburg Municipal Code

Mayor Pro Tem Beach opened the public hearing on Ordinance 2017-11 repealing and re-enacting Chapter 16, articles I-VI of the Keenesburg Municipal Code at 6:12 p.m. The purpose of the hearing was to receive testimony regarding the proposed amendment to Chapter 16 and to provide a public forum for all interested parties who wish to comment on the amendment before the Board of Trustees. Notice of the hearing was published in the Greeley Tribune September 22, 2017. Todd Hodges addressed some of the changes to Chapter 16. The Planning Commission approved a resolution recommending approval during their meeting October 10, 2017. The amendments removed the mobile home district, added estate zone district which will allow for animal units and a couple of definitions were cleaned up as well.  There was no public comment regarding this item. Mayor Pro-Tem Beach closed the public hearing on ORDINANCE 2017-11 repealing and re-enacting Chapter 16, articles I-VI of the Keenesburg Municipal Code at 6:25 p.m. Motion was made by Mayor Pro Tem Beach seconded by Trustee Johns to adopt ORDINANCE 2017-11 an ordinance repealing and re-enacting Chapter 16, articles I-VI of the Keenesburg Municipal Code. Motion carried 4-0; Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes.

F.  RESOLUTION 2017-21 finding substantial compliance for an annexation petition filed known as the RK Annexation and setting public hearing thereon.

The resolution was to find substantial compliance for an annexation petition that has been submitted to the Town of Keenesburg.  This annexation is known as RK annexation and is located west on CR 398 just past the RV park and consists of approximately 15 acres, with a requested zoning of heavy industrial. A public hearing will be set  for December 11, 2017 at 6p.m. Motion was made by Trustee Beach seconded by Trustee Howell approving RESOLUTION 2017-21 finding substantial compliance for an annexation petition filed known as the RK annexation and setting a public hearing thereon.  Motion carried 4-0; Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes.

G.  Request for ad in yearbook

Weld Central High School yearbook is requesting ads for their year book, last year the town purchased a business card ad for $75 and donated $25. There was $140 remaining in the miscellaneous donation fund and all those who requested donations in 2016 have already done so this year. Motion was made by Trustee Gfeller seconded by Trustee Johns to place a business card ad for $75 and donate $60 to purchase a yearbook for an underprivileged student.  Motion carried 4-0; Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes.

H.  Board Member Information and Discussion

  1. Well Flow Data
  2. Monthly Code Enforcement Report
  3. Sign at John and Emma Meier Park

Staff Reports

  1.   Administration
  2.   Public Works

Town survey meetings were scheduled for October 21 at 10 a.m., October 23 at 7 p.m. and October 25 at 10 a.m.   Staff was in the process of opening additional bank accounts at Bank of Colorado, it was in the best interest to move all the accounts to one bank for accounting purposes. By moving the checking accounts to Bank of Colorado staff would be able to process deposits by using a check reading system which will save time.  The position for a public works employee was still open, the posting was listed on the website, Facebook and CML.

  1.   Legal
  2.   Engineering

Committee Reports

Board Member Comment

Adjournment

Motion was made by Trustee Johns seconded by Trustee Howell to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 4-0; Mayor Pro Tem Beach, Trustees Howell, Johns and Gfeller voting yes. The meeting adjourned at 6:48 p.m.

 

ATTEST:          

 

                                                                                                                                  

Sandra Beach, Mayor Pro Tem                                          Toni Pearl, Town Clerk