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THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW

TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

JULY 9, 2018

PRESENT:   Mayor Glenn Levy; Councilmembers: Emilie Mitcham, Mayor Pro Tem; Kathleen Bailey; Mladenka “Mia” Boehrer; Leola Boone; Adam Ellsworth; Jon Richardson.

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT:   Pat Wilson, Town Attorney; Beverly Seidel, Court Clerk; Mark Toth, Chief of Police; John Pughes, Public Works Director; The meeting was recorded. Minutes are not verbatim.

MEETING TIME:    6:35 PM

LOCATION:             Town Hall

 THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW TOWN COUNCIL CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAINVIEW TO ORDER

Mayor Levy called the meeting to order and roll call taken with members present.

Councilmember Boone was in the audience to observe and listen and not voting.

Councilmember Mitcham motioned to move into the Licensing Board meeting and Councilmember Bailey seconded.

LICENSING AUTHORITY BOARD

Levy introduced the agenda time.

Kris Hoeltgen, Attorney, and Tesfu Asgodom, new owner of Mountain View Liquors introduced themselves. They were there to answer questions regarding the transfer of ownership to Delmon, LLC.

They attended TIPS training and it was mentioned that there was an incident with a customer that did not have identification verified. The attorney reviewed the complete application.  The background check was fine.

Councilmember Mitcham motioned, and Councilmember Ellsworth seconded. All aye. The motion passed.

Councilmember Mitcham motioned to adjourn the Licensing Authority Board meeting and move to the regular meeting and Councilmember Bailey seconded. All aye.  The motion passed.

CONSENT AGENDA

Levy introduced the agenda item.

The Consent Agenda included the Summary Account Information & Accounts Payable for June 2018 update and the June 11, 2018, Council Meeting Minutes.

Councilmember Mitcham motioned to approve with corrections and Councilmember Richardson seconded. All aye.  The motion passed.

 UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS-COMMENTS ARE LIMITED TO 3 MINUTES

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Catherine Colwell wanted to give kudos regarding the flyers that were distributed.

STAFF UPDATES AND/OR REPORTS

Municipal Court/Beverly Seidel – She distributed her report at the meeting.

Police/Chief Toth – He distributed his report at the meeting and gave a brief overview.

Town Attorney/Pat Wilson – He noted there were minor things to update. Currently working with a CORA request received regarding salaries for employees and working on the deed restriction and modification, and the low interest sewer loan.  Mitcham suggested she reach out to a contact she has on the board.  He has been talking to John Pughes about the low interest loan; we need to be sure we qualify for the low interest loan. Levy noted he did speak to Pughes about getting a location for the public meeting and questions/comments.

Town Clerk/Treasurer/Sarah Albright – She was not in attendance. Her report was a table setting.

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

There were no comments.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-07-09, A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR A COST OF LIVING ADJUSTMENT FOR TOWN APPOINTED OFFICERS AND CERTAIN TOWN STAFF

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Councilmember Boehrer noted the resolution was to include the police officers for the COLA.

Wilson stated he drafted the resolution and will make the necessary corrections to the resolution for all town employees.

Councilmember Boehrer moved to approve per the attorney language and Councilmember Richardson seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

BREAK IN SESSION 7:20 PM

BACK IN SESSION 7:30 PM

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-07-09B, A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW’S SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Discussion included: complexity in terms of coordinating functions; distinguish between acting as a councilmember or a volunteer; being cognizant of the open meetings law; law is being developed now and it is difficult; beginning of policy draft; continue revising the policy draft; policy users can read and understand; digital platform policy; exceptions; succinct reading; simply state digital platforms suggested; use definitions and define; the website and other items in future; and policy language.

Councilmember Boehrer motioned to table until the next scheduled meeting, Monday, August 13, 2018, and Councilmember Mitcham seconded. The motion passed with a vote of 4-1.

WEBSITE DISCUSSION

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Levy stated two pricing/service proposals, the Civic Plus and Real Time Solutions were submitted via suggestions by Councilmember Bailey. It was a scaled down version.  He felt they were same price wise.

He wished to review them with the Clerk. He suggested they email the Clerk with suggestions and comments.  Keep in mind it will take months to get a website.

Levy stated the next steps would be to review the information and send questions and comments to the Clerk.

Councilmember Bailey was directed to email the spreadsheet to the Clerk to disseminate.

COMMTTEE UPDATES/REPORTS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Public Works Committee – Ellsworth noted the information was in the packet. He gave a brief update to include the grant for the sewer loan moving forward; grant to include an additional $10,000 for administrative costs; planning will begin in October; appropriate meeting place; curb and gutter considerations; playground equipment.

Economic Development Committee – The report was in the packet. Ellsworth stated the RFP deadline was extended and researching other opportunities, with a broader audience and hope for some finalists for the September meeting. They had hoped to have the survey done and have received some responses. There will be a report next month.

Finance Committee – The report was in the packet. Mitcham stated the report includes a situation regarding quarterly billing of a resident who unfortunately was not receiving the bills.  Levy asked for a copy of the budget time line for his review.

CDOC Committee – The report was in the packet. Bailey stated they spoke about the website and the upcoming survey questions. Mitcham noted they have been helping with the event planning more than anticipated, and the chairs of each committee will receive the questionnaires for residents to review before bringing to council.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Levy introduced the agenda item.

He stated that the planners have discussed issues with him regarding height of a structure, how to measure it, residential and commercial requirements. He gave them the Berkeley overlay for reference and they provided him with a proposal less than $5,000.  He suggested they attend a special meeting to address the concerns and their recommendations.  They discussed the economic development consultant need as well.

COUNCILMEMBERS’ UPDATES/REPORTS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Ellsworth had some notes from the CML Conference. He stated that he is looking forward to going next year.

Mitcham stated as part of the event planning, they are creating an event planning checklist to be used for future events. She wanted to have a conversation in the future regarding the trees to preserve the quality and it’s important for the character of the town.

Bailey stated Jefferson County Housing Authority may be able to assist homeowners. She also asked how many residents are on each street.  She will check with the Clerk first.

Councilmember Ellsworth motioned to move from the regular meeting to Executive Session to receive legal advice regarding 4125 Depew Street and Councilmember Boehrer seconded. All aye. The motion passed.

EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4) (b) TO RECEIVE UPDATE FROM THE TOWN ATTORNEY RELATED ON THE TOWN CHARTER IN 4125 DEPEW NUISANCE ABATEMENT EFFORTS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

MEETING TO ADJOURN

Councilmember Ellsworth moved to adjourn. All Aye.  The regular meeting adjourned at 9:01 PM.

ATTEST:                                                                 TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNCIL

Sarah A. Albright, CMC                                             Glenn Levy

Town Clerk/Treasurer                                               Mayor