Minutes: March 2017

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 13, 2017

 

 

PRESENT:                Mayor Kiddie; Mayor Pro-Tem Patricia Lilliston; Councilmembers:

Leola Boone; Dodie Dosh; Glenn Levy; Emilie Mitcham; Jon Richardson

 

STAFF MEMBERS

PRESENT:                Andrew Gomez, Town Attorney; Beverly Seidel, Court Clerk; Mark Nicastle, Police

Sargent; Travis Reynolds, Planner; John Pughes, Public Works; Sarah Albright, Town

Clerk/Treasurer recorded the meeting. Minutes are not verbatim.

 

MEETING TIME:    7:00 PM

 

LOCATION:             Town Hall

 

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW TOWN COUNCIL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

Mayor Kiddie called the meeting to order.  Roll call.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

 

The Consent Agenda included the following:  Summary Account Information, February 2017 Account Payables, February 13, 2017 Meeting Minutes.

 

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to approve and Councilmember Boone seconded.

 

UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

 

No one from the public was in the audience.

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-03-13A, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 6-1-40 OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW MUNICIPAL CODE REVISING THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR BUSINESS LICENSES

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

 

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to approve and Councilmember Richardson seconded. The motion passed with roll call vote of all members present.

 

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-03-13B, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE 7 OF CHAPTER 16 OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW MUNICPAL CODE TO ADDRESS ELECTRONIC MESSAGE CENTERS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

 

Travis Reynolds, LSL Planning, reviewed the ordinance and was available to answer questions.

 

Discussion topics: EMC standard size; size limitation of 40 sq. feet; hard signage and EMC signage separate; brightness is concern; amendments; keeping code separate; notice business owners prior to next meeting.

 

(Councilmember Mitcham arrived at this time).

 

Councilmember Levy motioned to approve with the following modifications: No. 1 only applies to EMCs not creating an accumulative size limit of all signage and, No. 2 the maximum sign size allowed for EMC is no more than 40 sq. ft. and Councilmember Richardson seconded. The motion passed with roll call vote of all members present.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS / STAFF UPDATES AND/OR REPORTS

      Admin Committee – Leola Boone, Emilie Mitcham, Chuck Reid, Sarah Albright, Bev Seidel

No meeting in February. Meeting notes distributed at meeting.

Economic Development – Glenn Levy, Emilie Mitcham, Chuck Reid

2/9/17 Meeting notes distributed. The committee requested Mayor Kiddie to attend their next meeting March 29, 2017, 6:00 PM to share his knowledge.

      Finance Committee – Dodie Dosh, Patricia Lilliston, Sarah Albright

3/8/2017 Meeting notes in packet. March Workshop date set for Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM at town hall.

Public Safety Committee – Glenn Levy, Jon Richardson, Chief Toth

No meeting in February.  The committee will meet in March.

Public Works Committee – Patricia Lilliston, Jon Richardson, John Pughes, Chief Toth

No meeting in February. The next committee meeting was March 29, 2017.

Planning / Travis Reynolds, AICP, Sr. Planner

Handling development applications, the Benton project required survey submittal and checked out nicely.   There is residential development moving into the spring/summer season.

Court Clerk / Bev Seidel

She distributed report at meeting.

Police / Chief Mark Toth

Chief Toth was not in attendance and Sgt. Nicastle gave a brief update. Gomez stated invoking a nuisance ordinance is very costly with a heavy set of procedures to follow. A “Notice to Correct” letter mailed to owner, and then the Town may correct or level, lien the property, and go through the Municipal Court. There are many options for the Town.  Nicastle noted the donation for the Arapahoe House would be a $1,000 contribution instead of the $5,000 contribution as previously approved. He also asked about the Proclamation for Victims Rights week and will be ready at the workshop meeting.

 

Public Works Report / John Pughes

His report was in the packet. Lilliston thanked Mr. Pughes for the LED project moving forward.  Reid suggested that the Metro Wastewater costs/fees and the Town’s costs/fees be reviewed and set by resolution.

Town Attorney’s Report and Update / Andrew Gomez

Gomez briefed all of the Depew property earlier and would be moving forward with abating it.  Default would be seven days, and no movement then a summons issued.

Town Clerk/Treasurer / Sarah Albright

She stated instead of providing a report in the packet of tasks done each month she would be updating them of tasks in progress.  The Clerk’s office continues to prepare items for the pre-audit postponed due to illness, and focusing with records retention specifically records in the storage room and garage.

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS’ REPORTS/ITEMS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

 

Lilliston suggested the Admin Committee consider setting the date for the picnic.

 

Levy stated there has been a loose dog at 43rd and Depew.

 

MAYOR’S REPORT/ITEMS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.  He stated that Lakeside has agreed to work the 44th Street project and was within their budget. It was zero cost to the Town.  He will have an update at the Meet and Greet, April 1, 2017.

He invited all councilmembers to attend.

 

MEETING TO ADJOURN

Councilmember Lilliston moved to adjourn and seconded by Councilmember Dosh.  The motion passed and the meeting adjourned at 8:18 PM.