Minutes: December 2016

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 12, 2016

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; Chuck Reid, Economic Consultant/Admin;

Beverly Seidel, Court Clerk; Sarah Albright, Town Clerk/Treasurer recorded the

meeting.  Minutes are not verbatim.

MEETING TIME: 7:02 PM

LOCATION: Town Hall

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW TOWN COUNCIL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

Mayor Kiddie called the meeting to order.  Roll call.

Kiddie asked for a motion to convene to the Licensing Authority Board.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to convene as the Licensing Authority Board and Councilmember Dosh seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

LICENSING AUTHORITY BOARD TO CONVENE

Medicinal Wellness DBA Oasis Cannabis Superstore-Retail Dispensary License Renewal 402R-00098

Attorney Gomez noted the business had violated regulations and disclosed such and it was not at this establishment. 

Michael Aragon commented regarding the underage fine happened with a fairly new employee and the violation happened at checkout, at the time of the transaction.  They have a secondary mandatory procedure in place at all their stores. 

Judy Aragon commented that employee was terminated that day.  They take it very seriously.

Councilmember Dosh motioned to approve the license renewal and Councilmember Lilliston seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

THE REGULAR MEETING RECONVENED AT 7:12 PM

Councilmember Dosh moved to reconvene to the regular meeting and Councilmember Lilliston seconded.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Councilmember Dosh seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

CONSENT AGENDA

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

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

UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS-COMMENTS ARE LIMITED TO 3 MINUTES

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Mark Pautler, presiding Judge, stated he wanted to update everyone regarding the issues with the Civil Liberties Union.  He briefed on fines and payments and municipal courts, 1309 statute and he wasn’t concerned for Mountain View.  We don’t address types of cases where jail time is a concern.  The next item will be OJW, its enforced by the Department of Motor Vehicles and authorized by judges to hold on their record.  Judges meet regularly to work with what is happening.  He runs the Citizen’s Academy three hours on Wednesday nights for 12-weeks.

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-12-12A, A RESOLUTION LEVYING GENERAL PROPERTY TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2017

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Gomez noted this is a year-end item.

Reid noted certification needs to happen by Thursday and was adopted in the budget.

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-12-12B, A RESOLUTION INCREASING COMMERCIAL TRASH USER FEE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 13, SECTION 1, OF THE MOUNTAIN VIEW MUNICIPAL CODE

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Dosh stated there will be an increase in the commercial dumpster fee, not residential service.  The increase in the fee has been raised by Waste Management. It covers costs for the next two years.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned and Councilmember Dosh seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-12-12C, A RESOLUTION APPROVING A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH CENTRAL COLLECTION SERVICES TO THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Gomez reviewed the contract and there were no issues. He will need to amend the Town’s code, Chapter 8 in January.

Councilmember Dosh motioned and Councilmember Richardson seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

LSL PLANNING 2017 WORK PLAN – PLANNING AND ZONING PROJECTS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Reid introduced Mr. Reynolds to review the memo with Council and thanked him for his attendance.

Planner Travis Reynolds gave a brief overview of the memo in which it was outlined the proposed tasks for the 2017 budget.  The tasks to complete include: the sign code re-write; non-conformities solution; adoption of official zoning code; and an on line tool providing zoning. These are more housekeeping items they were focusing on the first six months. 

Levy requested they add a comprehensive plan in 2017.

Reid said February has a financial workshop and he suggested that another workshop be scheduled next year to begin discussions for a comprehensive plan. Estimates and procedural check-ins will be with LSL in the beginning and surveying the residents will be addressed after the policy discussions are worked out.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to accept the 2017 Work Plan and Councilmember Dosh seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

DIGITAL SIGNAGE AKA ELECTRONIC MESSAGE CENTERS (EMC’s) IN MOUNTAIN VIEW

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.  He stated the sign code needs to be updated to move forward as the Town needs a message board. The park is owned by Open Space.  The signage would benefit the Town and its residents such as Meet and Greet, Town Clean Up, Council Meetings, various notice updates.

Lilliston mentioned the Public Works notes has information that Mr. Pughes has been researching and has contacted Open Space for input.  The committee has discussed this for a few months. The signage would benefit the Town, its residents, and others in the community to locate the building.  It would also be used to notice all regarding Town Clean Up, Council Meetings, Meet and Greet, and various other notices.

Discussion included:  maintenance costs, electricity costs, initial costs, waiting for estimates, looking at affordable options; Public Works Committee has been doing the on-going work; noted in notes; some against it; costs versus necessity; other free options for notification; Facebook; convenience; and communicating to the community; not allowed under current code; implementation issues; placements of sign; non-conforming signs; commercial business trends; visual clutter; ordinance amendment; $28,000 and installation; programmable signage; early stages of research.

RFP FOR THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW AUDITOR SERVICES

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Lilliston referenced in the Finance Committee notes in the packet.  They are recommending the request for proposals seeking an auditor. The accountant met with us and stated it would be advantageous to seek another auditor.  Upon receipt of the proposals, the accountant and clerk would review them and bring back their recommendation to the January 9, 2017, Council meeting.

Councilmember Mitcham motioned and Councilmember Levy seconded. The motion was 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

There was not a meeting.

Economic Development – Glenn Levy, Emilie Mitcham, Chuck Reid

There were no meeting notes in packet.  Levy noted they met briefly.

Finance Committee – Dodie Dosh, Patricia Lilliston, Sarah Albright

December 7, 2016, meeting notes were in the packet.

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

There was not a meeting.

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

November 30, 2016, meeting notes were in packet.

Planning / Travis Reynolds, AICP, Sr. Planner

Reynolds gave a brief update regarding the two pending minor subdivisions were provided applications.

Court Clerk / Bev Seidel

       Her report was in the packet.

Police / Chief Mark Toth

No Report in packet.

Public Works Report / John Pughes

His report was in the packet. Levy expressed concern regarding the signage at the Depew and 44th intersection. Lilliston suggested to contact Mr. Pughes with feedback.

Town Attorney’s Report and Update / Andrew Gomez

There were no new updates.

Town Clerk/Treasurer / Sarah Albright

Her report was in the packet.  Council took this time to recognize her for an award she received in November for an Outstanding Contribution to a Municipality 2016.  They thanked her for your contributions. She thanked everyone for their kindness.

COUNCIL MEMBERS’ REPORTS/ITEMS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Lilliston stated the deadline for the scholarship application for the CML Conference which will be held in Breckenridge.  The deadline to apply is February 28, 2017.

Mitcham gave an update regarding the Neighborhood Watch meeting; she is hoping to have need one person from each street to attend a meeting in January.

Staff meeting was set December 15, 2016, at 5:00 PM, at Town Hall.  Future meetings to be held Thursdays after Council meetings, at 5:00 PM.

MAYOR’S REPORT/ITEMS

Kiddie stated the Holiday party had a great turn out. Michelle Romero, Administrative Assistant, did a great job planning the party and location selection.  There have been some snow shoveling that has been getting done.

BREAK IN SESSION

8:50PM

BACK IN SESSION

8:55 PM

EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO C.R.S. 24-6-402(4)

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to move into Executive Session and Councilmember Levy seconded. The motion was passed with roll call vote of all members present.

MEETING TO ADJOURN

Councilmember Lilliston moved to adjourn and was seconded by Councilmember Dosh.  The motion was passed and the meeting adjourned at 9:17 PM.

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNCIL

ATTEST:

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Sarah A. Albright, CMC
Town Clerk/Treasurer

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNCIL

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Jeff Kiddie
Mayor