Minutes: December 2018

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW

TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

DECEMBER 10, 2018

PRESENT:                Mayor Glenn Levy; Councilmembers: Emilie Mitcham, Mayor Pro Tem;

Kathleen Bailey; Mladenka “Mia” Boehrer; Adam Ellsworth; and Chelsea Steen

STAFF MEMBERS

PRESENT:               Mark Toth, Chief of Police; Gene Bird, Public Works; and Sarah Albright, Town Clerk/Treasurer who recorded the meeting. Minutes are not verbatim.

MEETING TIME:    6:32 PM

LOCATION:             Town Hall

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

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

BOAA APPOINTMENTS/OATH OF OFFICE – RESOLUTION NO. 2018-12-10A, A RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND APPEALS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Attorney King stated these two people will be doing a one-year term. They must be appointed to carry out their duties.

Councilmember Mitcham made the motion and Councilmember Boehrer seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

Member Louis Fehlberg was sworn in by the Clerk. Dodie Dosh will be sworn in by the Clerk later.

COUNCIL SEAT APPOINTMENT

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Councilmember Mitcham motioned to appoint Mr. Adam Hillig and Councilmember Steen seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

Mr. Hillig was sworn in by the Clerk and took his seat at Council.

Councilmember Mitcham made the motion to exit the regular town meeting and move into the Licensing Authority Board meeting and Councilmember Bailey seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

LICENSING AUTHORITY BOARD

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Green Dragon Colorado Retail Marijuana License Renewal

Alex Levine, applicant, was in the audience.

Chief Toth stated there were no issues or complaints.

King reminded they should renew and if there were good cause, they would not renew.

Councilmember Ellsworth motioned to renew and seconded by Councilmember Steen seconded. All aye.  The motion passed.

Medicinal Wellness Center, LLC Retail Marijuana License Renewal and License Corporate Structure Change

Levy introduced the agenda item. Chief Toth stated there were no issues.

King noted the business is basically having one owner buying out the other owner.

Councilmember Bailey made the motion and Councilmember Steen seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

Councilmember Mitcham moved to move back into the regular meeting and seconded by Councilmember Steen seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

CONSENT AGENDA

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Mitcham noted there were two errors with the report and she will correct and return to the Clerk.

Levy reminded all to be sure to have their reports/notes turned in timely.

Councilmember Mitcham made the motion to approve the Consent Agenda with corrections and Councilmember Boehrer seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Lou Fehlberg, 4192 Ames, stated his concern about the parking on the north side of the avenue (43rd and Ames) to Sheridan.  There is a site line danger due to the commercial vehicles parked there, and they are not residents of the town.  A majority of those parked are from the transmission shop. He asked Council to do look at posting signage. He stated the if you are heading north on Ames you cannot see to the east and it is a narrow street with trucks parked there for weeks at a time.  His concern is about safety.

Levy noted this will be referred to staff, specifically, the public works director, Mr. Bird.

Lou Fehlberg noted one other item and that would be collection for taxes with regards to Air BNB as well.

STAFF REPORTS  

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Chief Toth stated Sgt. Firko was out on leave, they had a baby. A third officer started this week. He will introduce him at the next meeting as he just started. He received an email regarding the 2017 Jag Award will be released January 1, 2019. It could take about a month or so to disperse; the funds are for portable Motorola radios.

Gene Bird introduced himself as the new Public Works Director.  He stated there is a 100-year old sewer system in need of repair.  Videos were down the lines and discovered the damage may be far worse than was originally thought. If the project becomes larger, we may need to consider an increase in rates again in 2020.  He mentioned the other projects that he has been working on such as snow removal salt and other alternatives, fixing the building electrical issues, and doing research with right of way permits, and other regular maintenance concerns.

King gave a brief update about the Jeffco Open Space and they had asked for additional information and she gave them what they asked for.

Albright introduced Kaytlyn Perez, as the new Town Hall Administrative Assistant who started November 26, 2018.

PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Lou Fehlberg asked about the costs for the sewer project for 2019.

Levy noted it was minimal impact to the residents and we don’t have additional costs which the state may require. Those numbers are not currently available.  There will be limited curb and gutter during this project.  Sections between 41st and 43rd will be reviewed.

2nd READING OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-11-14A, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 4-1-60 OF THE MOUNTAIN VIEW MUNICIPAL CODE TO CLARIFY THAT THE TOWN’S DEA SPECIAL FUND COMPLIES WITH THE MOST RECENTLY PUBLISHED VERSION OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PUBLICATION

Levy introduced the agenda item.

King gave a brief update of what the ordinance referred to and it was not changing anything. It makes it clear and it is the most recent publication.

Councilmember Bailey made the motion and Councilmember Boehrer seconded. Roll call vote taken. All Aye. The motion passed.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-12-10B, A RESOLUTION LEVYING GENERAL PROPERTY TAXES FOR THE YEAR 2019

Levy introduced the agenda item.

King stated this is a yearly certification for the property taxes. It will be the same as it has for the last few years.  She noted the date will be updated to November 14, 2018, on the resolution.  The numbers are from Jefferson County.  If you wish to increase the mill levy, it will need to go through the TABOR election. It is extremely low as compared to other municipalities.

Councilmember Ellsworth made the motion and Councilmember Steen seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

BREAK IN SESSION

7:06 PM

BACK IN SESSION

7:18 PM

COMMITTEE UPDATES/REPORTS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Economic Development Committee – Ellsworth stated they had four separate meetings over the month. The had issued the RFP looking for a consultant and eight months later, with the lack of responses, it was decided to pursue different paths, like Edgewater, and Jeffco EDC. They have some good leads and will pursue different avenues for zoning, planning, etc.  Bailey noted there were some emails to follow up from those meetings.

Community Development Outreach Committee (CDOC) –The notes were distributed at the meeting. Mitcham apologized the notes were not in the packet and asked them to take time to read through it later. The survey is open until the end of January.  An insert will be placed in the billings in January.

 Finance – The notes were distributed at the meeting.

Admin – No new updates.

Public Works – No new updates. Ellsworth noted they will have a full committee next month.

Public Safety – No new updates.

Levy noted the committee assignments will be made by the next meeting and existing members will not have any changes.

MAYOR’S REPORT

Levy introduced the agenda item.

Levy mentioned the special meeting next week December 18, 2018, at 6:30 PM. He stated they would need extra enhanced flyers if the CDOC would do them. He noted there will be two flyers, one for the special meeting and the trash service changes.  We are waiting on details from Alpine.

Councilmembers offered to help distribute flyers as needed and Mitcham will take the lead.

COUNCILMEMBERS’ UPDATES/REPORTS

Levy introduced the agenda item.

There were none.

Councilmember Mitcham moved pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4) (b) to go into Executive Session to discuss a legal matter. The matter to be discussed is the Colorado Open Meetings Law and Councilmember Steen seconded. All Aye. The motion passed.

Councilmember Steen made the motion to exit the Executive Session and Councilmember Bailey seconded. All Aye.  The motion passed.

MEETING TO ADJOURN

Councilmember Bailey moved to adjourn and Councilmember Boehrer seconded. All Aye.  The regular meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM.

ATTEST:                                                                               TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNCIL

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Sarah A. Albright, CMC                                                            Glenn Levy

Town Clerk/Treasurer                                                              Mayor