Minutes: March 2016

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 14, 2016

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

Dodie Dosh; Jon Richardson; Glenn Levy; Susan Rausch

ABSENT: Chuck Reid, Economic Consultant/Admin

STAFF MEMBERS

PRESENT: Liz Cross, Town Attorney; Beverly Seidel, Court Clerk; Mark Toth, Chief of Police;

John Enochs, Town Engineer; Sarah Albright, Town Clerk/Treasurer recorded the

meeting. Minutes are not verbatim.

MEETING TIME: 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Town Hall

REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW CALLED TO ORDER AT THE TOWN HALL, 4176 BENTON STREET/ROLL CALL

Mayor Kiddie called the meeting to order. Roll call. No conflicts were declared at this time.

CONVENED TO LOCAL LICENSING AUTHORITY

Kiddie called the Local Licensing Authority meeting to order at 7:02 PM.

Mountain View Liquor Inc. – Transfer of Ownership Application

After a brief discussion it was decided to table the application until the April 11, 2016, meeting to allow the Police time to follow up with the prospective owner in regard to a police report that had been filed.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to table the application until further review and was seconded by Councilmember Richardson. It was passed by unanimous roll call vote of council members present.

CONVENED TO REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN

Kiddie moved to the regular meeting of the town at 7:06 PM.

CONSENT AGENDA

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and seconded by Councilmember Dosh. It was passed by unanimous roll call vote of council members present.

Councilmember Levy motioned to amend the approval of the Engagement Letter for the 2015 Audit to include the legal language with both attorneys’ acceptance and seconded by Councilmember Lilliston. It was passed by unanimous roll call vote of council members present.

UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Chief Bob Olman, Wheat Ridge Fire Department, introduced himself. He wanted to update everyone with the changes happening within the Fire Department. They will be merging with West Metro Fire and will have several benefits with the merge for the public. Before the election, a letter will be sent to those affected as per regulations.

Ann Clark, Mountain View resident, introduced herself, and expressed her concern with the ordinance expanding the hours, asking what the benefit would be as the effect of the ordinance was huge for her.

DISCUSSION REGARDING ADDING “MIXED USE” TO MOUNTAIN VIEW’S ALLOWED USES IN THE COMMERCIAL ZONE

Kiddie introduced the agenda item and led the discussion in Mr. Reid’s absence.

Discussion included: Reid’s recommendation; question of allowing mixed use; public hearing; commercial district only; infrastructure; time line involved; and planning and costs; and parking.

Staff was directed to draft a proposed amendment to the zoning code in an ordinance to bring to the next Council meeting April 11, 2016, for first reading.

SECOND READING ORDINANCE NO. 2016-02-24

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Discussion included: parking concerns with customers at businesses; annoyance of employee conversations near residences; permitted parking and other alternatives; signage; enforcement; possible solutions and remedies.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned to approve and seconded by Councilmember Levy. It was passed by unanimous roll call vote of council members present.

RESOLUTION NO. 2016-03-14, A RESOLUTION APPOINTING MARK C. PAUTLER AS THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW MUNICIPAL JUDGE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE 5, SECTION 30 OF THE MOUNTAIN VIEW MUNICIPAL CODE

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Councilmember Levy motioned to approve and seconded by Councilmember Boone. It was passed by unanimous roll call vote of council members present.

NEW HIRE RECOMMENDATION

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

The applicant’s qualifications, background, knowledge, abilities and experience were discussed.

Councilmember Lilliston motioned and seconded by Councilmember Richardson. It was passed by unanimous roll call vote of council members present.

Mayor Kiddie will contact the applicant and offer the position.

COMMITTEE REPORTS/STAFF UPDATES AND/OR REPORTS

7:50 PM

Admin Committee – Leola Boone, Susan Rausch, Chuck Reid, Sarah Albright, Bev Seidel

Minutes were in the packet. The entertainment has been secured for the Community Picnic in August.

Economic Development – Glenn Levy, Susan Rausch, Chuck Reid

No new updates.

Engineering Update – John Enochs

Report was in the packet. He noted the potholes on 44th were being addressed. The capital improvements plan is forthcoming. He is also working to meet with Xcel to address housekeeping issues.

Finance Committee – Dodie Dosh, Patricia Lilliston, Sarah Albright

  • 3/9/16 Update

Kiddie noted there was a meeting with the auditors and it went well. He stated the auditors requested be a study session with Council.

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

No new updates.

Public Works Committee – Patricia Lilliston, Jon Richardson

  • 2/29/16 Update

Planning Update – Chuck Reid/Curt Moore

No new updates. Kiddie stated there was a conversation with LSL Planning and asked for a presence at the “Meet and Greet”, Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Court Clerk / Bev Seidel

Report distributed at meeting.

Police / Chief Mark Toth

Report distributed at meeting. Chief Toth offered the Police Department as a “safe place” for those transactions through Craig’s List. They can call the Town to request an officer.

Town Attorney’s Report and Update / Ryan Malarky

No new updates.

Town Clerk/Treasurer / Sarah Albright

Report distributed at meeting.

DISCUSSION REGARDING PROPOSED ZONING CHANGES – COUNCILMEMBER LEVY

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Discussion included: financial repercussions; insurance gaps in coverage; validity; consensus to reference when reviewing zoning; consideration of multi-dwellings; and community notification process.

COUNCIL MEMBERS’ REPORTS/ITEMS

Kiddie introduced the agenda item.

Lilliston reminded all of upcoming CML Webinars and the CML Annual Conference. Councilmember Rausch was awarded a scholarship to attend. Wheat Ridge Business Association meets monthly. She recommended attending when possible and they would need to know the Thursday prior to the monthly meeting.

MAYOR’S REPORT/ITEMS

Kiddie updated that new Council tables and chairs, with rollers, would be ordered. The tables were easily broke down, stacked and stored. The chairs were nesting chairs and would be out of the way when not in use. The office furniture has not been finalized but would be brought back before council at a later date.

Kiddie had a conversation with the business owner of the Oasis who said they expected to see a fifty percent increase in sales with the new hours of operation.

MEETING ADJOURNED

Councilmember Rausch motioned to adjourn and seconded by Councilmember Dosh. All ayes and meeting adjourned at 9:10 PM.

ATTEST:

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Sarah A. Albright, CMC
Town Clerk/Treasurer

TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNCIL

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Jeff Kiddie
Mayor