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02-12-01 Town Council MinutesItem No. 1: ROLL CALL COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT: PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: STAFF PRESENT: PUBLIC PRESENT: SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES 02 -12 -2001 Mayor T. Michael Manchester opened the Special Meeting of the Snowmass Village Town Council on Monday, February 12, 2001 at 4:12 p.m. Mayor T. Michael Manchester, Douglas Mercatoris, Robert Purvis, Richard Virtue, and Arnold Mordkin All Council Members were present. Bill Boineau, George Huggins, Mark Stout, Bob Fridstein, Doug Faurer, Jim Gustafson Gary Suiter, Town Manager; Carey Shanks, Assistant to the Town Manager; Art Smythe, Chief of Police; Steve Connor, Town Attorney; Hunt Walker, Public Works Director; Jim Wahlstrom, Senior Planner; Robert Voigt, Senior Planner; Trudi Worline, Town Clerk John McCarty, Judy Burwell, Jack Hatfield, Marty Picket, Debbie Shore, Jim Light, Deidre Boineau, Madeleine Osberger, Edgell Pyle, Don Schuster, Bill Burwell, Richard Wall and other members of the public interested in today's Agenda items. Item No. 2: PUBLIC NON AGENDA ITEMS There were no Public Non Agenda items. Item No. 3: JOINT TOWN COUNCIL /PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING SNOWMASS CHAPEL PRE SKETCH PLAN DISCUSSION Planning Commission Member Bill Boineau disclosed that he serves on the Chapel Board. He stepped away from the Planning Commissioners table. Jim Wahlstrom, Senior Planner, provided an outline of the proposal, explaining that 02 -12 -01 tc Page 2 the applicant is proposing a 7,400 square foot sanctuary structure, which would connect onto the east side of the Community Center. The sanctuary is designed to accommodate 300 people with overflow capacity for approximately 50 additional people. The lower level is planned to be used for meeting rooms, church school, counseling services and choir practice space. The highest point of the roof is 62 feet with a 68 -foot high stone and glass bell tower at the southeast corner of the sanctuary. He also explained proposed changes to the site, which included changes to the footbridge, expanding the fire lane and enlarging Parcel 7 onto Parcel 10 of the golf course property. Larry Yaw, of Cottle Graybeal Yaw Architects, used a slide presentation to provide a description of the proposal. Edgell Pyle and Jim Light provided a history of the Chapel and Community Center and explained the need for the expansion. John McCarty provided an overview of the Landscape Plan. Bob Schiller presented an overview of the interior floor plan, which included adequate space to accommodate a pipe organ donated to the church by a parishioner. Council Members and Planning Commission members discussed the issues and stated their concerns regarding height, the distance between the structure and Brush Creek Road, an agreement between the applicant and the Snowmass Club regarding relocation of the golf course bathrooms to the new structure in exchange for the applicant's use of Parcel 10, loss of the existing pedestrian bridge, width of the proposed bridge, parking sufficient to accommodate increased use, required zoning change, emergency vehicle access, building height and mass and wetlands setback issues. Jack Hatfield stated opposition to the proposal. The applicant will move forward to the Sketch Plan process. Staff will provide Council with a copy of the Chapel's Master Plan. NOTE: Mayor Manchester entertained a 15- minute break at this time and reconvened the Special Meeting at 6:00 p.m. Item No. 4: FIRST READING ORDINANCE NO. 08, SERIES OF 2001 CONSIDERATION OF FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RESTATING THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 10 ARTICLE V OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF SMOKING BY PROHIBITING SMOKING IN ALL ENCLOSED PUBLIC PLACES. Mercatoris stepped down from the Council table, stating a conflict of interest as a restaurant, bar and liquor license owner. Mordkin made a motion to approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 08, Series of 2001, seconded by Virtue. Council discussed the Ordinance language as it pertains to areas adjacent to restaurants and bars. Mordkin made a motion to amend the Ordinance by adding language which states that prohibition would be limited to enclosed public places, that 02 -12 -01 tc Page 3 theatrical productions would be exempt from this law and that the Ordinance would go into effect on May 1, 2001. Virtue seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council Member Mercatoris abstained. After further discussion First Reading of Ordinance No. 08, Series of 2001 was approved as amended, by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Mercatoris abstained. Item No. 5: ADJOURNMENT Mercatoris returned to the Council table. There being no further business, Mordkin made a motion to adjourn the Meeting, seconded by Virtue. The motion was approved by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. The Meeting adjourned at 6:14 p.m. Submitted By, Trudi Worline, Town Clerk