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05-14-01 Town Council MinutesSNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES MAY 14, 2001 Mayor T. Michael Manchester called to order the Regular Meeting of the Snowmass Village Town Council on Monday, May 14, 2001 at 4:09 p.m. Item No. 1: ROLL CALL COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: STAFF PRESENT: PUBLIC PRESENT: Mayor T. Michael Manchester, Richard Virtue, Robert Purvis, Douglas Mercatoris, Arnold Mordkin COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT: All Council Members were present Gary Suiter, Town Manager; Joe Coffey, Housing Manager; Chris Conrad, Planning Director; Hunt Walker, Public Works Director; Carey Shanks, Assistant to the Town Manager; Art Smythe, Chief of Police; Rhonda Coxon, Deputy Town Clerk Scott Smith, Madeline Osberger, Jim Baker, Jim Hooker, Brent Gardner Smith, Robin Hartzog and other members of the public interested in the Agenda for this Meeting. DISCUSSION AGENDA Item No. 2: TUBE TOWN YEAR -END REPORT This item was moved to May 21, 2001 NOTE: The following item was not listed on the Agenda for this Meeting. PARCEL `N' OWNERS DISCUSSION Joe Coffey, Housing Manager, reported to Council that Parcel "N" construction was temporarily halted due to heavy ground -water conditions. Larry Cogins of Cogins Associates, stated that there are alternatives to shutting the job down but they are not feasible alternatives. Coffey noted that while the work on site drainage has stopped work is able to continue on the bike path and parking lot. 05 -14 -01 tc Page 2 Council requested that staff determine the financial impact caused by the project delay. Coffey will provide an estimate and ongoing project reports to Council. Item No. 3: SUMMER ACTIVITIES DISCUSSION Jim Baker, Chairman of the Arts Advisory Board, and Carey Shanks, Assistant to the Town Manager, reported on staff progress regarding Council direction to investigate enhancement of 2001 summer activities. Baker informed Council that a survey, with questions relating to summer activities, would be advertised in the Snowmass Sun and emailed to all Town contacts. The survey has also been placed on the Town's Website. Summer events under consideration include concerts or a music venue at the new tent located at the Mall and a weekly movie night at Anderson Ranch. Council requested that the Mall location be used for as many of the new events as possible for sales tax generation purposes. REGULAR AGENDA Item No. 4: PUBLIC NON AGENDA ITEMS There were no Public Non Agenda Items. Item No. 5: FIRST READING ORDINANCE NO. 04, SERIES OF 2001 CONSIDERATION OF FIRST READING ON AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FARAWAY RANCH PARCEL "N" AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT FINAL PUD, INCLUDING FINAL PLAT, REZONING TO MF, MULTI FAMILY AND PERMITTING CONDOMINIUMIZATION OF THE UNITS Mercatoris made a motion to approve First Reading of Ordinance No. 04, Series of 2001, seconded by Virtue. Council requested that the Ordinance contain the Permanent Moderate Housing Guidelines specified within Chapter 17 of the Municipal Code and a Condition which specifies that the exterior colors and materials be in accordance with the materials sample board on file with the Community Development Department. First Reading of the Ordinance was approved as amended, by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. Item No. 6: SECOND READING ORDINANCE NO. 01, SERIES OF 2001 CONSIDERATION OF SECOND READING ON AN ORDINANCE REGARDING A MINOR PUD AMENDMENT APPLICATION BY SPRINT SPECTRUM, LP, TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN EQUIPMENT STORAGE SHED AT THE SILVERTREE HOTEL 05 -14 -01 tc Page 3 This item was tabled from the May 7, 2001 Regular Council Meeting. Council previously requested that the concrete retaining wall be faced with wood and painted to match the equipment storage shed and adjacent pool building and that the applicant develop a plan for long -term maintenance of the storage shed. The applicant provided the requested information for Council review. After further discussion, Mordkin made a motion to approve Second Reading of Ordinance No. 01, Series of 2001, seconded by Mercatoris. A roll -call vote was taken and the Ordinance was approved as amended, by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. Item No. 7: RESOLUTION NO. 23, SERIES OF 2001 CONSIDERATION OF A SPECIAL REVIEW APPLICATION BY SPRINT SPECTRUM, LP, TO PERMIT THE MOUNTING OF ROOFTOP ANTENNA RECEPTION OR TRANSMISSION DEVICES AT THE SILVERTREE HOTEL This item was tabled from the May 7, 2001 Regular Council Meeting in order that it may be heard in conjunction with Second Reading of Ordinance No. 01, Series of 2001. There being no discussion, Mordkin made a motion to approve Resolution No. 23, Series of 2001, seconded by Virtue. The motion was approve by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. Item No. 8: RESOLUTION NO. 28, SERIES OF 2001 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING DATES FOR REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL FOR THE MONTHS OF JUNE AND JULY, 2001 Virtue made a motion to approve Resolution No. 28, Series of 2001, seconded by Mordkin. Resolution No. 28 sets the Regular Council Meeting dates for the months of June and July, 2001. There being no further discussion, the Resolution was approved by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. Item No. 9: MANAGER'S REPORT Suzuki Conference The Town Manager reported that the Town Council Chambers has been reserved for use by the Suzuki Institute for eight weekdays during the month of June on non Council Meeting dates. Pitkin County Bean Pole Project Suiter referred to a letter he wrote on Council's behalf, committing the Town to participate jointly with Pitkin County in a process whereby a Request for 05 -14 -01 tc Page 4 Proposals (RFP) will be advertised for the purpose of connecting the area to a State -wide communications data service. He informed Council that a RFP has been drafted. Suiter recommended that the Town support the effort. Parking on Horse Ranch Drive The Town Manager stated that the use of the Community Park by larger groups and the Youth Soccer Club has grown in popularity and on- street parking in that area is out of control. He proposed solutions to the problem which included creating another driveway access to the Rodeo Lot from Horse Ranch Drive North of the skateboard park, or begin issuing traffic tickets for the illegal parking. Council requested that staff further investigate construction of the additional driveway access for Summer usage only. Council directed staff to meet with the Horse Ranch Homeowners Association to discuss the issue. Town Clean -Up Day Mayor Manchester and Council Member Mordkin noted that they would be unable to attend the 20 Annual Town Clean -Up Day on May 18, 2001. Item No. 10: DISCUSSION and Item No. 11: CALENDARS COMMITTEE REPORTS /COUNCIL COMMENTS Reudi Water Power Administration Meeting Mordkin reported that he attended a Reudi Water Power Administration Meeting. He stated that Mark Fuller has requested Council Meeting time to provide Council with an update. The next meeting will be scheduled for July or August, 2001. Rock Barrier Mordkin stated that a rock is missing from the rock barrier next to Owl Creek Road and people are parking their vehicles at this spot. Walker noted that the area would be surveyed in the near future, identifying easements and right -of- ways, which will assist staff with solving the problem. Housing Committee Meeting Virtue noted that there is a Public Housing Committee Meeting on June 7, 2001. The Meeting will be held at the Snowmass Conference Center at 5:30 p.m. RFTA and RTA Mayor Manchester noted that overall Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA) ridership was down 2.7% for the year. Aspen ridership was up 1.7% overall and the Aspen /Snowmass direct fare route was down 5% for the year. The Snowmass /Brush Creek to Snowmass route was down 6 The Snowmass 05 -14 -01 tc Page 5 Valley ridership was up 4.2 Overall, Valley Service was down .9 The Aspen Skiing Company free skier shuttle was down 6.9% for the season. Manchester reported that items discussed at the recent RTA Meeting included the new maintenance facility to be constructed in Glenwood Springs, a memo of understanding to be developed for a land trade where the maintenance facility will be located, and a resolution that was approved for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to include transit pedestrian travel as part of their corridor access plan. Landscaping Design for Entry Way Sign In response to an inquiry made by Mercatoris, Manchester explained that the Community Development Director is developing an application requesting approval for the Entryway Sign design and Landscaping Plan. When completed, the application will be submitted to the Pitkin County Commissioners for approval. Sales Tax Purvis reported that sales tax for the Town was down 1.17% in March and Aspen sales tax for the same month was down 3.47 University of Colorado Board of Regents Community Dinner Purvis inquired if any Council or Staff would be attending the dinner. The Town Manager informed Council that he would be attending. NOTE: The following Item was not included on the Agenda for this Meeting. EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS STATE OF NEGOTIATION OF THE RODEO AND OR SVRA ISSUES At 6:13 p.m. Purvis made a motion to convene to Executive Session to discuss negotiation strategy for the Snowmass Village Resort Association and the Rodeo issues. Virtue seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. At 7:08 p.m. Mercatoris made a motion to reconvene the Regular Meeting, seconded by Purvis. The motion was approved by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. 05 -14 -01 tc Page 6 Item No. 12: ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, Virtue made a motion to adjourn the Meeting, seconded by Purvis. The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. The Meeting adjourned at 7:08 p.m. Submitted By: 1 Rhonda B. Coxon, Deputy Town Clerk