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10-29-01 Town Council MinutesItem No. 1: ROLL CALL COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT: STAFF PRESENT: SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES OCTOBER 29, 2001 Mayor T. Michael Manchester called to order the Special Meeting of the Snowmass Village Town Council on Monday, October 29, 2001 at 9:45 a.m. PUBLIC PRESENT: Jim Hooker and Madeleine Osberger REGULAR AGENDA Item No. 2: EMERGENCY ORDINACE NO. 27, SERIES OF 2001 AN ORDINANCE ISSUING BONDS FOR THE DALY TOWNHOME EMPLOYEE HOUSING PROJECT Mordkin made a motion to approve Emergency Ordinance No. 27, Series of 2001, seconded by Mercatoris. The Town Attorney explained the provisions for emergency ordinance concerning debt as outlined in the Town Charter and further explained that the time period associated for First and Second Reading of an Ordinance would extend the time inordinately to lock in rates and close in a timely fashion to obtain the desirable rates, to allow for financing in the most expeditious manner. He stated that approval of the Ordinance requires a majority vote of Council. Mayor Manchester stated that this item would be tabled until later in this Meeting when Council Member Virtue would be present to vote. Item No. 3: RESOLUTION NO. 46, SERIES OF 2001 Mayor T. Michael Manchester, Douglas Mercatoris, Robert Purvis, and Arnold Mordkin Council Member Virtue arrived at 10:01 a.m. All Council Members were present. Gary Suiter, Town Manager; Joe Coffey, Housing Manager; Steve Connor, Town Attorney; Hunt Walker, Public Works Director; Marianne Rakowski, Finance Director; Carey Shanks, Assistant to the Town Manager; Trudi Worline, Town Clerk 10 -29 -01 tc Page 2 A RESOLUTION EXPRESSING INTENT TO ACQUIRE THE WOODRUN V DUMPSTER SITE The Town Attorney outlined changes to the Resolution by including the Public Works Director as a designated party authorized to sign the offer to purchase the property. He also requested a change in Section 3, adding the language "the settlement of the dispute" in place of the word "disputes." Mercatoris made a motion to approve Resolution No. 46, Series of 2001, seconded by Mayor Manchester. The motion was approved as amended, by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council Member Virtue was absent. The Town Attorney stated that the appraisal, which would be used as the basis for purchase, was $2.00 per square foot as fee for the site, consisting of 4,000 square feet and includes the site claimed adverse possession by the Town. The site includes the area required for expansion as well as the area currently in use as the dumpster site. The appraisal also includes square footage costs for a temporary construction easement at $.06 per square foot. Staff is further investigating the need to purchase a construction easement. The Town Attorney expressed the need to address other claims that may arise and concluded that the offer should be approximately $10,000 to $12,000 in order to settle all disputes and to acquire the site. If there is no response to the Town's offer to purchase within an appropriate time limit, Council would then need to determine if they wish to proceed with condemnation of the property. Mayor Manchester called a five minute break at this time and reconvened at 10:01 a.m. Council Member Virtue arrived at the Meeting. Item No. 2 cont'd: EMERGENCY ORDINACE NO. 27, SERIES OF 2001 AN ORDINANCE ISSUING BONDS FOR THE DALY TOWNHOME EMPLOYEE HOUSING PROJECT At roll -call vote was taken and Emergency Ordinance No. 27, Series of 2001 was approved by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. Item No. 4 ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, Virtue made a motion to adjourn the Meeting, seconded by Mordkin. The motion was approved by a vote of 5 in favor to 0 opposed. The Meeting adjourned at 10:16 a.m. Submitted By, Trudi Worline, Town Clerk