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10-07-19 Supplemental Public Comments.Rhonda Coxon From: Sent: To: Subject: bruce.ful in@yahoo.com Thursday, September 26,2019 3:50 pM Rhonda Coxon REFILE -- Replace for Records Rhonda -- I had a too many typos in the previous version and cleaned this up a little more. please submit this email below for records. Dear Snowmass Village, Where are your ethics? Clearly, they have been slipping and t would like to file a formal ethics complaint. lt/any people are unaware what happens when someone rents a car for a holiday ski trip and the city police gives parking violations. The city police have been given the i'choice,, to be ethical in accordance lo 42-4-1209 and has chosen to be unethicil. I have never received the parking tickets from the city because of police procedures. The first time I Iearned about the alleged tickets was when they were billed to my credit card. The city bundles all the parking tickets given to rental cars, this could be up to a year, and gives those tickets directly to car rental companies. The police have the oppoitunity to be ethical and request the drivers name and information to be given to the police and the car rental company has the choice to provide that information. Neither have behaved with ethics. What happens is the police sends the tickets to rental company, the rental company pays them accepting liability, then the rental company (AVIS) just biils the car renter with additional fees. Since both the police and rental car company are collecting revenues from this they are incentivized to cheat the public at will. This opens up thJpossibility forthe police coo write as many tickets as they wanted to rental veiricles knowing the rental company know they would have a high likelihood of collect revenues knowing-the rental company will not provide the additional information to bill the renter. The police couldwrite incorrect tickets and this would like be paid by rental company. Should the perception or possibly of profiting off incorrect ticket me allowed? Furthermore, this does not allow the renter to either dispute the ticket in court nor acceptliability. By eliminating the ability for a renter to take tickets to court is highlyunethical. Bypassing the rights of the renter to go to court is motivated by pr6tits. Thepolice should have demanded the information and the rental car company bhould have provided it. By not firmly requesting the information the police have taken the easier more profitable and less costly route. Should judges no longer be allowed to hear traffic cases end when requested by vehicle renter? Commercial contracts that automatically plea guilty and charge additional fees? Where is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law fit in? A guilty plea can be entered without knowing if its is ieally guittZ A guilty plea can be entered if it makes profit for the vehicle owner or third party? W5y woulO anyone believe this is "acceptable" or "ethical." 1 Or, is the police and city so arrogant they believe they are entitled to skate the meaning of the law and justice? What is is justice? Do this seem right and justice anyone one boaid. Likely the reason of the option written into law was meant as a shietd for rental car companies which may have parked their vehicle and that were ticketed or to allow re- assignment if it belongs to the renter. The law was meant as a shield for the police to make sure ticket were to be given to the right person. This practice by the police needs to come an end immediately. I am officially requesting the city either issue warnings to rental cars or fotlow procedures which insure renters' rights to dispute in court any traffic violations. I would also like an apology from the city attorney. Let the city attorney and police know ethics matter. The ciiy his been aware of this for years. The tickets for the car I rented were issued in -Dec2017. The city has had plenty of time to address this matter as I have brought this to everyone attentions numerous times. Please take this matter to vote by the ti/ayor and Board to insure police issue tickets directly to car renters, and the current proceis of collecting revenues from rental car companies that are PROFITING off tickets issued by the Village of Snowmass must come to an immediate end. tVerely stating this be "legaf, and pushing this off as a civil or legal matter is does not addressing ethics. The city chose to adopt this law - very simply use ethics and don't allow for this to happen. Entering my opinions on ethics concerns to the city should be harassment free and without retribution. l/utual respect is must be maintained. Not returning phone calls, ignoring emails or being rude isn't acceptable. Board meetings as-listed on the city website should be done with humor and respect. I am asking lr/aybr Markey to make sure the everyone follows a path of respect to the public. I don't care ii someone agrees or disagrees with my opinions, but no one should be harassed for bring up validioncerns tothe City of Snowmass Village. Questions about the law shouldn't require the public. having to go to the District Attorney,soffice or Sheriff's office. ls what written in car rental agree-men-t .r.n legal? Ask that tothe District Attorney. Bruce Fulin From the Great and JUST State of Texas The law was meant as a shield to protect the public and business and not to be used as a sword. https://law'justia'com/codes/colorado/2 016/lille-42/regulation-of-vehicles-andtraffic/artic le-4/parr-l2lsecrion-42-4-1209/ (1) ln addition to any other liability provided for in this article, the owner of a motor vehicre who is engaged in the businessof leasing or renting motor vehicl". it rirnt" to., p"yrngni Jl p"rki.g vioratLn 1n" ;;i;;. rhe owner of the reased orrented motor vehicle can furnish sufficient evidence that the'riehi"i"-*r., ,t t" iil" oiite part<ing vioration, in the care,custody' or control of another person' To avoid riroiritv toi *vi..,i"r,, the owner orin. ,ojo,. vehicre is required, within a 2 reasonable time after notification of the parking violation, to furnish to the prosecutorial division of the appropriatejurisdiction the name and address of the person or company who leased, rented, or otherwise had the care,'custody, or control of such vehicle. As a condition to avoid liability for payment of a parking violation, any person or company *ho leases or rents motor vehicles to another person shall attach to the leasing or iental agreement a notice stating fhat,pursuant to the requirements of this section, the operator of the vehicle is liable for payment of a parking violation fine incurred when the operator has the care, custody, or control of the motor vehicle. The-notice shall inforri the operator that the operator's name and address shall be f urnished to the prosecutorial division of the appropriate jurisdiction when aparking violation f ine is incurred by the operator. (2) The provisions of this section may be adopted by local authorities pursuant to section 42-4-110 (1). ln rental contracts are the following. 17. Fines, Expenses, Costs and Administrative Fees. You'Il pay or reimburse us for all fines, penalties, interest, and court costs for parking, traffic, toll and other violations, including storage liens and charges incurred as a result of your rental. You will also pay a reasonable administrative fee with respect to any violation of the Rental Agreement, such as for repossessing or recovering the car for any reason. You agree we may, in our sole discretion, pay all tickets, citations, fines, penalties and interest on yoLrr behalf directly to the appropriate authority and yoLl will pay us for what we paid to the appropriate authority or their designated agents plus a reasonable administrative fee and any attorneys' fees and expenses we incur. You agree and acknowledge that we cooperate with all federal, state/provincial, municipal and local officials charged with enforcing these infractions to provide any information necessary as they may request or may otherwise be required. You authorize us to release the rental and credit/debit card information regarding your rental to ATS Processing Services, LLC (ATS), Violation Management Services (VMS), or another agent we authorize to act on our behalf for the purpose of processing and billing you for any tickets" citations, fines and penalties incurred by you or assessed against Lls or the car during your rental plus a reasonable administrative fee not to exceed $50 per violation. You authorize ai oLlr agent ATS, VMS or another agent we appoint to bill you directly to the credit/debit card you used to rent the car. You authorize ATS, VMS or another agent we authorize to contact you dirictly regarding any tickets, citations, fines and penalties incurred by your or assessed again;t Lls or to our car while the car was rented to you. In the event we Llse a third party collection service or agent to resolve any tickets, citations, fines, penalties, and interest, yott agree to pay all costs and collection fees including but not limited to administrative and legal costs to such agent upon demand without protest. You acknowledge that you have no right to contest any such infraction or enter any plea other than guilty or no contest unless we consent to your action, provided that the penalty for the infractionls onty the payment of money and does not involve any other administrative, civil, or criminal penalty. 3 1U2t2419 Request Type: Request ID Number: Date Submitted: Date Closed: Date Printed: Priority: Assigncd To Date/Person l0l2l20l9 8:34:18 AM Travis Elliott 101212019 8:07:52 AM (anonymous) Commcnts, Concerns, or Complimcnts regarding Town services not shown by other categories t26 101212019 (open) l0l2l20l9 8:36:03 AM Normal Elliott, Travis Print Preview Request Location: 40 Fall Lane Upper Village Parking Lots ((9 & 10) Snowmass Mllage, co 81615 Submitter Information: Michael Weil Aspenwood Condominium Jl7 Snowmass Village, CO 81615 Phone: 970923 0222 Email: dr.mjweil@gmail.com Comments Thank you for your comments and suggestions, Mr. Weil. We will be sure to forward this along to the Town Council, along with Mrs. Schafers concerns. You are correct that the Town is evaluating implementing a summer permit parking program to protect the limited number of parking spaccs available in the Village and reserve them for appropriate residents and guests of the Village. No decisions have been made, but a summer parking program rvould most likely be managed in a similar fashion to the winter parking program: Residents in the upper village would still be allowed to park in the village lots, and by requiring permits, we believe there would actually be an overall increase in availability in parking spaces. We know that a lot of lodges, residents, and guests rely on the Village Lots, and we want to do everything we can to manage this precious resource that is under high demand. Thanks again for taking thc time to submit your concems, and please let me knorv ifyou have any other questions. Your Request ID Number is 126. Brief Description Paid Parking for upper village in Summer: Not having onsiteparking available for our condo, we would objecl to paid parking for conJo ownersinthe lots opposite our complex during the summer months. please organize efforts to have parking passes for owners at no cost during their stays in th"i. unit(s). we agree with the comments of peg Shafer, unit It at Aspenwood, aspreviously submitted to you. Thank you. MJW PLEASE SHARE THIS MEMO WITH TOWN COTINCIL MEMBERS Problem Location Street Number and Name 40 Fall Lane Upper Village Parking Lots ((9 & 10) Address Line 2 City Snowmass Village State CO Zip Code 81615 Photograph No file was uploaded https://www.tosv.com/common/admin/cruprintpreview.aspx?mode=history&requestid=126 1t2 t 1012t2019 Print Preview Your Information Name Michael Weil Street Number and Name Aspenwood Condominium Jl 7 Address Line 2 City Snowmass Village State CO Zip Code 81615 Phone Number 970 923 0222 Fax Number Email Address dr.mjweil@gmail.com Preferred Contact Method email https://www'tosv.com/common/admin/crvprintpreview.aspx?mode=history&requestid=126 2t2 10t2t2019 Request Type Request ID Number: Date Submitted: Date Closed: Datc Printed: Priority: Assigned To Date/Person l0l2l20l9 8:30:52 AM Travis Elliott 913012019 l:59:56 PM Peg Shafcr Print Preview Comments, Concerns, or Compliments regarding Town services not shown by other categories 125 913A12019 (open) l0l2l20l9 8:44:02 AM Normal Elliott, Travis Submitter Information: Peg Shafer Aspenwood Condominiums, Unit J-l Snowmass Village, CO 81615 Phone: 954-290-9253 Email: Tentimes_9 9@yahoo. com Comments Thanks again for your comments, Mrs. Shafer. To protcct the limited number of parking spaces available in the Village, and reserve them for appropriate residcnts and guests of the Village, you are correct - The Torvn is currcntly evaluating the possibility of paid parking in the summer. No decisions have been made, but a summer parking program r,vould most likely be managed in a similar fashion to the winter parking program. This would operate similar to your suggestion: Residents in the upper village would still be allowed to park in the village lots, and by requiring permits, we believe there would actually be an overall increase in availability in parking spaces. We know that a lot of lodges, residents, and guests rely on the village Lots, and we want to do everything we can to *unag. this precious resource that is under high demand. Thanks again for taking the time to submit your concerns, and per your request, I will forw.ard them along to the Town Council. Request Location: 600 Carriage Way Aspenwood Condominiums, Unit J-l Snowmass Village, co 81615 Your Request ID Number is 125. Rrief Description There was some discussion at our recent condo board meetingabout a possiblc parking fee for luTmer parking at the city lot in the upper o village . This would place an unfair burden on resident, und orrr.rs__particularlypart time owners like us who do not have our own parking facilities. There is noother available lot for those of us with no garages. If owners could show their taxstatements in exchange for permits, that would ailow us to park during trre timeswhere we are in Snowmass vilrage. visitors could still be charged a fee, andrevenue would be raised when they visit, but residents roriJrot be penalized.Please let us know if we need to do anytiing else to .nru.. it at we wilr have aplace to park during the summer months when we are in sroru,,u* Milage. ]ha{<s for your consideration. peg Shafer, Aspenrvood J-lProblem Location Street Number and Name 600 Carriage WayAspenwood Condominiums, Unit J-lAddress Line 2 https://www.tosv.com/commonrao,inrcap,lltf :r]J"T-ffi;ffi "o,"rtid=r2s 1t2 a j 1012t2019 Print Preview State CO Zip Code 81615 Photograph No file was uploaded Your Information Name Peg Shafer Street Number and Name Address Line2 Aspenwood Condominiums, Unit J-l City Snowmass Village State CO Zip Code 81615 Phone Number 9 54-290-9253 Fax Number Email Address Tcntimes_99@yahoo.com Preferred Contact Method email https://www'tosv.com/common/admin/crt/printpreview.aspx?mode=history&requestid=125 2t2 Rhonda Coxon From: Sent: To: Cc: Subject: Bob Sirkus Friday, October 4,2019 2:14 PM Markey Butler Clint Kinney;Tom Goode;Alyssa Shenk; Bill Madsen; Rhonda Coxon Re: Bus Depot/Transit Center Thank u Sent from my iPad > On Oct 4,2019, at 2:08 PM, Markey Butler <MButler@tosv.com> wrote: > Yes... I will be taking public comments as part of our discussion once we are in TC session. > Sent from my iPad >> On Oct4,20L9, at 1:53 PM, Bob Sirkus <BSirkus@tosv.com> wrote: >> Clint and fellow Counselors, >> I received the email below earlier today from Bob Mehail relating to this weeks agenda item, Snowmass Transit Center. Please add if to the public record. I have responded to Mr. Mehail. >> Will our discussion of the proposed transit center be open to public comment on Monday? >> Thank you. >> Bob >> From : Robert Meha ll [mailto: bob@rma rchitect. net] >> Sent: Friday, October 04,2019 9:52 AM >> To: Bob Sirkus >> Subject: Bus Depot/Transit Center >> Morning Bob, >> I saw in this week's Snowmass Sun/Community Briefs that you have asked the Town Council members to revisit the plan for the Transit Center. I am in total agreement with you for the exact same reason, there is no reason to have all the vehicles drive under a portion of the concrete deck. While it would be open on the north side, you are stilldriving underaconcretestructure. SointhatrespectitwouldbebetterthantheexperienceofdrivingunderBaseCity!!! That is something else that needs to be improved. >> I was unable to make it to the public meeting when the original design options were presented to the community. But I did send an email to Travis Elliot with the second sketch asking that the bus deck be reduced so that the traffic oncarriage way would not go under the structure. lt took one of the original options and pulled in to reduce the size of thebus deck on top >>sinceseeingthecommBrieftheotherday, lstartedthinkingagainaboutotherpossibilities. Alsoattachedisaquicksketch idea for another option. lt needs more work, but the general idea is to make it one-way traffic across the busdeckandflowthruinsteadofaround' lfyoudon'thavebusesandtruckdrivingundertheupperdeck,theheightofthe structure could be reduced...as well as the cost. 1 >> I don't know what it is lately here, but seems like everything is being "super-sized" for a town of our size >> Thanks for putting the brakes on this project. Hopefully, common sense will win the day. >> Bob Mehall >> robert mehalI/ARCHITECT, inc. >> post office box 5506 >> snowmass village, co 81615 >> t: 970.923.8946 >> m: 970.274.8361, >> e: bob@rmarchitect.net<mailto:bob@rmarchitect.net> >> <TOSV Transit Station.pdf> >> <TOSV Bus Depot - 04oct19.pdf> 2 +-)c iiirsF l{M }rkr 1:Md. Okd alsh rr PLANNNG I -t-ffi-.7?( -:8 .l a1 f rurvnxe me,rs /a tult$lm siii-no,* *0O Q knl,lwsl.@(lll1@, x \ ffPTIOIU 3A M$ $G CANOPY r\ IIAGRA al> ( A8( hl I r(-l llllAi. 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