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07-05-05 Town Council Minutes SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES JULY 5, 2005 CALL TO ORDER AT 4:08 P.M. Mayor Pro Tem Bill Boineau called to order the Regular Meeting of the Snowmass Village Town Council on Monday, July 5, 2005 at 4:08 p.m. Item No. 1: ROLL CALL COUNCILMEMBERS PRESENT: Mayor Pro Tem Bill Boineau, Arnold Mordkin, and John Wilkinson. Mayor Douglas Mercatoris arrived at 6:55 p.m. COUNCILMEMBERS ABSENT: Sally Sparhawk. STAFF PRESENT: Mike Segrest, Town Manager; John Dresser, Town Attorney; Chris Conrad, Planning Director; Art Smythe, Chief of Police, Rhonda Coxon, Town Clerk; Clay Blaschke, Secretary/Receptionists PUBLIC PRESENT: Alan Richmond, Rick Griffin, Page D. Shuce, Linda Gerdnich, Mel Blumenthal, Don Lohr, John Barrett, Colleen Doyle, Dafri Estes, Diane Schlough, Mary Little, Bob Lucas, David Frantz, Patsy Shields, George L. Bletsas, Larry Sherman, Carol Duane Olson, Steve Kanally, David Myler and other members of the public interested in Agenda items for this Meeting. Item No. 2: INTERVIEW APPLICANTS FOR ARTS ADVISORY BOARD VACANCIES Council interviewed Page Shuce and Linda Gerdnich who submitted applications to fill vacancies on the Arts Advisory Board (AAB). Applicant Susan Working was not able to attend the Meeting. Boineau explained that the vacant seats are for 2-year terms. Mordkin made a motion to approve Resolution No. 25, Series of 2005, appointing Page Shuce, Linda Gerdnich and Susan Working to serve on the AAB. Council requested that the AAB keep them apprised of Board activities and projects. Wilkinson seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 3 in favor to 0 opposed. 07-05-05tc Page 2 of 6 nd Item No. 3: INTERVIEW APPLICANTS FOR 2 HOMEOWNER’S ADVISORY BOARD VACANCIES Town Clerk Rhonda Coxon reported that she received one additional application from Mike Hundert, who was unable to attend this Meeting due to a prior commitment. She stated that applicant Kathy Arnold was also unable to attend this Meeting. Mordkin disclosed that he is acquainted with several of the applicants, although did not feel it would affect a fair vote. Town Attorney John Dresser informed Council that a couple of the applicants do not meet residency and Snowmass Village registered voter requirements as outlined in the Municipal Code. He also informed Council that applicant Franz would qualify as a condominium representative rather than a single-family representative. Boineau disclosed that he assisted as a fire fighter when the Little residence burned, although did not feel it necessary to recuse himself from the vote on this Resolution. Wilkinson disclosed that he wrote a homeowner’s insurance policy on the Little’s new residence, although he also did not feel it necessary to recuse himself from the vote on this Resolution. Council interviewed applicants Mel Blumenthal, Don Lohr, John Barrett, Colleen Doyle, Dafri Estes, Diane Schlough, Mary Little, Bob Lucas, David Frantz, Patsy Shields, George L. Bletsas, Larry Sherman, Carol Duane Olson, and Steve Kanally. Applicants Mike Hundert, Kathy Arnold and Jerome S. Gagerman were unable to attend the Meeting. Council stated their appreciation to the applicants for their interest and explained that final appointments to the Board would be made by Council by Resolution No. 26, Series of 2005, scheduled on the Agenda for this Meeting. NOTE: Council took a break at this time and reconvened the Meeting at 5:25 p.m. Item No. 4: PUBLIC NON-AGENDA ITEMS Appreciation for Second Homeowner’s Board Rick Griffin stated his appreciation to Council for creating the Second Homeowner’s Advisory Board. Item No. 5: COUNCIL UPDATES Council Appreciation Council expressed their appreciation to the Police and Public Works Departments for organizing a parking plan for four Town events held simultaneous that included the Tour de Colorado Bicycle Race, Summer Concert, Westfest and a Rodeo. They also stated their appreciation to the Solid Waste Department for keeping the Town clean during these events. NOTE: Mayor Pro Tem Boineau determined that Agenda Item No. 9 would be heard at this time. 07-05-05tc Page 3 of 6 Item No. 9: PUBLIC HEARING AND SECOND READING - ORDINANCE NO. 13, SERIES OF 2005 PUBLIC HEARING AND SECOND READING CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND ADOPTING A PRE- DISASTER MITIGATION PLAN FOR THE TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE Council Member Mordkin made a motion to approve Second Reading of Ordinance No. 13, Series of 2005, seconded by Wilkinson. Chief of Police Art Smythe reported that there were no changes made to the Ordinance since First Reading. Mayor Pro Tem Boineau opened the Public Hearing at 6:10 p.m. There being no comments from the public, Boineau closed the Public Hearing at 6:11 p.m. A roll-call vote was taken and the motion was approved by a vote of 3 in favor to 0 opposed. Mayor Mercatoris and Council member Sparhawk were absent. Item No. 6: RESOLUTION NO. 25, SERIES OF 2005 CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE ARTS ADVISORY BOARD Council Member Mordkin made a motion to approve Resolution No. 25, Series of 2005, appointing Page D. Shuce, Linda Gerdnich and Susan Working to fill vacancies on the Arts Advisory Board. Council Member Wilkinson seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 3 in favor to 0 opposed. Mayor Mercatoris and Council member Sparhawk were absent. Item No. 7: RESOLUTION NO. 26, SERIES OF 2005 CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION APPOINTING MEMBERS ND TO THE 2 HOMEOWNER’S ADVISORY BOARD Council voted by secret ballot to fill the positions of the newly formed Board. Council Member Mordkin made a motion to approve and amend the Resolution to provide for the one-year terms to expire on December 31, 2006, the two-year terms expire on December 31, 2007 and the three-year terms expire on December 31, 2008. Council Member Wilkinson seconded the motion. Council Member Boineau counted the votes and appointments were made as follows: Larry Sherman, SF, 1-year term Mary Butler, SF, 3-year term Dafri Estes, Condo, 1-year term Colleen Doyle, Condo, 2-year term Mel Blumenthal, Condo, 3-year term John Barrett, At Large, 1-year term George L. Bletsas, At Large, 2-year term 07-05-05tc Page 4 of 6 The First Meeting of the Second Homeowner’s Advisory Board was scheduled to be held in the Town Council Chambers on Thursday, July 8, 2005. There being no further discussion, the Resolution was approved as amended, by a vote of 3 in favor to 0 opposed. Mayor Mercatoris and Council member Sparhawk were absent. Item No. 8: CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION - RESOLUTION NO. 21, SERIES OF 2005 CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING AND ACTION – A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE COUGAR CANYON / COZY POINT RIDGE SCHWARZ LOT PRELIMINARY PUD, SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION AND ZONING APPLICATIONS. Planning Director Chris Conrad stated that this Public Hearing was continued from the June 6, 2005 Council Meeting. He explained that at that time, Council directed staff to prepare a Resolution for Council consideration. Alan Richmond of Alan Richmond Planning Services, retained by the Planning Department to process the application was present to answer questions. Conrad outlined changes to the Resolution as directed by Council at the last Meeting. Council reviewed the Resolution language and requested necessary changes. Mayor Pro Tem Boineau opened the continuation of the Public Hearing at 6:49 p.m. There being no comments from the public, Council Member Boineau closed the Public Hearing at 6:50 p.m. After further discussion, Council Member Mordkin made a motion to approve Resolution No. 21, Series of 2005, as amended. Boineau seconded the motion. The Resolution was approved as amended, by a vote of 3 in favor to 0 opposed. Mayor Mercatoris and Council Member Sparhawk were absent. Item No. 10: MANAGER’S REPORT Board/Commission Chair Terms Town Manager Mike Segrest explained that Council had requested further information regarding the language in the Town Charter addressing the appointment of Chairs for Town Boards and Commissions. At that time, Council also requested that the Chair seat be rotated every two years. He explained that changes to the Town Charter require that the question be presented to the voters at a Town election. After further discussion, the Council directed staff to insert language in the current code for each board that states that a Chair of a Town Board or Commission cannot serve as Chair for more than two consecutive years. At 6:55p.m. Mayor Mercatoris arrived at the Meeting. Council reviewed the language in the Municipal Code addressing Town Boards and Commissions and requested that since the Financial Advisory Board is not 07-05-05tc Page 5 of 6 considered an Advisory Board, the designation of “Advisory" be eliminated from language referring to that Board. After further discussion, Council agreed to leave the names of the boards as they are. Item No. 11: APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FOR 02-22-05 Council Member Mercatoris made a motion to approve the Minutes of February 22, 2005, seconded by Council Member Wilkinson. There being no changes or additions, the Minutes were approved by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council member Sparhawk was absent. Item No. 12: COMMITTEE REPORTS/CALENDARS Kinder Morgan Council requested that a representative of Kinder Morgan attend a Council Meeting to discuss future plans for installation of underground utilities along the proposed location for the Brush Creek Trail. The Town Clerk Rhonda Coxon reported that an Open House with all utility companies that have Franchise Agreements with the Town is scheduled for Thursday, July 14, 2005, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Intrawest/Water Storage Tank In response to an inquiry made by Council Member Boineau, Mayor Mercatoris reported that he met with representatives of the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District, who informed him that the Line Extension Agreement between the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District and Intrawest is nearing completion with the exception of final decisions to be made on the water storage tank. Intrawest/Concrete Plant In response to an inquiry from Council Member Mordkin, Council stated that Intrawest would be required to submit an application to the Town for consideration of installing a concrete plant on the Base Village construction site. At this time no application has be submitted by the applicant. th July 4 Celebration th Council Member Mordkin stated that he attended the July 4 activities in Aspen, where businesses participated to provide activities for the celebration and the City of Aspen sponsored two free concerts. He encouraged Town businesses and Council to consider identifying funding and providing a full day of activities th for the 4 of July event in Snowmass Village. Council requested further discussion of this issue at a future Council Meeting. Item No. 13: ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, Mordkin made a motion to adjourn the Meeting. 07-05-05tc Page 6 of 6 Wilkinson seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council member Sparhawk was absent. The Meeting adjourned at 7:29 p.m. This set of Minutes was approved by Town Council at their Regular Meeting of August 15, 2005.