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10-06-05 Town Council Minutes Snowmass Village Town Council Special Budget Meeting October 6, 2005 COUNCIL PRESENT: Mayor Douglas Mercatoris, John Wilkinson, Bill Boineau and Arnie Mordkin COUNCIL ABSENT: Sally Sparhawk STAFF PRESENT: Mike Segrest, Town Manager; Marianne Rakowski, Finance Director; Brandi Lindt, Assistant Finance Director; Susan Hamley, Marketing Director; John Dresser, Town Attorney; Mark Kittle, Chief Building Official; John Baker, Road Supervisor; Chris Conrad, Planning Director Dave Ogren, Solid Waste Supervisor; Jason Haber, Economic Resource Director; Hunt Walker, Public Works Director; Dave Peckler, Transit Manager; Joe Coffey, Housing Manager; Rhonda B. Coxon, Town Clerk Item No. 1: CONTINUED BUDGET DISCUSSION (from 10-05-05) Town Council had asked that the Town Clerk research the amount of money being requested by Cultural Arts & Recreational Organizations and Charitable & Service Organizations. The amount requested by Cultural Arts was 38,500 and the current annual budget is currently $23,000 and the Charitable & Service Organization is requesting $117,900 and the current annual budget is $67,000. After discussion the Town Council agreed to increase the Cultural Arts by $10,000 for a total of $33,000 and the Charitable & Service by $20,000 for a total of $87,000. The Town Clerk will distribute the current grant philosophy in the Town Council boxes for review. The Town Council reviewed the Capital Improvements Projects Fund from 2004 project by project through 2010. The Town Council would like to see some type of covered bus shelter for the Rodeo Lot including some type of restrooms facility for this winter season. Council Member Boineau stated he feels the Town may need to hire an in house Engineer to help Housing Manager Joe Coffey and Public Works Director Hunt Walker with all these large projects for the next couple of years. The Town Manager will monitor the projects and be sure there is adequate staff. 10-06-05 Page 2 of 2 At this time Town Council went back to the Budget Transmittal. Council Member Mordkin asked for more money in the discretionary fund than $2,000. After a lengthily discussion it was decided to keep the procedure as it is. Town Council did not approve a separate dinner for the Planning Commission in the revised budget. They will continue to be invited to the Annual Boards and Commissions dinner will all the other Boards and Commissions. There was a lengthily discussion on the Ski Company contribution and the formula and the philosophy behind the original intent of this program. Item No. 2: ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, Council Member Wilkinson made a motion to adjourn the Meeting seconded by Council Member Boineauy by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council member Sparhawk was absent. The Meeting adjourned at 12:09 p.m. This set of Minutes was approved by the Town Council at the Regular Meeting of November 7, 2005.