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09-15-15 Town Council MinutesSNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES SEPTEI\,4BER 15, 2015 1. 4:00 P.M. cAl-L IOIQEOEBAND EQLL CALL l\4ayor Butler called to order the Special Meeting of the Snowmass Village Town Council on Monday, September 15, 2015 at 4:01 p.m. A complete live recording of this meeting can be found at www.tosv.com under Town Council Meetings. This will be archived indefinitely allowing you to view at any time. Markey Butler, Bob Sirkus, Bill [/adsen, and Alyssa Shenk.COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT: STAFF PRESENT Chris Jacobson Clint Kinney, Town l\,lanager; John Dresser, Town Attorney; Julie Ann Woods, Community Development Director; Anne lvlartens, Public Works Director; Rhonda B. Coxon, Town Clerk; Travis Elliott, Assistant to the Town l,4anager; Jim Wahlstrom. Senior Planner 3.PUBLIC COMMENT This section is set aside for the Town Councit to LISTEN to comment by the public regarding items that do not otheMise appear on thisagenda. Generally, the Town Council will not discuss the issue and will not take anofficial action under this section of the agenda. Richard Goodwin a resident of Snowmass Village spoke to the recall election andstated that it is very mean spirited and urged the Town councir to hart the recafl and PUBLIC PRESENT:Pat Keefer, Gary Rosenau, Joe Krabacher, Doug Mercatoris, Doug Faurer, Becky Stone, David De Larbre, Shawn Byrne, Jodi Surfas, Toni Kronberg, Steve and Fran Harris, Don Schuster, Jill Beathard and other members of the public interested in today's Agenda items. 2. PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS None at this time. 09-08-15 tc l\4inutes Page 2 of 5 wait until he has been convicted Gary Rosenau a long time local of Snowmass Village does not agree with anything said by Richard Goodwin. 4. CONSENT AGENDA These are items where all conditions or requirements have been agreed to or met prior to the time they come before the Council for final action. A Single Public Hearing will be opened for all items on the Consent Agenda. These items will be approved by a single motion of the Council. The Mayor will ask if there is anyone present who has objection to such procedure as to certain items. Members of the Council may also ask that an item be removed from the consent section and fully discussed. All items not removed from the consent section willthen be approved. A member of the Council may vote no on specific items without asking that they be removed from the consent section for full discussion. Any item that is removed from the consent agenda will be placed on the regular agenda. A. DRAFT AGENDAS AND WORK SESSION TOPICS Bob Sirkus made the motion to approve those items listed on loday's consent agenda. Bill Madsen seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council Member Jacobson was absent. Voting Aye: Markey Butler, Bob Sirkus, Bill Madsen, and Alyssa Shenk Voting Nay: None. 5, PUBLIC HEARINGS O I-JUDICIAL HEARINGS Public Hearings are the formal opportunity for the Town Council to LISTEN to the public regarding the issue athand. Forland use hearings the Council is required to act in a quasi-judicial capacity. When acting as a quasi-judicial body, the Council is acting in much the same capacity as a .iudge would act in a court of law. Under these circumstances, the judicial or quasi-judicial must limit its consideration to matters which are placed into evidence and are partofthe public record. The Council must basetheir decision on the law and the evidence presented at the hearing. A. Continued Public Hearing -Base Village Major pUD Amendment _ Community Purpose and Variances discussion -Julie Ann Woods, Director, Community Development -Jim Wahlstrom, Senior planner, Community Development Mayor Butler Open the continued public Hearing at this time. Steve Parmalee a resident of Snowmass Village spoke to the packet page 45 and .l 1and spoke to the wa that was fi ed in with dirt;nd mayOe tnis'coufO iJuseO to, tn" 09-08-'t5 tc l\.4inutes Page 3 of 5 escalator or elevator to P1 and this is just a piece of real estate and filled in with dirt Don Schustsr representing the Aspen Skiing Company spoke to the temporary egress from the garage stairs and they would come out in the middle of the fire lane in front of Building 4 today. At this time Julie Ann Woods Community Development Director introduced this item and spoketowhatTown Council action is requested for tonight's meeting. She noted that draft Resolution No. 25, Series of 2015 had been modified to incorporate the recommendations of the Planning Commission and the conditions discussed by Town Council to date. There were eight topics from the September 8th meeting that the Council would like to further discuss. They are listed below; 1) Community Purpose and variance requests, including presentation by citizens in favor of taking cash as proposed by the applicant. 2) Vertical integration/circulation, including ADA access 3) Parking adjustments in Base Village Parking Garage 4) Streetscape improvements throughout Base Village 5) Restroom location options 6) View planes fmm specific other locations, including Snowmass Center and Town Hall 7) Clinic garage access acceptability by tenant AVH 8) Utility easement dedicatjon completion to Snowmass Water and Sanitation District. Craig Monzio representing the applicant began with the vertical circulation and spoke to the AOA accessibility and way flnding and he stated they will continue wo*ing with Challenge Aspen on any issues that they may have before final approval. Don Schuster representing the Aspen Skiing company spoke to the current situation and no complaints to date and if something goes down staff will use the bus drivers and radios to keep the people from going to this area, you will always have to go to plan B. Pat Keefer owner from Capitol Peak spoke to the Car to Go program. She also spoke to the numberof spaces within the garage. There was a discussion regarding theparkjng management and one entity being in charge of parking management not all theindividual property management plans. Becky Stone the architect for the garage spoke to the fenced portion for the garage and stated.there is no designated parking foreach buirding. she noted the fence ihat isthere now is temporary fencing and ils purpose is not there to create convenientparking. Town Council took a break at this time. At this time Ciint Kinney Town Manage-r reviewed the two proposals for communitypurpose and before discussing the staff reviewed where the iouncil ii toaay anO , 09-08-'15 tc i,4inutes Page 4 of 5 proceeded with community purpose. The two proposals at this time are the cash and Building 6 with the nonprofit Snowmass Discovery Center with the Town taking possession. Doug Mercatoris a long time resident of Snowmass Village inquired about the property taxes and does the Town have to pay the GID and Metro and why not lease for dollar. He also spoke to the original community purposes for the original BaseVillage approval. Council, staff and the applicant disagree on the variances and had a discussion to clarify the variances since sketch. The applicant dasagrees with staff and Council and it was decided to review and work together to come to a better understanding of the variances and those community purposes attached to them. Town Council took a break at this time Staff asked for clarification for draft language for the Resolution in regards to Community Purpose. The language will reflect the applicant's original offer for Community Purpose plus an additional one million until Related has full support from New York office. At this time Becky Stone reviewed the streetscape with the Council providing locations for public and private seating within the project and provided the bathroom and water fountaan locations. Stone also showed slides that includes the public Artlocations. Council also reviewed the view planes from Town Hall by the police Deparlment and another from the top level of the Snowmass Centei as requested byCouncil at the last meeting. Toni Kronberg a resident of the Roaring Fork Valley spoke to the ice skating rinkclosed due to refrigeration and is this ice skating rini sustainable and feasible. Sheasked that the developer explain how the ice sk;ting rink will work. Council Member Shenk and Madsen both want to accept Building 6 and allow Snowmass Discovery Center occupy it. Council Member Sirkus and Mayor Butler are hesitant to commit to the risk of owning this Building and noted the CAM costs would be $1 1 5,000 per year if unoccupied. Harry Teague from Teague Architects spoke to the flexibility of the Building itself, he feels the building is the heart of the community and there will be risks but the potential outweighs the risk. At this time Council reviewed the sketches of Building 6 provided by Teague. At this time Council reviewed numbers with the applicant and [/ayor Butler stated the number appears to be seven million and Related be a lead donor to the non-profit in Building 6 and allowing Hayden and Capitol Peak owners access to the poolfor Building 1OAB. 09-08-'15 tc Minutes Page 5 of 5 Mayor Butler continued the Public Hearing to Monday, September 21 ,2015 at 4:00 p.m. 7. ADMI NISTRATIVE REPORTS None at this time. B. TOWN COUNCIL REPORTS AND ACTIONS A. REPORTS/UPDATES Council Member Sirkus attended a RAWAPI meeting and stated that this Board will be making a request for $2,500 to monitor the Zebra Mussels. This is the last year this project has funding. He is asking for Council support to direct staff to add this amount to budget. Council consensus was to approve the financial request. Council Member Shenk attended a RFTA Board Meeting and she noted that the Board approved the trail connection through Rock Bottom Ranch. 9. ADJOURNMENT At 8:40 p.m. Alyssa Shenk made the motion to adjourn the Special Meeting of the Snowmass Village Town Council on Monday, September 15, 2016. Bill Madsen seconded the motion. The motion was approved by a vote of 4 in favor to 0 opposed. Council Member Jacobson was absent. Voting Aye: Markey Butler, Bob Sirkus, Bill Madsen, and Alyssa Shenk. Voting Nay: None. This set of Minutes was approved by the snowmass Village Town council at their Regular Meeting on Monday, March 7, 2016. Submitted Bv, Rhonda B. Coxon, CMC Town Clerk 6. POLICY/LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC HEARINGS None at this time.