Record of Proceedings

Sedgwick Town Board Meeting

April 9, 2018

Members Present: Peggy Owens; Gena Kinoshita; Troy Kinoshita; Jeanie Tarver; Peggy Raymond; Wayne Price

 

Employees Present: Rhonda Jones / Richard Kehm / Beth Ritter

 

The Sedgwick Town Board met in regular session April 9, 2018 at the Town Hall, a quorum was verified and the meeting was called to order at 6:00pm by Mayor Pro-Tem Jeanie Tarver.

 

Rhonda announced she is working on the Consumer Confidence Report for our water system; it should be done by next week.

 

Wayne Price was sworn in as mayor for 4 years and Peggy Raymond as trustee for 4 years.  Carole Cross was absent and will be sworn in at a later date.

Troy Kinoshita’s seat was declared vacant.

 

Mayor Wayne Price presided over the meeting from this point.

 

Jeanie moved to approve appoint Troy Kinoshita.  Carole seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

The board will hold a special meeting within the 30 day limit to appoint officers.

 

Guest

Carlton Britton talked to the board about the service calls which are up 70% in the county. Many of the calls are identity theft and counterfeit money.

 

Abby Erickson asked if the board had a Harvest Festival theme.  The board discussed ideas.

Peggy R. moved to have “Sedgwick Centennial Still Crazy After All These Years” the 2018 Harvest Festival theme.  Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice vote; three yeas and one nay motioned carried.

Abby then talked about the poker run and car show on June 9th sponsored by Blue Skies Therapeutic Riding.  The board was in favor of helping printing of fliers.

 

It is time to renew the license for Sedgwick Alterative Relief.  Rhonda told the board the application is not considered complete until the fees are paid.  Troy moved to approve the license renewal for Sedgwick Alterative Relief on the contingence the fees are paid.  Peggy R. seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Nancy Sauder announced the museum is now open on Wednesday from around 9:00am to 3:00pm.

Linda Langelo from the Extension suggested some perennials for the planters in town.  They are drought resistance and will do well in this area.  Troy asked if we could order them through the Garden Store in town, Mike Kollaritis will check on ordering them for the town.

 

Maintenance

Richard asked the board if the town should keep the old tractor and trash truck.  The board asked Rhonda to put an ad in the paper for bids on the tractor. The town may want to keep the box part of the trash truck as a spare.

Spring cleanup is April 26th and 27th. 

The Depth sensor in the storage tank at the well site had to be replaced.

The basement at the museum is cleaned out.

The board and Richard talked about properties in town that need to be mowed and cleaned up.  Rhonda reminded the board there is a procedure to follow in our ordinance.

Wayne ordered the culverts for the town.  We will need a backhoe and Wayne has a friend who will rent one to the town at $90.00 an hour.

 

Minutes

Jeanie moved to approve the minutes from March 12, 2018 meeting.  Troy seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Financial/Pay Bills

Peggy O. moved to pay the bills.  Peggy R. seconded the motion.  Roll call vote; motioned carried.

Jeanie-Yes    Gena-Yes    Peggy O.-Yes   Peggy R.-Yes     Troy-Yes    Carole-Absent

Jeanie moved to make the $ 6,983.33 water loan payment.  Peggy R. seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried. Jeanie and Peggy R. said they would wire the payment.

 

 

Old Business

Gena moved that the date on the new dog ordinance for dangerous dog to reregister as dangerous be taken out. Peggy R. seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

Gena moved to adopt ordinance 01-2018 for the regulations of dog. Peggy O. seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

The board tabled Resolution 03-2018 setting fees for dogs.

Clerk school was tabled.

 

Troy moved to adopt Resolution 04-2018 to reverse the decision to forgive past due utility bills.  Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

Peggy R. moved a minimum of 5% payment on the past due amount for the payment plan.

Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

 

 

New Business                     

Troy moved to donate $25.00 for the Revere Post Prom. Gena seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Troy moved to appoint Rhonda as the person to receive the confidential information from the Colorado Department of Revenue; Memorandum of Understanding. Gena seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

The town is applying for a credit card through Points West Bank.  Richard, Beth and Wayne are the signers of the card.

Beth talked to the board about training for the billing program. Salt Creek will come out here to train for $825.00 + mileage.  They also offer a training sessions in the fall.

 

Gena moved to adjourn the meeting.  Troy seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.  7:30pm

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