Record of Proceedings

Sedgwick Town Board Meeting

October 16, 2017

Members Present: Peggy Owens; Gena Kinoshita; Carole Cross; Jeanie Tarver

 

Employees Present: Rhonda Jones/ Richard Kehm

 

The Sedgwick Town Board met in special session October 16, 2017 at the Town Hall, a quorum was verified and the meeting was called to order at 6:00pm by Mayor Pro-Tem Jeanie Tarver. 

 

Jeanie opened the public hearing on the rezoning application for Sedgwick Second Addition Block 1, Lots 7-15 located at 525 Main Avenue.  The request is to rezone the property from Low Density Residential to Commercial 1; zoning Ordinance to Prohibit New Mobil home and mobile home parks; zoning ordinance prohibiting the keeping or parking of storage containers; Emergence ordinance extending the temporary moratorium concerning the use of shipping containers in the town of Sedgwick.

The hearing was properly noticed. Discussion and public comment open on each ordinance.

Peggy O moved to adopt Ordinance 03-2017 to rezone the property from Low Density Residential to Commercial 1: Second Addition Block 1, Lots 7-15 located at 525 Main Avenue.  Carole seconded the motion.  Roll call vote; motioned carried.

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

Gena moved to adopt Ordinance 04-2017 to prohibit new mobile homes and mobile home parks within the town.  Carole seconded the motion.  Roll call vote; motioned carried.

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

Peggy O moved to adopt Ordinance 05-2017 to extend the temporary moratorium concerning the use of shipping containers in the town.  Carole seconded the motion.  Roll call vote; motioned carried.

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

Peggy O moved to adopt Ordinance 06-2017 to prohibit keeping storage or parking shipping containers in the town.  Carole seconded the motion.  Roll call vote; motioned carried.

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

 

Guest

Mike Benson from the Julesburg/Sedgwick County Chamber asked for a donation for JOe’s Bucks.

Gena moved to donate $500.00 to JOe’s Bucks.  Carole seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Gena resigned from Zoning Administrator and asked to be taken off the signature list on all bank accounts. Carole volunteered to be the new zoning administrator and to be on the banks signature list

Jeanie moved to appoint Carole as Zoning Administrator.  Peggy O seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

 

Maintenance

Richard has been repairing water meters and painted the crosswalks and put up the new signs.

He talked about the ongoing problems with people not putting their trash out.  Rhonda will mail letters out about the trash pickup with billing.

 

Wayne Price talked to board bout buying a new chain saw and leaf blower.

Gena moved to buy a new chain saw.  Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

Gena moved to buy a new leaf blower.  Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Minutes

Spelling corrections were made to the September 11th minutes.

Gena moved to approve the minutes from the September 11, 2017 meeting as corrected.  Peggy O.  seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Financial/Pay Bills

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

Jeanie-Yes         Gena-Yes   Peggy O.-Yes        Peggy R.-absent          Troy-absent    Carole-yes

Peggy O. moved to Make the loan payment Of $6,983.33.  Carole seconded the motion.  Roll call vote; motioned carried.

Jeanie-Yes         Gena-Yes   Peggy O.-Yes        Peggy R.-absent          Troy-absent    Carole-yes

 

Old Business

The Board discussed changes to the dog ordinance. Rhonda will talk to the attorney about amending the ordinance.

 

The board discussed the possibility of having a board for the harvest festival, more discussion to follow.  

 

Rhonda is setting up a meeting with the county assessors, Dickinson Land Surveyor and the town.

 

New Business

Gena moved to appoint Rhonda as the contact person for the Memorandum of Understanding with the Dept of Revenue.  Carole seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

 

Peggy O. moved to adopt Resolution 03-2017; for elected officials deemed not to be employees.  Carole seconded the motion. Voice call vote; motioned carried.

 

The board discussed buying more Christmas lights. They will price trees for the park.

 

The board discussed the hiring of a part time office help. A minimum of 20 hours, help wanted add will be put in the paper and ran for two weeks

 

Gena moved to approve the fliers made by SCED.  Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice call vote; motioned carried.

 

Gena moved to adjourn the meeting.  Jeanie seconded the motion.  Voice vote; motioned carried.

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