At a Glance - January 4, 2010

Approval of the December 14th, 2009 minutes.
Hearing and approval of Ordinance #107, Xcel
     Energy, non-exclusive franchise.
Payment of the bills.

Introduction and reading of Ordinance #108,
     moratorium on the review of medical marijuana
     dispensary applications, pending adoption of
     appropriate zoning regulations.

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The Regular Meeting of the Town of Hillrose Board of Trustees was called to order by Mayor Riedl at 7:00 p.m.  Trustees answering roll call were Colerick and Wahlert.  Staff members present were Golemboski, Colerick, Nichols and Riedl.  No visitors were present.  The Mayor led the pledge of allegiance.

Public Comments: none

The minutes from the December 14, 2009 meeting were presented and Colerick moved with Wahlert seconding to approve the minutes as printed.  Approved by unanimous voice vote 3-0.

The following reports were submitted to the Board:
Certified Operator, Dale Colerick: as printed
Clerk/Administrator, Lynn Golemboski: nothing additional to report
Deputy Clerk, Barbara Nichols:  as printed
Maintenance, Ed Wahlert:  Moved a couple of brown snowdrifts.

Old Business:
Golemboski introduced Tom Ashburn, Xcel Energy Representative prior to the opening of the public hearing on Ordinance #107.  Mayor Riedl opened the hearing at 7:13 p.m.  No one made comment on the proposed Ordinance #107 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF HILLROSE, MORGAN COUNTY, COLORADO, GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO, D/B/A XCEL ENERGY, ITS AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS, OF THE RIGHT TO USE THE STREETS WITHIN THE TOWN TO FURNISH, SELL, TRANSMIT, TRANSPORT, AND DISTRIBUTE ELECTRICITY TO THE TOWN AND TO ALL RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN; GRANTING THE RIGHT TO ACQUIRE, CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, LOCATE, MAINTAIN, OPERATE, AND EXTEND INTO, WITHIN, AND THROUGH THE TOWN ALL FACILITIES REASONABLY NECESSARY TO FURNISH, SELL, TRANSMIT, TRANSPORT, AND DISTRIBUTE ELECTRICITY WITHIN AND THROUGH THE TOWN; AND FIXING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THEREOF. The hearing was closed at 7:14 p.m.  The Clerk called Trustee Smith for his vote on the Ordinance.  Wahlert moved with Colerick seconding to pass, adopt and approve Ordinance 107 and order published in the Brush News Tribune.  A roll call vote was taken with all present and by telephone voting yes, motion carried 4-0.

New Business:

The list of bills for January 4, 2010 were presented.  Wahlert moved with Colerick seconding to pay the bills in the usual manner.  Roll call vote was taken with all present voting yes, motion carried 3-0.

Golemboski introduced Ordinance #108 An Ordinance Declaring a Moratorium on the Review of Applications for Dispensaries of Medical Marijuana Within the Town of Hillrose, Colorado Pending Adoption of Appropriate Zoning Regulations and Declaring an Emergency.  Attorney McGuire recommended this ordinance as Morgan County and the surrounding towns are adopting similar ordinances and he wanted to make sure that we approach this subject with careful deliberation.  Colerick moved with Wahlert seconding to read the Ordinance.  A voice vote was taken with all present voting yes, motion carried 3-0.  Wahlert moved to pass, adopt, approve and order published by title only.  The motion failed for lack of second.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:43 p.m.

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