At a Glance - August 2, 2010

Approval of July 12 minutes.
Payment of the bills.
Pre-pay propane contract approval.

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The Regular Meeting of the Town of Hillrose Board of Trustees was called to order by Mayor Riedl at 7:10 p.m.  Trustees answering roll call were Colerick, Kramer, Smith and Wahlert.  Staff members present were Golemboski and Colerick.  Visitors present were Morgan County Sheriff Office Sergeant Rob Evans and FTO Ed Dye. The Mayor led the pledge of allegiance.

Public Comments:  None

The minutes from the July 12, 2010 meeting were presented and Kramer moved with Smith seconding to approve the minutes as printed.  Approved by unanimous voice vote 5-0.

The following reports were submitted to the Board:
Certified Operator, Dale Colerick:  as printed
Code Enforcement, Jon Riedl:  as printed
Maintenance, Ed Wahlert & Don Smith:  A new culvert has been installed on the south side of the intersection of Charles & Beaver; replaced curb stop on yard water at 309 Beaver; repaired Town Hall roof and started repairs on the Shop roof; picnic tables are completed.  Kramer reported that her husband, Randy, jacked open the culvert on the south side of the intersection of Clifford & Rose.  Colerick reported that he borrowed a spinner nozzle to wash out culverts from the City of Brush for whenever the culvert cleaning begins.  Riedl reported that she had looked for the town’s nozzle at the fire hall but was unsure of what she was looking for.
Sheriff’s Report:  Evans presented the call report from the Sheriff Office.

Old Business:
Trustee Colerick presented the website as he has developed it to date.  The Board made suggestions and Colerick will continue his work.  Golemboski will check into securing the web address of, .net and .gov from Network Solutions.

New Business:
The list of bills for August 2, 2010 were presented.  Wahlert moved with Smith seconding to pay the bills in the usual manner.  Roll call vote was taken with all present voting yes, motion carried 5-0.

Golemboski presented the United Energy of Colorado, LLC Fixed Price Prepay Propane Contract for the upcoming October 2010 thru April 2011 winter heating season.  Local area resident Duane Frihauf is the route driver and the Company is in Keenesburg. The contract is for 1150 gallons at prepay price of $1.60.  This was the same price than CHS (formerly Sterling Oil & Gas was offering).  Wahlert moved with Colerick seconding to sign the contract and prepay the 1150 gallons.  A roll call vote was taken with all present voting yes, motion carried 5-0.

Golemboski asked the Board who would be attending the dinner meeting for Local Government Officials Forum A Conversation about Amendments 60 & 61 and Proposition 101 to be held in Fort Morgan on August 25, 2010.  Colerick, Kramer, Smith and Golemboski will for sure and Riedl and Wahlert to respond by next meeting.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:06 p.m.

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