At a Glance - May 2, 2011

Approval of the April 4 minutes as presented.
Approval of the April 19 minutes as corrected.
Appointment, oath and seating of Trustee Kolman.

Approval of the bills in the usual manner.

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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, Kramer and Wahlert.  Staff members present were Golemboski and Nichols.  Visitors present were Joel & Susan Kolman, Bill Baughman and Jo Cooper.     The Mayor led the pledge of allegiance.

Public Comments:  None from the public in attendance.  Golemboski read a thank you card from the Hillrose Community Church Home School Group and a note about reporting on the mural from Route 6 Association.

The minutes from the April 4 and 19, 2011 meetings were presented.  Colerick moved with Wahlert seconding to approve the April 4, 2011 minutes as presented.  Approved by unanimous voice vote 3-0 with Kramer abstaining.  Colerick asked for the April 19, 2011 minutes to be corrected by striking the following from the last paragraph “and Moffitt said he wouldn’t do it again.”  And inserting the following “and opening the meter pits is a service the Town provides and he acknowledge those statements with a nod of his head”.   Wahlert moved to approve the minutes as corrected with Kramer seconding.  Approved by unanimous voice vote 3-0 with Riedl abstaining.

The following reports were submitted to the Board:
Certified Operator, Dale Colerick:  as printed  The seal coating of the manhole in the creek bed before the lift station was successful because there was irrigation wastewater filling the creek bed and no extra water was taken into the lagoon system.  Several manholes were raised in the streets by Work Force Inc. when they cleaned the sewer mainlines recently.
Clerk/Administrator, Lynn Golemboski:  Golemboski asked permission to call area roofers to estimate repair costs for the roof on the 315 Emerson Building (Town Hall, Post Office and Community Center).  The Board members gave permission for calling Speltz Roofing, Weathercraft Roofing and Front Range.  Colerick asked Golemboski for the status on the Hillrose Mobile Home Park Utility bill collection being handled by Attorney McGuire.  Ms. Carney asked for an accounting of the charges which has been compiled and Attorney McGuire has sent them on to Ms. Carney’s attorney, William Beardsley.
Deputy Clerk, Barbara Nichols:  as printed
Maintenance, Ed Wahlert:  Been pretty quiet, just some water shut offs and turn ons and toter placements.  The bulb has been replaced on the north light at the water building by Samples Electric.

Old Business:
The Board decided to post the Code Enforcement position on the website and in the May 31, 2011 Newsletter.

Bill Baughman, Jo Cooper and Susan Kolman were in attendances to express their interest in the Trustee position.  Bill Baughman chose not to interview for the position.  The Board members interviewed Cooper and Kolman using the questions previously developed for the position.  At the conclusion of their interviews Colerick moved to appoint Susan Kolman with Wahlert seconding.  A Roll Call vote was taken with all present voting yes, motion carried 4-0.  Golemboski prepared the oath of office for Kolman and Riedl administered it.  Kolman took her seat.

New Business:
The list of bills for May 2, 2011 were presented.  Wahlert moved with Colerick seconding to pay the bills in the normal manner.  Roll call vote was taken with all present voting yes, motion carried 5-0.

Golemboski reported that Waste Management has no problem with the roll off being held for more than a weekend as long as they have prior notice and Tony Carlson, Morgan County Commissioner has approved free disposal of our cleanup roll off.  The Clean Up Day will be held on June 4 from 9 am to 3 pm and trash disposal in the roll off will be available during the office hours from June 6 thru 10th.  The Trustees agreed to the following schedule for the 4th.  9 am – Kramer; 10 am Colerick; 11 am Kolman and noon to 3 pm Golemboski.

The Board discussed upcoming events.
   o  Kolman, Kramer and Nichols will attend the Ribbon Cutting and VIP Review of the new Goodwill
in Fort Morgan on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
   o  The quarterly City/County Meeting will be Thursday, May 19 at Brush.  Kolman and Golemboski will
   o  The Spring CML District 1 Meeting will be Thursday, May 26 at Yuma.  Golemboski will attend the
       pre-meeting informal networking and information sharing at 4:30.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:48 p.m.

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