TOWN OF SUGAR CITY
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
CALL TO ORDER: 6:57 pm by Mayor Nathanael Dinsmore
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Led by Mayor Nathanael Dinsmore
ROLL CALL: Present: Dinsmore, Massey, Schiro, Willis, Roberts, and Town Attorney Sam Vigil: Not Present: Thibault and Hijar
Willis: Why did Larry get paid for 171 hours? Davida: He didn’t. Discussion over Larry payroll. Decision made Davida will look into it first thing in morning.
APPROVAL OF REGULAR MEETING MINUTES: Motion to approve minutes dated 07/15/2020 made by Willis, 2nd by Schiro, motion carried.
Executive Session: For discussion of a personnel matter under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(2)(f) and not involving: any specific employees who have requested discussion of the matter in open session; any member of this body or any elected official; the appointment of any person to fill an office of this body or of an elected official; or personnel policies that do not require the discussion of matters personal to particular employees.
Motion to go into executive session at 7:05 pm made by Willis, 2nd by Roberts, motion carried.
CALL TO ORDER: 7:14 pm by Mayor Nathanael Dinsmore
MIKE: Utilize the dodge after hours and on weekends for code enforcement. Discussion over Code Enforcement using truck after hours. Motion to give Mike a key for the dodge pickup and use as needed made by Roberts, 2nd by Schiro, motion carried.
NICK: Quotes to do the well house; wood and paint. Discussion over well house structure. Decision made for Nick to get quotes for insulation; sheet and roll and get quote for siding; vinyl and tin.
Fire Hydrant located on Idaho and Buffalo has a leak from underneath. Will be working on it in morning to find leak and fix. Discussion over parts that may be needed to fix. No decision made.
JOHN: Truck 5: brakes are not great been nursing it. Discussion over air leak and work required to fix. Hydraulic leak above the compactor also. Discussion over going to 4 Rivers and resolving issue. Decision made to allow them to work on Saturday and fix the hydraulic leak on compactor. Decision made that Truck 5 will go to McCandless for servicing.
Truck 7: needs safety triangles, have quotes for that. Discussion over safety items for trucks. Decision made to order triangles for truck 7.
Quotes to order tote lids. Discussion over totes sitting in bullpen. Decision made to use what is in the bullpen not order.
Quotes to order 1 and 2- yard dumpsters. Currently have nothing in stock. Discussion over routes sheets. Decision made to wait and get disconnects completed this month.
Nick: Copy of key for Trustee Roberts to the Well House. Discussion over keys for the well house. Motion to have a copy of key made for Roberts for Well house made by Willis, 2nd by Schiro, motion carried.
Davida: Rick Thorp: Bills he pays $16.00 a month to service 5 houses. Discussion over his bills. Decision made that his bill is correct.
Quotes for the 16-camera system. Discussion over purchasing a new camera system. Decision made to wait.
Don Eichman’s bill: Willis wanted to go over the bill before I mailed it. Discussion over bill. Decision made to mail out.
Cookout for employees, best day would be on a Tuesday. Discussion over having cookout. Decision made to have cookout on September 8th, 2020.
Tooker’s at 524 Nebraska turned in another letter. No Discussion.
Truck 5 pre-trip states that outer right dual tire has a slice in it. Discussion over tires on garbage trucks. Decision made to get quotes for tires.
Complaint from Joseph Rawski. No discussion
Complaint from Angela Vigil. Discussion over what occurred when the incident happened. No decision made.
Sheila from the Daily Gazette would like to know if we want to advertise in School Calendar. Decision made not this time.
List of 2-yd dumpster accounts here in town. Letter has gone to each of them for rate change effective September 1st. No Discussion.
Map from the Assessor. The map shows that cattle from Medina on the land that belongs to the Town. Discussion over land and map. No decision made.
Prices for the roll-off trucks that you had asked for. Sent around table. No discussion.
Clean-Up Days: When are we planning them this year? Discussion over when clean up days are. Decision made for Clean-Up Days will be the last weekend in September.
Eddie Nicandro on 309 Nebraska submitted application for animal permit for 7 chickens. Discussion over permit. Decision made if coop is within requirements; permit approved.
Dr. Berg contacted office. She does not own the school gym, they decided to sell it to a group of individuals rather than a private person. They would like a representative from Sugar City. The meeting is next Wednesday the 12th, at 10:00 am. Discussion over who should represent the Town. Decision made that Trustee Schiro and Mayor Pro-tem Willis will attend the meeting.
Davida spoke with Dr. Berg about using the school gym for a storm shelter. Dr. Berg stated that we would have to talk to Mr. Cuckow about that. Davida also spoke with Ron Bauer in regard to using the basement of the church for a storm shelter. Mr. Bauer stated that the basement is more like a broom closet, there is no room for shelter.
Received paperwork from DOT; update on laws. Trustee want copies. Discussion over copies. Decision made that Trustee Massey and Mayor Pro-tem Willis will receive copies.
Workshop: Last one didn’t take, are we going to schedule another one? Discussion over workshop. Decision made that they would schedule one and let Davida know so she can post for it.
Tracy Reece: Not in attendance
BILLS: Window for Crowley County School Van discussion. Decision the window has been ordered.
Motion to pay bills in the amount of $16,953.63 made by Willis, 2nd by Schiro, motion carried.
Massey: Truck 5 back up and running, fix the valve. Use truck 6 as a back-up. Discussion over maintenance needed on trucks. No decision made.
Truck 5: need to replace two tires. Discussion over replacing tires. Decision made to get quotes.
Dodge truck needs new tires and a new exhaust. The trash trailer is also in need of tires. Discussion over new tires for dodge and trailer. Decision made to get quotes for tires and exhaust.
Route sheets, need to get routing software. Discussion over routes. No decision made.
Schiro: No Comment
Willis: Let me know about Larry’s pay.
Code Enforcement; Mike has been doing a good job, keep it up.
Cindy Karle meeting to work on getting grants for playground equipment. Discussion over grants. No decision made.
Talk to two trustees about missing meetings. Discussion over meetings missed. No decision made.
Roberts: Wells: 4 meters/4 wells; meters are 30 – 40 years old. Looking for a kit to repair them, may need to be replaced. Our original 4 meters came out of California they are Badger meters. Looked into another company named Canyon Systems they carry different brands of meters. Discussion over meters. No decision made.
There is a difference on the readings between what we are pumping and what we are selling. Discussion over difference. No decision made.
Chuck from CRW is working on our meter reader, get that back and that will make things easier. It will save time for Nick and Davida. Discussion over meter reader. No decision made.
Dinsmore: Complaint from Vigil: Discussion over dogs at Bobbi Petty’s. No decision made.
Dart gun: working on prices. Discussion over dosages used. Decision made to do a phone poll once we have prices.
Tracy Reece: land looks terrible. She keeps saying the town is harassing her. Due for a ticket, 10-day deadline also here. Discussion over giving ticket to her. Decision made that Mayor Dinsmore will accompany Code Enforcer Mike Wilson to deliver the ticket.
Water Tower: Surveyor will be coming out to measure the pitch of the water tower, then they will come out again in a couple of months to check it again. No discussion.
Tony Moreland: Here for a gentleman would like to know if you would consider selling him Sugar City Disposal. Discussion over selling. Decision made not to sell.
Davida: Nate did you want to ask the council about Nick having a key to the office. No discussion. Nate will come and let Nick in earlier in the day.
Fowler State Bank sold Pot Pie to Mr. Austin Sanders. No discussion.
ADJOURN: Motion to adjourn at 8:38 pm made by Willis, 2nd by Schiro, motion carried.