Public meeting agenda: Grand Lake Board of Trustees
April 27, 2009
TOWN OF GRAND LAKE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2009 7:30 P.M.
A.) CALL TO ORDER
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B.) APPROVAL OF MINUTES — April 13, 2009 (Page E2)
1.) We would appreciate it if you would turn your cell phones off during the meeting.
2.) The Town, in conjunction with the Greenways Committee, will be celebrating its annual Arbor Day with the Grand Lake Elementary School on Monday, May 11th at 10 a.m. Each child in the school will receive a free tree and a pansy and will have the opportunity to plant flowers on the school grounds.
3.) The Town is seeking volunteers for the annual Town-wide Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 16th from 8:30-11:30 am. Volunteers will be asked to assist the Town in sprucing things up by walking the public places of the Town and removing trash and debris. Volunteers are asked to contact Town Hall for more information as well as be available to meet at the Heckert Pavilion (in Town Park) at 8:30 that morning. The Town will be hosting a barbeque at the Heckert Pavilion (in Town Park) from 11:30 to 12:30 to show appreciation for clean-up volunteers.
4.) The Town is also seeking volunteers for a Thomasson Park clean-up at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 16th. Volunteers specifically interested in park clean up and trail maintenance (which may require heavy lifting, raking, shoveling, etc.) are asked to contact Town Hall for more information as well as be available to meet at the Thomasson Park Trailhead at 8 a.m. The Town will be hosting a barbeque at the Heckert Pavilion (in Town Park) from 11:30 to 12:30 to show appreciation for clean-up volunteers.
5.) The Flowering of Grand Lake will host the 21st Annual Gardener’s Exchange on Saturday, May 16 from noon – 4 p.m. in the Community House. As a reminder, this is an excellent opportunity to purchase low-cost plants that are suitable for the Grand Lake area.
6.) In conjunction with the Gardener’s Exchange, the Town will be conducting the 2nd annual “Great Tree and Reusable Bag Give Away”. Starting at 1 p.m. on May 16th in Town Park, the Town will be dispersing (approximately 800) free trees in Town of Grand Lake reusable bags. The Colorado State Forest Service will be onsite conducting tree-planting demonstrations and be available to discuss matters regarding species diversity, forest health and pine beetle. Residents are encouraged to use their reusable bags at local retailers to help support Grand Lake in the reusable bag challenge.
1.) Sales Tax Cash Flow Report — April, 2009. (Page E11)
2.) Financial Report — March, 2009. (Page E13)
E.) LOCAL LIQUOR LICENSING AUTHORITY — QUASI-JUDICIAL
1.) Consideration of renewal of the Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License for Raymond and Julia Blanchard, d/b/a The Terrace Inn. (Page E32)
2.) Consideration of a Special Events Permit Application from the Friends of the Library for the “Tops of the Rockies” fundraising event. (Page E33)
F.) OLD BUSINESS
1.) Consideration of Ordinance No. 19-2009, an Ordinance Amending the Town of Grand Lake Municipal Codes by Adding Municipal Code 7-3-8 Pesticide and Fertilizer Use Regulations. (Page E34)
G.) NEW BUSINESS
1.) QUASI – JUDICIAL – Consideration to set a Public Hearing for a Special Use Application for Grand Adventures. (Page E44)
2.) Consideration of Ordinance No. 20-2009, an Ordinance Amending the Town of Grand Lake Municipal Code Chapter 12 Article 4 Street Development Policies, Standards, and Specifications and Chapter 12 Article 10 Section 11 and Repealing Chapter 11 Article 2 Encroachment Permit Regulations. (Page E53)
3.) Consideration of Ordinance No. 21-2009, an Ordinance Amending the Town of Grand Lake Municipal Code Chapter 9 Article 1 Building Regulations. (Page E65)
4.) Consideration to direct staff to set a Public Hearing for the draft recommendations of the update of Municipal Code Chapter 12-7: Design Review Standards. (Page E71)
5.) Consideration of a Proclamation Designating Grand Lake Arbor Day. (Page E72)
6.) Consideration to authorize the Mayor to sign a letter inviting President Obama to visit Rocky Mountain National Park. (Page E75)
H.) CITIZEN PARTICIPATION