Minutes: May 27 2021

THE TOWN OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
May 27, 2021   6:30 PM

PRESENT: Mayor Glenn Levy, Councilmembers Kathleen Bailey, Mladenka “Mia” Boehrer, Sean R. Davis, and Melissa Jacobi.

STAFF MEMBERS PRESENT: Gene Bird, Public Works Director; Steve Davis, Chief of Police

OTHERS PRESENT: Shelly Clark, Professional Management Solutions, Temporary Town Clerk; 
Evin King; Hoffmann, Parker, Wilson & Carberry P.C., Town Attorney; Michael Nesbitt, Brittany 
Loecher; Brent Metz; Sandy Rubino; Allison Bettin; Abby Laib; Justus Zimmerly

MEETING TIME: 6:36 PM
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
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1) CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
Mayor Levy called the meeting to order, and Temporary Town Clerk Shelly Clark called the roll.
Bailey—Yes; Boehrer—Yes; Davis—Yes; Jacobi—Yes. A quorum was present. 

2) CONSENT AGENDA 
Councilmember Bailey moved and Councilmember Davis seconded to approve the items on the consent agenda:
Meeting Minutes for April 19, 2021 Regular Meeting.
Roll Call Vote: Bailey-- Yes; Boehrer--Yes; Davis--Yes; Jacobi--Yes. The motion passed. 

3) UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC COMMENTS-COMMENTS ARE LIMITED TO 3 MINUTES
Mayor Levy asked if there were any unscheduled comments from the public. There were none.

4) STAFF UPDATES AND REPORTS
Reports on the Town’s departmental operations were given:
Public Safety – Chief Davis referred to his report in the Agenda Packet by pointing out that over the last 2.5 weeks 81 tickets were issued. Chief Davis stated that the Task Force that includes several area Police Departments are helping crack down on the speed racing that is taking place in the Metro Area. He also discussed the Mental Health Co-Responder program in which the Department will be partnering with the City of Edgewater. Chief Davis updated the Council on VIN Inspections, the speed trailer’s locations and the Demo Body Cams the Department will be 
testing before purchasing. 

Public Works— Mr. Bird referred to his report in the Town Council Agenda Packet and asked if Council had any questions. No questions were asked. 
Town Attorney— No Report 

5) PUBLIC COMMENTS REGARDING CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS
Mayor Levy asked if the public had any comments regarding current agenda items. There were 
none. 

6) COUNCIL VACANCY INTERVIEWS
Mayor Levy referred Council to the six applications for Council vacancies and reviewed the interview process. The candidates will introduce themselves and have 10 minutes for the Council to ask questions. The following six candidates were then interviewed: Brittany Loecher, Brent Metz, Sandy Rubino, Allison Bettin, Abby Laib and Justus Zimmerly.

Mayor Levy informed the candidates and Council that a decision will not be made at tonight’s meeting, but a Special Meeting will be scheduled for next week to do so.

Mayor Levy suspended the meeting for a Break from 8:54pm-9:01pm.

7) DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION NO. 2021-5-17-A, A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE OF UP TO $8,000.00 FOR A MENTAL HEALTH CORESPONDER WITH THE CITY OF EDGEWATER
Mayor Levy reviewed with Council Resolution 2021-5-17A. This Resolution authorizes the expenditure of up to $8,000.00 for a Mental Health Co-Responder with the City of Edgewater. 

Chief Davis stated that the Co-Responder would respond in lieu of the Police Department for certain mental health situtions. The Co-Responders are trained professionals that will be available to assist with many different issues. Chief Davis informed Council that last week there were 4 calls that the Department could have used a Co-Responders help. 

Councilmember Bailey moved and Councilmember Boehrer seconded the approval of Resolution No. 2021-5-17A. 
Roll Call Vote: Bailey – Yes; Boehrer – Yes; Davis – Yes; Jacobi – Yes. The motion passed. 

8) COMMITTEE UPDATES
CDOC Committee—The committee referred to its report in the Agenda Packet, and stated that the Committee is working on newsletters. Sustainability Committee—The committee referred to its report in the Agenda Packet.
Public Safety Committee—No Report.

9) MAYOR’S REPORT/ITEMS
Mayor Levy asked Council if June 3rd would work for a Special Meeting. All members agreed to the date the Mayor suggested. Mayor Levy explained that an Executive Session will need to be scheduled at the Special Meeting to discuss significant personnel developments that need to be addressed by Council. Discussions on hiring a clerical employee for Town Hall and scheduling 
Summer Events ensued.

Attorney King informed Council that Professional Management Solutions will cease providing Town Clerk/Treasurer duties on June 24th, and that Town Clerk/Treasurer Sarah Albright will not be providing Clerk duties while on FMLA. Therefore, the Town will need to hire someone temporarily to take on this duty. This position will not initially be an appointed position, so the Mayor will be able to hire this position. Council will later be involved in appointing this 
temporary clerk so that the new hire is able to sign off on ordinances and serve as town clerk during the meeting. Discussion ensued. 

10) COUNCIL MEMBERS’ REPORTS/ITEMS
Councilmember Bailey provided a report in the Council packet and gave a brief update on the drop-off location for the Terracycle and Tom’s of Maine recycling programs. 

Councilmember Jacobi resigned her position on the City Council effective at the end of the meeting.

Mayor Levy thanked Jacobi for her service on the Council. 

Discussion on re-opening the application process. 
Council majority agreed to not re-open the application process to fill the Council Vacancies since six applications had already been received. 

11) COUNCIL TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION PURSUANT TO C.R.S. 24-6-402 OR MEETING TO ADJOURN
Councilmember Boehrer moved and all Councilmembers seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:29pm. 

Roll Call Vote: Bailey – Yes; Boehrer – Yes; Davis – Yes; Jacobi – Yes. The motion passed. 
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