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					                  CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
                             Tuesday, April 13, 2010
                                    Civic Center
                                 350 Kimbark Street
                                Longmont, CO 80501


                                REGULAR SESSION

The April 13, 2010, Regular Session of the Longmont City Council was called to order at
7:00 p.m. by Mayor Baum in the City Council Chambers.

1.    ROLL CALL – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Valeria Skitt, City Clerk, called the roll. Those present were: Mayor Bryan Baum and
Councilmembers Brian Hansen, Sarah Levison, Sean McCoy, Alex Sammoury, Gabe
Santos, and Katie Witt.

Mayor Baum led the assembly in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

2.    CHAIR REMINDER TO THE PUBLIC:

The Mayor reviewed the procedures for Public Invited to be Heard and Public Hearings.

3.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Councilmember McCoy moved, seconded by Sammoury, to approve the minutes
of the March 23, 2010, meeting as printed. Motion carried: 7-0.

4.    AGENDA REVISIONS AND SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS

Councilmember Levison moved, seconded by Witt, to revise the agenda to
include a presentation on the annual report on the fee reduction programs.

Karen Roney, Acting City Manager, explained that Brad Power, Director of Economic
Development, was not present and because of this, the presentation should be delayed.

Councilmember Levison withdrew her original motion and moved, seconded by
Witt, that the information item be brought back regarding fee reduction programs
at the next Study Session. Motion carried: 7-0.

5.    CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

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The Acting City Manager did not have a report.

6.    SPECIAL REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

      A.     Elevations Credit Union Grant Award Presentation to the Mayor’s Book
             Club

Christina Pacheco, Children and Youth Services Manager, introduced the Elevations
Credit Union representatives: Sue Balehash, , Community Relations and Business
Development, Chris Smith, Manager of the Longmont Branch, and Bill Smelledge,
Manager of the Hover Branch.

Ms. Balehashtalked briefly about her job and the BrightEyes program.

Mr. Smithstated that he is proud to work with Elevations Credit Union and happy to be
here and donate to the Mayor’s Book Club.

Mr. Smelledgegave some background about his involvement with the credit union and
mentioned the upcoming community shred event at Elevations Credit Union.

      B.     Mayor’s Positive Impact Award and Recognition of the Winners of the
             Student Google Video Contest

Tom Roiniotis, Director of Longmont Power and Communications, reviewed the Google
Video Contest sponsored by the City of Longmont, the St. Vrain Valley School District,
and RidgeviewTel.

City Council watched all of the videos and Mr. Roniotis introduced each finalist: Joseph
Valencia, Paul Show, Aria Bragalone, Scott Hardy, and Payton Peterson.

Mayor Baum made some brief comments and congratulated the students for all of the
hard work they put into their videos.

Vince Jordan, President and Chief Executive Officer of RidgeviewTel, presented the
winner, Payton Peterson, with an Apple IPad.

      C.     State Farm Youth Advisory Board Grant

Karen Roney, Acting City Manager, introduced this item. State Farm Insurance
provided the Youth Advisory Board a $27,000 grant to support after school programs.

Sueellen Dabney, Recreation Program Supervisor, explained the program and
introduced Wes Parker, State Farm representative.

Mr. Parker presented a check for $26,950.




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      D.     A Proclamation Designating the Week of April 11-17, 2010 as “National
             Library Week” in Longmont, Colorado

Mayor Baum read into the record a proclamation designating April 11-17, 2010, as
“National Library Week” in Longmont, Colorado.

Judith Anderson, Director of the Longmont Library, accepted the proclamation and
stated that she was very pleased to be here to celebrate National Library Week.

      E.     Community Garden Expansion Update

Karen Roney, Acting City Manager, introduced Ron Shaw, Environmental Sustainability
Coordinator, and Susan Spaulding, Community Relations Specialist and liaison
between the City of Longmont and Second Start Community Garden.

Ms. Spaulding spoke briefly of the benefits of community gardens.

Mr. Shaw reviewed a parallel process and identified sites in the community for future
community gardens and showed pictures of the identified parcel at 11th Avenue in
preparation of the next community garden.

7.    FIRST CALL – PUBLIC INVITED TO BE HEARD

Judy Hirigoyen, 1206 10th Avenue, Longmont, asked for help from the City in regard to
the Climate Smart Program.

Kevin Clowers, 1002 Spencer Street, asked that the newly funded police shooting range
be accessible to the public.

Terry D. Elbourn, 1910 Emerald Street, spoke about the proposed amendment to the
Land Development Code Concerning Consumer Goods and Service Uses in the BLI
and GI Zoning Districts.

Paul Tiger, 831 1st Avenue, spoke about taxes collected on medical marijuana.

8.    ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ANY
      MATTER

      A.     O-2010-10, Public Hearing and Second Reading of a Bill for an
             Ordinance Conditionally Approving the Vacation of a Public Alley,
             Generally Located between Addie Rose Lane and Trevor Circle, in Block 5
             of Hover Crossing P.U.D. Subdivision 2nd Filing

Karen Roney, Acting City Manager, read the title of the ordinance into the record.

Ava Pecherzewski, Senior Planner, briefly reviewed this item and provided background
information.


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Mayor Baum opened a public hearing on this item. There being no one present to
address Council on this item, the public hearing was closed.

Councilmember Witt moved, seconded by Santos, to adopt Ordinance O-2010-10
on second reading. Motion carried: 6-1 (McCoy dissenting).

9.    CONSENT AGENDA AND INTRODUCTION AND READING BY TITLE OF
      FIRST READING ORDINANCES

      A.    O-2010-11, A Bill for an Ordinance Making Additional Appropriations for
            the Expenses and Liabilities of the City of Longmont for the Fiscal Year
            Beginning January 1, 2010 (Ordinance introduced and public hearing
            scheduled for April 27, 2010)

      B.    O-2010-12, A Bill for an Ordinance Conditionally Approving the Vacation
            of a Portion of Spruce Avenue Generally Located South of Spruce Avenue
            and East of Sunset Street (Ordinance introduced and public hearing
            scheduled for April 27, 2010)

      C.    O-2010-13, A Bill for an Ordinance Designating the B. F. Flemming
            House at 1249 3rd Avenue as a Local Historical Landmark (Ordinance
            introduced and public hearing scheduled for April 27, 2010)

      D.    O-2010-14, A Bill for an Ordinance Authorizing the City of Longmont to
            Lease the Real Property Known as Adrian Open Space (the Premises) to
            Alan Seewald (Tenant) (Ordinance introduced and public hearing
            scheduled for April 27, 2010)

      E.    O-2010-15, A Bill for an Ordinance Authorizing the City of Longmont to
            Lease the Real Property Known as Ohmie Open Space (the Premises) to
            Dave and Laura Jowder (Tenant) (Ordinance introduced and public
            hearing scheduled for April 27, 2010)

      F.    O-2010-16, A Bill for an Ordinance Authorizing the City of Longmont to
            Lease the Real Property Known as a Portion of Outlot B of the
            Meadowridge Property (the Premises) to Growing Gardens of Boulder
            County (Tenant) (Ordinance introduced and public hearing scheduled for
            April 27, 2010)

      G.    R-2010-09, A Resolution of the Longmont City Council Approving the
            Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and Boulder County
            Authorizing a Lease of the Boulder County Fairgrounds Park for a Fire
            Department Training Exercise (Resolution adopted)

      H.    R-2010-10, A Resolution of the Longmont City Council Approving the
            Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and the City of Boulder for
            Its Child Care Services Programs (Resolution adopted)


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      I.     Approve and Authorize Mayor to Sign Banking Service Contract with Wells
             Fargo (Removed from Consent Agenda)

      J.     Approve and Authorize Mayor to Sign Revocable Permit and Agreement
             for Mobile Food Vending Services at Vance Brand Airport (Removed from
             Consent Agenda)

      K.     Approve and Authorize Mayor to Sign Public Improvements Agreement
             (PIA) for St. Vrain Center parcel G, Third Filing, Alta Vita (Public
             improvement agreement approved and Mayor authorized to sign)

Karen Roney, Acting City Manager, read the titles of the ordinances into the record and
reviewed all of the items on the Consent Agenda.

Councilmember Santos moved, seconded by Hansen, to adopt the Consent
Agenda with the exception of Items I and J, which were pulled for additional
discussion. Motion carried: 7-0.

10.   ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

      I.     Approve and Authorize Mayor to Sign Banking Service Contract with Wells
             Fargo

Councilmember Levison pulled this item to question whether or not there was a local
bank or community bank that ever bids on contracts.

Betty Simpson, Assistant Director of Finance, explained the City’s requirements in the
Request for Proposal (RFP) process as well as the bank’s requirements.

Councilmember Levison moved, seconded by McCoy, to approve and authorize
the Mayor to sign the Banking Service Contract with Wells Fargo. Motion carried:
7-0.

      J.     Approve and Authorize Mayor to Sign Revocable Permit and Agreement
             for Mobile Food Vending Services at Vance Brand Airport

Councilmember Levison questioned if the hot dog trailer would be in two different
locations or a single location because the word “location” in the agreement was not
plural.

Dale Rademacher, Director of Public Works and Natural Resources, explained that
there was a typo and was changed to “locations”.

Councilmember Levison moved, seconded by Witt, to approve and authorize the
Mayor to sign the Revocable Permit and Agreement for Mobile Vending Services
at Vance Brand Airport. Motion carried: 7-0.

11.   GENERAL BUSINESS
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      A.     National League of Cities (NLC) Showcase Discussion

Sandra Seader, Assistant to the City Manager, explained that National League of Cities
(NLC) will be holding the winter conference in Denver this year and the City will have an
opportunity to participate in the showcase which will show off innovations in the
community.

Councilmembers were in agreement to showcase the telecommunications program at
the NLC conference.

Ms. Seader explained that because there will be no traveling for this show, the
application fee of $750 will be taken from Council’s travel funds.

      B.     Request for Amendments to the Land Development Code (Title 15 of the
             Longmont Municipal Code) Concerning Consumer Goods and Service
             Uses in the BLI and GI Zoning Districts

Brien Schumacher, Senior Planner, reviewed this item for Council and explained that
there is a zoning map included in Council’s packet highlighting the scenic entryway
zoning district and BLI and GI zoning district.

Councilmember Santos moved, seconded by Witt, to go with staff’s
recommendation, Option 1, to authorize staff to process amendments to the Land
Development Code regarding consumer goods and service uses in the BLI and GI
zoning districts through the review process, and to have these plans reviewed by
the Planning and Zoning Commission in May and brought back to Council in early
June. Motion carried: 4-3 (Hansen, Levison, and McCoy dissenting).

12.   FINAL CALL – PUBLIC INVITED TO BE HEARD

There was no one present for Final Call – Public Invited to be Heard

13.   MAYOR AND COUNCIL COMMENTS

Councilmember Santos stated that the “Hunger Hurts the Community Food Drive” is still
somewhat short of food and asked everyone to support this effort.

Councilmember McCoy reminded everyone that school proms are coming and asked
parents to speak to their children about alcohol use.

Councilmember Witt stated that the April 10, 2010, Town Hall Meeting was held at Trail
Ridge Middle School on, and was not well attended. She proposed that in lieu of a
Town Hall Meeting try a second go around with open forum at Council meetings.

Council agreed.

Councilmember Levison stated that a good time for another open forum may be around
budget discussions to help to explain the budget process to taxpayers and business
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owners. She also asked that the City of Longmont send a letter of condolence to the
Polish Government who lost many of their top governmental officials in a plane crash.
Councilmember Hansen agreed with Councilmember Witt to consider restructuring the
town meetings and stated he was also disappointed with the number of staff who came.
Councilmember Sammoury stated that the people who did turn out said not to give up
on the Town Hall Meetings and to continue with some form of public meeting.

14.   CITY MANAGER REMARKS

Karen Roney, Acting City Manager, suggested staff bring back some options for
consideration for other public meetings. Also, in regard to an article in the Times-Call
about the Kinetics event, there will be more information in Council’s packets next week;
there has been some discussion with staff, but organizers have not yet applied for a
Use of Public Places for a Special Event.

15.   CITY ATTORNEY REMARKS

The City Attorney had no final remarks.

16.   ADJOURN

There being no further business to come before the City Council, the meeting was
adjourned at 10:12 p.m.


                                          CITY OF LONGMONT, COLORADO


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                                          Mayor

ATTEST:


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City Clerk




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