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Palisade Board of Trustees Agenda for April 23, 2024

AGENDA
for the Board of Trustees
of the Town of Palisade, Colorado
341 W 7th Street (Palisade Civic Center)
April 23, 2024
5:30 pm Work Session
6:30 pm Regular Meeting
A live stream of the meeting may be viewed at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/3320075780

I. WORK SESSION TO BEGIN AT 5:30 pm

A. Town Attorney Training — How the Board of Trustees interact with Town Officers and Staff.

II. REGULAR MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 6:30 pm

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. ROLL CALL

IV. AGENDA ADOPTION

V. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. PUBLIC COMMENT REMINDER: All emails sent to the Town Clerk for public comment on a specific agenda item prior to the day packets are published will be included in the staff report. Emails received after the packets are posted will be forwarded to the Board of Trustees. Any member of the public who wishes to have a statement or email read into the Minutes is required to appear in person and make said statements to the Board directly.

B. GET INVOLVED WITH OUR COMMUNITY! UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS
(Palisade Civic Center 341 W 7th Street):

C. OUTDOOR HERITAGE DAY Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Riverbend Park. This event focuses on connecting people with the outdoor resources that our beautiful state has to offer.

D. TOWN CLEAN-UP DAY is Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (or until the dumpsters fill) at Riverbend Park. Please visit https://palisade.colorado.gov for more information.

E. CONGRATULATIONS!! CCCMA (Colorado City & County Managers Association) Awards Palisade’s Janet Hawkinson, Colorado Manager of the Year, out of 173 Colorado Town Managers.

VII. CONSENT AGENDA
The Consent Agenda is intended to allow the Board to spend its time on more complex items. These items are generally perceived as non-controversial and can be approved by a single motion. The public or any Board Member may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda for individual consideration.

A. Expenditures
Approval of Bills from Various Town Funds – March 22, 2024 – April 19, 2024

B. Minutes
Minutes from March 26, 2024, Regular Board of Trustees Meeting

C. Stipulation between Snowcap Coal Company, Inc. and the Town of Palisade in Water Rights Case and Authorize Town’s Water Rights Attorney to Sign

D. Resolution 2024-10 Reappointing Town Officers

VIII. COMMITTEE REPORTS

IX. PRESENTATION BY MAYOR FOR OUTGOING TRUSTEES THEA CHASE, ELLEN TURNER, AND BILL CARLSON

10-15 Minute Recess

X. WELCOME AND SWEAR IN NEWLY ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS

A. MAYOR OATH OF OFFICE: Greg Mikolai
B. TRUSTEE OATH OF OFFICE: Rick Fox, Jeff Snook, and Sarah Matchett

XI. ROLLCALL

XII. TOWN MANAGER REPORT

XIII. NEW BUSINESS

A. Appointment of Mayor Pro-Tem
The Board of Trustees will appoint a Mayor-Pro-Tem per Palisade Municipal Code Article II, Section 2-24.

1. Staff Presentation
2. Board Discussion
3. Decision – Motion, Second, and Rollcall Vote to appoint a sitting member of the Board of Trustees as Mayor Pro-Tem.

B. 2024 Peach Festival Dates and Special Event Blackout Days
The Board of Trustees will review the proposed Palisade Peach Festival dates and consider
amending the Town of Palisade special events blackout dates.


1. Staff Presentation
2. Board Discussion
3. Decision – Motion, Second, and Rollcall Vote to:
Approve, deny, or postpone (until May 14, 2024) the proposed Palisade Peach Festival dates and amend the Town of Palisade special events blackout dates to accommodate the event.

C. Consider Conveying Easement to Public Service Company
Consider Conveying Easement to Public Service Company (Xcel Energy) at 470 W Fourth St.

1. Staff Presentation
2. Board Discussion
3. Decision – Motion, Second, and Rollcall Vote to:
Approve, deny, or postpone (until May 14, 2024) Conveying Easement to Public Service Company (Xcel Energy) at 470 W Fourth St.

XIV. PUBLIC COMMENT
All those who wish to speak during public comment must sign up on the sheet provided outside the boardroom doors. Please keep comments to 3 MINUTES OR LESS and state your name and address. Neither the Board of Trustees nor staff will respond to comments at this time. The Board may direct staff to look into specific comments to bring back as an Agenda item at a future meeting; however, the Board reserves the right to clarify information from comments that are factually incorrect.

XV. ADJOURNMENT