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CORTEZ CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2022
7:30 P.M.
 
             
1.   CALL TO ORDER - PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
2.   CONSENT AGENDA

The listing under "Consent Agenda" is a group of items to be acted on with a single motion and vote. This agenda is designed to expedite the handling of limited routine matters by City Council. Either the public or a Councilmember may request that an item may be removed from the Consent Agenda at that time, prior to Council's vote. The Mayor will ask if a citizen or Councilmember wishes to have any specific item removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion.
 
a.   Approval of the Minutes of the Worksession and Regular Council Meeting held on April 12, 2022. Click to View
 
b.   Expenditure List for April 26, 2022 City Council Meeting Click to View
 
c.   Approval of a renewal Medical Marijuana Center/On Site Optional Premises Cultivation License for Mountain Annie's, LLC, located at 310 East Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of a renewal Retail Marijuana Store/Retail Marijuana Cultivation License for Mountain Annie's, LLC, located at 310 East Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of a renewal Fermented Malt Beverage Liquor License for Worldwide Restaurant Corporation, DBA Pizza Hut of Cortez, located at 1119 East Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
f.   Approval of a renewal Fermented Malt Beverage Liquor License for Paragon Business Investments, LLC, DBA Gopher Food & Fuel, located at 2410 Fairway Drive, Cortez. Click to View
 
g.   Approval of a renewal Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License with one optional premise for Rudosky Golf LLC, DBA Conquistador Golf Course, located at 2018 North Dolores Road, Cortez.  Click to View
 
h.   Approval of a Special Events Permit to Cortez Celtic Fair to host an event on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Parque de Vida, located at 400 N. Mildred Rd., Cortez Click to View
 
i.   March 2022 Financial Statements Click to View
 
3.   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
There is no limit to the number of speakers, although public comments will be held to an overall time limit of 30 minutes.
(Speakers have a time limit of three (3) minutes per person, may only speak once, and may not cede time to another commenter.  Please reference rules below.)
 
4.   PUBLIC HEARINGS 
 
a.   Ordinance No. 1299, Series 2022
 
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  Council will consider approving on second reading Ordinance No. 1299, Series 2022, approving Built Year Agreement with Kansas State Bank (Government Obligation Contract with Attachments) and Vehicle Lease.
 
 
5.   PRESENTATIONS
 
a.   Thank you and Goodbye to Mayor Michael Lavey and Councilmember Orly Lucero.
 
b.   Oath of Office for New Councilmembers:  Lydia DeHaven, Robert Dobry, Matt Keefauver, and Dennis Spruell Click to View
 
c.   Nomination for Mayor.
 
d.   Nomination for Mayor Pro-tem.
 
e.   Council will consider granting permission to the City Clerk to shred the paper ballots, if any are used, for the Election of Mayor and Mayor Pro-tem. Click to View
 
6.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
7.   NEW BUSINESS
 
a.   Bid Results on the 2022 Mildred Road Street and Water Project (PW-2-01-SW)
 
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  Council will consider awarding the bid for the 2022 Mildred Road Street and Water Project to D&L Construction at a bid price of $1,261,220.00. 
 
 
b.   Bid Results on the South Sligo Street Reconstruction Project (PW-22-02-S).
 
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  Council will consider awarding the bid for the 2022 Sligo Street Reconstruction Project to D&L Construction at their bid price of $871,675.00. 
 
 
c.   Bid Results on the 2022 Street Striping Project
 
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  Council will consider awarding the bid for the 2022 Street Striping Project to Branson Traffic Control Co., Inc., at their bid price of $44,094.00 with the escalation clause for three years.
 
 
d.   Request to purchase Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce membership to help sustain business-support efforts by our partner Click to View
 
 
Council will consider approving the purchase of a Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce Membership in the amount of $850, paid for out of the Council contingency expense line.
 
 
e.   Resolution 13, Series 2022 – Land Acquisition – 1002 E. Empire Street, Cortez, Colorado
 
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  Council will consider approving Resolution 13, Series 2022 authorizing the purchase of land known as 1002 E. Empire St., Cortez, Colorado, pursuant to the purchase agreement, for the amount of $105,298.50.
 
 
8.   DRAFT RESOLUTION/ORDINANCES
 
9.   CITY ATTORNEY'S REPORT
 
10.   CITY MANAGER'S REPORT
 
11.   CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS
 
a.   Mayor's Report on Workshop
 
b.   Other Board Reports
 
12.   OTHER ITEMS OF BUSINESS
 
a.   Council will adjourn to Executive Session to discuss the selection process for a new City Attorney under C.R.S Section 24-6-402(4)(e), wherein Council will hear from recruiting firm Columbia LTD.  A discussion will be held regarding a possible business agreement or partnership with a local utility under C.R.S Section 24-6-402(4)(e).  Council will also hold a discussion on purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale of real, personal, or other property interest under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(a). 
 
13.   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
There is no limit to the number of speakers and no overall time limit.
(Speakers have a time limit of three (3) minutes per person, may only speak once, and may not cede time to another commenter.  Please reference rules below.)
 
14.   ADJOURNMENT







 
 


 
PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 11, SERIES 2022, PUBLIC COMMENT:
--Individuals may comment regarding items on the Council agenda or any other topic they wish to address the City Council about, including items discussed in a previous Council Workshop.    Those wishing to comment must register by completing an "Intent to Speak" card (located outside of the Council chambers).  Completed cards will be collected at the start of the meeting and delivered to the Mayor, who will call each speaker to the podium at the appropriate time.  Comments specific to agenda items scheduled for public hearings should be reserved and delivered during the public hearing session.
--Courtesy, civility, and respect for others is expected.  All comments should be addressed directly to the Council. Commenters who are called upon by the Mayor to speak are the only persons allowed to speak during the allotted time.  Comments, or other distractions from the audience intended for commenters or others are not permitted.  The Mayor, as the chairperson for the meeting, retains the discretion to deviate from the formats described below.
--There are two general opportunities for citizens to address the Council:
For the first opportunity (which will occur toward the start of the meeting) there is no limit to the number of speakers, although public comments will be held to an overall time limit of 30 minutes so City business may proceed.  Speakers have a time limit of 3 minutes per person, may only speak once, and may not cede time to other commenters.
For the second opportunity (which will occur toward the end of the meeting) there is no limit to the number of speakers, and no overall time limit.  Speakers have a time limit of 3 minutes per person, may only speak once, and may not cede time to other commenters.
--Other Opportunities to Participate
Citizens may also participate via email if addressed to councilcomments@cortezco.gov. Comments received by 3:00pm the day of a Council meeting will be delivered to Council the same day and entered into the meeting minutes.  Citizens may also send letters to the Council by addressing them to "City Council" 123 Roger Smith Ave., Cortez, CO 81321.  In-person deliveries are also accepted.






MOTION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION:
--For a conference with the City attorney for the purpose of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(b);
--For the purpose of determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations, developing strategy for negotiations, and/or instructing negotiators under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(e);
--To discuss the purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale of real, personal, or other property interest under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(a)
--For discussion of a personnel matter under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(f)(l) and not involving: any specific fie 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
--For discussion of a matter required to be kept confidential by the following federal or state law, or regulation: ____ under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(c)
--For discussion of specialized details of security arrangements or investigations under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(d)
--For consideration of documents protected by the mandatory nondisclosure provisions of the Open Records Act under C.R.S. Section 24-6-402(4)(g)

AND THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL DETAILS ARE PROVIDED:
(a brief description must be included following the statute citation regarding why the executive session is being held) 
 

    

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