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CORTEZ CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 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 Special Council Meeting on May 6, 2022, and Worksession and Regular Council Meeting held on May 10, 2022. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of the Expenditure List for May 24, 2022 City Council Meeting Click to View
 
c.   Approval of a renewal Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License for Ocean Pearl Cortez, LLC, DBA Ocean Pearl Chinese Restaurant, located at 300 East Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of a renewal Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License for Fiesta Americana No. 3, Inc., DBA Fiesta Mexicana Family Restaurant, located at 430 North Highway 145, Cortez. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of a renewal Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License for BMCJ Inc., DBA Stonefish Sushi and More, located at 16 West Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
f.   Approval of a renewal Fermented Malt Beverage Liquor License for Western Refining Retail, LLC, DBA Speedway #9492, located at 2320 East Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
g.   Approval of a Fermented Malt Beverage Liquor License for Western Refining Retail, LLC, DBA Speedway #9496, located at 2021 East Main Street, Cortez. Click to View
 
h.   Approval of the April 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.   PRESENTATIONS
 
a.   Proclamation in Recognition of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Click to View
 
b.   Proclamation for Public Service Recognition, 2022 Click to View
 
5.   PUBLIC HEARINGS 
 
a.   Ordinance No. 1300, Series 2022
 
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  Council will consider approval of Ordinance No. 1300, Series 2022, an ordinance approving correction deed(s) for the sale of real estate to Montezuma Partners LLC, on second and final reading.
 
 
b.   Resolution No. 14, Series 2022
 
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  Council will consider approving Resolution No. 14, Series 2022, approving of site development plan for the construction of a 4,000 square feet metal storage building to be located on the Southwest Memorial Hospital Campus located at 1311 North Mildred Road, Cortez, located in the Montezuma County PUD Hospital District PUD.
 
 
6.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS
 
7.   NEW BUSINESS
 
a.   Chevrolet Pickup with Utility Bed Purchase for Parks Department
 
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  Council will consider making a motion to authorize the purchase of the 2022 3/4 ton 4WD Chevrolet pickup with utility bed from Morehart Murphy at the price of $50,942.15 for the Parks Department.
 
 
b.   Re-Appointment of Three Current Members and New Appointment of an Open Seat to the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Advisory Board
 
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  Council will consider re-appointment of Alan Klein, Kenneth Quigley, and Roman Jefferson to the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Advisory Board and appointment of Teri Paul to the vacant position.
 
 
c.   Re-Appointment of Three Current Members to the Library Advisory Board
 
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  Council will consider re-appointment of Melanie Rime, Roxanne Rogers, and John Kennedy to the Library Advisory Board.
 
 
d.   Appointments of City Councilmembers to City Boards
 
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  Council will consider appointing City Councilmembers to the Various City Boards for the period of May 2022 through April 2024.
 
 
e.   Ordinance No. 1301, Series 2022
 
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  Council will consider approving Ordinance No. 1301, Series 2022 on first reading authorizing and approving a Ground Lease with Classic Air Medical for construction of an aircraft hangar at the Cortez Municipal Airport, and set for public hearing on June 14, 2022.
 
 
f.   Ordinance No. 1302, Series 2022
 
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  Council will consider approving Ordinance 1302, Series 2022 on first reading, approving a Second Amendment to the Agreement Between Montezuma County & the City of Cortez owned Cortez Community Network Enterprise regarding a broadband fiber network, and set for public hearing on June 14, 2022.
 
 
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 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) and 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 new City Attorney contract.  Click to View
 
b.   New City Attorney Appointment
 
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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