Trustees approve NedPeds loan


written by Pam North


The Nederland Board of Trustees met on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Nederland 
Community Center, with the meeting commencing at 7:09 p.m. Members present were Mayor Joe Gierlach, Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Mueller and Trustees Peter Fiori, Randy Lee, Chris Perret, and Annette Croughwell. Trustee Ledge Long was absent. Also in attendance were Town Administrator Alicia Reis, Town Clerk Teresa Myers, Town Treasurer Eva Forberger, Town Attorney Carmen Beery, and Public Works Director Jason Morrison.
The Nov. 13, 2012, Accounts Payable, Schedules A & B; Oct. 16, 2012, Regular Meeting Minutes; Steering Committee for Community Center site planning project; and appointments to the CCFB all were approved.
Informational Items:
The annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be on Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 
3 p.m. at the Community Center. The public is invited. The Starburst Award for Excellence in Use of Lottery Funds for Toddler Playground at Chipeta Park was presented to the Nederland Board of Trustees by Matt Robbins, of the Colorado Lottery.
Action Items
A Special Review Use Agreement for the Kathmandu Addition was approved. The contract approval for a sustainability coordinator and project manager for the NedPeds project was approved.
Resolution 2012-30, allowing the Downtown Development Authority to borrow funds from the Town, to be paid back from TIF funds, to fund the NedPeds design was approved. Resolution 2012-31, concerning the Board of Trustees Rules of Procedure, was approved.
Ordinance 712, an update to the floodplain regulations (as required by FEMA) was approved. Ordinance 713, concerning annexation of the Public Works Yard on Ridge Road was approved. Construction of a Salt and Sand Shed at the Public Works Yard was approved.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:29 p.m. The next Board of Trustees meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Dec. 4, 2012, at the Nederland Community Center.
Look for more in-depth coverage of the BOT meeting in next week’s Mountain-Ear.