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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Town Council Meeting Update - Jan. 7

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PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SECOND READINGS

Public Hearings

Restricted Parking Area Near Legend High School
Town Council approved a resolution designating a restricted parking area near Legend High School in the Idyllwilde subdivision, pursuant to Section 7.02.100 of the Parker Municipal Code, which was approved at the Dec. 3, 2018 Town Council Meeting. Section 7.02.100 allows residents to request that the streets in their neighborhood be permit restricted. The Code requires that the proposed parking area be within 1,500-feet of a non-residential land use that is generating excess traffic that would typically be contained on the same site generating a need for parking. The Code also requires that the majority of on-street parking spaces be occupied on multiple days of the week and that multiple parking complaints or violations be documented within the previous year. 

Town staff received and reviewed the request for permit restricted parking from certain residents and determined that the proposed area near Legend High School did indeed qualify under the standards contained in Section 7.02.100. The Engineering Department received the consent of at least 70% of residents within the proposed restricted parking area. There is a cost to the Town for establishing the restricted parking area, administering the permits and enforcing the parking restrictions. A portion of these costs will be recovered through permit fees. The permits are subject to renewal every two years.
Approved 4-2 (In Favor: Diak, Lewis, Rivero, Williams; Opposed: Poage, Toborg)

CONSENT AGENDA

First Readings - Second Readings Scheduled for Jan. 28


Schoolhouse Water and Sewer Easement Conveyance
Town staff has proposed an ordinance to dedicate an easement to the Parker Water and Sanitation District on a Town-owned parcel, Lot 1B, Mainstreet Center, located directly west of the Town’s Schoolhouse facility. This easement would allow the Town to install a water service line and fire hydrant to accommodate future development of the parking lot, which is slated to be reconstructed in 2019 in a Town capital improvement project.
Approved 6-0

Kings Point Way Intergovernmental Agreement
An intergovernmental agreement has been proposed between the Town of Parker and City of Aurora that will address and formalize the design, construction, ownership and maintenance of that portion of the future Kings Point Way located in Aurora. As a portion of the proposed roadway north of Cottonwood Drive is outside the Town’s incorporated boundary, where the Town has contractually committed to construct the roadway to Aurora Parkway, an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) is necessary.

Due to the continued development of the Crown Point development and the proposed Kings Point development north of Cottonwood Drive, a roadway parallel to Parker Road (State Highway 83) is needed to support the anticipated traffic. Kings Point Way will be a parallel collector roadway to the east of Parker Road to provide an alternative route for traffic in the area. The construction of Kings Point Way between Cottonwood Drive on the south and the proposed Aurora Parkway on the north will be a community enhancement to support the economic development of this area
Approved 6-0

Motions, Contracts, Resolutions, Proclamations, Agreements


Public Meeting Notice Designated Posting Place
Town Council approved by resolution the designation of Town Hall as the public place for posting of public meeting notices. As required by the Colorado Open Meetings Law, each year the Town must designate a public place for posting of such notices.
Approved 4-2 (In Favor: Diak, Lewis, Rivero, Williams; Opposed: Poage, Toborg)

Drainage Easement Acceptance - Edukids Investments LLC
Town Council approved by resolution the conveyance of a drainage easement covering improvements proposed with the site plan for a portion of Lot 3, Rampart Station Filing No. 2, 1st Amendment. The Town’s Stormwater criterion requires that drainage easements be dedicated over all public storm drainage facilities located on private property. The drainage easements are necessary to ensure the long-term operation and maintenance of drainage infrastructure to minimize flooding and protect the quality of stormwater runoff.
Approved 4-2 (In Favor: Diak, Lewis, Rivero, Williams; Opposed: Poage, Toborg)

Drainage Easement Acceptance - Pine Bluffs Investors, LLC
Town Council approved by resolution the conveyance of a drainage easement covering improvements proposed with the site plan for a portion of Lot 1, Pine Bluffs Filing No. 4, 1st Amendment. The Town’s Stormwater criterion requires that drainage easements be dedicated over all public storm drainage facilities located on private property. The drainage easements are necessary to ensure the long-term operation and maintenance of drainage infrastructure to minimize flooding and protect the quality of stormwater runoff.
Approved 4-2 (In Favor: Diak, Lewis, Rivero, Williams; Opposed: Poage, Toborg)

Slope Easement Conveyance - Motsenbocker Road Widening Project
Town Council approved by resolution the conveyance of a slope easement from Meritage Homes over Tract F, Olde Town at Parker Filing 1B. This easement is necessary to accommodate the planned widening of Motsenbocker Road between Todd Drive and Clarke Farms adjacent to the Olde Town development. The Town has recently completed final design plans for improvements to this section of roadway. This proposed capital improvement project would improve the roadway to a residential boulevard collector section, adding curb and gutter, sidewalks and turning lanes. The construction of this project is planned for 2019, and the Town has collected proportional shares from the adjacent developments to fund the majority of the project’s cost.
Approved 4-2 (In Favor: Diak, Lewis, Rivero, Williams; Opposed: Poage, Toborg)

Contracts Over $100,000
Two contracts over $100,000 were approved by Town Council:

1. A trade contractor agreement with Paonia, Inc., in the amount of $141,446.25 for the Jordan Road Communications Upgrade Contract. The project consists of the installation of approximately 9,500 feet of fiber optic cabling and underground conduit to create additional/redundant fiber optic communication routes for the Town. This Project limits are from the Jordan Road/Bradbury Parkway intersection to the Jordan Road/Mainstreet intersection plus improvements at/near the Jordan/Cottonwood intersection.

2. A trade contractor agreement with Brannan Sand & Gravel Company in the amount of $1,950,905.50 for the 2019 Townwide Resurfacing Program. This program will include rotomilling and overlaying existing asphalt roadways on Pine Drive, Mainstreet and Jordan Road, as well as updating curb ramps and pedestrian crossings within the project limits.

Approved 4-2 (In Favor: Diak, Lewis, Rivero, Williams; Opposed: Poage, Toborg)

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