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Meeting Minutes 09/20/2018

Trapper Creek Community Council
MEETING MINUTES
6:30 pm

The September 20, 2018 council meeting was called to order at 6:42 pm by
Chairman David Ritenburgh. It was determined there was no quorum, therefore no business was conducted. However, due to the guests for Public Forum we did meet. A sign-up sheet was passed around to include the following in attendance:
Council members Ritenburgh and Glenka. Members George and Kaye Faerber, Kristie Parsons (telephonically) and guest LouAnne Carroll-Tisdale. Other guests included Stu Graham, Government Affairs Representative with MTA; Doyle Holmes, candidate for State Legislature; Walter Kloepfer, candidate for District 7 Assembly; David Eastman, Legislator to the House of Representatives; Jerad McClure, Legislative Aide to David Eastman; and Jake Almeida, Legislative Aide to Senator Mike Shower. The meeting adjourned at 7:00 pm.
Discussion then occurred over the next two hours.

I. Date of next meeting scheduled for October 18, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

(This agenda subject to modifications per need of the public and its members)

Trapper Creek Community Center, Milepost 115.2 George Parks Highway, turn left on E. TC Park Circle.
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Meeting Minutes 08/16/2018

TRAPPER CREEK COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Regular Meeting         6:30 PM          Thursday, August 16, 2018

I.           Meeting called to order 6:36pm

II.          Determination of Quorum

III.         Board Members in Attendance: Glenka, Miller, Grelson, Ritenburgh (via telephone). Members: Lon McCullough, Tammy Morrill, James Morrill, Steven Deckert, Shawn Stankowitz, Stephanie Harris, John White, Kristie Parsons, Deborah Roberts. Guests: Randall Kowalke, Walter Kloepfer, Tam Boeve.

IV.         Reading and approval of July minutes.

V.          Borough Assembly Report: Randall Kowalke

Stand for Salmon status update. MSB Cyber Attack update- Borough services are limited; “myProperty” access has been restored and “Parcel Viewer” is available. Checks are being handwritten. Now able to send and receive emails.

A critical issue for the assembly and administration-is to be set up for the upcoming election. Road bond issue on ballot- approximately $46 million. Some projects were removed. Police powers recommendation will be on ballot-should Borough investigate getting police powers. The DMV “Z” permanent registration permits will continue. A list of propositions on the October 2, 2018 ballot was given to the TCCC Board.

VI.         TCCSA CIP4 Report: No activity this period. Balance of $6,338.53 remaining.

VII.        Treasurer’s Report: #222, $22.77, ink for printer. Checking: $583.59 & Savings: $25.37 = $608.96

VIII.       Revenue Sharing Project Updates:

A.          FY2016:

  • TCCSA Operating Costs – $13,500.00. Current activity: $632.61. Total spent: $11,975.14. $1524.86 remaining.
  • TCCC Operating Costs – $1,000. Current activity: $22.77. $652.97 spent. $347.03 remaining.
  • Nordic Ski Club – $300.00. No activity this period. Total spent: $80.52. $219.48 remaining.
  1. Correspondence/Current Mail: Sunshine Community Health Center is seeking board members; Anchorage Daily News is offering one free State Fair ticket to subscribers; Brittany Ryan letter of resignation from TCCC Board read, no action taken.
  2. Public Forum: None
  3. Unfinished Business:
  4. Village Safe Water Program (VSW):   Glenka reported that the Grant 17EQ94 has gone through VSW grants department/accounting, and the next step will be the release of funds to begin the project. Discussion ensued regarding TCCC’s March 19, 2018 Letter of Support to TCCSA of the Watering Point Project should be rescinded at this time until TCCSA has seated a new treasurer and when the project is actually in progress.

Motion made by Glenka to retract the March 19, 2018, to support of the efforts of the TCCSA to develop and manage a community watering point, dated March 19, 2018, until we see the project is in process. Ritenburgh seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

Motion made by Glenka to Table Action on the above motion until the Council’s next meeting. Ritenburgh seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

  1. 2017 Project Proposals update: Borough is waiting to get “rebooted” from the cyber attack before they can issue checks.
  2. Mat-Su Community Councils for Public Safety (MSCCPS) update:  Original funds available have been shrunk from $2 million and will now be released to Police Departments and not community councils. Combined list of Community Needs for Supporting Public Safety was presented by various councils for ideas for the funding. Discussion ensued regarding whether TCCC should be a part of the MSCCPS.

Motion made by Glenka that TCCC support the Mat Su Borough Community Councils for Public Safety. Ritenburgh Seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

  1. New Business:
  2. FY2019 Application and Letter for Neighborhood Watch Grant Program:

Letter and application read regarding an additional $50,000 of FY2019 funds now available to provide funding to specifically support Neighborhood Watch Programs. Application must be submitted by August 31, 2018, if Council decides to opt-in to the program. Discussion ensued.

 

Motion made by Ritenburgh to complete the application and opt-in. Seconded by Glenka. Motion passed unanimously.

  1. Tam Boeve and Walter Kloepfer were introduced. Both are candidates for Assemblyman Kowalke’s seat.

XIII.       Date of next meeting scheduled for September 20, 2018, 6:30 pm.

XIV.       Meeting adjourned at 7:55pm.

(Minutes taken by Council Secretary, Janet Grelson)

 

Trapper Creek Community Council

PO Box 13021, Trapper Creek, AK 99683-0321

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Meeting Minutes 07/19/2018

TRAPPER CREEK COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Regular Meeting         6:30 PM          Thursday, July 19, 2018

 

I.           Meeting called to order 6:36pm

II.          Determination of Quorum

III.         Board Members in Attendance:  Glenka, Miller, Grelson, Ritenburgh and Ryan.  Members:  Shawn Stankowitz, Lon McCullough, Michele McCullough, Tony Jurasek, LouAnne Carroll-Tysdal, Jennie Earles, Debbie Filter, Elaine Yelverton, JP Glenka, Jeffrey Harris, Stephanie Harris, Darlene Rich, Neil DeWitt.

IV.         Reading and approval of June minutes.

V.          Borough Assembly Report: None

VI.         TCCSA CIP4 Report: No activity this period. Balance of $6,338.53 remaining.

VII.        Treasurer’s Report:  #221, $219.95, QuickBooks for Council laptop; .01 Savings Dividend. Checking: $606.36 & Savings: $25.37 = $631.73.

VIII.       Revenue Sharing Project Updates:

A.          FY2016:

  • TCCSA Operating Costs – $13,500.00. Current activity: $240.73. Total spent: $11,342.53.  $2157.47 remaining.
  • TCCC Operating Costs – $1,000.  Current activity: $219.95.  $630.20 spent.  $369.80 remaining.
  • Nordic Ski Club – $300.00. No activity this period. Total spent: $80.52.  $219.48 remaining.
  1. Correspondence/Current Mail:  Mat-Su Borough document submission reminder; Request for Comments for RT Subdivision Case #2018-090; 2018-2021 Draft STIP Public Comment closes August 12, 2018; Mat-Su Borough upcoming election October 2, 2018; 2018-2022 Five-Year Schedule of Timber Sales public notice; AHMS Winter 2018-2019 Schedule open for booking.
  2. Public Forum:  None
  3. Unfinished Business:
  4. Village Safe Water Program (VSW):   VSW grant agreement has been drafted and waiting to be signed by VSW.  Once signed, Donna Lee will mail a copy and scan to TCCC for their signature.  Funding is being secured by the EPA for $325,000.00.  Appropriation of funding will then occur, and design and construction for the State CIP project can begin.
  5. Chijuk Timber Transportation Permit:  Permit was approved.  There is a 10-day appeal period.  Information was posted at the Post Office.
  6. New Business:
  7. Seating of new TCCC Board of Directors: Email to Council from Connie Dooley read regarding the validity and legitimacy of the TCCC Board election and requesting minutes addressing the TCCC application for Design & Construction grant.  New Board Positions:  Chair-Dave Ritenburgh, Vice Chair-Levi Miller, Secretary-Janet Grelson, Treasurer-Brittany Ryan, Board Member- Paula Glenka.
  8. Update on FY2017 Project Proposals: Mat-Su Borough awaiting copy of June minutes to approve the funding.
  9. Mat-Su Community Councils for Public Safety (MSCCPS):  Minutes from the July 18 meeting at the Pittman Trooper Station were read.  It was announced that a two-million-dollar grant would be available for the budget for public safety.  Captain April requested a list of suggestions with justification for the use of the funds.  No availability date was known as of yet for the funds, or parameters for distribution of the funds. Officers were voted in, and a motion was made and passed that each Community Council shall have one vote in the organization. Next MSCCPS meeting date is August 15.

Motion made by Miller to table discussion of participation until next meeting in order to gather community input.  Motion seconded by Ritenburgh.  Motion passed unanimously.

  1. Upper Susitna Food Pantry: Upper Susitna Food Pantry representative LouAnne Carroll-Tysdal informed that the Trapper Creek Food Pantry will be closing at the end of July due to lack of volunteers. Sunshine Transit will be at the TC Food Pantry parking lot two times a month on the days when the TC Pantry was open.  Transportation to the Talkeetna Food Pantry and Cubby’s will be provided free of charge for Pantry participants.  Others may use the service for $5.00 round trip.  Closure will not affect the programs for Children.  Pantry could be reopened if a viable one-year plan is presented.

 

XIII.       Date of next meeting scheduled for August 16, 2018, 6:30 pm.

XIV.       Meeting adjourned 8:38pm.

(Minutes taken by Council Secretary, Levi Miller)

 

Trapper Creek

Community Council

PO Box 13021, Trapper Creek, AK 99683-0321

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Meeting Minutes 06/21/2018

TRAPPER CREEK COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Regular Meeting         6:30 PM          Thursday, June 21, 2018

I.           Meeting called to order 6:35pm

II.          Determination of Quorum

III.         Board Members in Attendance: Glenka, Kolbeck, Miller, Grelson and Ryan. Members: Jennie Earles, Lon McCullough, Dave Ritenburgh, Debbie Filter, Connie Dooley, Neil Dooley, Tony Jurasek.

IV.         Reading and approval of May minutes.

V.          Borough Assembly Report: None

VI.         TCCSA CIP4 Report: No activity this period. Balance of $6,338.53 remaining.

VII.        Treasurer’s Report: #220, $25.32, Printer ink. Checking: $826.31 & Savings: $25.36 = $851.67.

VIII.       Revenue Sharing Project Updates:

A.          FY2016:

  • TCCSA Operating Costs – No report
  • TCCC Operating Costs – $1,000. Current activity: $25.32, printer ink. $410.25 spent. $589.75 remaining.
  • Nordic Ski Club – No report
  1. Correspondence/Current Mail: Mat-Su Transportation Fair, September 13, 2018, 3-7pm, Menard Memorial Sports Center, Wasilla; update on the Public Safety Meeting 6/20/18 from Gary Foster, Point Makenzie Community Council President; Mat-Su notification of Timber Transport Permit #286020180001, Applicant Charles Nash; and RSA #30 submitted comments in response to the Timber Transport Permit, Applicant Charles Nash.
  2. Public Forum: Connie Dooley requested how many years each TCCC Board member has served: Ryan: 7 months, Grelson: 4 years, Kolbeck: 6 years, Miller: 6 years, Glenka: 7 years.
  3. Unfinished Business:
  4. Village Safe Water Program (VSW):   No update
  5. New Business:
  6. Results of Board of Directors vote: 37 voters. Ballot completion by placing a “yes” or “no” vote beside all names on the ballot. Number of “Yes” votes in descending order: Dave Ritenburgh-28, Levi Miller-27, Janet Grelson-25, Paula Glenka-24, Jason Garrett-22 (withdrew), Brittany Ryan-17, Chrystal Garret-14 (withdrew), Kristie Parsons-13 and Connie Dooley-11. New Board: Ritenburgh, Miller, Grelson, Glenka, Ryan.

 

  1. Results of FY2017 Community Assistance Projects: TCCSA: $10,000-fully funded. Upper Susitna Food Pantry: $2,900.00-partially funded. Winter Trail Grooming: $0, Family Food Boxes-$0.

FY2017 funds available: $12,900.00. Total requested: $18,500.00. Borough forms to be completed and sent in to request FY2017 funds.

XIII.       Date of next meeting scheduled for July 19, 2018, 6:30 pm.

XIV.       Meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm

(Minutes taken by Council Secretary, Levi Miller)

 

Trapper Creek Community Council

PO Box 13021, Trapper Creek, AK 99683-0321

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Meeting Minutes 05/17/2018

TRAPPER CREEK COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Regular Meeting         6:30 PM          Thursday May 17, 2018

I.           Meeting called to order 6:33pm

II.          Determination of Quorum

III.         Board Members in Attendance: Glenka, Grelson and Ryan. Members: Jennie Earles, Crystal Garrett, Jason Garrett, Dave Ritenburgh.

IV.         Reading and approval of March and April minutes.

V.          Borough Assembly Report: None

VI.         TCCSA CIP4 Report: No activity this period. Balance of $6,338.53 remaining.

VII.        Treasurer’s Report: #219, $20.00, Office 365/TCCC computer. Checking: $851.63 & Savings: $25.36 = $876.99.

Motion made by Ryan: To research and purchase QuickBooks 2018 for TCCC computer. Seconded by Grelson.

VIII.       Revenue Sharing Project Updates:

A.          FY2016:

  • TCCSA Operating Costs – $13,500. $10,608.74 spent. $3,122.26 remaining.
  • TCCC Operating Costs – $1,000. $313.84 spent. $615.07 remaining.
  • Nordic Ski Club – $300. No activity. $80.52 spent, $219.48 remaining.
  1. Correspondence/Current Mail: None
  2. Public Forum: None
  3. Unfinished Business:
  4. Village Safe Water Program (VSW):   CIP grant application was required. CIP grant application, Sanitation Improvement Project Report, and letter of request was submitted to Donna Lee, Village Safe Water Engineer II, Project Manager, per Ms. Lee’s request to TCCC. Above was completed and submitted April 27, 2018.
  5. Applications to Board of Directors: Applications were received.
  6. FY2017 Community Assistance Projects: (formerly Revenue Share program) were submitted and reviewed to ensure adherence to requirements and supporting information. Applications received from: Upper Susitna Food Pantry/Pantry Support ($4,000); Food Box Preparation (for Trapper Creek school children during Christmas and Spring Break ($2500.00); TC Community Services Association Operating Expenses ($10,000) and TC Winter Trail Grooming ($2,000).

FY2017 funds available: $12,900.00. Total requested: $18,500.00.

  1. New Business:
  2. Dates set for voting on the TCCC Board of Directors for May 21-June 9, 2018 at the TC Library during regular library business hours. Results will be obtained at the June 21, 2018 TC Council meeting.
  3. Community Assistance Program (CAP) FY2017 dates for voting will be May 21- June 9, 2018 at the Trapper Creek Library during regular library business hours. Project voting results will be obtained at June 21, 2018 TC Council meeting.
  4. Vote Tally Committee for both A & B above are Jennie Earles, thus far. Two other individuals will be working with her, but not yet determined.

XIII.       Date of next meeting scheduled for June 21, 2018, 6:30 pm.

XIV.       Meeting adjourned at 7:37pm

(Minutes taken by Council Member, Janet Grelson, Treasurer)

 

Trapper Creek Community Council

PO Box 13021, Trapper Creek, AK 99683-0321

Teleconference: Locally dial 373-2663 / Participant Code 991090 or dial 907-622-2663 if not in local area