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Thursday, March 04, 2010



March 4, 2010


The City of Colorado Springs/El Paso County Drainage Board held its meeting at 3:00 PM on

March 4, 2010, in the in the City Council Chamber, City Hall, 107 North Nevada Avenue.


MEMBERS PRESENT:     Brett Wyss, Jeff Johnson, Virgil Sanchez, Heath Herber, John Schwab, Stephanie Harrison


MEMBERS ABSENT:        Luanne Rubey          


OTHERS PRESENT:         Tom Bonifas (City Engineering), Cheryl Callahan (City of Colorado Springs), Mike Cartmell (El Paso County), Dan Bare (Stormwater Engineering), Ken Sampley (Stormwater Engineering), Graham Thompson (Martix Design Group)


Meeting called to order by Brett Wyss at 3:05 p.m.


Item 1:  Approval of the minutes from the January 7, 2010 Drainage Board Meeting 


John Schwab requested a correction on Item 4 to read re-election for 2nd term under his term status.


Motion by Jeff Johnson to approve the minutes with corrections

Motion was seconded by Heath Herber


Motion passed unanimously 6-0


Luanne Rubey was not in attendance.


Item 2:  Discussion of March 4, 2010 agenda


Tom Bonifas will have three items under housekeeping.


Item 3:  Stormwater Management Assessment Project Presentation


Dan Bare with Stormwater Engineering and Graham Thompson with Matrix Design Group presented the project work plan to the Drainage Board for the Stormwater Management Assessment and Standards Development project.


Dan Bare asked for a volunteer to act as a liaison between the Stormwater Management Assessment team and the Drainage Board.   Stephanie Harrison volunteered.  Jeff Johnson also volunteered for those areas that he would be knowledgeable on.


Item 4:  Housekeeping


Tom Bonifas recognized Heath Herber and Virgil Sanchez for their six plus years as Drainage Board members.  Their terms have expired. 



Mr. Bonifas informed the Drainage Board that there will be two new members starting in April: Emily Skalsky will replace Virgil Sanchez as the Citizen-at-Large and Ollie Watts will replace Heath Herber as the Land Developer.


Tom Bonifas advised the Board that the finance department will be changing the reimbursement cycle from a June and December cycle to a July and January cycle.

Jeff Johnson asked for a balance sheet of the financials so the Board can see what is available when making decisions on reimbursements.  Mr. Bonifas stated that the finance department is working on those types of reports for the Board for future reference. 



No further business

Meeting adjourned at 4:15 p.m.