New Village Office Hours
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MVD Closed
The MVD in the Cloudcroft Village Office is closed until further notice.
Level 3 Water Restrictions
As of 8:00 am on May 31, 2024 the Village of Cloudcroft is in Level 3 Water Restrictions.
Stage 4 Fire Restrictions
As of 8:00 am on May 31, 2024 the Village of Cloudcroft is in Level 4 Fire Restrictions.
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Regular Council Meeting Minutes May, 10, 2022

Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 6:00PM

  1. Call to Order: Mayor Denney called the meeting to order at 6:00PM with the following Council members providing a full Quorum:
    Present/Absent:
        Trustee/ Mayor William Denney – present
        Trustee/ Mayor Pro-Tern Tieman – present
        Trustee – Jim Maynard – present
        Trustee – George Mitchell – present
        Trustee – Gail McCoy- present
    The following Village staff and guests were present: Barbara Garcia, Clerk; Jini Turri, Deputy Clerk; Jubal Hall, VOC; Penny Hall, Kevin Summers, VOC; Cindi Bradshaw & Karen Sonnenfelt, Chamber of Commerce; Erich Wuersching, VOC Fire/EMS; Michael Adams, Ski Cloudcroft; Roberta & Eric Haecker, Lewis Hournbuckle, Driscoll-Gillespie, Cindy & Max Preslar, Sasha Macias, Chase Alvord, Chester Hournbuckle, Self.

  2. Pledge of Allegiance: The pledge of allegiance to the United States and New Mexico flags was led by Mayor Denney.

Pledge of Allegiance

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

Salute to the Flag of New Mexico

“I salute the flag of the State of New Mexico, the Zia symbol of perfect friendship among united cultures.”

  1. Approval of Agenda: Trustee Maynard made a motion to approve the agenda with an amendment to re-number Resolution 2022.07 to 2022.09 under new business. Trustee Mitchell seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried unanimously.
  2. Approval of Minutes: Council Work Session of April 11, 2022; Regular Council Meeting of April 12, 2022; Council Work Session of April 25, 2022; Council Work Session of April 26, 2022; Special Council Meeting of April 26, 2022 Trustee Tieman motioned to approve all minutes. Trustee Maynard seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried unanimously.
  3. Mayor’s Report: Recognition of 2022 Cloudcroft Senior Class. Mayor Denney thanked the seniors present and all seniors for their contribution to constructing the dog park for the Village. Congratulations were offered to all graduating seniors.
  4. Reports: Michael Adams with Ski Cloudcroft provided update on summer activities. Karen Sonnenfelt and Cindy Bradshaw with the Chamber of Commerce provided update on Chamber activities. Trustee Mitchell made a motion to approve the reports. Trustee Maynard seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried unanimously.
  5. New Business:
    Recommendation – Board of Finance for transfer of funds from Money Market Public Fund to General Fund for Police Department Build. Trustee Tieman stated the Board of Finance recommendation is to approve transfer of $350,000 from Money Market Public Fund account ending xx-5712 to General Fund account ending xx-5701 for the Police Department Building.
    Trustee Tieman made such motion, Trustee Maynard seconded. Roll call vote as follows:
    Trustee McCoy, for
    Trustee Tieman, for
    Trustee Maynard, for
    Trustee Mitchell, for
    Mayor Denney, for. Motion carried unanimously.

    Approval of Personal Services Contract H Bar Slash, LLC & VOC. Trustee Mitchell made a motion to approve the contract. Trustee Maynard seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried unanimously.

    Approval License Agreement between Cloudcroft Light Opera Company & VOC. Trustee Maynard made a motion to approve the license conditional on the increase in insurance amount for fire hazard not burdening the organization. Trustee Mitchell seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion
    carried unanimously.

    Approval of License Agreement between Cloudcroft Art Society and VOC. Trustee Maynard made a motion to approve the license. Trustee Mitchell seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, abstain; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried with 3 votes aye, and one abstention. Approval of License Agreement between Cloudcroft Art Workshops and VOC. Trustee Maynard made a motion to approve the license. Trustee McCoy seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, abstain; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried with 3 votes aye, and one abstention.


    Proclamation Level 1 Water Restrictions
    . Trustee Maynard made a motion to approve proclamation setting Level 1 Water Restrictions. Trustee Mitchell seconded. Roll call vote as follows:
    Trustee McCoy, for
    Trustee Tieman, for
    Trustee Maynard, for
    Trustee Mitchell, for
    Mayor Denney, for. Motion carried unanimously.

    Publication of Proposed Ordinance 399 7-1A-11, Bulk Water Sales, by Title and General Subject Matter. Trustee Maynard made a motion to approve publication of proposed Ordinance 399, Bulk Water Sales by Title and General Subject Matter. Trustee Tieman seconded. Roll call vote as follows:
    Trustee McCoy, for
    Trustee Tieman, for
    Trustee Maynard, for
    Trustee Mitchell, for
    Mayor Denney, for. Motion carried unanimously.

    Resolution 2022.05 Adopting Water Tap and Service Connection Rates FY22.23. Trustee Tieman made a motion to approve Resolution 2022.05 Water Tap and Service Connection Rates FY22.23 as written. Trustee Mitchell seconded. Roll call vote as follows:
    Trustee McCoy, for
    Trustee Tieman, for
    Trustee Maynard, for
    Trustee Mitchell, for
    Mayor Denney, for. Motion carried unanimously.

    Resolution 2022.08 Interim Budget FY2022.2023. Trustee Mitchell made a motion to approve Resolution 2022.08 Interim Budget FY2022.2023 as written. Trustee Maynard seconded. Roll call vote as follows:
    Trustee McCoy, for
    Trustee Tieman, for
    Trustee Maynard, for
    Trustee Mitchell, for
    Mayor Denney, for. Motion carried unanimously.

    Resolution 2022.09 4th Qtr. Budget Adjustment Request (BAR). Trustee Tieman made a motion to accept Resolution 2022.09 4th Qtr. Budget Adjustment Request (BAR) as presented. Trustee Maynard seconded. Roll call vote as follows:
    Trustee McCoy, for
    Trustee Tieman, for
    Trustee Maynard, for
    Trustee Mitchell, for
    Mayor Denney, for. Motion carried unanimously.

  6. Statement of Revenues and Expenditures: Trustee Mitchell made a motion to approve the report. Trustee Tieman seconded. Vote as follows: Trustee McCoy, for; Trustee Tieman, for; Trustee Maynard, for; Trustee Mitchell, for. Motion carried unanimously.

  7. Adjourn: Trustee Mitchell made a motion to adjourn the Regular Council Meeting of May 10, 2022. Trustee Maynard seconded. Meeting adjourned at 7: 13 pm