March 4, 2021 BOD Meeting Minutes

Posted on Apr 9, 2021

Board Members Present                                                

  • B. Walsh, Vice President
  • P. Malchow, Sgt-at-Arms
  • L. Warnes, Treasurer
  • D. Brockman, Secretary
  • J. Matiatos
  • V. Thomson
  • M. Waldera
  • S. Warren


  • J. Carson, President
  • J. Cowan
  • T. Kippel
  • D. Holland
  • S. Carbonara-Ramos

Staff Members Present

  • S. Dillon, Executive Director
  • R. Keller, Office Manager
  • J. Newsome, Attorney

General Session called to order at 10:50am

Member Comments:  None brought forward

Board Discussion Items:

  • Interviews conducted with two City Council candidates; endorsements not issued.
  • Consideration of endorsement for City Council candidate previously interviewed; endorsement not issued.
  • Interview with City Council Member Wayne Williams regarding ballot Issue 1; board voted to endorse Issue 1 and to contribute $1000 to campaign; information regarding Issue 1 to be distributed to PPA membership.
    • 1st: L. Warnes
    • 2nd: V. Thomson
    • All in favor

January Financial Report

Investment Accts  January 2021 January 2020
Checking $176,979.27 $100,991.60
Gen’l Invested Fund $288,767.59 $354,333.46
Fallen Officers Fund $181,005.83 $168,928.61
Totals $646,752.69 $624,253.67
  • 1st: P. Malchow
  • 2nd: L. Warnes
  • All in favor


Investment Accts.     January 2021 December 2020 November 2020 October 2020 Sept. 2020 August 2020
Checking $176,979.27 $123,786.97 $133,729.87 $147,636.08 $160,442.31 $138,576.16
Gen. Invested Fund $288,767.59 $289,928.48 $283,781.72 $264,479.70 $264,061.67 $270,217.78
Fallen Officers Fd. $181,005.83 $181,745.37 $178,589.83 $165,575.47 $165,822.70 $170,156.23
Totals $646,752.69 $595,460.82 $596,101.42 $577,691.25 $590,326.68 $578,950.17

      Small Donor Account:                                     January 2021                      January 2020                                                                                                                                 $23,244.00                           $ 23,244.00

  • Parking for off-duty court appearances: off-duty officers currently must pre-pay to park at City garage as there is no attendant on-duty and passes cannot be validated.  To be brought forward at March meeting with the Chiefs.
  • Items for Chiefs Agenda: Lease vs. purchase of vehicles; Chief’s Town Hall meetings; 2022 budget; mid-year pay increase; sick time sellback; city garage parking.
  • Executive Director Report:
    • FFL application enabling PPA to transfer NFA weapons to be submitted; if approved, will become effective July 1, 2021.
    • Bylaw regarding Retiree membership eligibility in PPA: board discussed changing bylaw to allow PPA members who leave CSPD in good standing after 5 years of service to remain on as members. New bylaw to be brought forward at April Board meeting for review.
    • Investment RFP: Four investment firms invited to respond to RFP; one disqualified; one did not submit; two to move forward for consideration. Board appointed subcommittee to review proposals and make recommendations.
    • CSPPA Scholarships: Eighteen applications received for 13 available scholarships; to be adjudicated by independent party to assist in City determination of winners.
    • Colorado Switchbacks: Switchbacks to offer discounted season tickets/individual game tickets for CSPPA members; a portion will be donated back to the Fallen Officer Relief Fund by the Switchbacks organization. Information to be distributed to membership.

Meeting adjourned at 1:06pm.