August 4, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

Posted on Aug 17, 2016


Board Members Present:

J. Havenar, Vice President

R. Williamson, Secretary

R. Biechler, Treasurer

J. Carson, Sgt-at-Arms

P. Tomitsch

S. Pugsley

D. Graham

B. Walsh

T. Charles

J. Keller

Board Members Absent:

M. Singels, President

Staff Members Present:

S. Dillon, Executive Director

R. Keller, Office Manager


U.S. Senate Candidate Darryl Jones

Kevin Dunbaugh, Edward Jones

Meeting called to order 11:00am

General Member Concerns:

  • Update requested on take-home car list
  • Concern expressed regarding department expenditures for safety equipment vs. body worn cameras

U.S. Senate Candidate/EPCO Commissioner Darryl Glenn: Commissioner Glenn attended the board meeting to thank the CSPPA for its $1000 contribution to his U.S. Senate campaign.  In addition, he discussed his commitment to supporting the law enforcement community and his intent to carry that message to Washington if elected.  Commissioner Glenn also indicated his willingness to be a voice for the CSPPA and CSPD, by helping facilitate meetings with local city officials if needed.

He will be holding his first “listening meeting” in Denver on August 20th, designed to gain insight for policy development.  The CSPPA Board offered to help facilitate a meeting for Mr. Glenn with the Denver PPA as well.

Member Discussion Items:

Power Point Presentation of CSPPA online survey results: Survey results discussed; will be released on member only portal of CSPPA website; non-members can view paper copy of presentation at CSPPA office; results to be further analyzed by crosstabs to give CSPPA Board greater strategic insight.

Pay and Compensation update: CSPPA pay and compensation committee is scheduled to meet with members of City Council on August 8th; has requested a meeting with Mayor John Suthers; is waiting on a request for updated comparison numbers from City HR Director Mike Sullivan; and has submitted a letter to the Gazette regarding support for law enforcement.

Agenda for the Chiefs’ meeting:

  • Presentation of CSPPA online survey results
  • Response times
  • Shift start times
  • Take home car list update

Financial Report:

Monthly expenditures remain aligned with budget parameters; as demonstrated on balance sheet, current assets are up and current liabilities have decreased.

Investment Accounts     June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016
Checking $48,314.96 $29,915.70 $21,323.68 $53,476.64 $45,953.03 $31,005.16
General Invested Fund $284,840.81 $290,146.25 $287,438.18 $284,205.27 $272,191.45 $272,377.47
Fallen Officers Fund $124,258.93 $125,512.84 $124,857.26 $123,066.33 $116,907.63 $116,399.96
Totals $457,414.70 $445,574.79 $433,619.12 $460,748.24 $435,052.11 $419,782.59

July financials approved.

  • 1st S. Pugsley
  • 2nd B. Walsh
  • All approved


The board discussed and voted to donate $500 to Shield616, a local nonprofit organization founded by CSPPA member Jake Skifstad, which seeks to provide local law enforcement officers with advanced active shooter / crowd control gear.

  • 1st S. Pugsley
  • 2nd P. Tomitsch
  • All approved

The 2016 Fallen Officer Golf Tournament realized a net profit of $7,492.21

CSPPA gym equipment repair to be completed shortly; parts on order.

Meeting adjourned at 12:50pm