Board Notes (Minutes/Financials)

March 4, 2021 BOD Meeting Minutes

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

Excused

  • 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.

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April 1, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda

Call to order 11:00am

Discussion Items:

  • Financial Report
  • Chief’s Town Hall Meeting
  • Gun Sale
  • Building Maintenance

Executive Director Report:

  • Membership Update
  • Municipal Gym
  • Proposed new by-law
  • Investment Meeting
  • FFL Expansion
  • State Legislation
  • CSPPA Scholarships

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March 4, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda

General Session – 10:50am

Call to Order

  • City Council Candidate Interviews
  • January Financial Report
  • Parking at County garage

Executive Director Report

  • FFL update
  • Bylaw Revision request
  • Investment RFP update
  • CSPPA Scholarships

 

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February 4, 2021 BOD Meeting Minutes

Board Members Present: 

  • J. Carson, President
  •  B. Walsh, Vice President
  • P. Malchow, Sgt-at-Arms
  •  L. Warnes, Treasurer
  • T. Kippel
  • J. Mattiatos
  • V. Thomson
  • M. Waldera
  • S. Warren
  • D. Holland
  • S. Carbonara-Ramos

Staff Members Present:

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

Excused:

  • D. Brockman, Secretary
  • J. Cowan

General Session called to order at 11:00am

Member Comments:  None brought forward.

Guest: David Noblitt, Candidate for City Council District 2

  • Mr. Noblitt, CSFD firefighter and former president of IAFF Local 5, met with the Board to request both an endorsement and financial backing in his bid for City Council’s District 2 seat. With a platform based on accountability, public safety, and responsible growth, Mr. Noblitt is running against three candidates including incumbent David Geislinger. The Board indicated it would take his request under consideration at its March 4th meeting.

Board Discussion Items:

PPA FFL:

The board approved an expenditure of $500 permitting the PPA to expand its FFL to include NFA weapons. The board also agreed to expand use of the current FFL to other local area law enforcement officers on a fee basis, creating a secondary revenue stream.

  • 1st: L. Warnes
  • 2nd: D. Holland
  • All in favor

Bylaw Revision:

The board voted to amend Article II, Section 4 of the bylaws to include the words “or civilian” as indicated below.

“The retiree members of the Association shall consist of persons who have been members of the CSPPA in good standing for 10 years and are retired from sworn OR CIVILIAN service with CSPD.”

  • 1st: B. Walsh
  • 2nd: P. Malchow
  • All in favor

Executive Director Report:

  •  Investment RFP: RFP sent to four investment firms on January 29th via email. Responses are due on or before March 1st by 4pm. One candidate did not meet the requirements and thus was disqualified.
  • CSPD Badges: the PPA will begin taking orders for a second round of CSPD sesquicentennial badges, as well as the Department’s centennial badge (previously issued in 2001) on February 22nd, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Fallen Officer Relief Fund.
  • CSPPA Scholarships: scholarship applications are due no later than March 1st at 4pm. ACT and SAT scores must be included only if required by a candidate’s post-secondary program.
  • Academy: CSPPA staff met with sworn recruits on January 29th. Thus far, 27 of 32 have joined the PPA.

    Meeting adjourned at 12:37pm

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February 4, 2021 Board Meeting Agenda

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Call to Order

Guest Attendees

Member Comments

Discussion Items

  • PPA FFL
  • FFL Expansion
  • Retiree membership bylaw
  • Investment RFP
  • Representation on Committees
  • CSPD Badges
  • State Legislation
  • CSPPA Scholarships
  • Academy
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December 3, 2020 Board Meeting Minutes

Board Members Present:                                              

  • J. Carson, President
  • T. Rekar, Vice President
  • P. Malchow, Sgt-at-Arms
  • T. Kippel
  • B. Walsh
  • S. Warren
  • D. Holland

Excused

  • J. Cowan
  • P. Farmer
  • T. Toth
  • L. Warnes, Treasurer
  • S. Carbonara-Ramos

Staff Members Present:

  • S. Dillon, Executive Director

General Session called to order at 11:00am

Member Comments:

Sergeant J. Newton indicated that there will be no further dialogue between CSPD and the Colorado College student group that he met with via Facebook on 10/21/2020.

Board Discussion Items:

October and November Financial Reports

  • 1st:   D. Holland
  • 2nd: P. Malchow
  • All in Favor
Investment Accts.     November 2020 October 2020 Sept. 2020 August 2020 July 2020 June 2020
Checking $133,729.87 $147,636.08 $160,442.31 $138,576.16 $123,123.57 $125,791.75
Gen. Invested Fund $283,781.72 $264,479.70 $264,061.67 $270,217.78 $263,499.72 $253,223.09
Fallen Officers Fd. $178,589.83 $165,575.47 $165,822.70 $170,156.23 $165,981.71 $159,612.87
Totals $596,101.42 $577,691.25 $590,326.68 $578,950.17 $552,605.00 $538,627.71

Small Donor Account:           November 2020                 November 2019

                                                         $23,244.00                           $ 23,244.00

Use of Force Committee: committee to reconvene in January to continue discussion of physical force/blue team.  PPA board raised concern that officers may be reluctant to take necessary action as there is little room for discretionary interpretation of “appropriate force” due to SB20-217 and revised department policy. PPA rep to bring concern forward at January committee meeting.

City-funded Childcare: Given the impact COVID has had on finding adequate childcare, especially for on call and overnight units, a request for city-funded childcare was brought forward. PPA to follow up with Chiefs to determine whether there is any COVID money available from the State.  Additionally, Sergeant Newton will inquire about childcare as a recruitment tool.

Executive Director Report:

  • SB 20-217 Insurance Update: Insurance representatives do not anticipate any new information to become available until early 2021.
  • Annual Membership Meeting and give-away: Annual membership meeting to be held via Zoom on Monday, December 14th at 6pm. Give-away items donated by PPA retiree member Jen Browne and board members.
  • January Onsite Meeting: scheduled for Friday, January 15th from 8am – 6pm.
  • COVID Vaccine: member question as to whether vaccine could become mandated by Department. CSPPA attorney opinion is that it can only be mandated if there is a State or Federal law requiring it.

Meeting adjourned at 11:40am.

 

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December 3, 2020 Board Meeting Agenda

 

Call to Order

Member Comments

Discussion Items:

  • Approval of October and November Financial Reports
  • Use of Force Committee Update
  • City-funded Childcare
  • Agenda items for January onsite meeting with the Chiefs
  • Executive Director report
    • SB 20-217 Insurance Update
    • Annual Membership Meeting
    • January Onsite Meeting
    • Rule of 80
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