Joint Study Session July 16 Meeting Summary
On July 16, the Ken-Caryl Ranch Master Association and Metropolitan District Boards held a Joint Study Session and discussed the following items:
• Staff provided an update on the Ranch House Pool Replacement Project. The pool will close on Aug. 4, and preparation for construction will start Aug. 5. There are some pool items that are currently unfunded that will be discussed during the 2020 budget process. These include shade structures, additional seating, climbing wall, and play features.
• The Board discussed the progress of the Financial & Organizational Operations Work Group. The group is comprised of two members of each Board as well as staff members.
• Resident Jim Fodor talked about the importance of aesthetics of the pool.
• Resident Rilla Reinsma asked about the depth of the piers for the new pool, and staff informed her it was 37 feet. She also talked about the Westerly Apartments and the importance of notifying the residents about the rare plants area. Chris Pacetti said staff will reach out to the management of the apartments.
• Resident Jerry Sullivan spoke on behalf of Ken-Caryl Little League. KCLL is hosting the Colorado State Championships for the majors division. He requested a welcome message on the community marquees. Staff will discuss options.
• Historical Society Chair Jim Antes reported about maintenance and repairs due to deterioration of the Bradford-Perley House at a cost of around $50,000. The Historical Society will ask the Master Association Board for annual maintenance funding. The group is also exploring grants. Jim also discussed a rare archaeological find of a mano in the open space. Staff and volunteers visited the site where the mano was found and discovered further archaeological finds. Jim also told the Boards the Shaffer Barn at the Equestrian Center was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
• Chris Pacetti reported about foundation issues at Dakota Lodge.