February 7, 2023 Minutes

Town of Kiowa Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes

February 7, 2023 - 7pm

Call to Order

The special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Kiowa was called to order on February 7, 2023, at 7:00 PM by Mayor Rick Kolm.

Roll Call

Present: Mayor Rick Kolm, Mayor Pro Tem Trevor Smith Trevor Smith, Director Josh Baker, Director Andrew Lowry, Director Baillie Wineland, Director Terry Howard, Director Jonathon Shafer. The Town of Kiowa had a quorum to conduct business. 

Town Administrator: Kimberly Boyd 
Town Clerk: Tasha Chevarria
Town Counsel: Ruth Borne 

Tim Craft, Craft Companies 
Debbie Ullom, KWWA 
Annette Burmaster, KWWA 
George Rowley, Attorney at Law for White Bear et al 
Erin Rutz, Attorney at Law for White Bear et al
Danielle Ullom, Kiowa Schools 
Cory Rutz, Attorney at Law for Otten Johnson et al 
Kristen Decker, Attorney at Law for Foster Graham 
Ken Turnbull, property owner 
Jim Digby, property owner

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Rick Kolm led the audience in the pledge of allegiance.

Work Session

  • Mayor opened the work session for the Kiowa Creek Meadows Development Agreement. Cory Rutz and Kristen Decker, Attorneys for Kiowa Creek Meadows Development, Tim Craft, Jim Digby, Ken Turnbull, Debbie Ullom, Danielle Ullom, and Annette Burmaster all made public comments regarding the development agreement.  NO formal action nor vote was taken by the Board regarding this work session.

General Business

  • Mayor Kolm opened discussion for the board to consider a sales tax increase ballot initiative via a special election in May to ask Town of Kiowa citizens to increase sales tax by 1% to assist in funding road and bridge; public improvements; and Town amenities. No formal decision was made on this matter this evening.


Director Smith made the motion to adjourn at 8:39pm. Director Wineland seconded, and the motion carried 6-0 with no discussion.

The next regular meeting will be on February 14th at Town Hall at 7:00pm