Town of Moorcroft
September 30, 2021
Town of Moorcroft
Regular Meeting of the Council
Monday, September 27th, 2021
Town Council Present: Mayor Clell Claar, Councilmen Dale Petersen, Austin Smith and Ben Glenn
Absent: Councilmen Paul Smoot
Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Police Chief Bill Bryant, HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville
Councilman Glenn motioned to approve the Consent Agenda minus September Bill List 2 and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Discussion was had to pull the invoice for ice melt from Southern Source from the Bill List. Councilman Glenn motioned to approve Bill List 2 and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Angie Peters, Parent Advisory, was present to request the use of the Moorcroft Town Center for the annual Halloween event on October 29th from 6-8 pm. She is requesting the use of the gym and possibly the downstairs for the afternoon of October 27-October 30th for decorating and tear down as well. The Town Council waived the fee and allowed the usage the building as a community event.
Lisa Lovett, Region III Children’s Developmental Services, was present to discuss the concern she has about the area that is leased by Region III at the Moorcroft Town Center and the supplies they purchase and the area that is cleaned. Discussion was had. The Town will help supply toilet paper and paper towels for the public bathroom that is a common bathroom and Lisa will check with the cleaning person to work out a cleaning day on Mondays.
Clerk Schneider gave the clerk’s report and treasurer’s report.
Mayor Claar gave the public works report.
Council discussed repairing the 2015 Dodge Durango or purchasing a new police vehicle. Chief Bryant provided two proposals for a new vehicle. Fremont Motors in Douglas had a 2022 Durango for $32,000, plus an additional $10,000 to equip the vehicle, with a trade in value of $5000 and the second proposal was from Bob Ruwart Motors in Wheatland for $41,000, plus and additional $10,000 to equip the vehicle with a trade in value of $6,000. Council stated they would also like to see if it is possible to trade in both the 2015 Dodge Durango and 2012 Dodge Durango to see what the value would be. They asked Chief Bryant to report back to them at the next council meeting.
Heath Turbiville updated the Council on the Town’s projects.
Councilman Glenn presented a contract from Collins Communications for a cell dialer addition for the fire hall and the fire alarm system monitoring system. Currently, the system is failing that goes through RT. There are calls that go off constantly in the night to those on the call list. The cost is $1,140 for the install and $41.00 monthly for the monitoring fees. Councilman Petersen motioned to approve the contract with Collins Communication and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Chief Bryant stated he received a request to have the Crook County Coroner’s vehicle parked in the sally port when the vehicle is not used. Council agreed to allow the vehicle to be parked in the town hall sally port when not used.
Clerk Schneider read Ordinance 4 -2021 into record on 2nd reading:
AN ORDINACE AMENDING AND RESTATING IN ITS ENTIRETY TITLE 12, CHAPTER 1 (MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC) OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT, WYOMING
Councilman Smith motioned to approve Ordinance 4-2021 on 2nd Reading and Councilman Glenn seconded. Discussion was had on striking paragraph E. All Ayes, motion carried.
Councilman Petersen motioned to move into Executive Session at 8:05 pm and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
The regular meeting of the council reconvened at 8:21 pm with no action taken.
Councilman Petersen motioned to adjourn at 8:21 pm and Councilman Glenn seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clell Claar, Mayor
Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer
LIST 2021 #2
307 REALTY TEAM-CMA, 104 N BIG HORN,$400.00; AFLAC-EMPLOYEE PD INS-$995.44; ACTION LOCK & KEY-LAGOON KEYS, $90.96; BLACK HILLS ENERGY-NATURAL GAS,$211.28; BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD-MEDICAL INSURANCE, $15,597.00; CITY OF GILLETTE-WATER BASE RATE,$92.50; CLARK, JODI-MILEAGE-WAMCAT-CASPER-$180.88; CONNALLY, JESSE-CLEANING CONTRACT, $600.00; CRANSTON ELECTRIC-LIGHT POST REPLACEMENT ON MAIN, $10,546.85;CURRY GARAGE DOOR INSTALL (TRYING) & PROGRAM REMOTES-$1,080.00; DELTA DENTAL-DENTAL INSURANCE,$1,064.00; ENERGY LABS-WATER & SEWER TESTING, $990.00; GOOD ELECTRIC-HEATER IN SHOP,$902.44; GREAT WEST-DEFERRED COMP-EMPLOYEE PAID, $930.00; GW REPAIR LLC-OIL CHANGE-A/C REPAIR-PARTS & RECHARGE;$388.00; HAWKINS-CHEMICALS,$1,641.13; HDR-HOURLY LF,$3,611.25; HOME DEPOT-WATER SUPPLIES, $746.42; IRS-9/15/21, $3,253.03; INCOLN FINANCIAL-EMPLOYEE LIFE INSURANCE, $36.00; LOW VOLTAGE INTEGRATORS-FIRE ALARM MONITORS, $480.00; PAYROLL-09/15/21, $18,307.28; POWDER RIVER ENERGY-ELECTRICITY, $11,267.58; RAMKOTA HOTEL-WAMCAT-3 NIGHTS-CLARK,$267.00; SINCLAIR-C/O FROM SEPT#1 B/L-PD FUEL, $495.19; SLATTERY ENTERPRISES-HANDI-CAP-WESTVIEW, $169.64; SUNDANCE LAW-ATTORNEY FEES,$3,353.00; TRACY MOTORS-SPINDLE & SPACER, $585.74; VALLI-MONTHLY ONLINE SUPPORT,$75.00;VAN HORN, KRISTI-MTC CLEANING CONTRACT, $1,100.00; VISA-STAMPS, LANDFILL TRAINING, SUPPLIES, KAREO, $1,426.89; VSP-VISION INSURANCE, $174.75; WC SUPPORT-EMPLOYEE DEDUCTION, $409.56; WYOMING RETIREMENT-SEPT, $12,000.00; WYOMING WATER QUALITY-ELLIOTT & GREEN CONFERENCE ,$680.00; WYOMING WATER SOLUTIONS-WATER, $23.50; TOTAL $92,474.63
Publish: September 30, 2021