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Council

 

November 11, 2021



Town of Moorcroft

Regular Meeting of the Council

Monday, November 8th, 2021

Town Council Present: Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn, Councilmen Austin Smith and Paul Smoot

Absent: Mayor Clell Claar and Councilman Dale Petersen

Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Attorney Pat Carpenter, Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public Works Director Cory Allison and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville

Discussion was had on November Bill List 1. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Councilman Smith seconded. Discussion was had on the bill to A to Z Chemicals. Councilman amended his motion to add the bill from A to Z Chemicals for $10,284.50 to the bill list and Councilman Smith amended his second. All ayes, motion carried.

Clerk Schneider stated there were two bids received for the purchase of a police car. Bob Ruwart motors submitted a bid for $34,649.65 for a 2022 MY Dodge Durango Police Pursuit, with a trade in value of $5,000 for the 2012 Dodge Durango bringing the total bid to $29,649.65. Clerk Schneider read the second bid received from Fremont Motor Company. The bid was for $37,134.00 for a 2022 Dodge Durango Pursuit all wheel drive SUV for $37,134.00, with a trade in value of $4,000 for the 2012 Dodge Durango, bringing the total bid to $33,134.00. Council stated to table until the next meeting where all the Council will be attending and to give Chief Bryant a chance to go over the bids in detail.

Clerk Schneider stated there was one bid for each garbage truck received. A bid for the 1994 Ford garbage truck was received from Western Waste for a bid amount of $2,500.00. Discussion was had. Councilman Smith motioned to accept the bid from Western Waste for the 1994 Ford garbage truck and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried. A bid for the 1999 Peterbuilt garbage truck was received from Western Waste for a bid amount of $5,000.00. Discussion was had. Councilman Smoot motioned to accept the bid from Western Waste for the 1999 Peterbuilt garbage truck and Councilman Smoot second. All ayes, motion carried. Discussion was had that the proceeds will go back into the landfill account.

Clerk Schneider requested to amend Resolution 3-2021 as there was an incorrect date on closures. Councilman Smoot motion to amend the Resolution, with changes, and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider requested to transfer funds from the WyoStar department head capital expenditure account for $3,527.49 into the police office supplies/computer line item for the purchase of the new copier for the police department. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the transfer and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider stated the Town was awarded the TAP grant for pathway planning in the amount of $120,000 with the Town matching $30,000. She stated the grant match could come from the specific purpose tax funds as it is infrastructure. Councilman Smith motioned to take the grant match from the specific purpose funds for the grant match and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Cory Allison went over his written public works report. He requested to have North Little Horn removed from the snow route. Since this is set by Resolution, it will be brought to the next meeting for an amendment.

Chief Bryant updated the council on the police department. He discussed the recent fire on Cheyenne. Discussion was had and Attorney Carpenter will draft a letter to the homeowner.

Heath updated the Council on the Town’s projects. Discussion was had on the three-panel replacement on Park Street and what Hot Iron is purposing for the replacement. The cost is $2,600 and the Town is only being charged for the concrete. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the cost to replace the three panels for $2,600, to be taken from the streets/alley budget and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Councilman Smith motioned to go into Executive Session at 7:49 pm to discuss personnel and land acquisition and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Council Glenn stated the regular meeting of the Council reconvened at 8:57 pm. With no action taken, Councilman Smith motioned to adjourn at 8:57 pm and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Ben Glenn, Mayor Pro Tem

ATTEST:

Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer

NOVEMBER BILL LIST #1

ADVANCE AUTO PARTS-OIL FILTER, OIL, BATTERY, & FUSE KIT,395.75; AT & T MOBILITY-CELL PHONES-POLICE & PW & HOTSPOTS,$253.19; CASELLE-SOFTWARE SUPPORT, $598.00; CBH-BOG BOOTS & BLADES, $256.16; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP-LF,SWR,PW,STREETS & PARKS, AMB, $2,414.81; COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS-CELL DIALER INSTALLATION, $1,181.00; HAWKINS-CHEMICALS & CYLINDERS, $1,073.13; HDR ENGINEERING-PAY REQUEST #16 REIMBURSEMENT, $10,436.74; INNOVATIVE TECH SOLUTIONS-REPLACE BATTERY, $771.00; IRS-10/27/2021, $6,410.71; KOMATSU-REPAIR ON COMPACTOR, $1,381.31; LIFE ASSIST-MEDICAL SUPPLIES,$525.72; MARCO-SHARP COLOR COPIER FOR PD,$3,527.49; NORCO-CLEANING SUPPLIES, RENTALS, $284.27; OMEGA COMPUTER-USB 128 GB,$29.00; ON SOLVE-CODE RED, $1,677.38; PAYROLL-10/27/2021, $18,940.21; PETTY CASH-POSTAGE & UTILITY BILLS,$175.14; PMIC-SHIPPING & 2022 ICD BOOK FOR AMB, $125.57; QUALITY HARDWARE-”MTC, PARKS, SHOP, LF & SHOP, $658.35;QUILL.COM-OFFICE SUPPLIES, $269.90; RAMKOTA-5 NIGHTS, GREEN & ELLIOTT, WATER CONFERENCE, $680.00; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES, $327.96; SINCLAIR-PD FUEL,$810.66; TOP OFFICE PRODUCTS-COPY CHARGES, $155.80; WALMART-KITCHEN SUPPLIES, $71.77; WESTERN WASTE-OCT COLLECTION, $11,523.00; WYO OFFICE OF EMS-AMBULANCE LICENSE, $20.00; WY NETWORK-WEBSITE DESIGN AND UPDATES, $25.00. TOTAL “$64,603.27”

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