Town of Moorcroft
January 13, 2022
Town of Moorcroft
Regular Meeting of the Council
Monday, January 11, 2021
Town Council Present: Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn, Councilmen Austin Smith, Dale Petersen, Paul Smoot
Absent: Mayor Clell Claar
Town Representatives Present: Police Chief Bill Bryant, Attorney Pat Carpenter, Public Works Director Cory Allison and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville
Councilman Petersen motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Councilman Smoot seconded. Discussion was had on the billing for the SCADA and insurance coverage. All ayes, motion carried.
Cory discussed the public works report. He presented quotes to the Council for asphalt. Discussion was had on alternatives to get it in the Rapid area. Cory will get information from more local areas. Discussion was also had on the IPADs. Cory stated with the new water system they are using they can utilize the Ipads in conjunction with the radio read systems. Cory is requesting his be with both cellular and wifi and the remaining of the Ipads with just wifi. Discussion was had if the keyboard and the higher GB were necessary and if the one for the landfill attendant is necessary. Cory stated the keyboard will protect them and the high GB will work for the department to use on the GIS system. Councilman Petersen motioned to approve the purchase of 4 IPAD Air 10 at $1177.00 each, which includes IPAD, pencil and keyboard for the public works department employees and 1 IPAD Pro for the director that has both cellular and wifi for $1877.00 purchasing all through Apple and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Cory discussed the permitting at the landfill and the letter that he and the Council just received on the violations. He stated that a scraper work is needed to help stockpile dirt. He obtained a quote for 3 days for $9000 which would include the operator. Councilman Glenn stated that currently the cover pile is too far away. The extra dirt would also assist in litter control at the landfill. Cory was instructed to do some research as to where this expense line item this would be paid from. Weekly meetings on the landfill will also be required.
Discussion was had on the police radios and the quotes. Chief Bryant got two quotes as there are only two authorized dealers in the state. A quote was from ComTech was discussed further. The quote was for $11,346.81 from ComTech to be paid from grant funding. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the purchase of the radios for $11,346.81 and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Discussion was had on the vehicle upfitting for the new police car. Chief Bryant had presented the quote from CompTech for $12,378.50. Councilman Smith motioned to approve the quote from ComTec for $12,378.50 for the upfitting, for everything except the cage, to be paid from the Department Capital Expense WyoStar account and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Heath Turbiville update the Council on the responses on the landfill question. SLIB is accepting applications for the MRG grants. Applications are due in February.
Nancy Feehan updated the Council on the Starfish happenings and the update for revenues. She expressed her appreciation for the volunteers that have been helping at the Starfish.
Clerk Schneider had three resolutions in her report to be approved. Mayor Protem Glenn discussed Resolution 1-2022, Town Closures. Councilman Smith motioned to approve Resolution 1-2022, and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Mayor Protem Glenn discussed Resolution 2-2022, Town Appointments, as presented. Cindy Mosteller will be the town’s representative for the Promotion Joint Power Board. Councilman Petersen motioned to approve the appointment for the bank and the newspaper at this time and to further discuss the remaining appointments and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Mayor Protem Glenn stated that Resolution 3-2022, List of fees, needs to be further discussed to have sufficient time to go over the fees. This will be further discussed at a workshop along with the remaining appointments. The PREC franchise was presented for approval. Mayor ProTem Glenn would also like to go ahead table it to have time to discuss the agreement at a scheduled workshop. The Town’s Master Plan needs to be adopted. A workshop will be set up for next week to discuss all of the items tabled.
Councilman Petersen motioned to move into executive session at 7:30 pm to discuss personnel and Council Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
The meeting reconvened at 7:52 pm with no action taken.
With no further business to discuss, Councilman Petersen motioned the meeting at 7:58 pm and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Mayor Pro Tem Ben Glenn
Transcribed by Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer
DECEMBER BILL LIST 2021 #2
AFLAC-EMPLOYEE PAID INSURANCE, $995.44; BLACK HILLS ENERGY-NATURAL GAS,TH,SHOP,MTC & FIRE HALL, $1,430.18; BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD-MEDICAL INSURANCE, $16,078.00; BOBCAT OF GILLETTE-BASE CHARGE, $35.27; CBH-MUCK BOOTS-D ELLIOTT, $118.99; CITY OF GILLETTE-WATER BASE RATE, $92.50; DISTRICT CLERK-EMPLOYEE DEDUCTION, $429.56; COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGIES-RADIO WORK, $642.50; CONNALLY, JESSE-CLEANING CONTRACT, $600.00; CROOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFF-DISPATCH DEC, $1,900.00; DELTA DENTAL-DENTAL INSURANCE, $1,108.00; DIGITAL ALLY-2ND LEASE PAYMENT ON CAMERAS, $5,472.00; ENERGY LABS-WATER & SEWER TESTING, $685.00; GMHR-COAL,$1,854.60; GREAT WEST-DEFERRED COMP-EMPLOYEE PAID, $630.00; HDR-HOURLY-LANDFILL, $8,871.34; HOME DEPOT-SHOVELS & GARBAGE CANS, $187.86; INNOVATIVE TECH-MADISON SCADA, $2,643.17; IRS-12/22/21, $6,687.27; JP COOKE-ANIMAL TAGS, $108.00; LINCOLN FINANCIAL-EMPLOYEE LIFE INSURANCE, $36.00; MARCO-SERVICE CONTRACT- PD COPIER, $79.27; MG OIL-DIESEL & DYED, $1,725.40; MOORCROFT AREA CHAMBER-CHAMBER BUCKS, $275.00; PAYROLL-12/22/21, $20,219.72; POWDER RIVER ENERGY-ELECTRICITY, $11,034.91; QUILL.COM-OFFICE SUPPLIES, PD & CLERK, $590.09; RURAL COMM CONSULTING-MTC/COMMUNITY DEV STUDY FEE-COMPLETED, $33,090.00; SUNDANCE LAW-ATTORNEYS FEES, $4,890.00; TRACY MOTORS-OIL FILTERS #111, #104 & #500, $31.47; VALLI-MONTHLY ONLINE SUPPORT, $75.00; VAN HORN KRISTI-MTC CLEANING CONTRACT, $1,100.00; VISA-”OFFICE SUPPLIES,PD TRAINING & KAROE, $613.56; VSP-VISION INSURANCE, $166.49; WYOMING RETIREMENT-DECEMBER EMPLOYEE & VOLUNTEER, $8,757.01----THESE ARE ALREADY PAID. TOTAL “$130,827.98”
JANUARY 2022 BILL LIST #1
AT&T MOBILITY-CELL PHONES-POLICE & PW, $295.37; CARROT-TOP-FLAGS, $537.22; CASELLE-SOFTWARE SUPPORT, $598.00; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP-FUEL-LF,S&A, WTR, SWR, PW, MTC, AMB, FIRE, $2,596.74; COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS-ALARM MONITORING, $41.00; CROOK CO SHERIFF-DISPATCHING, $1,900.00; DIEHL’S-SUPPLIES, $46.08; FERGUSON-COMMAND LINK, $600.00; GILLETTE WINSUPPLY-P TRAP INSULATION, $104.78; GOOD ELECTRIC-2 BREAKERS AND LABOR-MTC, $137.99; HAWKINS-BOLT ASS’Y O RING, $280.00; IRS-1/6/2022, $6,736.88; LAD’S-REPAIRS ON UNIT 104, $355.70; MENARDS-SHELF FOR PD, $89.24; NORCO-CLEANING SUPPLIES, RENTALS, $487.42; ONE CALL OF WYOMING-2 LOCATES, $1.50; PAYROLL-1/6/2022, $19,921.65; PETTY CASH-POSTAGE & UTILITY BILLS, PW SUPPLIES, $241.46; QUALITY HARDWARE,PD, SHOP, LF, MTC, WTR, PW-SUPPLIES, $673.35; QUILL.COM-ENVELOPES, $298.86; RAILROAD MGMT-LICENSE FEE FOR SEWER ENCHROACHMENT, $978.58; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES, $406.61;SINCLAIR-PD FUEL, $902.95; TOP OFFICE PRODUCTS-COPIER CHARGES & LABEL TAPE, $179.86; TRACY MOTOR COMPANY-OIL FILTER REFILL INVENTORY, $20.98; WALMART-CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, MICROWAVE, PW SUPPLIES, $255.99; WESTERN WASTE-NOVEMBER COLLECTION, $11,669.00; WY NETWORK-WEBSITE DESIGN AND UPDATES, $25.00. TOTAL “$50,382.21”
Publish: January 13, 2022