April 14, 2022
Town of Moorcroft
Regular Meeting of the Council
Monday, April 11th, 2022
Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmen Dale Petersen, Austin Smith, Dusty Petz and Paul Smoot
Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Attorney Pat Carpenter, Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public Works Director Cory Allison and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville
Mayor Glenn called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider stated the Annual Clean Up day will either be May 5th or May 12th this year. She asked the Town planned to have the “free landfill day” again. Council agreed to allow the “free landfill day” on the date that is set for town residents that present their utility bill at the landfill. All white goods such as air conditioners or refrigerators will require town hall to pay for the certification tag prior to it being picked up. Public works will have a yard waste pile set up for residents. All landfill restrictions will apply. Clerk Schneider asked for another budget meeting to be set. The next budget meeting will be April 21st at 6:00 pm. Clerk Schneider updated council with upcoming meetings and closures.
Attorney Carpenter had the final copy of the handbook ready. There was discussion on call back time and the minimum time allowed. Council agrees to allow 1 hour minimum if called out for town business.
Public Works Director Allison gave the public works report. He stated his department will continue to jet lines, as weather permits. He updated the council on his departments’ upcoming trainings. He presented information for the repair on the 2021 Dodge from the accident that happened. Discussion was had on the estimates and deductible. Cy’s Repair quoted $3800 for the parts and repair of the vehicle. Councilman Smith motioned to accept Cy’s Repair quote for $3800 to repair the 2021 Dodge and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motioned carried.
Chief Bryant discussed the upcoming 307 Teen Challenge on May 11th. He requested the street to be closed during this time. Clerk Schneider will make signs and do a code red notifying residents of the closure of the MTC on this date. Councilman Smoot motioned to close South Little Horn from Converse to Johnson and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Heath updated the council on the town’s projects. Discussion was had on the SOI for the upcoming construction funding through WyoDot TAP program. The SOI is due this Friday. Councilman Smith motioned to move forward with the SOI and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider read Ordinance 2-2022 on 3rd and final reading:
ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 1-316 (b) OF CHAPTER 3, TITLE 1 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT, WYOMING 1979 TO PROVIDE THE DISCRETIONARY FORMATION OF THE MOORCROFT TOWN CENTER:
Councilman Smoot motioned to approve Ordinance 2-2022 on 3rd and final reading and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider read Ordinance 3-2022 on 2nd reading:
ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING CONTINUATION OF THE ONE PERCENT (1%) EXCISE TAX IMPOSED UPON RETAIL SALES OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, ADMISSIONS AND SERVICES, AND IMPOSED UPON SALES AND STORAGE, USE AND CONSUMPTION OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, IN CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING.
Councilman Smith motioned to approve Ordinance 3-2022 on 2nd reading and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Councilman Petersen motioned to move into executive session at 7:59 pm to discuss possible litigation and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
The regular meeting of the council reconvened at 8:10 pm pm with no action taken.
With no further business to discuss, Councilman Petersen motioned to adjourn at 8:15 pm and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Ben Glenn, Mayor
Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer
APRIL 2022 BILL LIST #1
CAMPBELL COUNTY HEALTH-3 CPR CARDS-CLERKS, $57.00; CASELLE-SOFTWARE SUPPORT, $598.00; CLARK,JODI-MILEAGE-CASPER-WAMCAT, $195.39; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP, SWR, PW, MTC, AMB, WTR, ST & ALLEYS, $3,207.85; COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS-ALARM MONITORING & FIRE TAHOE RADIO, $691.00; CRANSTON ELECTRIC-SHOP-COMPRESSOR, LIFT & DOOR-$1,704.96; CROOK CO SHERIFF’S OFFICE-DISPATCH SERVICES,$1,900.00; ENERGY LABS-LAGOON AND WATER, $762.00; GMHR-COAL, $2,313.85; IRS-3/30/2022, $5,908.71; NORCO-RENTALS-CLEANING TH & MTC,PW, $754.18; OASIS-FIRE ANT & INSECT DEHYDRATOR, $632.68; PAYROLL-3/30/2022; $18,171.58; PETTY CASH-UTILITY BILLS, POSTAGE-CLERKS, $241.45; POSITIVE PROMOTIONS, AMBULANCE OPEN HOUSE ITEMS, $468.19; QUALITY HARDWARE-SHOP, STREETS, PD, LANDFILL, MTC, $832.31; QUILL-IPAD PROTECTORS, $184.95; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES, $396.78; SERVICE INDUSTRIES-DRAIN AWAY, $499.75; SINCLAIR-POLICE FUEL, FEB & MARCH “$1,660.28” SUMMIT FIRE PROTECTION “FIRE EXTINQUISHERS-WTR, SWR, TH, MTC, PARKS, SH, $3,530.00; SUNDANCE TIMES-ADVERTISING, $1,237.50; TRACY MOTORS SUPPLIES- LANDFILL COMPACTOR, $704.80; WAM-CONFERENCE, GLENN, SCHNEIDER, CLARK, $975.00; WAMCAT-CASELLE TRAINING-RIVERTON, 3 CLERKS, $450.00; WESTERN WASTE-MARCH COLLECTION, $11,759.00; WHITE ENERGY MOTORS-2005 TAHOE SERVICE-FIRE, $1,029.50; WYO DEQ-LANDFILL CLOSURE PREMIUM, $2,868.20; WY NETWORK-WEBSITE DESIGN AND UPDATES-$25.00; WYO SLIB-DW #224 PAYMENT, $15,466.18; WYO T2 CENTER-UNIVERSITY-LPA CONFERENCE-TAP GRANT, $190.00. TOTAL”$79,416.09”
Mayor Ben Glenn
Councilmen Dale Petersen, Austin Smith, Dusty Petz and Paul Smoot
Publish: April 14, 2022