July 14, 2022
Town of Moorcroft
Regular Meeting of the Council
Monday, July 11th, 2022
Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmen Dale Petersen, Austin Smith and Paul Smoot
Absent: Dusty Petz
Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public Works Director Cory Allison and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville
Krissy Hinkhouse was present to discuss the use of the MTC gym and library for the Bubba Elliott fundraiser on July 30th, 2022. She is requesting the fees to be waived and stated there are several events for the day. Food will be served in the gym. There will be a cash bar with Deere Haven catering. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the use of the requested rooms, waiving the fees, and for food to be served in the gym and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider presented the catering permit request from Deere Haven for the Bubba Elliott event at the MTC on July 30th, 2022. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the catering permit and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Bill List 1, removing Omega Computers for discussion and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider stated Tom Mills, Omega Computers, has provided IT services for the town for quite some time and prior the agreement, the town was billed an hourly rate. Clerk Schneider contracted Omega Computer several years ago and an agreement is received each year. She stated Tom Mills provides all the IT services for each department and does a great job. Discussion was had on other contracts/agreements the town has and the Council would like to look at the agreements annually prior to being on the bill list. Clerk Schneider will provide agreements for the Council in the month of June prior to the new fiscal year in the future. Councilman Petersen motioned to approve the bill for Omega Computers for $2400 for IT support and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve Bill List 2 and Councilman Petersen seconded. Mayor Glenn abstained due to conflict of interest. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider presented Resolution 8-2022, A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2021-22 BUDGET. Councilman Smith motioned to approve Resolution 8-2022 and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider presented Resolution 9-2022, A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL FUNDING THROUGH THE TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM ADIMINSTERED BY THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE ADA IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve Resolution 9-2022 and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Director Allison went over his departmental report. Discussion was had on the landfill hours for yard waste and dead animal pit. He stated the new landfill hours will be Tuesday and Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm and they will continue to open the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 am to noon. Councilman Petersen requested that Director Allison create a flyer with information on what can be disposed in the landfill as well as the C & D pit.
Chief Bryant updated the Council with his departmental report and stated he has received the new police car.
Discussion was continued on the investment fees at the mobile home parks. Council stated they are working on revising the Ordinances for water and sewer investment fees at this time. Discussion of charging all spaces 50% of the investment fees whether occupied or vacant was discussed.
Clerk Schneider presented the amended Ordinance for garbage;Ordinance 7-2022, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 18-109 OF CHAPTER 1, TITLE 18 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT, WYOMING, 1979; PROVIDING DISCOUNT FOR LOW INCOME DISABLED PERSONS AND LOW INCOME PERSONS SIXTY-FIVE OF AGE OR OLDER; AND TO SET FEES BY RESOLUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve Ordinance 7-2022 on 1st reading and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Councilman Smith motioned to go into executive session to discuss personnel at 8:10 pm and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
The regular meeting of the council reconvened at 8:20 pm with no action taken. With no further business to discuss, Councilman Petersen motioned to adjourn at 8:20 pm and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Ben Glenn, Mayor
Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer
JULY 2022 BILL LIST #1
AT&T-PHONE CHARGES, $294.95; BLUE MEDIA-CRIMINAL & TRAFFIC LAW BOOKS, $85.75; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP-FUEL-LF, PW, AMB, ST & ALYS, $3,128.92; COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS-ALARM MONITORING, 41.00; DIEHL'S-SUPPLIES, $31.55; FERGUSON-METERS, $5,864.30; GROSSENBURG IMPLEMENT-V BELT, $48.43; HAWKINS-CHLORINE & CYCLINDERS, $1,761.25; IRS-7/6/2022, $5,607.09; LEXIS NEXIS/MATHEW BENDER-STATUTE AND COURT RULES, $624.93; LGLP, MEMBERSHIP WITH LIABILITY INS, $5,117.00; LOWES ROOFING-REPAIR-MTC LIBRARY ROOF, $1,310.20; MENARDS-SUPPLIES, $46.00; NORCO-RENTALS, OXYGEN, $547.17; OMEGA COMPUTERS-2023 IT CONTRACT, $2,400.00; OMNIGO SOFTWARE-REPORTING SOFTWARE-PD, $3,377.97; ONE CALL OF WYOMING-LOCATE TICKETS, $18.00; PAYROLL-7/6/2022, $17,234.72; PETTY CASH-UTILITY BILLS, POSTAGE-CLERKS, $345.46; QUALITY HARDWARE-SHOP, PD, WATER, CEMETARY & PARK SUPPLIES, $828.32; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES, $402.26; ROCKY MOUNTAIN INFORMATION- MEMBERSHIP, $50.00; SUNDANCE TIMES-ADVERTISING, $918.00; TEAM LAB-HARTY-FERTILIZER, $10,075.00; TOP OFFICE PRODUCTS-COPY CHARGES, $86.39; VAN DIEST SUPPLY, EVOLUER 4-4 ULV, $362.50; VISA-KAREO, MISC SUPPLIES, $666.27; WALMART-SUPPLIES, $41.00; WAMCAT-3 MEMBERSHIP, SCHNEIDER, CONNALLY, CLARK, $225.00; W.A.R.M. PROPERTY INS-PROPERTY INS, $27,606.83; WESTERN WASTE-JUNE COLLECTION, $12,154.00; WY DOT-30 BOOKS OF CITATIONS-PD, $44.29. TOTAL $102,071.55
JULY 2022 BILL LIST # 2
GLENN CONDTRUCTION- AERATE PARKS & MTC, REPAIR ON WELL X 2, $4,707.71