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Council

 

July 28, 2022



Town of Moorcroft

Regular Meeting of the Council

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmen Austin Smith, Dusty Petz and Paul Smoot

Absent: Dale Petersen

Town Employees Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Police Chief Bill Bryant, 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 requested that Resolution 9-2022 be amended to Resolution 7-2022. Councilman Smith motioned to amend the Resolution and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes. Clerk Schneider stated she received a request to waive fees for the MTC. Lisa Lovett, Weston County Children’s Center, was present and stated they would like to use the rooms that were previously rented for development screenings on August 25th & 26th and to request to waive the fees as this is a free service. Councilman Smith motioned to approve the use and to waive the fees for the dates of screening and Council and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider updated the council on the status of the splash park grant application.

Chief Bryant discussed the status of the new police vehicle. He stated he has a candidate for the vacant officer position. Council would like a formal interview and Councilman Petz and Councilman Smoot will sit in on the interviews. Chief Bryant will schedule the interview.

Heath Turbiville discussed the bike path project that was discussed in a workshop prior to the meeting. Councilman Smoot motioned to schedule a public meeting on September 12th at 6:00 pm and Councilman Petersen seconded. All ayes.

Clerk Schneider presented Ordinance 7-2022 on 2nd reading; 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 Smith motioned to approve Ordinance 7-2022 on 2nd reading and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Discussion was had on the town lots on Big Horn Avenue and to readvertise a bid. Clerk Schneider will put the bid together and send to Council for approval prior to advertising.

Councilman Smith motioned to move into Executive Session at 7:43 pm to discuss personnel and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

With no further business to discuss, Councilman Smoot motioned to adjourn at 8:30 pm and Councilman Petz seconded.

Ben Glenn, Mayor

ATTEST:

Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer

JULY BILL LIST 2022 #3

AFLAC-EMPLOYEE PAID INSURANCE, $971.76;APPLIED CONCEPTS-INC, NEW CABLES FOR NEW CAR & REPLACEMENT CABLES, $574.00; BLACK HILLS ENERGY,NATURAL GAS, TH, SHOP, MTC & FIRE HALL,$186.91; BLUE CROSSE/BLUE SHIELD-MEDICAL INSURANCE, $14,492.00; BOB RUWART MOTORS-2022 DODGE DURANGO WITH SERVICE PLAN, $32,944.65; CASELLE-SOFTWARE SUPPORT, $616.00; CITY OF GILLETTE-BASE CHARGE,$93.50; CONNALLY,JESSE-CLEANING CONTRACT, $600.00; CONTRACTOR’S SUPPLY-PARTS FOR SPRINKLERS, $891.84; CROOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S-DISPATCH, $1,900.00; DELTA DENTAL-EMPLOYEE DENTAL INSURANCE, $982.00; GO DADDY-WEBSITE HOSTING ANNUAL, $143.76; GREAT WEST-DEFERRED COMP-EMPLOYEE PAID, $630.00; HOME DEPOT-PARKS SUPPLIES, $113.76; INNOVATIVE TECH-CORINE PUMP FIX, $435.90; IRS-07/20/22, $6,218.05; LAD’S-UNIT 1000 REPAIR, $1,284.39; LIFE ASSIST-MEDICAL SUPPLIES, $104.34; LINCOLN FINANCIAL-EMPLOYEE LIFE INSURANCE, $31.50; MARCO-POLICE COPIER, $93.95; MG OIL-FUEL, $2,749.23; NORCO-OXYGEN-EMS, $162.53; PAYROLL-07/20/22, $19,007.67; POWDER RIVER ENERGY-ELECTRICITY, $10,033.13; QUILL-DESK AND OFFICE SUPPLIES, $343.25; SUNDANCE LAW-ATTORNEY FEES, $2,850.00; USDA-LOAN #01 $70,555 & LOAN #03 $44,075, $114,630.00; VALLI-MONTHLY MAINTANCE ONLINE PAY, $75.00; VAN HORN, KRISTI-MTC CLEANING CONTRACT, $1,100.00; VSP-VISION INSURANCE, $140.40; WAM-MEMBERSHIP-2023, $1,323.00; WYO DEPT OF REVENUE-SALES TAX-STARFISH, $168.58; WYO NETWORK-WEBSITE DESIGN & UPDATE, $25.00; WYO RETIREMENT-JUNE EMPLOYEE & VOLUNTEER, $7,835.00; WYO WATER SOLUTION-WATER, $29.80.TOTAL “ $223,780.90 “

Publish: July 28, 2022

 
 

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