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Council

 

August 25, 2022



Town of Moorcroft

Regular Meeting of the Council

Monday, August 22, 2022

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

Town Representatives 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. Roll Call was taken.

Heidi Humpal was present to request waiving or reducing the deposit for garbage for her tenants at the Diamond Mobile Home park. Discussion was had on the current garbage fees. The tenants will be putting the garbage service in their name with Heidi paying the water and sewer fees. Councilman Smoot motioned to amend Resolution 3-2022, to change deposits to $50.00 for garbage deposits and $100 for water and sewer for new customers and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Councilman Petersen motioned to amend the Consent Agenda, adding August Bill List 3, and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Clerk Schneider read the clerk’s report and gave the treasurer’s report.

Discussion was had on the public work’s report. The purchase of tires was tabled until three quotes can be received.

Heath updated the Council with the Town’s projects. Discussion was had on the land swap and the pinning at the cemetery. The public meeting for the feasibility of the bike patch is scheduled for 6:00 on September 12th, prior to the next scheduled council meeting.

Clerk Schneider read two Ordinances into record on second reading:

Ordinance 5-2022; AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECION 25-602(a)OF CHAPTER 6, TITLE 25 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT, WYOMING 1979 TO INCREASE MONTHLY BASE WATER RATE AND ADDITIONAL WATER RATE ANNUALLY BY TWO PERCENT (2%) COMMENCING THE FIRST BILLING PERIOD IN JULY EACH YEAR; AND TO SET FEES BY RESOLUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Discussion was had on revising the Ordinance to read in paragraph 4, under section 1, that single metered mobile home parks rates and investment fees shall be set by Resolution. Councilman Smoot motioned to approve Ordinance 5-2022, on 2nd reading and Councilman Petz seconded. All ayes, motioned carried.

Ordinance 6-2022; AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 25-602(a)OF CHAPTER 6, TITLE 25 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT, WYOMING 1979 TO INCREASE MONTHLY BASE WATER RATE AND ADDITIONAL WATER RATE ANNUALLY BY TWO PERCENT (2%) COMMENCING THE FIRST BILLING PERIOD IN JULY EACH YEAR; AND TO SET FEES BY RESOLUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Discussion was had on revising the Ordinance to read in paragraph 2, under section 1, that single metered mobile home parks rates and investment fees shall be set by Resolution. Councilman Petersen motioned to approve Ordinance 6-2022, on 1st reading and Councilman Smoot seconded. All ayes, motioned carried.

Garbage service fees were discussed, and the cost of the transporting is costing more. Mayor Glenn stated there will be future discussions on this issue.

Councilman Petersen motioned to move into Executive Session at 7:51 pm to discuss personnel and Councilman Smith 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 Smith seconded. All ayes, motioned.

Ben Glenn, Mayor

ATTEST:

Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer

AUGUST BILL LIST 2022 #3

BLACK HILLS ENERGY-NAT GAS, TH, SHOP, MTC&FH, $188.25; BLAKEMAN PROPANE-PROPANE, $29.24; CASELLE-SOFTWARE SUPT, $616.00; CITY OF GILLETTE-B CHARGE, $93.50; CONNALLY, JESSE-CLEAN CONTRACT, $600.00;CONTRACTOR’S SUPPLY-PARKS, MTC, $205.94; CR CO SHERIFF’S-DISPATCH, $1,900.00; DIEHL’S-GAS & SUPPLIES, $72.33; GW REPAIR-BLOWER MOTOR-REPLACED #18, $499.24; HARRIS COMPUTER SERV-UTILITY FORMS, $287.33; HOME DEPOT, WEED EATER, SHELVING UNIT, BATTER Y,LINE ,SIGNS, $642.95; INNOVATIVE TECH-LOG ME IN FEE, HOURLY SRV 120, MADISON, $938.69; IRS-08/17/22, $5,876.40; LOW VOLTAGE INTEGRATORS-FIRE ALARM MONITORING-LAGOON, $480.00; MARCO-POLICE COPIER, $75.90; MG OIL-FUEL, $1,911.84; MOTAROLA-RADIOS, $11,346.81; NORCO-CLEANING SUP,GAS&LENSES, $278.27; PAYROLL, 08/17/22, $17,771.02; PREC-ELECTRICITY, $11,423.53; SINCLAIR-POLICE GAS, $1,168.14; SUNDANCE LAW-ATTORNEY FEES, $979.50; SUMMIT FIRE PROTECTION-MTC HOOD, $259.75; TEAM LAB-WIPE OUT GRAN HERB-2 PAILS, $1,092.00; VALLI-MNTHLY MAINT ONLINE PAY, $75.00; VAN HORN, KRISTI-MTC CLEANING CONTRACT, $1,100.00; VISA-MEALS,GO DADDY, CAR REPAIRS, KAREO, $968.22; WYOMING RETIREMENT-AUGUST, $8,000.00; WYOMING WATER SOLUTION-WATER, $22.35. TOTAL=$68,902.20

Publish: September 25, 2022

 
 

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