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Council

 

March 16, 2023



Town of

Moorcroft

Regular Meeting of the Council

Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Council Members Dale Petersen, Austin Smith, Bob Stewart and Heidi Humpal

Town Representatives Present: Deputy Clerk Jodi Clark, 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. Roll

Call was taken. All present.

Councilmember Petersen motioned to approve the consent agenda without the Bill Lists, Councilmember Stewart seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Councilmember Petersen motioned to approve Bill List 1 discussion was had with Councilmember Stewart seconding. All ayes with Councilman Smith abstaining due to conflict of interest. Motion carried. Councilmember Smith motioned to approve Bill List 2, Councilmember Stewart 2nd, All ayes with Mayor Glenn abstained due to conflict of interest. Motion carried.

Anita Beth Irving was present to inquire about sewer possibly freezing at her residence and the water and ice pooling on Powder River Ave.

Elaine Buckmiller, Member of Moorcroft Area Chamber of Commerce presented the information on the Moorcroft Safety and Business Expo, May 13, 2023, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. She asked if the town would be interested in being involved in the events that day. Cory stated they could possibly do a demonstration of the vac truck. The Chamber has planned to cancel the cleanup for the town. Mayor Glenn stated the town would like to see it happen and they would work with the chamber to make it happen.

Kelly Donahue gave a report on the fire department and would like to invite the Council and employees to a Fire Department Appreciation Dinner, May 31st. She also thanked the Council for the equipment that the town has purchased on their behalf.

Deputy Clerk Clark gave the Clerk’s report.

Director of Public Works reported that the snow has been the main concern. He will have 2 going the Rural Water Conference for classes in April.

Chief Bryant reported they are holding interviews on Friday. Town received approval for a grant to purchase radios for the fire department and the police department.

Heath Turbiville, HDR Engineer, updated the Council that it is now open at the state for Letters of Interest for Bike Path Funding. The deadline is the 15th of April.

Brad McKee with K.A.R.E updated the council with the progress of the EMS department. He presented a list of items to order to get the medical supplies up to date. Councilmember Humpal motioned to approve the purchase of the items that are highlighted on the item list that was received from Brad in the amount of $4,526.57. Councilmember Stewart 2nd. All ayes. Motion carried.

Councilmember Petersen motioned to allow Pinnacle Bank to use the Town’s building as a designated facility in the event of an emergency or disaster. Councilmember Smith 2nd. All ayes, motion carried.

Councilmember Stewart motioned to approve the ambulance billing service agreement with West Med. Councilmember Smith 2nd. All ayes, motion carried.

Councilmember Smith motioned to hold the after-prom party at the Public Safety Building, Councilmember Humpal 2nd, Councilmember Smith, aye, Councilmember Humpal aye, Councilmember Petersen, nay, Councilmember Stewart, nay, motion died to lack of a super majority vote.

Councilmember Smith motioned to approve the after-prom party to be held in the Town Hall garage if they would like to use it. Councilmember Humpal 2nd. All ayes motion carried.

Councilmember Petersen would like to request that the MTC funding be listed under old business at the next meeting.

Councilman Petersen motioned to go into Executive Session at 9:08 pm to discuss personnel, Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Regular meeting of the Council reconvened at 9:25 pm. No action was taken. Councilman Petersen motioned to adjourn at 9:26 pm and Councilman Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Ben Glenn, Mayor

ATTEST:

Jodi Clark, Deputy Clerk

MARCH 2023 BILL LIST #1

307 SECURITY-MOVING CAMERA-TEEN ROOM TO GYM ENTRANCE, $721.70; AFLAC-EMPLOYEE PAID INS/CARRY OVER FROM FEB $62.92, $1,097.60; ADVANCE AUTO-OIL, FILTER, U JOINT, ANTIFREEZE, $222.05; AT&T-PHONE CHARGES, $302.38; BLACK HILLS ENERGY-NATURAL GAS-TH, SHOP, MTC, FH, $879.94; BC/BS-EMPLOYEE MEDICAL INS, $16,499.00; BOBCAT OF GILLETTE-HYDRAULIC TRANS FLUID, $242.60; BROWN, BRUCE-MILEAGE, $223.22; CASEY TENKE TRUCKING-COAL DELIVERY, $1,962.28; CITY OF GILLETTE-BASE CHARGE-FEB & MAR, $187.00; CDS SUPPLIES-MTC SUPPLIES, $127.79; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP-FUEL-LF, PW, EMS, WAT, WW, MTC & ST & ALLY, PD, $2,270.80; CONNALLY,JESSE-CLEANING CONTRACT, ADDTL FLOOR CLEANING, $800.00; CONTRACTORS SUPPLY-WATER SUPPLIES, $213.30; CROOK CO SHERIFF’S OFFICE-DISPATCH, $3,800.00; DIGITAL-ALLEY-1 YEAR CONTRACT PAYMENT-BOD CAM, $4,999.00; DELTA DENTAL-DENTAL INS-EMPLOYEE, $1,093.00; DONAHUE,KELLY-REIMBURSE SUPPLIES, $146.83; ENERGY LABS-WATER & SEWER TESTING, CCR REPORT, $3,109.00; FERGUSON WATERWORKS-METERS & RETURN METER TAILS, $758.73; FULLER CONSTRUCTION-SIDE DUMP-SNOW REMOVAL, $2,700.00; GREAT WEST-DEFERRED COMP, $630.00; GW REPAIR-OIL CHANGE 22 DURANGO, $163.50; HAUCK ELECTRIC & CONTROLS-SERVICE CALL @ LAGOON, $929.49; HAWKINS-CHEMICALS, $1,738.03; HDR-HOURLY,TAP GRANT,PR WATER(REIMBURSABLE), $54,646.63; HEPNER-ADAPTERS FOR METER PITS, $196.00; HOME DEPOT-MTC, $215.28; HONNEN EQUIPMENT-TOOTH & BOLT, $113.71; IRS-2/1/23 & 2/15/23, $11,760.97; K.A.R.E.-CONSULTATION FEES-2/17 TO 3/17, $2,700.00; DEANNA LASSGARD, MD-EMS PROFESSIONAL LIABTY INS-MED DIRECTOR, $4,056.30; LINCOLN FINANCIAL-EMPLOYEE LIFE INS, $33.75; MARCO-PD COPIER, $88.49; NORCO-MTC CLEANING, CYLINDER RENTAL PW CLEANING, $683.49; OMEGA COMPUTERS-8GB DDR4 RAM, $69.00;ONE CALL OF WYO-TICKETS FOR FEB, $9.75; PAYROLL-2/1/&2/15,$36,541.97; PETTY CASH-UTILITY BILLS, POSTAGE-CLERKS, $345.84; POWDER RIVER ENERGY-ELECTRICITY, $10,792.28; QUILL-OFFICE SUPPLIES, $61.29; RADAR SHOP-RECERTIFYING 2 RADARS, $182.00; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES, $428.44; SUNDANCE LAW-LEGAL FEES, $2,016.00; SUNDANCE TIMES-ADVERTISING, $421.50; TEAM LAB-AQUASTAR, $940.00; TOP OFFICE PRODUCTS-COPIES-CLERK, $74.90; TORGERON’S LLC-SKIDSTEER, $32,400.00; TRACY MOTORS-HYDRAULIC OIL, FILTERS, 2 STROKE, BOOT SCRAPER, $489.24; VAN HORN,KRISTY-MTC CLEANING, $1,100.00; VISA-OFFICE SUPPLIES, WAM, KAREO, SUPPLIES, $2,428.59; VSP-VISION INS, $159.09; WALMART-SUPPLIES, $48.41; WESTERN WASTE-JAN COLLECTION, $10,898.00; WOLF MOUNTAIN COAL-COAL, $1,791.24; WYOMING FIRST AID & SAFETY SUPPLY-SHOP & TH MED CABINETS UPDATED, $140.11; WYOMING NETWORK-WEBSITE DESIGN AND UPDATES (FEB & MAR), $50.00; WYO STATE FIRE ASSOCIATION-2023 ANNUAL DUES, $75.00; WYOMING WATER SOLUTIONS-WATER, $36.45. TOTAL $221,810.96

MARCH 2023 BILL LIST 2 GLENN CONSTRUCTION-CAMERA INSTALLATION, $904.59

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