October 5, 2023
Town of Moorcroft
Regular Meeting of the Council
Wednesday, September 27th, 2023
Town Council Present: Mayor Ben Glenn, Councilmembers Dale Petersen, Austin Smith and Heidi Humpal
Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public Works Director Cory Allison, and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville
Mayor Glenn called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said. Roll call was taken. Councilmember Bob Stewart was excused.
Councilmember Petersen motioned to amend the agenda with the addition to the Resolution 12-2023 and Councilmember Smith seconded. Councilmember Petersen motioned to approve Consent Agenda items 1 and 2 and Councilmember Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Councilmember Petersen motioned to approve Consent Agenda item 3 and Councilmember Humpal seconded. Councilmember Petersen, Humpal and Mayor Glenn ayes and Councilmember Smith abstained due to conflict of interest. Motion carried.
Guests Monte Reichenberg and Randy Blakeman were present to discuss the Moorcroft Interfaith Food Pantry and its current location at the Moorcroft Town Center. Discussion was had on the property that surrounds the Moorcroft Town Center to be committed for the new location. They are requesting to have a letter of commitment written from the governing body so they can move forward with the grant. Councilmember Petersen motioned to authorize a letter of intent to support the Moorcroft Interfaith Food Pantry project and Councilmember Humpal seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Clerk Schneider discussed the public safety clerk position applications. She will readvertise the position for two more weeks. She stated she and Councilmember Petersen continue to work on the WBC grant application. A public meeting will need to be scheduled for October 11th and will be advertised. The treasurer’s report was given.
Public Works Director Allison updated the Council in the public works department. He stated he has two quotes for the shed’s garage door. One quote was for $5180 from Glenn Construction and the second quote was for $4525 from Brimm LLC for material and labor. Councilmember Petersen motioned to approve the quote from Brimm LLC for $4525 and Councilmember Humpal seconded. Councilmember Petersen, Humpal and Mayor Glenn ayes and Councilmember Smith abstained due to conflict of interest. Motion carried. Cory reported the sander equipment needs some repairs and the quote received is $2800. He would like to use the same company as the state uses for repairs. The quote is for $2800.00. Councilmember Smith motioned to approve $2800 in repairs for the sander and Councilmember Humpal seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Cory stated is a radiator leak on the compactor and he would like to move forward to surplus the equipment rather than continuing to put money into the equipment at this time. Councilmember Petersen motioned to declare the BoMag BC472RB as surplus and advertise to sell and Councilmember Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Chief Bryant updated the Council in the police department. He provided the press release that he sent out regarding the recent public safety issue.
Heath Turbiville updated the council on the town’s projects. He continues to work on the landfill cease and transfer and splash park bids. Mayor Glenn and Councilmember Petersen will plan to attend and meet with officials on November 3rd and be there for the meeting on the 4th.
Clerk Schneider read Resolution 11-2023 into record: A RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT TO OBLIGATE $106,000 FROM THE LANDFILL RESERVES TO BE USED AS COLLATERAL FOR THE MOORCROFT LANDFILL CEASE AND TRANSFER APPLICATION. Councilmember Petersen motioned to approve Resolution 11-2023 and Councilmember Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried. Clerk Schneider read Resolution 12-2023 into record: A RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE TOWN OF MOORCROFT TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FOR THE CFR GRANT FOR THE MTC REHABILIATION. Councilmember Smith motioned to approve and Councilmember Humpal seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
With no further business to discuss, Councilmember motioned to adjourn at 7:49 pm and Councilmember Smith seconded. All ayes, motion carried.
Ben Glenn, Mayor
Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer
SEPTEMBER 2023 BILL LIST #2
AFLAC-EMPLOYEE PAID INS, $1,034.68; BLACK HILLS ENERGY-3RD PARTY DAMAGE, $507.28; BC/BS-EMPLOYEE HEALTH INS, $17,508.00; CNA SURETY-BOND RENEWAL-PE BLANKET COVERAGE, $265.00; CONNALLY, JESSE-CLEANING CONTRACT, $525.00; CONTRACTORS SUPPLY-CHANGE CURBSTOP AND REPLACE WATER METER, $1,939.96; CROOK CO MED SERV-PARAMEDIC INTERCEPT, $217.00; DELTA DENTAL-DENTAL INS-EMPLOYEE, $1,078.00; FIRESTEEL-BLADE IN MAG WATER-LOMAC, $350.00; GREAT WEST-DEFERED COMP-EMPLOYEE PAID, $530.00; GW REPAIR, LLC-ENGINE OIL-EXTRA FOR #19, $49.50; IRS-9/6/2023, $5,922.11; HAWKINS-CHEMICALS & RENT CYLINDERS, $2,244.27; HDR-CLOSURE-$3,295.00, HOURLY-$2,373.25, TAP-$2,840.00, $8,508.25; HOME DEPOT-1/2 DRILL & BRUSHES, $597.00; INNOVATIVE TECH-BOOSTER PUMPS, $1,966.97; LINCOLN FINANCIAL-LIFE INS, $33.75; MARCO-POLICE COPIER CONTRACT, $87.79; PAYROLL-9/6/2023, $19,182.65; PORTER, JOSH-CEMETERY CONTRACT, $600.00; POWDER RIVER ENERGY-ELECTRICITY, $11,387.76; QUILL CORP-OFFICE SUPPLIES, $65.14; ROTO ROOTER-MILEAGE & TV LOCATE, $425.00; SHERWIN WILLIAMS-STAIN FOR PARKS, $323.95; STITCH-UNDER ARMOUR LINED RAIN JACKETS & PANTS (4), $1,400.00; SUMMIT-MTC HOOD INSPECTION, $284.75; TEAM LABS-MASTERLINE KONTROL, $2,531.50; TOP OFFICE-CLERKS COPIES, $85.10; TRACY MOTORS-OIL&AIR FILTERS, THROTTLE CABLE, $155.38; TRU TEMP-AIR CONDITIONER CHARGED-FIRE HALL, $550.00; VSP-VISION INS, $150.83; WOLF MOUNTAIN COAL-COAL, $1,590.45; WYO RETIREMENT-EMPLOYEE & VOL RETIREMENT, EST $9,000.00; WYOMING WATER SOLUTIONS-WATER, $22.15; ZABEL & ASSOCIATES-APPRAISAL REPORT-213 N BH, $1,500.00.
SEPTEMBER 2023 BILL LIST #3
K.A.R.E.-CONSULTING CONTRACT, $2,700.00, AMBULANCE EMT CLASSES (2), CLASS FEE-$850.00, 1/2 CLASS FEE-$425.00, EMT HOURS TO BE PAID, $500.00.
Publish: October 5, 2023