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Council

Town of Moorcroft

Regular Meeting of the Council

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

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

Town Representatives Present: Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Attorney Pat Carpenter, Police Chief Bill Bryant, Public Works Director Cory Allison, Fire Chief Jeff Holberg, and HDR Engineer Heath Turbiville

Mayor Glenn called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Travis Arney and Darin Morgan, Rage Baseball were present to address the condition of the baseball field. Discussion was had on the goat head problem at the field and what options there are to remedy the problem. Travis and Darin stated they are willing to put the labor into helping with the field. Public Works Director Allison and his department will work on the removal of the goat heads and let Rage know when they are ready.

Krissy Hinkhouse and Courtney Reynolds were present to discuss their concerns with the unfinished field and what they feel needs to be done to have it ready for the baseball season. Discussion with the council was had and Cory will keep everyone updated on the field’s condition and plans to have it ready for the upcoming season.

Councilmember Smith motioned to approve the Consent Agenda and Councilmember Petersen seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Clerk Schneider gave the clerk’s report.

Public Works Director Allison updated the council in his department. Dave Elliott and Scott Green will be attending the Rural Water Conference next week.

Heath Turbiville updated the Council on the Town’s projects. He discussed the bid on the locks. Councilmember Smith motioned to reject all bids for locks and Councilmember Stewart seconded. All ayes, motion carried. They will ask for an extension. Bids on the splashpark should be ready late this month or next month.

Chief Bryant stated he has five applicants to interviews. He has formed an interview panel and will hold interviews on April 19th. The annual cleanup day was discussed. Councilmember Petersen motioned to designate May 11th & 12th as cleanup days and free landfill fees for the Moorcroft residents, with their town utility bill or a letter from the town clerk, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on both days and Councilmember Stewart seconded. All ayes, motion carried.

Fire Chief Holberg updated the council on the fire department. He updated the Council on the MTC remodel project. Seventeen windows have been ordered.

Discussion was had on the GPS reporting system.

With no further business to discuss, Councilmember Stewart motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8:41 p.m. and Councilmember Humpal seconded.

Ben Glenn, Mayor

ATTEST:

Cheryl Schneider, Clerk/Treasurer

BILL LIST

307 BUBBLES CAR & LAUNDRY WASH-VEHCILE WASHES- $32.12; ARROW PRINTING-WORK ORDERS- $187.00; BEACH, VANESSAA-DEPOSIT REFUND- $24.00; BLACK HILLS ENERGY-SHOP, MTC, FH, TH- $978.42; CDS SUPPLIES-SUPPLIES - PW, FIRE, MTC, PD & TIRE REPAIR-$767.18; CITY OF GILLETTE-BASE CHARGE- $127.04; COFFEE CUP FUEL STOP-FUEL, PW & AMB- $1,941.97; COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS-FIRE ALARM MONITORING- $41.00; COX, BRAYDON-DEPOSIT REFUND- $0.59; CROOK COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE-DISPATCH SERVICES- $1,995.00; DIEHLS SUPERMARKET-CLEANING SUPPLIES- $40.22; EMBROIDERY PLACE-FIRE UNIFORM EMBROIDERY- $136.65; ENERGY LABS-WATER & LAGOON TESTING- $261.00; IRON CREEK SERVICES, LLC-ROAD BASE-LANDFILL- $2,400.00; IRS-PAYROLL TAXES-3/27/2024 & 4/10/2024- $11,777.80; L.N. CURTIS & SONS-HELMETS-FIRE DEPARTMENT- $2,081.65; L & J MOTOR-REPAIR MOTOR REPAIR/PARTS/LABOR- $896.58; MARCO TECHNOLOGIES, LLC-COPIER CONTRACT-DEC 2023 & MAR 2024- $200.76; NORCO-OXYGEN RENTALS- $283.65; ONE CALL OF WYOMING-TICKETS FOR MARCH- $21.00; OFFICE OF STATE LANDS & INVESTMENTS-ANNUAL LOAN PYMT DWSRF #224- $15,466.18; PARTSONE-TOOLS- $110.76; PAYROLL-3/27/2024 & 4/10/2024- $36,720.88; PETERSON, KARI-MTC CLEANING CONTRACT- $1,300.00; POWDER RIVER ENERGY CORPORATION-ELECTRICITY- $10,936.46; POWDER RIVER HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING-MTC SERVICE CALL- $420.00; RANGE-PHONE CHARGES- $399.40; SHERWIN WILLIAMS-PAINT- $407.05; SUNDANCE LAW, PC-ATTORNEY FEES- $1,201.20; SUNDANCE TIMES-ADVERTISING- $2,255.00; TEAM LAB-CRACK FILLER- $12,171.50; TRACY MOTORS-TOOLS- $136.49; VISA-TRAVEL/TRAINING, SUPPLIES, PD GAS, METER- $3,749.53; WALMART-SUPPLIES- $37.52; WOLF MOUNTAIN COAL-COAL MTC- $1,654.62; WY ASSN OF RURAL WATER-CONFERENCE – ELLIOTT- $446.75; WYOMING NETWORK-WEB DESIGN & UPDATES- $25.00; WYOMING RETIREMENT-EMPLOYEE & VOLUNTEER- $8,796.47; TOTAL- $120,428.44

Publish: April 18, 2024

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