December 11, 2017
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
FOR THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE
TOWN OF WHEATLAND
A regular meeting of the Town Council for the Town of Wheatland, Platte County, and State of Wyoming was held in the Council Chambers of Town Hall on December 11, 2017 pursuant to the law.
Mayor Fabian called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. The following were present at roll call: Councilmen Graves, Madsen, Britz, Ashenhurst and Mayor Fabian. Clerk/Treasurer Candy Wright and Attorney Doug Weaver were also present. Mayor Fabian led the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Fabian presented the agenda to the Council. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Graves, to accept the agenda as presented. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian presented the consent agenda to Council. The consent agenda consists of the minutes, financial report, vouchers, and department head reports. Councilman Britz discussed the opportunity for automobile charging stations as an incentive for travelers to pull people off of the interstate and into Wheatland. Discussion was held on the dollar amount awarded by SLIB for the landfill closure. Council requested the Fire Department remove the “total cost” column from their monthly report. Discussion was also held on our current sign code and on WMPA’s profit and loss statement. Clerk Wright will look into purchasing oxygen cylinders instead of renting. Chief Williams reported three air packs were purchased for $22,000. Three more will be needed next fiscal year. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Graves, to accept the consent agenda as presented. Motion passed 4-0. All reports will be placed on record and available for review. Mayor Fabian recognized Councilman Britz for his strategy and convincing arguments at the State Lands and Investment Board meeting thus securing a 93% grant for the landfill closure. November vouchers approved by Council are as follows: A & M ELECTRIC, 2,825.48, AIRGAS, 192.93, ALBERTSONS/SAFEWAY INC, 76.95, ALEXANDER CONSTRUCTION, 1,557.90, ALLEN’S PARTS SUPPLY,13.61,ANTON COLLINS MITCHELL LLP,4,000.00,ASHENHURST, THANE,150.00,ATLAS OFFICE PRODUCTS INC, 410.88, BIRCH, 1,621.09,BLACK HILLS ENERGY,2,676.70,BLOEDORN LUMBER, 1,003.82, BRANDON GRAVES, 150.00, BRITZ & COMPANY,2,000.00,CANDY WRIGHT,117.72,CASPER STAR TRIBUNE, 469.76, CENTURYLINK, 198.05,CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY PROJECT, 3,000.00, CITY OF TORRINGTON,791.64,CODE PUBLISHING ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE, 3,187.00, CONSOLIDATED MFG. ENT.,INC.,233.46,CRA PAYMENT CENTER, 126.51, CRESCENT ELECTRIC, 1,428.14, DANA KEPNER CO,5,325.77, DEINES IRRIGATION, 1,368.73, DIVERSIFIED INSPECTIONS, 1,665.00,DRIVE TRAIN,1,765.13,DRUBE’S SUPPLY, 918.22, ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS CONSULTANTS,224.00,ENERGY LABS INC 2,651.00, FABIAN, JOE,75.60,FABIAN, JOE,750.00,FARIS MACHINERY,416.90,FARMER BROTHERS COFFEE, 96.60,FAT BOYS TIRE & REPAIR,50.00,FERGUSON WATERWORKS,6,992.97,FIRST BANKCARD, 2,397.92,FIRST STATE BANK,30,000.00,FRENCHMAN VALLEY COOP, 1,805.00, GDA ENGINEERS, 28,450.13, HAWKINS INC,5,935.82,HEIMSOTH, TRAVIS, 750.00,HERDT, RUTH,200.00,HORTON FUELS LLC, 15,261.16, IDEAL, 213.72,INTERSTATE BILLING SERVICE INC,75.78,JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL,1,020.99,KEY TO CITY MFG. CO.,764.50,KOIS BROTHERS EQUIPMENT,10,790.50,KRIZ-DAVIS CO,993.38,KYCN RADIO,200.00,LAMBERT, MICHALE,200.00,LARAMIE PEAK MOTORS,57.12,LAWSON PRODUCTS,249.76,MADSEN, ALAN, 150.00, MCELMURRY, JEANIE R,325.00,MEIER, PRESTON,240.00,MERITAIN HEALTH,30,618.07,MES - ROCKY MOUNTAINS, 22,701.54, MINSAAS, DALTON, 42.39, NACOP,60.00,OLD TREE DESIGN,689.31,ONE CALL OF WYOMING, 42.75,O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC,19.45,P.C. PUBLIC HEALTH,540.00,PACIFIC REFLEX SIGNS, 374.36, PARTSMASTER, 409.51,PEDCO,4,750.00,PETERBILT OF WYOMING, 15.78,PITNEY BOWES,316.65,PITNEY BOWES INC,1,000.00,PRO RIVER TECH,2,187.28,QUILL CORPORATION,194.10,RADAR SHOP, INC, 630.00, RECORD TIMES & PC MERCHANT, 652.18,RESPOND FIRST AID SYSTEMS,59.27,SAFETY-KLEEN, 148.80, SHOPKO DEPT, 61.22,SKARSHAUG TESTING LAB,206.58,SOLID WASTE PROFESSIONALS OF WY, 974.00, SPARKLETTS & SIERRA SPRINGS,137.11,STANLEY ACCESS TECH,683.77,STATE OF WYOMING,14,608.59,STEIL SURVEYING SERVICES, 525.00,STEVENSON, TERRY, 200.00, STREETS, MARK,500.00,T &R SERVICE,453.00, T W ENTERPRISES, 1,777.30,T.C. EDWARDS, 524.67, TERMINIX, 54.00, THRIFTY FOODS,13.60,TOBIN & ASSOCIATES PC, 17,957.85, TOWN TREASURER, 798.04, TRANSUNION RISK AND ALTERNATIVE, 75.00,TRIHYDRO CORPORATION, 2,767.10, TRIHYDRO CORPORATION,4,829.60,VALLI INFORMATION SYSTEMS INC,843.35,VERIZON WIRELESS, 410.79, VYVE, 138.64, WARWS, 425.00, WEAVER, DOUGLAS,225.00,WEAVER, DOUGLAS,73.12,WESCO RECEIVABLES CORP, 333.75,WESTERN BLDG,129.00,WESTERN UNITED ELECT SUPPLY, 12,798.20, WESTER-WETSTEIN & ASSOC, 729.76,WESTER-WETSTEIN & ASSOC, 1,802.70, WHEATLAND AUTOMOTIVE,1,111.53,WHEATLAND CO-OP ASSN,335.96,WHEATLAND FIERE DEPT FOUNDATION,323.55,WHEATLAND R.E.A.,6,014.96,WY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACD, 3,256.10,WY MACHINERY CO,6,934.50,WY MUNICIPAL POWER, 236,669.55, WY RETIREMENT SYSTEM, 480.00,WY WIRELESS INTERNET,75.00,WY WORKERS COMPENSATION, 204.46, WY.COM, 60.00,XEROX CORPORATION,854.08 PAYROLL 194,522.97 TOTAL 729,962.18 Mayor Fabian presented a catering permit from Dusty Boots. On November 28th an email vote was taken, by Council, on the Dusty Boots catering permit due to the lack of time before the event. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Ashenhurst, to ratify the email vote approving the Dusty Boot’s catering permit. Motion passed 3-1 with Councilman Graves voting no. Mayor Fabian presented a 24 Hour Malt Beverage Permit Application from Pete Delgado, Bikers Helping Others, for an event to be held on New Year’s Eve. Councilman Graves motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve the Catering Permit with minimal fees. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian introduced Hugh Peltz representing the Platte County Farmer’s Market. Mr. Peltz would like approval to restrict vendors on Saturday mornings in the Pocket Park to members of the Platte County Farmer’s Market only. Mr. Peltz is concerned with vendors meeting safety requirements. Discussion was held on restricting access to a public park. Council requested Mr. Peltz return to next month’s Council meeting after Attorney Weaver has had an opportunity to look into the matter. Malcolm Ervin representing Platte County Youth Baseball requested permission to alter the baseball fields on Ponderosa Street in order to hold a Cal Ripkin state baseball tournament. Council requested Mr. Ervin contact Bobby Day with the Parks Department and return with a timeline and cost estimate. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Mayor Fabian presented Ordinance 813 – An Ordinance Repealing Sections 1, 2 & 6 of Ordinance 650. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Ordinance 813 on third and final reading. Motion passed 4-0. Ordinance 813 follows in its entirety. ORDINANCE 813 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTIONS 1, 2 & 6 OF ORDINANCE 650 Whereas: Ordinance 809 passed on third and final reading June 12, 2017 was intended to supersede as well as repeal Sections 1, 2, & 6 of Ordinance 650.
BE IT THEREFORE ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WHEATLAND that Sections 1, 2, & 6 of Ordinance 650 are hereby repealed. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon adoption and posting as required by law. PASSED on 1st reading the 9th day of October, 2017. PASSED on 2nd reading the 13th day of November, 2017. PASSED on 3rd reading the 11th day of December, 2017. Attest:/s/ Candy Wright, Clerk/Treasurer Approved /s/ Mayor Joe Fabian. NEW BUSINESS: Mayor Fabian presented an agreement for renting a roll-off for trash disposal. This agreement would take effect after the landfill closure. Discussion was held on e-waste and the definition of hazardous waste. Clerk Wright will review the agreement and add the information as discussed. Councilman Graves motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz to approve the agreement with changes. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian presented GDA Amendment #2 to the Council. Attorney Weaver discussed the changes made to the Amendment. Jeremy Glib representing GDA Engineers thanked the Council and confirmed that all changes requested have been addressed. Councilman Graves motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to approve the Amendment and authorize Mayor Fabian to sign. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian presented a letter to Rebecca Wersal with the FAA. Mr. Glib explained to Council that the letter is required as part of the airport reconstruction project. An Independent Fee Estimate was done by the Town confirming the dollar amount GDA is charging for engineering is in line with other qualified firms. Councilman Graves motioned, seconded by Councilman Ashenhurst, authorizing the Mayor to sign the letter. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian presented, for first reading, Ordinance 814 – An Ordinance Establishing Fees for Niches in the Columbarium Located at the Town of Wheatland Cemetery. Discussion was held on the perpetual care fund. Councilman Graves motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Ordinance 814 with changes. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian presented, for first reading, Ordinance 815 – An Ordinance Allowing the Town Clerk to Issue Catering Permits and Malt Beverage Permits for the Selling and Serving of Alcoholic Beverages. Attorney Weaver discussed the state statute and changes to the ordinance. Councilman Graves motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Ordinance 815 on first reading with noted changes. Attorney Weaver is to review the Ordinance with the Wyoming Liquor Association and provide feedback to Council at the January meeting. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Fabian presented a bid from Olind Construction in the amount of $83,900 for insulating the Transfer Station. The price does not include electrical or duct work. Discussion was held on the budget and alternative heating sources. Councilman Ashenhurst motioned, seconded by Councilman Graves to reject the current bid and to investigate other options. Motion passed 4-0. Council agreed the $50,000 budgeted for the insulation may be used for alternate sources of heat. Mayor Fabian presented an Amendment to the Joint Powers Board Agreement from the Wyoming Municipal Power Association. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to authorize Mayor Fabian to sign the Amendment. Motion passed 4-0. With no further business to come before the Council the meeting was adjourned at 8:35 PM. The next regular meeting of the Town Council will be January 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Town Hall. Attest:/s/ Candy Wright, Clerk/Treasurer Approved /s/ Mayor Joe Fabian.
Public Notice No. 10099. To be published in the Record Times on January 10, 2018