UNAPPROVED - RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS FOR THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE
TOWN OF WHEATLAND A regular meeting of the Council for the Town of Wheatland, Platte County, and State of Wyoming was held at Town Hall on Monday, September 9, 2019 pursuant to the law. Mayor Graves called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The following were present at roll call: Councilmen Madsen, Ashenhurst and Schindler. Councilman Britz was present via speaker phone. Clerk/Treasurer Candy Wright and Attorney Doug Weaver were also present. Additions to the agenda included Employee Recognition and a request from Freshman Impact. A Contract Amendment for Engineering Associates was added under New Business along with the Black Mountain Water Tower. Health Insurance was moved to New Business. Councilman Ashenhurst motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to accept the agenda as amended. Motion passed 4-0.
Mayor Graves presented the consent agenda. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Ashenhurst, to accept the consent agenda as presented. Motion passed 4-0. August vouchers approved by Council are as follows: 4 RIVERS EQUIPMENT, 1,550.30, parts and repair, AJ SIGNS & ENGRAVING, 80.00, plaque, ALBERTSONS/SAFEWAY INC, 35.70, deodorizers, ALMETEK INDUSTRIES INC, 132.95, parts/supplies, ALSCO, 89.21, mat rentals, AMERI-TECH, 2,466.03, cutting edge, ASHENHURST, THANE,150.00, town council, ATLAS OFFICE PRODUCTS INC, 171.21, supplies, BLACK HILLS ENERGY, 599.79, heat, BLOEDORN LUMBER, 451.50, supplies, BLUE360 MEDIA LLC, 350.18, traffic law books, BOB RUWART MOTORS, 153.44, auto repair/parts, BORDER STATES ELECTRIC SUPPLY, 2,705.68, electric supplies, BRANDON GRAVES, 750.00, town council, BRITZ, WILLIAM R, 150.00, town council, CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEM INC., 655.96, copier meter usage, CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC, 25.00, shop printer, CASELLE, 19,790.00, annual contract renewal, CITY OF TORRINGTON, 12,809.60, sanitation disposal, CODE PUBLISHING, 123.00, codify Ord 821/822, CPS DISTRIBUTORS, 15.35, parts, CRA PAYMENT CENTER, 826.99, supplies, CRESCENT ELECTRIC, 316.79, electric supplies, CROELL REDI-MIX INC, 657.80, hot mix asphalt, CRYSTAL ICE, 75.00, ice, DANA KEPNER CO, 1,020.00, meter pits, DAVIS, MALINDA, 30.00, overpayment, DBT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES LLC, 1,667.44, maintenance AWOS, DC DRILLING LLC, 38,896.25, wells project, DRUBE’S SUPPLY, 685.07, hardware supplies, ENERGY LABS, INC.,1,853.00, water/wastewater testing, ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, 32,981.30, engineering severance, ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, 1,221.12, engineering, FARIS MACHINERY, 41.53, parts, FAT BOYS TIRE & REPAIR, 100.00, tire & repair, FERGUSON WATERWORKS #1701, 441.39, parts, FIRED UP, 705.27, supplies, FIRST STATE BANK, 40,000.00, health claims, FOYE, NICHOLAS, 5,415.88, sprinkler parts/repair, GILMORE, STEVEN, 3,949.80, investigation, GOLD WEST INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY, 346.99, supplies, GRAINGER, 199.14, parts, H & H CONCRETE, 3,837.00, concrete replace/repair, HARDLINE EQUIPMENT, 3,297.60, equipment, HAWKINS INC, 2,232.50, booster pump, HEIMSOTH, TRAVIS, 750.00, electrical inspector, HERDT, RUTH, 200.00, office cleaning, HOLTHUS, BO, 374.68, travel reimbursement, HORTON FUELS LLC, 11,344.24, fuel, IDEAL, 73.37, coveralls, INTERMEDIA.NET INC, 817.55, phone, JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL, 396.14, hardware supplies, KOIS BROTHERS EQUIPMENT, 60.99, wire relay, KYCN RADIO, 275.00, advertising, L.N. CURTIS & SONS, 5,664.00,5 supplies, LAMBERT, MICHALE, 200.00, cleaning shop, LINGO COMMUNICATIONS, 178.33, phone, LONG’S TREE SPAYING LLC, 4,250.00, parks & cemetery, LOWRY, TRAVIS, 150.00, supplies reimbursement, MADSEN, ALAN, 150.00, town council, MCELMURRY, JEANIE R, 325.00, cleaning town hall, MEIER, PRESTON, 374.68, travel reimbursement, MORGAN, DEVONNA, 78.42, safety, MOUNTAIN VIEW BUILDING, 128,596.00, YO ROAD, MUTT MITT,685.70, supplies, O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC, 190.00, auto parts, P.C. WEED & PEST, 171.45, supplies, PAUL REED CONSTRUCTION, 599,085.40, runway reconstruction, PC MAIN STREET, 5,500.00, flower pots/green harvest/festival of lights, PETERBILT OF WY, 82.85, supplies, PH CONSULTING LLC,119.48, paper, PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL, 316.65, postage machine, PLATTE #1, 30.00, drug/alcohol testing, PLATTE COUNTY, 68,609.83, taxes, PREMIER CALIBRATING & TECH SVC, 1,400.00, re-certification, PRO FORCE, 88.24, supplies, QUILL CORP, 352.95, office supplies, RECORD TIMES & PC MERCHANT, 656.00, advertising, RELIABLE RENTALS, 211.06, compressor, trailer RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CO. INC., 398.42, tire disposal, RESPOND FIRST AID SYSTEMS, 239.00, first aid kit, SALT CITY SALES, 197.9 0, supplies, SARGENT DRILLING, 1,993.00, lagoon pump, SCHINDLER, JAMIE, 150.00, town council, SERVICES FOR SENIORS, 6,000.00, services rendered, SKARSHAUG TESTING LAB, 553.76, glove clean/test, SOLID WASTE PROFESSIONALS OF WY, 549.66, engineering landfill closure, SPARKLETTS & SIERRA SPRINGS, 114.96, cooler rental & water, STATE OF WY,17,873.32, utilities sales tax, STEVENSON, TERRY, 200.00, emergency management, STREETS, MARK, 500.00, fire inspector, T W ENTERPRISES, 298.50, generator repair, TDS COLLECTION SERVICE INC., 4,764.00, C&D roll-offs, TERMINIX, 637.00, pest control, THE SHOP, 210.00, replace switch, THE TIRE SHOP, 43.50, service call, THRIFTY FOODS, 158.19, shop supplies, T-O ENGINEERS, 203,136.31, airport runway, TRANSUNION RISK & ALTERNATIVE, 100.00, monthly fee, TRIHYDRO CORP, 2,735.25, landfill monitoring, VALLI INFORMATION SYSEMS INC, 827.22, mailing of bills, WARWS,425.00, fall training, WESTERN BLDG, 149.99, operating supply, WHEATLAND AUTOMOTIVE, 372.62, parts, WHEATLAND CO-OP ASSN, 162.98, safety, Wheatland Fire Depart Foundation, 150.00, physicals, WHEATLAND GARAGE DOOR, 1,089.10, 16th street garage doors, WHEATLAND R.E.A., 9,690.94, power purchased, WYOLOGIC INC, 999.00, IT, WY MUNICIPAL POWER, 274,342.89, power purchased, WY RETIREMENT SYSTEM, 285.00, firemen retirement, WY WORKERS COMPENSATION, 189.97, fire dept. worker’s comp, WY.COM, 20.00, web design, WYOPASS, 55.00, membership dues, Payroll $172,787.62 Total $1,718,210.87 A plaque was presented to Tom Bramlet for his time and commitment to the Wheatland Miniature Golf Course. Mayor Graves recognized Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Tabitha Enniss for going above and beyond. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to approve purchasing training for our local police department and fire department in the amount of $500 to the Freshman Impact program. Motion passed 4-0.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Mayor Graves presented Ordinance 823 for third and final reading. Councilman Ashenhurst motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler, to approve Ordinance 823 on third and final reading with additions recommended by Mr. Weaver. Mayor Graves called for the question. Motion passed 4-0. Ordinance 823 follows in its entirety: ORDINANCE 823
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING WHEATLAND MUNICIPAL CODE (WMC) 8.05.050 (a) AND 8.05.050 (b) AND ITEMS PROHIBITED IN TRASH CONTAINERS. WHEREAS the Town no longer operates a landfill; and WHEREAS the Town operates a transfer station and transports garbage/refuse to a landfill outside of Platte County, and; WHEREAS the equipment at the transfer station cannot process certain items of garbage/refuse, and; WHEREAS the operator of the landfill prohibits certain items of garbage/refuse and as such the Town pursuant to the agreement with landfill operator is prohibited from transferring those items to the landfill. NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS: Section 8.05.050 (a) and (b) are hereby amend to read as follows:
(a) All garbage and refuse containers will be furnished by the Town. (b) The following items are prohibited from being placed in garbage and refuse containers: Tree limbs/yard/green waste Construction Debris and Waste, Hazardous waste, Air conditioners, Dead animals (fish and wild game, skinned and gutted, will be accepted), Appliances, Concrete, Furniture, Batteries, Shingles, Asphalt, Engines, Carpet, Tires, Paint, Ashes, Metal, Mattresses, Nothing in trash cans over 4 ft. in length In the event the above items are placed in the garbage/refuse container the container will not be picked up and dumped by the Town until such items have been removed. (c) The Town currently provides roll off containers at certain locations throughout the Town for collection of green waste only. Green waste includes, grass clippings, leaves, small tree limbs, and bushes. All other items are prohibited from being placed in the roll off containers. Anyone caught dumping items, other than green waste, may be fined up to $750 per incident. (d) The Sanitation Supervisor, at his discretion, may prohibit other items from being placed in the garbage and refuse containers. Passed and approved this 8th day of July, 2019. Passed and approved this 12th day of August, 2019. Passed and approved this 9th day of September, 2019. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright Josh Morris, T-O Engineers presented an update on the runway reconstruction project. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler to adjourn the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. and open the Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing a request from M&M Two Friends Enterprises, LLC for a Bar and Grill license. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to grant the Bar & Grill license to M&M Two Friends Enterprises. Motion passed 4-0. The public hearing was adjourned and the regular meeting was reconvened at 7:38 p.m. NEW BUSINESS: Electric Superintendent Ken Pinneo presented an updated Electric Service Requirements & Guidelines manual for the Town of Wheatland’s Electric Department. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to accept the updated August 2019 Electric Service Requirements & Guidelines as presented. Motion passed 4-0.
John Wetstein, Engineering Associates, presented a contract amendment to the Y-O Ranch Road Engineering Agreement. Council requested additional information. No action was taken.
Councilman Ashenhurst motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to allocate $69,500 to reseal the Black Mountain Water Tower as soon as possible using Special Purpose Excise Tax funds. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler, to direct Engineering Associates to pursue Level 2 and Level 3 grant funds with the WY Water Development Commission for design and construction of a new Black Mountain Water Tower and to replace undersized water lines. Special Purpose Excise Tax funds will be used as the Town’s match. Motion passed 4-0. Mayor Graves opened a discussion on employee health insurance. Councilman Schindler motioned to increase the individual deductible to $750, individual out-of-pocket $2,000, family deductible $1,500 and family out-of-pocket $4,000 with no percentage increase in premium. Motion died for lack of a second. Councilman Britz motioned to increase the individual deductible to $750, individual out-of-pocket $3,000, family deductible $1,500 and family out-of-pocket $5,000. Motion died for lack of a second. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler, to leave the out-of-pocket and deductible as is and review in May the savings received by implementing the Teledoc and network providers. Motion passed 3-2 with Councilman Britz and Ashenhurst voting no and Mayor Graves breaking the tie. Workshops will be held, with employees, beginning in February of next year to begin discussions on health care changes. Councilman Ashenhurst motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler to move into Executive Session at 9:35 p.m. for the purpose discussion on personnel issues and possible litigation. Motion passed 4-0. Council adjourned out of Executive Session at 10: 55 p.m. No action was taken. With nothing further to come before the Council the meeting was adjourned at 10:58 p.m. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright
Public Notice No. 10551. To be published in the Platte County Record - Times October 2, 2019.