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 on Monday, May 11, 2020 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, Schindler and Britz. Clerk/Treasurer Candy Wright and Attorney Doug Weaver were also present.
Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler, to accept the agenda as presented. Motion passed 4-0. Emergency Manager Terry Stevenson provided an update on COVID-19. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to accept the consent agenda as presented and place on file. Motion passed 4-0. April vouchers approved by Council are as follows: A&M Electric, 473.34, water heater circuit, Albertsons/Safeway Inc, 38.55, supplies, ALSCO, 92.99, mat rentals, Amazon.com, 56.02, supplies, American Collection Systems, 299.98, collections, Ashenhurst, Thane, 150.00, town council, Atlas Office Products Inc, 288.44, supplies, Auto Electric Inc, 34.74, parts, Bearcom, 365.00, siren/light, Black Hills Energy, 3,167.92, heat, Bloedorn Lumber, 113.34, supplies, Bomgaars, 1,179.50, supplies, Border States Electric Supply, 3,580.85, materials, south street project, Graves, Brandon, 750.00, town council, Britz, William R, 150.00, town council, C&S Trailer Supply, 15,300.00, plow/sander, Capital Business Systems Inc, 648.52, copier meter usage, Capital Business Systems Inc, 29.00, shop printer, Centurylink, 193.81, phone, City of Torrington, 11,668.80, sanitation disposal, Contractors Material Inc, 51.00, supplies, CPS Distributors, 373.71, parts/supplies, CRA Payment Center, 59.98, parts/supplies, Crescent Electric, 562.07, electric supplies, DBC Irrigation Supply, 9.55, parts/supplies, DBT Transportation Services LLC, 1,667.44, AWOS repair, Deines Irrigation, 644.27, pump repair, Dept of Revenue, 36.64, assessment, Dominguez Plumbing, 106.00, repair, Dooley Oil Inc, 1,104.08, oil, Drube’s Supply, 621.82, safety/supplies, Energy Labs Inc, 466.00, water/waste water samples, Engineering Assoc, 7,715.44, wells, Engineering Assoc, 1,482.94, streets/water, Exponential Engineering Co, 23,884.98, South Street electric project/long range plan, Exponential Engineering Co, 3,538.00, South Street electric project/long range plan, Fat Boys Tire & Repair, 8,430.15, repair/tires, First Bank Card, 739.71, training, First State Bank, 20,000.00, health claims, Floyd’s, 127.49, parts, Frenchman Valley Coop, 2,991.30, propane, Fusion Cloud Services LLC, 1,165.43, phone, Gallegos Services WY LLC, 1,244.00, supplies, Gametime, 9,259.48, park equipment, H&H Concrete, 1,275.00, sidewalk/curb/gutter repair, Heimsoth, Travis, 750.00, electrical inspector, Herdt, Ruth, 200.00, office cleaning, High Plains Construction Inc, 248,763.67, wells, High Plains Construction Inc, 280,685.63, wells, High Plains Construction Inc, 10,719.44, asphalt/paving, Horton Fuels LLC, 3,393.03, fuel, Ideal, 69.42, coveralls, Intermedia.net Inc, 686.90, phones, Jenkins Auto Body, 1,000.00, repair, John Deere Financial, 310.95, supplies, Kois Brothers Equipment, 7,929.96, parts, KYCN Radio, 200.00, advertising, Lambert, Michale, 200.00, cleaning shop, Laramie Tire Auto Center, 4,651.00, flatbed, Lawson Products, 291.85, supplies, Lingo Communications, 215.90, phone, Lock Trucking Co, 27.69, supplies, Long’s Tree Spraying LLC, 6,580.00, trees, Madsen, Alan, 150.00, town council, McElmurry, Jeanie, 325.00, cleaning town hall, Meritain Health, 36,776.94, health premiums, Midamerican Research Chemical, 158.43, supplies, Mutt Mitt, 708.41, supplies, One Call of WY, 75.00, tickets, One Stop Safety Solutions, 220.00, fit testing/training/drug tests, Peterbuilt of WY, 305.00, supplies, Platte Valley Bank, 18,000.00, water replacement fund, Pro Force, 654.75, supplies, Quill Corp, 430.91, supplies, Record Times & PC Merchant, 646.59, advertisement/subscription, Resource Management Co, 121.50, tire disposal, Salt City Sales, 316.64, gloves, Sparkletts & Sierra Springs, 126.68, water/cooler rental, State of WY, 14,948.81, sales tax-utility, Steil Surveying Services, 303.50, surveying, Stevenson, Terry, 200.00, emergency management, Streets, Mark, 500.00, fire inspector, TDS Collection Services, Inc, 4,683.00, C&D roll-off, Thrifty Foods, 388.00, supplies, USA Blue Book, 905.90, hardware, Valli Information Systems Inc, 1,724.15, mailings, Van Diest Supply, 42.90, supplies, Verizon Wireless, 1,553.27, cell phones, VFW-WY, 25.00, supply, WESCO Receivables Corp, 442.50, electric supplies, Western United Electric Supply, 7,097.78, supplies/parts, Western United Electric Supply, 56,978.26, materials South Street project, Wheatland Automotive, 1,646.93, supplies, Wheatland Fire Dept Foundation, 593.69, physicals/supplies, Wheatland Garage Door, 1,143.00, garage door repair, Wheatland High School, -40.00, academic decathlon, Wheatland REA, 6,792.48, electric purchased, WY Dept of Agriculture, 50.00, license fee, Wyologic Inc, 2,047.75, IT/website hosting, WY Machinery Co, 79.79, supplies, WY Municipal Power, 201,547.77, power, WY Retirement System, 330.00, firemen retirement, WY Wireless Internet, 75.00, internet, WY Workers Comp, 213.71, firemen , WY.com, 20.00, web design, Payroll $160,946.58, SPET Engineering Assoc, $227.87 Black Mtn Water Tower, Total $1,217,335.71 County Clerk Malcolm Ervin requested Council waive the $18,344.59 building permit fee for the 4-H Building project. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler to accept a $4,000 payment up front to issue the permit and then charge the county the actual labor and travel expenses with a total amount not to exceed $14,000.00. Motion passed 4-0. Representatives from Banner Health were present to discuss consolidating the two ambulance agreements into one document and possible grant opportunities for a new ambulance. No action was taken. Mayor Graves provided an update on a discussion with engineer John Wetstein on the Britz & Co. sewer line. Mr. Britz plans to look into options for the sewer line and would like to meet with the town’s engineer to discuss his findings. OLD BUSINESS: Mayor Graves presented, for seconded reading, Ordinance 825 – An Ordinance Continuing the Imposition of the Optional 1% Sales Tax Pursuant to Wyoming State Statute §39-15-203. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Ordinance 825 on second reading. Motion passed 3-2 with Councilman Britz and Ashenhurst voting no. NEW BUSINESS: Jordan Ham, Wyologic Inc. discussed replacing an existing fiber line which runs from the courthouse to town hall and the police department. Mr. Ham will provide a quote for further discussion. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler, to accept the CARES Act Airport Grant Agreement in the amount of $30,000 authorizing the Mayor to sign on behalf of the Town. Motion passed 4-0. With nothing further to come before the Council the meeting was adjourned at 9:24 p.m. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright
Public Notice No. 10707. To be published in the Platte County Record - Times May 27, 2020.