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, January 11, 2021 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, Britz and Schindler. Clerk/Treasurer Candy Wright and Attorney Doug Weaver were also present. Mayor Graves presented the agenda adding Juan Exon under Public Comment, gutter obstructions and Excel Wyoming to Unfinished Business. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler, to accept the agenda as amended. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to accept the consent agenda as presented and to place it on file. Motion passed 4-0. Discussion was held on the Town’s audit and when it would be presented to council for review. BDO (the Town’s auditor) requested an extension from the State as they are in the final review process of the audit. January vouchers approved by Council are as follows: 4 Rivers Equipment, 16.51, lever, AJ Signs and Engraving, 46.00, plaque, Alsco, 94.42, mat rentals, Amazon.com, 2,495.00, scanner, Ameri-Tech Equipment, 183.00, parts, American Towing & Recovery, 189.00, Tow pick up at 604 14th, Ashenhurst, Thane, 150.00, Town Council, BDO, 7,000.00, FY 2020 audit, Biolynceus, 5,024.48, probiotic scrubber, Black Hill Energy, 5,603.76, heat, Bloedorn Lumber, 1,672.66, supplies, Bomgaars,355.90, supplies, Border States Electric, 222.78, electric supplies, Brandon Graves, 750.00, town council, Britz , William, 300.00, town council, Capital Business System, 695.02, copier, Capital Business Systems, 396.00, shop printer yearly, Carolina Software, 200.00, software support, City of Torrington, 8,816.00, sanitation disposal, CNA Surety, 525.00, bond clerk treasurer & judge, CRA Payment Center, 7.93, bolts, DBT Transportation Services, 655.00, AWOS, Dooley Enterprises Inc, 957.19,5 materials, Drube’s Supply, 4,449.89, shop with a cop, Electro Test Maintenance, 13,955.00, west sub maintenance, Energy Labs Inc., 609.00, sewer tests, Faris Machinery, 860.17, parts, Farmer Brother Coffee, 243.20, coffee, Fat Boys Tire, 509.00, tires, Ferguson Water Works, 5,822.04, supplies/parts, First Bankcard, 315.20, forehead thermometer, First Bankcard, 2,819.48, training/meals/google/supplies, First State Bank, 40,000.00, health claims, Frenchman Valley Coop, 3,564.00, propane, Fusion Cloud Services, 627.33, phones, Gapter, Phyllis, 351.05, utility over, H&H Concrete, 1,057.50, troubleshoot pump, H&H Concrete, 5,486.00, concrete work, H&H Electric LLC, 1,057.50, troubleshoot pump, H&H Electric, 602.25, checked voltage, Hawkins Inc, 36.00, supplies, Heimsoth, Travis, 750.00, Electrical Inspector, Herdt, Ruth, 200.00, office cleaning, Horton Fuel, 5,174.70, fuel, IDEAL, 84.46, coveralls, IIMC, 215.00, membership renewal, Intermedia.net, 690.89, phones, John Deere Financial, 431.01, materials/supplies, KYCN Radio, 200.00, advertising, Lambert, Michale, 200.00, cleaning shop, Lingo Communications, 181.95, phone, Local Government Liability Pool, 756.64, settlement, Madsen, Alan, 300.00, town council, McElmurry, Jeanie, 325.00, cleaning town hall, Meritain Health, 27,470.08, health premiums, Mount, Dallas, 90.30, airport expense reimbursement, One Call of WY, 399.00, 532 tickets, One Stop Safety Solutions, 130.00, drug test, O’Reilly Automotive, 29.36, parts, Peterbuilt of WY, 2,109.12, parts, Price Pump, 75.00, check system/ reset pump, Quill Corp, 928.03, office supplies, Record Times, 609.34, advertisement, Schindler, Jamie, 300.00, town council, Sparkletts & Sierra Springs, 105.36, water & cooler rental, State of WY, 14,867.96, utility sales tax, Stevenson, Terry, 200.00, Emergency Management, Stop Stick LTD, 1,514.00, 9’ stop stick kit, Streets, Mark, 500.00, Fire Inspector, Superior Contracting, 9,608.00, sewer excavation, T&R Services, 5,192.00, pub transformer disposal, TDS Collection Service Inc., 2,752.80, rolloff c&d, Thrifty Foods, 463.09, supplies, Travelers, 59,722.00, commercial insurance, Trihydro Corporation, 10,457.68, landfill monitoring, USA Blue Book, 1,265.21, parts/supplies, Verizon Wireless, 499.28, phones, WWQ&PCA, 120.00, membership dues, Wastequip, 3,668.86,96 supplies, Western United Elect Supply, 336.75, electric supplies, Wheatland Automotive, 1,532.91, parts, Wheatland Co-Op, 7.98, dog treats, Wheatland Fire Dept Foundation, 125.00, physical, Wheatland REA, 4,465.27, electric purchased, WYOLogic, 2,064.25, IT/website, WY Machinery Co., 76.62, parts, WY Municipal Power, 253,695.04, power bill, WY Retirement System, 431.25, firemen retirement, WY Wireless Internet, 285.00, internet airport/town hall, WY Workers Compensation, 194.31, fire workers comp, WY.com, 20.00, web hosting, SPET: Exponential Engineering, 4,775.60, electrical engineering, Payroll $172,589.40 Total $711,905.76. ELECTED OFFICIALS AND APPOINTMENTS: Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to appoint Jarvis Windom to the Board of Adjustments. Motion passed 3-1 with Councilman Schindler voting against the appointment. Councilman Alan Madsen and Councilman Tony Montoya were sworn into office by Municipal Judge Vicki Mickelsen. Mayor Graves presented Thane Ashenhurst with a plaque of appreciation thanking him for his years of service. Platte County Clerk Malcom Ervin updated the Council on the primary and general election. Clerk Ervin thanked the Council for using Platte County for their election needs.
Mayor Graves presented a proclamation recognizing January 24-30, 2021 as School Choice Week. Mayor Graves presented a complaint from Juan Exon. No action was taken. Mayor Graves requested Councilman Schindler, once his home sells and he is ready to step down, to submit a letter of resignation to the Council. Community members interested in filling Councilman’s Schindler’s position should submit a letter of interest to Clerk Wright. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Council directed Attorney Weaver and Clerk Wright to send letters, with a copy of the ordinance, to all home owners with gutter obstructions asking them to remove the obstructions. Mayor Graves presented a settlement agreement for Excel Wyoming. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to accept the Final Settlement Agreement with Excel Wyoming and authorize the Mayor to sign once the president of Excel Wyoming signs and returns the agreement. Motion pass 4-0. New Business: Mayor Graves presented Resolution. NEW BUSINESS: Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to approve 01-2021 A Resolution Adopting the Building Permit Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2021with noted changes. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Schindler to approve a request form Mr. Merlin Hitt for a simple subdivisions to divide 5.5 acres and a request for a simple subdivision to divide 17 acres both located outside of city limits. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to approve a request from Mrs. Lana Shepard for a simple subdivision to divide 25.83 acres outside of city limits. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Schindler motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Resolution 2-2021 A Resolution to Establish Compliance with W.S. 24-2-111 and Request Monies from the Department of Transportation for Maintenance on State Highways within our Corporate Boundaries. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Madsen motioned, second by Councilman Schindler, to approve First State Bank, Rolling Hills Bank, and Platte Valley Bank as the Town’s depositories. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to approve the Platte County Record Times as the newspaper of record. Motion passed 4-0. With nothing further to come before the Council the meeting adjourned 8:18 p.m. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright
Public Notice No. 10870. To be published in the Platte County Record - Times January 27, 2021.