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, April 12, 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, Montoya, and Britz. Clerk/Treasurer Candy Wright and Attorney Doug Weaver were also present. Mayor Graves presented the agenda requesting to add executive session. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to accept the agenda as amended. Motion passed 3-0. APPOINTMENTS: Mayor Graves recommended Ruth Moyte to serve as the Town’s representative on the Lodging Tax Board. Councilman Montoya motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to appoint Ruth Moyte to the Lodging Tax Board for a three-year term. Motion passed 3-0. Councilman Montoya motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to appoint Don Race to the open council seat. Motion passed 2-1 with Councilman Britz voting no. Councilman Don Race was sworn into office and took his seat at the council table.
Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to accept the consent agenda as presented and to place it on file. Motion passed 4-0. April vouchers approved by Council are as follows: 4 Rivers Equipment, 8.65, bushing, Alexander Construction, 12,188.75, snow removal, Alsco, 94.42, mat rentals, Amazon.com, 62.87, office supplies, American Collection Systems,140.21, Grant, Kendrick, Andrew Starr, 949.00, software update, AT&T Mobility, 366.90, PD mobile internet, Atlas Office Products Inc, 78.30, office supplies, Avenue of Flags Memorial, 97.00, flags, Black Hills Energy, 5,702.68, heat, Bloedorn Lumber,746.86, supplies, Blue Tarp Financial, 565.98, shop supply, Bob Ruwart Motors, 89.95, auto parts, Bomgaars, 778.44, utility supplies, Border States Electric Supply, 3,894.06, electric supplies, Brandon Graves, 750.00, Town Council, Britz, William, 150.00, Town Council, Capital Business System Inc, 752.25, copiers, Carolina Software, 200.00, waste works software support, CenturyLink, 201.31, phones, City of Torrington, 10,577.20, sanitation disposal, Contractors Materials Inc, 216.00, hardware supplies, CRA Payment Center, 29.98, oil, CRA Payment, 32.36, seal kit, Crystal Ice Co, 30.00, ice, Dana Kepner,1,129.40, parts/supplies, DBC Irrigation Supply, 1,117.44,4 rotor Hunter, Drube Supply, 296.51, hardware supplies, Energy Labs Inc, 291.00, water/waste water samples, Engineering Associates, 1,096.78, engineering, Fat Boys Tire & Repair, 2,063.00, tire repair, Ferguson Waterworks, 1,707.66, water meter parts, Fired Up, 2,644.02, FD supplies, First Bank Card, 3,065.22, supplies/schools/office supplies/google, First State Bank, 35,000.00, health claims, Flashpoint, 1,996.28, supplies, Frenchman Valley Coop, 9,849.20, propane, Fusion Cloud, 712.50, phones, H&H Electric, 5,314.88, electrical work/wells, Heimsoth, Travis, 750.00, Electric Inspector, Herdt, Ruth, 200.00, office cleaning, Horton Fuels, 9,846.72, fuel, Ideal, 84.46, coveralls, J&J Trailer Sales LLC, 4,775.00, dump trailer, John Deer Financial, 560.88, hardware supplies, Jones, RD, 200.00, contract work, Kinsco, 338.59, duty max cargo pant/dark navy, Kois Brother Equipment, 804.94, HL grabber cylinder, KYCN Radio, 200.00, advertising, L.N. Curtis & Sons, 5,555.00, 5 gallon pail, Lambert, Michale, 200.00, Cleaning Shop, Laramie Peak Motors, 23.40, parts, Law Enforcement Targets Inc,755.10, supplies, Lingo Communications, 736.53, phone 2 months, Local Government Liability Pool, 1,000.00, liability claim, Logmein Communications, Inc, 568.04, phones, Madsen, Alan, 150.00, Town Council, Mahugh Fire and Safety, 671.24, streamlight, McElmurry, Jeanie, 325.00, cleaning, Meritain Health, 25,889.16, health premiums, Montoya, Anthony, 150.00, Council Meetings, Motorola, 7,222.05, Mobile Records Nibrs, DL Maintenance, Mutt Mitt, 562.89, supplies, Old Grads, 100.00, advertising, O'Reilly Automotive Inc, 20.67, auto parts, Pacific Reflex signs, 259.20, signs, Partsmaster, 1,204.57, shop supplies, Quill Corporation, 874.83, office supplies, Record Times, 2,341.20, advertisement/annual renewal, Safecare Div Magic Media Inc, 3,542.68, gloves, Sherwin-Williams, 74.95, paint striper, Sparkletts & Sierra Springs, 291.88, cooler rental/water, Special Olympics WY, 700.00, Jackalope Jump, State of WY, 16,731.97, Utility Sales Tax, Stevenson, Terry, 200.00, Emergency Management, Stone Welding LLC, 86.48, fabrication, Streets, Mark, 500.00, Fire Inspector, Superior Contracting LLC, 13,172.00, snow removal/trash hauling, TDS Collection Service Inc, 1,861.20, rolloffs, The Tire Shop,16.00, tire repair, Thrifty Foods, 142.07, office supplies, Titan Power, 201.24, supplies, Travelers, 567.00, final audit, Trihydro Corp, 77.97, landfill monitoring, USA Blue Book, 87.94, equipment, Valli Information System Inc, 1,768.56, 2 months mailing of bills, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 100.00, advertising, WARWS, 395.00, annual conference, Waterous Company, 209.66, parts, Wheatland Auto, 2,105.80, shop supplies, Wheatland Fire Dept Foundation, 260.00, physicals, Wheatland R.E.A., 5,592.19, electric purchased, WPOA, 100.00, dues, WYDOT, 26.85, 16th St, WyoLogic, 2,072.50, IT & website, WY Conf. Bldg Officials, 150.00, membership/conference, WY Machinery Co. 595.11, parts, WY Municipal Power, 231,244.82, power bill, WY Retirement System, 431.25, firemen retirement, WY Wireless Internet, 75.00, internet town hall, WY Workers Compensation, 194.31, fire workers comp, Wyoming.com, 20.00, web hosting, Wyopass, 57.00, membership dues Payroll $170,396.87 Total vouchers $635,404.83 Mayor Graves proclaimed April 30, 2021 as the day to celebrate Arbor Day. Council adjourned into the Public Hearing at 7:30 pm. Platte County Economic Development Director presented an overview of the Wyoming Business Council’s Business Ready Communities Community Enhancement Grant which would provide funds for the reconstruction of 16th Street from South Street to Swanson Road. Public Comment was received from Mort and Cindy Tillman, Bob Ruwart, and Hersh Pruitt. The public hearing was adjourned at 7:45 p.m. and the regular meeting was reconvened. Ms. Lucinda Houtchens discussed her concerns over the green waste roll-off no longer being located in her neighborhood. Ms. Houtchens requested the roll-offs be moved back to their original locations. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Ordinance 831 on third and final reading. Motion passed 4-0. ORDINANCE NO. 831 AN ORDINANCE REZONING 452 EAST OAK STREET, TOWN OF WHEATLAND, SE1/4SE1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 24 NORTH, RANGE 68 WEST WHEREAS, the applicant, Gary Mellinger, submitted an application for a land use district change for the property described below from Mobile Home Park (MHP) district to Conservancy (C) district, and; WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing concerning this land use district change on February 4, 2021, and; WHEREAS, during the February 4, 2021, Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing the Commission voted to recommend to the Town Council to approve the requested land use district change; NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WHEATLAND, WYOMING: The following described real property: A TRACT OF LAND IN THE SE1/4SE1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 24 NORTH, RANGE 68 WEST OF THE 6TH P.M., PLATTE COUNTY, WYOMING, BEING A PORTION OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN BOOK 152, PAGE 267 IN THE PLATTE COUNTY RECORDS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF THE SE1/4SE1/4 OF SAID SECTION 12, WHICH POINT IS NORTH 88°15’ WEST, 697.4 FEET FROM THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SE1/4SE1/4 NORTH 88°15’ WEST, 200 FEET; THENCE NORTH ON A LINE PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88°15’ EAST, 200 FEET; THENSE SOUTH ON A LINE PARALLEL TO THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A TRACT OF LAND BEING THE SOUTH 18.5 FEET OF LAND DESCRIBED IN BOOK 393, PAGE 71, SITUATE IN THE SE1/4SE1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 24 NORTH, RANGE 68 WEST OF THE 6TH P.M., PLATTE COUNTY, WYOMING, AND ALSO BEING THAT LAND DESCRIBED IN BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENT RECORDED SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 IN BOOK 499, PAGE 673, PLATTE COUNTY RECORDS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT A POINT ON THE SOUTH BOUNDARY OF THE SE1/4SE1/4 OF SAID SECTION 12, WHICH POINT IS 697.4 FEET FROM THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG THE SOUTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SE1/4SE1/4 NORTH 88°15’ WEST, 200 FEET; THENCE NORTH ON A LINE PARALLEL WITH THE EAST BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID BOOK 393, PAGE 721, PARCEL #3, THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 88°15’ EAST, 200 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID PARCEL #3; THENCE NORTH ON A LINE PARALLEL TO THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 18.5 FEET; THENCE NORTH 88°15’ WEST, 200 FEET; THENCE SOUTH A DISTANCE OF 18.5 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Be and the same is hereby re-zoned from Mobile Home Park (MHP) district to Conservancy (C) district as set forth in Chapters 18.30, 18.35, and 18.65 of the Wheatland Municipal Code.
Passed and approved this 8th day of February 2021, on first reading. Passed and approved this 8th day of March 2021, on second reading. Passed and approved this 12th day of April 2021, on third reading. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to delegate the south facing side of the I25 billboard sign to the Historic Preservation Committee and the Platte County Main Street Committee and the north facing side of the billboard to PCED. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Montoya motioned, seconded by Councilman Race, to move forward and accept the proposal from Landis & Gyr for the electric Automated Meter Infrastructure. Motion passed 4-0. NEW BUSINESS: Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to accept the Subrecipient Agreement with WYDOT for the pathway plan update and to have Mayor Graves sign on behalf of the Town. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Britz, to move into executive session at 8:35 p.m. for the purpose of contract discussions. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Madsen motioned, seconded by Councilman Race, to adjourn out of executive session at 9:15 p.m. No action was taken. With nothing further to come before the Council the meeting adjourned 9:16 p.m. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright
Public Notice No. 10937. To be published in the Platte County Record - Times April 28, 2021.