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, September 13, 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 Britz, Madsen, Montoya, and Race. Clerk/Treasurer Candy Wright and Attorney Doug Weaver were also present. Mayor Graves presented the agenda requesting to add Cinema West and Jordan Ham representing WyoLogic to Public Comments. Councilman Race motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to accept the agenda as amended. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Montoya motioned, seconded by Councilman Race, to accept the consent agenda as presented and to place it on file. Motion passed 4-0. August vouchers approved by Council are as follows: 4 Rivers Equipment, 679.69, parts, Absolute Solutions, 426.00, parts/supplies, Airgas, 709.25, altair calibration, Alexander Construction, 1,312.50, street projects, Alsco, 96.96, mat rentals, Amped Electrical Solutions LLC, 712.20, light at chemical shed, AT&T Mobility, 518.88, mobile internet for PD, Black Hills Energy, 1,829.79, heat, Blue360 Media LLC, 165.75, WY criminal/traffic law books, Bob Ruwart Motors, 146.65, parts, Bomgaars, 1,007.90, supplies/safety, Border States Industries, Inc, 1,518.66, supplies/meters, Graves, Brandon, 750.00, Town Council, Britz, William R, 150.00, Town Council, Capital Business System Inc., 783.87, copier meter usage, Caselle, 19,790.00, annual contract support/maintenance, CenturyLink, 208.49, phones, Children's Hospital CO, 276.25, investigation, City of Torrington, 11,490.20, sanitation disposal, CRA Payment Center, 112.81, parts/supplies, CRA Payment Center, 17.73, hardware, Croell Redi-Mix Inc, 1,107.00, asphalt mix, Dana Kepner Co, 7,426.40, parts, DBC Irrigation Supply, 270.86, parts, Dominguez Plumbing, 431.25, water heater repair, Drube Supply, 12,720.71, generator, Energy Labs Inc., 82.00, sewer tests, Fastenal Company, 22.49, supplies, Fat Boys Tire & Repair, 15.00, tire repair, Ferguson Waterworks, 490.40, water meter parts, Fired-Up, 68.00, parts/supplies, First Bankcard, 1,049.98, pickleball court, First Bankcard, 2,603.05, google/school/travel/supplies, Fusion Cloud Services LLC, 713.61, phones, Galls- Aramark, 266.84, supplies, Hawkins Inc, 622.75, chlorine cylinder, Heimsoth, Travis, 750.00, Electrical Inspector, Herdt, Justin, 128.72, reimbursement on supplies, Herdt, Ruth, 200.00, cleaning, Hoffman Custom Construction Inc, 28,075.00, concrete work, Horton Fuels LLC, 11,510.80, fuel, Ideal, 84.86, coveralls, John Deer Financial, 461.62, supplies, Jones, RD, 1,162.00, contract mechanic, Kois Brothers Equipment, 444.26, parts/supplies, Kraft, Bryan, 100.00, lagoon system examination, KYCN Radio, 300.00, advertisement, Lambert, Michale, 200.00, cleaning, Laramie Peak Motors, 23.36, parts, Lauck, Warren,148.40, safety, Lawson Products, 1,187.99,supplies, LexisNexis/Matthew Bender, 1,047.24, WY statutes, Lingo Communications, 193.97, phones, Logmein Communications, Inc, 567.67, phones, Long's Tree Spraying, LLC,4,250.00, tree spraying, Madsen, Alan, 150.00, Town Council, Marks Plumbing Parts, 315.02, parts, McElmurry, Jeanie, 325.00, cleaning, Meritain Health, 34,496.61, health premiums, Montoya, Anthony, 150.00, Town Council, Norb Olind Construction Inc., 28,500.00, pickleball court, One Call of WY, 32.50, tickets 55, One Stop Safety Solutions, 1,035.00, drug test/safety consulting, O'Reilly Automotive Inc, 78.46, shop supplies, P.C. Chamber of Commerce, 6,750.00, services rendered, P.C. Library, 1,500.00, services rendered, PEDCO, 1,400.00, services rendered, Pitney Bowes Global, 218.85, rental, Platte County, 59,325.97, taxes, Quill Corp,130.10, office supplies, Race, Donald, 150.00, Town Council, Record Times & PC Merchant, 1,001.85, advertisement, Restoring Oaks Counseling, 1,000.00, counseling, Simon Contractors, 1,255.02, supplies, Snyder Industries, 6,244.01, trash cans – 300 gal, Spot On Welding, 1,600.00, repairs at Transfer Station, State Lands & Investments, 74,978.30, lagoon payment, State of WY, 23,561.08, Utility Sales Tax, Stevenson, Terry, 200.00, Emergency Management, Superior Contracting LLC, 6,336.00, trash hauling, Symbiosa,1,000.00,GIS, TDS Collection Service Inc., 4,347.00, rolloff c&d, Teel Gun Works, LLC, 475.00, browning buck mark micro sr 22lr, Terminix, 637.00, annual payment, The Tire Shop, 923.16, tires, Thrifty Foods, 359.23, supplies, T-O Engineers, 12,808.85, engineers, Trihydro Corp, 859.25, Engineering - landfill monitoring ,USA Blue Book, 539.26, supplies, Valli Information System Inc, 1,832.30, mailing of bills, Verizon Wireless, 266.27, cellphones, Wastequip, LLC, 4,979.71,96g, Western United Electric Supply, 59,583.75, electric supplies, Wheatland Automotive, 1,312.66, shop supplies, Wheatland Fire Dept Foundation, 260.00, Wheatland R.E.A., 8,575.16, electric purchased, WyoLogic Inc., 2,146.75, IT/website, WY Assn of Municipalities, 4,664.41, 2022 membership, WY First Aid & Safety, 795.37, first aid kit, WY Machinery Co, 4,573.71, plunger, and compact track loader ,WY Municipal Power, 288,292.46, power bill, WY Municipal Power, 4,656.29, one half of wampa bill for service on Guernsey rural breaker 352, WY Retirement System, 431.25, firemen’s retirement, WY Wireless Internet, Inc., 75.00, internet town hall, WY Workers Compensation, 508.98, fire workers comp, Wyoming.com, 20.00, web hosting, Zakowski, John, 150.00, Medical card for CDL, Capital, Fire Department Foundation, 130.90 key pad, T.C. Edwards, 157.98 labor HV repair, SPET, Western United Electric Supply, 2,310.60, parts/supplies Total Payroll, $180,907.48, Total Vouchers $960,743.36 PUBLIC COMMENTS: PCSD #1 requested a reduction in the building permit fees for work being done on the high school auditorium. Councilman Montoya motioned, seconded by Councilman Race, to reduce the fees by 50%. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, for the Mayor and administration to begin the process of developing a one-year lease with Heather Ferguson to operate Cinema West. Motion passed 4-0. Jordan Ham representing WyoLogic addressed Council regarding past due invoices and the reason behind non-payment. At 7:30 p.m. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to move into a Public Hearing for the purpose of discussing a proposed Community Development Block Grant application to solicit public comments for the 16th Street Reconstruction Project. Motion passed 4-0. Mr. Merlin Hitt and Mr. Matthew Kukowski spoke in favor of the 16th Street project. Both felt that improving 16th Street was a benefit to both Wheatland and Platte County businesses and residents. Improving 16th Street is necessary for resident safety and will improve the local economy. Ms. Marsha Kafka expressed her concerns on traffic during construction. With no further public comment Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Race, to adjourn the public hearing at 7:45 p.m. Motion passed 4-0.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Montoya, to accept T-O Engineering’s agreement and authorize the Mayor to sign. Motion passed 4-0. Changes and additions were discussed on the Ambulance Agreement with Banner Health. Attorney Weaver will contact Banner Health with changes. Councilman Britz provided an update on Economic Health & Development Trends for the community. NEW BUSINESS: Councilman Race motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to approve the vacation and re-plat of Lot 14 of the Lock Addition. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to accept the simple subdivision on Palmer Canyon Road as presented. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Montoya motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen to approve, on first reading Ordinance 832 with a request to add the legal description. Motion passed 4-0. An Ordinance Approving the Annexation of the Paragon Park Addition to the Town of Wheatland, Wyoming Establishing Zoning Classification for Said Property. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Race, to approve the Power Supply Agreement for the Paragon Park property and authorize the Mayor to sign. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve Resolution No. 4-2021 a Resolution Authorizing Submission of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application to the Wyoming Community Development Authority (WCDA) for the Wheatland 16th Street Development Project in the amount of $750,000. Motion passed 4-0. Councilman Britz motioned, seconded by Councilman Madsen, to approve on first reading Ordinance 833. Members of the public expressed their concerns on the ordinance providing changes and suggestions for the ordinance. Amendments to the ordinance may be made up to and including the third and final reading by the Council. Motion passed 4-0. Ordinance 833 is An Ordinance Amending Wheatland Town Code 9.05.090 and 9.05.100 Concerning Discharge and Possession of Firearms Within the Town of Wheatland. Clerk Wright requested permission to hire an additional Journeyman Lineman. Council approved with no official action being taken at this time. With nothing further to come before the Council the meeting adjourned 9:11 p.m. S/N: Mayor Brandon Graves Attest: S/N: Clerk Candy Wright
Public Notice No. 11049. To be published in the Platte County Record - September 29, 2021.