City Council Proceedings
February 1, 2021
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on February 1, 2021 in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Mayor Wetzel called the meeting to order and the following were present: Mayor John Wetzel, Council Members Tim Sapp, Floyd Young, Lesli Spencer, Steven Lensegrav, Geoff Hovivian and Zane Logan. City Officials: City Administrator Zack Thorington, City Clerk Tiffany Brando, City Attorney Sandee Kitchen and Deputy Attorney Scott Kath. Approval of Agenda: Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Approval of January 18, 2021 minutes: Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve minutes as presented, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Bills and Claims: Councilman Sapp abstained from item #51. Councilman Young made a motion the bills be allowed and authorize the Treasurer to draw warrants for payment of the same, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Catering permit WYOld West Brewing Feb. 20th at the Fairgrounds. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Resolution No. 2, 2021: Waiver of Open Container at Plaza Diane July 9, 2021 for Class of 2000. Councilman Hovivian moved to approve, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Committee Updates: Councilwoman Spencer PEP Board and Councilman Logan Recycle and WMPA Boards. Cottonwood Village Subdivision – Parcel I: Attorney Kath went over the agreement signed by the developer. Councilman Young moved to approve the agreement and authorize all necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Attorney Kath discussed the final plat and has been approved by both Development Review Committee and Planning and Zoning. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve the final plat and authorize all necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Attorney Kitchen Read all Ordinances 1-6 by title on second reading. Ordinance No. 1, 2021: An Ordinance Amending Section 9.20.030 of the Powell City Code Pertaining to the Sale of Tobacco, Electronic Cigarettes and Requirements for Minors. Ordinance No. 2, 2021: An Ordinance Amending Section 5.08.090 of the Powell City Code Regarding Alcoholic Beverage License Fees by Establishing a Fee for Satellite Winery Permits Manufacturer’s Off Premise Permits, Increasing the Resort Liquor License Fee, Removing Restrictions Regarding Permits to be Utilized on Facilities Owned, Operated and Maintained by the City of Powell. Ordinance No. 3, 2021: An Ordinance Enacting Section 5.08.095 of the Powell City Code by Establishing a New Powell City Code Section that Consolidates Prior Language in the Code Concerning Restrictions on Permits if to be Utilized In or Upon a Facility Owned, Operated or Maintained by the City of Powell. Ordinance No. 4, 2021: An Ordinance Revising Section 5.08.130 of the Powell City Code by Regarding Licensee Responsible for Violation by Replacing the Reference to Beer Gardens with Secured Patio.
Ordinance No. 5, 2021: An Ordinance Amending Section 5.08.240 of the Powell City Code Pertaining to Restrictions on Permittee’s for Catering Permits, Malt Beverage Permits by Adding Manufacture’s Off-Premise Permits and Replacing the Reference to Special Malt Beverage Permits with Malt Beverage Permits. Ordinance No. 6, 2021: An Ordinance Repealing Sections 5.08.220 Regarding Malt Beverage and Catering Permits-Limit per Person and 5.08.230 Regarding Hours and Duration of Malt Beverage and Catering Permits. Councilwoman Spencer made motion to approve Ordinance 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, 2021 on seconded reading, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Resolution No. 1, 2021: A Resolution of the City of Powell, Wyoming Update Fees and Charges Schedule for Various Municipal Services and Products and Establishing and Effective Date of February 1, 2021. Administrator Thorington gave update on the resolution and fees have previously been established with the addition Planning & Zoning Fees to be paid upfront instead of after. Councilman Young moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Annual Depository Records read by Attorney Kitchen for Big Horn Federal Savings Bank. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Absaroka Special Purpose Tax Discussion on Excess Funds: Administrator Thorington discussed the overage from the Absaroka 1% special purpose tax at approximately $1.1 million and discussed using funds for slurry and chip seal projects for streets. Council would like to move forward with the process of re-designating those funds. Gluten Free Oats: Administrator Thorington addressed payment has not been received and the contract did expire. Dale Tenhulzen addressed council that funds should be received in the next couple of days and apologized for the delay. Councilman Lensegrav moved to extend the contract for 30 days and authorize all necessary signatures, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
2nd Quarter Revenues and Expenses: Administrator Thorington discussed revenues and sales tax is 69% and tracking higher than anticipated. Expenses are on track and the streets large expense of slurry seal was paid out this summer.
There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilwoman Spencer moved to adjourn, seconded by Councilman Hovivian unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Mayor Wetzel adjourned the regular meeting at 6:32 p.m.
/s/ John F. Wetzel
/s/ Tiffany Brando
Publ., Tues., Feb. 9, 2021
PAYROLL CLAIMS 1 AFLAC Dependent Childcare $933.32 Payroll Deductions
2 AFLAC Insurance Premiums $1,784.40 Payroll Deductions
3 AFLAC Unreimbursed Medical $3,449.28 Payroll Deductions
4 Internal Revenue Service $123,592.03 FICA
5 MASA Medical Air Services Assn $570.00 Payroll Deductions
6 Great West Retirement Service $9,721.45 Deferred Compensation
7 WY Dept of Workforce Services $4,166.71 Worker’s Comp
8 Wyoming Retirement System $124,588.60 Retirement Contribution
9 Health Benefit Plan $97,080.00 Plan Benefit
TOTAL PAYROLL RELATED: $365,885.79
TOTAL PAID WAGES IN JANUARY 2021 $423,641.13
10 360 Office Solutions Aquatics 112.00 Copy Machine Fees
11 Absaroka Door Shop 235.02 Glass
12 Aldrich’s Parks 616.38 Lumber and Screws
13 Alsco Aquatics 85.85 Mat Cleaning & Deodorizers
14 AT&T Mobility Admin, IT 134.32 Monthly Cell Phone Charges
15 Bailey Enterprises Inc Various 6,249.36 December Fuel
16 Big Horn COOP Marketing Association Sanitation 76.96 Gloves
17 Blair’s Market Airport 16.56 Coffee, Sugar, Cream & Cups
18 Bloedorn Lumber Parks 62.48 Lumber, Hole Saw & Hole Saw Arbor
19 Border States Electric Supply Electric 160.26 Meter Repair
20 Bradford Supply Company Water, W Wat 68.11 Hose Clamps & Flange
21 Charter Communications Police 7.42 Monthly Cable TV Fees
22 City of Billings Sanitation 14,388.55 December Tipping Fees
23 City of Powell ~ Utilities Various 25,560.11 Monthly Utility Fees
24 Crum Electric Supply Electric 40.36 Motion Sensor
25 Custom Air, Inc Police 85.00 Heater Repair
26 Dick Jones Trucking Sanitation 2,200.00 Cardboard Hauling Fees
27 Elan City Inc. Police 5,849.00 Speed Signs & Accessories
28 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water 1,382.00 Waste Water Testing
29 Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. #2697 Water 2,187.87 Water Meters
30 Fremont Beverages, Inc. Aquatics 56.00 Gatorade & Water
31 General Distributing Co Aquatics 1,927.32 CO2 & Tank Rental
32 Graybar Electric Company Electric 12,234.24 Lighting Controllers & Autobahn Lights
33 John Deere Financial Water 222.92 Fencing Material & Fence Post Pounder
34 Kois Brothers Equipment Sanitation 117.48 Grabber Arm Belts
35 Long Building Technologies, Inc Aquatics 336.30 Leisure Pool Boiler & Heater Checks
36 Mid-American Research Chemical Water 200.50 Hotsy Chemical
37 Mountain West Computer Various 149.72 Plotter Print Head & USB Hub
38 Napa Auto Parts Sani, Shop 252.40 Relays, Filters & Glass Cleaner
39 Newman Signs Streets 424.76 Sign Brackets
40 Norco Inc Parks 187.52 Toilet paper
41 Northwest Rural Water District Airport, W Wat 385.90 Monthly Water Fees
42 Office Shop, The Police 36.09 Copy Machine Fees
43 Old Dominion Brush Airport, Streets 1,352.76 Brooms
44 Park County Clerk Council 5,632.11 Fees for 2020 Elections
45 Park County Landfills Elec, Parks 209.98 Tipping Fees
46 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various 144.68 Misc. Purchases for Various Departments
47 Powell Welding & Industrial Supply, LLC Shop 129.90 Metal
48 RC Systems Inc Aquatics 2,750.00 Annual Rec Pro Software Contract Fees
49 Rimrock Tire Sanitation 925.30 Flat Repair, Recap & Mount Tires
50 Sanders Plumbing & Heating, Inc Aquatics 109.36 Toilet Repair
51 Sapp, Tim Council 14.56 Mileage Reimbursement SMP Meeting
52 SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. Electric 401,109.60 Vining Substation Transformers
53 State of Wyo Dept of Workforce Svcs Aquatics 479.71 Unemployment Fees
54 Valli Information Systems, Inc. Finance 1,417.88 UB Processing, Online Maintenance
& Postage Fees
55 Verizon Wireless Various 963.27 Monthly Cell Phone Charges
56 Warren Transport Sanitation 9,013.64 Trash Hauling Fees
57 WESCO Electric 630.60 Light Fixtures
58 White Ink Elec, Finance 249.12 Shipping Fees & Window Envelopes
59 Womack Machine Supply Company Sanitation 329.06 Power Divider
60 Wyoming Department of Agriculture Airport 40.00 Annual Weights & Measure License
Total Claims: 2-Feb-21 $501,550.29
Publ., Tues., Feb. 9, 2021