City minutes Feb. 5, 2024


City Council Proceedings
February 5, 2024
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on February 5, 2024, in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Mayor John Wetzel called the meeting to order and the following were present: Council Members Tim Sapp, Floyd Young, Steven Lensegrav, Zane Logan, Geoff Hovivian and Lesli Spencer. City Officials: City Administrator Zack Thorington, City Clerk Tiffany Brando and City Attorney Scott Kolpitcke. Approval of Agenda: Councilman Young moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Approval of January 15, 2024 Minutes: Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve as presented, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Bills and Claims: Councilman Sapp abstained #60. Councilman Lensegrav made a motion the bills be allowed and authorize the Treasurer to draw warrants for payment of the same, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
PUBLIC HEARING: Budget Amendment – City Attorney Kolpitcke opened the meeting at 6:02 pm – no comments – closed 6:03 pm. Resolution 2, 2024: A Resolution to Amend the 2023-2024 Budget- Administrator Thorington discussed the amendments. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Wings N Wheels Request for additional drag races and concert event. Mike Martin addressed the Council asking for permission for 5 additional drag races through Summer 2024, the dates have not been set, but would get those to the City upon setting them. They plan to keep the airport open during the races. Administrator Thorington asked to have a detailed plan on file for the drag races. Mike Martin also addressed having a concert Friday during the annual event with a local band and NWC band would be onsite on Saturday. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve allowing for drag racing series Summer 2024, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Request waiver of fees Snowball Softball Tournament to support Celebrities for a Cause and Crisis Intervention. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve the waiver of fees, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Committee Updates: Councilman Logan Recycle Board. Ordinance No. 1, 2024: Attorney Kolpitcke read by title only - An Ordinance Amending Section 1.12.010 of the Powell City Code Pertaining to Wards. Hans Ode, Park County 1st Deputy Clerk and Kati Johnson Park County Election Deputy addressed the Council on the reapportionment of City wards and presented an updated ward map. Mayor Wetzel asked about precincts, and Mr. Ode stated that would go to the Park County Commissioners for approval. Councilman Logan moved to approve on first reading, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Moyer Foundation Grant: Administrator Thorington discussed the Moyer Grant of $10,000 approved for the Bean Mill Mural Funding. Councilman Hovivian moved to accept the grant, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. General Announcements: Administrator Thorington introduced Isabella from Powell High School Work Experience for the semester and updated the search for Police Chief is extended until the end of February. Adjourn: There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilman Young 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, ​​Mayor​​
ATTEST:​​​ ​​​​​​
​/s/ Tiffany Brando, City Clerk

1 AFLAC Dependent Childcare $416.66 Payroll Deductions
2 AFLAC Insurance Premiums $2,203.42 Payroll Deductions
3 AFLAC Unreimbursed Medical $3,670.94 Payroll Deductions
4 Internal Revenue Service $73,281.86 FICA
5 MASA Medical Air Services Assn $798.00 Payroll Deductions
6 Great West Retirement Service $8,762.25 Deferred Compensation
8 Wyoming Retirement System $55,989.08 Retirement Contribution
9 Health Benefit Plan $93,000.00 Plan Benefit TOTAL PAYROLL RELATED: $238,122.21 TOTAL PAID WAGES IN JANUARY 2024 $266,195.25
10 360 Office Solutions Aqua, Finance $129.41 Copy Machine Fees
11 A & I Distributors Shop $1,308.09 DEF
12 ABC Tree, LLC Electric $4,112.50 Tree Trimming
13 Addco Office Systems Finance $225.80 Postage Meter Sealer Kit & Ink
14 Aldrich’s Parks $195.95 Plywood
15 Alsco Admin, Police $323.11 Mat Cleaning
16 AT&T Mobility Administration $134.84 Monthly Cell Phone Fees
17 Big Valley Bearing & Supply Airport $42.52 Beacon Bearings
18 Blair’s Market Various $73.58 Coffee Filters, Cleaning & Concession
19 Bloedorn Lumber Airport $36.53 Hardware for Beacon
20 Bobcat of the Bighorn Basin Parks $5,802.96 V-Blade Snowplow 21 Border States Electric Supply Electric $20,217.59 Fault Finders & Transformers 22 Bruco, Inc. Admin, Police $675.40 Toilet Paper & Hand Towels
23 Charter Communications Various $84.98 Back Up Internet Service
24 City of Powell ~ Utilities Various $21,908.74 Monthly Utility Fees
25 Civil Engineering Professionals, Inc. Parks $9,502.50 Engineering Fees for Splash Pad
26 Coffman Associates, Inc Airport $7,684.00 Professional Services Master Plan
27 Cross Petroleum Service Shop $856.15 DEF
28 Crum Electric Supply Electric $272.64 Flex, Connectors, Hole Straps & Wire
29 Custom Air, Inc Bldg, Police $534.86 Blower Motors
30 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water $1,731.00 Waste Water Testing
31 Engineering Associates Insp, Shop $11,299.60 Engineering Fees
32 Fastenal Elec, Shop $408.42 Lens Wipes, Batteries, First Aid Kits &
Marking Paint
33 Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Water $893.01 Water Meter Parts & Curb Box Lids
34 Fremont Beverages, Inc. Aquatics $137.90 Gatorade & H2O
35 Fremont Motor Powell Police $7,423.11 Replacement Engine
36 Garland Light & Power Fiber $45.00 Pole Attachment Fees
37 General Distributing Company Aquatics $1,664.00 CO2 & Tank Rental Fees
38 Graybar Electric Company Electric $206.10 Contactors
39 Hartford, The Various $1,547.95 Monthly LTD Benefit
40 Hassler Finance $800.00 Postage for Meter
41 Interstate Tire Service Inc. Electric $1,019.40 Dump Trailer Tires
42 J & F Concrete Pumping, LLC Water $840.00 Concrete Ave G Water Break
43 John Deere Financial Various $1,016.51 Grinder, Discs, Boots, Oil Mix, Hardware,
Saw & Ice Melt
44 Kois Brothers Equipment Sanitation $2,202.62 Sensor, Belts, Switch Bank & Camera
45 McConnell, Ty Water $55.10 Meal for Crew During Water Break
46 Mountain West Computer Various $698.87 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
47 Napa Autoparts Various $203.02 Gloves, De-Icer, Tape, Ear Plugs
& Floor Dry
48 National Band & Tag Company Police $30.14 Dog Tags
49 Northwest Rural Water District Waste Water $71.50 Monthly Water Fees
50 O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Various $2,396.48 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
51 Petty Cash Admin, Finance $14.42 Distilled Water & Table Cloths
52 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various $816.58 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
53 Powell Welding & Industrial Supply Water $37.50 Pliers
54 Production Machine Company Sanitation $128.35 Hydraulic Hoses
55 Pro-Vision Inc Police $3,386.23 In Car Video System
56 Rimrock Tire Corp Sanitation $909.94 Steer Tires
57 Roper Lock Box, LLC Police $35.00 Keys
58 Roselli Cleaning Services LLC Various $4,588.00 Monthly Cleaning Fees
59 Rovenna Signs & Design Police $754.88 Graphics & Installation
60 Sapp, Tim Council $17.42 Mileage SMP meeting Cody
61 Smith Psychological Services Police $400.00 Preemployment Evaluation Fee
62 Stone House Data Solutions Finance $199.99 Shredding Services 63 TCT Various $741.63 Phone, Fax, Internet & TV 64 US. Foods Aquatics $716.21 Concession & Household Supplies 65 USA Blue Book Waste Water $703.75 Lagoon Sample Dippers 66 Verizon Wireless Various $904.95 Monthly Cell Phone Fees, New Phone
Airport Manager
67 White Ink Finance $56.41 Shipping Fees 06-Feb-24 $123,223.14
Publ., Tues., Feb. 13, 2024