City Council Proceedings
July 19, 2021
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on July 19, 2021 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, Lesli Spencer, Steven Lensegrav, Geoff Hovivian and Zane Logan.
City Officials: City Administrator Zack Thorington, City Clerk Tiffany Brando, City Attorney Sandee Kitchen and Electric Supt. Steve Franck.
Approval of Agenda: Councilman Sapp moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Approval of July 6, 2021 minute: Councilman Young moved to approve minutes as presented, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Bills and Claims: Councilman Lensegrav made a motion the bills be allowed and authorize the Treasurer to draw warrants for payment of the same, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Resolution No. 12, 2021 request for waiver of open container American Legion July 27-31. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Committee Updates: Councilman Lensegrav Golf Board, Councilman Young YCAN Board, Councilman Sapp Shoshone Pipeline and Mayor Wetzel WAM.
Discussion on ARPA Funding: Administrator Thorington updated Council on payment of first installment of ARPA funds was over $500,000 and with the stipulations on the funds and discussions with staff revenue losses is a category they can use and storm water projects. Staff discussed working on storm water project on North Division from 7th Street and Erik Wachob with Engineering Associates spoke on the proposed project and how it would correlate to a future widening project for Division Street. Council directed staff to continue work on the N. Division storm water project and revenue loss calculations.
Ordinance No. 9, 2021: An Ordinance Amending Section 5.08.010 of the Powell City Code Pertaining to Definitions in the Alcoholic Beverage License Chapter by Adding a New Definition for the Term “Sealed”. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve on third and final reading, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval. MOTION CARRIED.
Ordinance No. 10, 2021: An Ordinance Amending Section 5.08.095 of the Powell City Code AUTHORIZING Approval and Restrictions for 24 Hour Alcohol Permits and Where They can be Utilized Upon Facilities Owned, Operated and Maintained by the City of Powell. Attorney Kitchen went over amendments sent to council and at recommendation of City Clerk. Councilman Young moved to approve as amended on third and final reading, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Resolution No. 13, 2021: A Resolution Providing for the Authorization to Approve Malt Beverage Permits, Catering Permits or Manufacturers Off-Premise Permits Per City Code Section 5.08.095A. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Bid Results Vining Substation Commissioning: Administrator Thorington gave results low bid of $103,784 to Electro Test and is over the budget and engineers estimates, but can defer other budgeted projects. Electric Supt. Franck gave an update on the project. Councilman Logan moved to approve and authorize all necessary signatures for Electro Test, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Change order Airport Taxiway Extension: Administrator Thorington updated change order on project for seeding, mulching and top soil. Councilman Hovivian moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
ARPA Funds Acceptance at Powell Municipal Airport: Administrator Thorington discussed $32,000 for operational costs at the Powell Municipal Airport. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Powell Swim Club PAC Agreement: Administrator Thorington discussed change was 2.1% increase for Cost-of-Living Adjustment. Councilman Logan moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Policy & Procedure updates: Policy changes 2.1, 3.3, 4.6, 5.1, 5.9 discussion by Administrator Thorington. Councilman Hovivian moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
4th Quarter Revenue and Expense: Administrator Thorington gave an update on final revenues and expenses for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
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 6:40 p.m.
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLAIMS
1 360 Office Solutions Administration $88.44 Monthly Copy Machine Fees
2 Absaroka Door Water $516.00 Overhead Door Repair
3 Aldrich’s Streets, Parks $745.38 Marking Supplies, Tape Measure, Shims 4 ArchiveSocial Police $2,988.00 Social Media Subscription
5 Ascent Aviation Group, Inc Airport $31.20 Monthly Communication Fees
6 Bailey Enterprises Inc Various $12,039.65 Monthly Fuel Purchases
7 Big Horn COOP Marketing Assoc Parks, Sani $155.28 Broom, Knives, Gloves, Bug Spray
8 Big Horn Redi Mix Water $795.00 Sand Slurry
9 Blair’s Market Aquatic, Streets $31.21 Hotdog Buns, Soap, Paper Products
10 Border States Electric Supply Electric $402,419.00 Substation Materials, Ducts, Coupler,
Switches, Arrestor Cover
11 Bradford Supply Company Parks, W Water $156.66 4” PVC, Bushings, Black Pipe, Fittings
12 Carquest Water $20.23 Nut Driver Set
13 City of Billings Sanitation $20,552.30 June Tipping Fees
14 Cody Enterprise, The Police $103.20 Advertising for Community Service Officer 15 Custom Delivery Service, Inc Waste Water $129.40 Sample Delivery Fees
16 DBT Transportation Services, LLC Airport $2,219.74 Quarterly AWOS, NAVAIDS & NAS Fees 17 Dick Jones Trucking Sanitation $2,300.00 Cardboard Hauling Fees
18 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water $238.00 Waste Water Testing
19 Engineering Associates Administration $4,631.14 Monthly Engineering Fees for Division St,
Water Tower West
20 Engineering Design Associates Aquatic $5,762.50 Engineering for PAC HVAC
21 Fastenal Various $943.23 Batteries, Blades, Wire, Washers, Pallet
Jack, Rivets, Tape
22 Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. #2697 Water $5,200.98 Valve Box Lids, Flanges, Meter Loops,
Meter Screens, Meter
23 Franck, Steve Electric $25.26 Charger, Phone Case
24 Fremont Motor Powell Electric, Police $114.31 Coil, Wire, Bracket
25 Garland Light & Power Airport, W Wat $2,135.20 Electric Bills
26 Hanson Chemical, Inc. Sanitation $329.76 Degreaser, Towels
27 Honnen Equipment Company Streets $174.34 Loader Part
28 John Deere Financial Various $898.57 Mouse Bar Bait, Muffler, Pipe, Mower
Switch, 4 Cycle Fuel
29 KPOW Sanitation $110.00 West Nile Advertising
30 Leisure In Montana Aquatics $4,005.12 Pulsar Briquettes
31 Local Government Liability Pool Various $37,880.00 FY 21-22 Liability Insurance
32 Long Building Technologies, Inc Aquatics $171.00 Pump Room AC
33 Matthew Bender & Co, Inc Attorney $547.36 2021 Wyoming State Statue Books
34 Midland Implement Company, Inc Parks $2,321.69 Sprinklers, Pump and Motor
35 Mountain Construction Company Airport $41,968.03 Final Payment Airport Taxiway
35 Montana Dakota Utilities Co Various $3,450.68 Monthly Natural Gas Bills
36 Mountain West Computer Admin, Police $1,307.24 USB to HDMI, UPS and USB Hub, Desktop 37 MT Waterworks & Irrigation Water $101.44 Pipe Coupling
38 Napa Auto Parts Various $276.72 Misc. Purchases for Various Departments 39 Norco Inc Parks $281.28 Jumbo Toilet Tissue
40 O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Various $55.75 Air Filter, Distributor Generator, Headlight 41 Office Shop, The Administration $232.09 Quarterly Copy Machine Fees
42 One-Call of Wyoming Elec, Water $60.75 Dig Ticket Fees
43 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various $209.31 Misc. Purchases for Various Departments 44 Powell Electric Electric $52.90 Midwest Hub, Breaker, Connector
45 Powell Valley Recycling Task Force Sanitation $5,581.81 June Fees Collection
46 Powell Welding & Industrial Streets $88.50 Diamond Masonry Blade
47 Rimrock Tire Sanitation $1,162.22 Tires, Repair, Rotation
48 Saber Pest Control, LLC. Aquatics $100.00 Pest Control
49 Sanders Plumbing & Heating, Inc Parks $29.36 Urinal Repair Kit
50 Secretary of State Police $60.00 Notary Application Fee for L Baker
51 Sherwin-Williams Streets $845.00 Striper Piston, Sleeve
52 Shoshone Municipal Pipeline Water $79,365.14 Monthly Water Usage & Tap Fees
53 Specialty Electrics, Inc. Electric $70,830.00 Relay Panels
54 Specialty Tool & Attachment Waste Water $8.99 Stihl Cut Off Wheel
55 State of Wyoming Dept of Revenue Aquatic, Elec $15,106.10 June Sales Tax Collected
56 Valli Information Systems, Inc. Finance $79.80 Online, OTC, & Alert Message Fees
57 WAM-WCCA Electric $2,500.00 Bent St. LED Loan Qrtly Payment
58 WAMCAT Admin, Finance $130.00 Membership Dues T Brando & K Nelson 59 Warren Transport Sanitation $5,524.08 Trash Hauling Fees, Tire & Service Call 60 WESCO Electric $6,840.00 Bent St Light Fixtures
61 White Ink Police $55.00 Business Cards for S Alquist
62 Williams Inland Distributors Aquatics $212.76 Ice Cream
63 WyoAssoc of Rural Water Systems Water $395.00 Water Conf Reg Fees for K Spomer
64 Wyoming Department of Health Water $72.00 Colilert Water Testing
65 Wyoming Municipal Power Agency Electric $377,511.19 June Power Bill
Publ., Tues., Aug. 3, 2021