City Council Proceedings, May 2, 2022
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on May 2, 2022 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, Zane Logan and Geoff Hovivian. City Officials: City Administrator Zack Thorington, City Clerk Tiffany Brando, City Attorney Sandee Kitchen and Deputy City Attorney Scott Kath. Approval of Agenda: Mayor Wetzel requested to add discussion on golf course under mayor and council. Councilman Logan moved to approve the agenda as amended, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Approval of April 18, 2022 minutes: Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve minutes as presented, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Bills and Claims: Mayor Wetzel abstained #61 and Councilman Sapp #55. Councilman Young 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. 3, 2022: Waiver of Open Container Plaza @ 5 Series at Plaza Diane June 6, 16, 23 and July 7, 14, 21 of 2022. Councilman Hovivian moved to approve, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Resolution No. 4, 2022: Waiver of Open Container at Plaza Diane August 13th for Plaza Palooza. Councilman Young moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Committee Updates: Councilman Hovivian Airport Board and Councilman Logan WMPA Board. Councilman Steven Lensegrav arrived at the meeting. Mayoral Appointments: Urban Systems, Scott Larsen, Tree Board Colby Schaefer and Board of Adjustment Myron Heny. Councilman Hovivian moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Floyd, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Zachary Thorington Employment Agreement: Councilman Hovivian moved to approve and authorize all necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval MOTION CARRIED.
Proclamation 53rd Anniversary Municipal Clerks Week May 1-7, 2022: Councilman Hovivian moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Golf Course Discussion: Pat Day, Club President discussion on receiving donations. Mayor Wetzel presented the council with a written statement and discussion on pass through funds from the Moyer Foundation being used as matching and increasing the budget for FY 22/23 matching funds to $30k from the proposed $20k. Councilman Sapp expressed concern on the Moyer funding not meeting the definition provided. Mayor Wetzel is inclined to not allow the Moyer funds and stated the city match is a financial obligation to the city constituents. Mr. Day stated they try to get as much as possible to be matched and would like clarification. Councilman Logan agreed that from a budgeting standpoint need to have a firm number and use a definition to allow for the matching funds. Councilwoman Spencer indicated city owns the facility and funds are for improvements. Mayor Wetzel indicated need to set a number and go forth each year and not continue to change it with budget amendments going forward. Councilman Young moved to propose to change the matching funds for the Golf Course Budget request from $20k to $30k for FY 22/23 and allow Moyer funding, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, aye Wetzel, Logan, Lensegrav, Young, Hovivian and Spencer, Nay Sapp. MOTION CARRIED. Mr. Day asked for clarification on sponsorship policy and Mayor Wetzel indicated will review with staff and advise.
2022 Wyoming Emergency Insect Management Grant Pre-Award Acceptance, Councilman Sapp moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Park County Landfill Discussion: Administrator Thorington gave an update on meeting with Park County and the possibility of hauling MSW to Park County Landfill after reviewing the proposal of $65/ton disposal. County Commissioner Scott Mangold spoke on the proposal for all landfill users if the City of Powell hauls MSW to Park County and the Commissioners are meeting tomorrow to discuss the proposal and a long-term contract. Council in favor of the county drafting an agreement.
General Announcements: City Administrator Thorington gave update on pool and re-opening May 9th, Councilman Logan wanted to point out that the transfer station the City built was necessary for hauling all MSW as it is not economical for constituents for sanitation trucks to be driven back and forth.
There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilman Hovivian moved to adjourn, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Mayor Wetzel adjourned the regular meeting at 6:46 p.m.
1 AFLAC Dependent Childcare $516.66 Payroll Deductions 2 AFLAC Insurance Premiums $2,191.82 Payroll Deductions 3 AFLAC Unreimbursed Medical $3,083.52 Payroll Deductions 4 Internal Revenue Service $70,065.39 FICA 5 MASA Medical Air Services Assn $779.00 Payroll Deductions
6 Great West Retirement Service $7,371.79 Deferred Compensation
7 WY Department of Workforce Services $ Workers Compensation
8 Wyoming Retirement System $51,497.86 Retirement Contribution 9 California State Disbursement $996.92 Child Support 10 Health Benefit Plan $95,360.00 Plan Benefit 11 TOTAL PAYROLL RELATED: $231,862.96
12 TOTAL PAID WAGES IN APR 2022 $239,770.56
13 Aldrich’s Aquatics 10.99 Replacement Bit 14 Alsco Aqua, Police 248.39 Mat Cleaning 15 Ascent Aviation Group, Inc Airport 32,000.24 100 LL Fuel for Resale 16 AT&T Mobility Admin, IT 133.04 Admin & IT Cell Phones 17 Bears, Samuel E Electric 180.30 FR Jeans
18 Bob’s Auto Repair Police 50.00 Tow Fee Unit 9-20 19 Bobcat of the Bighorn Basin Water 2,750.00 Mini Excavator Lease 20 Border States Electric Supply Electric 1,015.17 MV Terminations & Connectors 21 Bradford Supply Company Parks 22.32 PVC Primer & Glue 22 Carquest Shop 749.97 Ventrac Hydraulic Fluid 23 City of Powell ~ Utilities Various 21,622.38 April Utility Fees 24 Cody Regional Health Police 250.00 Blood Draw 25 CPS Distributors Parks 61,430.00 Homesteader Park Irrigation Supplies 26 Crum Electric Supply Electric 201.60 Lamps 27 Custom Air, Inc Administration 4,950.00 Furnace Replaced City Hall Administration 28 Custom Delivery Service, Inc Waste Water 97.86 Deliver Samples to Energy Labs 29 DS Enterprises Police 70.00 Banner & Table Cloth 30 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water 674.00 Waste Water Testing
31 Engineering Associates ARPA Funding 9,924.78 Storm Drain Engineering Division Street
32 Fastenal Elec, Shop 233.74 Rivets & Safety Glasses 33 Ferguson Enterprises Water 4,669.75 Meter Loops Yokes & Couplers
34 Fremont Beverages, Inc. Aquatics 48.21 Lids 35 Fremont Motor Powell Police 342.90 Oil Cooler Unit 9-20
36 General Distributing Co Aquatics 2,570.03 CO2 & Tank Rental Fees 37 Griffis Quality Fencing Parks 2,700.00 Move Fence & Install Gate at Fish Pond
38 Identifix Shop 1,428.00 Annual Subscription
39 JCM Consulting Inc. Administration 125.00 PEP Scoring Units 40 John Deere Financial Various 1,740.00 Coupler, Adapter, Hitch, Hardware, Fuses, Oil & PTO Shaft
41 Keele Sanitation Aquatics 400.00 Vac Truck for Surge Tanks, Grease Trap
42 Kois Brothers Equipment Sanitation 1,463.96 Joystick & Pressure Switch 43 Lifeguard Store, The Aquatics 511.69 Life Jackets
44 Mountain West Computer Various 402.91 Office Supplies
45 Napa Auto Parts Parks, Shop 713.57 Brake Cleaner, Gasket, Brakes, Thread
locker, Filters & Jump Box
46 Nexgen Municipal Inc Sanitation 137.32 Manual Actuation Kit
47 Northwest Rural Water District Airport, W Wat 164.75 Monthly Water Fees
48 O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Parks 93.18 Connector & Brake Rotors 49 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various 357.25 Carpet Runner, Hardware, Pipe, Paint
Supplies & Coffee Maker
50 Powell Welding & Industrial Electric 37.50 Sawzall Blades
51 Production Machine Company Streets 91.94 Ventrac Hose 52 Quality Propane Service, Inc. Streets 17.00 Bottle Fill 53 Rocky Mountain Power Waste Water 11.10 RD 6 Pump Fees
54 Sanders Plumbing & Heating, Inc Aquatics 3,550.63 Toilet Repair, Clean out Pits & Valves
55 Sapp, Tim Council 60.84 Mileage Reimbursement SMP Meetings
56 Torgerson’s, LLC Streets 87,025.52 Rubber Tire Roller 57 Verizon Wireless Various 974.73 Monthly Cell Phone Charges 58 Vision West, Inc. Police 44.00 Embroidery Fees 59 Warren Transport Sanitation 11,325.05 Trash Hauling Fees
60 WESCO Receivables Corp Electric 238.50 Milwaukee Flashlight Kits 61 Wetzel, John Council 290.16 Mileage WAM Region/Board Meeting 62 Wyoming Assoc of Municipalities Admin, Council 480.00 WAM Conference L Spencer, Z Thorington
63 Yellowstone Motors Police 62.92 Headlight Switch Unit 9-10 3-May-22 $258,693.19
/s/ John F. Wetzel, Mayor
/s/ Tiffany Brando, City Clerk
Publ., Thurs., May 12, 2022