City minutes August 7, 2023


City Council Proceedings
August 7, 2023
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on August 7, 2023, in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Mayor John Wetzel called the meeting to order, and the following were present: Mayor John Wetzel, Council Members Tim Sapp, Floyd Young, Zane Logan, Steven Lensegrav and Lesli Spencer. Absent Councilman Geoff Hovivian. City Officials: City Administrator Zack Thorington, City Clerk Tiffany Brando and City Attorney Sandee Kitchen
Approval of Agenda: Administrator Thorington requested to amend the agenda to add Executive Session per W.S. 16-4-405(a)(iii) at the end of the meeting. Councilman Logan moved to approve the agenda as amended, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Councilman Steven Lensegrav arrived. Approval of July 17, 2023: Councilman Young moved to approve as presented, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Bills and Claims: Councilman Logan made a motion the bills be allowed and authorize the Treasurer to draw warrants for payment of the same, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Request Street Closure and Beer Garden for Paint the Town Red Aug 25th Downtown. Councilman Young moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Resolution No. 11, 2023: Waiver of Open Container Aug. 25th for Paint the Town Red. Councilman Logan moved to approve, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Committee Updates: Councilman Lensegrav Rec Board, Councilwoman Spencer Golf Board and Mayor Wetzel Park Co. Travel Council. 2023 Emergency Insect Management Grant Agreement reviewed by Administrator Thorington annual agreement for mosquitos. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Airport Seal Coat & Mark Contract American Road Maintenance & Changer Order #1: Administrator Thorington discussed original contract total was $92,051.00 and change order increased the price to $121,791.00, the City is responsible for 10% local match. Councilman Young moved to approve contract and change order #1 and authorize all necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Bid Award Semi-Truck: Administrator Thorington gave the low bid of $196,918 from Floyd’s Truck Center and requested to not trade-in the current Semi-truck. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve Floyd’s Truck Center without the trade-in and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. General Announcements: Administrator Thorington stated WMPA dinner is Sept. 20th. Executive Session: Councilman Logan made a motion to go into executive session per WY St. St. 16-4-405 (a)(iii), seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Mayor Wetzel declared meeting in executive session at 6:11 p.m. Return to Regular Session: Mayor Wetzel returned to regular session at 6:31 p.m. No Action Taken. Adjourn: There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilman Logan moved to adjourn, seconded by Councilman Young, 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 933.32 Payroll Deductions
2 AFLAC Insurance Premiums 2,574.64 Payroll Deductions
3 AFLAC Unreimbursed Medical 3,487.68 Payroll Deductions
4 Internal Revenue Service 82,842.44 FICA
5 MASA Medical Air Services Assn 817 Payroll Deductions
6 Great West Retirement Service 8,987.11 Deferred Compensation
7 WY Department of Workforce Services 0 Workers Compensation
8 Wyoming Retirement System 57,584.82 Retirement Contribution
9 Health Benefit Plan 94,630 Plan Benefit
TOTAL PAID WAGES IN JULY 2023 287,195.29
11 360 Office Solutions Aquatics 55.29 Copy Machine Fees
12 Agri Industries Inc & Sax Electric Parks 5.96 Pipe Slime
13 Aldrich’s Parks 99.48 Premix Concrete
14 Alsco Admin, PD 138.12 Mat Cleaning
15 American Road Maintenance Airport 113,384.40 Seal Coat & Marking of Runway
16 Anixter Inc Electric 10,587.97 Cut Out Switch Cover
17 Ascent Aviation Group, Inc Airport 279.96 Jet Fuel Filter
18 Big Horn COOP Marketing Assoc Street 10.99 Sprayer
19 Big Valley Bearing & Supply Sanitation 130.94 Brake Can
20 Blair’s Market Aqua, PD 33.16 Buns & Water
21 BNSF Railway Company Waste Water 44.04 Drainage Ditch ROW
22 Bobcat of the Bighorn Basin Streets, Water 7,780.44 Planer Bits & Plate Compactor
23 Border States Electric Supply Electric 31,395.18 Locks, Fittings, Hardware, Clamps,
Studs, Wire & Junction
24 Bradford Supply Company Parks, Water 1,008.10 Fittings, Pipe, Couplers & Irrigation
25 Charter Communications Various 84.98 Backup Internet Service
26 City of Powell ~ Utilities Various 20,198.38 Utility Fees
27 Coast to Coast Computer Products Police 171.96 Toner Cartridges
28 Croell Inc Paving Division Streets 2,181.95 Asphalt & Reject Mix
29 Crum Electric Supply Electric 426.16 PVC Fittings & Disconnect
30 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water 2,862.00 Waste Water Testing
31 Engineering Associates Fiber 3,780.49 Storm Drain Design
32 Fastenal Various 291.52 Ladder, Wire Nuts, Batteries & Hardware
33 Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. #2697 Waste Water 127.75 Couplers
34 Fry Gravel & Excavation Inc Parks 512.00 Crushed Rock
35 General Distributing Company Aquatics 1,932.40 CO2 & Tank Rental Fees
36 Hanson Chemical LLC Water 511.76 Shop Towels
37 Hartford, The Various 1,519.34 Monthly LTD Benefit
38 HDR Engineering Inc. Airport 20,927.98 Airport Seal Coat Project Engineering
39 International Business InfoTech Police 4,945.00 Patrol Training Software Subscription
40 John Deere Financial Various 615.14 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
41 LM Construction LLC Streets, W Water 3,025.00 Curb & Gutter Day Street
42 M&M Precision Painting LLC Building 8,820.00 Paint Outside of Commons
43 Mid-American Research Chemical Water 430.68 Soap & Deodorizer Block
44 Midland Implement Company, Inc Parks 901.77 Sprinklers & Solenoids
45 Montana Air Cartage, Inc Waste Water 44.73 Sample Delivery to Energy Labs
46 Montana Limestone Company Waste Water 739.88 Rock for Lagoon Banks
47 Mountain Construction Company Streets 1,611.90 Asphalt Mix
48 Mountain West Computer Various 219.81 Tripp Lite UPS, Printer, Speakers,
Staples, Tape & Keyboard
49 Napa Auto Parts Sanitation 44.16 Glass Cleaner
50 Ness, Joy Police 213.00 Uniform Sewing Services
51 Norco Inc Parks 436.90 Multi Purpose Cleaner, Toilet Tissue &
Wipe All Towels
52 Northwest Rural Water District Waste Water 169.00 Monthly Water Fees
53 O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Various 136.58 Barrel Pump, Tail Lights, Fuel Filters &
54 Park County Weed & Pest Parks 281.61 Herbicide
55 Park County Wings & Wheels LLC Council 10,000.00 Special Funding FY 23-24
56 Pete De Haan Electronics Police 6.50 Antenna Connector
57 Petty Cash Various 55.59 Letter Trays, Drawers & Meal
58 Plaza Diane Council 4,000.00 Stage Lighting
59 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various 691.96 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
60 Powell Welding & Industrial Suppl Water 6.95 Metal File
61 Print With Kelly Aquatics 738.00 Summer/Fall Brochure
62 Production Machine Company Sani, Water 1,101.79 Fix Transfer Trailer Lid & Pipe
63 ProForce Law Enforcement Police 5,525.10 Handgun Sights
64 Quality Asphalt Paving Streets 1,820.00 Asphalt Patching
65 Quill Various 746.81 Soap, Markers, Paper, Plates, Bowls,
Binders, Folders & Bleach
66 Rimrock Tire Corp Sanitation 139.75 Tire Rotation & Flat Tire Repair
67 Rocky Mountain Power Waste Water 25.66 RD 6 Pump Fees
68 Shoshone Municipal Pipeline Water 78,928.26 Water Usage & Tap Fees
69 Smith Psychological Services Police 400.00 New Hire Evaluation Fees
70 TCT Various 2,989.00 Phone, Fax, Internet, TV & Fiber
Cables for Substation
71 Vision West, Inc. Various 345.00 Website Subscription
72 White Ink Police 135.52 Shipping Fees & Business Cards
73 Williams Inland Distributors Aquatics 255.75 Ice Cream Products Concessions
74 Woodward Tractor & Rental Inc Parks 1,599.00 Mower
75 Wyoming Secretary of State Police 120.00 Notary Application Fees
Total Claims: 352,748.50
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