City Council Proceedings
February 4, 2019
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on February 4, 2019 in the Council Chambers of City Hall. Council President Hillberry opened the meeting and led those in attendance in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Council President Hillberry called the meeting to order and the following were present: Council Members Jim Hillberry, Tim Sapp, Scott Mangold, Floyd Young and Steven Lensegrav. Absent Mayor John Wetzel and Councilwoman Lesli Spencer. City Officials: City Administrator Zane Logan, City Clerk Tiffany Brando, City Attorney Sandee Kitchen, Deputy Attorney Scott Kath and Finance Director Kaela Nelson. Approval of Agenda: Councilman Mangold moved to amend item 9. C. from Resolution No. 1, 2019 to Resolution No. 2, 2019. Councilman Young moved to approve the agenda as amended, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Approval of January 21, 2019 meeting minutes. Councilman Mangold moved to approve January 21, 2019 minutes, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Bills and Claims: Councilman Young made a motion the bills be allowed and authorize the Treasurer to draw warrants for payment of the same, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. PUBLIC HEARING request to transfer restaurant liquor license from Adalberto Acevedo Avila to El Tap 307 LLC. Attorney Kitchen opened the meeting at 6:03 p.m. Adalberto Acevedo spoke regarding the transfer from individual to LLC. No further comments closed at 6:06 p.m. Councilman Mangold moved to approve the transfer of the license from Adalberto Acevedo Avila to El Tap 307 LLC, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Elect Council President: Councilman Mangold moved to table until February 19, 2019 meeting, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Banner Display Permits discussion Code section 5.52. Administrator Logan discussed the current banner display permit process, revenue and expenses incurred as well as safety and options for community events with Chamber of Commerce new sign. Councilman Mangold directed legal to draft an ordinance repealing Code Section 5.52, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Annual Depository Records presented by Attorney Kitchen for First Bank, Bank of Powell and Big Horn Federal Bank. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve annual depository of record, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Annual Disclosure of Conflict of Interest Statements read by Attorney Kitchen for City Administrator, Finance Director, Mayor and City Council. Councilman Sapp asked to add one to his listing. Councilman Young moved to approve the annual disclosures, seconded by Councilman Mangold, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Resolution No. 2, 2019 – A Resolution Adopting the Wyoming Retirement System Deferred Compensation Plan for the Benefit of Employees of the City of Powell, Wyoming. Finance Director Nelson explained the automatic enrollment for new hires and automation of the current plan for those participating and is still optional to participate for employees. Councilman Mangold moved to approve Resolution No. 2, 2019, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Certification of Uncollectible Debt updated by Finance Director Nelson and is for debt all over 10 years old and is past the statute of limitation on collections. Councilman Hillberry asked if the City should look to be more current and Finance Director Nelson stated they are currently reviewing the collection policy for the City. Councilman Lensegrav moved to certify the uncollectible debt, seconded by Councilman Mangold, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. General Announcements: Administrator Logan updated Council on the Hotel/Conference Center project and the Absaroka Street update to the field work from 1st Street to 3rd Street. Public meeting for Absaroka is scheduled March 11th at 5:30 p.m. for the public. Staff is working on Capital Improvement Plans this week and The City is working with WMPA on a cost of service study for Powell. The study is being done simultaneously with the WMPA wholesale cost study. Councilman Hillberry asked if the City is looking to upgrade electrical areas in town and Administrator Logan stated they are looking to add a new circuit to the west side of town as well as Northwest College converting their circuit voltage to be the same as the City. Councilman Young asked status on Club Dauntless and Administrator Logan informed they will be having a Development Review Committee meeting February 12th for that project.
There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilman Young moved to adjourn, seconded by Councilman Sapp unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Council President Hillberry adjourned the regular meeting at 6:36 p.m.
/s/ John F. Wetzel
/s/ Tiffany Brando
Publ.., Tues., Feb. 12, 2019