City of Powell minutes March 4, 2024


City Council Proceedings
March 4, 2024
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on March 4, 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, Water/Wastewater Supt. Ty McConnell and City Attorney Scott Kolpitcke and City Attorney Alexa Rollins. Approval of Agenda: Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Approval of February 20, 2024 Minutes: Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve as presented, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Bills and Claims: Councilman Hovivian made a motion the bills be allowed and authorize the Treasurer to draw warrants for payment of the same, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Resolution No. 3, 2024: A Resolution Providing for Exceptions to the Open Container Laws for the City of Powell for a Special Occasion Open to the Public and Observed by the Community at Large – Bands in the Park. Councilman Lensegrav asked if it was the same as last year and moved to approve waiver of open container, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
714 Ave. G Crawlspace Flooding: Don and Diane Branstetter spoke on the issue of flooding in crawlspace from a waterline seeping under the foundation. They had Kleen Care and plumber out to help with clean up and are asking for the City to pay those fees. Mayor Wetzel indicated that it is unfortunate and would need to be dealt with between the homeowner’s insurance. Administrator Thorington spoke to the claim submitted to the local liability pool and the city was not negligent. Resolution No. 1, 2024: Attorney Rollins read by title: A Resolution Certifying a Written Petition Filed with the Clerk of the City of Powell for the proposed Annexation of a Parcel of Land to be Known as the Jones Street Annexation. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Young, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Ordinance No. 1, 2024: Attorney Rollins read by title only - An Ordinance Amending Section 1.12.010 of the Powell City Code Pertaining to Wards. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve on third reading and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
Certificate of Uncollectible Debt: Administrator Thorington presented certification of uncollectible debt in the amount of $15,132.52. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED.
General Announcements: Administrator Thorington gave an update Chief of Police search and received 32 applications.
Adjourn: There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilwoman Spencer moved to adjourn, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Mayor Wetzel adjourned the regular meeting at 6:14 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 $72,682.29 FICA 5 MASA Medical Air Services Assn $798.00 Payroll Deductions 6 Great West Retirement Service $8,764.00 Deferred Compensation 7 Wyoming Retirement System $55,761.40 Retirement Contribution 8 Health Benefit Plan $93,000.00 Plan Benefit TOTAL PAYROLL RELATED: $237,296.71 TOTAL PAID WAGES IN FEBRUARY 2024 $263,085.56 9 Alsco Police $86.51 Mat Cleaning
10 Altec Industries Inc. Electric $554.70 Truck Testing & Maintenance
11 AT&T Mobility Admin, IT $134.96 Monthly Cell Phone Fees
12 Blair’s Market Aqua, Electric $19.48 Coffee & Hot Dog Buns
13 City of Powell ~ Utilities Various $23,081.07 Monthly Utility Fees
14 Communications Technologies Inc. Police $11,799.50 Upfitting Fees New Dodger Charger
15 Crum Electric Supply Electric $1,116.62 Screw Drivers, Contactors, Wire & Fittings
16 DEX Imaging Aqua, Finance $104.93 Copy Machine Fees
17 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water $849.00 Waste Water Testing
18 Engineering Associates ARPA Funding $773.27 Storm Drain Design
19 Fastenal Electric $746.32 Athletic Field Paint, Garbage Bags & Tape
20 Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. #2697 Water $1,371.45 Meter Loop Shut-Off Valve
21 Fry Gravel & Excavation Inc Parks $830.00 Topsoil
22 General Distributing Company Aquatics $150.00 Tank Rental Fees
23 Graybar Electric Company Airport, Elec $2,122.99 Lamps & Fuses
24 Hartford, The Various $1,532.33 Monthly LTD Benefit
25 Hasler, Inc. Finance $50.00 Annual ACH Fee Postage Meter
26 HDR Engineering Inc. Electric $1,392.50 Recloser Settings Substation
27 Magill, Andrew W Sanitation $120.00 City Share Work Boots
28 Mountain States Pipe & Supply Water $4,465.89 Meter ERT’s
29 Mountain West Computer Various $108.09 HDMI Adapters, Triplite UPS & Clip Board
30 Napa Autoparts Police $125.08 Oxygen Sensors
31 Norco Inc Parks $468.63 Toilet tissue & Hand Soap
32 Northwest Rural Water District Airport, W Wat $10,986.70 Water Usage Fees
33 O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Various $984.22 Misc. Purchases for Various Departments
34 Overhead Door of Cody Sanitation $1,677.00 Repairs to Overhead Door
35 PoolEquip LLC Aquatics $9,548.78 Edge & Slide Pads
36 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various $325.50 Bulbs, Cleaners, Ice Melt, Hardware &
Screw Driver
37 Powell Electric Electric $225.87 Fuses
38 Powell Welding & Industrial Supply Shop $370.00 Top Side Creeper
39 Print With Kelly Police $280.00 Letter Head & Business Cards
40 Production Machine Company Sanitation $904.65 Fix Hydraulic Cylinder
41 ProForce Law Enforcement Police $308.00 Red Dot Sight
42 Rocky Mountain Fire Systems Sanitation $180.00 Semi Annual Alarm Monitor
43 Roselli Cleaning Services LLC Various $5,000.00 Cleaning Fees
44 Ryno’s Rental Parks $584.25 Lift Rental Fees
45 State Wyo Dept of Workforce Svcs Aquatics $308.50 Unemployment 4th QT 2023
46 Turnbo Outdoor LLC Econ Dev $26,500.00 Bean Mill Mural Material
47 Tyler Technologies Inc Police $4,684.32 Annual Software & Maintenance Fees
48 Verizon Wireless Various $924.11 Monthly Cell Phone Charge
49 White Ink Police $252.50 Case Routing Sheets
50 Wyo Assoc of Rural Water Systems Water $790.00 Water Conference Registration Fees
Total Claims: 5-Mar-2024 116,837.72
Publ., Tues., March 12, 2024