City of Powell minutes Nov. 6, 2023


City Council Proceedings
November 6, 2023
The governing body of the City of Powell met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. on November 6, 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, Lesli Spencer, Geoff Hovivian, Zane Logan and Steven Lensegrav. Absent Councilman Floyd Young.
City Officials: City Administrator Zack Thorington, City Clerk Tiffany Brando, City Attorney Sandee Kitchen and Deputy Attorney Scott Kath. Approval of Agenda: Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Approval of October 16, 2023 Minutes: Councilman Sapp moved to approve as presented, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Bills and Claims: Councilman Sapp abstained #61. Councilman Lensegrav 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. PUBLIC HEARING: 6:00 PM Budget Amendment – Attorney Kitchen opened the hearing at 6:02 p.m. – no comments – hearing closed 6:03 p.m. Resolution No. 15, 2023: A Resolution to Amend the 2023-2024 Budget Attorney Kitchen reviewed the amendment to increase Capital Projects Fund by $127,000. Mayor Wetzel clarified this is for the over payment on special purpose tax in Park County. Councilman Wetzel moved to approve, seconded by Councilman Sapp, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Committee Updates: Councilwoman Spencer Golf Board
Citizens Academy Presentations: David Bryan and Dona Becker spoke on the first academy. Mayor Wetzel presented those who completed the Citizen’s Academy: David Bryan, Dona Becker, Jeff Ditzler, Martin Stensing, Joe Sadony, Paula Mankin, Kenneth Downey and LaVon Asher. Macon Henry, Scott Landwehr and Gretchen Sciortino also completed the academy.
Ordinance No. 7, 2023: An Ordinance Amending Sub-Paragraph ‘F’ of Section 8.08.120 of the Powell City Code Pertaining to Fees Charged for Recycling Within the City of Powell By Allowing the Council to Suspend Said Fees. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve on third reading and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Hovivian, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Agreement with CEPI for Engineering Services for Homesteader Park Splash Pad: Administrator Thorington stated the agreement has been reviewed by legal. Jeanie Fortenberry spoke on the fees schedule and inquired on the $300 drone fee. Administrator Thorington indicated they gave a schedule of all fees and have a set price for the entire project. Councilwoman Spencer moved to approve and authorize all necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Lensegrav, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Micro-Comm Service Contract: Administrator Thorington stated it is an annual contract for services for the telemetry and scada systems. Councilman Lensegrav moved to approve and authorize necessary signatures, seconded by Councilman Logan, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. General Announcements: Legislative Dinner Dec. 6th hosted by Powell. Adjourn: There being no further business to be considered at this meeting, Councilman Hovivian moved to adjourn, seconded by Councilwoman Spencer, unanimous approval, MOTION CARRIED. Mayor Wetzel adjourned the regular meeting at 6:18 p.m.
/s/ John F. Wetzel, Mayor
/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 $80,613.22 FICA
5 MASA Medical Air Services Assn $798.00 Payroll Deductions
6 Great West Retirement Service $8,653.13 Deferred Compensation
7 Wyoming Retirement System $57,637.27 Retirement Contribution
8 Health Benefit Plan $95,300.00 Plan Benefit TOTAL PAYROLL RELATED: $249,997.26 TOTAL PAID WAGES IN OCTOBER 2023: $283,185.47
9 360 Office Solutions Aqua, Finance $110.78 Copy Machine Fees
10 A & I Distributors Shop $176.63 Windshield Washer Fluid
11 Accent Wire Sanitation $3,446.10 Bailing Wire
12 Alsco Aquatics $95.69 Mat Cleaning & Deodorizers
13 AT&T Mobility Administration $134.74 Monthly Cell Phone Fees
14 Bar T Electric Waste Water $6,267.50 Transfer Switches for Lagoons
15 Bears, Samuel E Electric $319.65 FR Pants, City Share Boots
16 Big Horn COOP Marketing Assoc Electric, Sani $38.22 Gloves & Propane
17 Blair’s Market Various $45.55 Soda, Coffee, Lysol, Highlighters
18 Border States Electric Supply Electric $64,257.20 Wire, Switches, Shackles, Grips, Snaps
19 Bruco, Inc. Admin, Police $284.25 Can Liners
20 Carquest Sanitation $227.16 Brake Shoes
21 CGRS, INC Airport $1,165.00 Annual Compliance Testing
22 City of Powell ~ Utilities Various $22,343.49 Monthly Utility Fees
23 Contemporary Concrete Products, Inc. Streets, Wat $1,470.00 Curb & Gutter Meadow Court
24 Dijulio Displays Parks $2,452.46 Christmas Lights
25 Energy Laboratories, Inc Waste Water $3,237.00 Waste Water Testing
26 Fastenal Parks, Sani $269.81 Nuts, Bolts & Gloves
27 Floyd’s Truck Center Sanitation $1,576.93 Fan Clutch Parts & Alternator
28 Fremont Beverages, Inc. Aquatics $155.15 Gatorade, Water & CO2
29 Fremont Motor Powell Electric, Shop $1,215.71 Transmission Parts, Seat Cover, Tires
& Antifreeze
30 General Distributing Company Aquatics $1,941.36 Tank Rental & CO2
31 Graybar Electric Company Aqua., Elec $50,455.71 LED Lights, Globes, Fixture Bases &
Street Lights
32 HUB International Airport $1,086.00 Courtesy Cars Insurance
33 I-State Truck Center Sanitation $326.47 ABS Valve & Relay
34 Interstate Tire Service Inc. Electric $737.02 Tires
35 John Deere Financial Various $1,583.17 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
36 Kois Brothers Equipment Sanitation $327.60 CCD Camera
37 Leisure In Montana Aquatics $2,150.20 Acid Magic
38 Micro-Comm Water $4,268.00 SCADA Computer System
39 Midland Implement Company, Inc Parks $387.18 Bracket, Blade & Belt
40 Mountain West Computer Various $767.05 Misc. Purchases for Various Depts
41 Napa Autoparts Various $153.57 Hose Clamps, Air Line, Anti
freeze & Mower Battery
42 Ness, Joy Police $308.00 Dispatch Polo Shirts & Sewing
43 Northwest Rural Water District Airport, Water $169.00 Monthly Water Fees
44 O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. Various $551.77 Filters, Brakes, Fittings, Bulbs,
Blades, Battery, Etc.
45 Office Shop, The Police $47.39 Copy Machine Fees
46 Park County Weed & Pest Control Parks $301.71 Herbicide
47 Powell Ace Hardware, LLC Various $588.73 Misc. Purchases for Various Departments
48 Powell Economic Partnership, Inc Council $1,550.00 Chamber Bucks Employee Recog.
49 Powell Welding & Industrial Supply Shop $287.70 Sledge Hammers
50 Production Machine Company Water $181.77 Aluminum Plate
51 Quadient, Inc. Finance $105.00 Quarterly Fees Postage Meter
52 Quality Asphalt Paving Streets $20,150.00 Paving Homesteader Way
53 Quality Propane Service, Inc. Waste Water $250.19 Propane
54 Rapid Fire Protection Aquatics $585.00 Annual Alarm System Inspection
55 Recreonics, Inc Aquatics $4,608.08 Lane Line Reel
56 Rimrock Tire Corp Police, Sani $2,025.37 Tires & Repairs
57 Rocky Mountain Power Waste Water $25.60 RD 6 Pump Fees
58 Roselli Cleaning Services LLC Building $2,019.23 Cleaning Services
59 Saber Pest Control, LLC. Aquatics $100.00 October Pest Control
60 Safeguard Business Systems, Inc. Finance $293.32 Payroll Checks
61 Sapp, Tim Council $17.03 Mileage Reimbursement
Pipeline Meeting
62 Seckman & Thomas CPA, PC Finance $15,000.00 FY 22/23 Audit service
63 TCT Various $785.20 Phone, Fax, Internet & TV
64 US. Foods Aquatics $899.04 Concession, Household Supplies
65 Verizon Wireless Various $2,024.97 Monthly Cell Fees, Replacement
Phone & Jet Pack
66 Vision West, Inc. Aquatics $180.00 Website Development PAC
67 White Ink Finance, Police $51.78 Postage Fees & Boxes
68 Wyoming Secretary of State Police $60.00 Notary Application K Northrup Total Claims: $226,638.23
Publ., Tues., Nov. 14, 2023