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www.LovellChronicle.com January 21, 2010 I The Lovell Chronicle I 13 PUBLIC NOT CES Lovell Town Council minutes. January 12. 2010 MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD JANUARY 12, 2010 AT 7:00 P.M. AT LOVELL TOWN HALL. Present: Mayor Bruce Morrison, Council Members: Brian Dickson, Bruce Wolsey, Scott AIIred. Others present: Administrator Bart Grant, Attorney Sandra Kitchen,. Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal, David Peck, Sue Taylor, Frank Page, Trent Bateman. With a quorum present, Mayor Morrison called the meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Councilwoman Jodi Lindsay was absent with an excuse. Scott AIIred made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held December 8, 2009. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the minutes of the Executive Session held December 8, 2009. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Brian Dickson made a motion to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held December 22, 2009. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the minutes of the Executive Session held December 22, 2009. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. OLD BUSINESS: Administrator Bart Grant reported the Legacy Subdivision is almost finished with only a couple of punch list items left to complete. Willie Bridges-Pryor Mountain Engineering will be checking with Rocky Mountain Power to verify when they will be finishing the electrical work. Mr. Bridges would like to do a walk through with the Town onFriday so substantia! completion advertising may begin. Frank Page-DOWL HKM Engineer reported on the Southwest/ Transmission water and sewer project. He submitted change orders #4 and #5 for consideration. Change order #4 is an increase in the amount of $20,924.12 for additional work necessary on the project. It includes pit run, stabilizing soft sub-grade and removal of a previously urknown concrete culvert. Change order #5 allows for changing an estimated 90 % of the 7 foot fillets to 12 foot fillets to allow meeting ADA requirements. The change order cost Is $18,011.00. He explained projected contingency funds would be used toward the change orders. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve Change orders #4 & #5 for the Southwest/Transmission project with the correction of the dates. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Mr. Page reported WYDOT issues with the Safe Route to School project along 7 th Street from Jersey to Bulldog Boulevard have been settled and that the project will be coordinated with the water and sewer project once the notice of award and the agreement has been signed. Brian Dickson made a motion to authorize the mayor to sign the Notice of Award for the Safe Routes to School project. Second by ScottAIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. ScottAIIred made a motion to authorize the mayor to sign the Safe Routes to School agreement with Wilson Brothers Construction with the stipulation that the governmental immunity clause be added before signing. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Discussion was held regarding the dust along the south end of Shoshone Avenue. Lack of anticipated snow and cold has led to the dust problem. Possible spraying with magnesium chloride was discussed as an option at a cost of around $3500. It acts to bind the dirt and millings and holds things together to prevent the dust. Also considered was having the Town spray the area with a mist of water periodically to hold the dust down. Council expressed a preference to use the water at this time to hold costs down. Sue Taylor of Lovell Inc. reported a summary of the impact Lovell Inc. has had since April 2008. She reported on the number of clients served, the types of services provided and notable achievements they have worked on. She also reported working with Jason Zeller to schedule a film festival. It has been named the Hyart Film Festival and is scheduled for August 20 t" and 21 st. all closing documents to obtain the lots back on the Clay Housing Subdivision. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. Attorney Kitchen explained W.S. 15-1-112 (b)(iii) stating the procedure for the Town to sell the lots once ownership is established. NEW BUSINESS: Disclosures of Interest were read by Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal for Mayor Bruce Morrison, Councilmen Brian Dickson, Bruce Wolsey, and Scott AIIred, Administrator Bart Grant, Treasurer Valede Beal, Assistant Treasurer Ed AIIred. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to designate the Lovell Chronicle as the official newspaper for the Town. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal reported receiving requests fTom Bank of Lovell, Big Horn Federal Savings Bank and 1 = National Bank & Trust to be designated depositories for Town Funds. Councilman Bruce Wolsey excused himself due to conflict of interest. Brian Dickson made a motion to designate 1 = National Bank & Trust, Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, Bank of Lovell and WYOSTAR as official depositories of the Town. Second by ScottAIIred. Those in favor. Brian Dickson, Scott AIIred, Bruce Morrison. Abstaining: Bruce Wolsey. Motion passed. Brian Dickson made a motion to introduce Ordinances 900 and 901 by title. Second by ScottAIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. OR DI NANCE 900 amending Section 2-03-04-010 of the Town Code by revising the procedure for removal of town employees hired under at will policy was read by title by Attorney Kitchen. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to pass Ordinance 900 on 1 = reading and in lieu of reading post it at Town Hall. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. ORDINANCE 901 amending Section 2-03-04-020 of the Town Code by revising the procedure for removal of town employees hired under at will policy was read by title by Attorney Kitchen. Scott AIIred made a motion to pass Ordinance 901 on 1 = reading and in lieu of reading post it at Town Hall. Second by Bdan Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Discussion was held regarding civil consultant services by Engineering Associates for the water tank painting project. Their charges are estimated at $22,000 to $27,000 for handling the design, the bidding process and construction administration. The total estimated project cost is $140,000 to $169,000 which is within the budgeted amount. Councilman Dickson requested the agreement state the need to coordinate the tank project with the water and sewer project. Scott Allred made a motion to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign the agreement for the design and bidding process for the small water tank project. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. GENERAL INFORMATION: Bills were presented for payment. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to pay the bills. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. AFLAC WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS ........................... 562.24 ALLRED, EDWARD A ............................................................. 51.34 ALSCO .................................................................................. 175.50 ANGELL, PHIL ...................................................................... 385.41 AWWA .................................................................................... 68.00 B & G LUMBER .................................................................... 110.04 BANK OF LOVELL ........................................................... 15,715.93 BEARTOOTH HARLEY-DAVIDSON .................................... 300.00 BIG HORN COUNTY SOLID WASTE ............................... 7,694.40 BRIDGES, WILLIAM E ....................................................... 2,588.50 BRINKERHOFF, JAY ............................................................... 95.00 CASELLE INC .................................................................... 1,309.00 CITY SUPPLY ........................................................................ 138.20 CK HARDWARE ................................................................... 366.61 COLORADO CASUALTY INSURANCE .................................. 80.00 LINDSAY, CHAD ................................................................... 100.00 LOVELLAMERICAN CAR CARE ............................................ 45.00 LOVELL AREA CHAMBER/COMMERCE ............................... 55.00 LOVELL CHRONICLE .......................................................... 577.50 LOVELL LIBRARY ................................................................. 150.00 LOVELL REDI MIX .............................................................. 715.00 LOVELL RECREATION DISTRICT ................................... 1,167.20 MAYES, NElL ................................ . ....................................... 412.73 MILLER'S FABRICATION ..................................................... 520.22 MINCHOW'S SERVICE LLC ............................................. 2,593.97 MINCHOW'S FOOD COURT .................................................. 39.99 MODERN ALTERNATIVES LLC ..................................... _.3,190.00 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES ........................................ 1,210.82 MONTANA POLYGRAPH SERVICE ................................... 800.00 MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY ....................... 5,386.36 NORTH BIG HORN HOSPITAL ......................................... 1,397.00 NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS INC ........................................ 20.87 NORTHWEST RURAL WATER DISTRICT ............................ 39.60 OFFICE SHOP ..................................................................... 392.76 ONE - CALL OF WYOMING .................................................. 91.00 ORCHARD TRUST CO ......................................................... 875.00 PARK CITY MARRIOT .......................................................... 641.74 PARK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT ......................................... 65.10 PARK COUNTY LANDFILLS ................................................ 921.00 PIZZA-ON-THE-RUN ........................................................... 111.92 PLAN ONE / ARCHITECTS ............................................... 2,500.00 POSTMASTER ...................................................................... 391.19 POWELL OFFICE SUPPLY .................................................... 38.00 POWELL VALLEY TRUE VALUE ........................................... 37.99 Q BUSINESS SOURCE ....................................................... 95.19 RAM'S HEAD - LOVELL ....................................................... 100.00 RED APPLE SUPERMARKET ............................................. 662.45 ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER ... ....................................... 4,773.35 SAVAGE, ROBYN ................................................................ 675.00 SHOSHONE MUNICIPAL PIPELINE ................................ 21,245.04 STATE DISBURSEMENT BD0275799 ................................. 400.00 SWITCHBACK GRILL ........................................................... 48.53 TCT ...................................................................................... 786.22 TOWN OF LOVELL .............................................................. 128.55 TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO ............................................ 225.25 USABLUEBOOK .................................................................... 46.38 VALLEY MOTOR SUPPLY CO ............................................ 755.54 VISA ...................................................................................... 746.33 W.W.Q & P.C.A ........................................................................ 90.00 WALKER, LEWIS B .............................................................. 123.95 WATERWORKS INDUSTRIES .................................................. 7.42 WILSON BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION ...................... 318,592.86 WRIGHT EXPRESS .......... i ................................................... 184.64 WYO ASSN MUNICIPAL C & T ............................................ 125.00 WYO ASSN OF MUNICIPALITIES ........................................ 350.00 WYO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT .......................... 114.05 WYOMING NCPERS LIFE INSURANCE ............................... 64.00 WYO RETIREMENT SYSTEM ........................................ 9,008.83 WYO WORKER'S COMPENSATION ............ : ................... 1,562.92 WALLER, JIM ..................................................................... 100.00 HUNDER, MELINDA ............................................................. 67.27 FROST, ANDREA ................................................................ 100.00 Total Paid: ...................................................................... 617,164.16 Attorney Sandra Kitchen suggested the contract with Engineering Associates have a legal review before signing. Councilman AIIred suggested the Town begin consideration on how to care for the property on the west entrance to town now that Mr. Wilkerson will no longer be doing so. Councilman Dickson asked about the letter to Rural Utility Services (RUS) stating the next proposed water and sewer project. Administrator Grant reported it had been sent in on the deadline date previously requested. ORDINANCE-89-9-"enecting Section" 103:-i70 of tle town code COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES INC ................... 114,128.00 ScottAIIred made a motion at 8:23 p.m. to recess the Regular Meeting PrOviding for regulation and prohibition of texting while driving a motor COPENHAVER KATH KITCHEN ............................... 943.95  reconvecutive Session pursuant -405 (a)(ii) vehicle was presented on second reading by Attorney Sandra Kitchen. Scott AIIred made a motion to pass Ordinance 899 on second reading. Second by Brian Dickson. Discussion was held regarding the wording and meaning interpretation. All in favor. Motion passed. Administrator Bart Grant reported receiving a proposed agreement from Wyoming Housing Opportunities Association (WHOA) for transferring the remaining lots from the Clay Housing Subdivision to the Town of Lovell as payment of the debt owed in the amount of $146,570.58 by WHOA for infrastructure development to the lots. Attorney Kitchen reported reviewing the revised agreement and will review the closing statement and deed upon receipt. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the agreement with WHOA and authorize the Mayor to sign COWLEY LUMBER CO ...................................................... 1,033.87 DOWL HKM ..................................................................... 74,620.87 ENERGY LABORATORIES INC ............................................. 40.00 FIRST NATIONAL BANK & TRUST ................................... 2,916.72 FOSTER GULCH GOLF ASSOCIATION ........................... 5,235.80 HERREN, KEESHA .............................................................. 160.00 HYDE, JOHN ......................................................................... 140.00 INK SPOT, THE ..................................................................... 122.55 INTER-MOUNTAIN LABS INC .............................................. 650.00 INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ......................................... 125.00 JOLLEY, JASON .................................................................... 150.00 KEELE SANITATION ......................................................... 1,391.50 LEWIS, NICK ......................................................................... 200.00 considering employment issues and 16-4-405 (a)(iii) proposed litigation. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Meeting was reconvened at 8:54 p.m. with no additional action. Scott AIIred made a motion to adjourn. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Pending Approval: Mayor R. Bruce Morrison ATTEST: Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal Publish: January 21, 2010 Bier Horn Coun laries SALARY PUBLICATION The following salaries were paid for the month of Dec. 2009, by Big Horn County. According to Wyoming Statute 18-3-516 (b) (i), During January and July of each year, the name, position and gross monthly salary of each chief administrative official, assistant administrative of- ficial and department head including those officials and department heads of boards and departments of funded by the board of county commissioners and elected officials. The publication shall also include a list of all other full-time positions employed by the county without the name of the current employee, including the gross monthly salary for each position. A brief statement shall accompany the salary publications specifying that all salaries are listed as gross monthly salaries or actual monthly wages, not includ- ing any fringe benefits such as health insurance costs, life insurance benefits and pension plans. The statement shall also indicate that the salaries or wages do not include any overtime that the employee may earn which would be paid by the county. Number of Positions 1 Name and/or Position Thomas S. Hinman, County Commissioner, Chairman 2338.78 1 Jerold S. Ewen, County Commissioner 2338.78 1 Keith M. Grant, County Commissioner 233878 1 Dori Noyes, County Clerk ' 4677.56 1 Deputy County Clerk 2799.40 1 Deputy Clerk/Elections 2727.99 4 Deputy Clerk 2547.67 1 Becky Lindsey, County Treasurer 4677.56 1 Deputy County Treasurer 2919.02 1 Deputy County Treasurer 2608.37 1 Gina Anderson, County Assessor 4677.56 1 Deputy County Assessor 2919.02 4 Deputy County Assessor 2547.67 1 Georgia Hunt, County Attorney 6236.74 1 Deputy County Attorney 5257.20 1 Deputy County Attorney 4463.33 Gross Monthly Salary Bisr Horn Coun A__rate Bid ADVERTISEMENT TO BID Notice is hereby given that the Big Horn County Commission will receive sealed bids for Work on Big Horn County 2010 Aggregate Stockpile Project PME-120901. The work consists of furnishing all labor, materials, tools, transportation, and services necessary for the stockpiling of 1,700 tons of Cover Coat Material Type B, 1,400 tons Cover Coat Material Type C, and 17,500 tons Untreated Base Grading W in the south end of Big Horn County as per the specifications and job conditions as called for in the Project Manual. Bids will be received for Big Horn County 2010 Aggregate Stockpile Project PME-120901 at the Office of the County Clerk, County Courthouse, 420 West C Street, P.O. Box 31, Basin, wyoming 82410 until 1:00 P.M. Local Time, on February 2, 2010, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must be furnished on forms supplied by Big Horn County. Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be clearly marked with Big Horn County Project 2010 Aggregate Stockpile PME-120901 and shall show the name and address of the Bidder. Bids which are not 1 County Attorney Legal Assistant 2335.22 1 Vickie Larchick, Clerk of District Court 4677.56 1 Deputy Clerk of District Court 2919.02 1 Deputy Clerk of District Court 2515.07 1 James Waller, Planner & GIS Manager 4224.10 1 Engineering/Planning Technician 2619.00 1 James Raffi, Maintenance Supervisor 2919.02 1 Janitor, Courthouse & Sheriff's Office 2731.05 1 Janitor, Courthouse 2080.00 1 Kenneth Blackburn, County Sheriff 4677.56 1 Blaine Jolley, Patrol Captain 3729.21 1 Brent Godfrey, Community Service Sergeant 3745.92 1 Steven Coleman, School Resource Officer 3019.92 1 Deputy Sheriff 3141.38 1 Deputy Sheriff 2994.25 1 Deputy Sheriff 2960.03 1 Deputy Sheriff 2807.66 1 Deputy Sheriff 2432.70 1 Deputy Sheriff 2403.96 1 Dana McKim, Chief Dispatcher/IT 3128.00 1 Dispatcher 2947.13 1 Dispatcher 2831.40 1 Dispatcher 2620.00 1 Dispatcher 2612.50 1 Dispatcher 2494.00 1 Dispatcher 2055.75 1 Debbie Cook, Detention Administrator, Captain 4152.96 1 Julie Faber, Detention Lieutenant 3500.00 1 Robyn Paris-Guty, Detention Sergeant 3203.88 1 Records Clerk 2839.12 1 Detention Deputy 3858.30 1 . Detention Deputy 3832.34 1 Detention Deputy 3798.42 1 Detention Deputy 3364.34 1 Detention Deputy 2905.80 1 Detention Deputy 2788.93 1 Detention Deputy 2523.72 1 Detention Deputy 2489.96 1 Detention Deputy 2406.96 1 Detention Deputy 2223.56 1 Housing Control 2640.30 1 Housing Control/Cook 2566.50 1 Housing Control 2087.12 1 Cook 2971.50 1 Cook 1945.62 1 Delmar W. Atwood, Jr., County Coroner, Part-Time 1892.11 1 Public Health Secretary 2513.75 1 Public Health Secretary 2335.22 1 Rodney Wambeke, North Foreman, Road & Bridge 3508.18 1 Gerald Dennistion, South Foreman, Road & Bridge 3447.48 1 Road & Bridge Labor 3195.75 2 Road & Bridge Labor 2974.37 2 Road & Bridge Labor 2915.45 4 Road & Bridge Labor 2856.53 1 Brandy Davidson, Youth Services Program Mgr. 2600.00 1 County Extension Office Secretary 2166.67 1 John Hyde, Emergency Management Coordinator 3470.67 The following salaries were authorized by the Big Horn County Library Board Number of Positions Name and/or Position Gross Monthly Salary 1 Rebecca Hawkins, Director 3302.95 1 Cynthia Wood, Assistant Director and Cataloger 2271.87 The following salaries were authorized by the Big Horn County Fair Board Number of Positions Name and/or Position Gross Monthly Salary 1 Howard Gernant, Grounds Manager 2916.67 Publish: January 21, 2010 prepared and filed in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders may be rejected. The County reserves the dght to reject any and all bids and the right to waive irregularities in bids received. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond with sufficient surety, or a certified check or cashier's check, or bank draft on a reputable bank, for not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of such bid, payable to, and to be forfeited to, the County of Big Horn as liquidated damages if bidder fails to enter into contract within thirty (30) days after award to bidder, or fails, at the time of executing the agreement, to furnish a performance bond and a payment bond each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid. Facsimile (fax) or other copies of bonds are not acceptable, nor are certified or cashier's checks which have an expiration date of less than one year. NO BID WILL BE CONSIDERED IF NOT ACCOMPANIED BY SUCH BOND, CERTIFIED OR CASHIER'S CHECK OR BANK DRAFT, OR IF NOT IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 15-1- 113, W.S. 1977. Funds are limited for this project. As such, Big Horn County reserves the right to negotiate with the successful bidder to keep the project within the funding and budget available and as outlined by Big Horn County. Project completion date will be June 1, 2010. A complete set of the Project Manual and Plans may be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $25.00 from Pryor Mountain Engineering, PO Box 671, 708 Road 7 , Cowley, wyoming, 82420. For questions regarding the project contact William Bridges, PE, at the following telephone number: (307) 548-9913. COUNTY OF BIG HORN, WYOMING Thomas S. Hinman, Commission Chairman Publish: January 14, 21, & 28, 2010