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www.LovellChronicle.com July 22, 2010 I The Lovell Chronicle I 13 Lovell Town Council minutes July 13. 2010 MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD JULY 13, 2010 AT 7:00 P.M. AT LOVELL TOWN HALL. Present: Mayor Bruce Morrison, Council Members: Brian Dickson, Bruce Wolsey, Scott AIIred, Jodi Lindsay. Others present: Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal, Attorney Sandra Kitchen, Ed AIIred, Jim Szlem- ko, Frank Page, Tyler Ennis, Kurt McNabb, Joann Siebert, Gerald Brinkerhoff, Sue Taylor, Andy Petrich. With a quorum present, Mayor Morrison called the meeting to order and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Morrison opened the Public Hearing regarding a Special Use Permit for the Lovell Bible Church to open and conduct church ser- vices at 56 E. Main Street within the Commercial Zone. Paster Kurt McNabb expressed appreciation for the consideration. Additional comments were called for. With no additional comments the public hearing was closed at 7:05 p.m. Scott AIIred made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held June 8, 2010. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Jodi Lindsay made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 14, 2010 Special Meeting. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 14, 2010 Work Meeting. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 28, 2010 Special Meeting. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. Jodi Lindsay made a motion to approve the minutes of the Executive Session held June 28, 2010. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Brian Dickson made a motion to approve the minutes of July 6, 2010. Second by Bruce Wolsey. Discussion was held of the need to mention that the topic of the meeting was for proposed senior housing. Brian amended his motion to include the topic and Bruce amended his second. All in favor. Motion passed. Joann Siebert discussed concerns at the costs of the houses origi- nally built and the need for more affordable houses. Discussion was held regarding the Town now owning the Clay Subdivision and the listing of the lots with a realtor. Attorney Kitchen referred to W.S. 15- 1-103 and 15-1-i12 (b)(iii) on what the Town may do with tax payer funds. Councilman AIIred stated there is no money available even if developing would be allowed. Mayor Morrison stated his feeling that Habitat for Humanities homes would be great at Clay Housing. A local teacher expressed interest in helping students learn about building through a project like that. Sue Taylor reported the Lovell Inc. Board is looking at forming a housing trust or housing board under their tax status. Concern was expressed that lots are not being advertised and signage needs to be put up. Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal reported on the new east park. Sod is still being finished and some electrical work still must be completed. The baseball path completion hasbeen temporarily delayed by the weath- er. Discussion was held regarding the need for policy and procedures for the new concession stand. Scott AIIred requested this be on the work meeting agenda. NEW BUSINESS: Mayor Morrison read a proclamation in support of the "Paint the Town Purple" week designated July 18 - July 24, 2010 by the Big Horn County Relay for Life of the American Cancer Society. This is to cel- ebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer and remember loved ones lost. He urged all citizens and businesses to join together to fight against cancer. The Special Use Permit request by the Lovell Bible Church was dis- cussed. Council made wording clarifications to the permit. Council- man Scott AIIred read the permit as amended. Jodi Lindsay made a motion to approve Special Use Permit 001-2010 as amended. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. PUBLIC COMMENTS: Jim Szlemko asked the status of the plan regarding open burning re- quested by DEQ. Mayor Morrison explained an extension has been requested and a letter should be written within 2-3 weeks. He also asked whether the Mayor was appointing himself as the town admin- istrator. Mayor Morrison explained he cannot appoint himself to that position but will be acting as the official representative during this tran- sition time. Gerald Brinkerhoff asked about the care responsibility of the alley area adjacent to personal property. It was explained that the adjacent owner is responsible to keep it cleaned up to the middle of the alley. He also asked about the reason for a stop sign on Kansas and 2"d Street. Mayor Morrison explained it was put there when more traffic was on that road. OLD BUSINESS: Frank Page-DOWL HKM Engineer reported the Southwest/Transmis- sion water and sewer project is going well. They are currently work- ing on installing sewer lines. No additional paving will be completed until fall but Wilson Construction will be working on replacing millings and rough spots. TCT & MDU will be working on lowering their utility lines. He discussed contract Amendment #6 for professional services between the Town of Lovell and DOWL HKM for the South phase of the project. Additional funding was granted from SLIB which will be used to match funds from Rural Development so the South portion of the project can be completed. Mayor Morrison explained concerns that have come up regarding al- lowing the school to resolve a drainage issue on their gym parking lot by connecting to an underground drain under the street. It has been determined it would be best to keep the drainage out of the ground and drain it above ground down the street. Frank Page suggested the slope of the street could be raised and it could crown more to keep the water from the school draining as necessary down the existing curbs. Some of the funds saved by the school project change order could be used to help with the necessary road crown and valley gut- ter for handling the water. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to allow the above ground drainage on Bulldog Boulevard and north and south side of Carmon Avenue. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Mo- tion passed. A proposed amendment to the WAM-JPIC insurance bylaws was re- ceived for consideration. Jodi Lindsay made a motion to approve the second amendment to the WAM-JPIC Agreement and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to sign it. Second by Brian Dickson. Discussion: Brian explained they are changing the makeup of the Board and this will allow one representative each for up to 4 first class cities. All in favor. Motion passed. A liquor catering permit application from Audrey Bay dba Four Corners Bar was presented for consideration. This is for the Fink wedding re- ception being held July 23, 2010 at the Lovell Community Center. It is requested from 5:30 p.m. July 23~ through 2:00 a.m. July 24h. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the catering permit from Audrey Bay dba Four Corners Bar. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Mo- tion passed. Frank Page presented a Notice to Proceed for Wilson Brothers Con- struction on the Safe Routes to School project. This will start the contract and timeline allowed for the project. They will begin concrete work and preparation for sidewalks. Discussion was held regarding the time for completion and Mr. Page explained how the work will be finished along 7th Street. Brian Dickson made a motion to authorize the mayor to sign the Notice to Proceed with the correction of "On or before" to "On or after" on the second line. Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. Discussion was held regarding why there is a need for Amendments to the original contract for the engineering work performed by DOWL HKM. Mr. Page explained that each phase of the project may have changed from the original depending on the available funding. The contract amendments allow for changes to match with available fund- ing for the projects. After the South project is complete only Main Street will be left to complete. Funding options are currently being considered with WYDOT and SLIB. Scott AIIred made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign Amendment #6 and the clerk to attest contingent of RUS approval. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Mr. Page presented a draft letter for Rural Development Service docu- menting the Town's obligation to the Garfield to Nevada Water line on the South Project. It was suggested to wait until the specific SLIB grant numbers could be included in the letter. Jodi Lindsay made a motion to table the letter to RUS regarding the Garfield to Nevada water line until the next scheduled meeting. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. Sue Taylor- Lovell Inc. director reported the meeting held July 6th to discuss the demolition of the old hospital building was well attended. Discussion of the need for senior housing was held and many good questions and suggestions were received. She also reported receiv- ing two proposals for the asbestos inspection on the building located at 142 E. 3~ Street. Discussion was held regarding the proposals. Jodi Lindsay made a motion to accept the proposal from Northern Industrial Hygiene for $1515.00 for asbestos sampling at the business incubator building. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement with Northern Industrial Hygiene subject to Section IV being changed to 45 days from receipt of an invoice for payment and a maximum of 24 additional samples before additional authorization by the Town is needed. Sovereign Immunity wording must also be added to the agreement. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Jim Szlemko asked about the Town partnering with local banks to build housing on the Clay Housing Subdivision while the grant for the old hospital demolition/senior housing project is being worked on. Scott AIIred made a motion at 9:08 p.m. to recess the Regular Meeting and reconvene in an Executive Session pursuant to W.S. 16-4-405 (a)(vii) pumhase of real estate and W.S. 16-4-405 (a)(ii) considering employee appointment. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Mo- tion passed ...... Regular Meeting was reconvened at 9:40 p.m. Attorney Kitchen stat- ed that considering options for employee appointment is not allowed under Executive Session rules and should be discussed in open meet- ing. Discussion was held regarding the additional work load on the town office without the administrator position being filled until after the elections. How responsibilities will be divided up, hiring additional help, looking for a temporary administrator were options discussed. Councilmen AIIred and Wolsey requested this be on the agenda at the work meeting for further discussion. Attorney Kitchen stated for clarification that the Clay Housing Lots have been re-platted but the appraisal and public hearing process have not been completed yet before the lots can be contracted with a realtor for sale. She suggested it be on the agenda for the next meet- ing to move forward with the process. Councilman Scott AIIred also apologized for the mis-understanding. GENERAL INFORMATION: Bills were presented for payment. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to pay the bills presented including the Minchow Service bill and the Lander hotel bill andto reassign the account for the SaSo bill from the Police Department to the Street/Alleys Department. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. AFLAC WORLDWIDE HEADQUARTERS .............................. 562.24 ALLRED, EDWARD A ................................................................ 57.25 ALSCO ...................................................................................... 173.19 AMERICAN WELDING & GAS INC ............................................ 65.22 ANIMAL CARE EQUIP & SERVICES ...................................... 239.36 BANK OF LOVELL ............................................................... 18,050.94 BEST WESTERN DUNMAR INN .............................................. 308.54 BIG HORN CO-OP .................................................................. 814.05 BIG HORN COUNTY ATTORNEY ............................................. 51.25 BIG HORN COUNTY CLERK .................................................... 50.00 BIG HORN COUNTY SOLID WASTE ................................ 12,509.70 BIG VALLEY BEARING & SUPPLY .......................................... 174.81 BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD ............................................. 22,178.60 BONNER STINSON P.C ........................................................... 625.02 BRUCO INC .............................................................................. 240.08 CASELLE INC .......................................................................... 220.00 CDW GOVERNMENT INC ......................................................... 59.91 CK HARDWARE ....................................................................... 759.54 COMPANY INC., THE ............................................................ 1,000.00 COPENHAVER KATH KITCHEN ........................................... 3,654.65 DICKSON, BRIAN .......................................................... : ............. 7.34 DIVISION OF VICTIM SERVICES ............................................. 20.00 DOWL HKM ...................................................................... 103,330.24 ENERGY LABORATORIES INC ................................................ 40.00 ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES ................................................ 268.68 FARM POLICE SUPPLY .......................................................... 110.00 FIRST NATIONAL BANK & TRUST ........................................... 83.33 ...................................... 2,916.72 GARVIN MOTORS .................................................................... 319.20 GRANT, BART .......................................................................... 149.71 GREENHOUSE GARDENS..: ..................................................... 25.52 GROTEFEND, CHARLES ..................................................... 2,029.95 HERREN, KEESHA ................................................................. 281.25 HISER, STACEY ........................................................................ 59.40 INK SPOT, THE ......................................................................... 255.00 INTER-MOUNTAIN LABS INC ................................................ 469.00 KEELE SANITATION ............................................................ 1,524.60 KOIS BROTHERS EQUIPMENT CO .................................... 2,555.88 LEWIS HOLDING CO INC .................................................... 1,198.86 LITTLE AMERICA .................................................................... 128.30 LOCAL GOV'MENT LIABILITY POOL ............................... 11,855.00 LOVELL CHRONICLE .......................................................... 1,045.00 LOVELL LIBRARY ................................................................... 150.00 LOVELL REDI MIX ................................................................. 1,431.00 LOVELL RECREATION DISTRICT ............................................. 69.62 LOVELL VETERINARY SERVICE ............................................. 82.00 MAIN STREET CAR WASH ........................................................ 60.00 MANTEL ELECTRONICS INC .................................................... 66.00 MAYES LOCKSMITHING, LLOYD ......................................... 1,955.60 MAYES, KENNETH ...................................................................... 5.00 MAYES, NElL ............................................................................ 888.80 MCARTHUR, STEVE ................................................................. 50.00 MILLER'S FABRICATION ............................................................ 52.11 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES : ............................................. 222.78 MORRISON, R. BRUCE ....................................................... 1,130.00 NORMONT EQUIPMENT CO ................................................ 1,482.89 NORTHERN TOOL & EQUIPMENT CO ..................................... 39.56 NORTHERN WYOMING EQUIPMENT ................................... 170.00 NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS INC ........................................ 539.42 NORTHWEST RURAL WATER DISTRICT ......................... ....... 44.10 OFFICE SHOP ........................................................................... 24.41 ORCHARD TRUST CO ............................................................. 950.00 PARK COUNTY LANDFILLS7 .................................................... 37.00 POSTMASTER ......................................................................... 239.19 POWELL OFFICE SUPPLY ........................................................ 29.96 PROFORCE LAW ENFORCEMENT ....................................... 268.60 RED APPLE SUPERMARKET .................................................. 68.94 ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER ............................................... 4,356.59 SA-SO ....................................................................................... 364.00 SAVAGE, ROBYN ..................................................................... 675.00 SHOSHONE MUNICIPAL PIPELINE ................................. 22,893.02 SIRCHIE FINGER PRINT LABS ............................................... 143.56 SLATER, LARRY ...................................................................... 240.00 STATE DISBURSEMENT BD0275799 .................................... 400.00 TCT ............................................................................................ 861.96 TOWN OF LOVELL .................................................................. 242.13 TVETENE TURF ................................................................... 6,502.00 ULTRAMAX ........................................................................... 1,130.00 VALLEY MOTOR SUPPLY CO .................................................. 101.18 VISA ...................................................................................... 3,124.86 VISTAMATION INC .................................................................. 7,117.51 W.A.R.M PROPERTY POOL ............................................... 4,096.22 WATERWORKS INDUSTRIES ................................................. 993.61 WILSON BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION ......................... 227,753.97 WRIGHT EXPRESS ........................................................... 878.04 WYO ASSN MUNICIPAL C & T ............................................. 50.00 WYO ASSN OF MUNICIPALITIES .................................. 2,655.00 WYO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ............................ 50.00 WYOMING NCPERS LIFE INSURANCE ............................. 64.00 WYO RETIREMENT SYSTEM ........................................... 8,351.59 WYO WORKER'S COMPENSATION ............................... 1,743.46 HOLZER, PATTI .................................................................. 300.00 SIBBETT, DAVID ................................................................... 51.78 REIFFENBERGER, MATT ................................................... 41.07 VERRAN, KEN ..................................................................... 50.00 BLOCH, JANA: .................................................................... 100.00 NORRIS, CINDY ................................................................. 135.00 BISCHOFF, GARY ............................................................. 100.00 VANKIRK, TERRY ................................................................ 54.55 Total Paid: ................................................................... 496,761.08 Deputy-Clerk Beal reported receiving a notice from the State Li- quor Division that a correction on a sales tax license was being corrected by Jan Hillman and Jack Bischoff dba Diamond J Bar. Jodi Lindsay requested information on light replacement at the ten- nis courts. Deputy Clerk Beal reported visiting with the non Mass- ine at the school and they will be getting it taken care of. Scott AIIred requested discussion of the utility bill issues be includ- ed on the agenda at the next work meeting. Brian Dickson reported being asked to serve an appointment on the WAM-JPIC Board. Regarding the changes on the board he explained that larger cities are looking at self funding their health insurance. Bruce Wolsey requested discussion of utility bills be on the next work agenda. Mayor Bruce Morrison expressed appreciation for the proposals for the DEQ letter provided by Councilman AIIred and asked that he continue working on drafting a letter. Special/Work meeting was scheduled for Tuesday, July 20th. And another Special Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 29th. Brian Dickson made a motion to adjourn at 10:15 p.m. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. Motion passed. Pending Approval: Mayor R. Bruce Morrison ATTEST: Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal Publish: July 22, 2010 i ! ,,q ! Frannie Lin.unr R n wal nl)tic FRANNIE LIQUOR LICENSE RENEWAL Notice is hereby given that on the first of July, 2010, Ronald L. and Melanie L. Ellis filed an application for the renewal of a retail liquor license, in the office of the clerk of the Town of Frannie, WY for the following described place and room: Lot 4 of Block 1, Frannie, WY, a 21 ft x 18 ft room, in the east half of the building, and protests, if any, against the renewal of the retail liquor license will be heard at 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 2"a, in the Town meeting room at 311 Fifth Street, Frannie, WY. Date: July 1, 2010 Brook Loyning Frannie Town Clerk Publish: July 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2010 Lovell ;enk)r Hnm;ing m efin PUBLIC NOTICE The Lovell Town Council will be holding a public hearing at the Lovell Town Hall, 336 Nevada Avenue, Lovell, WY on July 29, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. to allow for public input regarding the application to Wyoming Business Council for a Community Development Block Grant for Lovell Senior Housing - Part 1, Old Hospital Demolition. Publish: July 22, 2010 i If you're 50 or older, please get screened. Screening saves lives. ~ j / 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636). www.cdc.gov/screenfor[ife ~ I U.S. DER~/MENT OF HF.N.'fH NWD I, IR,II~I B U L L N D Big Horn County NEWSPAPERS We pub sh ),our and a&r semcnts m all Horn Cotm ' ne' paF for inelowprice. MUST m~t ~ B~ ~,~ (;#~ ~&~ 0~M0~E~t~ F~.