Town of Guernsey
Platte County, Wyoming
Present: CM Harris, Mayor Delgado, CM Martinez, CM Kelley
Excused: CM Whitworth
Staff: K. Farmer, J. Ryall, W. Sterner, E. Buchanan
Volunteers: G. Niles, S. Niles, S. Clevenger, J. Thomas, S. Thomas, D. Smith, B. Holloway, B. McGuire, S. Holloway, R. Martin
Guests: Christa Bartel, Christopher Martinez,
Mayor Delgado called the meeting to order at 6:00:10 pm. The assembly joined in the Pledge of Allegiance and was welcomed to the meeting.
Agenda: CM Martinez moved to approve the agenda, seconded by CM Kelley. Vote taken and motion carried with 4 ayes.
Minutes: CM Kelley moved to approve the minutes as presented, seconded by CM Harris. Vote taken and motion carried with 4 ayes.
Consideration of Claims: Mayor Delgado presented the vouchers to approval. CM Harris moved to approve the Considerations of Claims in the amount of $97,134.40, seconded by CM Kelley. Vote taken and motion carried with 4 ayes. Vouchers follow in entirety: A&M Electric – 820.46, Allred – 121.00, BHE – 878.75, Buchanan – 750.00, Capital Business – 276.20, Clevenger – 65.64, Contractors Materials – 389.00, CPS Dstb. – 513.73, Delgado – 19.23, Fast Stop – 61.00, Floyd’s Sales – 114.09, Guernsey Mkt – 39.47, Guernsey Petty Cash – 211.05, Guernsey Public Library – 1500.00, Guernsey Senior Center – 1500.00, Guernsey Sunrise School – 50.00, Home Depot – 333.68, JSD MGT – 254.95, Kaufman Glass – 92.50, Kriz Davis – 916.05, McGuire – 328.12, McMurry Ready – 177.66, Mindieta – 35.72, Montgomery – 3550.00, Peak Wellness – 1125.00, Penny’s Ends & Pieces – 604.50, Project Safe – 1125.00, R&R Products – 207.63, Rose Bros. – 33.00, Sandberg Implement – 1477.76, Staples – 281.08, Sturdivant – 150.00, TDS – 12989.68, Tri-City Parks – 3750.00, Uline – 113.58, USPS – 171.15, Warws – 870.00, Wheatland Auto – 176.50, Windbreak Cable – 150.02, WY Dept. of Ag – 50.00, Wyoming Child & Family – 2500.00, Wyoming Fire Chiefs – 75.00, WRS – 210.00, Payroll – 25372.634, Taxes & Benefits – 32703.55, Total Vouchers – 97,134.40.
Bob Holloway Planning & Zoning Appointment: CM Martinez moved to appoint Bob Holloway to the Planning and Zoning Board, seconded by CM Kelley. Vote taken and motion carried with 4 ayes.
Public Comments: Christopher Martinez asked the Council if they would consider closing off the street in front of his house for his daughters graduation on May 21, 2017 from 5:30- midnight. Mayor Delgado asked for him to turn in a drawing of the area that he wants closed off.
Department Reports: Kate Farmer reported that her and the Mayor had attended the Liquor Commissions public meeting about changes that have been made to liquor laws. She will set up a time to meet with the Liquor License holders and the Council to discuss the changes. Lindi Otero was hired back as the Pro Shop Manager and will be hiring her staff very soon. Trail Ruts Golf and Camp is scheduled to open April 15th. The Pool is scheduled to open May 25th from 4 pm to 8 pm.
Mayor & Council Reports:
Announcements: 4/6 – Eclipse Business Meeting, 4/15 – Annual Easter Egg Hunt, 4/18 – Town Council Meeting 6 pm, 4/22 - Lake Guernsey VFW Annual Shrimp Feed, 4/27 – Planning & Zoning, 5/2 – Town Council Meeting.
Executive Session – Ambulance/Fire: CM Kelley moved to go into Executive Session to discuss Ambulance and Fire, seconded by CM Martinez. Vote taken and motion carried with 4 ayes. The Council reconvened into the regular meeting at 7:30 pm. The Council decisions were to not allow Firemen to respond to EMS calls, unless paged by dispatch, under the direction of the Town attorney. CM Martinez moved to accept the Council’s decision, seconded by CM Kelley. Vote taken and motion carried with 4 ayes.
Adjournment: With no further business to come before the Council, Mayor Delgado called for a motion to adjourn. CM Harris moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:36 pm, seconded by CM Martinez. Vote taken and motion carried with 5 ayes.
Edward Delgado, Mayor
Kate Farmer, Clerk/Treasurer
Public Notice No. 1672. To be published in the Guernsey Gazette on April 18, 2017