Attorney’s Report was next on the agenda. Charlie was present and had nothing to report at this time. Charlie was asked if the Town’s Agreement was with him or his Firm? Charlie reaffirmed he is the Town of Bar Nunn Attorney.
Engineer’s Report was next on the agenda. Bill Johnston reported a need for additional money for chip sealing. Current year budget is $70,000 and he is requesting an additional $100,000. This would do chip seal of Antelope to McMurry then out to Salt Creek Highway; and be able to do a fabric overlay which Bill says is more in line to repair a portion of Antelope from the Tipton crossover, North to the next crossover. The overlay area is approximately 1400 square feet.
Bill requested permission to contact Inberg Miller to be in charge of the project because of the materials testing involved.
Paula made a motion for Bill to contact Inberg Miller for a Proposal for Engineering of a Chip Seal (Overlay) Project – Antelope, McMurry to Salt Creek. Josh seconded and motion was unanimous.
Josh asked Bill about Westside Boulevard. Bill reported discussion involving Linda Witko about using UPWP Funds to do a study. Linda Witko indicated Bar Nunn needed to research funding options through SLIB, etc. An attending WYDOT Representative stated Bar Nunn is in line for STPU Funds. Bill indicated Josh should request, at the next Policy Meeting, Bar Nunn would like to be next on the Priority List and would like a committee vote regarding same. Additionally Bill recommends Bar Nunn have the match money in the event no other fund sources are available. The match will be approximately $1,000,000 (one million dollars).
Fire Department Report was next on the agenda. Chuck Anderson gave the report for February.
Chuck was asked about the radio lost/stolen from Volunteers personal vehicle (December, 2011). He said the person’s vehicle insurance won’t cover the loss. There is a signed radio agreement, the radio has to be replaced ($4200), and Chuck indicated the Volunteer doesn’t have any money. Mayor said it will be discussed as to what is to be done.
Zoning and Planning was next on the agenda. Kim Kihle was not in attendance, but had submitted a written report. Jerry said since the Halls had not shown up when they had asked to be on the previous month’s agenda, and since they are not here tonight, there is nothing to consider at this time as far as future plans for Ponderosa.
Petitions and Public Comment was next on the agenda. There were none.
Council Miscellaneous was next on the agenda. Budget Work Sessions are tentatively scheduled to follow Council March 20, April 3, April 17, and May 1. First reading of budget will be May 15th.
Zoning Ordinance, final review of the rewrite, will be on the agenda for first reading March 20th.
Josh requested the issue with chickens be on the agenda for discussion / determination next Council Meeting. Jerry said Casper voted down their most recent request for allowing chickens within the City Limits of Casper.
Paula made a motion to adjourn to Executive Session as scheduled on the agenda, seconded by Josh, not to exceed fifteen minutes. Purpose of the Executive Session is to discuss personnel matters. Motion was unanimous and meeting adjourned, 7:45 P.m.
The regular meeting of the Town Council of Bar Nunn was reconvened on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 8:00 P.M., at 4820 N. Wardwell Industrial Avenue, Bar Nunn, Wyoming.
The roll was taken by Carol Pendley, Clerk Treasurer, indicating John Blase, Paula Stewart, Josh Brown, and Mayor Petty in attendance. Bobby Martin was excused.
Mayor Petty indicated employee personnel was discussed during Executive Session, and no decisions were made.
Additional Council Miscellaneous included discussion regarding the recent radio loss. It was requested ‘resolution for handling lost/stolen property’ be an agenda item for next council meeting. Dollar amounts, consequences, including possession in unofficial capacity, will be addressed. Upon determination by Mayor and Council, Charlie will review from a legal aspect and a formal Resolution will be written for presentation.
There being no further business to come before the council at this time, Josh made a motion to adjourn. Paula seconded and motion carried.
Meeting adjourned 8:20 P.M., March 6, 2012.
Minutes approved March 20, 2012 Meeting.