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Page 8- Thursday, March 18, 1999 I~a~J'TE8 OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SUND~UNCE, WYOMING. March I, 1999 The Town Council met this day in regular session at 7:00 P.M. with Mayor Miller and Council Members Maynard. Durfee, and Lenz attending. Council Member Baxter was absent. The minutes of the February I, 1999 regular meeting were read and approved. The Clerk-Treasurer reported a bank balance of $49,146,70. Dusty Gllck attended the meeting and inquired ff the City had a backup system to run the water system, if electricity was not available. The City is looking into purchasing a diesel generator to have in case of an emergency situation. Q Glenn Engelhaupt attended the meeting and inquired about the status of the 1994 Chevy ambulance. City Attorney Hughes reported General Motors had been called and the ambulance has a five year or I00,000 mile warranty so it is under warranty. General Motors will be starting a complaint file on the ambulance. Maggie Norelius and Joe Baron, representing the Sundance Kid's Day Care, presented the Council with a proposal to purchase new playground equipment for the day care. The facility and land is owned by the City. Following discussion, Maynard moved, Lenz seconded, to approve the proposed improvements. Motion Carried. At 7:35 P.M. a public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 2, 1999. Following the hearing. Durfee moved, Lenz seconded, to approve on the second reading, Ordinance No. 2, 1999, AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE USE OF PUBLIC FACILITIES INCLUDING STREETS, ALLEYS AND PARKS WITHIN THE TOWN OF SUNDANCE, WYOMING; THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL USE PERMITS BY THE SUNDANCE TOWN COUNCIL FOR USE OF PUBLIC FACILITIES WITHIN THE TOWN OF SUNDANCE; P~RIBING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WHEN SPECIAL USE PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED; DEFINING CERTAIN TERMS; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS ORDINANCE AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFF~ DATE. Motion Carried. Following approval by City Attorney Hughes and County Attorney Baron of a final draft= Durfee moved, Maynard seconded, to authorize the Mayor to sign a Joint Powers Agreement with Crook County and the towns of MoorcroR and Hulett thus assisting Northeast Wyoming Mental Health in obtaining grant monies for equipment, Following discussion, Lenz moved, Durfee seconded, to change the 1-90 sign messages on the east and west sides of town. Motion Carried. Three Malt Beverage Permits were received from the Crook County Horseman's Association for August 6 thru August 8, 1999. Durfee moved, Lenz seconded, to approve the three permits. Mayor voted aye. Motion Carried. Council Member Maynard abstained from voting due to a conflict of interest. " CONTINENTAL GENERAL INSUR * ORCHARD TRUST COMPANY " RANGE TELEPHONE " SUNDANCE STATE BANK FED " SUNDANCE STATE BANK FICA " WY RETIREMENT SYSTEM * WY WORKERS COMP DIVISION * WY. RETIREMENT SYSTEM TOTAL TOTAL PAYROLL GRAND TOTAL * Voucher Paid Prior to Council Meeting All Bills Were Paid In Full To The Claimants HEALTH INSURANCE SALARIES TELEPHONE SALARIES SALARIES RETIREMENT WORKERS COMP SALARIES Pursuant to Section 15-1-110, Wyoming Statutes Annotated, 1997 Edition, as mended, the following Names and Positions of the City of Sundanee Employees are hereby published: Name Position James A. Miller Mayor Robert G. Baxter Council Person Trudy M. Durfee Council Person Steven J. Lenz Council Person Arley L. Maynard Council Person Todd L. Fritz Chief of Police Ronald L. Dick First Officer Timothy D. Hardin Second Officer Anthony C. Badura Third Officer William E. Quade Fourth Officer Mary S. Garrnan Municipal Judge Lfla L Butts Clerk-Treasurer Deanna Ericsson Temporary Clerk-Treasurer/ part-time John E. Kiphnger Maintenance Foreman Donald L. Yeadon Water/Waste Water Operator RIchard A. Schulz Equipment Operator RIck E. Proctor Sanitation Laborer/part-time RIchard E. Davis Landfill Attendant/part-time Publish: March 18, 1999 The Mayor reported the Wyoming Department of Transportation traffic engineer is considering extending the 45 tulle per hour speed limit east of town beyond the truck stop. The next step would be to put a flashing Attest: Lila L. Butts, Clerk-Treasurer red light where the stop sign is now at the crossroads. The Council felt these actions would be appropriate. City of Sundance City Engineer Goodson estimated it would cost $15,000 to $20,000 to expand the flood plain mapping up the Canyon Road and on the east side of town. Goodson will check into the possibility of getting grant money for this project and also for a water storage improvement proJecL Reports were given and Council comments were heard. The Land Use Planning Commission approved the following building permits: Donna Alien - Steps, Sidewalks, Driveway, Fence, & RV Parking Pad, Methodist Church Parsonage - Wheel Chair Ramp, Duane A. Hartl - Two Bay Windows, Jim Butts - Renewal for Bay Window. A sign permit was approved for Crook County Senior Services, Inc. There were no adjustments for February. 1999. Maynard moved. Durfee seconded, to approve payment of the bills in the amount of $93,437.69 of which $37,165.68 have previously been paid. The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 P.M. (SEAL) Mayor ATIF_,ST: Clerk-Treasurer Publish: March 18, 1999 VOUCHER LIST FOR MARCH, 1999 GAS (FUEL) ~$359.03 TRAVEL & TRAINING $17.30 TELEPHONE S21.83 ENGINEER $91.66 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS $3,480.00 CURB & GUTTER $4,846.46 PROPANE(HEAT) $695.75 SUPPLIES $8.86 PETTY CASH $48.40 DISPATCH $1,000.O0 ELECTION $1,857.73 SUPPLIES $212.88 UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND S50.00 SUPPLIES $380.58 TRAVEL & TRAINING $9.14 HEALTH INSURANCE S33.20 SYSTEM REPAIRS $170.18 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS S9,803.43 UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND S50.O0 SYSTEM REPAIRS $121.02 CHLORINE-SUPPLIES & EQUIP $5.00 SUPPLIES $4.35 UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND S50.00 OFFICE SUPPLIES $153.35 EQUIPMENT & MAINTENANCE $8.OO UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND $50.00 TOILET RENTAL $144.00 ATTORNEY $i,000.00 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS S1,340.97 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS $443.28 ELECTRICITY $3,272.65 STREET LIGHTS $1,501.89 UTILITY DEPOSIT REFUND $50.00 JANITOR S57.54 FUEL $391.71 EQUIPMENT & MAINTENANCE $96.05 COPY MACHINE $49.50 VEHICLE PURCHASE $750.14 LEASE PURCHASE $2,566.08 ADVERTISING $326.25 EXTRA JUDGE $130.00 HEALTH INSURANCE $131.50 COPY MACHINE $50.00 EQUIPMENT & MAINTENANCE $343.80 SYSTEM REPAIRS $394.67 EQUIPMENT & MAINTENANCE $51.35 POSTAGE $106.60 COMPUTER SUPPORT $155.00 TRAVEL & TRAINING S196.53 MISCELLANEOUS $111.55 JANITOR $85.60 ATTORNEY/TRIAL $75.00 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS $18,922.20 AMOCO OIL COMPANY ANTHONY C. BADURA AT&T BEARLODGE LIMITED BEARLODGE LIMITED, INC. BEARLODGE LTD., INC. BLAKEMAN PROPANE, INC. CARTER'S PLUMBING & HEAT. CITY CLERK*TREASURER CR CO SHERIFF'S OFFICE CROOK COUNTY DANA KEPNER CO. DAVID ROBERTS DILLON HARDWARE DON L. YEADON DON YEADON ENERGY ELECTRIC CO ENERGY ELECTRIC COMP. GARY HEENEY GRIMM'S PUMP & INDUSTRIAL HAWKINS CHEMICAL, INC. HILLSIDE PHARMACY HITOMI MIZUTA KAYCEE'S OFFICE FURNITURE LESLIE'S AMOCO LEWIE ECKARD M & M SANITATION MARK HUGHES LAW OFFICE NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS PETE LIEN & SONS, INC. POWDER RIVER ENERGY CORP POWDER RIVER ENERGY CORP. ROBERT & JOAN MARTINO SERVALL UNIFORM/LINEN CO. SUN AMOCO TRAVEL PLAZA SUN EQUIPMENT COMPANY SUNDANCE OFFICE SUPPLY SUNDANCE STATE BANK SUNDANCE STATE BANK. THE SUNDANCE~IMES THOMAS CREATIVE APPAREL TODD FRITZ TOP OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. TRACY MOTOR CO. TURBIVILLE IND ELECTRIC TUXALL UNIFORM & EQUIP CO U.S. POSTAL SERVICE VICTOR JONES VISA WEST GROUP WHISPERING PINES WY CONF OF SPECIAL COURT WY DEPT. OF TRANSPORT TOTAL TOTAL PAYROLL GRAND TOTAL Voucher Paid Prior to Council Meeting 856,272.01 $0.00 $56,272.O1 All Bills Were Paid In Full To The Claimants ADDITIONI~L-voUCHER LIST FOR FEBRUARY, 1999 " BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD HEALTH INSURANCE * CELLULAR ONE TELEPHONE " CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT SALARIES COLONIAL LIFE SALARIES + $: $11 + $5,701.75 $100.85 $427.87 $20.00 MoorcroR all day Saturday. They won all three games they played at the tournament sowere the cham- pions. The Sundance seventh grade boys team also won their games and were champions at the tour- namenL Congratulations are in Spring must be here. Margaret White reported they saw a pair of orderl bluebirdsflRtingaroundtheirnest- Bob and Mary Yemlngton and ing area on Sunday, they have Sally Rogers attended the game arrived a few days earlier than Will and Sam Yemington partici- home near Nisland called on Roxanne's brother at their home in Nisland Neilan's home in Jack and Annalisa Bo and Crlss day evening at the home where they celebrate her birthday. enjoyed desserts and Birthday to Bo and day evening at the home where of cards. The luncheon Crook County Friday at noon at home near Aladdin test" meal. committee ~ bury and Opal Oudin dent of the organization,] attended as dld Chat ladies planned the annual appreciation associate members of county CatfleWomen March 23 munityroom. Invitations sent. (unedited) usual. Many times they are first seen about the eighteenth of March. Harold and Deb Adema held an- other barrel-racing event at their big indoor arena Saturday aRer- noon. there were more participants for the contest this weel Clay Wood and others in his grade practiced basketball at the Sun- dance High School Friday evening and again Saturday aRernoon. Crlss Rathbun and her daughter, Melody Harem. and Lexikept doc- tor appointments in Rapid City Tuesday. - Peggy Sue Garman was honored Monday evening on the occasion of her second birthday when her par- ents hosted a supper at their home for her, guests included her grand- mothers, Peggy Gerkin of Belle Fourche and Mary Garman. Mrs. Gerkin was an overnight guesL Pamela German went to Gillette Wednesdayallernoon andAnnaree accompanied her home. There was no school in Gillette Thursday or Friday soAnnaree spent until Sun- day at the Ross Garman home, she returned home Sunday afternoon to Gillette. Mary Garman accompanied Tina Wood and sons to the music pro- gram at the Sundance Elementary School Thursday evening. The third and fourth graders were dressed as bugs and Clay represented an ant in the musical which was re- ported as entertaining and cute. Jerry and Judy Ista of near Hu- lett were Sunday afternoon visi- tors of Ross, Pamela and girls at their home near Miller Creek. Tay- lor Dawn Garman was able to re- turn to school Frldayafler the selge of chlcken-pox. Clay Wood Joined others and prac- ticed their Odyssey of the Mind projects at the Sundance Elemen- tary School Sunday afternoon, Steve took Clay to the school and he returned home with Mary Gar- man Crlss Rathbun transacted busi- ness in Spearfish, Belle Fourche, Sturgls and Rapid City Wednes- day. Bo and Crlss Rathbun attended the Sundance third and fourth graders musical at the elementary school Thursday evening in which their grandson, Roger Rathbun, was dressed as a firefly. They en- Joyed the program and the cos- tumes. Mary Garman accompanied Steve and Tina Wood to the annual Re- publican Lincoln Day dinner held Saturday evening at Flo's Place in Sundance with a good turn out Donnle Vitto of Hulett was a Thursday and Saturday overnight guest of Jeremy Garman at their home near Miller Creek Road. Samson Bears and Donnle Vltto were Sunday luncheon guests at the Jeff Oarman home. Jeremy Garman spent Friday night and Saturday visiting Donnle Vitto. Sam and Will Yemington were two of the Sundance eighth grade basketball players that played in the Regional tournament held in The weather has been i pated in. MaryYemington and Sally Rogers shopped in Gillette in be- of Marchl The yellow tween the Sundance games and front of the nursing Bob Yemington attended a bull full bloom and everyone sale in Sturgls in between the Sun- fever! dance games. They played early in This week we are the tournament and not until later to our usual bingo in the aRemoon. Patrick's Day tasting Kenny and Denise Rathbun, shopping trip to Elalna and Chesney attended the tastlng party will be lot0' USA wrestling tourn~nt held ati i Wrlght all day Saturday, starting invited. Weare quite early in the morning, lasting as many green foods all day and ending with supper in Gillette enroute home. Jack and will start at 2:00 on Annalisa Latimer also attended the March 17th in the wrestling event, dining room. Everyone J Jordan Franzen was a Sunday even ff they forenoon visitor of Jeremy Gar- It won't be long man, Jordan attends college at here. We Dickinson, N.D. what we want to Friday evening, the Kenny Rath- rations. We have a bun family and Jack and Annallsa mind that won't take Latimer attended the Pop music put together. We have concert held at the Hulett School discussing where the Crook County flowers are Cattlewomen provided the beef for Easter candy is! the large crowd, maybe 300 people wins, hands downl attending. 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