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Blaek Hills of Wyondng OF ~ REOUIAR 1946 MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN CITY OF SUNDANCE, WYOMING July 1, 1946 Town Council of the of the City of Sundance, met i~ Regular session town hall in the Town of of Sundance, Wyoming, above date at 8 o'clock There being present Mayor and Councilmen Earl Chas. Chittim and Deane and Town Clerk, Marion minutes of the last regular was read and approved. showing collection for water, $705.00 $50 Carnival license, rent, $1 building $15 Pool table licen- Light report showing col- $1120.35 for lights were a~td accepted. following bills were allow. ordered .paid : Short Line Tel. Co., plant phone ............ $ 2.80 Motor, Gas and for pickup ............ 5.50 Marshall ,and expense ......... 142.30 Rounds, Renewal (~lerk and Marshall .......................................... 17.50 C. Hazelton, Clerk 3.00 Fra~ak, Clerk of 3.00 Sr. Judge of .................................... 3.00 Roberts, Judge of 3.00 Binney, Judge of 3.00 Thompson, City salary ........................ 25.00 City Attor- Salary .............................. 10.00 Warner, police 20.00 Care, meals for and Clerks ............ 6.30 berts, supplies ...... 18.95 ng Co., .................................... 20.25 a~d Power, ........................ 75.00 Work- compensation ......... 1.6 2 motion duly made, sec- and unanimously carried, building permits F. M. Sisson for a C. D. Roberts for a ware- M. Bernd for bathroom, Haptonstall for addition Earl Kipp then Ordinance No. 165, be- ordinance entitled: "AN GRANTING TO M. AND DOROTHEA M. THEIR ,SUCCI!ISSORS A FRANCHI, SE TO CONTRACT, AND OPERATE A SYSTEM IN THE THE CITY OF SUN- WYOMING", which ord- Was read in full and re- the Judiciary committee. raotion made by council- H. Bryan, seconded Chas. B. Chittim, were suspended and committee empow- report upon said ordln- 565; said motion was the following vote: Earl Kipp, aye, Deane H. Bryan, aye, Chas. B. Chittim, aye. the rules were declar- and the Judiciary reported favorably Passage of Ordinance Whereupon councilman Chittim moved that said 165 be placed upon said motion was sec- councilman Deane H. the Clerk call-: u'pon the questioni No. 165 be its passage?" Upon called the vote above question was as nan Earl Kipp, Dearie H. Bryan, councilman Chas. B. aye. from the roll~ call question that the carried unanimously fred that said Ordin- 'be placed upon its .~reupon the Clerk to and did call the b question "Shall Ordin- 65 pass? and upon the Called by the Clerk last ~above result was as fol- Earl Ktpp, Deane H. Bryan COuncilman Chas. B. from the roll call last above the question was it was de- The 8undanee Times, 8undaaee, Wyoming clared that Ordinance No. 165 had .duly been adopted and the same was approved Mayor Jay Durfee announced that the Certificate of Election Returns of the election officials who conducted" the special Elec- tric Light and Power Plant Sale Election would now be considered. Upon motion duly made by i councilman Earl Kipp, and sec- onded by councilman Chas. B. Chittim, and unanimously carried, the council proceeded to examine and .canvass the returns of the special election held in the Town of the City of Sundance, Wyo- ming, Tuesday, June 25, 1946, for the purpose of voting upon the following proposition, towit: ".Shall the Mayor and the Town Council of the 'Town of the City of Sundance sell to TriCounty Electric As- sociation,. Inc., for the sum of thirty five thousand dol- lars ($35,000) the electric system in and in the vicinity of the Town of the City of Sundance, consistlsg of cer- tain electric generating facil- ities, the real estate on which .such electric generating facilities are situated, and other structures situated on or appurtenant to said real estate, and approximately 3.5 miles of electric trans- mission, distribution and service li~e and facilities and appurtenances, such sale to be made pursuant to the pro- posal of Tri-County Electric Association, Inc., to purchase said properties and with pro- visions in the ,Sales Agree_ ment for the adjustment of the base purchae price of the properties for the de, preeiation, or for capital ad- ditions, or retirements, if any, or for return of refund- able contributio~ns or con_ sumer deposits, if any, or for assumption by said As- sociation of certain liabili- ties incurred by the Town of the City of Sundance in the normal operation of said system other than the out- standing bonds heretofore issued ,by the said Town for the constructio~l or erection of said system and, upon such other terms and condi- tions as are usually included in Sales Agreements for the acquisition of properties used ,by cooperative borrowers of the Rural Electrification Administration ?" And the Town Council by such examination and canvass found the result of said election to be as follows, to-wit: Total number of votes cast at said election .................................... 193 Total number of ballots cast for Sale of Municipal Light Plant in Ballot Box A ......... 24 Total number of ballots cast Against Sale of Municipal Light Plant in ballot box A 1 Majority in favor of said prop- osition in Ballot Box A ......... 23 Total number of ballots cast for sale of Mu.nicipal Light Plant in Ballot Box B ......... 160 Total number of ballots cast against sale of Municipal Light Ptant in Ballot Box B ............................................................... 8 Majority in favor of said Prop- ... ositlon in Ballot Box B ...... 152 Thereupon, upon motion of councilman .Deane H. Bryan, sec- onded by councilman Chas. B. Chittim, the following resolutfdn vas introduced: "Whereas, the Town Council ~as examined and canvassed the returns of the Special election held in the Town of the City of Sundance, Wyoming, on Tuesday, June 25. 1946, ~or the purpose of voting upon the proposition to sell to Tr, i-County Electric Association, Inc., for the sum of $35,000 the electric system in and in the vicinity of the Town of the City of Sundance; and Whereas, the Town Council finds that said election was duly and. regularly called and held and the returns of said election were duly made to the Town Clerk under seal; at/d. Whereas, the Town Council finds that the majority of the ballots in each box is in favor of the sale of said electric system and that the proposal to sell said electric system has carried; Now, therefore Be it resolved that the above question has .been submitted to all the qualified electors of the Town of the City of Sundance Wyoming; that a majority of all| the votes cast upon said question and proposition and a majority of all the votes cast in the respec- tive ballot boxes A and.B was in favor of authorizing t~he Town Council of said Town to sell said electric system for the sum of I i ii t $35,000 all as set forth in said Mr. and Mrs. Albert ~pangler question as submitted' at said | Junior. election; | Mrs. Martha Millard ' And therefore, it is hereby re-| Mr. and Mrs. Homer Holmes solved and declared that said [ and family election was duly and properly[ x called a~Id conducted aceording J OFFICE SUPPLIES--.AZL KINDS AT THE TIMES---SUNDANC~ to law and resulted in favor of authorizing the Town of the City of Sundance, Wyoming to sell said electric system in and in the vicinity of said Town to Tri- County Electric Association, Inc., for the aforesaid sum of $35,000". Upon the roll being called on the passage of the foregoing resolution the vote was as fol- lows: Councilman Earl Kipp, aye, Councilman Dearie H. Bryan, aye, and councilman Chas. B. Chlttim, aye. Said resolution was declared unanimously adopted. Mayor Jay Durfee appointed councilman Deane H. Bryan a~d Earl Kipp on a Judiciary and Ordinance committee. Councilman Earl K'ipp then presented Ordinance .No. 166, being an ordinance entitled: "AN ORDINANCE GRAN T I N G A FRANCHISE TO TRI-COUNTY ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC., TO CONSTRUCT, ACQUIRE, OP- ERATE, AND MAINTAIN AN ELECTRIC SYSTEM IN THE TOWN OF SUNDANCE, WYO- MING, AND TO FURNISH ELEC- TRICITY TO TTtE TOWN AND THE INHABITANTS THEREOF, AND TO U~E THE STREETS, ROADS, ALLEYS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES WITHIN SAID TOWN," which ordinance was read in full and referred to the Judiciary ~.committee. Upon motion made by council- man Deane H. Bryan and second-i ed 'by councilman Chas. B. Chit-" tint, the rules were suspended and the Judiciary Committee em- powered to report upon said ord- inance No. 166 said Tnotion was adopted by the following vote: Councilman Earl Kipp, aye, councilman Deane H. Bryan, aye, and councilman Chas. B. Chittim, aye. Thereupon the rules were declared suspended and the JudiC- iary committee reported favor- .ably upc~n the passage of Ordin- ance No. 166. Whereupon councilman Chas. B. Chittim moved that said Ord- niance No. 166 be placed upon its passage; said motion was Sec- onded ,by councilman Earl Kipp; thereupon the Clerk called the roll upon the question, "Shall Ordinance No. 166 be placed upon ,its passage?" Upon the roll being called the vote upon the above question was as follows: Coun- .cilman Earl Kipp, aye, council- man Deane H. Bryan, aye, and councilman Chas. B. Chittim, aye. It appearing from the roll call on the above qtlestion that the question was carried unanimously, it was declared that said Ordin- ance No. 166 .b.e placed upon its passage. Whereupon the Clerk was instructed to and did call the roll upon the question, "Shall Ordinance No. 166 pass?" A~ld upon the roll being called by the Clerk upon the question last a,bove mentioned the result was as fol- lows: Coimcilman Earl Kipp, aye, councilman Deane H. Bryan, aye, and councilman Chas. B. Chittim, aye. It appearing from the roll call upon the question last above mentioned that the question was carried u~mnimously, it was de- clared that said Ordinance No. 166 had been duly adopted and the sa~ne was approved. Comes now R. M. Bernd aud asks that the road in his neigh- borhood be ditched for proper drainage. This work will '.be at- tended to when feasible. Comes now Raymond W. Road- ifer et al and request that the water main be extended three blocks east of the Methodist Church. It was decided that this project was too expensive to be undertaken at the present time. There being ~o further busi- ness. the council adjourned, sub- Ject to call. JAY DURFEE, Mayor MARION TH'OMPSON, City Clerk x. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank those whc 'were so kind and helpful during the illness and death of our .be- loved wife, daughter and sister. Especially the blood donors and the ones who furnished cars fo~ the trips to Hot Springs. Win. Spangler Mrs. H. C. Shoard Austin Archer and David Shoard Mrs. Mary Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Albert Spa~gler and family Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Cozart and family Thursday, July U, IH6' f ill I '~ George Olds who reenlisted :in the regular army about six months ago, has ~been spending 0, brief furlough with his parents,-Mr. and Mrs. Duke Olds of Sundance. STAPLERS AND STAPLEB---- from $3.10 up, at The Sundanca Times. .....NEW RADIOS. lUlg Meek, Battery and Electric Table Models Large Stock of Tubes and Parts Western Radio Service Harry Clingan at Sundance Electric Telephone 50 Sundance Ihlll REPORT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT TREASURER DISTRICT N0 CCHS NO. 1 FUNDS RECEIVED AND DISBURSED DURING YEAR CASH RECEIVED-- Balance on hand ,beginnin,g of fiscal year (school year closes on third Saturday in June) ......................................... $ 6,887.7~ Received from Government Oil Royalty Fund .............................. 2,149.15 Received from State School Land Income Fund ....................... 1,578.84 Received from Equalization Fund ................................................... 2,003.05 Received from General County School Tax on basis of number of teachers and bus drivers ....................................... 1,959.55 Payments on Musical Instruments ............................................................ 120.00 Received from Special District Tax ...................................................... 4,861.41 Refund frow Wt's ................................................................................................. 20.59 Received from Tuition ............. ~ ............................................................................ 3,408.09 Received from ~tate and Federal Aid for Vocational Edu- cation, Americanization, Special .Classes ...... ..................... 470.18 Received from Miscellaneous Sources, such as Insurance Adjustment, Gifts, Contri:butions, Sale of School kooks, School Buildings, etc ....................................................... 100.23 TOTAL ............................................................................................................................. $23,558.75 CASH EXPENDED--- I- --ADMINISTRATION I-A School Board expense ......................................................................... 13.20 I-B-1 Salary of superintendent .......................................................... 2,781.27 I-B-2 Office and clerk's salaries ........................................................... 100.00 I-B-3 Federal withholding tax ........................................................ 121,20 I-B-4 Teacher retirement fund ........................................................... 24.00 LC Other administration supplies and expenses .................. 230.43 II--INSTRUCTION II-A-2 High School teachers ........................................................ 10,602.79 II-A-5 Federal withholding tax ..................................................... 1,382,40 II_A_6 Teacher retirement fund ..................................................... 255.76 ILB Books II-B-1 Text ......................................................................................................... 523.3Z II_B_2 Library ................................................................................................ 48.34 II-C Teaching supplies ................................................................................ 875.39 II-D Other instructional supplies and expenses ................... 42.89 III OPERATION OF PLANT III-A-1 Salary of Janitors ................................................................ 1,273.14 III-A-2 Federal withholding tax ......................................... 10.$0 III-A-3 Teacher retirement fund ............................................... 11.59- III_B Fuel, water, light, power ........................................................... 50,97 III-C Janitors' supplies ............................................................................... 186.35 III-D Other expenses of operation ...................................................... 10.06 IV--MAINTENANCE OF PLANT IV-A-1 Net wages paid to workmen ........................................... 689.96 IV-A-2 Federal withholding tax ..................................................... 36.42 IV-B Materials and supplies ................................................................. 1,015.33 IV-C Replacements .......................................................................................... 215.43 V AUXILIARY SERVICES V-C Attendance service ................................................................................. 2.26 V-G .......................................................................................................................... 217.68 V-H Care of isolated children ........................................................... 113.09 V-F Transportation .......................................................................................... 161.$2 VI -FIXED CHARG]~S VI-A Insurance and surety bonds .................................................... 985.2~ VII CAPITAL OUTLAY VII-B Purchusa of new equipment ............................................... 193.07 Balance on band at close of fiscal year ............................................. 1,405.1~ TOTALS ........................................................................................................................... $23,558.75 Report of Receipts acd Expenditures of Special Building Fund (Wyoming Session Laws 1945, Chapter 130, Sec. 1 and 2) Balance on hand June, 1945 ....................................................................... $ 6,887.75 Receipts to June 15, 1946 ....................................................................... 16,671.00 TOTAL . ............................................................................................................................. $ 23,558.7[~ Expenditures to June 15, 1946 ............................................................. $22,123:63 Total unexpended balance ............................................................................ 1,405.1~ $23.558,75 THE STATE OF WYOMING, ) )ss. COUNTY OF CROOK ) I, JOHN J. BINNEY, Treasurer of District No. CCHS No. I, Crook County, State of Wyoming, do hereby certify the within report and foregoing to be correct. JOHN J. BINNEY, Treasurer of District Date: Ju~o 15th, 1946.