Approved Record of the August 17, 2021 Proceedings of the Platte County Commissioners in Wheatland, WY – The regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners was called to order at 9:00 A.M. with the following present: Steve Shockley, Commission Chairman; Ian Jolovich, Commissioner; Kayla Mantle, Commissioner; and Malcolm Ervin, County Clerk. Mr. Jolovich motioned, seconded by Mrs. Mantle, to approve the agenda. The motion carried. Mrs. Mantle motioned, seconded by Mr. Jolovich, to approve the August 3rd regular and August 13th special meeting minutes. The motion carried. Mr. Jolovich motioned, seconded by Mrs. Mantle, to approve the vouchers as presented. The motion carried. Vouchers Approved for Payment: 911 SYSTEM PHONE CENTURY LINK – SEATTLE 403.65 AT & T 74.61 CENTURY LINK – PHOENIX 340.57 AG EXT NEW EQUIP PLATTE COUNTY EXTENSION 84.38 XEROX FINANCIAL SERVICES 303.78 SUPPLIES PLATTE COUNTY EXTENSION 673.74 UTILITIES TOWN OF WHEATLAND 249.68 ASSESSOR MILEAGE & EXP FRENCHMAN VALLEY COOP 46.14 ATTORNEY SUPPLIES ATLAS OFFIC PRODUCTS 256.12 CLERK MILEAGE & EXP FIRST BANKCARD 21.20 WYOMING SECRETARY OF STATE 60.00 CLERK OF COURT COSTS KENNETH BROWN 470.00 BARNES LAW LLC 1,078.95 MILEAGE & EXP FIRST BANKCARD 178.00 SUPPLIES INDOFF INCORPORATED 37.23 COMMISSIONERS PLANNER RECORD TIMES 106.32 CORONER AUTOPSIES FORENSIC PATHOLOGY CONSULTANT ,750.00 NMS LABS 441.00 MILEAGE & EXP FRENCHMAN VALLEY COOP 138.65 SUPPLIES PHILIP MARTIN 14.40 EXTRA PACKAGING LLC 694.91 COURTHOUSE BLDG MAINT SHRED-IT C/O STERICYCLE INC 97.46 A & M ELECTRIC LLC 711.10 TERMINIX OF WYOMING 35.00 AG HEATING & COOLING LLC 5,038.12 Fuel FRENCHMAN VALLEY COOP 56.47 SUPPLIES IDEAL/BLUFFS FACILITY SOLUTIONS 416.50 UTILITIES TOWN OF WHEATLAND 7,265.27 COVID-19 Surveillance & Testing PLATTE COUNTY 175.00 Custodial JEANIE MCELMURRY 200.00 DETENTION BD OF PRISONERS BOB BARKER COMPANY INC 31.88 FARMER BROTHERS CO 1,100.22 CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING 16,921.94 JO-ED PRODUCE INC 797.10 GENE DAVIS DISTRIBUTING 697.62 FUEL WEX 1,337.40 MEDICAL CARE MCKESSON MEDICAL SURGICAL 8.39 REPAIR/MAINT DEBORRAH BANISH 1,833.94 ALLEN’S PARTS SUPPLY 314.61 DOMINGUEZ PLUMBING LLC 212.00 SOUND & CELLULAR INC 40,535.59 SUPPLIES BOB BARKER COMPANY INC 39.89 PROFORCE LAW ENFORCEMENT 9.00 VISA 46.82 COMMAND BALLISTICS INC 972.50 ECOLAB INC 1,040.77 Discretionary Funds R&R MANAGEMENT COMPANY LLC 5,000.00 INFO TECH TECH SUPPORT WYOLOGIC INC 8,684.50 MISC GEN MEDICAL INS DELTA DENTAL 2,071.70 JAMES DEWITT 113.50 PHONE VISIONARY BROADBAND 573.04 FUSION CLOUD SERVICES LLC 1,002.59 LOG ME IN COMMUNICATIONS INC 2,358.57 PRINTING/PUBL RECORD TIMES 1,718.84 OFFICE DEPOT INC 564.96 RETIREMENT WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 18.74 PH GRANTS* BIOTERRORISM TOWN OF WHEATLAND 629.99 VERIZON WIRELESS 40.01 PLATTE COUNTY 350.00 MFH VERIZON WIRELESS 170.76 PLATTE COUNTY 175.00 PUBLIC HEALTH DUES/CONT ED PLATTE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 75.00 PRINTING/PUBL KYCN-AM/KZEW-FM 352.00 SUPPLIES OFFICE ALLY 35.00 R&S NORTHEAST LLC 23.58 VERIZON WIRELESS 40.01 MCKESSON MEDICAL SURGICAL 478.00 WYOMING PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY 52.00 R & B FUEL DOOLEY OIL INC 660.00 WEX BANK 1,388.35 FRENCHMAN VALLEY COOP 1,690.47 UTILITIES Y-O INVESTMENTS INC 113.19 WHEATLAND RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION 237.67 VEHICLE REP MHC KENWORTH – CHEYENNE 1,630.28 INLAND TRUCK PARTS & SERVICE 581.24 O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC 1,899.99 MCCANDLESS TRUCK CENTER 84.32 TRI-STATE TRUCK & EQUIPMENT INC 788.66 FAT BOYS TIRE & AUTO 341.42 SCRF CROELL INC 19,223.94 ERGON ASPHALT & EMULSIONS INC 238,991.65 SHERIFF EXTRADITION VISA 345.29 FUEL WEX 7,297.43 NEW EQUIP SAFETY VISION 117.70 ACE K9 2,198.00 GOSHEN COUNTY SHERIFF 500.00 POSTAGE PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES 200.37 SPEC INVESTIG AT&T MOBILITY 609.59 SUPPLIES VISA 190.28 LARAMIE PEAK VETERINARY ASSOCIATES 154.38 APPLIED CONCEPTS INC 12,056.85 TRAINING COMMAND BALLISTICS INC 972.50 VEHICLE REP BOB RUWART MOTORS 3,139.87 O’REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC 68.38 THE TIRE SHOP 16.00 KEYSTONE GROUP LLC 184.75 TREASURER POSTAGE THE MASTER’S TOUCH LLC 4,275.00 SUPPLIES OFFICE DEPOT INC 206.27 TOTAL 414,009.55. Specific Purpose Excise Tax Requisitions Approved for Payment: Mr. Jolovich motioned, seconded by Mrs. Mantle, to approve Requisition #20 from the Courthouse Improvement Fund in the sum of $51,190.00. The motion carried. Resolution #2021-10: Mrs. Mantle motioned, seconded by Mr. Jolovich, to approve Resolution #2021-10 to update the Platte County Personnel Policy. The motion carried. The full resolution is available for inspection online at www.plattecountywyoming.com or in the Office of the County Clerk. County Engineer: Hal Hutchinson spoke to the Commissioners regarding proposed improvements to Harris Park Road. A landowner who recently purchased ranchland along Harris Park Road is proposing to realign, resurface and improve numerous aspects of the road at the owner’s expense. Mr. Hutchinson is in favor of the proposed improvements. Steve & Jacquelin Palm and Kenny Johnston, who have property along Harris Park Road, expressed concerns about speed along the road and Fish Creek Road. Further conversation will need to take place between the landowner, County Engineer and Commissioners about the project. Road & Bridge: Beal Angle, Superintendent, updated the Commissioners about a recent chip seal on Horseshoe Creek Road. Public Hearing – Planning & Zoning: A public hearing was called to order at 10:15 AM. Planner Clark presented a request to replat lots 42-45 of Lakeshore Tracts. The property is described as part of the NW ¼ of Section 14, Township 29 North, Range 68 West, Glendo. The request was recommended for approval by the Planning & Zoning Commission on August 10, 2021. No public comment was received on the request. Mr. Jolovich motioned, seconded by Mrs. Mantle, to approve Mr. Coleman’s request to replat tracts 42-45 of Lakeshore Tracts. The motion carried. A final review of the Ayers Road Irwin & Angel Simple Subdivisions. No issues were noted and both plats were signed by Chairman Shockley. The Commissioners then reviewed fee schedule changes, which were proposed by the Planning & Zoning Commission. Public comment on the proposed fee schedule was solicited. Merlin Hitt, PCED, believed the updates were warranted and “fair.” Resolution #2021-11: Mrs. Mantle motioned, seconded by Mr. Jolovich, to approve Resolution #2021-11 to adopt the Planning & Zoning fee schedule. The motion carried. The full resolution is available for inspection online at www.plattecountywyoming.com or in the Office of the County Clerk. Courthouse Renovation Project: Greg Orr, Project Manager, presented a detailed timeline for the construction project. Mr. Orr presented a schedule, which includes a redesign of the HVAC system. The redesign would allow the entire courthouse to be on a single HVAC system. 4-H Building Reconstruction Project: Greg Orr, Project Manager, is working with Sampson Construction to close the project. Mr. Orr said he needs further documentation and information before he can completely close the project. Members of the Fair Board were present who said a few items remained to be completed before the project should be finalized with Sampson Construction. Executive Session: At 11:00 AM, Mr. Jolovich motioned, seconded by Mrs. Mantle, to call for an executive session for a personnel issue, pursuant to Wyoming State Statute §16-4-405(a)(ii). The motion carried. At 11:55 AM, Mr. Jolovich motioned, seconded by Mrs. Mantle, to exit executive session where no decisions were made. The motion carried. Treasurer’s Report: Kristi Rietz, County Treasurer, presented the financial position as of July 31, 2021. YO Ranch Improvement & Service District: Mr. Ervin followed up with the Commissioners about the YO Ranch ISD question, which was presented at the August 3rd meeting. Mr. Ervin presented a plan, and procedure, how YO Ranch ISD would establish and collect fees from landowners within the YO Ranch subdivision to cover the cost of operating and maintaining their roads. Rex Fritzler: Mr. Fritzler spoke to the Commissioners regarding concerns over Presidential Executive Order #14008, which is commonly referred to the “30 X 30 Plan.” Mr. Fritzler believes the executive order is an overreach of federal authority. Uinta, Weston, Niobrara and Goshen Counties have passed resolutions in opposition of the executive order and encourages the Platte County Commissioners take a position on the plan in the near future. Numerous members of the public echoed those same sentiments. Tyler Boyd: Mr. Boyd spoke to the Commissioners about an issue between himself and a Fair Board member that arose during the 2021 Platte County Rodeo. Willie Allison read a statement that was prepared by Mr. Boyd about the issue. Maintenance Department: Jim DeWitt, maintenance supervisor, presented updates to the Commissioners about the project to relocate the courthouse to 2020 South Street. Mr. DeWitt is preparing the new location so the courthouse departments can move out during the renovation. There being no further business the meeting adjourned at approximately 2:30 P.M.
Public Notice No. 11036. To be published in the Platte County Record – September 8, 2021.