04.30.20 Newcastle City Council Minutes

By: 
NLJ Staff

NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCIL

CITY COUNCIL HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE

MINUTES

MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020

 

Mayor Debra Piana called the regular meeting of the Newcastle City Council to order at 7:00 p.m. Those present were Mayor Piana; Council members Pam Gualtieri, Ann McColley, Michael Alexander, Roger Hespe, Tom Voss and Don Steveson.  Also present were Department Heads City Engineer Mike Moore, City Attorney Jim Peck and City Clerk/Treasurer Greg James. Chief Jim Owens was absent.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:   Ann McColley moved, seconded Michael Alexander to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Tom Voss moved, seconded Ann McColley to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Monday April 6, 2020 as presented.  Motion carried.

NOMINATIONS FOR RECOGNITION:

21 Electric for their new shop and for demolition of the old block building.

CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION: none

CITIZEN’S BUSINESS –IN WRITING: none

CITIZEN’S BUSINESS—VERBAL: none

MAYOR COUNCIL REPORTS: None

DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS:

City Clerk/Treasurer Greg James: reported receiving the check from Wyoming Community Gas  in the amount of $5222.10, total for the Dow Park restrooms now at $27,964.59. Preliminary budget numbers out by the week’s end.

City Engineer Mike Moore ask for ratification of hiring Jonathan Jarboe, start date April 27, 2020 at an hourly rate of $16.50 per hour, one year probation.  Ann McColley moved, seconded Tom Voss to ratify this hiring.  Motion carried.

City Police Chief Jim Owens emailed a written report to the Council.

City Attorney Jim Peck reported he was still working on access to the orange water tank.

STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS: none

ANY OTHER CITY BUSINESS: none

CLAIMS AGAINST THE CITY: Roger Hespe moved, seconded Don Steveson to pay the claims against the City date April 20, 2020.  Motion carried.  Tom Voss moved, seconded Don Steveson to adjourn this regular meeting of the Newcastle City Council at 7:14 p.m.  Meeting adjourned.

Claims: Alpha Communications, April 2020 tower rent, $95.00; Ameri-Tech Equipment Co., machinery parts, $315.08; Black Hills Auto Salvage, windshield and parts, $350.00; Black Hills Dental, disinfectant for FD, $185.00; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming, employee medical insurance, $40,743.92; Casper Mfg., Inc., sweeper parts, $401.38; Culligan Water Conditioning, bottled water, $39.00; Dale’s Tire & Retreading, Inc., new tires, $1151.10; Derek’s Field Service, compactor repair, $715.50; Energy Laboratories, Inc., water sample testing, $722.00; Farnsworth Services Co., Inc., portable sanitation, $2000.00; Fired Up Rescue, thermal image camera, $9702.36; Heartland Kubota, LLC, filter & oil, $701.94; Hurricane Services, PD car washes, $50.00; Kim Jenkins, fire hall cleaning, $150.00; Laboratory Corp of America, DOT testing, $61.30; Newcastle Equipment Co., garbage truck repair, $3869.73; Newman Traffic Signs, traffic signs, $1612.35; NORCO, Inc., welding cylinder rental, $25.11; Office Shop Leasing, office copier lease, $71.45; One Call of Wyoming, utility locates, $79.50; Powder River Energy Corp., electric service, $1212.95; Rapid Delivery, parts delivery, $96.03; Genell Rothleutner, PD cleaning, $200.00; RT Communications, city share phones, $329.80; Russell Industries, Inc., valve assembly, $164.51; Short Stop Fuel Mart, fuel purchases, $5447.86; Lucky Teigen-Grummons, clean fire hall, $200.00; Transource, sweeper broom, $1288.31; USA Bluebook, hand sanitizer, $107.34; Valli Information Systems, credit card maintenance, $100.00; Becky Vodopich, city office cleaning, $300.00; Watchguard Video, PD car video, $6095.00; WEBT, employee life insurance, $101.75; WESCO Gas, landfill propane, $580.81; Weston County Treasurer, tax handling & youth services, $924.74; Weston County True Value, building materials, $33.93; Woody’s Food Center, housekeeping supplies, $166.38; Wyoming Peace Officers Assoc., membership, $130.00; Wyoming Office of State Lands & Investments, Loan payment DW #174, $9736.20. 

 

Deb Piana, Mayor

ATTEST: City Clerk/Treasurer, Greg James

(Publish April 30, 2020)

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