CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
The Kemmerer City Council met in regular session this 25th day of January, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, Kemmerer, Wyoming. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Present on roll call were Mayor Bill Thek, Councilman Robert Bowen, Councilman Dale Hicks, Councilman Bill Price, Councilman Eric Rudy, and Councilwoman Jamie Thornock. Councilman Mark Quinn was absent.
Motion was made by Councilman Hicks to approve the agenda of January 25, 2021, as presented, seconded by Councilwoman Thornock and unanimously approved by Council present.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to excuse the absence of Councilman Quinn; seconded by Councilman Price and unanimously approved by Council present.
VISITORS COMMENTS & PETITIONS:
MaryAnn Putnam made comments to the council.
Robert M. Keith, Fisheries Supervisor with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, made comments to the council. Chris Baird, Kemmerer Game Warden, made comments to the council.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the items on the consent agenda as presented; seconded by Councilman Hicks. Those items were:
(a) approval of the minutes of January 11, 2021, and Special Council Meeting of January 16, 2021, as presented;
(b) approval of the payment of the bills, payroll, and ACH payments as presented;
14488 NCPERS Group Life $48.00 14489 Wyom Retirement Sys. $14,353.57
14490 Angelou Economics 19,375.00 14491 ASCAP 367.00
14492 AvFuel Corporation 14,269.01 14493 Bridger Valley Propane 1,745.87
14494 Bugman, Inc. 175.00 14495 Centurylink 14.03
14496 Centurylink 689.76 14497 Compression Leasing Srvs. 1,266.50
14498 Crank Companies, Inc. 1,331.92 14499 DBT Transportation Srvs. 655.00
14500 Delta Dental 1,984.05 14501 Dominion Energy 6,571.29
14502 IDAWY Solid Waste District 8,929.00 14503 Jones Simkins, LLC 1,285.00
14504 JUB Engineers, Inc. 1,080.02 14505 Kemmerer Gazette 795.58
14506 Lincoln Cty School Dist. #1 89.72 14507 Meadow Cnyn Rdy Mix, Inc. 990.00
14508 One-Call of Wyoming 4.50 14509 Outlaw Supply, Inc. 690.50
14510 Pitney Bowes 500.00 14511 QT Pod 1,402.00
14512 Rink Systems, Inc. 2,650.00 14513 Rocky Mtn. Turf Equipment 540.16
14514 SESAC 483.00 14515 Signature Equipment 6,380.30
14516 Sunrise Engineering 149.00 14517 UMB Card Services 5,728.72
14518 Viviano’s Concrete 1,000.00 14519 Wagner & Wagner, Inc. 2,887.91
14520 WAM-WCCA 758.00 14521 Watchguard Video 5,034.75
14522 WEBT 258.75 14523 Wells Fargo Fin. Leasing 289.00
14524 Western Wyo. Bevg. Inc. 95.65 14525 Wheeler Machinery Co. Inc. 780.05
14526 Xerox Financial Services 248.65 1/14/21 Worker’s Comp Prem.-ACH 1,055.91
1/20/21 Fed. Tax Deposit-ACH 10,369.40 1/20/21 Payroll Direct Dep.-ACH 36,928.90
1/20/21 ICMA-ACH 200.00 1/20/21 Orchard Trust-ACH 770.00
(c) authorize four nights for the retail liquor establishments to be open all night in Calendar Year 2021;
(d) Pass, Approve and Adopt Resolution 2021-784, A Resolution approving Bank of the West as a depository for Kemmerer funds for Calendar Year 2021;
(e) authorize Hamsfork Liquor to have a Blanket Catering Permit for Calendar Year 2021;
(f) authorize the mayor to sign the agreement with Lincoln County for Event Center office space;
(g) authorize the Mayor to sign the Historical Preservation Annual Report.
(a) Motion was made by Councilman Hicks to authorize the mayor to sign the agreement with ForeUp to add the Tee Sheets and Website features to the current subscription for an amount not to exceed $770.00; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council present.
(b) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to accept the recommended fee schedule for the Kemmerer Operations training; seconded by Councilman Hicks and unanimously approved by Council present.
(c) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the Rec Center HVAC RFP and authorize staff to put the RFP out for bid with the amended changes; seconded by Councilman Hicks and unanimously approved by Council present.
(d) Motion was made by Councilman Hicks to authorize the mayor to sign the Airport Crack Seal Project with WYDOT as the sponsoring administrator of the Joint Powers Agreement; seconded by Councilman Bowen. The mayor then called for the question and it was unanimously approved by Council present.
(e) Motion was made by Councilman Rudy to authorize the mayor to sign the Airport Seal Coat and Mark Pavements Project Engineering Costs as the sponsoring administrator of the Joint Powers Agreement; seconded by Councilman Hicks and unanimously approved by Council present.
(f) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to authorize the mayor to sign the lease agreement with 1st Bank of Wyoming a Division of Glacier Bank in the amount of $222,598 for a 60-month period for the lease of two new dump trucks and snow plows from Floyds Truck Center; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council present.
(g) Motion was made by Councilman Price to authorize city staff to go forward with the Economic Development web site for the Kemmerer Area; seconded by Councilman Hicks and unanimously approved by Council present.
City Administrator, Brian Muir, made comments. Mayor Thek made comments.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to recess the regular meeting and go into executive session to discuss personnel; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by council present; 8:15 p.m.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to reconvene into the regular meeting; seconded by Councilman Hicks and unanimously approved by council present; 9:06 p.m.
Motion was made by Councilman Hicks to support Brian Muir’s decision to appoint Natasia Diers as the Kemmerer City Clerk/Treasurer; seconded by Councilwoman Thornock and unanimously approved by council present.
Motion was made by Councilman Price to authorize the Mayor to sign the Employment Agreement with Brian Muir; seconded by Councilman Bowen and unanimously approved by Council present.
There being no further business before Council, Councilman Price made a motion to adjourn the meeting; seconded by Councilman Hicks and unanimously approved by Council present; 9:11 p.m.
CITY OF KEMMERER, WYOMING
BY: BILL THEK, MAYOR
ATTEST: NATASIA DIERS
PUBLISHED: Feb. 17, 2021 02171
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Kemmerer-Diamondville Water Wastewater Joint Powers Board, is seeking Sealed BIDS from Engineering Firms interested in filing a Request for Proposal with the JPB for the Water Treatment Plant Backup Generator Project. Please contact the JPB at (307) 877-2261 or via email at [email protected] for information.
PUBLISHED: Feb. 17, 24, March 3, 2021 02172
STATE OF WYOMING ) IN THE DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF LINCOLN )ss. THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT
IN THE MATTER OF THE )
CHANGE OF NAME OF ) Civil Action Case
Della Jeanette Jensen Fagnant ) No. CV-2021-20-DC
NOTICE OF PUBLICATION
You are hereby notified that a Petition For Change of Name, Civil Action No. CV-2021-20-DC has been filed on behalf of Della Jeanette Jensen Fagnant in the Wyoming District Court for the Third Judicial District, whose address is 925 Sage Ave., Suite 202, Kemmerer, WY 83101, the object and prayer of which is to change the name of the above-named person from Della Jeanette Jensen Fagnant to Jeanette Jensen Fagnant.
Any objection must be filed with the District Court within 30 days following the last date of publication of this notice, or an Order Granting Name Change may be granted without further notice.
DATED: this 1st day of February, 2021
CLERK OF COURTS
/s/ Jenny Clarke
Clerk of District Court Deputy
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 3, 2021 02101
WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF AND
FINAL SETTLEMENT FOR HIGHWAY WORK
Notice is hereby given that the State Transportation Commission of Wyoming has accepted as completed according to plans, specifications and rules governing the same work performed under that certain contract between the State of Wyoming, acting through said Commission, and Traffic Safety Services, The Contractor, on Highway Project Number B179040 in Various Counties, consisting of installing signs and miscellaneous work, and the Contractor is entitled to final settlement therefore; that the Director of the Department of Transportation will cause said Contractor to be paid the full amount due him under said contract on March 16, 2021.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is February 4, 2021.
STATE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OF WYOMING
By: Pam Fredrick
Senior Budget Analyst
PUBLISHED: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 2021 02034
Notice of Intent to Obtain Title
In regard to the 2002 white, Xtreme Lite Camp Trailer, VIN # 154BF232323009850.
Notice is hereby given that on Oct. 10, 2020 Nathan Nielson came into possession of the above described trailer. That Nathan Nielson, Kemmerer, Wyoming has applied for a title from the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office, Kemmerer, Wyoming. Last owner of record is the following: Chester J. Raymond. That title will be issued unless written objection is received 20 days from the date of publication.
PUBLISHED: Feb. 10, 17, 2021 02102
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed BIDS for a general contract for the Kemmerer-Diamondville Joint Powers Water and Wastewater Board, Bulk Water Fill Station Replacement Project consisting of approximately the following items:
Supply and installation of a new 3” dia. side load manufactured bulk water fill station including new 4” diameter water service line, drain line and ditch, concrete support pad, compacted gravel road base, control valves and meter, electrical power supply, electrical control panel, heater and thermostat, wiring, customer identification and billing equipment.
Sealed BIDS will be received by the Kemmerer Diamondville Joint Powers Water and Wastewater Board, at its office in the Kemmerer City Hall, 220 Wyoming HWY 233, and Kemmerer, Wyoming, 83101 until 3:00 P.M. local time, March 5, 2021, at which time the BIDS will be opened in the conference room of the Kemmerer City Hall and publicly opened and read aloud.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
The Kemmerer Diamondville Joint Powers Water and Wastewater Board, 220 Wyoming HWY 233, Kemmerer, Wyoming
The office of Crank Companies, Inc. at:
Physical Address Mailing Address
41 US Hwy. 30/189 P.O. Box 365
Diamondville, Wyoming 83116 Diamondville, WY 83116
307-877-9093 (Phone) 307-877-6351 (Fax)
Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the offices of Crank Companies, Incorporated at the address given above upon payment of $20.00 for each set, which payment will not be refunded.
All bids must be accompanied by either a certified check, cashier’s check drawn on an acceptable bank, or an acceptable BID BOND, executed by an approved Surety Company, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total sum of the bid. The check or bond shall be made payable to the OWNER and will be retained by said OWNER as liquidated damages if the successful bidder refuses or fails to enter into a contract and bond in accord with his bid when notified of the award.
If, at the time the contract is to be awarded, the OWNER determines that the amount of funds available is sufficient to finance the Project, the contract may be awarded to the lowest responsible BIDDER. Determination of the lowest responsible BIDDER shall take into account all applicable provisions of Wyoming Statutes 1977, as amended.
The bidder to whom the contract is awarded will be required to give to the OWNER a performance bond and a payment bond each in the penal sum equal to the total amount of his bid, with two sureties for the faithful performance of his contract. The sureties shall be residents of the State of Wyoming, who own property in the state amounting in the aggregate to double the amount of the bond upon which they become sureties. Any surety or Guaranty Company, duly qualified to act as surety or guarantor in the State of Wyoming upon executing individual bond, shall be accepted in lieu of such sureties.
A Pre-Bid conference will be held at 10:30 A.M. on March 3, 2021 in the conference room of the Kemmerer City Hall building, 220 WY HWY 233. Representatives of OWNER and ENGINEER will be present to discuss the Project. Notice is hereby given that attendance of the Pre-Bid Conference for the project is NON-MANDATORY, but all BIDDERS who submit a bid on the project will be responsible for knowing information which may be presented at the meeting.
All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted to ENGINEER in writing. Interpretations or clarifications considered necessary by ENGINEER in response to such questions will be issued by Addenda mailed or delivered to all parties recorded by ENGINEER as having received the Bidding Documents. Questions received after 4:00 P.M. local time March 3, 2021 may not be answered. Only questions answered by Addenda will be binding. Oral and other interpretations or clarifications will be without legal effect.
The OWNER reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Bids may not be withdrawn after the time fixed for opening them.
KEMMERER DIAMONDVILLE WATER
& WASTEWATER JOINT POWERS BOARD
(s) Ronald Schramm, Board Chairman
PUBLISHED: Feb. 17, 24, March 3, 2021 02173