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Town of Dayton
PUBLIC MEETING
TRAVEL AND TOURISM RESOLUTION
May 31, 2019

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A Public Meeting was held on May 31, 2019 in the Lucille Alley Room at the Dayton Town Hall to review the Travel and Tourism Resolution from the Sheridan Travel and Tourism Board. The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Wagner and Cotton.

Members absent: Councilor Walters-Clark.

Also present: City Administrator Mark Collins, Director of Travel and Tourism Sean Parker, Sheridan Mayor Roger Miller, Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickle, and Dayton resident Marshall Hood.

A discussion was held between the Dayton Town Council, Mark Collins, Sean Parker, Roger Miller, Mike Nickle. The resolution is a document to form a Joint Powers Board for travel and tourism to handle the money from the new Lodging Tax. At the Council meeting of May 15, 2019, all Councilors voted against the resolution. The City of Sheridan and County Commissioners needed the resolution to pass and they wished to address the concerns Dayton Council had with the Travel and Tourism Resolution.

No decision was made at this time.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

 

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Norm Anderson, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Dayton
June 3, 2019

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Wagner and Cotton.

Members absent: Councilor Walters-Clark.

Also present: Director of Water and Wastewater Jimmy Velos, Superintendent of Streets and Maintenance Billy Miller, Lorren Lane, Mandy Phillips from Travel and Tourism, Marshall Hood, Joey Sheeley, Jon and Yodi Miles, Cyrus Western, Rich and Billie Kwallek, Mike Nickle, Robin Ruff, Carmen Rideout, Craig Reichert, David McDougall, Gary and Kathy Reynolds, and Davie Blakeman.

The agenda was approved on motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner.
The minutes of the May 15, 2019 secondary meeting were approved on motion by Councilor Wagner
and 2 nd by Councilor Cotton.

The Utility Clerk and Building Permit reports were acknowledged. A copy of the Utility Clerk report is
attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference. The monthly report for the Fire Department was acknowledged. Superintendent of Streets and Maintenance Billy Miller addressed the Council concerning some issues relating to the flooding on May 29. They are also trying to get the pool ready to open and get the raw water up and running. Councilor Wagner reported on the Joint Powers Board and mentioned the next TRVJPB will be held on June 20 th , 2019. Mayor Anderson reported on Dayton Daysand mentioned more volunteers will be needed for the parade line-up.

The warrants were approved in the amount of $148,829.94 on motion by Councilor Reed and seconded
by Councilor Wagner. A copy of the warrants is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Old Business: The Council discussed the Travel and Tourism Resolution. Councilor Cotton moved and Councilor Wagner seconded to approve the Travel and Tourism Resolution. County Commissioner Mike Nickle addressed the Council and told them Ranchester and Clearmont had already passed the resolution, and although it had not come before the Sheridan Council, it was expected to pass. After discussion of the issued at hand, a vote was taken. Mayor Anderson, Councilor Cotton and Councilor Wagner voted in favor of the Travel and Tourism Resolution. Councilor Reed voted against adopting the resolution. The motion passed.

Sheridan County Conservation District Manager Carrie Rogaczewski discussed funding for the 2019-
2020 River Restoration project. She asked the Council to consider giving more money to the project.
Councilor Reed moved to provide the project with up to $5,000.00 dollars. Councilor Cotton seconded
and the motion passed.

Carmen Rideout from the HUB on Smith, (Senior Citizens), gave her annual update. The people at the
HUB are grateful for the partnership they have with Tongue River Valley Community Center and the
Town of Dayton. Dayton resident Robin Ruff was hired as the Tongue River Valley Coordinator for the
HUB.

The Council acted on Resolution #377 to appoint a “Designated Public Records Person” to be in
compliance with Senate File 0057 adopted by the Wyoming State Legislature. It was moved and
seconded by Councilor Reed and Councilor Cotton to appoint Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer of the
Town of Dayton as the Public Records Person. The motion passed.

At the second reading of Budget Ordinance #412, there was a motion from Councilor Cotton and a
second by Councilor Reed to approve the budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020.

Citizen Communiqué: Citizens from the Town of Dayton voiced concerns regarding the flooding Dayton had experienced. Several thanked the Town employees for the great job they did with handling the difficulties experienced due to the flooding.

Council requests for future agenda items:: None.

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With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

 

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Norm Anderson, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Dayton
May 15, 2019

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Walters-Clark, Reed, Wagner and Cotton.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilors present: Kalie Bocek, Hailey Uecker and Holly Hutchinson.

Also present: Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Sheridan County Sheriff Allen Thompson, Warren Tritschler, Gina Donnor, Joey Sheeley, Bret Barney, Ranchester Mayor Peter Clark, Pete and Erin Kilbride, State Representative Cyrus Western,
and Pat Trotter.

Mayor Anderson asked for approval of the agenda with three additions. Under Old Business a report from Randall Engineering was added. Item 1a added a budget request from Councilor Reed to be voted on. Also added, was item 2a which was Resolution #376 for a TAP Grant. The agenda was approved with additions.

The minutes of the May 6, 2019 Town Council meeting were approved on a motion made by
Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

Announcements and Correspondence: The Mayor informed the Council to be sure and register for the Summer WAM Convention if they had not already done so.

Old Business: An engineering report from Randall Engineering was discussed. At the last council meeting, Councilor Cotton requested a report from an engineer addressing drainage problems on East Fourth Avenue and Kelly Lane. Councilor Cotton moved and Councilor Walters-Clark seconded to have Randall Engineering continue with this project and let the Town of Dayton know what needs to be done to alleviate the problem.

Mayor Peter Clark of Ranchester addressed the need for a feasibility study for the Pathway Project
between Ranchester and Dayton. The Town of Ranchester will apply for a Transportation Alternative
Program (TAP) Grant to fund the project. The engineer for Ranchester will administer the grant in the
amount of $125,000.00. It is an 80/20 grant and the Town of Ranchester would like Dayton to pay
half of the twenty percent in the amount of $12,500.00.


Resolution #376 which authorizes the Town of Dayton to pay half of the twenty percent (20%) of the
match for the TAP grant, was presented to the Council. Councilor Wagner moved and Councilor
Cotton seconded to approve Resolution #376. Councilor Walters-Clark moved to amend the motion
to pay a maximum amount of $12, 500.00. Councilor Wagner seconded the amendment. A vote was
taken with Mayor Anderson, Councilors Walters-Clark, Wagner and Cotton voted yes; Councilor Reed
voted no. The amendment passed. A vote was called for the original motion. With Councilor Reed
voting no and with Mayor Anderson, Councilors Walters-Clark, Wagner and Cotton voting yes, the
motion to adopt Resolution #376 was passed.


Councilor Walters-Clark moved to approve the budget request from Councilor Reed in the amount of
$5,000 to fund a clean-up day for the Town of Dayton. Councilor Cotton seconded the motion and the
request was added to the 2019-2020 budget.


The Council acted on the first reading of the 2019-2020 budget Ordinance #412. Councilor Walters-
Clark made the motion to approve the budget, Councilor Cotton seconded the motion. Budget
Ordinance #412 was approved.


A Sheridan County Travel and Tourism Joint Powers Board Agreement was presented to the Council.
Councilor Cotton moved to join the Joint Powers Board with Councilor Walters-Clark seconding the
motion. A discussion was held between the Councilors with some input from the audience. After
deliberating the issue, the motion to join the Joint Powers Board was not passed. All Councilors
voted no.

Citizen Communiqué: State Representative Cyrus Western gave an update on the State Transportation Committee meeting. Joey Sheeley mentioned the up-coming community wide garage sale on June 8 th .

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The Junior Councilors gave an update for the upcoming events at the Tongue River High School. The track team had many participants qualify for the State Track Meet and they will be leaving for the meet on May 16 th . The Golf Team won first place at the Reginal Golf Tournament.

No future agenda items were requested by the Council.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:53 p.m.

 

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Norm Anderson, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Dayton
May 6, 2019

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner and Cotton.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilors present: Kalie Bocek and Holly Hutchinson.

Junior Councilors absent: Haley Uecker.

Also present: Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Jon and Yodi Miles, Sheriff’s Deputy Mullikin, Robin Ruff, Carrie Rogaczewski representing Sheridan County Conservation District, Joey Sheeley, Director of the Tongue River Valley Community Center Erin Kilbride, and Rich and Billie Kwallek.

The agenda was approved as amended on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton.  Item 2A was added to have a discussion for the lease of a new street sweeper.

The minutes of the April 16, 2019 budget work study were approved on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Wagner.

The minutes of the April 17, 2019 secondary meeting were approved on motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner.

Councilor Wagner moved to amend the minutes of the April 17, 2019 meeting to read “the NEWY monthly meeting will be on April 27, 2019 in Gillette, Wyoming.” Councilor Cotton seconded and the amendment passed.

The Utility Report, and the Dayton Rescue Report were acknowledged and made a part of these minutes by this reference.  Councilor Wagner gave a verbal report on the TR Valley Joint Powers Board. He said the status is the same. The TRVJPB sent a check for $7,500.00 to the Corp of Engineers for the processing of the paperwork.  Also, a check for $10,360.00 was sent to the Neal brothers for a right of way in front of their Ranchester property. 

Upon motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Reed, the April 2019 warrants were approved in the amount of $66,592.84.  A copy of the Payment Approval report is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Old Business: None.

Announcements and Correspondence: None.

Carrie Rogaczewski District Manager of the Sheridan County Conservation District thanked the Council for the past support of $500.00. This money is mainly used to help with the cost of the fuel recycling. She also gave an overview of the budget and some programs the Conservation District is involved in. Carrie asked the Council to consider a further donation of $5,000.00 to $7,500.00 to help pay for the current Tongue River Watershed Project affecting the citizens along the river in Dayton.

Budget Requests for 2019-2020:

The budget requests for the year of 2019-2020 were previewed and voted on. A copy of all budget requests is attached to these minutes. The budget items for individual requests were considered as follows:

  Mayor Norm Anderson – Councilor Wagner moved and Councilor Cotton seconded to approve all budget requests. Councilor Walters-Clark moved to amend the requests by removing the roof for the TR Valley Community Center to be voted on as a separate item. Councilor Cotton seconded the motion and the amendment to the motion passed. The budget requests were approved.  On motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner the roof for the TRVCC was approved with Councilor Walters-Clark recusing herself because she is on the Board of Directors for the Community Center.

Superintendent of Streets and Maintenance Billy Miller - Councilor Walters-Clark made a motion to pass the budget items and Councilor Cotton seconded. A vote was taken with Councilors Walters-Clark, Wagner and Cotton voting yes.  Councilor Reed abstained from the vote disagreeing with the up-grade to the pool.

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Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos – Councilor Reed moved and Councilor Cotton seconded to remove the boom truck from the list of items.  It will be voted on separately. The motion passed.  Councilor Cotton moved to approve all of the other budget requests and Councilor Reed seconded. The motion passed.  Councilor Cotton made a motion to approve the purchase of a boom truck. Councilor Wagner seconded the motion.  A vote was taken on the motion and it was approved with Mayor Anderson, Councilors Cotton and Wagner voting yes. Councilors Walters-Clark and Reed voted no.

Lorren Lane – On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark the bulletin board for the Kleiber Cabin was made a separate request.  The other items on the list were approved on motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark. The budget request for a new bulletin board for the Kleiber Cabin died for lack of a motion.

Russ Borzenski – On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Cotton to approve all requests from Russ were passed.

Councilor Walters-Clark – Councilor Walters-Clark moved to approve the purchase of three benches for the Scott Park.  Councilor Wagner seconded the motion. The motion passed with all voting yes. Councilor Walters-Clark moved and Councilor Cotton seconded the motion to try the One Call for one year. The motion did not pass.  Councilor Walters-Clark voted yes and Councilors Cotton, Wagner and Reed voting no.

            Dayton Rescue – On motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton to approve all requests from the Dayton Rescue was passed.

Social Services:

The requests for Social Services were voted on separately with the following motions:

• Wyoming Mental Health - $500.00 – Councilor Walters-Clark 1st, Councilor Cotton 2nd, passed
• Senior Citizens - $4,500.00 – Councilor Reed 1st, Councilor Cotton 2nd, passed
• Advocacy and Resource Center – $1,000.00 - Councilor Cotton 1st, Councilor Wagner 2nd, passed
• Dog and Cat Shelter – $500.00 - Councilor Walters-Clark 1st, Councilor Cotton 2nd, passed
• Tongue River Child’s Place – $1,500.00 - Councilor Cotton 1st, Councilor Wagner 2nd, passed with Councilor Reed voting no.
• Sheridan Co. Juvenile Justice – $1,500.00 - Councilor Walters-Clark 1st, Councilor Wagner 2nd, passed
• Sheridan Health Center (free clinic) – $1,000.00 - Councilor Walters-Clark 1st, Councilor Reed 2nd, passed
• TR Valley Community Center Propane – $10,000.00 - Councilor Cotton 1st, Councilor Wagner 2nd, passed with Councilor Walters-Clark recusing herself.
• Sheridan Co. Conservation District – $500.00 - Councilor Walters-Clark 1st, Councilor Cotton 2nd, passed.

The preliminary budget for 2019-2020 was presented. There was no discussion as all of the budgeted items were not included at this time.

The Mill Levy Resolution had the incorrect number on the agenda. The resolution is #375 not #374.The Mill Levy Resolution #375 was passed with a motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Cotton.

Citizen Communiqué: TR Valley Director Erin Kilbride asked the Council to consider co-sponsoring a feasibility study for a pathway between Ranchester and Dayton. The Town of Ranchester will be applying for a TAP grant for the amount of $100,000.00 to pay for the study. It will be an 80/20 grant and Erin asked that Town of Dayton pay for half of the 20 percent. No decision was made.

Junior Council Comments: Kalie Bocek gave a verbal report on the happenings at TR High School.

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: Councilor Cotton wants to see an engineering report on Kelly Lane. Councilor Walters-Clark wants to discuss having a contract with an individual engineer. Councilor Reed wants a discussion on the pathway between Ranchester and Dayton.

On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Reed, the Council adjourned to executive session to discuss personnel at 8:41 p.m.

 

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Mayor Anderson

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Dayton
April 17, 2019

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The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the
Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner, and Cotton.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilors present: Haley Uecker.

Junior Councilors absent: Aliya Gaona.

Also present: Clerk/Treasurer Vicki Cotton, Sheridan County Deputy Allen Thompson, Marshall Hood, Billy Miller Superintendent of Maintenance & Streets, Richard and Billie Kwallek, Josh Wilson, Callie A. True, Michelle Maneval, Karen Powers, Deirdre Wilson, Eugenna (Klebba) Taylor, Patty Kemper, and Neil Anderson.

A motion to approve the agenda as written was made by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Cotton. The motion passed.

A motion to approve the April 8, 2019 minutes was made by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton. The motion was passed.   

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson announced the WAM Conference will be held in Sheridan, Wyoming June 12-14, 2019; the NEWY monthly meeting will be on April 27, 2019 in Gillette, Wyoming; and the Weather Spotting Training provided by a meteorologist will be held at Tongue River Valley Community Center April 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Old Business: None.

Two new Junior Councilors, Holly Hutchinson and Kalie Bocek were sworn in by Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer.

A motion to approve a 24-hour Malt Beverage Permit for Gallery on Main was made by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton.  The motion was passed.

A motion to approve a 24-hour Malt Beverage permit for the Bighorn Trail Run was made by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark.  The motion was passed.

Michelle Maneval provided a well-done drone presentation on the 2018 Bighorn Trail Run.  The Bighorn Trail Run is based in Dayton Scott park and will be held June 13 – 16, 2019.

A motion to appoint the Summer WAM Convention Voting Delegate as Norm Anderson and the Alternate Delegate as Dennis Wagner was made by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Cotton.  The motion was passed.

A motion to approve the Kleiber Cabin Summer Operations Agreement was made by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Wagner.  The motion passed.  Sonja Caywood manages the Kleiber Cabin for the Town of Dayton during the summer months.

Resident Eugenna (Klebbba) Taylor requested a variance to allow her to live in her camper (using a porta potty) while having her house built. After the Council discussed the request, Councilor Cotton made a motion to allow the variance to start when the contractor actually begins to build the house. The variance allowance will end December 30, 2019.  Councilor Cotton also stated if the house is not finished at that time, Eugenna will need to come back to the Council for an extension. Comments were invited from the attending citizens.  The vote was called.  Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, and Cotton voted to approve the motion.  Councilor Wagner was opposed.  The motion passed.

The Junior Councilors provided an update on the Tongue River High School current events.

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Citizen Communiqué: A member of the audience inquired about the status of the Fourth Street drainage problem. Another citizen thanked the Town employees for the good job they do with the Town’s garbage collection.

A moment of silence was requested and held for young Dayton resident, Allen Williams (deceased).

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: Councilor Walters-Clark requested the following items to be discussed at a future Council meeting: The vehicle liability issue and an engineering contract.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:51 p.m.

 

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Mayor Anderson

ATTEST:

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Charitina Fritzler, Assistant Clerk

Town of Dayton
April 8, 2019

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner and Cotton.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilors present: Haley Uecker.

Junior Councilors absent: Aliya Gaona.

Also present: Karl and Toni Kukuchka, Jennifer Hageman, Randy Hoiten, Joey Sheeley, Roger and Robin Ruff, Craig Reichert, Brian and Janet Paxiao, Dave Randall of Randall Engineering, Attorney Brendon Kerns, Yodi Miles, Mathew Schaffer, Chris and Sheena Bernard, Sherriff Alan Thompson, Marshall Hood, Kalie Bocek, and Holly Hutchinson.

A motion was made by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Wagner to approve the agenda as written.  The motion was passed. 

A motion was made by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, to approve the minutes of the March 20, 2019 secondary Council Meeting.  Mayor Anderson called for discussion.  The minutes were approved as written.   

The Utility Clerk report was acknowledged.  A copy of the report is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Councilor Wagner reported on the Natural Gas Utility Project. The next Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board meeting will be held April 25th. Yodi Miles informed the Council the Dayton Rescue received a very generous anonymous donation.  The funds were used to purchase a stair chair and a power cot.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, the warrants were approved in the amount of $70,765.46.  A copy of these bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Old Business: None.

Announcements and Correspondence: None.

The Council acted on the third and final reading of Ordinance #410. The ordinance is for the annexation of the property on East 4th Street which is owned by Bernard Investment Group, LLC.  On motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner, Ordinance #410 passed unanimously.

Councilor Reed moved to approve the final plat for Brookfield Acres on East 4th Street.  Councilor Cotton seconded the motion.  Mayor Anderson called for discussion.  Councilor Walters-Clark brought up some questions and concerns.  A vote was taken and the motion to approve the final plat was passed.

The Subdivider’s Agreement between the Town of Dayton and Bernard Investment Group, LLC., was acted on.  A motion was made by Councilor Cotton, seconded by Councilor Wagner, to approve the Subdivider’s Agreement.  At this time, Attorney Brendon Kerns told the Council that the bonding company, AmTrust, had some minor changes to the wording of the document.  He requested the Council to give the Mayor permission to finish the negotiations and execute the Subdivider’s Agreement with the basic changes to the language of the document.  Councilor Cotton then moved to amend the previous motion by including “add a statement so that the Mayor will be able to sign the corrections for the bonding on the Subdivider’s Agreement”.  Councilor Wagner seconded the motion and the amendment passed.  Discussion for the main motion to approve the Subdivider’s agreement was then held.  A vote was called for by Mayor Anderson and the motion passed.

The 2019 Pool Agreement with the Tongue River Valley Community Center was approved on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton. The motion passed with Councilor Walters-Clark abstaining from the vote as she is on the Board for TRVCC.

Erin Kilbride, Director of the Tongue River Valley Community Center, gave an update for 2018. She gave an overview of the membership numbers and activities held. 2018 was an “exciting, strong and very energetic” year. The facility in Ranchester will be expanding in 2019.  They will be utilizing the old Tongue River Elementary building to provide more space for increased activities and programs to better serve the community.

Junior Councilors: Junior Councilor Haley Uecker gave an update on the happenings at the Tongue River High School. She also introduced Kalie Bocek and Holly Hutchinson to the Council as the incoming Junior Councilors.

Citizen Communiqué: At this time, public concerns about the new subdivision were brought up. The Senior Center in Sheridan has a representative in Dayton who finds out who is new in town and welcomes them with a gift basket. It was mentioned that the lights on Main Street need to have the timer adjusted.

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: Councilor Walters-Clark would like the drainage on 4th Street to be discussed and would also like to address the issue of having an engineer contract.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

 

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Mayor Anderson

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Dayton
March 20, 2019

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The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner, and Cotton.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilors present: None.

Junior Councilors absent: Haley Uecker and Aliya Gaona.

Also present: Treasurer/Clerk Vicki Cotton, Sheridan County Deputy Levi Dominguez, Don Horn, Fire Chief Rick Bilodeau, Jeremy Smith, Roger and Robin Ruff, Marshall and Lea Hood, and Craig Reichert.

A motion to approve the agenda as written was made by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton. The motion passed.

A motion to approve the March 20, 2019 minutes was made by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton. Councilor Walters-Clark abstained from voting as she was absent from the meeting. 

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson announced NEWY is having their monthly meeting March 30 th . Mayor Anderson stated we are waiting on a letter of approval from DEQ before the final plat for Brookfield Acres Subdivision is finalized.

Old Business: None.

Don Horn requested on behalf of W. Donald Jr. and Eileen S. Horn a water tap at Eagle Ridge Subdivision. Councilor Cotton moved and Councilor Walters-Clark seconded to approve the water tap.
Discussion was held and the motion passed.

Jeremy Smith, on behalf of the Fire Department presented an overview of a 10 - 20 year vehicle replacement plan. This plan will be revisited with the Council every six months.

The Council discussed date options for a Budget Work Study. A date was not set at this time.

Citizen Communiqué: Marshall Hood asked if the new street lights were on a timer. Mayor Anderson remarked the timers were reset today.

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: Councilor Walters-Clark requested the following items to be discussed at a future Council meeting: Fourth Street drainage, vehicle liability and an engineering contract.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m.

 

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Mayor Anderson

ATTEST:

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Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler

Town of Dayton
March 4, 2019

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Wagner and Cotton .

Members absent: Councilor Walters-Clark.

Junior Councilors present: Haley Uecker.

Junior Councilors absent: Aliya Gaona.

Also present: Sheridan County Deputy Daniel Hilsabeck, Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Lorren Lane, Joey Sheeley, Rich and Billie Kwallek, Jason Boucher and Brent Moore, Interstate Engineering, Roger and Robin Ruff, Wyoming Representative Cyrus Western, Jessica Dais, Craig Reichert.

A motion was made by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner to approve the agenda as written.  The motion was passed. 

A motion was made by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton, to approve the minutes of the February 19, 2019 secondary Council Meeting.  Mayor Anderson called for discussion.  Councilor Reed requested the minutes be amended to read “Councilor Reed requested that a second estimate for the repair work on the TRVCC wall project be obtained.”   The minutes were approved as amended.   

The Utility Clerk report was acknowledged.  A copy of the report is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Mayor Anderson announced the next Planning Committee Meeting will be held March 12, 2019.  The Dayton Rescue report was acknowledged.  Jessica Dais provided an update concerning the proposed Dayton/Ranchester Natural Gas Utility Project.  This project could go to bid as early as April or May 2019.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, the warrants were approved in the amount of $94,483.50.  A copy of these bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Old Business: Mayor Anderson shared that MDU requested that Out-Lot B be changed from the eastside of the substation to be on the southside. Chris Bernard is in agreement with the change and will submit a revised final plat that illustrates this change.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson read a lovely thank you card to the Town of Dayton from retired Clerk, Linda Lofgren.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner, Mayor Anderson appointed Councilors Cotton and Wagner and himself to share the duties for the upcoming 2019 Dayton Days.
The motion passed.

The following banks were confirmed as depositories for the Town of Dayton for 2019:

  • Cowboy State Bank of Ranchester, Wyoming on motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner.
  • First Federal Bank and Trust of Sheridan, Wyoming on motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Reed.
  • First Interstate Bank of Sheridan, Wyoming on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Cotton.           

 

Jason Boucher and Brent Moore, GIS Specialists for Interstate Engineering in Sheridan, Wyoming provided a presentation on Practical Small-Town Uses of GIS.

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On motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Reed, it was moved to select the Commercial Insurance Proposal from Travelers with the condition that the line item Fine Art and Transit covers all of the Town of Dayton’s Fine Art and transportation of Fine Art items. Travelers requested to be notified by March 15, 2019 in order for the policy to be effective by April 1, 2019.

Citizen Communiqué: Wyoming Representative Cyrus Western provided recent legislative updates of interest to the Town of Dayton. Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller requested everyone present to share with all Dayton residents to please drip their water until the end of March to prevent further freeze-ups. Lorren Lane shared a concern about residents feeding wildlife and how it is attracting a growing population of crows that are enjoying a feeding frenzy on the trash residents put out for pick up.

Junior Councilors: The Junior Councilor Haley Uecker provided an update on current events at the Tongue River High School.

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: None.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

 

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Mayor Anderson

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Clerk/Treasurer

Town of Dayton
February 19, 2019

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The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Councilors Reed, Wagner, and Cotton .

Members absent: Mayor Anderson.

Junior Councilors present: Haley Uecker and Aliya Gaona.

Also present: Treasurer Vicki Cotton, Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Sheridan County Deputy Devereaux Johnson, Richard and Billie Kwallek, Wanda Johnston, Bret Barney, Gina Donnor, Joey Sheeley, Chris and Sheena Bernard, Leonard Lippman and Craig Reichert.

The agenda for the meeting was approved as written.

A motion to approve the February 4, 2019 minutes was made by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton.  Council President Wagner asked for discussion.  Councilor Cotton requested an amendment to the minutes.  The amendment reads as follows:  After the annexation is complete and the real estate purchase has been completed for the Town of Dayton, the property will then be deeded to Montana Dakota Utilities at a future date “for equal property”.  Councilor Reed moved to amend the minutes and seconded by Councilor Cotton.  The motion passed.  The minutes were then approved as amended.

Announcements and Correspondence: None.

Old Business: None.

A motion was made by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Reed to remove retiring Clerk Linda Lofgren as a signer on all bank accounts held in the name of the Town of Dayton effective March 1, 2019.  The motion passed.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler was approved to be added as a signer on all bank accounts held by the Town of Dayton. The motion passed and is effective as of March 1, 2019.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, Council President Dennis Wagner was added as a signer on all bank accounts held in the name of the Town of Dayton effective March 1, 2019.

The Council appointed Vicki Cotton as Clerk/Treasurer for the Town of Dayton effective March 1, 2019, on motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner. The motion passed with Councilor Cotton abstaining from the vote.

The Council acted on Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller’s request for $6,000 to repair a damaged wall at Tongue River Valley Community Center.  Billy had an estimate from McGyver Remodeling for $4,070.91, but requested additional money in case there were more repairs needed once the work was started.  Councilor Reed requested that a second estimate be obtained. On motion by Councilor Reed, and seconded by Councilor Cotton, it was approved to provide up to $6,000 for repair of the damaged wall at TRVCC. The motion passed. 

The Council acted on a request by Planning Committee President Gina Donnor to research:

            1.  Water rights for the Town of Dayton
2.  Review business ordinances
3.  Research Tiny Homes

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, the projects for the Planning Committee to research were approved.

Councilor Walters-Clark joined the meeting at 7:13 p.m.

Citizen Communiqué: None.

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: Council President Wagner inquired about a chairman for Dayton Days. Treasurer Vicki Cotton said it will an item on the agenda for the March 4, 2019 council meeting. At that meeting, the Mayor will appoint a chairperson.

Junior Councilors: Junior Councilors Haley Uecker and Aliya Gaona provided an update on the current activities at the Tongue River High School.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting adjourned at 7:18 p.m.

 

                                                                ____________________________________
Mayor Anderson

ATTEST:

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Assistant Clerk, Charitina Fritzler

Town of Dayton
February 4, 2019

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner and Cotton.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilors present:Haley Uecker.

Junior Councilors absent:Haley Uecker.

Also present: Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Clerk Linda Lofgren, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Sheriff Deputy Mullikin, Denise Townsend, Angela Klebba and Mike Nickel.

The agenda was approved as written.

The minutes of the January 16, 2019 Town Council meeting were approved on a motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

The Utility Clerk report was acknowledged and made a part of these minutes by this reference. The next Planning meeting is scheduled for February 12, 2019.  Councilor Wagner reported on the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board.

Upon motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Cotton, the warrants were approved in the amount of $159,900.90.  A copy of the bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference. 

Old Business: None.

Announcements and Correspondence: None.

At 7:05 p.m. a public hearing was opened to discuss the annual liquor license renewals for The Mountain Inn Bar, Crazy Woman Saloon, Corner Grocery, and Jackson Hole Winery. There being no discussion, the public hearing was closed at 7:06 p.m. and the regular council meeting was resumed.

At this time, the annual liquor licenses were renewed as follows:

Mountain Inn Bar on motion by Councilor Cotton and 2nd by Councilor Wagner
Crazy Woman Saloon on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Reed
Corner Grocery on motion by Councilor Cotton and 2nd by Councilor Reed
Jackson Hole Winery on motion by Councilor Wagner and 2nd by Councilor Walters-Clark

Denise Townsend from the Mountain Inn Bar requested to be open all night on the following dates: July 27, 2019 and December 31, 2019.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Wagner the dates were approved.  Deborah Dooley and Jody Herman from Crazy Woman Saloon requested to be open all night on the following dates: May 27, July 27, October 31, and December 31st.  All in the year 2019.  On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner, the dates were approved.

Glen Sheeley, owner of the Corner Grocery, requested to extend the hours of operation on July 27, 2019 from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Cotton, the extended hours were approved.

Crazy Woman and the Mountain Inn bar applied for catering permits for Dayton Days to serve alcohol in the parking lots of the establishments.  On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner, the applications were approved.

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Councilor Walters-Clark moved to give separate 24-hour beer permits to the Crazy Woman and the Mountain Inn to serve beer in the park during Dayton Days on July 27, 2019.  The motion was seconded by Councilor Cotton.  After discussion by Denise Townsend and Deborah Dooley decided they wanted to go together under one permit.  Councilor Walters-Clark withdrew her motion and amended it to award one permit for the two entities.  Councilor Reed seconded the new motion and one permit was awarded.

On motion by Councilor Cotton and seconded by Councilor Wagner, July 26 and July 27, 2019 were selected as the days to hold Dayton Days.

The second reading of Ordinance #410 regarding the annexation for Bernard Investment Group, LLC., was acted on.  On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Cotton, the ordinance passed.

Resolution #374 appointing Councilor Cotton and Councilor Wagner to the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board for Natural Gas for a two-year term, was approved on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Reed.

There were no requests for future agenda items.

Junior Councilor Haley Uecker gave an update on the activities at the Tongue River High School.

The meeting was adjourned to executive session at 7:20 p.m. to discuss real estate.

The regular council meeting was resumed at 7:29 p.m.  On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner, it was agreed to purchase 3,098.72 square feet of Out Lot B of Brookfield Acres for $4,500.00.  After the annexation is complete and the real estate purchase has been completed for the Town of Dayton, the property will then be deeded to Montana Dakota Utilities at a future date for equal property. The motion passed.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

 

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Norm Anderson, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

Town of Dayton
January 16, 2019

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The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Cotton and Wagner.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilor present: New Junior Councilors to be sworn in: Haley Uecker and Aliya Gaona.

Also present: Clerk Linda Lofgren, Superintendent of Streets and Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Sheridan County Sheriff Alan Thompson, Asst Clerk Charitina Fritzler and Attorney Brendon Kerns. See attached sign in sheet for others attending.

The agenda for the meeting was approved with motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Dennis Wagner.

The January 7th, 2019 council minutes were approved as written on motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Cotton.

The minutes for the January 10th, 2019 work study were approved on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reed.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson announced that documents for the Brookfield Subdivision were available to be viewed.

Old Business: None.

At 7:08 a public hearing was held on the request for annexation by Bernard Investment Group, LLC on East 4th Street.  With no comments to be heard, the public hearing was closed at 7:09 and the regular council meeting was reconvened.

The first reading of Ordinance #410, on the annexation for Bernard Investment Group, LLC, was acted on.  With a motion from Councilor Cotton and Councilor Walters-Clark seconding, Ordinance #410 was passed.

Mayor Anderson appointed Councilors to various committees. Councilor Reed will remain on the Planning Committee.  Councilor Walters-Clark is to continue to be the liaison for the Fire Department.  Councilor Wagner will be Council President and Councilor Cotton was appointed as the Parliamentarian. Mayor Anderson appointed Councilor Wagner and Councilor Cotton to be on the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board.

On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Cotton, the voting delegate for the WAM Winter Conference is Mayor Norm Anderson and the alternate delegate is Councilor Wagner.

At this time, Haley Uecker and Aliya Gaona were sworn in by Clerk Linda Lofgren as the two new Junior Councilors.

Citizens Communiqué: Mike Barrett spoke to the council about abandoned vehicles and following the snow plow ordinance.

Council Requests for future agenda items: Councilor Walters-Clark requested the liability for the town vehicles be added as an agenda item to a March meeting.

Jr. Councilor Comments: The Jr. Councilors reported on the up-coming events at the Tongue River High School.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:56 p.m.

 

                                                                ____________________________________
Norm Anderson, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

Town of Dayton
January 10, 2019
WORK STUDY

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Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilor Reed, Councilor Wagner, Councilor Cotton, and Councilor Walters-Clark .

Members absent: None.

Also present: Attorney Brendon Kerns, Clerk Linda Lofgren, Treasurer Vicki Cotton, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Jay Ligocki from Entech Engineering , Chris and Sheena Bernard, Roger and Robin Ruff, Janet and Brian Paxiao, Joey Sheeley, Craig Reichert, Larry Story, Carl and Toni Kukuchka, Randy Hoiten, Jennifer Hageman and Roger Barrett.

Mayor Anderson called the work study meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Lucille Alley room. 

The Dayton Town Council held a work study to discuss the subdivision agreement for Brookfield Acres, owned by Bernard Investment Group, LLC.  Mayor Anderson announced the purpose of the work study and that public comments would not be taken as the discussion was strictly for the councilors, engineers and town lawyer. 

The Council read over the agreement line by line with the developer and changes were considered.  As this was a work study, no action was taken at this time.

A general discussion was held about subdivisions. The Councilors will consider how other areas manage their subdivisions.  

With no further business to come before the Council the meeting was adjourned at 7:44 p.m.

 

                                                                        _____________________________________
MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

Town of Dayton
January 7, 2019

____________________________________________________________

The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner, and Reichert.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilor present: Emma Schroder, Anna Buetler.

Also attending: Clerk Linda Lofgren, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, County Sheriff's Deputy Sandy Fitzpatrick, Marshall and Lea Hood, Joey Sheeley, Rich and Billy Kwallek, Lorren and Sherri Lane, County Commissioner Mike Nickel, Jean Anderson, Roger and Robin Ruff, and Ashley Fox of the Sheridan Press.

The agenda for the meeting was approved on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reichert.

The minutes of the December 19, 2018 secondary meeting were approved on motion by Councilor Reichert and seconded by Councilor Wagner.

Reports: None.

Approve Warrants: On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner, the warrants were approved in the amount of $500,419.72. A copy of these bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson announced the State of the State address by Governor Mark Gordon will be broadcast January 9, 2019.

Old Business: None.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:08 p.m.

At this time, the incoming Council Members and Mayor were sworn in by Clerk Linda Lofgren. Ward Cotton and Dennis Wagner are the new Councilmen and Norm Anderson as the Mayor.

The Council meeting was called to order at 7:12 p.m.

Resolution #373 honoring the service of Councilor Craig Reichert was read by Mayor Anderson.  On motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reed the resolution was passed.

The Mayor read a letter recognizing the outgoing Junior Councilors for participating in Council meetings.

The policy for running water to avoid freezing waterlines was voted on.  On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner the policy was approved.

Citizens Communiqué: None.

Junior Council members updated the Council on activities at Tongue River High School.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:19 p.m.

 

                                                                        _____________________________________
MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

Town of Dayton
December 19, 2018

____________________________________________________________

The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Walters-Clark, Wagner and Reichert.

Members absent: Councilor Reed.

Junior Councilor present: Emma Schroder.

Junior Councilor Absent: Anna Buetler.

Also attending: Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Clerk Linda Lofgren, Superintendent of Streets Billy Miller, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Marshall and Lea Hood, Sheriff Alan Thompson, Chris Bernard, Mr. and Mrs. Lippman, Ward Cotton, Rich and Billie Kwallek, and Cyrus Western.

The agenda was approved as written on motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

The minutes of the December 4, 2018 were approved on motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Walters-Clark. At this time, Councilor Walters-Clark wanted a comment she made during the December 4th meeting to be acknowledged. She requested that Chris Bernard consider the viewshed and height restrictions in his new subdivision.

Announcements and Correspondence: None.

Old Business: Councilor Reichert asked for a resolution to change the policy regarding passengers in Town vehicles.  He moved the policy be changed to “only job specific people in Town vehicles”.  Councilor Walters-Clark seconded the motion. Councilors Reichert and Walters-Clark in favor of the motion and Mayor Norm Anderson and Councilor Wagner voted against the motion. The motion was not passed due to a lack of majority. Councilor Walters-Clark called for attorney clarification on the mayor being able to vote.

Wyoming State Representative Elect Cyrus Western, spoke to the council about the supplementary budget for the State of Wyoming.  He also mentioned he has been appointed to the Revenue Committee and the Transportation Committee.

On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Wagner, Resolution #370 changing the Categories and Rates for Garbage Service was passed with approval of the Council.

The Mid-year Budget adjustments were reviewed. On motion to accept the adjustments by Councilor Walters-Clark and with Councilor Wagner seconding, the motion passed.

Junior Councilor Anna Buetler spoke about the many activities occurring this month at Tongue River High School. The Council thanked her for her report.

Council Comments: Councilor Reichert brought up a need for a Deer Ordinance against feeding the deer before Game and Fish will do anything about our deer population. Councilor Walters-Clark would like the Council to work on a strategic growth plan with a training held for the Council and Planning Committee.

Junior Council Comments: Junior Councilor Emma Schroder gave an update on the happenings at the Tongue River High School.

Citizens Communiqué: Marshall Hood commented on an article in the Wyoming Business Council paper and about the internet speed in Wyoming.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:37 p.m.

 

                                                                        _____________________________________
MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

Town of Dayton
December 4, 2018

____________________________________________________________

The regular meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner and Reichert.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilor present: Anna Buetler.

Junior Councilor Absent: Emma Schroder.

Also present: Superintendent of Streets William Miller, Director of Water and Waste Water Jimmy Velos, Attorney Brendon Kerns, Sheridan County Sheriff Deputy, Treasurer Vicki Cotton, Chris and Sheena Bernard, Planning Committee Chairman Gina Donnor, Wyoming Representative Elect Cyrus Western, Councilor Elect Ward Cotton and the attached list of citizens.

The agenda for the meeting was approved with no additions or deletions on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

The minutes of the secondary meeting held November 20, 2018 were approved on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Reed. Councilor Reichert asked that his comment be included with the minutes under Council comment. Councilor Reichert stated his opinion on the policy of allowing other people to ride in Town Vehicles other than the employee. Mayor Anderson stated he had talked to our liability pool insurance company and with his permission it was permissible. No action was taken. With no further corrections the minutes were approved by all.

The Utility Clerk report was acknowledged.  A copy of this report is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference. 

Superintendent of Streets Billy Miller announced the Town Crew had finished the Christmas Decorations around Town.  Several Citizens thanked the Town Employees.   He informed the Council that the Miscellaneous Improvement Projects were almost finished. 

Councilor Wagner spoke about the on-going process of obtaining easements for the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board for natural gas.  The project is progressing.  The next meeting of the TRVJPB will be December 20, 2018.

Councilor Reichert spoke under Council Reports.  He asked for a future agenda item to discuss the issue of non-employees riding in Town vehicles.  Attorney Brendon Kerns informed the Council that he would further research the issue and provide the Council with a memorandum of his findings.

The warrants for the amount of $88,728.94 were approved to be paid from the general fund on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reichert.  A copy of these warrants is included with these minutes.

Old Business: None.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson announced there would be a Sheridan County Chamber Coffee at TRVCC on Thursday, December 5, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.  There would be a ribbon cutting ceremony for Active Balance after the coffee.  NEWY would meet in Gillette on December 8, 2018 in Gillette.  Mayor Anderson asked those Councilors interested in going to the WAM Winter Workshop to get registered for it. 

On motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark Reed the 3rd and final reading of Ordinance #411 amending the definition of Cul-de-sac was approved.  All were in favor and 3rd reading passed.

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The Council discussed at length the Preliminary Plat for a Subdivision titled Brookfield Acres located at 350 East 4th Street, Dayton, Wyoming.  Developer is Bernard Investment Group LLC.  Attorney Brendon Kerns spoke to the Council and citizens attending the meeting on the requirements for a preliminary plat according to Town of Dayton Ordinances.  From the last meeting developer Chris Bernard had up-dated the preliminary plat by moving the new fire hydrant to be placed from Lot 2 to Lot 3.  He also dedicated a 60’ easement next to Dayton East Lane.  The easement language will show on the final plat. Lot 5 was increased from .98 acres to one acre and the lot size of Lot 4 was decreased from 1.90 to 1.88 acres.  The following items were discussed:

  • Greg Benzel, Farm Manager for the Padlock Ranch spoke on surface water running onto the Padlock Field
  • Farm to Market Truck Traffic
  • Drainage from Matt Lohse property
  • Adequate water to supply new subdivisions
  • Width of 4th Street concern

After a lengthy discussion of the Preliminary Plat on motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner the Preliminary Plat was approved unanimously.

Mayor Anderson spoke about the Wyoming Association of Municipalities summer workshop which will be held in Sheridan, Wyoming in June of 2019.  As Sheridan is the host city, they have asked the smaller towns to participate in hosting a refreshment time during one of the scheduled breaks during the workshop.  The cost of providing for the refreshment time would be split between the Town of Ranchester and the Town of Dayton and the Town of Clearmont.  Mayor Anderson asked to contribute $1,250.00 toward the refreshment time which is the same amount as Ranchester had approved.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Wagner the motion was unanimously approved. 

Citizen Communique: Cyrus Western, Wyoming Representative Elect, spoke to the Council and audience about the Legislative Forum in Sheridan on December 4, 2018. Mr. Lippman spoke asking the Council to require covenants for subdivisions.

Council Comments: Councilor Walters-Clark asked for a work-study to discuss the subdivisions in depth with the developers and engineering. The Council selected Thursday, January 10, 2019 for the work-study at 7:00 p.m.

Councilor Reichert asked the next Council to carefully look at the zoning regulations of the Town of Dayton.

Junior Councilor Anna Buetler spoke about the many activities occurring this month at Tongue River High School. The Council thanked her for her report.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:37 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Linda Lofgren, Clerk

Town of Dayton
November 20, 2018

____________________________________________________________

The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner and Reichert.

Members absent: None.

Junior Councilor present: Emma Schroder.

Junior Councilor Absent: Anna Buetler.

Also attending: Treasurer Vicki Cotton, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Superintendent of Streets Billy Miller, Fire Chief Rick Bilodeau, Attorney Brendon Kerns, Sheriff Alan Thompson, Dave and Rex Randall, Randall Engineering, Chris and Sheena Bernard, Duane Norwood, Bruce Edwards, Sheridan County Emergency Management and the attached list of citizens who attended the meeting.

The agenda was approved as written on motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

The minutes of the November 5, 2018 were approved on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

Announcements and Correspondence: The Mayor informed the Council the monthly meeting of NEWY would be held in Gillette on December 8, 2018. The legislative forum will be held in Sheridan at City Hall on December 4, 2019. The WAM Winter Workshop would be held in Cheyenne February 20-22, 2019. Mayor Anderson thanked local resident Bob Heimbaugh for his nice letter to the editor thanking the Town and Billy Miller for their hard work in completing the street lighting project.

Mr. Bruce Edwards, the Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator spoke to the Council about the proposed Resolution #372 adopting the Region 1 Hazard Mitigation Plan.  He explained the plan needs to adopted by the County and municipalities every four years.  This resolution allows you to access FEMA grant funds in case of an emergency.  On motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Walters-Clark the Resolution was passed. 

On motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reed the 2nd reading of Ordinance #411 amending the definition of Cul-de-sac was approved.  All were in favor and 2nd reading passed. 

The Council acted on an Annexation Petition from Bernard Investment Group LLC for a parcel of land located at 350 East 4th Street, Dayton, Wyoming.  On motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Reed the petition was approved by all.

The Council acted on an Annexation Report from Town Staff regarding the annexation of a parcel of land located at 350 East 4th Street, Dayton, Wyoming.  The report detailed the state statues required for annexation.  On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner the report was approved by all.

The Council acted on an Annexation Boundary Map from Bernard Investment Group LLC for a parcel of land located at 350 East 4th Street, Dayton, Wyoming.  On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Reichert the map was approved by all.

Resolution #371 certifying the annexation report was acted on by the Council. 
On motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.  The Resolution was approved by all. 

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The Council discussed at length the Preliminary Plat for a Subdivision titled Brookfield Acres located at 350 East 4th Street, Dayton, Wyoming.  Developer is Bernard Investment Group LLC.  The following topics were discussed by the Council and citizens:

  • MDU substation that adjoins the property and is adjacent to Dayton East Lane
  • Dayton Community Development Plan was referred to
  • Potential impact of the development on the lagoon and water treatment plants
  • Drainage issues on the property
  • South Side Ditch rights on the property.  (The ditch rights will be donated to TRHS by developer)
  • East Lane Easement
  • Heard from Dave Schroder of the State Engineer’s office on Ditch Rights.
  • Raw Water System on the proposed property
  • Fire Hydrants on the proposed property were discussed and Councilor Wagner asked that Fire Chief Bilodeau’s comment be attached to these minutes by this reference
  • Access for Emergency Equipment to the six proposed lots
  • Access to East 4th Ave. discussed
  • Covenants being placed on Subdivision property

After all of the above items had been discussed in detail on motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Wagner the preliminary plat was tabled for further discussion until the next Council meeting on December 4, 2018.  Councilors Reichert, Walters-Clark and Wagner were in favor of tabling the preliminary plat for Brookfield Acres.  Councilor Reed was opposed to tabling the preliminary plat for Brookfield Acres.  The plat was tabled.

The Council discussed at length the Preliminary Plat for a Subdivision titled Morning Wood Subdivision located on East 4th Street, next to Wood Rock Subdivision, Dayton, Wyoming.  The Developer is Duane Norwood.  Attorney Brendon Kerns spoke to the Council and audience as to what preliminary plats are and the ordinances pertaining to preliminary plats.  The following topics were discussed by the Council and citizens:

  • Drainage and how it effects other homeowners and East 4th Street
  • Consideration being given to surrounding homeowners
  • Green space provided for
  • Size of the lots
  • How will future development be accommodated by this subdivision
  • Dead end water lines
  • Potential impact of the development on the lagoon and water treatment plants
  • Paving the remaining section of Eagle Rock Drive as it accesses Morning Wood
  • Hear from Fire Chief Bilodeau concerning the placement of fire hydrants
  • Discussion of the Cul-de-sac
  • Covenants being placed on Subdivision property
  • DEQ and EPA permitting discussed

On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner the Preliminary Plat for Morning Wood Subdivision was approved.  Councilors Reed and Wagner voted for and Councilors Reichert and Walters-Clark voted against.  Mayor Anderson voted for the preliminary plat it passed. 

Councilor Reichert stated his opinion on the policy of allowing other people ride in Town Vehicles other than the employee.  Mayor Anderson stated he had talked to our liability pool insurance company and with his permission it was permissible.  No action was taken.

Junior Councilor Emma Schroder updated the Council on TRHS activities.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

 

                                                                        _____________________________________
MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Linda Lofgren

Town of Dayton
November 5, 2018

____________________________________________________________

The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner, and Reichert.

Members absent: None.

Also present: Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water and Wastewater Jimmy Velos, Margo Iames, Brendon Kerns, Kern's Law Firm, Dave & Rex Randall of Randall Engineering, Jeremy Smith, Joey Sheeley, Marshall & Lea Hood, Cyrus Western, Ken & Sherri Washburn, Leonard Lippman, Roger Ruff, Sheridan County Sheriff's Deputy, and the Sheridan Press Reporter.

The agenda for the meeting was approved on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reichert.

The minutes of the October 17, 2018 One-Cent Public Meeting were approved on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Reed.

The minutes of the October 17, 2018 secondary meeting were approved following a correction of the new banners.  Correction is from 3 inches to 3 feet x 18 inches on motion by Councilor Reichert and seconded by Councilor Wagner.

Reports: Employee Billy Miller provided an update on the pedestrian-crossing sign. WYDOT representative Michelle Edwards explained that Dayton is permitted one pedestrian-crossing sign and is required to have a study conducted by an engineering firm to comply with American's with Disability Act. Further discussion will be need to be held on the project.

Approve Warrants: On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark, the warrants were approved in the amount of $132,318.68. A copy of these bills are attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson read a thank you note from Sierra McCoy, for their use of the bandshell for Counting Stars.

Old Business: None.

Clerk Linda Lofgren administered the Oath of Office to Junior Councilors Emma Schroder and Anastasia Beutler.  The Council welcomed them.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner the first reading of Ordinance #411 amending definition of Cul-de-sac was approved.  Councilors Reed, Wagner and Reichert approved.  Opposed by Councilor Walters-Clark because she wants the fire chief’s opinion. First reading of Ordinance #411 passed.  

On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Reed the February 20, 2018 Council Meeting was moved to Tuesday, February 19, 2019 due to the WAM Winter Conference.

Citizen Communique: None.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:24 p.m.

 

                                                                        _____________________________________
MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Clerk Linda Lofgren

Town of Dayton
October 17, 2018

____________________________________________________________

The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Wagner, and Walters-Clark.

Members absent: Councilor Reichert.

Also present: Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Bob Wood, Jeremy Smith, Roger & Robin Ruff, Ken & Sherri Washburn, Joey Sheeley, County Commissioner Chairman Mike Nickel, Marshall and Lea Hood, Gina Donner, Deputy Sheriff Thompson and Ryan Swanson from Trihydro Engineering.

The agenda for the meeting was amended with the addition of 2A to discuss banners for the new Street Lights. On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner – the agenda was approved as amended.

The October 8, 2018 minutes were approved on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reed.

Announcements and Correspondence: None.

Old Business: None.

Discussion was held on Resolution #370 which determines a revised rate – category change for garbage.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark it was approved to set a new category change and seconded by Councilor Wagner.  Marshall Hood requested to see the previous rates.  The Resolution #370 will be acted on at the December 19, 2018 Council meeting.

Discussion was held on the Trihydro Engineering proposal for mapping the cemetery.  Ryan Swanson, Project Engineer reviewed with the Council the proposal on the Town mapping modifications and the cemetery staking for an accurate mapping of the cemetery.  The total cost to map the cemetery is $6,042.00.  On motion by Councilor Reed the proposal was approved and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark.  The Town mapping will occur in the spring.

Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller addressed the Council on banners for the new street lights.  The old banners will not attach to the new street lights. The new banners are 3’ x 18”.  He proposed to amend the budget to purchase the banners at a cost of $1,525.00 as well as LED decorative lights at a cost of $9,760.90.  If ordered now, the banners will arrive by December 1, 2018. On motion by Councilor Reed it was approved to order the banners and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark it was approved to order the LED decorative lights and seconded by Councilor Reed.  The banners and lights will be funded from One-Cent Optional Funding.

Citizens Communiqué:  Gina Donner came before the Council and announced that Susan McLean, the previous Town Clerk had passed away recently.  She requested the Town of Dayton consider donating a bench in the park and plaque as a memorial to Ms. McLean’s service to the Town of Dayton.  The cost is estimated to be $2,000.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark it was approved to order the bench and plaque and seconded by Councilor Wagner. 

There were no future agenda items requested by Council members.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:16 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

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Linda Lofgren, Clerk

Town of Dayton
PUBLIC MEETING
One-Cent Optional Sales Tax
October 17, 2018

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An informal Public Meeting was held on October 17, 2018 in the Dayton Town Hall Council Chambers commencing at 6:00 p.m. to review Sheridan County's One-Cent Optional Sales Tax Ballot Initiative.

Members present: Mayor Norm Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark and Wagoner.

Members absent: Councilor Reichert.

Junior Councilors present: None.

Also present: Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, County Commissioner Chairman Mike Nickel, Ken and Sherri Washburn, Roger and Robin Ruff, and the Sheridan Press Reporter.

A public meeting was held to review and answer any questions citizens might have concerning the One-Cent Optional Sales Tax Ballot Initiative.  Commissioner Nickel and councilors visited with the people who attended in an informal setting. 

No action was taken.

The meeting ended at 7:00 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

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Linda Lofgren, Town Clerk

Town of Dayton
October 8, 2018

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner, and Reichert.

Members absent: None.

Also present: Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Jeremy Smith and the Sheridan County Sheriff's Deputy.

The agenda for the meeting was approved on motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reichert.

Reports: Billy Miller gave the Council an update on the Street Lighting project. He stated the lights are 100% working and the project punch-list is complete. A final walk through is scheduled. Also, WYDOT has allowed Dayton only one pedestrian-crossing sign due to population size. The location allowed is on Fourth and Main Street. He will start the permit process. Councilor Reichert informed the Council the TRVJPB project for Natural Gas is moving forward.

Approve Warrants: On motion by Councilor Reichert and seconded by Councilor Walters-Clark, the warrants were approved in the amount of $72,805.48. A copy of these bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson announced the informational One-Cent Optional Sales Tax Public Meeting is to occur on October 17th at 6–7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The Northeast Mayors of Wyoming meeting will take place on October 20th in Gillette, Wyoming. The Planning Committee will meet tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in the Lucille Alley Room to further discuss subdivison rules and regulations of Title 16 of the Town of Dayton Code.

Old Business: Discussions on building permits was held. The Sheridan County Conservation District Water Improvement Project was discussed.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner it was approved to move the secondary Council Meeting from November 21, 2018 to November 20, 2018 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday and the Town Hall being closed on November 21st.  The date change was approved.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner the December 3, 2018 Council Meeting was moved to December 4, 2018 so that the Council can attend the Annual Rotary Senior Citizen Dinner. 

On motion by Councilor Reichert and seconded by Councilor Reed, Resolution #369 was approved for raising opening and closing fees for burials in the Dayton Cemetery.

No Citizen Communique´.

Council requested a copy of a historical overview of the past Cap Tax and One-Cent Optional funds.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

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Clerk Linda Lofgren

Town of Dayton
September 26, 2018

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The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Wagner, Reichert and Walters-Clark.

Members absent: None.

Also present: Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water and Wastewater Jimmy Velos, Robin Ruff, Deputy Sheriff Mullikin, reporter TJ Parks, Cyrus Western, Angela Klebba, Dave Engels & Pete Rakowski of Entech, Kevin Adams, Charitina Fritzler, Mr. & Mrs. Hood, and Bret Barney.

The agenda for the meeting was approved with the addition of 2A to act on a request from Kevin Adams for a permit for fireworks at the Tongue River High School for Homecoming.

Announcements: The Town of Dayton received a Thank You from Shire Valley for awarding them the Yard of the Month for Commercial Properties.

The September 4, 2018 minutes were approved on motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Wagner.

Old Business: None

Engineers Dave Engels and Pete Rakowski updated the Council on projects that had been put out for bid.  The UV project at the sewer lagoon was not included in the bid.  Dave Engels recommended that the bid be awarded to the low bidder, which was GW Construction out of Gillette.  They bid $230,211.50 which was only $2,760.00 over the engineers estimate.  On motion by Councilor Reichert and seconded by Councilor Wagner the bid was awarded to GW Construction.

Mayor Anderson called for a motion to appoint Bret Barney to the Town of Dayton Planning Committee.  Councilor Reed moved, Councilor Reichert seconded and the motion passed.

Action was taken on the permit for TRHS to have fireworks for their Homecoming.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Wagner, the permit was approved.

Citizens Communiqué:  Mrs. Hood showed the Council a Wyoming REA magazine which showed a picture of the Foothills Campground and mentioned that it was in Dayton Wyoming.  She was pleased with the free advertising.  Cyrus Western mentioned that he wanted to be an advocate for the town and anyone should feel free to contact him with any questions or concerns.

There were no future agenda items requested by Council members.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Clerk Linda Lofgren

Town of Dayton
September 4, 2018

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Dayton Town Hall.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Walters-Clark, Wagner, and Reichert.

Members absent: None.

Also present: Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler, Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Director of Water & Wastewater Jimmy Velos, Roger and Robin Ruff, Robert Wiley, Torren and Callie True, Jeremy Smith, Sheriff Deputies (2), Cyrus Western and Reporter.

The agenda for the meeting was approved as written.

The Utility Clerk and Building Permit reports were acknowledged.  A copy of the Utility Clerk report is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

The minutes of the August 15, 2018 secondary meeting were approved on motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Reed.

Reports: Billy Miller gave the Council an update on the street lighting project and park gazebo work. He stated the raw water will be shut off on October 1st. Councilor Reichert informed the Council the TRVJPB is moving forward on obtaining permits for the right of way for natural gas line construction. They are hoping to go out for bid for natural gas in January of 2019.

On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Walters-Clark, the warrants were approved in the amount of $273,935.87.  A copy of these bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Announcements and Correspondence: Mayor Anderson requested to move the next Council Meeting to September 26th. On motion by Walters-Clark, and 2nd by Councilor Reed, the motion passed.

Old Business: "Yard of the Month" for the month of August was awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wiley of 33 Sand Turn Court. "Most Improved Residential Property" for 2018 was awarded to Mr. and Mrs. Josh Wilson of 219 W. 3rd Avenue. "Most Improved Commercial Property" for 2018 was awarded to Shire Valley Farms, Brad and Wanda Johnston of 714 Main Street. All parties were awarded letters and gifts from the Council.

Clerk Linda Lofgren administered the Oath of Office to Assistant Clerk Charitina Fritzler.  The Council welcomed her.

Discussion occurred concerning the Cemetery grave opening and closing fees.  Currently, the fees for grave opening and closing are as follows:

Town of Dayton
Casket: $150
Cremains: $75

Sheridan - Monday - Friday and higher on weekends
Casket: $450
Cremains: $150

During the discussion it was mentioned that Trihydro will be mapping the cemetery.  On motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and 2nd by Councilor Wagner, all were in favor of Trihydro mapping the Cemetery.

Discussion was held to double the Town’s Cemetery grave opening and closing fees.  Mayor Anderson asked for a motion for the fees to be doubled.   On motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner, the Town Cemetery’s new opening and closing fees will double to:  Casket $300 and for Cremains $150.  A Resolution will be presented to the Council confirming the new fees.

Discussion occurred concerning the Council joining the Planning Committee on September 11, 2018.  Attorney Brendon Kerns will conduct the discussion on what it takes to annex property according to state statute. On motion by Councilor Reichert and 2nd by Councilor Walters-Clark.  The motion was approved to have the Council join the planning committee meeting.

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Council Comment & Future Agenda Items: Councilor Walters-Clark asked for a discussion of the Council on the commercial building permit process to be added to a future agenda. She also requested a discussion of the Sheridan County Conversation District River Restoration Project be added to a future agenda as well.

Citizen's Communique: Callie True thanked the Town employees for their hard work and for the great pressure on the raw water system.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

_________________________
Clerk Linda Lofgren

Town of Dayton
August 15, 2018

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The secondary meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reed, Wagner and Walters-Clark.

Members absent: Councilor Reichert.

Also present: Tongue River Valley Community Center Executive Director Erin Kilbride, Superintendent of Streets & Maintenance Billy Miller, Roger and Robin Ruff, Sheriff Alan Thompson, reporter TJ Parks, Sheridan Press Reporter, Cyrus Western, Angela Klebba, and Joey Sheeley.

The agenda for the meeting was approved as written.

The August 6, 2018 minutes were approved on motion by Councilor Walters-Clark and seconded by Councilor Wagner.

Announcements: Mayor Anderson announced there will be a Dayton Clean Up Day on September 15th. The NEWY group is hosting a Legislator Staffer's Tour. They will be in Dayton August 16th. The Town of Dayton received a thank you note from the Sheridan Wyo. Rodeo Wranglers for allowing them to participate in Dayton Days.

Old Business: None.

Erin Kilbride, Executive Director of the Tongue River Valley Community Center, gave an end of year report on the Art Badgett Swimming Pool.  Sarah Nielsen was the Pool Manager this year.  She did a great job.  There were 3,659 visits this summer.  There were 107 children signed up for the swim lessons.  The TR Community Center gave 3 family scholarships for season swimming passes and 12 scholarships for swimming lessons.  The scholarships were paid for with some of the money from the Art Badgett Memorial fund.  All in all, it was a good year for the pool.

Councilor Laurie Walters-Clark presented a report on the surveys received earlier this year about installing exercise equipment in the Scott Bi-Centennial Park. This survey was done by the TR Valley Community Center because this issue was brought to the Council by them. Councilor Walters-Clark said since she was on the Board of Directors for the Community Center she would only be reporting on the survey and not voting on whether or not the equipment should be installed.  Councilor Wagner motioned to place the equipment in the park.  The motion then died for lack of a second.

The Council acted on third and final reading of Ordinance #409 amending the nuisance ordinance.  Councilor Reed made a motion to pass the amendment and Councilor Walters-Clark seconded.  The motion passed.

There were no Citizens Communiqué or Council requests for future agenda items.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:34 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

Town of Dayton
August 6, 2018

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The meeting of the Dayton Town Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members present: Mayor Anderson, Councilors Reichert, Councilor Wagner and Reed.

Members absent: Councilor Laurie Walters-Clark.

Also present: Director of Water and Wastewater Jimmy Velos, Bob Wood, Joey Sheeley, Cyrus Western, Jeremy Smith, Gina Donnor, Marshall Hood.

The agenda for this council meeting was approved with exception of the Dayton Mercantile cancelling request for street closure on September 8, 2018.

The Mayor introduced Charitina Fritzler as the new Assistant Clerk to replace current Clerk Linda Lofgren.  Linda is retiring March 1, 2019.

The Minutes of the July 17, 2018 secondary Council meeting were approved on motion by Councilor Reed and 2nd by Councilor Wagner.

The Utility Clerk Report was acknowledged as well as the building permits.  A copy of the report is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

The Fire and Rescue Report was acknowledged.

Upon motion by Councilor Wagner and seconded by Councilor Reichert the warrants were approved in the amount of $243,250.61.  A copy of these bills is attached and made a part of these minutes by this reference.

Announcements & correspondence: Mayor Anderson mentioned the Street Lighting Project started after Dayton Days and should be complete by September 22, 2018.

Old Business: None.

The Council awarded the Yard of the Month to Jason and Christina Rainey whose residence is at 15 Woodrock Road. They were not present to receive the letter or the yard of the month sign. Lorren Lane will deliver the items tomorrow.

Mayor Anderson read a thank you letter to former Mayor Bob Wood for his contribution to Dayton Days as Chairman. Mr. Wood acknowledged that Linda and Vicki in the office do a lot to help with Dayton Days.

The Council acted on the Catering Beer Permit requested by Gina Donnor of Gallery on Main. On motion by Councilor Reichert and seconded by Councilor Reed, the motion passed.  Upon payment of the $50.00 fee, Gina Donnor will receive the permit.

The Council acted on second reading of Ordinance #409 amending the nuisance ordinance. Councilor Reichert moved and Councilor Wagner seconded to approve Ordinance #409 on second reading.  The motion passed.

On motion by Councilor Reed and seconded by Councilor Reichert, Resolution #366 appointing Dennis Wagner to the Tongue River Joint Powers Board was approved.

Council Requests for Future Agenda Items: None.

With no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

 

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MAYOR

ATTEST:

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Vicki Cotton, Treasurer

 
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