Public Notice No. 9032



City of Torrington )
County of Goshen )
State of Wyoming )

The Torrington City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 in the City Council Chambers at 436 East 22nd Ave. at 5:30 p.m. Present: Mayor Doby, Council Members Deahl, Kelly, Patterson and Viktorin. Also Present: Clerk/Treasurer Strecker, Attorney Eddington, Director of Public Works Harkins, Chief of Police Johnson, Buildings & Grounds Superintendent Estes and Deputy City Clerk Anaya.
Mayor Doby called the meeting to order.
Councilman Patterson led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Doby led the session with informational announcements on the following items: 1. Mayor Doby thanked all property owners for maintaining their properties. He urged all property owners to continue to work toward maintaining their lawns and weeds in order to proactively avoid a visit from Code Enforcement Officers; 2. Request to the public to please refrain from putting garbage in the grass bins as it renders the grass unusable for the making of compost. Mayor Doby reminded the public that if they place anything other than grass clippings in the grass bins, they may be fined up to $750.00; 3. Reminder to the public that dumpsters are for municipal waste, not for construction and demolition (C & D) materials. Mayor Doby stated that excessive C & D material in dumpsters damages the City’s garbage trucks. He urged the public to please take all C & D materials to the baler or landfill to dispose of; 4. Announcement that the Dale Jones Municipal Pool opened on 06-01-24. Mayor Doby stated that the City is blessed with a great pool maintenance crew with decades of experience, an impressive Pool Manager, Assistant Pool Manager and a full contingent of qualified lifeguards. He urged the public to enjoy the pool this summer; 5. Announcement that the Cottonwood at Torrington Golf Course was recently rated the number one best public golf course in Wyoming by GolfPass’ annual Golfer’s Choice for 2024; 6. Mayor Doby urged the citizens of Torrington to continue to enjoy the golf course, sports fields, parks and walking paths owned and maintained by the City of Torrington. Thank you to all of the superintendents and crews that keep all of these areas clean, beautiful and functional; 7. Reminder to the public to be cautious and mindful of the presence of pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists on the streets as schools are out of session; and 8. Request to the public to refrain from using their cell phones while driving.

Councilman Patterson moved and Councilman Deahl seconded to approve the consent agenda which includes the minutes from the 05-21-24 Council meeting as published and the minutes from the 05-30-24 Public Hearing as presented and all actions therein be ratified. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Doby requested approval to amend the agenda as follows:
1. Amend the amount of Resolution No. 2024-6 on the Action Items List from $519,732.00 to $400,000.00.
Councilman Viktorin moved and Councilman Kelly seconded to amend the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Councilman Deahl moved and Councilman Kelly seconded to approve the agenda as amended. Motion carried unanimously.
Director of Public Works (DPW) Harkins presented for approval Resolution No. 2024-6. He stated that the resolution authorizes the submission of a Capital Construction Loan application to the State Loan and Investment Board to assist in funding the FY25 East D Street Improvements Project. DPW Harkins indicated that the project consists of replacing 50+ year old undersized waterlines and storm sewers, and reconstructing street, curb, gutter and sidewalk on East D Street. He commented that staff has already submitted the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) and Drinking Water SRF Loan applications that will take care of the waterline and storm sewer portion of the project. DPW Harkins stated that staff has also secured State Urban Systems funds and intends to utilize those funds towards the street portion of the project. He indicated that as a result, there is still $400,000.00 - $500,000.00 in funding that needs to be acquired in order to complete the project fully. DPW Harkins commented that staff is proposing to use Capital Construction Loan funds to make up that difference. He stated that the loan application will be submitted in the amount of $400,000.00. Councilman Viktorin moved and Councilman Deahl seconded to approve Resolution No. 2024-6 as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Attorney Eddington read the resolution.
Attorney Eddington read by title AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF MONEY BY THE CITY OF TORRINGTON, WYOMING, TO MEET ITS GENERAL FUND REQUIREMENTS AND OBLIGATIONS, TO MEET ITS ENTERPRISE FUND REQUIREMENTS AND OBLIGATIONS, FOR THE 2025 FISCAL YEAR COMMENCING JULY 1, 2024 AND FIXING THE SUM TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION. Clerk/Treasurer Strecker stated that the appropriations for the FY25 Budget so far total $40,948,332.00. She reviewed the summary of account balances. Clerk/Treasurer Strecker indicated that the General Fund balance is $2,487,957.00. After transfers, the General Fund balance is $1,017,563.00. She commented that the General Fund balance after transfers in FY24 was $914,672.00. Clerk/Treasurer Strecker stated that the ending cash balance is $9,688,988.00. She indicated that the reserve target for all funds is $7,941,665.00. Clerk/Treasurer Strecker stated that items still pending include: Insurance (property/casualty), adding Waterworth expenses for two funds, adding fencing back in for the Sanitation Fund, an IT Budget repair money final review and finalizing cash balances/cash carry over. Councilman Patterson moved and Councilman Deahl seconded to approve the FY25 Budget on second reading as presented. Voting aye Deahl, Doby, Patterson and Viktorin, nay Kelly, motion carried.
The bills from 05-22-24 to 06-04-24 were presented for payment. Councilman Kelly moved and Councilman Viktorin seconded to approve the bills for payment as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Doby asked for public comments, questions or concerns.
Fire Chief Correa briefly updated the Mayor and Council on the calls that the Torrington Volunteer Fire Department responded to in the last couple of weeks.
Councilman Patterson stated that the City is extremely fortunate to have such a clean, orderly and tidy landfill. He commended Streets & Sanitation Supervisor Hawley and Landfill Foreman Johner for their hard work and indicated that it is very much appreciated.
Mayor Doby adjourned the meeting at 6:14 p.m.
The following bills were approved for payment: 78708 AT&T MOBILITY modem for ambulance 40.04;78709 AVI PC Well #16 Connection Project 14352.97;78710 RICE LAKE WEST INC. FY2020 WWTP Facility Project 48361.25;78711 SOUTH TORRINGTON WATER & SEWER DISTRICT museum-water/sewer 285.59;78712 STANDARD INSURANCE CO premium-long term disability 2220.73;78713 TRIHYDRO CORP WWTP Pre-Treatment Facility Project-amendment 12311.10;78714 VIAERO WIRELESS cell phone, wireless hotspots 646.84;78715 WY DEPT OF REVENUE sales tax 17788.40;78716 WY DEPT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES workers compensation 7756.99;78717 WY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS retirement 79743.39;78718 ACCUSCREEN MOBILE DRUG TESTING SERVICES rapid screen drug tests 120.00;78719 AFLAC payroll withholding 1255.50;78720 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES fiberglass pole set,suction cups, transparency film,replacement foam inserts,printer stand,skittles,drive clutch puller tool 626.35;78721 APCO INTERNATIONAL EMD recertifications 90.00;78722 ARROW ELECTRIC OF TORRINGTON disconnect/replace pump,replace bad breaker 260.00;78723 ATCO INTERNATIONAL deodorizer 146.25; 78724 B & C STEEL CORPORATION wainscot,square tube,angle,flat bars,round bars 508.06;78725 BLACKBURN MANUFACTURING CO marking flags 224.76;78726 BLOEDORN LUMBER CO-TORRINGTON return,hose repair,end cap,quick link,quick snaps,washer assortment,sink trap,duct tape,clamps, couplings,pvc cement/pipe cleaner kit,sprinkler tool kit,nozzle,flex hose,wood handle,broom,pointed lath,backflow pressure vacuum breaker,demount clip,nails,bit,screws,coupling mender,hose end,chain, combo lock,hem firs,flags,mip plug,nipple,gauges,strap ties,pine,treated wood,roller cover 1004.12; 78727 BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC. battery filler,hose mender,ball valve,hose barbs,hose clamps,spot sprayers,tire inflator,pad,hammers,spray paint,air hose reel,storage totes,puppy foods,utility pan, buckets,tru fuel gas/oil,nipples,solar salt,jeans,farm general,indicator,push broom,winch strap,work boots,spark plugs,oil,hitch pins,spray bottles,air fresheners,tape measures,bolts,cap/gasket,sprayer tip, strainer,replacement chain,spring snaps,grease,trailer ball,fuel harvest kit 2280.43;78728 BORDER STATES INDUSTRIES INC. cleaner wipes,electric poles,insulators,conduit straps,LED bulbs,clamps,pole test switches,tie wire,tap connectors,poly cutouts,arrestors,underground wire,term kits,meter/mains, entry cap,bolts,crossarm pins,ground rod,conduit,elbows 34048.29;78729 BROWN CO filler cap,brake fluid,gear boxes 279.48;78730 BUFFALO BILL VILLAGE lodging 556.00;78731 BUTLER'S SALVAGE & TOWING tow charges 251.97;78732 CENTURY LUMBER CENTER door stop,pvc nuts,tees,adapters, couplings,pvc cement,primer,inkzall marker,clamp connector,cut off riser,elbows,plugs,primer cement, pvc pipe,nozzles,scrub brushes,tarp,filter,turnbuckle,eye bolt,quick link,nipples,drill drive set,mini brush set,paint/primer spray,sp white non-flour,treated posts,concrete mix,fasteners,u-shape,unions, bushings,teflon tape,fertilizer,LED light bulbs,brass male hose,pvc extension,pool thermometer,pinch clamp,poly pipe,push fit end cap,engine degreaser,hitch pin clip,paint,palm gloves,gen purp,roller covers,plastic liners,pvc slip cap,gas can,poly stretch coupler,uf/ul wire,fasteners,drill bit,corner brace, ball valve,velcro one-wrap strap,cedartone treated,threaded handle,hose clamp,wallplate,screw eye 1232.52;78733 CENTURYLINK water telemetry line,hvac remote line,TVFD phone,data lines 1308.33; 78734 CHARISMA 369 LLC deposit refund 59.89;78735 CITY OF TORRINGTON payroll withholding 273.75; 78736 CITY OF TORRINGTON gift certificate/pool pass 100.00;78737 CITY SERVICE VALCON Phillips 66 terminal maint fee 30.00;78738 CONNECTOR KINGS wire nuts 154.24;78739 CONTRACTORS MATERIALS INC. primary/secondary element,fuel strainer,spark plug,upright compactor 3296.37;78740 COOK, SHAYLEE N. deposit refund 9.43;78741 DBC IRRIGATION SUPPLY stand wire,commercial valve,couplings, inserts 610.93;78742 DECKER, STEVE landscaping chemicals 4455.00;78743 DENT, DAVID A. reimb-PGA membership dues,Golf Pro Payable 5668.09;78744 DOOLEY ENTERPRISES INC. practice rounds 1852.63; 78745 E P CONSTRUCTION concrete work 1716.50;78746 EAKES INC. trash bags,deodorizer 289.79; 78747 EJS SUPPLY LLC cart lift bars 341.02;78748 ELK ECO-CYCLE dumpster picked up 30.00;78749 ELLIS, CHERYL A. credit refund 19.71;78750 ENERGY LABORATORIES INC. lab testing 1186.00;78751 ENVIRO SERVICES INC. lab analysis 185.00;78752 FASTENAL CO bleach 53.00;78753 FERGUSON WATERWORKS #1116 flr threadxcts comp couplings,comp wye branch,return 727.00;78754 FLOYD'S TRUCK CENTER INC. 2024 Freightliner Snow Plow 227691.00;78755 FRITZLER, LARRY & DEBORAH pump septic tank 253.00;78756 G & L CONCRETE thrust block 80.00;78757 GALLEGOS, RYAN deposit refund 185.99;78758 GALLS LLC fire resistant pants 599.96;78759 GAMEL, CORRIE deposit refund 108.25;78760 GOSHEN CO CONSTRUCTION LLC electric dept parking garage 99921.95;78761 GOSHEN CO DISTRICT COURT CLERK payroll withholding 100.00;78762 GOSHEN CO ECONOMIC goshen bucks 170.00;78763 GOSHEN CO TREASURER 2016 Dodge Durango 22500.00;78764 GOSHEN DIESEL SERVICE repairs 6586.00;78765 GRAINGER marking flags,hand soap,batteries,test cocks,handle,dust pan,broom,floor squeegee,eye wash bottle,electrical hour meters,gaskets 557.92;78766 GREAT-WEST TRUST CO LLC payroll withholding 2170.00;78767 GW MECHANICAL INC. repairs/cooling tower pump 1099.73;78768 HAWKINS INC. sodium hydrox 50% diaphragm 2408.19;78769 HIGH PLAINS APT credit refund 56.36; 78770 HOME & LAWN SERVICES LLC spraying dog park 550.00;78771 HRUBY, PATRICIA L. deposit refund 154.43;78772 IDEAL LINEN/BLUFFS FACILITY SOLUTION terminator disinfectant,dmq cleaner,trash bags, paper towels,bio conqueror,tissue dispenser,floor cleaner 1468.83;78773 JAMES A. EDDINGTON PC City Attorney extended hours 90.00;78774 J-BUILT HOMES INC. FY24 Pioneer Drive Project 174981.35;78775 KATH BROADCASTING CO LLC tower rent,City Council meetings,ads 850.00;78776 KAUFMAN GLASS LLC window installation 260.00;78777 KELLER, SUZANNE credit refund 109.41;78778 KENYON, CHUCK 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe purchase 11000.00;78779 KNOW HOW LLC batteries,door actuators,filters,radiator, core deposit return,retainers,hardware,automatic tensioner,belt idler pulley,warranty,mxtx reel,hose fittings,brake shoes,brake drum,control arm/balls,oxygen sensor,quick strut,rotors,silentguard,adaptive one,severe service shock,exactlift beams,lamp,throttle body unit,core deposits,mass air flow sensor, fleet front brake,paint,exactfit blade,oil,proformer rear,water pump,serpentine belt,tensioner pulley belt,bolts,ind belt,g-force timing belt,flap discs,cut-off wheels,adapters,locknuts,throttle body injector, couplings,hyd hoses,fuel pump module,bearings,hyd hose fittings 3777.26;78780 LIFEMED SAFETY INC. adult/child electrode pads 360.00;78781 LORETI, ROBERT painting gazebo/wading pool 2756.00;78782 MALLORY SAFETY AND SUPPLY LLC nitrile gloves 180.03;78783 MARTIN MARIETTA MATERIALS #4 coarse 621.00;78784 MARTIN, BETHANY deposit refund 142.65;78785 MATCOR refund of hydrant meter deposit less fees 2128.50;78786 MATHESON TRI-GAS INC. t-shirts,lens clean towelettes,gloves,safety glasses 334.00;78787 MCKEE, KAREN R. & MARTIN B. hoodies,t-shirts 697.00;78788 MENDEZ, GIOVANNI deposit refund 58.97;78789 MESSENGER, AARON reimb-proof of rabies vaccination 50.00;78790 METAL SHOP AND REPAIR LLC replace hydraulic cylinder 3449.00;78791 MINTER, ANTHONY deposit refund 8.36;78792 MITCHELL 1 scanner diagnostic software program 960.00;78793 MONTANA CSSD SDU payroll withholding 205.55;78794 NE SAFETY AND FIRE EQUIPMENT annual fire alarm/sprinkler system inspection,sprinkler repairs 620.00;78795 NEW HOPE COUNSELING sessions 200.00;78796 NEW YORK LIFE payroll withholding 257.00;78797 NEWMAN SIGNS INC. sign brackets 237.71;78798 NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS INC. bonnet,check kits,pressure vacuum breakers 414.40;78799 OLIVER, SHIRLEY credit refund 103.83;78800 O'REILLY AUTO ENTERPRISES LLC speed sensor,filters,vent clips,steering wheel cover 215.14;78801 ORR ALIGNMENT & LUBE LLC alignment 105.00;78802 PARKER POE professional services-tarriff compliance filing 140.82;78803 PITTMAN ELECTRIC LLC replace gfci & in-use cover 203.77;78804 PLATTE CO payroll withholding 199.98;78805 POMP'S TIRE SERVICE tires 643.05;78806 PORT-A-POTS BY TDS INC. standard pots 420.96;78807 PRINT EXPRESS INC. signs,lamination,ups 514.74; 78808 PRO QUALITY PEST CONTROL rodent control 90.00;78809 QUILL LLC gloves 299.90;78810 RAILROAD MANAGEMENT CO license fees for power line crossing 379.14;78811 RAY ALLEN MANUFACTURING LLC marijuana/fentanyl K9 training kit 369.98;78812 RESPOND FIRST AID SYSTEMS OF WY 1st aid kit supplies 90.51;78813 RICHEY, MICHAEL A. Airport Operator Contract 1666.67;78814 RICHEY, MICHAEL A. air fuel 443.48;78815 ROI FIRE & BALLISTICS EQUIPMENT INC. msa nfpa bourkes kit 115.00;78816 ROSE BROTHERS INC. drive belt 176.93;78817 RUSSELL INDUSTRIES INC. flomatic model 45azure butterfly gear 1538.43;78818 SARGENT DRILLING CO efficiency test 350.00;78819 SCHNEIDER WILD FUR gloves 870.00;78820 SHELL EQUIPMENT CO LLC fassi crane w/ bucket 74070.00;78821 SIMMONS, COLBY credit refund 63.14;78822 SKAGGS COMPANIES INC. storm shirts 1413.35;78823 TD REAL ESTATE deposit refund 138.26;78824 TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL LLC weed killer 606.50;78825 THE L L JOHNSON DIST CO hyd fluid,rear connect/link,center main pivot,bolts,locknuts,belts,blades 1659.82;78826 TOPLINE CONSTRUCTION LLC curb/gutter/sidewalk improvements,sidewalk removal, remove & new fillet,ADA ramp 26071.00;78827 TORRINGTON OFFICE SUPPLY file holder,fastener folders,post it note flags,3-ring binders,presentation paper,copy paper,toilet paper,toner cartridge,pens, stapler,highlighters,urinal screens,note pads,command hooks 619.35;78828 TORRINGTON SOD FARMS seeding & humic acid/calcium 6019.00;78829 TORRINGTON TELEGRAM ads,legals 4426.16;78830 VALLEY MOTOR SUPPLY air temp sensor,filters,antifreeze,idler pulley,maf sensor cleaner,emery cloth, coupler,p style plugs,teflon tape,cutting wheels,lube,mini bulb-long life,red grease,engine cleaner,hyd fittings 372.10;78831 VERIZON WIRELESS cell phones 633.94;78832 VINDUSTRIES LLC refund hydrant meter deposit less fees 2123.00;78833 VYVE BROADBAND fiber internet,data lines 1765.75;78834 WY DEQ - SOLID & HAZARDOUS WASTE DIV landfill 2024 state grantee trust premium 640.07;78835 WY DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION license plate transfers 4.00;78836 WY MACHINERY CO repairs 2811.35

Public Notice No. 9032 published in the Torrington Telegram on June 14, 2024.