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					                                      TOWN OF MEETEETSE



John A. Abbott, Mayor                                                  Angela Johnson, Clerk Treasurer
Kirk Bennett, Councilman                                               Ronee Hogg, Deputy Clerk
Sharon Fech, Councilman                                                Dan Talkington, Public Works Dir
 Mark Smith, Councilman                                                Lee Ruppert, Public Works Asst.
James D. Yockey, Councilman                                            Joe Wagers, Deputy Sheriff
C. Edward Webster II, Town Attorney                                    Hayes Randol, Deputy Sheriff
                                        P. O. Box 38                   J. W. Yetter, Municipal Judge
                                    Meeteetse Wyoming 82433
           Phone 307-868-2278, 307-868-2338 Fax 307-868-2608 Email: meeteetse@tctwest.net
Minutes from the Meeteetse Town Council meeting held on January 7, 2009.
Mayor John Abbott called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Mayor John Abbott led the Council and audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Present were: John Abbott, Mayor; Kirk Bennett, Councilman; Mark Smith, Councilman; Sharon
Fech, Councilman; James D. Yockey, Councilman; Angela R. Johnson, Clerk Treasurer; Ronee
Hogg, Deputy Clerk; Dan Talkington, Public Works Director; Larry Rankine, Emergency
Management, and Under Sheriff Ehlers.

Also present were: Clint Elliott, TCT West, Sherry Long, Mary Elliott, Ann Lawler, and Steve
Stine, Stein, Heiser, Buss, & Associates.

Angela R. Johnson, Clerk Treasurer administered the Oath of Office to John A. Abbott, Mark
Smith, and James D. Yockey.

MOTION 01:07:09:01
Councilman Fech made a motion to approve the minutes of the December 10, 2008, seconded by
Councilman Bennett. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:02
Councilman Fech made a motion to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held December 29,
2008, seconded by Councilman Bennett. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:03
Councilman Fech made a motion approve the payment of the following list of bills and voided
check 6401, seconded by Councilman Yockey. All voted aye, motion carried. See attached.
    NAME                                         DESCRIPTION                                AMOUNT
    ALSCO                                        CARPET RUNNERS                                 $91.11
    ANGELA JOHNSON                               PETTY CASH                                     $91.85
    BAR T ELECTRIC                               STREET LIGHTS                                $286.00
    BIG HORN REA                                 DECEMBER ELECTRICITY                        $2,391.91
    BILLINGS GAZETTE                             SLIB SEWER PROJECT AD                        $308.10
    BLAKEMAN PROPANE                             PROPANE @ WATER PLANT                        $532.74
    BLUE & GOLD AWARDS                           COUNCIL NAME PLATES                            $46.45
    BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD                     JAN INSURANCE                               $3,206.16
    CEDAR ' N SAGE CLEANING SERV                 CLEANING SERVICE                             $127.50
    ELAN FINANCIAL SERVICES                      CHARGES                                        $19.99
    ENERGY LABS INC                              WATER SAMPLES                                $210.00
    ENERGY WEST WYOMING                           GAS-HEAT                                    $749.46
    FLEXSHARE BENEFITS                           FLEX SHARE JOHNSON                           $237.83
    HAWKINS, INC                                 CHLORINE CYLINDERCHEMICALS                   $581.44
    HONNEN EQUIPMENT CO                          TEETH FOR BACKHOE                            $171.35
    INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE                     PAYROLL TAXES DEC 08                        $2,943.55
    LEWIS CONSTRUCTION LC                        FIX WATER LEAK                               $877.50
    LEXIS PUBLISHING                             WY COURT RULES SUPPL                           $27.80
    NCPERS LIFE INSURANCE                        LIFE INSURANCE                                 $48.00
    NORTHWEST ANALYTICAL                         WATER SAMPLES                                  $67.00
    ONE-CALL OF WYOMING                          ONE CALL LISTING                               $34.00
    PITNEY BOWES                                 POSTAGE                                      $100.00
    QUILL CORPORATION                            ORDINANCE BINDERS                            $110.97



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                                      TOWN OF MEETEETSE



John A. Abbott, Mayor                                                  Angela Johnson, Clerk Treasurer
Kirk Bennett, Councilman                                               Ronee Hogg, Deputy Clerk
Sharon Fech, Councilman                                                Dan Talkington, Public Works Dir
 Mark Smith, Councilman                                                Lee Ruppert, Public Works Asst.
James D. Yockey, Councilman                                            Joe Wagers, Deputy Sheriff
C. Edward Webster II, Town Attorney                                    Hayes Randol, Deputy Sheriff
                                        P. O. Box 38                   J. W. Yetter, Municipal Judge
                                    Meeteetse Wyoming 82433
           Phone 307-868-2278, 307-868-2338 Fax 307-868-2608 Email: meeteetse@tctwest.net
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER                         POWER AT WATER PLANT                         $604.13
    SHOSHONE OFFICE SUPPLY                       OFFICE SUPPLIES                              $318.38
    STATE OF WYOMING RETIREMENT                  PAYROLL CONTRIBUTION DEC                    $1,222.56
    TCT WEST                                     TELEPHONE CHARGES                            $524.63
    TCT WEST SPECIAL ACCESS                      SPECIAL ACCESS                                 $46.32
    TEAM LABORATORY CHEM CORP                    CHEMICALS                                    $216.00
    THE CODY ENTERPRISE                          SLIB BID ADVERTISEMENT                       $410.40
                                                                                             $11,132.1
    TOWN OF MEETEETSSE                           PAYROLL DEC 08                                      2
    VERIZON WIRELESS                             DECEMBER 2008                                  $90.48
    WADDELL & REED                               DEFFERED COMP ANGIE                            $95.00
                                                 A. JOHNSON, R. HOGG WINTER
    WAMCAT                                       CONFER.                                       $250.00
    WEA MARKET                                   FUEL & MISC                                   $736.07
    WPCI                                         DRUG TESTS                                     $22.50
    WWQPCA                                       KIM/DAN MEMBER                                 $60.00
    WYOMING DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT                   UNEMPLOYMENT 4TH                               $13.59
    WYOMING WORKER COMP DIVISION                 WORKMANS COMPENSATION DEC                     $313.04
                                                                                            $29,315.93

MOTION 01:07:09:04
Councilman Bennett made a motion to approve the Financial Statements for December 31, 2008,
seconded by Councilman Fech. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:05
Councilman Fech made a motion to elect Councilman Bennett as the President of the Council,
seconded by Councilman Yockey. All voted aye, motion carried.
ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:
       1. Shooting Range- Committee Reports g.
       2. Snow Removal Policy- Old Business e.
MOTION 01:07:09:06
Councilman Bennett made a motion to adopt the amended agenda, seconded by Councilman Fech.
All voted aye, motion carried.
CITIZENS, DELEGATIONS, PETITIONS, & COMPLAINTS:
Mary Elliott expressed her concerns about the speeding in Town, safety of people, cross walks,
monitoring of speed, noise of jake brakes, and diesel fuel fumes.

Steve Stine presented the Audit review for the FY 2007-2008.

MOTION 01:07:09:06
Councilman Fech made a motion to approve the Audit Report prepared by Stein, Heiser, Buss, &
Associates for FY 2007-2008, seconded by Councilman Bennett. All voted aye, motion carried.
COMMITTEE REPORTS:
        a. Emergency Management- L. Rankine stated there will be a siren test, which will be
advertised. He will also seek a grant for a new siren.
        b. Garbage Collection-
        c. M E D A –
        d. MCFJPB –
        e. Park County Travel- Sherry Long gave a report.
        f. Police Report-
        g. Recreation-Bird Dog Trials were successful, Cross Country Ski Trails are groomed,



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                                      TOWN OF MEETEETSE



John A. Abbott, Mayor                                                  Angela Johnson, Clerk Treasurer
Kirk Bennett, Councilman                                               Ronee Hogg, Deputy Clerk
Sharon Fech, Councilman                                                Dan Talkington, Public Works Dir
 Mark Smith, Councilman                                                Lee Ruppert, Public Works Asst.
James D. Yockey, Councilman                                            Joe Wagers, Deputy Sheriff
C. Edward Webster II, Town Attorney                                    Hayes Randol, Deputy Sheriff
                                        P. O. Box 38                   J. W. Yetter, Municipal Judge
                                    Meeteetse Wyoming 82433
           Phone 307-868-2278, 307-868-2338 Fax 307-868-2608 Email: meeteetse@tctwest.net
        h. Safety-
        i. Sewer-
        j. Streets & Alleys-
        k. Water –
PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION:
OLD BUSINESS:
MOTION 01:07:09:07
Councilman Bennett made a motion to pass Ordinance 2008-7 Malt Beverage Permits on the third
on the final reading, seconded by Councilman Fech. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:08
Councilman Bennett made a motion to award Planned and Engineered Construction the bid for the
Sewer Lining with a Base Bid of $130,017.50, with Additive Alternatives 1, 2, & 4 in $90,500.00,
with a total bid of $220,517.50, seconded by Councilman Fech. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:09
Councilman Fech made a motion to award Viper Underground the bid for the Sewer Construction
with a Bid of $99,220.00, seconded by Councilman Bennett. All voted aye, motion carried.

The snow removal policy will be reviewed.
NEW BUSINESS:
MOTION 01:07:09:10
Councilman Bennett made a motion to appoint Winfred Orrell to the Planning and Zoning
Commission, seconded by Councilman Yockey. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:11
Councilman Bennett made a motion to approve Bank of the West for the Depository, Wells Fargo
for the Depository for Investments, John A. Abbott, Kirk Bennett, Angela R. Johnson, and Ronee
Hogg as signatories for the Town of Meeteetse, and Cody Enterprise as the official advertisory for
the Town of Meeteetse, seconded by Councilman Fech. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:12
Councilman Bennett made a motion to appoint Councilman Smith as the Town of Meeteetse
representative for the Meeteetse Recreation District Board, seconded by Councilman Fech. All
voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:13
Councilman Bennett made a motion to appoint Angela Johnson as a Town of Meeteetse
representative for the Meeteetse Community Facilities Joint Powers Board, seconded by
Councilman Yockey. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:14
Councilman Bennett made a motion to pass A RESOLUTION REGARDING THE DISCHARGE
OF UNCOLLECTIBLE DEBTS OWED TO THE TOWN OF MEETEETSE 2009-01, seconded by
Councilman Fech. All voted aye, motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:15
Councilman Bennett made a motion to pass AN ORDINANCE AMENDING IN ITS ENTIRETY
SECTION 2-5 OF THE TOWN CODE RELATING TO EXECUTIVE SESSIONS 2009-01on the
first reading, seconded by Councilman Yockey. All voted aye, motion carried.




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                                      TOWN OF MEETEETSE



John A. Abbott, Mayor                                                  Angela Johnson, Clerk Treasurer
Kirk Bennett, Councilman                                               Ronee Hogg, Deputy Clerk
Sharon Fech, Councilman                                                Dan Talkington, Public Works Dir
 Mark Smith, Councilman                                                Lee Ruppert, Public Works Asst.
James D. Yockey, Councilman                                            Joe Wagers, Deputy Sheriff
C. Edward Webster II, Town Attorney                                    Hayes Randol, Deputy Sheriff
                                        P. O. Box 38                   J. W. Yetter, Municipal Judge
                                    Meeteetse Wyoming 82433
           Phone 307-868-2278, 307-868-2338 Fax 307-868-2608 Email: meeteetse@tctwest.net
MOTION 01:07:09:16
Councilman Bennett made a motion to pass AN ORDINANCE AMENDING IN ITS ENTIRETY
SECTION 2-7 OF THE TOWN CODE RELATING TO TYPES OF MEETINGS; NOTICE;
RECESS 2009-02 on the first reading, seconded by Councilman Yockey. All voted aye, motion
carried.
BUILDING PERMITS, VARIANCES, CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS –ETC:
MOTION 01:07:09:17
Councilman Bennett made a motion to approve the following business licenses: 2008 IQAIR and
for the year 2009, T & M Investments/Tom Hall; J A Abbott, Jim Yockey, James D. Yockey,
Lowell Keller-L’s Half Acre, Big Horn Glass, Debra Nordberg-A Haven for Healing, Norma Riley-
Building Blocks Day Care, Rawhide Mechanical, Steve Christainsen-Compumed & Vision Quest
Motel, Bettie Johnson-Storage Units, Russell Rose-Rose Construction, Process Power & Control,
Inc, Leonard Davis-Speedway, Wayne Potas, Cowan Construction, Groathouse Construction, Big
Horn Roofing, Bragg Plumbing & Heating, Big Horn Energy, TCT West, Carol May-High Country
Counseling/Cons, Varney Clean Care, Wyoming Sprinkler, Schrader Metal & Design, Glen
Sheldon-G & L Water Service, Penny Offley, John Deromedi-John’s Excavation, Lucille’s Café,
Gould Vet, Elkhorn Bar & Grill, Jim Foote-The Garage, Cody Overhead Door, Crosby Companies,
Perry Flom, Jim Brock-Woodriver Furniture, WEA Market, Bar-T Electric, Jessica Sheldon-
Meeteetse Boutique, Gifts & More, Sherri Vandervliet-Moore Treasures, Larry Johnson-Legend
Log Crafters, Jim Blake-Outlaw Café & Cowboy Bar, Mike Potas, Tim Kellogg- Meeteetse
Chocolatier, Lewis Construction, A-1 Electric, Western Hairitage, seconded by Councilman Fech.
Councilman Bennett, Councilman Fech, and Councilman Smith voted aye, Councilman Yockey
and Mayor Abbott abstained motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:18
Councilman Fech made a motion to approve the business license for Kandi Bennett- Bennett Lawn
Care, seconded by Councilman Smith, Councilman Fech, Councilman Smith, and Councilman
Yockey voted aye, Councilman Bennett abstained motion carried.

MOTION 01:07:09:19
Councilman Bennett made a motion to approve the catering permit #1 for Meeteetse Chocolatier-
Tim Kellogg for February 7, 2009, seconded by Councilman Smith. All voted aye, motion carried.
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
ADJOURNMENT:
MOTION 01:07:09:20
Councilman Bennett made a motion to adjourn @ 8:28 pm.
The next regular meeting of the Town Council will be on February 4, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.




                                               _______________________________
                                               John A. Abbott
                                                Mayor
ATTEST:
____________________________
Angela R. Johnson
Clerk Treasurer




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