STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF GOSHEN )
TOWN OF LINGLE )
The Regular Meeting of the Lingle Town Council convened at 5 P.M. June 3, 2020 with Mayor Siglin leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Upon roll call, the following were present, constituting a quorum: Mayor: George Siglin Council Members: Steve Edwardson Joe Welte There were also present: Police Chief: Endra Andrews Town Attorney: Anna Barnes Town Clerk: Richard Reyes Town Supervisor: Larry Haeffelin Asst. Fire Chief: Chris Anderson Absent: Council Member: Greg Asa Council Member: Brandie Cook Mayor Siglin welcomed all to the meeting and thanked them for being present. Mayor Siglin called for approval of the agenda. CM Edwardson moved to approve the agenda as presented. CM Welte voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. Mayor Siglin called for approval of the minutes of the May 20, 2020 regular council meeting. CM Welte moved to approve the minutes as presented. CM Edwardson voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. BILLS FOR MAY 2020: CM Edwardson moved to approve the bills in the amount of $102,950.03. CM Welte voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. PUBLIC COMMENT: Jennifer Riley addressed the council with respect to the pool and its opening. Mayor Siglin stated that he was to attend a meeting on June 4, 2020 for recommendations from the county and state health officials for the pool opening. Patty Franklin asked about the burning of Lucerne ditch and it was explained that a burn permit had been applied for and the ditch burned. Decilla Watson requested explanation of an article reported in the Lingle Guide; that due to Covid-19 Council members voted to not accept a monthly stipend. Mayor Siglin informed Ms. Watson that due to possible loss of revenue due to Covid-19 at the state and local levels Council members agreed by consensus to not accept a monthly stipend for two years beginning July 1, 2020. Ms. Watson also commended the Town Supervisor on the appearance of the cemetery for Memorial Day. LAW ENFORCEMENT: PC Andrews reported: 45 incidents; she has completed online classes for: CPR, COVID-19 and emergency vehicle training since the last council meeting. LVFD: AFC Anderson reported: 14 ambulance calls; 5 fire calls since the last council meeting and no update on the grant application for the ambulance.
LEGAL ITEMS: TA Barnes reported: she and TS Haeffelin are in the process of completing the contract with Visionary but she has been unable to contact them. She will continue to pursue Visionary and complete the contract. ADMINISTRATION: C Reyes reported: The Community Center webpage for the town website has been updated; the Consumer Confidence Report for town drinking water has been submitted to the EPA; full reimbursement for the generator has been received and the Department of Revenue Assessment has been received. MAINTENANCE: TS Haeffelin reported: Mowing and trimming of the cemetery for Memorial Day; a power pole moved and mowing and trimming of all town properties including the park. ORDINANCES: THIRD AND FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE #346 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND RE-ENACTING ARTICLES 2 AND 3 SECTION 2 OF ORDINANCE #306 TO INCREASE THE WATER AND SEWER RATES IN EFFECT FOR THE TOWN OF LINGLE. CM Welte moved to approve the third reading of Ordinance #346. CM Edwardson voice the second and the motion passed unanimously. THIRD AND FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE #347 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION FOR THE TOWN OF LINGLE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR JULY 1, 2020 TO JUNE 30, 2021. CM Welte moved to approve the third reading of Ordinance #347. CM Edwardson voiced the second and the motion passed unanimously. NEW BUSINESS: Council approved the annual liquor license renewals for The Corner Bar, Lira’s Restaurant and Ty’s Pitstop for the fiscal year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Due to Michael Gibson’s surrender of an elected council position the Town Council will take action to fill the open position. The Council voted and agreed to waive the second monthly council meetings for the months of June, July and August of 2020. Should town business need to be conducted on a waived meeting day a council meeting will be called. The Council reviewed and approved the Summer Newsletter with the deletion of the second monthly council meetings for June, July and August. TS Haeffelin addressed a letter submitted by Aaron Bahmer concerning the property located directly north of 320 Leiter Avenue. TS Haeffelin advised Mr. Bahmer that the property use was within allowances permitted by Town Ordinances. COUNCIL ITEMS: Mayor Siglin informed council and attendees that he will be attending a meeting June 4, 2020 with County and State health officials concerning guidelines for the opening of the pool. With no further action to be taken Mayor Siglin adjourned the meeting at 5:25 P.M.
Signed by Mayor George Siglin Attested by Clerk Richard Reyes
Public Notice No. 7435 published in the Lingle Guide June 12, 2020.