STATE OF WYOMING
COUNTY OF GOSHEN
TOWN OF LINGLE
The Regular Meeting of the Lingle Town Council convened at 5:00 PM August 4, 2021 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 Brandie Cook A.J. Lambert There was also present: Police Chief: Endra Andrews Clerk: Richard Reyes Pool Manager: Brandi Hill Fire Chief: Kasey Bangerter Absent: Town Attorney: Anna Barnes Town Supervisor: Larry Haeffelin. Mayor Siglin welcomed all to the meeting and thanked them for being present. Mayor Siglin called for changes or deletions to the agenda and asked to have Wyoming CLASS added to the agenda under “New Business.” CM Welte moved to approve the agenda with the addition. CM Lambert voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. Mayor Siglin called for approval of the minutes of the July 21, 2021 regular council meeting. CM Edwardson moved to approve the minutes as presented. CM Cook voiced the second and the motion carried unanimously. PUBLIC COMMENT: Rosa McFadden declined to address the Council at this time. Al Unverzagt addressed the Council and asked for clarification of the nuisance ordinance. Discussion took place on the process of a nuisance complaint and following the discussion Mayor Siglin informed Mr. Unverzagt that the situation in question is being dealt with. PC Andrews addressed Mr. Unverzagt concerning the nuisance ordinance and discussion involving the PC, Mayor, Council and Mr. Unverzagt took place. POLICE ITEMS: PC Andrews reported: An assault trial and arraignments will take place on August 12th 2021; She mentioned that the Pool Event in Whipple Park went very well. LVFD: FC Bangerter reported that the Fire Department has been very busy with various calls; The Lingle Fire Department will have trucks in the Goshen County Parade on August 5, 2021; The Fire Department will be conducting a hamburger fry on August 10th 2021 in conjunction with the Lion’s Club “Community in the Park” celebration. POOL ITEMS: PM Hill reported: The Splish Splash Pool and Park Bash went very well and estimated attendance at 450 people; The next movie in the park will take place at the Goshen County Fair; Following discussion it was agreed to close the pool October 11, 2021. ADMINISTRATIVE: C Reyes reported: A grant has been submitted to the Goshen Economic Development Progress Program Infrastructure Fund; The town office will be closed for Goshen County Day August 5, 2021. ORDINANCES: THIRD READING OF ORDINANCE #356 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 212 ESTABLISHING RATES, FEES AND CHARGES RELATING TO ELECTRICAL, WATER SEWER, GARBAGE AND LANDFILL SERVICES; REPEALING ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Upon third reading of Ordinance #356 CM Welte moved to approve the third reading. CM Edwardson voiced the second and the motion passed unanimously. NEW BUSINESS: A property and vehicle insurance quote was received from the Burns Insurance Agency. The premium quote received was less than the renewal quote from Hub International, the Town’s current insurance provider. C Reyes reviewed various differences in the two policies and after discussion CM Welte moved to switch insurance providers to the Burns Insurance Agency. CM Cook voiced the second and the motion passed unanimously. Mayor Siglin asked C Reyes to review information provided by Wyoming CLASS. C Reyes reviewed the investment information with the Council and the advantages of Wyoming CLASS compared to WGIF our current investment holder. After discussion Council voted by consensus to transfer Town investment funds to Wyoming CLASS. COUNCIL ITEMS: CM Cook Thanked PM Hill for her efforts on the Splish Splash Pool and Park Bash and thanked the people in attendance for their interest in Town Council matters. Mayor Siglin also thanked the attendees of the council meeting; Mayor Siglin read a “thank you” letter for the pool from non-residents Pat and Shannon Fleming that also included a donation check; Mayor Siglin informed all attendees that with the uptick in Covid-19 cases Governor Gordon is not going to issue a mask mandate at this time; He also discussed a meeting he had with Mayor Adams of Torrington about a possible 6th penny tax to be used for specific projects. The tax is only under consideration at this time.
With no further business to conduct Mayor Siglin adjourned the meeting at 6:25 PM.
Signed by Mayor George Siglin Attested by Clerk Richard Reyes
Public Notice No. 7924 published in the Lingle Guide on August 13, 2021.