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Unofficial Minutes Town of Upton May 28, 2019 « Back to Search Results

THE SPECIAL MEETING of the Town Council of Upton, Wyoming was held at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Upton City Hall located at 725 2nd Street in Upton, Wyoming.

Present: Mayor Travis Beck, Council Members Justin Norman, Joe Watt. Council Member Dennis Stirmel joined the meeting at 5:17 p.m. Council Member David Watt was absent.

Mayor Beck called the meeting to order by leading the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Discussion was held regarding Resolution No. 6, 2019 entitled: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING SUBMISSION OF A FEDERAL MINERAL ROYALTY CAPITAL CONSTRUC- TION ACCOUNT GRANT APPLICATION TO THE STATE LOAN AND INVESTMENT BOARD ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNING BODY FOR THE TOWN OF UPTON for emer- gency repairs needed at the Pine Street BNSF Railroad water line crossing in the amount of $627,300.00. Superintendent Mark Lindstrom gave an updated cost estimate to repair the recent line break and a projected timeline for permitting, processing and construction with an estimated completion date of December 2019. He will be presenting the emergency grant application at the June 6, 2019 SLIB meeting in Cheyenne as an emergency project due to the concern of failure impacting rail traffic.

COUNCIL MEMBER JOE WATT MOVED, COUNCIL MEMBER STIRMEL SECONDED a motion to approve Reso- lution No. 6, 2019-Pine Street BNSF Railroad Water Line Cross- ing. All ayes, MOTION CARRIED.

There being no further business, COUNCIL MEMBER JOE WATT MOVED, COUNCIL MEMBER NORMAN SECOND- ED a motion to adjourn. All ayes, MOTION CARRIED. The meeting adjourned at 5:44 p.m.

Travis Beck Mayor
Attest: Kelley Millar, Clerk-Treasurer

Minutes courtesy of the Weston County Gazette.

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