The Buffalo City Council met in Regular Session in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  Present were Mayor Schrader, Councilman Madsen, Councilman Haskins, Councilman Hart and Councilman Lawrence. Mayor Schrader called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Councilman Hart moved to approve the agenda. Councilman Madsen seconded. Motion carried. Councilman Haskins moved to approve the September 17, 2019 regular meeting minutes. Councilman Hart seconded. Motion carried.

Ordinance #1401 – An ordinance amending Article 3: Procedures, Amendments & Changes, Section 7, Annexation of Territory, Subsection D, of the Code of the City of Buffalo, Wyoming, pertaining to the classification of territorial additions to the incorporated area of the City of Buffalo resulting from annexation was presented for council consideration on third and final reading. Councilman Hart moved to approve Ordinance #1401 on third and final reading. Councilman Madsen seconded. Motion carried.

Ben Kirven presented street closure requests for Main Street from Angus to Fort Oct 9th 6:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and E Fetterman from Main to Lobban from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for Homecoming activities. Councilman Lawrence moved to approve the street closure requests. Councilman Hart seconded. Motion carried.

A letter of support for the Trap & Skeet Club to pursue funding for planned expansion was presented for Council consideration. Councilman Hart moved to approve the letter of support. Councilman Madsen seconded. Motion carried.

Toby Rhoades, Building Inspector, presented a written report of building and planning department activities.

Jason Carder, Police Chief, presented a monthly report of police department activities and advised Johnson County had been invoiced $150 for 3 animal control calls in the county.

Les Hook, Public Works Director, announced the new sanitation cans were being distributed to homeowners for the new collection schedules. 

There being no oral or written comments Mayor Schrader announced City Council meetings Oct 1 & 15 @ 5 p.m., a Department Head meeting Oct 1 @ 7 a.m., a City/County meeting Oct 15 @ 7 a.m., a Planning & Zoning Board meeting Oct 24 @ 1 p.m. and City Hall closure Oct 14 for Columbus Day. 

Councilman Haskins moved to approve the following bills for payment: NCPERS Wyoming, insurance – 128.00; Ace Hardware, supply – 152.67; Aflac, agreement – 424.80; American Linen, supply – 178.35; AT&T, supply – 1,724.89; Blue Cross/Blue Shield, insurance – 41,361.28; Buffalo Bulletin, supply – 539.50; Buffalo Computer Consulting, supply – 26.00; Capital Business Systems, supply – 126.43; Jason Carder, reimbursement – 19.90; Centurylink, supply – 590.62; Clear Creek Printers, supply – 5.00; CPG Engineering, contract – 15,814.90; Kerry Diefenderfer, service – 360.00; DJ’s Thriftway, supply – 69.38; Nancy Hall, service – 285.00; Inter-Mountain Labs, supply – 150.00; Kirven & Kirven, supply – 407.60; Mountain Auto Supply, supply – 55.99; Office of State Lands, loan payment – 180,850.67; Oil X Change, supply – 149.90; Orchard Trust, agreement – 655.00; Ptolemy, supply – 309.00; Reese and Rays IGA, supply – 20.97; Rocky Mountain Power, supply – 5,587.89; Servall Uniform & Linen, supply – 74.58; St Francis Animal Shelter, agreement – 1,500.00; The Breadboard, supply – 74.11; WY Child Support Enforcement, agreement – 499.96; WY Retirement System, retirement – 31,264.23; WY Educators’ Benefit Trust, insurance – 354.39; Wyoming APCO Chapter, supply – 300.00. Councilman Madsen seconded. Motion carried.

Councilman Hart moved to adjourn the meeting at 5:07 p.m. Councilman Madsen seconded. Motion carried.

Shane Schrader



Julie SIlbernagel

City Clerk

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