Worland City Council Meeting Recap

The Worland City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday night, August 2 in the City Hall Chambers. The Council approved the transfer of a liquor license from Blue Jay Inc. to Warehouse Inc. that is doing business as the Rock Bottom Bar & Grill. Kara Anderson of Goose’s Liquor addressed the Council requesting that Goose’s holds a party in their back parking lot with a DJ from 9pm to 12am this Saturday night, August 6. The request was approved. Gary Shampeny of Go Play Golf, LLC provided a Quarterly report to the Council about what’s going on at the Green Hills Golf Course since Go Play Golf, LLC took over management of the Course. Shampeny stated that they have made fee increases, they’re looking at bringing in more events in 2017, they’re looking at improving the quality of the turf grass and that he and his staff are working on player development with Worland High School Head Golf Coach Chad Rose. Building Inspector Nick Kruger provided a report to the Council about Real Property Surveys and Monuments involving fencing, along with residential and commercial property line complaints and how it relates to a new law that was recently put in. Kruger along with Mayor Dave Duffy and the Council spoke with a few residents about this issue for almost an hour. The Worland Board of Adjustment and Planning Commission will be holding a meeting about these concerns further on Thursday, August 11th. Councilman Keith Gentzler thanked all of the Firefighters who worked on the Ten Sleep Hatchery Fire which is now 100% contained. Police Chief Gabe Elliott said that he has hired Lilly Parra as the new Ordinance Officer. Parra begins her new position on Monday, August 8 and mentioned that he has hired Travis Thatcher as a new Police Officer. Superintendent of Public Works Brian Burky reported that a pump at the Golf Course needs to be replaced. Burky requested that a new pump is purchased and replaced at the Green Hills Golf Course. The Council approved the request.