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Volume 2, Number 17 - July 25, 2002
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Public Notices

NOTICE OF FILING OF PETITION FOR ADMISSION OF FOREIGN PROBATE PROCEEDINGS
You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed with the District Court of Sublette County, Wyoming, Ninth Judicial District, Probate No. 1820, wherein the Petitioner seeks to have certain probate proceedings conducted in the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, County of Clackamas, Probate Case No. P00-08-67, in the estate of Mary T. Knight, deceased, who became deceased on August 16, 2000, admitted in this Court as a probate of said estate by this Court. You are further notified that said Petition has been set for hearing before this Court at 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd day of August, 2002, at the Sublette County Courthouse, Sublette County, Wyoming, and unless objection is made to this Court on or before said time and date, this Court will enter an Order admitting certified copies of said proceedings to record in this Court, pursuant to W.S. 2-11-201.
Dated this 12th day of July, 2002.
Published in the Sublette Examiner July 18, 25 and August 1 2002.

PUBLIC NOTICE
NEW FORK-WILLOW CREEK COUNTY ROAD NO. 23-120 PETITION
The Board of County Commissioners have received a petition for the establishment of a County road, with said road being an extension of the New Fork-Willow Creek County Road No. 23-120, commencing at a point on the south line of Section 36, T36N, R110W, N89%-05'E, 2164.72 feet from the southwest corner of said Section 36; and running thence Northerly across said Section 36 to the south line of Section 25, T36N, R110W; thence Northeasterly across the S1/2SE1/4 of said Section 25 and the SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, and NE1/4 of Section 30, T36N, R109W, and terminating at the intersection with the property line of the U.S.A. administered by the U.S. Forest Service.
All objections thereto or claims for damages by reason thereof must be filed in writing with the County Clerk of Sublette County, before noon on the 5th day of August, 2002, or said road may be established without reference to such objections or claims for damages. A hearing on said objections and claims for damages shall be held before the Board of County Commissioner of Sublette County at 2 p.m. on August 6, 2002, in the District Court Room of the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale, Wyoming.
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner on July 18, 25, and August 1, 2002.

BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS
CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF WYOMING
The following matters will come before this Commission on Tuesday, August 13, 2002 at 9:00 A.M. or as soon thereafter as the matters may be heard, or between the hours of 8 A.M. and 5 P.M. on any of the subsequent days during which the Commission remains in session at the office of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, 777 West First Street, Casper, Wyoming:
Cause No. 3, Order No. 1, Docket No. 289-2002, brought on the application of McMurry Oil Company for an order approving the drilling of additional wells, up to three additional wells in some instances, to the Lance Formation underlying certain 80-acre drilling and spacing units comprised of the S1/2 of Section 34, the NW1/4, N1/2NE1/4 of Section 36, Township 29 North, Range 108 West, 6th P.M.; the NE1/4 of Section 7, Township 28 North, Range 108 West, 6th P.M.; and the NE1/4, N1/2SE1/4 of Section 12, Township 28 North, Range 109 West, 6th P.M., Jonah Field Area, Sublette County, Wyoming.
Any interested party is entitled to appear at the time and place aforesaid to be heard by the Commission. The applications may be inspected in the office of the undersigned, 777 West First Street, Casper, Wyoming. If there are any protests, please make such known to the State Oil and Gas Supervisor at least three (3) working days before the hearing by filing a written objection.
Don J. Likwartz, Secretary
Published in the Sublette Examiner July 25, 2002.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
CIVIL ACTION NO. 6337
STATE OF WYOMING )ss
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
PAUL WESTBERRY and )
JORY S. WESTBERRY, )
Plaintiffs, )
vs. )
LOUIS B. ELLSWORTH, SR. and )
LILLIAN C. ELLSORTH, Trustees, )
or their successors, of the Louis B. )
Ellsworth, Sr. and Lillian C. Ellsworth )
Trust, as executed on 7/19/78 and )
MAURICE C. ELLSWORTH and )
LOUIS B. ELLSWORTH, Trustees of )
the Louis B. Ellsworth Trust, dated )
7/19/78, )
Defendants. )
LEGAL NOTICE
TO: LOUIS B. ELLSWORTH, SR. (Address Unknown) and LILLIAN C. ELLSWORTH (Address Unknown), Trustees, or their successors, of the Louis B. Ellsworth, Sr. and Lillian C. Ellsworth Trust, as executed on 7/19/78, and MAURICE C. ELLSWORTH (Carey, ID 83320) and LOUIS B. ELLSWORTH (1551 S. Walliman Road, Globe, AZ 85501), Trustees of the Louis B. Ellsworth Trust, dated 7/19/78,
TAKE NOTICE that PAUL WESTBERRY and JORY S. WESTBERRY have filed a Complaint in the District Court, Ninth Judicial District, Sublette County, Wyoming sitting in the Town of Pinedale, to quiet title to Lot Ten (10), Unit C, Green River Ranch Subdivision, Sublette County, Wyoming, naming each of you and every one of you as Defendants, alleging that you claim estate, rights, titles, liens and interests therein which are adverse to those of the Plaintiffs, and that Plaintiffs are seeking to have title to said real property forever quieted and a judicial determination that non of you have any estates, rights, titles, liens or interests therein.
FURTHER, you are notified that you are required to answer Plaintiffs' Complaint on or before September 16, 2002 by filing the same with the Clerk of this Court; otherwise, said Complaint shall be taken as true and judgment shall be rendered against you accordingly.
/s/ Marilyn M. Jensen
Clerk of District Court
Box 764
Pinedale, WY 82941
Published in the Sublette Examiner July 25, August 1, 8 and 15, 2002.

OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
JULY 15, 2002
The Board of County Commissioners met on this date at 8:00 p.m. in the District Courtroom of the Sublette County Courthouse, for the final public hearing on the FY03 budget, in accordance with Wyoming Statute 16-4-109(b), as amended, with Bill Cramer, Gordon Johnston, Betty Fear, Cat Urbigkit of the Sublette Examiner, Joe Wilhelm of the Pinedale Roundup, Janet Montgomery, Roxanna Jensen, Jim Meiring, Stella McKinstry, Joan Mitchell, Larry Proud, Mike McGinnis, Larry Braun, Doug Vickrey, and Mary Lankford, County Clerk present.
Chairman Bill Cramer presented the proposed FY03 budget for public comment. Comments were made by Commissioner Johnston and Commissioner Fear.
County Clerk Mary Lankford reviewed anticipated FY03 revenues.
Questions and comments were received from Joe Wilhelm and Doug Vickrey.
There being no further comments, it was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m. The motion carried.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ William W. Cramer, Chairman
Attest:
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner July 25, 2002.

OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
JULY 16, 2002
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on this date at 9:00 a.m. with Bill Cramer, Gordon Johnston, Betty Fear, Cat Urbigkit of the Sublette Examiner, Joe Wilhelm of the Pinedale Roundup, Mike McGinnis, Dan Holgate, Tracey Hoover, and Mary Lankford, County Clerk present.
The minutes of the preceding meeting of July 2, 2002, were ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear. The motion carried.
The Board reviewed the Final Budget Summary, the Appropriation Resolution, and the Resolution To Provide Income Necessary to Finance the Budget. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston to adopt the FY03 Appropriation Resolution and the FY03 Resolution To Provide Income Necessary To Finance the Budget. The motion carried, and the resolutions were signed.
APPROPRIATION RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, on the 16th day of JULY 2001
MARY L. LANKFORD, SUBLETTE COUNTY CLERK the budget making authority, prepared and submitted to the Board a county budget for the 02-03 fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.
WHEREAS, such a budget was duly entered at large upon the records of this Board and copy thereof was made available for public inspection at the office of the County Clerk; and
WHEREAS, notice of a public hearing on such budget, together with the summary of said budget, was published in The Sublette Examiner a legal newspaper published and of general circulation in the county on the 11th day of July 2002 and
WHEREAS, a public hearing was held on such budget at the time and place specified in said notice, at which time all interested parties were given an opportunity to be heard; and
WHEREAS, following such public hearing certain alterations and revisions were made in such proposed budget, all of which more fully appear in the minutes of the Board.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners that the county budget, as so revised and altered, be adopted as the official county budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following appropriations be made for the 01-02 fiscal year ending June 30, 2003 and that the expenditures of each officer, department or spending agency be limited to the amount herein appropriated.
Dated this 16th day of JULY, 2002.
Attest:
/s/ Mary Lankford
COUNTY CLERK
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS $ 165,900
COUNTY CLERK $ 159,808
COUNTY TREASURER $ 140,056
COUNTY ASSESSOR $ 212,096
COUNTY ATTORNEY $ 197,229
CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT $ 131,727
GIS $ 47,078
COUNTY ENGINEER $ 10,000
COURTHOUSE $ 3,803,200
ELECTIONS $ 28,325
ZONING & LAND PLANNING $ 125,420
DETENTION $ 398,680
COMMUNICATION $ 245,831
LAW ENFORCEMENT $ 1,665,696
COUNTY CORONER $ 25,290
COUNTY HEALTH $ 112,933
HEALTH OFFICER &
SANITARIAN $ 34,346
ROAD & BRIDGE $ 3,295,690
TRANSFER STATION $ 103,000
SANITARY LANDFILL $ 926,267
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT $ 60,083
COUNTY EXTENSION $ 66,556
OTHER GENERAL
ACCOUNTS $ 3,132,023
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS $15,087,234
CASH RESERVE $ 3,834,987
EQUIPMENT RESERVE $ 1,226,369
DEPRECIATION RESERVE $12,611,852
TOTAL GENERAL FUND
REQUIREMENTS $32,760,442
TOTAL REQUIREMENTS $36,765,382
COUNTY FAIR $ 407,177
COUNTY AIRPORTS $ 323,483
COUNTY LIBRARY $ 668,188
COUNTY MUSEUM $ 207,701
COUNTY RECREATION $ 718,913
FIRE $ 1,679,478
TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS $ 4,004,940
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE INCOME NECESSARY TO FINANCE BUDGET
WHEREAS, on the 16th day of JULY 2002, this Board adopted a County Budget for the 02-03 fiscal year ending June 30, 2003 calling for the following appropriations:
GENERAL FUND $32,760,442
FAIR FUND $ 407,177
AIRPORT FUND $ 323,483
LIBRARY FUND $ 668,188
MUSEUM FUND $ 207,701
RECREATION FUND $ 718,913
FIRE $ 1,679,478
TOTAL $36,765,382
and WHEREAS, after deducting all other cash and estimated revenue, it is necessary that the following amounts be raised by general taxation, and in order to raise such sums of money, it is necessary that levies be made for the 02-03 fiscal year ending June 30, 2003 as shown opposite each fund: AMOUNT TO BE RAISED MILL LEVY
GENERAL FUND $ 10,466,887 9.5401
FAIR FUND $ 293,312 0.2673
AIRPORT FUND $ 95,000 0.0866
LIBRARY FUND $ 517,720 0.4719
MUSEUM FUND $ 147,085 0.1341
RECREATION FUND $ 548,573 0.5000
FIRE $ 1,081,648 1.0000
NOW, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners that the foregoing levies be made for the 02-03 fiscal year ending June 30, 2003.
Dated this 16th day of JULY, 2002. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
/s/ Mary Lankford
COUNTY CLERK

The Board directed the County Clerk to arrange a meeting with the Fair Board to discuss its building projects.
Sealed bids were opened for the excavation of a cell at the Marbleton Landfill. Five bids were received. After review by Mike McGinnis, Waste Management Superintendent, it was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston to award the bid to Birch Construction for the amount of $.73 per cubic yard. The motion carried.
Dan Holgate, Road & Bridge Superintendent, reported that Travis Sour has been promoted to foreman, and that Vod Orr has been hired to fill Travis' position. Holgate reported that two dozers and a water truck had been stationed at the Mule Creek fire and that a motorgrader has been requested to grade Cottonwood-Ryegrass, as the fire camp is moving to Ryegrass from the Sherman Guard Station. Holgate presented a project cost report and update of the Forty Rod project, reported on follow-up projects for the East Green River Road and Guio Road, discussed the Paradise project and continuing maintenance. It was reported that the crusher is in the 351 pit preparing for the Paradise project. The board discussed prioritizing the road inventory. The WDOT access and BLM easement for the Industrial Site Road were discussed.
Lary Lozier commented on the lack of parking at the Courthouse.
Todd Bishop, of Kaiser and Company, reviewed the County's investments. Commissioner Fear discussed showing growth of the reserve accounts, which Bishop informed the Board could be done by allocation. The Board reviewed and reallocated some investments for longer terms. The Board discussed the draft investment policy and indicated its approval.
John Erramouspe discussed the proposed FLPMA document received from the BLM. The Board called Karen Budd-Falen and conducted a conference call to discuss the proposed document. Chairman Cramer requested a letter of agreement from Budd-Falen to hire her firm for this matter, and directed her to prepare the FLPMA application to include no cancellation of rights for a RS2477 right of way. Budd-Falen will contact the BLM regarding its pursuit of the trespass violation.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Pinedale Roundup on June 27, 2002, public hearing was held for the following:
1. It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, the motion carried, and the following resolution was adopted: RESOLUTION NO. 02-734C. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF SALLY DENT TO RECLASSIFY AND REZONE 5 ACRES FROM RM DISTRICT AND 35 ACRES FROM I-L DISTRICT TO 40 ACRES ZONED A-1 DISTRICT, BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 14, T30N, R111W.
2. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, the motion carried, and the following resolution was adopted: RESOLUTION NO. 02-735C. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF DONNA STEELE TO RECLASSIFY AND REZONE 7.1 ACRES FROM A-1 DISTRICT TO R-R DISTRICT, LOCATED IN THE E1/2 OF SECTION 16, T32N, R108W.
3. It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, the motion carried, and the following resolution was adopted: RESOLUTION NO. 02-736C. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF BILLY J. PAPE TO RECLASSIFY AND REZONE 2 ACRES FROM A-1 TO R-R DISTRICT, LOCATED IN A PORTION OF SECTION 3, T33N, R109W.
4. It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, the motion carried, and the following resolution was adopted: RESOLUTION NO. 02-737C. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND, APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF WILLIAM AND LAURA FENN TO RECLASSIFY AND REZONE 3 ACRES FROM A-1 DISTRICT TO C-1 DISTRICT, LOCATED IN THE NE1/4, SECTION 15, T33N, R109W.
5. It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, the motion carried, and the following resolution was adopted: RESOLUTION NO. 02-738C. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF YELLOW PINE/JULIE BARNES TO RECLASSIFY AND REZONE 53.5 ACRES FROM A-1 DISTRICT TO R-R DISTRICT, LOCATED IN THE SE1/4, SECTION 29, T34N, R109W.
6. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Chairman Cramer to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Fear-aye, and Johnston-nay, the motion carried, and the following resolution was adopted: RESOLUTION NO. 02-739C. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF SUBLETTE COUNTY TO AMEND THE ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT RESOLUTION.
Rex Poulson and Daphne Platts, of the Library Board, Rick Foley of Hogan and Associates, and Brad Waters discussed the recent bid opening for the addition to the Big Piney Library. Waters reported that the bid totaled $1.4 million. Foley reported that reductions had been made to $1.3 million and that more reductions are anticipated.
Poulson informed the Board that some portions of the project could be postponed.
Distribution of the funding from the County's General Fund was discussed and agreed that the project should be administered by the Library Board. It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to tentatively agree to awarding the bid, pending final negotiation of price. The motion carried.
The board decided to schedule a workshop on July 29th in Marbleton at 9 a.m. to begin at the landfill.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 11,857.84 /ANIMAL CLINIC OF PINEDALE 67.50/ ASPEN STORAGE 126.00/A TO Z HARDWARE 249.26/BNA CONSULTING ENGINEERS II,INC 663.00/CENTURYTEL 4,254.88 /CHOICEPOINT BUSINESS 45.00 /CONOCO INC. 82.00 /CRONATRON WELDING SYSTEMS 137.71 /DAILY ROCKET-MINER 26.88 /EIDEN'S CONSTRUCTION LLC 5,240.00 FALER'S GENERAL STORE 354.63 /F B MCFADDEN 135.90 /HI-COUNTRY SENIOR CITIZENS 1,286.00 /LARRY D. HEATHMAN 4,675.00 /HOGAN & ASSOCIATES 278,967.00 /IBM CORPORATION 10,102.44 /INTERMOUNTAIN EQUIPMENT SALES 49.00 /ANGELA KOLIS 55.47 /LAMERE CONCRETE INC. 10,266.00 /L K REPAIR 1,091.85 /MARBLETON INN 46.20/ /MICHAEL MCGINNIS 65.50/MIDWAY MALL 133.33 /JANET MONTGOMERY 213.60 /MOUNTAIN MAPPING & SUPPLY 803.00 /NELSON ENGINEERING, INC. 11,484.07 /OIL & GAS JOURNAL 101.00 /OFFICE OUTLET 378.88 OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL 4,000.00 /PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CO. 23.50 /PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 112.00 /PINEDALE TRUE VALUE 38.25 /PLAINSMAN PRINTING & SUPPLY 6,289.59 /U.S. POSTMASTER 195.35 /PINEDALE SUPER CENTER 72.06 /RADISSON HOTEL 118.00 /RIO VERDE ENGINEERING 4,492.35 /ROCKY MOUNTAIN WASH 270.00 /R.S. BENNETT CONSTRUCTION 5,100.00 /HANK RULAND 101.11 /HENRY SCHMIDT 82.96 /SECRETARY OF STATE 30.00 /SHADOW MOUNTAIN SPRING WATER 38.00 /ANNIE SONDGEROTH 100.64 /SPILLMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 429.17 STAMPEDE LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS 950.00 /STEPP BY STEPP CONSTRUCTION 4,675.00 /STOCKMAN'S RESTAURANT 104.30 /SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 88.00 /TEXACO CREDIT CARD CENTER 52.57 /THREE PINES RESTAURANT 14.45 /TOUCH AMERICA 7.42 /TOWN OF MARBLETON 38.78 /TOWN OF PINEDALE 1,379.99 /UNISOURCE-ROCKY MOUNTAIN 118.14 /UNION TELEPHONE 339.87 U W FREIGHT LINE, INC. 233.13 /WALLER'S TRUCKING CO. 10,030.00 /WESTERN VETERINARY SERVICE 66.60 /WILLIAMS AUTO 784.28 /WILL HUNT TRUCKING 3,230.00 /WILSON LAND SURVEYING 2,200.00 /WYOMING WORKERS' COMP DIV 7,698.31 /XEROX CORPORATION 857.74
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:00 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ William W. Cramer, Chairman
Attest:
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner July 25, 2002.

Robert Black, Del Norte
County Counsel
By: Michael Mazzei, Deputy County Counsel
981 "H" Street, Suite 220,
Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 464-7208
Notice of Hearing on Selection of Permanent Plan-Juvenile
(California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 366.26)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO: DAVID T. MASON that a hearing concerning your children born on June 12, 1991, March 16, 1993, December 30, 1994 and July 15, 1997 has been set for Friday, August 28, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. in Del Norte County Superior Court, located at 450 "H" Street, Crescent City, California.
At that hearing, the court will terminate parental rights and free your children for adoption, or establish legal guardianship or place your children in long-term foster care.
You have the right to be present at this hearing, to present evidence and to be represented by an attorney. Prior to the hearing, an assessment report will be available for your review. If the court orders termination of parental rights, the order may be final. The court will proceed with this hearing whether or not you are present.
Published in the Sublette Examiner July 25, August 1, 8 and 15, 2002.

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