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Sublette Examiner
Volume 2, Number 20 - August 15, 2002
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Public Notices

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.

In the district court
ninth judicial district
State of Wyoming )
County of Sublette )
In the Matter of the Estate )
of Vera Kirk Hittle )
Probate No. 1824
Notice
To all persons interested in said estate:
You are hereby notified that on the 2nd day of August, 2002, the estate of the above named decedent were admitted to probate by the above named court, and that SUZANNE HITTLE MICHNEVICH and FOREST KIRK HITTLE were appointed Co-Personal Representatives thereof.
Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent or to his/her estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned at c/o P.O. Box 130, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941.
Creditors having claims against the decedent or the estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers, in the office of the Clerk of said Court, or before three months after the date of the first publication of this notice, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.
Dated this 2nd day of August, 2002.
/s/ Ralph E. Wood, Attorney for Estate
Wood Law Office, P.O. Box 130, Pinedale Wyo., 82941, 307-367-4301.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2002.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR
DECREE OF DISTRIUBTION
TAKE NOTICE that on August 5, 2002, an Application for Decree of Distribution of real property of BILL DAHEMAN ZIMMERMAN, deceased, was filed in the District Court of Sublette County, Wyoming, Ninth Judicial District, Probate No. 1825. Decedent died April 19, 2002, owning an interest in real property located in Sublette County, Wyoming, and described as:
SW 1/4 of Section 36, Township 31 North, Range 111 West of the 6th P.M.
The court shall consider the application on the 19th day of August, 2002, at 10 a.m. and if it appears the facts in the application are not in dispute, the court shall enter a decree of distribution as prayed for in said application.
DATED this 5th day of August 2002.
/s/ Marilyn M. Jensen
Clerk of District Court
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 8 and 15, 2002.

IN THE DISTRICT COURT
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
STATE OF WYOMING )
)ss.
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
NANCY RUTH TAYLOR, )
RUSSEL KENNETH PARRY and )
SALLY VIRGINIA MARCINIAK, )
Plaintiffs, )
vs. )
OTHO B. HEADD and )
MARIE HEADD, )
husband and wife, )
Defendants. )
CIVIL ACTION NO. 6349
LEGAL NOTICE
TO: OTHO B. HEADD (Address Unknown) and MARIE HEADD (Address Unknown)
TAKE NOTICE that NANCY RUTH TAYLOR, RUSSELL KENNETH PARRY and SALLY VIRGINIA MARCINIAK have filed a Complaint in the District Court, Ninth Judicial District, Sublette County, Wyoming sitting in the Town of Pinedale, to quiet title to:
A tract of land in the SE1/4SE1/4 of Section 27, Township 34 North, Range 109 West of the 6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming, particularly described as follows:
Starting at the Northeast corner of the SE1/4SE1/4 of Section 27, Township 34 North, Range 109 West, and proceeding thence westerly along the North line of the SE1/4SE1/4 of Section 27, a distance of 1030 feet to a point;
Thence proceeding S. 4500'E., a distance of 360 feet to the point of beginning;
Thence proceeding N. 4500'E., a distance of 155.4 feet to a point;
Thence proceeding S.5124'E., a distance of 50.3 feet to a point;
Thence proceeding S. 4500'W., a distance of 161 feet to a point;
Thence proceeding N. 4500'W., a distance of 50 feet to the point of beginning;
TOGETHER WITH all improvements and appurtenances thereunto appertaining.
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 judicial determination that none 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 October 8, 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, Wyo., 82941
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 15, 22,29 and Sept. 5, 2002.

VOTERS IN THE FOLLOWING PRECINCTS WILL VOTE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 22: Pinedale 1-1, Pinedale-West 1-3, Boulder 1-4, Marbleton-North 2-4, Cora 4-1, Daniel 4-2, and Bondurant 5-1.
VOTERS IN THE FOLLOWING PRECINCTS WILL VOTE FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 20: Big Piney 2-1, and Marbleton 2-2.
If you require assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to write, you may be given assistance by a person of your choice. Also, if you have questions regarding the accessability of your polling place, please contact your County Clerk.
Any person who expects to be absent from his place of residence on election day, or who cannot be present at his precinct polling place on election day because of illness, injury, disability, old age or tenets of his religion, may apply for an absentee ballot in person, in writing, or by telephone, at the Office of the County Clerk, Sublette County Courthouse, P.O. Box 250, Pinedale, WY 82941, 367-4372, 276-3827, or sbcc@state.wy.us. Absentee ballots may be requested through August 19, 2002, at your County Clerk's Office.
Names of candidates will be rotated on the official ballot and will not always appear in the order indicated on the sample ballots.
DUE TO REDISTRICTING, YOUR PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACE MAY HAVE CHANGED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACE, PLEASE CALL YOUR COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE.
POLLING PLACES
District 1, Precinct 1 - Pinedale The Commons, Wrangler
(PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION) Gymnasium
District 1, Precinct 3 - Pinedale West The Commons, Wrangler
Gymnasium
District 1, Precinct 4 - Boulder Boulder Community Center
District 2, Precinct 1 - Big Piney Fine Arts Center
District 2, Precinct 2 - Marbleton Marbleton Fire Hall
District 2, Precinct 4 - Marbleton-North Marbleton Annex
(PLEASE NOTE NEW PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACE)
District 4, Precinct 1 - Cora Cora Store
District 4, Precinct 2 - Daniel Daniel Fire Hall
District 5, Precinct 1 - Bondurant Bondurant Church
POLLS OPEN AT 7 A.M. - POLLS CLOSE AT 7 P.M.
/s/ Mary L. Lankford
Sublette County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner on August 15, 2002.

OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
AUGUST 6, 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, Dan Holgate, and Mary Lankford, County Clerk present.
The minutes of the budget hearing of July 15, 2002, and the preceding regular meeting of July 16, 2002, were ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston. The motion carried.
The official bond for Patrick C. Mattimoe, Secretary Treasurer for the Shelter Park Improvement District, in the amount of $25,000, was approved and ordered filed with the County Treasurer.
Dan Holgate, Road and Bridge Superintendent, and Skylar Wilson of Wilson Surveying, discussed the Industrial Site Road project. The road construction can be scheduled for this fall, but the highway approach will be constructed next spring and will be bid. Wilson is preparing the legal description of the property for a deed from Doug Sterck, and reported that the Wyoming Department of Transportation will want to review the bid package for the approach. Holgate reported that the bridge will be ordered, that the county has the Army Corps of Engineers permit, and will be applying for a BLM right-of-way to complete the road. Doug Sterck requested one acccess and fencing along the new road. Holgate reported the sign inventory has been started, and that the department is working on the Guio road and will be working on the Upper Hoback Road and Front Street in Boulder.
Gerald Prohaska expressed his opposition to County maintenance of Energy Lane in his subdivision. Prohaska requested an executive session, which the Board denied. The board reviewed the situation with Prohaska and Holgate and informed Prohaska that the county will provide no further maintenance on the road. Prohaska informed the board that he is suffering from mental anguish and stress from the situation and requested compensation. The board denied the request. Prohaska informed the board that he will be contacting an attorney.
The board discussed the bridge over the New Fork River with representatives of Shell Oil. The board directed the county clerk to contact Doc and Marilyn Jensen and schedule a meeting with them at the August 23rd meeting.
Sharon Ritsch of Redstone Warren Bridge Subdivision discussed the county considering accepting Little Mountain Road as a county road. The road will need to be repaired to county road standards before it will be accepted. Ritsch was referred to Dan Holgate to review the requirements.
The board recessed the meeting into executive session with Ken Konicek, Pat Quealy, and Dave Doorn of the Sublette Center to discuss the purchase of property.
The board reconvened the meeting.
Bob Dew and Walt Bousman presented the Rural Health Care District budget.
Ken Konicek, representing Tegeler and Associates, discussed the county health insurance renewal. The board discussed and decided to raise the specific stop loss to $40,000.
John Topper and Sue Wells discussed Sublette County's continued participation in the Yellowstone Development District. Topper informed the board about the revolving loan fund and the benefits of membership to municipalities pursuing EDA funding for sewer projects. It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to reappoint Paul Scherbel, Mary Lankford, Gordon Johnston, and appoint Tom Brown, Sue Wells, Will Hampton, and Rose Skinner to the YDD board. The motion carried, and the next meeting will be at Lakeside Lodge on September 27, 2002 at 11 a.m.
The board accepted a resignation from Dan Holgate from the Sublette County Weed and Pest Board and will advertise for his replacement. The appointment will be made at the September 3rd meeting.
It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to adopt Resolution No. 02-741C declaring Boulder Townsite County Road No. 23-227 a County Road.
The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston to adopt Resolution No. 02-740C authorizing the Board to apply for a right-of-way, to be known as the Gros Ventre Alternate Route to the Paradise Road, and authorizing the Chairman to sign the application and other required documents. The motion carried.
Joan Mitchell of the Southwest Sublette Pioneers reported that the final estimate on the their building addition is $356,558. The board approved the request.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston to approve and sign a Letter of Engagement with Mortenson, Stevens and Company, PC CPA, for the FY02 fiscal audit. The motion carried.
The board discussed a proposal from Budd-Falen Law firm for council on RS2477 and the Erramouspe Road. Commissioner Johnston suggested grading the road. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Chairman Cramer to retain the firm. The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Fear-aye, and Johnston-nay.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on July 18, 25, and August 1, 2002, public hearing was held for the establishment of an extension of the New Fork-Willow Creek County Road No. 23-120. Brad Clingman, County Viewer, presented his report to the board and recommended against establishing the extension and suggested that the board act as facilitators to provide access on Forest Service property and to include current land-locked properties in the area. Objections to the extension of the road were stated by John Blatt, David Smith, Ed Wardell, Mary Ann Moline, Dave Kanski, Jon Andrikopoulos, Jonita Sommers, John Walter, Dan Budd, Jim Noble, Walt Bousman, Jim Bousman, Van Huffman, and Doug Vickrey. Comments supporting the extension were made by William Belveal, Gina Pape Feltner, and Rick Kranz. It was moved by Commission Fear and seconded by Chairman Cramer to accept the viewer's report and recommendations. The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Fear-aye, and Johnston-nay. The board thanked the public in attendance and advised Clingman to submit his expenses.
Doug Vickrey complimented the Road and Bridge Department on the completion of the Forty Rod Road project. Vickrey discussed parking and the snowmobile trail.
The following petitions and affidavits of abatement of taxes were presented on petition from the County Assessor and the State of Wyoming Board of Equalization: Michael & Patricia Sirkel, c/o David & Monta Faye Brown, $5,243.00 (assessed value); Albert A. and Sondra M. Ellis, Jr., $63,987 (assessed value); Summit Funding Group, Inc., $300 (assessed value); and McMurry Oil Company, $5,982.72.
It was moved by Commissioner Johnston and seconded by Commissioner Fear to set the following mill levies:
County General 9.5401
Fair .2673
Airport .0866
Library .4719
Museum .1341
Recreation .5000
County Fire 1.0000
Rural Health 2.0000
Weed & Pest .0843
Big Piney Cemetery .3660
Upper Green River Cemetery .1641
Hoback Ranches S & I 8.0000
Boulder Lake S & I 8.0000
Meadow Canyon S & I 8.0000
Upper Green River S & I 8.0000
Other Special Districts:
Mosquito #1, Pinedale $ 12.00
Mosquito #2, Big Piney 67.62
Shelter Park Varies
The motion carried.
The board discussed the recent Pape Zoning Amendment and need for reapplication.
Mayor Rose Skinner, Patty Racich, Ron Brown, and Ed Wood, all representing the Town of Pinedale, discussed the proposed purchase of property from the Sublette Center and zoning and subdivision requirements.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston to authorize County Attorney Dale Aronson to present an offer of $400,000 to the Sublette Center for the purchase of 4 acres, more or less, to be determined, and contingent upon required governmental approvals and subdivision. The motion carried.
Brad Waters recommended that the board not sign the proposed contract from Hogan & Associates, due to the form of the contract, and request new forms. Bonding was discussed, and it was decided to review financial reports in lieu of bonding.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 72.70 /CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT 500.00 /SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 2,078.06 /WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 403.43 /AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE 1,256.32 /BENEFICIAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. 324.75 /CLERK OF COURT 601.00/COLONIAL LIFE & ACCIDENT 86.15 /FASCORP 2,951.67 /PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE 189.00/SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 111,205.88 /SHENEFELT SERVICES 5,275.00 /UNITED STATES LIFE INS. CO. 101.19 /VALIC 607.64 /WYOMING CHILD SUPPORT 200.00 /WYOMING EMPLOYEES FCU 1,100.00 /WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 36,926.55 /AARON'S WATER SERVICE INC. 2,670.28 /ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 24,533.68 /AT&T 18.55 /MARYLISA BAXLEY 11.24 /BIG J'S AUTO PARTS INC. 133.37 /BLUEMEL'S PUMP TRUCK 85.00 /MELVIN BRADISH 13.79 /CASPER STAR TRIBUNE 385.00 /CENTURYTEL 206.24 /CEWINC.COM 45.02 /COMMUNICATION CONCEPTS 357.60 /COMFORT INN 97.60 /COMMUNICATION SERVICE AND 7,334.16 /CIVIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 159.95 /DAVIS & CANNON 25,076.32 /DAVES ELECTRONICS 200.00 /DAVIS PAINTING 2,289.00 /EIDEN'S CONSTRUCTION LLC 704.80 /FALER'S GENERAL STORE 72.62 FEW INVESTMENTS, LLC 966.32 /FRONTIER ELECTRIC INC. 100.00 /GALL'S INC. 917.74 GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARM. 500.60 /GUBBELS FORD-CHRYSLER 20.95 /HI-COUNTRY SENIOR CITIZENS 3,061.00 /THE HONEY TRUCK 120.00 /IDAHO ENZYMES, INC. 14,960.00 /INDUSTRIAL SAFETY CO. 58.02 /INTERMOUNTAIN ELECTRIC SERVICE,INC. 505.65 /INTERNATIONAL PERSONNEL 190.00 /ANGELA KOLIS 54.97 /LAWSON PRODUCTS, INC. 242.72 /LEXIS-NEXIS 85.00 LOCAL GOVERNMENT LIABILITY POOL 31,938.00 /BRIDGET MACKEY 21.31 /BECKY MANNING 4.54 /MARBLETON INN 40.13 /W. F. MEYER 605.33 /JOAN MITCHELL 119.93 /MORTENSEN,STEVENS & CO. 130.00 /MYERS TIRE SUPPLY COMPANY 105.40 /NATIONAL SEMINARS GROUP 358.00 OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL 32.99 /PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CO. 156.98 /PENNZOIL-QUAKER STATE CO. 2,244.00 /PERFORMANCE OVERHEAD DOOR INC. 205.65 /THOS. Y. PICKETT & COMPANY,INC 8,000.00 /PICTURE THIS PHOTO 141.05 /PINEDALE CLEANING SERVICE 125.00 /PINEDALE PROPERTIES 164.00 /PINEDALE QUIK LUBE 56.76 /PINEDALE ROUNDUP 205.30 /PINEDALE TRUE VALUE 13.86 /PITNEY BOWES 341.74 /PLAINSMAN PRINTING & SUPPLY 1,303.22 U.S. POSTMASTER 150.00 /PROVIDENCE ARCHITECTURE 7,460.13 /QUESTAR GAS 16.63 ROCKY MTN INFORMATION NETWORK 100.00 /R.S. BENNETT CONSTRUCTION 5,185.00 /RUMORS 105.00 /SAFV TASK FORCE 446.16 /HENRY SCHMIDT 19.39 /SCOTT MACHINERY COMPANY 1,728.55 /SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 56.32 /SUBLETTE COUNTY SCHOOL DIST #9 100.00 /SOUTHWEST SUB CO PIONEERS 35,000.00 /STOCKMAN'S RESTAURANT 94.80 /SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 525.50 /SUBLETTE CITIZENS FOR 35,000.00 /SUBLETTE EXAMINER 985.64 /SUBLETTE ELECTRIC 115.50 /SUBLETTE COMMUNITY COUNSELING 195.00 /SURVEYOR SCHERBEL, LTD. 625.00 /SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES INC. 3,991.06 /SYSCO INTERMOUNTAIN 1,950.00 /TOWN OF PINEDALE 1,000.00 TRANS EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY CO. 266.17 /TROY MOTORSPORTS & TOWING 182.50 /TUFTS UNIVERSITY HEALTH & 28.00 /TWENTY FIRST CENTURY 12,750.00 /WILLIAM H. TWICHELL 1,087.50 /UNION TELEPHONE 475.84 /U.S. FOODSERVICE, INC. 1,762.93 /U W FREIGHT LINE, INC. 57.94 /VIKING OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 38.37 /WALLER'S TRUCKING CO. 7,437.50 WYOMING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY DIV 184.95 /WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF 19.00 /WESTCOAST IDAHO FALLS HOTEL 118.00 /WILLIAMS AUTO 838.24 /WILL HUNT TRUCKING 3,145.00 /WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 2,387.34 /WYOMING.COM 34.95 /WYO LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY 795.00 WYOMING LABOR LAW POSTER 169.75 /WYOMING SOLID WASTE & 475.00 /XEROX CORPORATION 1,068.76
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:15 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 August 15, 2002.

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