Volume 2, Number 42 - January 16, 2003
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SUBLETTE HI-COUNTRY SENIOR
CENTER BUILDING PROJECT
Sublette County is seeking general contractors interested in providing contract construction services for the new Sublette Hi-Country Senior Center building project in Pinedale. Persons and firms interested should have a minimum of five continuous years of recent experience in building construction. Interested parties may obtain all submittal requirements including qualifications and references from:
Sublette County Clerk
P.O. Box 250
21 South Tyler
Pinedale, WY 82941
307-367-4372, 307-276-3827, 307-367-6396 (Fax); firstname.lastname@example.org (e-mail)
The deadline for receipt of applicants' qualifications statements is January 22, 2003. Information from all applicants will be used to select three general contractors to be interviewed for the project, prior to competitive bidding of sub-contracts.
Sublette County cannot and does not guarantee that an applicant will be selected for the project.
Published in the Sublette Examiner, Jan. 9, and 16, 2003.
THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
IN THE MATTER OF THE )
ESTATE OF )
CHARLES D. KITCH )
Probate No. 1855
Notice of petition to dispense with probate of non-resident estate
TAKE NOTICE that Elaine S. Kitch has filed a petition for admission of California probate proceedings as a probate of the estate in Wyoming. The petition will be heard on January 31, 2003, at 10 a.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard, following publication of this notice for three weeks as required by law, and any protest thereto, or any claims against the estate not previously considered in the California probate must be presented at such hearing or they shall be barred and the relief requested shall be granted.
DATED this 9th day of January, 2003.
/s/ Marilyn M. Jensen
Clerk of Court
Published in the Sublette Examiner Jan. 16, 23 and 30, 2003.
SUBLETTE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES (BOCES)
Notice of 2003 board meetings and
availability of minutes:
Notice is hereby given that regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of Sublette Board of Cooperative Educational Services, State of Wyoming, are held each month on the following dates and times in the board room of Sublette County School District No. 1, Pinedale, Wyo., and such meetings are open to the public.
January 9, 2003 7 p.m.
February 13, 2003 7 p.m.
March 13, 2003 7 pm.
April 17, 2003 7 p.m.
May 8, 2003 7 p.m.
June 12, 2003 7 pm.
July 16, 2003 7 p.m.
August 14, 2003 7 p.m.
September 11, 2003 7 p.m.
October 9, 2003 7 p.m.
November 13, 2003 7 p.m.
December 11, 2002 7 p.m.
Notice is also given that official minutes of each regular or special meeting of such board, including a record of all official acts and of warrants issued, are available for inspection by any citizen during regular office hours at the office of Sublette BOCES, located at 101 East Hennick, Pinedale, Wyo.
/s/ Cathy Saxton
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Sublette Board of Cooperative Educational Services
Published in the Sublette Examiner Jan. 16, 2003.
OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
JANUARY 6, 2003
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on this date at 9 a.m. with Commissioner Gordon Johnston officiating at the swearing in of Bill Cramer, County Commissioner, Betty Fear, County Commissioner, Mary Lankford, County Clerk, Roxanna Jensen, County Treasurer, Marilyn Jensen, Clerk of District Court, Hank Ruland, County Sheriff, Van Graham, Prosecuting and County Attorney, and Don Schooley, County Coroner. County Clerk Mary Lankford swore in County Assessor Janet Montgomery.
After the swearing-in, the meeting convened with Bill Cramer, Gordon Johnston, Betty Fear, Cat Urbigkit of the Sublette Examiner, Joe Wilhelm of the Pinedale Roundup, and Mary Lankford, county clerk, present.
The minutes of the preceding meeting of Dec.17, 2002, was approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Johnston. The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to elect Gordon Johnston the chairman of the board. The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Chairman Johnston to elect Betty Fear the Vice-Chairman of the board. The motion carried.
The official bonds for Robert Cordes, treasurer of the Boulder Lake Ranch Road Improvement District, in the amount of $5,000; Ann Fear, treasurer for School District No. 1, in the amount of $25,000; Randy Bolgiano, treasurer for the Sublette County Firefighters Association, in the amount of $5,000; and William Barney, treasurer for Sublette County Mosquito Abatement District No. 2, in the amount of $25,000, were approved and ordered filed with the county treasurer.
Dan Holgate, road and bridge superintendent, discussed ordering a new dump truck with plow and sander and a new backhoe trailer. The board approved the purchases. Holgate reported on crushing chips.
Ann Stowe, resident of Redstone Warren Bridge Subdivision, discussed the status of Little Mountain Road and the possibility of forming an improvement and service district.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to approve a request from School District No. 1 for leave for Cathy Saxton and Jim Malkowski to attend the 2003 Legislative Forum in Cheyenne on Jan. 27, 2003. The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to adopt W.S. 8-4- 101 establishing the holidays for 2003. The following holidays were adopted: Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday & Wyoming Equality Day; Monday, February 17, President's Day; Monday, May 26, Memorial Day; Friday, July 4, Independence Day; Monday, September 1, Labor Day; Tuesday, November 11, Veteran's Day; Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28, Thanksgiving; Thursday, December 25, Christmas; and Thursday, January 1, 2004, New Year's Day. The motion carried.
The board discussed the petitions for the weed & pest board appointments and the districts. It was determined that the original districts were established on March 6, 1973, and appointments were made on April 17, 1973. The board decided to review and re-establish the districts at the February 4th meeting and make the appropriate appointments in March. Doug Vickrey was elected by secret ballot and appointed to serve a four-year term. The county clerk was directed to make public notice for the February 4th meeting.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to re-appoint Wayne Barlow and Steve James to the fair board.
The following petitions and affidavits for abatement of taxes were presented on petition from the county assessor and the State Board of Equalization: Devon Operating, Inc., $50,901.38, and EOG Resources, Inc., $56.44.
Sheriff Hank Ruland presented a mutual aid agreement with Teton County for signature, and reported on the jail population and staffing.
County Attorney Van Graham discussed redistricting the Weed and Pest District.
Garry Eiden discussed Monday operation of the Pinedale Transfer Station. The board informed Eiden that the Marbleton Landfill will be open on Mondays and did not require the Pinedale Transfer Station to be open on Monday. Eiden informed the board that he would repair the damaged door at the transfer station, and that the county's insurance will pay $3,900 for the damages.
The board reviewed a bill for Spiegelberg Lumber and Building for the amount of $6,850 for gutter removal at the ag center. The board referred the bill to the ag center committee.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on December 12, 19, 26, 2002 and January 2, 2003, a public hearing was held for the issuance of a restaurant liquor license to Green River Lodge, Inc., dba Elk Ridge Lodge. There being no public comments, it was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to issue the license. The motion carried.
Bernie Holz, representing the PDR Working Group, presented a report from the group for the board's consideration. The report is also available at the county's libraries.
Holz requested the board to review the report and survey results and make a decision at the January 21st meeting on supporting a pilot program. Comments were received from Albert Sommers, Jane Wardell, Tom Davenport, Carla Sullivan and Sue Ziegler. Albert Sommers presented a letter to the board and informed it that he would not be able to continue with the working group, if it continues to the pilot program, due to his ties to agriculture. The board will continue the discussion and present a decision on the pilot program at the January 21st meeting.
It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to accept the resignation of John Andrikopoulis as chairman of the PDR Working Group, and appoint Tom Davenport to replace him. The motion carried.
The board recessed into executive session to participate in a conference call with John McKinley of Davis and Cannon regarding litigation.
The board reconvened the meeting.
Brad Waters, Mark Eatinger and Aaron Seehafer discussed Mill Street, the Hi-Country Senior Center project, and the courthouse projects. Potential general contractors for the senior center project will be interviewed on February 3rd at 10:30 a.m. The board discussed the jail construction, justice building punch list, structural and roof engineering.
Waters discussed a gas-fired turbine generator to generate electricity for the complex.
The board requested more information.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE 1,203.96 /BENEFICIAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. 325.15 / CLERK OF COURT 601.00 /COLONIAL LIFE & ACCIDENT 86.15 /FASCORP 3,101.67/MIKE'S CLEANING SERVICE 400.00 /PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE 189.00/SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 106,768.73 /SHENEFELT SERVICES 5,230.00 /UNITED STATES LIFE INS. CO. 101.19 / VALIC 607.64 /WYOMING CHILD SUPPORT 200.00 /WYOMING EMPLOYEES FCU 275.00 /WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 36,796.79 /SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 19.44 /ALEXANDER HAMILTON INSTITUTE 138.12 /AMERICAN FARMLAND TRUST 115.00 /ANIMAL CLINIC OF PINEDALE 564.75 DALE ARONSON 1,574.00 /ASPEN STORAGE 126.00 /AT&T 81.70 /A TO Z HARDWARE 195.03 BELVEAL'S BODY SHOP 1,316.75 /BEST WESTERN DOUGLAS INN 252.06 /BIG J'S AUTO PARTS INC. 120.82 /BIG R MANUFACTURING 10,596.00 /BILLINGS GAZETTE 319.87 /BURLEIGH BINNING JR. 63,600.00 /B-N-C TRASH SERVICE 390.00 /BOWMAN DISTRIBUTION 114.36 /JUDITH M. BOYLE, MD 115.00 /BIG PINEY LUBE & DETAIL 28.95 /CDW GOVERNMENT, INC. 1,033.73 /CENTRAL FIBER CORPORATION 13,163.20 /CENTURYTEL 3,036.46 /CENTURYTEL 1,550.92 /CENTURYTEL OF WYOMING, INC. 420.16 /CERTIFIED POWER, INC. 523.75 /CHOICEPOINT BUSINESS 130.00 /CLEAR CUT GLASS 111.67 /CMT FIRE SERVICES 210.00 /COMMUNICATION CONCEPTS 189.80 /COMMUNICATION SERVICE AND 4,483.98 /CS & T INC. 702.28 /CONOCO INC. 190.34/PAM CURRY 294.47 /D & M WIRE ROPE, INC. 370.15 /DAVIS & CANNON 601.37 / DENVER STELLAR ASSOCIATES 328.47 /DETECTOR DOGS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 6,760.00 / DR. JOANNE DOUCETTE 600.00 /EATON SALES & SERVICE 4,166.26 /EIDEN'S CONSTRUCTION LLC 4,860.00 /MICHAEL F. ENRIGHT,PH.D. 275.00 /FALER'S GENERAL STORE 402.68 /FCS-JDC NATRONA COUNTY PROGRAMS 2,744.00 /FEW INVESTMENTS, LLC 966.32 /FRB WELDING & REPAIR 640.00 /GATEWAY COMPANIES INC. 1,361.00 /GOULD PUBLICATIONS 399.00 /GRITTON ASSOCIATES 272.41 /HAWKINS & POWERS 3,915.00 /HAMPTON INN 110.00 /HI-COUNTRY SENIOR CITIZENS 3,525.00 /HOGAN & ASSOCIATES 289,401.00 /HOLIDAY INN 354.49 /INTERMOUNTAIN ELECTRIC SERVICE,INC. 163.50 /INTOXIMETERS 28.75 /INTERNATIONAL PERSONNEL 92.20 /K & G ENTERPRISES 1,000.00 /ERNIE KAWA 10.23 /KELLERSTRASS ENTERPRISES 1,201.97 / KIMBALL EQUIPMENT CO. 735.13 /LAW ENFORCEMENT SYSTEMS,INC. 176.30 /LAWSON PRODUCTS, INC. 410.88 /LAW ENFORCEMENT LEGAL REVIEW 167.50 /LEXIS-NEXIS 158.00 /LINCARE 56.84 /LIONESS ENTERPRISES 875.00 /LYLE SIGNS INC 191.49 /AUSTIN R. LYMAN 65.14 /BRIDGET MACKEY 51.14 /MARBLETON INN 41.86 /LEXISNEXIS MATTHEW BENDER 172.25 /MCCARTHY INDUSTRIES 93.00 /McGREGOR'S PUB 28.22 /MCI 96.60 /STELLA MCKINSTRY 127.20 /KEN MCLAUGHLIN 96.00 /MERCK HUMAN HEALTH 145.02 /W. F. MEYER 414.71 /FRANK MORRISON 322.02 / NATIONWIDE TOLL FREE TIP LINE 15.75 /OFFICE OUTLET 202.46 /OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL 69.98 /PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CO. 678.13 /PACIFIC STEEL & RECYCLING 413.98 /PERFORMANCE SUPPLY 505.00 /ERIC PETERSON 430.15 /PFC PRODUCTS 114.00 /PICTURE THIS PHOTO 66.56 /PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 168.03 /PINEDALE DENTAL 206.00 /PINEDALE PROPERTIES 164.00 /PINEDALE QUIK LUBE 168.50 /PINEDALE ROUNDUP 700.00 /PINEDALE TRUE VALUE 29.99 PLAINSMAN PRINTING & SUPPLY 2,207.53 /PREMIER POWERPLANTS 863.50 /PROVIDENCE ARCHITECTURE 13,570.34 /PRODIGY HEALTH SUPPLIES 314.50/PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES 8.00 /QUESTAR GAS 149.80 /QUILL CORPORATION 497.49 /QUINLAN PUBLISHING CO. INC. 79.97 THEODORE RACINES 210.24 /RIGGING FOR RESCUE, LLC 1,250.00 /ROCKY MOUNTAIN WASH 180.00 /HANK RULAND 201.15 /HENRY SCHMIDT 49.50 /SCOTT MACHINERY COMPANY 652.14 /SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 230.29 /SOUTHWEST SUB CO PIONEERS 1,264.74 /SPECTRUM+BENNION 1,434.00 /SPILLMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 888.34 /SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 201.00 SUBLETTE EXAMINER 1,576.20 /TERRITORIAL SUPPLIES, INC. 24.47 /TOBY TERRELL 386.88 /TEXOMA LEATHER & BRASS 41.95 /TEXACO CREDIT CARD CENTER 196.07 /THE TIRE DEN, INC. 1,071.66 /TOUCH AMERICA 13.73 /TOWN OF PINEDALE 1,379.99 /TRANS EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY CO. 344.17 /UNION TELEPHONE 446.53 /VALLEY EQUIPMENT CO., INC. 4,657.70 /WACO 250.00 WYOMING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY DIV 194.95 /WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF 69.53 /WILLIAMS AUTO 2,513.75 /WINDSHIELD DOCTOR 50.00 /MARK D. WOODARD, MD 2,850.00 /WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 4,879.45 /WYOMING.COM 46.95 /WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 52.57 /WYOMING STATE FAIR 28.00 /XEROX CORPORATION 185.88 /XEROX CORPORATION 278.21
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:30 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ Gordon R. Johnston, Chairman
Attest: /s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner Jan. 16, 2003.
ESTABLISHMENT OF WEED & PEST
Pursuant to the Wyoming Weed and Pest Control Act of 1973, and W.S. 11-5-104(a), the Board of County Commissioners, Sublette County, Wyoming, will hold a public hearing, Tuesday, February 4, 2003, at 11 a.m. to establish the boundaries of the district areas within the Sublette County Weed & Pest District. Appointments to the new areas will be made in March.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ Gordon R. Johnston, Chairman
Published in the Sublette Examiner, Jan. 16 & 23, 2003.
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