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Volume 2, Number 46 - February 13, 2003
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Sublette County School District No. 1
pinedale, wy., 82941
Public Notice for Bids
Sublette County School District No. 1 is accepting bids for a complete hi-band radio system to be installed in school buses. The system will include a base radio, repeater, thirteen mobile radios, one handheld radio, two desk-mount remote radios and one wall-mount remote radio. Please contact John Overgaag, transportation director, for a complete set of bid specifications.
The bid includes securing the necessary permits and licenses on behalf of the school district, factory-authorized installation of all components and the capability of doing warranty work on the equipment.
Bids will be accepted until 1 p.m. March 3, 2003, at the central office. Bids will be taken under consideration at the March 13, 2003, school board meeting. SCSD No. 1 reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in the bidding process. SCSD No. 1 does not bind itself to accept the low bid, but, rather, the bid it feels is in the best interest of the school district.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Feb. 6 and 13, 2003.
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
IN THE MATTER OF THE )
ESTATE OF )
WAYNE LOUIS FELTNER, )
Probate no. 1858
NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL
TOO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:
You are herby notified that on Jan. 17, 2003, the Last Will and Testament of said Decedent was admitted to probate by the above-named court and that Kurt C. Feltner was appointed personal representative thereof on Jan. 31, 2003. Any action to set aside said Will must be filed in court within three months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred.
Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said Decedent or to said Estate are requested to make immediate payment to Kurt. C. Feltner, c/o Wood Law Office, P.O. Box 130, Pinedale, Wyo., 82941.
Creditors having claims against said Decedent of the Estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers in the office of the Clerk of the District Court, on or before three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this publication, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.
DATED this 31st day of January, 2003.
/s/ Ralph E. Wood
Attorney for Personal Representative
Published in the Sublette Examiner Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2003.
OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
FEBRUARY 4, 2003
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on this date at 9 a.m. with Gordon Johnston, Bill Cramer, Betty Fear, Cat Urbigkit of the Sublette Examiner, Rob Shaul of the Pinedale Roundup, and Mary Lankford, county clerk, present.
The minutes of the preceding meeting of Jan. 21, 2003, were amended to include the following additions: Paragraph 15, add this sentence after sentence 1: The recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Commission was to deny the proposed amendment. Paragraph 5, sentence 3: Replace "allocate" with "consider allocation of".
The amended minutes were ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear. The motion carried. The official bonds for Adrianne Peterson, treasurer for the Sublette County Weed & Pest District, in the amount of $3,000; Millie Pape, secretary/treasurer for the Sublette County Historical Society, in the amount of $1,500; and William Krieger, treasurer for the Sublette County School District No. 9 Recreation Board, in the amount of $50,000; were approved and ordered filed with the county treasurer.
Dan Holgate, Road & Bridge Superintendent, reported that he has scheduled CPR and First Aid training for his department. Holgate discussed the Industrial Site Road progress. Engineering of the highway turn lane was discussed, with an estimated cost of $200,000.
It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to adopt Resolution No. 03-760J renaming Daniel Dump Ground County Road No. 23-181 to be Walker Lane County Road No. 23-181. The motion carried.
The board participated in a conference call with John McKinley of Davis & Cannon.
Proposed legislation, HB 294, SF 144, and the netback bill, were discussed.
The board recessed into executive session with McKinley to discuss ongoing litigation.
The board reconvened the meeting.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on Jan. 30, 2003, public hearing was held for the transfer of funds in the amount of $1,079,008.46 from the following accounts: Unanticipated Revenue $169,192.46; Depreciation Reserve-Senior Center Facility, $600,000; Cash Reserve, $31,116; County Commissioner - Vehicle Reserve, $4,000.00; County Assessor - Vehicle Reserve, $4,700.00; Planning & Zoning - Vehicle Reserve, $2,500; Law Enforcement-Vehicle Reserve, $92,500; and Road & Bridge-Equipment Reserve, $175,000 to County Attorney - Prosecution, $110.60; County Attorney - Training, $3,030; Detention - Prisoners Medical Expenses, $1,499.11; Law Enforcement-New Vehicle - Purchase, $19,550; Law Enforcement - Maintenance on Vehicles, $1,960.92; County Health - Health Fair, $7,034; County Health - Vaccine, $630; County Health - Memorial Fund, $100; Road & Bridge - Laborers Salary, $8,417.83; Road & Bridge - Heavy Equipment - Purchase, $117,740; Transfer Station - Repairs, $3,900; County Extension - 4-H Expenses, $1,116; General Fund - Workers Compensation, $22.20; General Fund - County Officers Expense, $910.80; General Fund - PDR Working Group, $30,000; General Fund - Wyoming Community Foundation, $4,287; General Fund - Senior Citizens Facilities, $600,000; and Equipment Reserve, $278,700. It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to adopt Resolution No. 03-759J authorizing the transfer of funds. The motion carried.
Gene DeFoe presented a proposal and agreement for the new Orbacom System for the communication center. After discussion, the board took no action on the proposal.
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: Amoco Production Company, $6.15; Wexpro Company, $73.21; Lance Oil & Gas Company, Inc., $7,242.27; and Union Pacific Resources, $484.04.
It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to designate the Bank of Pinedale and the First National Bank of Pinedale as a depositories for public funds. The motion carried.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on Jan. 16 and 23, 2003, public hearing was held for the establishment of districts for the Weed & Pest District. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to establish five districts, with three districts determined by population and two at-large districts. The motion carried. The board directed the county clerk to advertise for the new appointments for the March 4th meeting. A map was prepared showing the new districts.
Mike McGinnis, Waste Management Supervisor, discussed the Monday operation of the Pinedale Transfer Station. The board directed McGinnis that the transfer station will be closed on Mondays, with only the Marbleton Landfill open on Mondays. McGinnis reported on a meeting with the DEQ about balefill permitting. A balefill tour is scheduled for March 25 to Ogden.
It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to appoint the following to the fair board: Dan Bates, one-year term; Randy Belton, two-year term; and Daniel Johnson, three-year term. The motion carried.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on Jan. 23, 2003, public hearing was held for the following:
1. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to discuss the tabled variance request by the Sublette County Weed & Pest District, and to approve the variance for three signs that are 11 feet in height where 8 feet is allowed and 32 square feet in face area where 24 square feet is permitted. The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Fear-aye, and Johnston-nay.
2. It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Chairman Johnston to discuss the tabled variance request by Donald Kendall, and to deny the variance for an extra guest house that is greater than 800 square feet of living area on 40 acres zoned A-1. The motion carried, with the vote being: Johnston-aye, Fear-aye, and Cramer-nay.
Chuck Vitt discussed assessment of property taxes.
The board discussed HB 294 with Representative Monte Olsen by conference call.
Rob Shaul requested the snow plowing services of road and bridge for a community bonfire at the rodeo grounds for the winter carnival. The board approved the request.
Susan Kramer, representing the Sublette Citizens for Recycling, presented a mid-year report.
Brad Waters of Providence and Associates, discussed the meeting scheduled to interview general contractors for the Hi-Country Senior Center on Wednesday. Sheriff Hank Ruland and Brandon Overdorff discussed a jail staffing analysis which indicates that the new detention facility will require 21 staff persons.
It was moved by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer to approve the payment to the Sublette Center for the land for the senior center, if the Town of Pinedale approves the final plat on February 10th, before the next meeting. The motion carried.
Accounts payable audited and approved for payment:
SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 101,600.31 /AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE 1,192.08 BENEFICIAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. 316.10 /CLERK OF COURT 601.00 /COLONIAL LIFE & ACCIDENT 86.15 /FASCORP 2,966.67 /MIKE'S CLEANING SERVICE 400.00 /PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE 201.00 /JOHN SHENEFELT 5,869.00 /UNITED STATES LIFE INS. CO. 101.19 /VALIC 607.64 /WYOMING CHILD SUPPORT 200.00 /WYOMING EMPLOYEES FCU 275.00 /WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 35,349.98 /NATIONAL DRUG COURT INSTITUTE 1,500.00 /ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 9,056.67 /AMERICAN EXTRADITIONS INC. 1,247.00 /AMSTERDAM PRINTING & LITHO 176.83 /BIG J'S AUTO PARTS INC. 16.49 /BOWMAN DISTRIBUTION 93.46 /JUDITH M. BOYLE, MD 168.00/BUDD-FALEN LAW OFFICES 1,155.86 /CASPER STAR TRIBUNE 100.00 /CIVIL AIR PATROL MAGAZINE 145.00 /COMMUNICATION CONCEPTS 9.95 /CS & T INC. 516.00 /DAVIS & CANNON 63.18 /DESIGNPOST 2,064.00 /EIDEN'S CONSTRUCTION LLC 4,445.00 /ENTENMANN-ROVIN CO. 609.00 /FALER'S GENERAL STORE 30.74 /FEW INVESTMENTS, LLC 1,004.96 /GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARM. 177.50 /GREEN RIVER VALLEY LAND TRUST 622.78 /HITCHING POST INN 127.08 /HOGAN & ASSOCIATES 675,338.16 /HOLIDAY INN 497.92 /ROXANNA JENSEN 51.50 /GORDON JOHNSTON 24.00 /JEFF JONES 2,211.72 /KELLERSTRASS ENTERPRISES 575.46 /ANGELA KOLIS 54.66 /KRICK CORPORATION 205.00 /LAKE CITY INTERNATIONAL 56.90 /SCOTT C. LARSEN, DMD 190.00 /LYLE SIGNS INC 63.31 /MCI 106.65 /STELLA MCKINSTRY 476.96 /MOUNTAIN MAPPING & SUPPLY 435.00 /NAATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF 440.00 /NELSON ENGINEERING, INC. 12,860.33 OFFICE OUTLET 280.51 /OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL 34.99 /PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CO. 609.45 /THE PATIO GRILL 22.40 /ERIC PETERSON 578.00 /PETROLEUM EQUIPMENT COMPANY 74.55 /HELEN HEGARDT 125.00 /PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 4,309.62 /PINEDALE PROPERTIES 164.00 /PINEDALE ROUNDUP 26.00 /PLAINSMAN PRINTING & SUPPLY 1,313.20 /PROVIDENCE ARCHITECTURE INC. 9,121.82 /PRORIDER, INC. 133.50 /QUESTAR GAS 162.15 /QUILL CORPORATION 66.82 /PAUL RAFTERY 60.95 /RENDEZVOUS TRAVEL 2,352.50 /SAFV TASK FORCE 441.48 /HENRY SCHMIDT 21.53 /SCOTT MACHINERY COMPANY 964.17 /SUBLETTE COUNTY SCHOOL DIST #9 100.00 /SPILLMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 459.17 /SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 79.00 /TOUCH AMERICA 232.92 /TRANS EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY CO. 397.07 /UNISOURCE-ROCKY MOUNTAIN 164.47 /UNION TELEPHONE 374.81 /VIKING OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 90.88/ WYOMING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY DIV 194.95 /WEST GROUP 2,425.25 /WINDRIVER PIZZA 24.00 /WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 393.27 /WYOMING CORONER'S ASSOCIATION 50.00 /WYOMING STATE ENGINEER 10,000.00 /XEROX CORPORATION 343.98 /XEROX CORPORATION 659.17
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
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner Feb. 13, 2003.
The Sublette County Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday, March 20, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. in the County Courthouse in Pinedale, Wyoming. At this time public hearing will be held for the following applications:
1. Zone change request by Donald Moffat to rezone 20 acres from A-1 to RS-1 (Recreation Service). The property is in a portion of Section 33, T35N, R113W and is generally located directly south of Jim Bridger Estates and is accessed from Merna Drive onto Merna North Beaver CR 23-115. The purpose of the zone change is to construct a recreational lodge with a public restaurant, parking for snow machines and the public, and cabins. The lodge would serve outdoor recreation enthusiasts, primarily snowmobilers and horseback riders.
/s/ Suzy Michnevich, Chairman
Published in the Sublette Examiner Feb. 13, 2003
Pursuant to the Wyoming Weed and Pest Control Act of 1973 (W.S. 11-5-101 through 11-5-303), notice is hereby given to solicit nominations for appointment to the Sublette County Weed and Pest Control District. New districts have been designated, with three district areas and two at-large areas. Appointments will be made at the regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. in accordance with W.S. 11-5-104. Prior to appointment, the nominee for Director shall submit a petition signed by at least ten (10) landowners, to the Office of the county clerk, by 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, 2003. One new appointment will be made.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
s/ Gordon R. Johnston, Chairman
Published in the Sublette Examiner Feb. 13 & 20, 2003.
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