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Volume 4, Number 21 - August 19, 2004
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Call for Bids
The Town of Pinedale will be accepting sealed bids for providing fuel supplies to the town. Bids are requested on the following:
1. Unleaded gasoline
2. Regular gasoline
3. Diesel fuel
a. A mixture of 60 percent (%) No. 2 and 40 percent (%) No. 1 during winter
b. 100 percent (%) No. 2 during summer
Bids are to be in accordance with terms and conditions contained in the INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS and the proposed FUEL PURCHASE AGREEMENT, which are available from the Town Hall, 210 West Pine Street, during regular business hours.
Bids must be received at the town hall no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at which time they will be opened and read aloud. Bids will be awarded at the regular Pinedale Town Council Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on that day. Bids submitted by mail should be enclosed in a second envelope. The Town of Pinedale reserves the right to waive minor defects or irregularities in the bidding, or to reject bids.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 5, 12 and 19, 2004.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
NINTH JUDICIAL COURT
IN THE MATTER OF THE )
CHANGE OF NAME OF )
KELLY ANN WHEELER )
CIVIL NO. 6618
NOTICE is hereby given that on 30th day of July, 2004, a Petition was filed in the above Court to change the name of Kelly Ann Wheeler to Kelly Ann Mitchell.
All interested persons must file any answer or objection thereto on or before Aug. 27, 2004, or the Petition be granted without further notice.
DATED this 20th day of July, 2004
/s/ Brenda Kennedy, Deputy Clerk of the District Court
Published in the Sublette Examiner August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2004.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUBDIVIDE
Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with Chapter 18-5-306, Wyoming Statutes 1977, as amended, that Jim Linebarger, Tim Key, David Haight and William B. Hyde intend to apply for a permit to subdivide in Sublette County. A public hearing for said permit will occur at a regular meeting of the Sublette County Commissioners. Please contact the Sublette County Planning and Zoning Commission at 367-4375 for the scheduled meeting date. The proposed subdivision contains 2 residential lots, which average 14.52 acres per lot. The project is located on 29.04 acres, generally described as Tract 10 and Tract 16-4, of Sheet 7, of the Hoback Ranches Subdivision, located within Section 1, Township 36 North, Range 113 West, 6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming. The site is accessed from Rim Road, off of Hwy. 189/191. The subdivision will be named Hoback Ranches 14th Filing.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 12 and 19, 2004.
INVITATION FOR BIDS
MILL STREET REMEDIATION
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
Sealed bids are requested for work described in the Project Manual for the Mill Street Remediation Project, located in Pinedale, dated Aug. 11, 2004, prepared by Rio Verde Engineering, 201 West Pine Street, P.O. Box 642, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941, (307)367-2826.
Bids will be received by Rio Verde Engineering, at their office, until 10 a.m., local time on Aug. 20, 2004, at which time said Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work consists of 1,650 tons of hot mix bituminous pavement, 782 LF of 3 foot valley pan, 207 LF of 6 foot valley pan, 636 LF of 5 foot sidewalk & curb, 264 LF of 8 foot sidewalk & curb and associated work.
Copies of the Project Manual and the Design Drawings specifying the work to be performed may be obtained from Rio Verde Engineering.
Bidders shall be required to accompany each bid with a bid bond with sufficient surety, or a certified check, cashier's check or bank draft upon some reputable bank payable to the Town of Pinedale for at least ten percent of the total amount of the bid. The bond, check or bank draft shall be forfeited as liquidated damages, if the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to him, fails to enter into the contract within ten days after it is presented to him for that purpose or fails to proceed with the performance of the contract. The bid bond, draft or check shall be retained by Sublette County, until proper bond to secure performance of the contract has been filed and approved. All the above to be in accordance with 15-1-113, Wyoming Statutes, 1977, July 1980 Supplement, or as amended.
The right is reserved by Sublette County to reject any and all bids, and to waive any irregularity or informality in the bidding. Bids may not be withdrawn for thirty days after the date of opening.
Dated this 9th day of August, 2004.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 12 and 19, 2004.
State of Wyoming ) )ss
County of Sublette )
In the Circuit Court of Sublette County, Wyoming
John V. Crow, County Court Judge
Collection Professionals, Inc., )
Judgement Creditor, )
Mark Minson, )
Judgement Debtor. )
Notice of Sheriff's Sale
The undersigned having levied upon goods and chattels described by virtue of an Execution dated July 26, 2004, from Sublette County Circuit Court, in action wherein Collection Professionals, Inc. is Judgement Creditor, and Mark Minson is Judgement Debtor, shall sell at public sale to the highest bidder and best bidder, for cash, at the Sublette County Road and Bridge vehicle yard, 12 South Bench Road, Pinedale, WY 82941, at 10:00 AM on Friday, August 27, 2004 the following chattel, to wit:
One (1) 1986 Yamaha Motorcycle, Model FJ2
The property may be seen at the Sublette County Road and Bridge vehicle yard, 12 South Bench Road, Pinedale, WY 82941, the morning of the sale date, thirty (30) minutes prior to sale time.
Published in the Sublette Examiner August 19 and 26, 2004.
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
FELIX M. GALLAGHER, )
CHARLES R. PENNOCK and )
JOYCE L. PENNOCK, )
husband and wife, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
CIVIL ACTION NO. 6623
TO: CHARLES R. PENNOCK
JOYCE L. PENNOCK
TAKE NOTICE that FELIX M. GALLAGHER has 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 situated in the W1/2 SW1/4NW1/4, Section 15, Township 32 North, Range 108 West of the 6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming, more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at the Southwest corner of the SW1/4NW1/4 of said Section 15;
Thence North along the West line of said Section 509 feet to a point;
Thence East along a line parallel to the South line of said Section 475 feet to the point of beginning of this traverse and the Northwest corner of tract described in deed recorded 8/25/72 in Book 15 of Deeds, Page 626;
Thence North along a line parallel to the West line of said Section 60 feet to a point;
Thence East along a line parallel to the South line of said Section 185 feet to a point;
Thence South along a line parallel to the West line of said Section 60 feet to a point;
Thence West along a line parallel to the South line of said Section 185 feet to the point of beginning;
TOGETHER WITH all improvements and appurtenances thereunto appertaining.
As fee simple owner of said real property naming you as Defendants, alleging that you claim estates, rights, titles, liens and interests therein which are adverse to those of the Plaintiff, and that Plaintiff is seeking to have his title to said real property forever quieted and a judicial determination that you have no estates, rights, titles, liens or interests therein.
FURTHER, you are notified that you are required to answer Plaintiff's Complaint on or before 10/11/04 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. 19 and 26, Sept. 2 and 9, 2004.
BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS
OF THE STATE OF WYOMING
CORRECTION: The following matter, published May 27, 2004, in the Sublette Examiner, and May 23, 2004, in the Casper Star Tribune, was subsequently heard and approved on July 12, 2004. The notice incorrectly requested an aquifer exemption from the Lance formation. Following is the corrected notice. The application may be inspected in the office of the undersigned, 2211 King Boulevard, Casper, Wyoming. If there are any protests, please make such known to the State Oil and Gas Supervisor within thirty (30) days of this notice. If there are no protests to this matter within 30 days of this publication, the approval of this matter will prevail:
Cause No. 6, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 318-2004, brought on the application of Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. for an order from the commission under the rules and regulations of the Underground Injection Control Program for an aquifer exemption from the Fort Union formation in a quarter mile radius from the wellbore of proposed Hacienda 4-1 disposal well, which is located in the NW1/4 SW1/4 of Section 1, Township 28 North, Range 108 West, 6th P.M., Jonah Field area, Sublette County, Wyoming; to approve use of the well for disposal of water and to take whatever other action the commission deems appropriate.
The following matters will come before this commission on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2004, at 1:30 p.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, 2211 King Boulevard, Casper, Wyoming.
Cause No. 9, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 456-2004, brought on the commission's own motion to review a previous order of the commission identified as Docket No. 453-2003 regarding treatment of drilling reserve and other produced water retention pits by Separation Systems Consultants, Inc. in Natrona, Sublette, Sweetwater and Uinta Counties, Wyoming.
Cause No. 9, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 458-2004, brought on the application of KS Industries, Wyoming for an order approving the treatment of drilling reserve and other produced water retention pits in Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater and Uinta counties, Wyoming.
Cause No. 9, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 459-2004, brought on the application of JJ's EvapCo, Inc. for an order approving the treatment of drilling reserve and other produced water retention pits in Sublette County, Wyoming.
Cause No. 9, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 488-2004, brought on the application of AntiCline Disposal, LLC for an order approving the treatment of drilling reserve and other produced water retention pits in Sublette County, Wyoming.
Any interested party is entitled to appear at the aforesaid time and place to be heard by the commission. The applications may be inspected in the office of the undersigned, 2211 King Boulevard, Casper, Wyoming, or on the Oil & Gas Commission website at http://wogcc.state.wy.us. 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.
DATED this 11th day of August, 2004
/s/ Don J. Likwartz, Secretary
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 19, 2004.
Sublette County Rural Health Care District
Unofficial Minutes of the August 9, 2004 Regular Meeting - 7:30 p.m.
County Commissioners Room
Walt Bousman, president of the Sublette County Rural Health Care District, chaired this meeting. This meeting was held in the county commissioners Room, Pinedale, Wyoming. Bill Barney, vice president, Jerry Jensen, secretary/treasurer, Mary Lynn Worl, trustee, and Garry Eiden, trustee, were in attendance. Jauna McGinnis, clerk, took the minutes.
Others in attendance:
Marbleton Clinic: Dr. Burnett
Pinedale Clinic: Dr. Boyle
Pinedale EMS: Wil Gay, Wendy Boman, Julie Morrell
Big Piney EMS: Katie Krieger
Press Reps: Bill Boender, Sublette Examiner, Noah Brenner, Pinedale Roundup
Others: Ken and Laurie Hartwig (McKenzie Foundation), Jeff Swain (High Country Counseling), Joan Mitchell (Southwest Sublette County Pioneers), Dave Doorn (Sublette Center), Mr. and Mrs. Chris Darst (Access Air), JD Dreyer (Davis Partnership)
CALL TO ORDER
Walt Bousman called the meeting to order at 7:38 p.m. and set the agenda. Mary Lynn Worl motioned to accept the agenda. Motion seconded by Bill Barney and carried unanimously.
Mary Lynn Worl motioned to accept the July 12 regular and July 14 budget hearing meeting minutes as presented. Motion seconded by Bill Barney and carried unanimously.
After reviewing the physician checks, Bill Barney motioned to approve the physician's checks. Motion seconded by Garry Eiden and carried unanimously.
Jauna McGinnis presented the contracts for the McKenzie Meningitis Foundation, Sublette Center - Home Health, High Country Counseling, Sublette Hi-Country Senior Citizens and Southwest Sublette County Pioneers.
Bill Barney motioned to accept the contracts and approve the accompanying checks. Motion seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
All contracts were signed by the board and authorized signers from each health organization. A representative for Sublette Hi-Country Senior Citizens was not present to sign. Jeff Swain of High Country Counseling will return the contract after getting it signed at a later date this week. The board directed the check to be held until the contract is received. Ken and Laurie Hartwig addressed the board to inform them that the county commissioners had granted an amount to them also and were worried about the appearance of double funding. The board discussed the contract language in that it was for promoting and assisting the administration of and not specifically for the inoculation itself. Laurie Hartwig signed the contract.
JD Dreyer of Davis Partnership presented the schematic designs for the clinics. He suggested a steering committee be formed. The physicians reported they were content with the design and would be ready to sign-off this phase. A meeting will be set-up by Jauna McGinnis with the physicians and board members to finalize the schematic design phase.
Chris Darst of Access Air informed the board of the helicopter base his company is establishing here in Pinedale and the development stage of a lifeflight helicopter. He will address the board at the next meeting.
EMS MALPRACTICE REIMBURSEMENT
Bill Barney motioned to pay the amount. Motion seconded by Garry Eiden. Dr. Burnett addressed the board regarding the EMS malpractice portion of his malpractice insurance. The board discussed this issue at length. Motion carried with the vote being Bill Barney and Garry Eiden in favor, Jerry Jensen and Mary Lynn Worl opposed, Walt Bousman breaking the tie. Jerry Jensen motioned to pay Dr. Boyle's malpractice for the EMT's when it comes due. The board clarified this was under the prior contract and that this is a one-time deal only and would do this for Dr. Boyle also. Motion seconded by Bill Barney and carried unanimously.
Dr. Burnett reported the air conditioning is working well in the Marbleton Clinic as did Dr. Boyle for the Pinedale Clinic.
Dr. Burnett submitted information pertaining to the markings. Jauna McGinnis reported the bid proposal was approved by the lawyer and Tom Schultz of Armstrong Consultants will be putting the contract together and corresponding with Intermountain Electric. Once the project has started it will take 30 days for completion.
EMS ADVANCED DEFINITION
Wil Gay submitted a joint proposal with Big Piney EMS for the Advanced definition, requesting any additional modules above IV/Mast to be considered advanced skills. Bill Barney motioned to accept the joint proposal from Pinedale EMS and Big Piney EMS. Motion seconded by Jerry Jensen and carried unanimously.
Jauna McGinnis reported the state fire office is requesting additional items for the ambulance carport. She has gathered information for two of the items, but still needs mechanical plans. Bill Barney motioned to have the clerk contact Paul Scherbel. If he is unable to the clerk is to find someone to do the plans. Motion seconded by Jerry Jensen and carried unanimously.
Katie Krieger submitted an application for Rex Maxwell as a driver. Bill Barney motioned to hire Rex Maxwell. Motion seconded by Jerry Jensen and carried unanimously.
NEW AMBULANCE GRANT
Katie Krieger reported MS141 will not make it through the winter. The board asked Jauna McGinnis and Katie Krieger to liaise with the grant. If the ambulance does not make it until the grant determination, the board discussed leasing a unit. MS141 will be designated for town use only.
Wil Gay is to explore the options, obtain some bids and bring to the next meeting.
SHELL/ENCANA FIRST RESPONDER CLASS
Shell and EnCana have requested Wil Gay to teach a first responder class. Dr. Boyle does not want Wil Gay to teach it through Pinedale EMS, but rather as an independent contractor through the state for liability purposes. It was noted all classes should be taught in this manner. Wil Gay requested and was granted the use of the building and may take a week off without pay to do so as long as there is adequate coverage.
MS256 was recently in an accident. It can still be used in town. The cost as estimated by Williams Automotive will be around $3,300 and can be repaired the end of August. It was suggested to get an estimate from Body Works.
Wil Gay reported he submitted a new drawing. JD Dreyer gave Wil Gay the drawings to review.
MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT GRANT MONEY
Wil Gay inquired who will be receiving the mutual aid grant money. Bill Barney motioned to leave the money with the EMS services. Motion seconded by Garry Eiden and carried unanimously.
GENERAL BUSINESS CONTINUED
LAND ACQUISITION UPDATE
Bill Barney updated the board regarding this issue. Due to an illness in the appraiser's family, Bill Barney requested the board to authorize him to contact another appraiser. Jerry Jensen motioned to authorize Bill Barney to contact another appraiser if necessary. Motion seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
Jauna McGinnis reported the contract for GE Johnson has been approved pending a change for the payment schedule. It will be ready for the September meeting. The board requested to ensure language is included to allow for dialogue to occur at bid time for the board to have opportunity to express preferences as to sub-contractor selection.
The board tabled the following items: Policies-CPR/Transports, Administrator/Coordinator, Funds Transfer Wyo-Star/Recruitment CD, Additional Holiday and Community Donations.
The board directed Jauna McGinnis to start the building grant.
The board discussed a salary increase for the clerk. Mary Lynn Worl motioned to change the clerk's pay to salary based for fiscal year 2005 and increase it by 10 percent over fiscal year 2004 budget amount. Motion seconded by Jerry Jensen and carried with the vote being Mary Lynn Worl and Jerry Jensen in favor, Garry Eiden opposing, and Bill Barney abstaining.
The board retired into executive session to discuss real estate and a personnel issue at 10:49 p.m.
Walt Bousman brought the meeting to order at 11:30 p.m., stating no action was taken.
Bill Barney motioned to drop Jessica Covell from the health insurance and appraise her of the option of COBRA if she chooses. Motion seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously. Jauna McGinnis was directed to write a letter addressing the money owed in order to set up a payment plan.
EARLY MECHANICAL SOLUTION
The early mechanical package cost estimate of $40-$60,000 will actually cost $150,000. The unit is $60,000. Jauna McGinnis reported the concerns of Bob Johnson of Bridger Mechanical, in that there will be a loss of approximately $30,000 in duct work. Since there is already an air conditioning solution in place and the heating system is still working, this solution would not be necessary. Jerry Jensen motioned to not proceed with the early mechanical solution. Motion seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously.
Jerry Jensen reviewed the check registers for accountability of checks. No discrepancies were noted. Jerry Jensen motioned to pay the bills as presented. Motion seconded by Garry Eiden and carried unanimously authorizing vouchers for payroll and vendors numbered 3979 through 4060, DD4224-10 through DD4224-33, DD4240-1 through DD4240-6, EFT4225-217 and EFT4243-1, totaling $206,611.13.
Without any further business, Jerry Jensen motioned to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by Mary Lynn Worl and carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned 11:45 p.m.
Respectfully submitted this 13th day of September, 2004
Sublette County Rural Health Care District Board of Trustees
Walt Bousman, Chairman
Jauna M. McGinnis, Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner Aug. 19, 2004.
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