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Volume 4, Number 31 - October 28, 2004
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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE
Notice is hereby given that on the 30th day of Sept. 2004, VMD, LLC dba Stage Stop filed an application for a new restaurant liquor license in the Office of the Clerk of the Town of Pinedale, Pinedale, Wyoming, for the following description: 44 West Pine Street, Pinedale, Wyoming, and protests, if any there be, against the license, will be heard at the hour of 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at the Town Hall, 210 West Pine Street, Pinedale, Wyoming.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2004.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE
Notice is hereby given that on the 30th day of September, 2004, Carol Copeland applied for an application for a retail liquor license in the office of the clerk of the Town of Big Piney, Wyoming for the following described place and premises, to wit: Metal building located on lot 9, Block 3, of the original Townsite of the Town of Big Piney, Wyoming and protests, if any, against the issuance of this license will be heard Nov. 2, 2004, at 7 p.m. at the town hall in the council chambers in Big Piney, Wyoming.
Vickie Brown, Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner October 7, 14, 21, 28 and 2004.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE
Notice is hereby given on the 30th day of Sept., 2004, John Copeland applied for an application for a retail liquor license in the office of the clerk of the Town of Big Piney, Wyoming for the following described place and premises, to wit: concrete block building located on lots 7 and 8 of block 3 of the original Townsite of Big Piney, Wyoming, and protests, if any, against the issuance of this license will be heard Nov. 2, 2004, at 7 p.m. at the town hall in the council chambers in Big Piney, Wyoming.
/s/ Vickie Brown
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2004.
NOTICE OF CONTRACTOR’S
Notice is hereby given that on the 1st day of December, 2004, final settlement will be made with RS Bennett Construction Company, Inc. by the Big Piney-Marbleton Airport Board for AIP Project No. 3-56-0002-06 and State Project No. BPI-01B, and that any person, co-partnership, association or corporation who has an unpaid claim against said RS Bennett Construction Company, Inc. for or on account of the furnishing of labor, materials, team hire, sustenance, provision, provender or other supplies used or consumed by such contractor or any of the subcontractors in or about the performance of said work, may at any time up to the close of business on Nov. 30, 2004, file a verified statement of the amount due and unpaid on account of such claim with the Big Piney-Marbleton Airport Board.
Failure on the part of a claimant to file such statement prior to such final settlement will relieve said Big Piney-Marbleton Airport Board from all and any liability for such claimant’s claim.
Big Piney-Marbleton Airport Board
Published in the Sublette Examiner Oct. 21, 28, and Nov. 4, 2004.
OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
OCTOBER 19, 2004
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Sublette County Courthouse in Pinedale, Wyoming, on this date at 9 a.m. with Gordon Johnston, Bill Cramer, Betty Fear, Cat Urbigkit of the Sublette Examiner, Noah Brenner of the Pinedale Roundup, and Mary Lankford, county clerk, present.
The minutes of the preceding regular meeting of Oct. 5, 2004, were approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Fear and seconded by Commissioner Cramer. The motion carried.
Travis Sour, road and bridge superintendent, was commended by Chairman Johnston for the completion of the summer projects. Sour presented average daily traffic reports. An agreement for gravel with Jim Greenwood was referred to the county attorney for review.
After reviewing a letter for the Department of Audit regarding districts that have failed to submit annual financial reports, the board directed the county clerk to contact the districts and advise them to submit the requested reports.
The board discussed the appointment of the “At Large” member to the Upper Green River Joint Powers Water Board and suggested that the three member counties “draw straws” for the appointment, with the selected county filling the vacancy.
The board recessed the meeting for an executive session with Kathy Sechrist, Eric Sechrist, Ward Wise, Leanne Rellstab and Cyd Goodrich to discuss the acquisition of property for the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce.
The board reconvened the meeting.
Sechrist discussed the lodging tax language on the general election ballot and requested funding for public service ads from the board. The board denied the request.
Jay and Mary Warner presented a community service center proposal to be located in the recently vacated Hi-Country Senior Citizen Center. The board requested a rental agreement proposal.
The board participated in the conference call with John McKinley of Davis and Cannon, and discussed the dismissal of ExxonMobil’s sweet gas appeal. The taxes had been paid in April, in protest. McKinley informed the board that there is nothing to report, at this time, on the wolf litigation.
The following abatement petitions and affidavits of abatement of taxes were presented on petition from the county assessor and the State of Wyoming Board of Equalization: Wexpro Company, $441.25; McMurry Oil Company, $2,739.49; and EOG Resources, $10,030.49.
The board discussed hiring a caretaker for the fairgrounds and directed the county clerk to advertise the position.
Undersheriff Henry Schmidt reported on the first meeting of the Oversight Impact Committee.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on September 23, 2004, public hearing was held for the following:
1. It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to approve the preliminary plat for Hoback Ranches, Tract 10 and Tract 16-4 (E1/4, Tract 16), Sheet 7, to be know as Hoback Ranches, Fourteenth Filing, by Jim Linebarger, Tim Key, David Haight, and William B. Hyde to subdivide 29.03 acres into two lots, located in Section 1, T36N, R113W. The motion carried.
2. It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to approve the renewal of a conditional use permit by Joe’s Concrete , granted in September 2002, to operate a gravel pit with screening and a batch plant, on 10 acres, more or less, located in the NW1/4NE1/4, Section 16, T32N, R108W, with the following conditions:
a. The hours of operation are restricted to daylight hours.
b. The gravel pit shall be reclaimed to Wyoming state specifications. The surface of the reclaimed pit above the water table shall be top soiled and seeded in accordance with Wyoming state specifications.
c. There shall be no stockpile of materials at the completion of the gravel pit.
d. The conditional use permit for the gravel pit, screening, batch plant and hauling shall expire on October 19, 2005 (One year from the county commissioners’ approval.)
e. The operations and activities shall be set back a minimum of 50 feet from the property boundaries, with a 300-foot setback from the U.S. Highway 191 right-of-way line.
f. Sublette County Weed and Pest shall inspect the extraction area prior to the issuance of a zoning and development permit and the extraction area shall be free of noxious and designated weeds according to the Wyoming Weed and Pest Control Act of 1973 regional forage certifications standards.
g. All extraction areas and equipment shall be subject to ongoing inspections by the Sublette County Weed and Pest. If the extraction area or equipment is found to be in violation of the Wyoming Weed and Pest Control Act of 1973 regional forage certification standards, it shall be subject to quarantine.
h. All standing water within the pit area shall be considered a pond and permitted through the State Engineer’s Office.
i. The seven (7) criteria for gravel pit development listed in Chapter III, Section 38, Sublette County Zoning and Development Resolution shall be complied with.
j. The volume of the reverse beepers on the equipment will be decreased to the lowest allowable volume.
k. The DEQ needs to monitor the site and when required the applicant shall suppress dust on the roads.
l. The applicant shall upgrade the approach to widen it to thirty-five (35) feet with a fifty- (50) foot radius, with a culvert under the approach.
The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Fear-aye, and Johnston-nay.
3. It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to approve the conditional use permit application by Rickett’s Ranch, LLC, to create a guest ranch on 1,300 acres, more or less, zoned A-1, located at 607 Upper Hoback River Road, with the following condition:
a. The Conditional Use Permit for the proposed guest ranch will be for a period of five (5) years (from the date of the county commissioner’s approval) and expires in one year, if the permitted use is not commenced.
The motion carried.
4. It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to approve the conditional use permit application by PTI Premium Camp Services, JFC Engineers and Surveyors, and ASAP Construction, LLC, to construct and operate a worker’s camp on 4.546 acres, more or less, on Lot 14, Sand Draw Industrial Park, with the following conditions:
a. A permit to construct from DEQ must be obtained prior to placing any buildings or infrastructure on site.
b. The conditional use permit for the proposed workers’ camp will be for a period of five
(5) years (from the date of county commissioner’s approval) and expires in one year, if the permitted use has not commenced.
c. The applicant is to present a protocol on security, alcohol, firearms, and other social issues to the Board of County Commissioners and cooperate with the Oversight Impact Committee regarding rules and regulations and implementation of suggests for additional conditions for workers camps.
The motion carried.
5. It was moved by Commissioner Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Fear to approve the preliminary plat for Granite Peaks Estates Subdivision by Granite Peaks, LLC, to subdivide 64.02 acres, more or less, zoned R-R and R-R 5, into sixteen lots, located in the E1/2 of Section 29 and W1/2 of Section 28, T34N, R109W. The motion carried.
The board signed the Letter of Engagement with Leo Riley and Company for the FY04 Financial Audit.
Jerry Tully discussed the vacation of an easement on the east end of South Bench County Road. The matter was referred to the county attorney.
Undersheriff Henry Schmidt and Walt Bousman, representing the Rural Health Care District, discussed the construction of an ambulance barn on the Pinedale Clinic property and the use of the existing barn by Search and Rescue. The board directed the county clerk to advertise for design services for the project.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 32,854.96 /ALLEN EQUIPMENT INC. 124.69 / ALSCO-AMERICAN LINEN DIV 163.53 /AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION 268.00 / ANIMAL CLINIC OF PINEDALE PC 433.89 /A TO Z HARDWARE 546.39 /BILL BARNEY 15.00 / COLIN BARNEY 40.20 /MARYLISA BAXLEY 30.65 /BIG J’S AUTO PARTS INC. 213.37 / BIGTREE TELECOM 125.00 /BLEACHERS INTERNATIONAL INC 19,638.00 /BONNEVILLE BLUE PRINT SUPPLY 50.00 /BOULDER VETERINARY HOSPITAL 64.00 /JUDITH M. BOYLE, MD 2.00 /BIG PINEY LUBE & DETAIL 277.70 /BOULDER STORE & PUB 447.78 /C&H DISTRIBUTORS, LLC 237.32 /CASPER STAR TRIBUNE 100.00 /CENTERFIRE 66 35.55 / CHAMBERS DESIGN-BUILD INC. 198,998.49 /CHOICEPOINT BUSINESS & 30.00 / COWBOY SHOP 31.15 /DAY-TIMERS, INC. 31.98 /DENTAL CENTER/JAMES L. PLATTS 147.00 / DEW LUMBER CO. 98.90 /E & L MOTORS, INC. 543.95 /EAGLE STORAGE 55.00 /EIDEN’S CONSTRUCTION LLC 865.00 /MICHAEL F. ENRIGHT,PH.D. 275.00 /FALER’S GENERAL STORE 1,769.45 /F B MCFADDEN 692.35 /FCC CONSTRUCTION LLC 12,112.50 /1ST NATIONAL BANK OF PINEDALE 56.75 /FRANKLIN COVEY 728.04 /FRED PRYOR SEMINARS 179.00 /FRONTIER ELECTRIC INC. 5,268.20 /FRONTIER FORD 19,391.00 /GORDON’S CORNER AUTO CENTER 154.26 /ELIZABETH GREENWOOD 48.48 /HAMPTON INN 55.00 /HAPPY TRAILS CAFE 51.45 /SUBLETTE HI-COUNTRY SENIOR 11,371.00 /HITCHING POST INN 466.19 /HOGAN & ASSOCIATES 663,761.00 /ROBERT E. PENTON 100.00 /LISIA HUECKSTAEDT 540.00 /INTERMOUNTAIN ELECTRIC SERVICE,INC. 470.91 /ROXANNA JENSEN 100.00 /JOE’S LAWN SERVICE 24,669.66 /BARRY JOHNSON 271.26 /J. THOMAS JOHNSTON, MD 450.00 /BRISA JUAREZ 30.00 /KENWORTH SALES CO. INC. 107.68 /KEN SMALL CONST OF WY, INC 13,387.50 /KOCH CONSTRUCTION, INC. 2,560.00 /KUSTOM SIGNALS, INC. 409.21 /LAB SAFETY SUPPLY INC 64.31 /LAMERE CONCRETE INC. 14,000.00 /LB CABLE 39.40 /THE LEARNING CENTER 40,000.00 /LINCOLN COUNTY 10,000.00 /HOLDING’S LITTLE AMERICA 146.21 /L K REPAIR CORP 100.00 /LYLE SIGNS INC 308.65 /M & N EQUIPMENT, LLC 1,656.00 /MARBLETON - BIG PINEY CLINIC 635.52 /MARBLETON INN 65.35 /MASON & MASON, PC 240.00 /LEXISNEXIS MATTHEW BENDER 776.55 /MIDWAY MALL 30.61 /MMS 56.51 /MOBILE VISION 302.00 /JANET MONTGOMERY 171.13 /MSE ENVIRONMENTAL 29,727.00 /NATIONAL COLLEGE OF DISTRICT 550.00 /NELSON ENGINEERING, INC. 47,693.91 /NO HASSLE AUTO GLASS LLC 342.00 /NUTECH SPECIALTIES 624.60 /OAKWOOD HOMES 37,560.50 /OFFICE DEPOT 671.19 /OFFICE OUTLET 735.68 /PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT CO. 127.00 /PERFORMANCE OVERHEAD DOOR INC. 142.25 /PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 1,169.51 /PINEDALE DRUG 921.34 /PINEDALE GLASS INC. 781.91 /PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 3,393.43 /PINEDALE ROUNDUP 2,462.00 /PINEDALE SINCLAIR 46.77 /PINEDALE TRUE VALUE 116.01 /PITNEY BOWES 341.74 /PLAINSMAN PRINTING & SUPPLY 7,293.77 /U.S. POSTMASTER 171.93/ QUILL CORPORATION 578.31 /R & B CONTROLS INC. 558.00 /R & E COMPUTER SERVICE LLC 3,209.00 /KEVIN MITCHELL 30.95 /RIO VERDE ENGINEERING 4,516.75 /ROCKY MTN. HOME CENTER 2,766.28 /DUANE RUBERT 500.00 /TRISH RUSSELL 187.25 /SAGE & SNOW GARDEN CLUB 814.92 /SARGENT INC. 3,985.50 /HENRY SCHMIDT 64.73 /JAMES SCHMIDT 24.76 / SHADOW MOUNTAIN WATER OF WY 17.55 /ANNIE SONDGEROTH 46.28 /SPECTRUM ENGINEERS 2,150.00 /STEPP BY STEPP CONSTRUCTION 10,922.50 /STOCKMAN’S RESTAURANT 60.60 /SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 7,600.00 /SUBLETTE EXAMINER 2,594.95 /T & L SALVAGE & REPAIR 126.00 /TELETRACTORS, INC. 72,275.80 /TEXACO/SHELL 135.93 /THE TIRE DEN, INC. 2,566.33 /TOWN OF MARBLETON 38.78 /TRANS EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY CO. 3,800.00 /UNION TELEPHONE 739.61 /U.S. DEPT OF THE INTERIOR 2,576.01/ VIKING OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 182.66 /WYOMING ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY 250.00/ WYOMING BUSINESS REPORT 49.97 /WYOMING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY DIV 70.00 / WEST PAYMENT CENTER 1,986.40 /WESTERN STATES EQUIPMENT CO. 7,500.00 /WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE INC. 905.40 /WWF LLC 935.00 /WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 28,197.08 /WYOMING.COM 269.00 /WYO LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY 377.00 /DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT 9,634.13 /XEROX CORPORATION 1,360.89 /XEROX CORPORATION 728.40 / SHARRON LEE ZIEGLER 1,000.00
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned to 3:30 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 Oct. 28, 2004.
Sublette County Ballot Information
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.
You may register to vote at the polls if you are qualified and have proper identification. Proper identification is your Wyoming Driver’s License or your Social Security number and photo identification.
If you require assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to write, a person of your choice may give you assistance. Also, if you have questions regarding the accessibility 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 or 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, 36704372, 276-3827, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Absentee ballots may be requested through November 1, 2004, 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.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACE, PLEASE CALL YOUR COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE.
District 1, Precinct 1 – Pinedale The Commons, Wrangler 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
District 4, Precinct 1 – Cora Cora Store
District 4, Precinct 2 – Daniel Daniel Community Center
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 Oct. 28, 2004
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