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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR REstaurant LIQUOR LICENSE
Notice is hereby given on the 31st day of August, 2005, Michael and Lorraine Gatzke applied for an application for a renewal of a restaurant liquor license in the office of the clerk of the Town of Big Piney, Wyoming, for the following described place and premises, to wit: Wood building located on lots 13, 14 and 15 of block 12 of C.P. McGlashan’s first addition to the Town of Big Piney, Wyoming, and protests, if any, against the issuance of this license will be heard Oct. 4, 2005, at 7 p.m. at the town hall in the council chambers in Big Piney, Wyoming.
/s/ Vickie Brown
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2005.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PATRICIA BACA STERCK, )
DOUGLAS FRANKLIN STERCK, )
Civil Action No. 2005-6718
NOTICE OF SALE
HEREBY TAKE NOTICE:
Under and by virtue of a judgment and decree of foreclosure issued out of the District Court of the Ninth Judicial District in and for Sublette County, State of Wyoming, on 2nd of September, 2005, in the above entitled action, wherein Patricia Baca Sterck obtained judgment for all amounts due and owing her under certain mortgages in the recited amounts of $580,000.00 plus interest of $38,931.51, costs of foreclosure in the amount of $1,211.01 plus continuing costs and interest, and attorney’s fees against Defendant, Douglas Franklin Sterck, I am commanded to sell the following parcel of property, to-wit:
All that portion of Lot 2, Section 6, T33N-R109W, 6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming, lying easterly of the easterly right of way of the Industrial Site County Road No. 23-190 Second Extension, a Sublette County road of record in the Office of the Clerk of Sublette County in Book 77 of Miscellaneous Records on Page 106; containing 27.27 acres, more or less;
All that portion of the SW1/4NE1/4 of Section 6, T33N-R109W, 6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming, lying easterly of the easterly right of way of the Industrial Site County Road No. 23-190 Second Extension, a Sublette County road of record in the Office of the Clerk of Sublette County in Book 77 of Miscellaneous Records on Page 106; containing 38.82 acres, more or less.
Notice is hereby given that on Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at the south front door of the Sublette County Courthouse, in the Town of Pinedale, State of Wyoming, at the hour of 10 a.m., I will in accordance with said judgment and decree of foreclosure, sell the above described tract of property and apply the proceeds to satisfy the judgment Patricia Baca Sterck, said tract shall be sold to the highest bidder for cash, certified funds or other funds acceptable to the undersigned. The purchaser at said sale will be entitled to a certificate of sale on the date of the sale and a sheriff’s foreclosure deed at the end of the statutory redemption period if the property is not redeemed during said redemption period.
DATED this 7th day of September, 2005.
BARDY BARDIN, Sheriff
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 15, 22, 29 and Oct. 6, 2005.
LIEN SALE NOTICE
The contents of the following storage units will be sold at auction on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at 4 p.m. The location of the sale is Alsade Storage, 1 Alsade Dr., Marbleton, Wyo. (Highway 189 and 7th Street East). Written rules of the auction will be provided to all bidders. Lessees may redeem their units prior to the auction.
UNITS TO BE SOLD
No. 42 Carla Hill
No. 85 Robert Saunders
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 22 and 29, 2005.
TOWN OF PINEDALE
BOX 709 – PINEDALE, WYO., 82941
CALL FOR BIDS
The Town of Pinedale will be accepted 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 Pinedale 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, Oct. 10, 2005, at which time they till be opened and read aloud. Bids will be awarded at the regular 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 all bids.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6, 2005.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Groathouse Construction Inc., and Sublette County School District No. 1 request supplier and pre-qualified subcontrator bids for work on the new transportation facility for Sublette County School District No. 1, Pinedale, Wyo.
Bids will be accepted for Bid Package 2A.1 Roadway and Pad Development on Sept. 27, 2005.
All other bid packages will be accepted on Oct. 18, 2005.
Bids may be faxed to 307-367-4626 until 2 p.m. on the date of the bid. Sealed bids will be accepted at Sublette County School District No. 1 office, 101 East Hennick, Pinedale, Wyo, 82941, until 3 p.m. on the date of the bid, at which time bids will opened and read aloud.
Five-percent preference is hereby given to subcontractors, supplies, equipment, machinery and provisions produced, manufactured, supplied or grown in Wyoming, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the state as provided in WS 16-6-101 through 16-6-107.
All prospective subcontractors must be pre-qualified.
Mechanical and electrical bidders must provide 5 percent bid bond. Successful mechanical and electrical bidders will be required to provide 100 percent payment and performance bonds. Site visits may be arranged by contacting Jim Mackey at 307-745-4119.
Pre-qualification forms accepted up to 10 days prior to bid. Plans will be available from Groathouse Construction. To receive a pre-qualification form and bidding information, fax or e-mail request to: Groathouse Construction Inc., 307-742-7124 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org or visit wwww.groathouse.com to download forms and list of bid packages.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 22, 29 and Oct. 6, 2005.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION
Take notice that on September 15th, 2005, an application for decree of distribution of real property of Elden E. Krauss, deceased, was filed in the District Court of Sublette County, Wyoming, Ninth Judicial District, Probate No. 2005-1959.
Decedent died August 6, 2005, owning an interest in real property described as: a part of lot 46 of the Tyler Subdivision, Sublette County, Wyoming, adjacent to tract 43 of the Tyler Subdivision described as follows: a triangular portion of tract 46 of the Tyler Subdivision, bounded on the east by the west line of tract 43; on the west by the west line of the Tyler Subdivision; and on the north by a continuation of the north line of said tract 43.
The court shall consider the application on the 3rd day of October, 2005, 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 15th day of September, 2005.
/s/ Brenda Kennedy
Clerk of District Court Deputy
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 22 and 29, 2005.
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE ) ss.
TOWN OF PINEDALE )
The Town Council of the Town of Pinedale met in regular session, Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, at 6:30 p.m., in the town hall. Those present: Rose Skinner, Nylla Kunard, Barbara Boyce, Miriam Carlson and Gary Heuck. Also present: John Mackey; Sally Mackey; Barb Pfaff; Tina Rock; Paul Rock, Robert Brita, Chris House and Janet Montgomery, representing the Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board; Judy Peternell; Carl Peternell; Bardy Bardin, Sublette County Sheriff; Mark Eatinger and Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering; Bill Lane, representing Stantec; J.T. Johnston, M.D, Sublette County Health Officer; Mitch Paris, representing Paris Construction; Monte B. Skinner; Susie Kramer; Carmel Kail; Don Davis and Jason Meyers, representing Worthington, Lenhart and Carpenter, Inc.; Sheri Ramsey; Pat Jackson; Robert B. Maw; Martha Ptasnik; Clint Gilchrist; West Johnston, representing the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department; John Godfrey; Ron Brown and Randy Hubbard, representing the public works department; Laurie Latta, mayor’s assistant; Noah Brenner and Debbie Munson, representing the Pinedale Roundup; and Isabel Rucker, representing the Sublette Examiner.
The meeting was brought to order. Motion by Carlson to approve the minutes of the Aug. 22 and Aug. 31 meetings as written. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Julie Early, Animal Control Officer, not present.
Ron Brown, public works director, reported the monthly activities of the public works department.
Laurie Latta, mayor’s assistant, reported her monthly activities.
Mark Eatinger, representing Victor McMurry, presented a request to connect to the town’s sewer and water lines for Lot 27, Pine Creek Subdivision, second filing, located in the county. After discussion, motion by Carlson to allow a sewer and water connect for Lot 27, Pine Creek Subdivision, second filing, for the McMurrys. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Skinner asked if anyone was present to discuss vacating Mill Street. No one was present.
Laurie Latta, representing the Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board, presented Shamrock Enterprises preliminary plat for approval for amended plat of lots 1 through 8, east of the Lee Ditch Centerline Block 4 of the Triangle Addition to the Town of Pinedale and the creation of lots 12 through 24, block 4, Triangle Addition. Latta reported the zoning board had approved the preliminary plat contingent on Ed Wood, town attorney and the consulting engineer’s approval of the plat. Motion by Boyce to accept the preliminary plat for Shamrock Enterprises based on them doing the corrections brought before the Planning and Zoning Board. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Ed Wood, town attorney, gave an update on the status of the Town Shop/Dog Pound Project.
Bill Lane, representing Stantec, and Randy Hubbard, representing the public works department, gave an update on the Sewer Lagoon Rehabilitation Project. Lane presented change order no. 1: change pond liner thickness from 60 to 36 mls; eliminating the concrete slurry in duct banks, replace with a sand material; elimination of PVC pipe painting, will mark pipe with vinyl tape for identification; eliminate carpet flooring, maintain concrete surface; eliminate standing seam roof, utilize pro panel seam as alternate; eliminate plastic laminate for surface of cabinet, utilize melamine as alternate; change in vendor on project; share an office trailer contractor/engineer; add twenty-eight days to contract time; allow up to $90,000 for 4 percent State of Wyoming sales tax on permanent materials; a net increase of $7,000. After discussion, motion by Heuck to approve change order no. 1 with Hydro Construction Company for the Sewer Lagoon Rehabilitation Project. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Mark Eatinger, representing Rio Verde Engineering and Mitch Paris, representing Paris Construction Management, presented Vista Grande’s, LLC plans for a 100 unit extended stay motel to be located at 1133 Highway 191. Latta, representing the Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board, discussed the zoning board concerns of meeting the fire codes, highway ingress and egress issues, what the large unnamed building on the site plan might be, parking , diesel truck parking, water and sewer . Heuck questioned the size of the culvert under Pine Street. Tom Johnston, Sublettte County Health Officer, expressed his concerns of air quality. Ed Wood, town attorney, stated the objective of this building permit meets the town’s ordinances. Bardy Bardin, Sublette County Sheriff, said his office is neither for nor against the project, his officers would have to deal with the larger traffic flow and potential increase in calls for service. Bardin expressed concerns for fire safety as well. John Godfrey, a concern citizen, expressed his concerns with the rush of the project, the health and safety issues and the long-term effects. John Mackey, a concerned citizen, questioned the rush of the project. Richard Kail, a concerned citizen, expressed his concerns. Chris House, Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board Member, stated they had asked for a building permit and have met all the requirements. Paul Rock, Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board member, discussed the impact and social concerns with the project. Wes Johnston, representing the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department, stated the fire department does not have a large enough truck to deal with a three-story fire. Ron Brown, public works director, stated the town’s sewer and water system was adequate to handle this project. Robert Maw, a concerned business owner, discussed the importance of building codes. Carmel Kail, a member of the Pinedale Anticline Working Group, stated they have a socio-economic group and are currently addressing housing and asked about a commercial moratorium. Wood discussed moratoriums. After hearing the public comments the Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board convened to a special meeting to consider the building permit.
Mayor Skinner presented Mary Ann Mentser’s request for a letter from the town giving their approval for the application to rezone 50.3 acres from A-1 to R-R 6000 square feet minimum to be heard by the county prior to being heard by the Town. Motion by Heuck to write a letter to the county on Mary Ann Mentser’s behalf signed by the mayor in that effect. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Mayor Skinner discussed an incident of a plane landing without landing gear at the airport and the need for additional training for the fire department. After discussion, motion by Heuck to allow the Pinedale Airport Board to finance training for the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department through the Casper Fire Department. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering, gave an update on the Sublette Avenue Sewer and Water Rehabilitation Project. After discussion, motion by Carlson to hire Worthington, Lenhart and Carpenter, Inc. to design the Bob Harrower drainage from B Street south. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously. After discussion, motion by Heuck to hand Rio Verde Engineering a formal request for information on elevations and information for the Bob Harrower drainage. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering, gave an update on HK Constructions’s chip-seal repairs of the town streets. After discussion, motion by Carlson to do the street repairs in the amount of $26, 698.50. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Carlson to approve Ordinance 375, an ordinance of the Town of Pinedale, Wyoming amending Chapter 2.08, Section 2.08.010, of the Pinedale Municipal Code by modifying the time of the regular scheduled meeting of the town council, on the third reading. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Kunard to sign the contract for service with the Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Carlson to approve the IRS mileage rate increase to 48.5 cents a mile between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 2005. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
After discussion, motion by Heuck to put the town fuel out for bid and have Racich advertise. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Carlson reported the PAWG Socioeconomic Committee had an analyst and needed temporary office space for him. Council was agreeable to give permission for him to be located in the town hall. Ed Wood, town attorney, discussed Vista Properties, LLC proposal providing legal easement to the Town of Pinedale in exchange for the town paying for the completion of that section of Wilson Street. Motion by Heuck to authorize Mr. Wood to negotiate the $25,000 for the easement and construction of the completion of Wilson Street. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
The following bills were presented for payment:
Phylis Stevens 850.00; A to Z Copier Service 1,155.00; A to Z Hardware 86.59; American Linen 68.00; Aramark 341.40; Big J’s Auto Parts 485.86; Bucky’s Outdoors 13.30; Country Lane Groceries & Gas 1,942.97; DPC Industries, Inc.816.13; Faler’s General Store 272.94; Wayne Fornstrom 825.00; Hydro Construction 357,300.00; Ivie Electric 523.00; Liberty 310.45; Mattew Bender 42.45; Pacific Power 4,605.65; Petty Cash/Patty Recheck 27.07; Phillips 66 48.52; Pinedale Auto. Supply 102.85; Pinedale Natural Gas 556.20; Plainsman 177.09; Rio Verde Engineering 16,869.69; Rocky Mountain Wash 7.20; Rocky Mt. Turf & Indust Equip 1,139.74; Scott Machinery Company 53.00; Mary Sour 106.67; Stantec Consulting 19,572.20; Sublette County 44.00; Sublette County Ski/Snowboard 525.00; Sublette Examiner 155.00; Sweetwater Co Health Services 880.00; The Fire Extinguisher Guy/Gal 186.00; The Tire Store 36.95; Tools Unlimited 342.00; Walker’s Agri-Service 103.02; WAM 40.00; Waxie Sanitary Supply 150.75; Western Plains Machinery Co. 2,290.89; Wilson Bros. Construction 131,911.15; Wind River Web Services, LLC 25.00; Ralph Wood, Attorney; WYDOT 722.01; Wyoming Analytical 410.00; wyoming.com, LLC 79.95; Ron Orcutt 176.42; Melvin Bradish 151.50; Susan Meyer 151.50; Stephen Smith 151.50; Carol Kruse 151.50; Steve Jerald 151.50; Dennis and Martha Seipp 151.50; John Kochnever 386.60; David Siefkes 151.50; Bill Tanner 193.30.
Motion by Heuck to pay the bills as presented. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Heuck to adjourn. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned 9:15 p.m.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 29, 2005.
Town of Pinedale
June 30, 2005
Town of Pinedale’s Revenue
Taxes, Royalties Charges for Service
Motor Vehicle Tax $ 45,435.86 Fire Department $ 67,449.00
Sales and Use Tax 2,628,337.43 Franchise Fees 42,403.83
Cigarette Tax 15,299.53 —————-
Gasoline Tax 43,454.74 Total $ 109,852.83
Lodging Tax 113,568.28
Town 8 Mile Levy 116,122.28
Total $ 2,962,218.12 Fines and Forfeitures
Court Costs $ 1,249.05
Licenses, Permits Court Fines 12,957.00
Dog Licenses/Impound $ 3,127.00 —————-
Building Permits 21,364.00 Total $ 14,206.05
Liquor Licenses 11,900.00
————— Miscellaneous Revenue
Total $ 36,391.60 Interest $ 117,894.71
Intergovernmental Revenue —————-
Mineral Royalty $ 150,319.04 Total $ 134,089.72
Mineral Severance 63,079.37
Park Development 64,955.00
School District 52,500.00
State Funding 88,106.00
Special Revenue/Sidewalk 46,000.00 Total Fund Revenue $3,718,814.18
Total $ 464,959.41
Utility Revenue Utility Fund
Farm Loan Grants $ 168,667.62 Sewer Rents $ 125,868.82
Miscellaneous 815.45 Sewer Connect Fee 108,264.00
Water Connect Fees 102,464.00 Holding Tank 6,900.00
Water Rents 280,408.16 Farm Loan Grants 71,869.00
Water Bulk Sales 120.00 —————-
Water Meters 14,400.00 Total Fund Revenue$ 312,900.82
Late Fee 528.85
Total Fund Revenue $ 567,404.08
Town Administration $ 412,566.99
Municipal Court 14,567.35
Animal Control 35,509.49
Police 238,345.92 Water Fund
Fire 167,238.59 Expenditures $ 471,241.39
Streets 337,501.26 Sewer Fund
Sanitation 2,360.00 Expenditures $ 612,847.28
Mosquito Control 19,769.20 Total Liabilities and Equity
Recreation 8,255.78 Water Fund $4,006,770.65
Parks 83,329.74 Total Liabilities and Equity
Planning 16,424.50 Sewer Fund $ (553,835.12)
Public Works /
Total Fund Expenditures $ 2,060,332.49
Combined Cash Accounts
1st Natl Bank Se/Wa $ 519,860.26
1st Natl Bank 56,563.00 Total Assets $ 6,676,828.53
WYO Star Water 988,739.95 Total Liabilities 217,559.42
WYO Star Sewer 866,661.44 Total Liabilities and
WYO Star General 2,349,637.49 Equity 6,676.828.53
WY Government Fund 2,229,125.16
Petty Cash 100.00
Total $ 7,010,687.00
Published in the Sublette Examiner Sept. 29, 2005.
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