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NOTICE OF FINAL
PAYMENT TO CONTRACTOR
Notice is hereby given that the Pinedale Airport Board, Sublette County, Wyoming, has accepted work as completed according to the plans and specifications set forth in the agreement between the Pinedale Airport Board and Teletractors, Incorporated, pursuant to the Project Manual for the Maintenance Building Foundation and Floor Project, and that Teletractors, Incorporated is entitled to final settlement therefore. On December 20, 2006, being the forty-first day after the first publication of this notice, the Pinedale Airport Board will pay to Teletractors, Incorporated, all amounts and balance due under said agreement.
Dated this 1st day of November, 2006
Pinedale Airport Board
P.O. Box 1766
Pinedale, Wyo. 82941
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 9, 16 and 23, 2006.
NOTICE OF FINAL
PAYMENT TO CONTRACTOR
Notice is hereby given that Sublette County, Wyoming, has accepted work as completed according to the plans and specifications set forth in the agreement between Sublette County and HK Contractors, Inc., pursuant to the Project Manual for 2006 Sublette County Chip Seal Project, and that HK Contractors, Inc. is entitled to final settlement therefore. On December 27, 2006, being the forty-first day after the first publication of this notice, Sublette County will pay to HK Contractors, Inc. all amounts and balance due under said agreement.
Dated this 13th day of November, 2006.
P.O. Box 250
Pinedale, Wyo. 82941
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 16, November 23 and 30, 2006.
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE)
OF LINNIE P. LAIN, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE NO. 2006-1996
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR DECREE ESTABLISHING RIGHT AND TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that on Nov. 8, 2006, CHARLOTTE L. BRINKERHOFF filed an Application For Decree Establishing Right And Title To Real Property requesting that the court enter a decree setting over certain real property from LINNIE P. LAIN to CHARLOTTE L. BRINKERHOFF, KAY LAIN, RON LAIN, BOB LAIN and DON LAIN.
In said application CHARLOTTE L. BRINKERHOFF alleges:
1. That the decedent, LINNIE P. LAIN, died on Dec. 24, 1999, in Teton County, State of Wyoming leaving real property owned in her name in Sublette County, Wyoming; that CHARLOTTE L. BRINKERHOFF, KAY LAIN, RON LAIN, BOB LAIN and DON LAIN are the surviving children of the decedent and that the decedent died intestate.
2. That CHARLOTTE L. BRINKERHOFF, KAY LAIN, RON LAIN, BOB LAIN and DON LAIN are the children of the decedent and the sole heirs at law of decedent. The decedent left no surviving spouse.
3. That thirty (30) days have elapsed since the death of the decedent.
4. That the entire estate of the decedent, both real and personal, did not exceed One Hundred Fifty Thousand and No/100 ($150,000.00) dollars.
5. That no application for appointment of a personal representative for the estate of the decedent is now pending or has been granted in any jurisdiction.
6. That the decedent owned certain real property in Sublette County, Wyoming, to-wit:
Lots Seventeen (17), Eighteen (18), Nineteen (19) and Twenty (20), Block Nine (9) of the C.P. MacGlashan’s, First Filing, Addition to the Town of Big Piney, Sublette County, Wyoming as the same appears on the official map or plat thereof as filed for record in the office of the County Clerk and Ex-Officio Register of Deeds for Sublette County, Wyoming;
TOGETHER WITH all improvements and appurtenances thereunto appertaining;
The value of this property is less than One Hundred Fifty Thousand and No/100 ($150,000.00) Dollars.
7. That CHARLOTTE L. BRINKERHOFF, KAY LAIN, RON LAIN, BOB LAIN and DON LAIN are entitled to have said real property set over to them due to the laws of intestate succession in Wyoming.
8. That there are no other distributees or heirs of the decedent having any right to succeed to said real property under probate proceedings.
Anyone having an objection to said application should file it with the Clerk of District Court, Sublette County, Wyoming prior to 12/1/06.
DATED this ________ day of ____________________, 20____.
/s/ Marilyn M. Jensen
CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 16 and 23, 2006.
NOTICE OF MEETING
The Sublette County Predator Management District Board will hold a business meeting on Friday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. in the board meeting room at the Sublette County Library in Pinedale. Livestock producers are invited to attend.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 23, 2006.
ANNEXATION BLOOM RANCH
January 8, 2007 • 5:30 p.m.
Pinedale Town Hall
Said lands are located in the SE1/4 NE1/4 and NE1/4 SE1/4, Section 4, Section 4, T.33N., R.109W., of the 6th P.M. Sublette County, Wyoming and are contained within Lot 1, Park Lot Division, Sublette County, Wyoming, being more particularly as follows;
Beginning at the southeast corner of said SE/4 NE/4; Thence from said point of beginning S.81°29’00”W., along the north line of a tract of land owned by Lucius Morgan, a distance of 116.98 feet, to the northwest corner of said tract; Thence S.88º55’58” W., a distance of 669.99 feet, to a point of the east line of the Redstone Fourth Addition of the Town of Pinedale, said point being also on the centerline of Agate Street; Thence along the east line of said Redstone Fourth Addition, N.07°14’19”W., 30.00 feet; Thence N.14º58’19”W., 413.48 feet; Thence N.30°15’03”E., 252.87 feet; Thence N59º44’57”W., 100.00 feet, to a point on the east line of the Redstone Second Addition of the Town of Pinedale; Thence along the east line of said Redstone Second Addition, N.30°27’41”E., a distance of 239.92 feet (Record N.30ºE., 240.00 feet), to the northeast corner of said Redstone Second Addition; Thence along the boundary of the Pinedale Town Park, N.30°15’03” E., 264.46 feet (Record N.30º02’16” E., 264.48 feet); Thence S.52°47”19” E., 50.17 feet (Record S.52º53’E.): Thence S77°41’34” E., 322.82 feet (Record S.77º41” E., 324.9 feet); Thence S.05°20’00” E., 117.9 feet; Thence S.46º07’00” E., 311.7 feet, to a point on the east line of the SE/4 NE/4 of Section 4; Thence S.00°07’00” E., 664.81 feet to the point of beginning, containing 18.19 acres.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 22nd, 24th 2006
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE ) ss.
TOWN OF PINEDALE )
The town council of the Town of Pinedale met in regular session Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at 5:30 p.m., in the town hall. Those in attendance: Jim Parker, Pinedale Airport Manager; Cheyenne Stone and Wes Wilson, representing Wilson Brother Construction; Meghan Thoreau, Planning and Zoning Administrator; Julie Early, Animal Control Officer; Jim Whinnery, Hayes Randol and Bardy Bardin, representing the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office; Clint Gilchrist and Dawn Ballou, representing Pinedale Online; Paul Rock, Robert Brito, Barbara Boyce, representing the Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board; Ruth Neely, Pinedale Municipal Judge; Brian Gray, representing Worthington, Lenhart and Carpenter; Rick Doliite, representing G.E. Johnson; Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering; Geoff Sell, representing Shell; Jamison Ziegler, representing Z Construction; Daniel Hamann; Mike Kudar; Ben Cannon, representing the Pinedale Roundup; and Jennifer Belknap representing the Sublette Examiner.
Mayor Smith brought the meeting to order. Present on roll call: Gary Heuck, David Smith, Stephen Smith, Nylla Kunard and Chris House.
Motion by David Smith to approve the minutes of the Oct. 9 and Oct. 20 meetings as written. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Julie Early, animal control officer, reported the monthly activities of the animal control department.
Ron Brown, public works director, reported the monthly activities of the public works department.
Meghan Thoreau, planning and zoning administrator, and Robert Brito, representing the Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board, were present to discuss the proposed Rendezvous Pointe garage, to be located on lot 2 block 3 Taylor Addition and easement portion of block 3, Faler Addition, to be an accessory use for Rendezvous Pointe. Thoreau discussed the proposed accessory-use garage was not on the same lot as Rendezvous Pointe, which the town ordinance requires that an accessory use building is to be on the same property as the higher use which the accessory use pertains to, the Sublette Center proposing using part of the garage as a bus storage, although it is a separate entity from Rendezvous Pointe. Brito informed the council the planning and zoning board had unanimously recommended the approval of the project with the stipulations that all drawing and specification updates are delivered to the town hall, a re-plat is to be done to ensure that the proposed accessory use garage resides within the property line of Rendezvous Pointe, and the contours and surface drainage be addressed on blue prints delivered to the town hall. After discussion, motion by Kunard to accept Rendezvous Pointe’s proposed garage with the stipulations the planning and zoning recommended and all subject to the council’s approval before ground is broken. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Bardy Bardin, Hayes Randol and Jim Whinnery, representing the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office, reported the monthly activities of the sheriff’s department.
Jim Parker, Pinedale airport manager, reported the monthly activities of the airport. Motion by House to file an application with Sublette County Planning and Zoning Administrator to change the zoning for the Pinedale airport from light industrial to heavy industrial. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by David Smith to approve Zane and Chris White drilling a water well on hangar lot 2 located at the Pinedale airport. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Heuck to approve the building plans for an 80’ x 80’ hangar to be constructed at the airport on lot 24 leased to David M. Smith and write a standard letter of such approval to the county planning and zoning administrator. Motion seconded. Heuck voted aye, Kunard voted aye, House voted aye, and David Smith abstained. Motion carried.
Motion by Kunard to approve the building plans for the 80’ x 80’ hangar to be construction on lot 25 leased to Golden Eye LLC and write a standard letter of such approval to the county planning and zoning administrator. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Mike Kudar, Jamison Ziegler and Daniel Hamann were present to discuss a proposed multi-dwelling development planned for Redstone 9th Addition. Kudar discussed the proposed high-density townhouse development with a proposed individual lot with a minimum width of 18’ instead of the present individual lot width minimum of 24’. After lengthy discussion council motion by David Smith to leave the townhouse development requirements as it is. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering, gave an update on the Tyler Avenue Waterline Rehabilitation Project, the Sublette Avenue Sewer and Water Rehabilitation Project and the Sublette Avenue Valley Pan Project. Seehafer reported the Notice of Final Payment for the projects was starting the 41 days advertisement. Wes Wilson, representing Wilson Brothers Construction, requested the council consider reducing the retainage 75 percent that is being held on the three projects. After lengthy discussion, motion by David Smith to drop the retainage to 5 percent on all three projects and advertise for the 41 days for notice of final payment. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Alvin Mitchell, chief of the Pinedale Volunteer Fire Department, discussed increasing the present requirement of 125 PSI to 225 PSI, the Wyoming Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety’s standard, for water mains in the Town of Pinedale. Mitchell discussed safety concerns with hazardous fuel transfer and the present commercial setback requirements. Council recommended that Mitchell attend a Pinedale Planning and Zoning Board meeting. Mitchell also discussed the funding of a platform fire truck.
Geoff Sell, representing Shell Rocky Mountain Production, discussed concerns with the truck traffic on streets in Pinedale and stated he would be willing to work with the town to get this matter resolved. Sell agreed to attend the Pinedale planning and zoning meeting and invite other members of the industry to attend the meeting.
Mayor Smith discussed the letters addressing safety concerns with the groundcover under the play area in Boyd Skinner Memorial Park. The council agreed to consider alternate ground cover.
Motion by House to approve the service contract with the Sublette County SAFV Task Force in the amount of $1,155. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Kunard to approve the contract for service with the Sublette County Ski and Snowboard Association in the amount of $750. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering, presented a request from Solitude Investment LLC for the Town of Pinedale to share 50 percent of the cost of the construction of a valley pan at 215 Country Club Lane, the total amount of the valley pan being $5,280. After discussion motion by Heuck to approve 50 percent of the valley pan in the amount of $2,640 and any excess in the cost will be taken care of by Solitude Investment LLC. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Heuck to approve Ordinance 399, an ordinance of the Town of Pinedale, Wyoming amending Section 15.04.040 of Chapter 15.04 of the Pinedale Municipal Code to establish a time frame for filing building permit applications which must be referred to the Planning and Zoning Commission of the Town of Pinedale, on the second reading. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
The following bills were presented for payment:
Brandon Scurlock 151.50; Dennis Hamon 151.50; Lee Johanson 151.51; Wind River Resorts 344.80; Barney Thomas 151.50; Ward Wise 151.50; Thomas Tear 151.50; Thomas Jensen 151.50; Leslie Gearges 151.50; Darrell Walker 151.50; Kathryn Roberts 150.00;Country Lane Groceries & Gas 427.33; Energy Laboratories 165.00; Flying Phoenix Interstate 5,000.00; HACH 1,244.00; Hacso Tag Company 46.78; Hitching Post Inn 60.00; Holiday Inn of Thermopolis 80.00; IIMC 150.00; Intermountain Electric Service 664.56; City of Kemmerer 259.97; Mattew Bender 42.90; Nagel Warren Madison B & B 210.00; Northern Safety Co., Inc. 46.66; Northern Tool & Equipment 226.04; NUTECH Environmental Corp 464.04; Petty Cash/Patty Racich 76.60; Premier Powerplant & Pumps 718.75; Public Safety Center, Inc. 32.12; R & E Computer Service 395.00; Patty Racich 139.84; RMT 12.40; Rock Springs Winnelson 183.32; Rocky Mountain Power 144.10; SAFV Tack Force 1,155.00; Sage & Snow Garden Club 563.29; David M. Smith 411.00; Stephen Smith 710.99; Stantec Consulting, Inc. 28,348.48; Sublette Communications 350.00; Sublette County Ski/Snowboard Assn 605.00; Team Laboratory Chemical 5,332.00; Twin “D” 10,132.95; Union Telephone Co. 258.05; W.W. Grainger 150.62; Water Development Commission 68,009.70; Waterworks, Inc.250.54; Willow Creek Framing 32.00; Wilson Bros. Construction 36,617.74; Worthington, Lenhart & Carpenter 2,547.50; Wyoming Analytical 180.00; Phyllis Stevens 850.00.
Motion by Heuck to pay the bills as presented with the addition of $3,000.00 to Randy Hubbard and the 5 percent reduction of retainage for Wilson Brothers Construction in the amount of $267,906.78. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by David Smith to Adjourn. Motion seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 23, 2006.
BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS
CONSERVATION COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF WYOMING
The following matters will come before this Commission on Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, 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, Wyo.
Cause No. 6, Order No. 1, Docket No. 533-2006, brought on the application of Shell Rocky Mountain Production LLC for an order from the commission under the rules and regulations of the Underground Injection Control Program for an aquifer exemption for the Fort Union Formation in a quarter mile radius of the bottomhole location of each of eight (8) proposed water disposal wells, located in Section 24, Township 30 North, Range 109 West, 6th P.M., Pinedale Anticline Field area, Sublette County, Wyoming; approval of use of the wells for disposal of water; and to take whatever other action the commission deems appropriate.
The following matters will come before this commission on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at 9 a.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. 1, Order No. 1, Docket No. 628-2006, brought on the application of EOG Resources, Inc., for an order creating approximate 640-acre drilling and spacing units and authorizing, as the permitted wells for each such drilling and spacing unit, two (2) horizontal wells, for the Frontier Formation underlying Sections 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17, Township 26 North, Range 112 West, 6th P.M., and Sections 34 and 35, Township 27 North, Range 112 West, 6th P.M., Big Piney Field, Lincoln and Sublette Counties, Wyoming.
Cause No. 1, Order No. 1, Docket No. 629-2006, brought on the application of EOG Resources, Inc., for an order establishing an approximate 160-acre drilling and spacing unit and authorizing up to four (4) Mesaverde Formation wells in such drilling and spacing unit for the Mesaverde Formation underlying the NE1/4 of Section 33, Township 30 North, Range 113 West, 6th P.M., Big Piney Field, Sublette County, Wyoming.
Cause No. 3, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 632-2006, brought on the application of Yates Petroleum Corporation for an order approving the drilling of a third well, the Cacklin’ Lou State No. 16, to the Lance Formation underlying the SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 16, Township 30 North, Range 108 West, 6th P.M., and approving the directional drilling of said well; all 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 16th day of November, 2006
WYOMING OIL & GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION
/s/ Don J. Likwartz, Secretary
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 23, 2006.
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT WITHIN AND FOR SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
MARY DARLENE BLY, DECEASED
Probate No. 2006-1998
NOTICE OF PROBATE
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that on November 15, 2006, the estate of the above named decedent was admitted to probate by the above-named Court, and that Stacey Lynn Court was appointed personal representative thereof.
Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent or to his estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned at 510 South Main, Rock Springs, Wyoming.
Creditors having claims against the decedent or the estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers, in the office of the clerk of said court, on or before three months after the date of the first publication of this notice, which first publication is made on November 30, 2006, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.
DATED this 17th day of November, 2006.
Stephen K. Palmer
Palmer & LaBuda, P.C.
Attorneys at Law
510 South Main
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: (307) 362-1149
Published in the Sublette Examiner Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and 14, 2006.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION
ENLARGEMENT OF MOSQUITO
ABATEMENT NO. 2 IMPROVEMENT
& SERVICE DISTRICT
A special election shall be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2006, to enlarge the MOSQUITO ABATEMENT No. 2 IMPROVEMENT & SERVICE DISTRICT and to elect three temporary directors of the proposed enlarged district to serve until the next regular election. The election will be conducted by mail ballot.
The purpose of the proposed enlargement of the existing district will be to provide mosquito abatement.
A qualified voter is a person who is an owner of land in the district, including any corporation, partnership or association owning land in the district, provided the individual who casts the vote for a corporation, partnership or association presents written authorization to vote for the corporation, partnership, or association. No person is a qualified voter who is under eighteen (18) years of age, a mentally incompetent person, or who has been convicted of a felony and his civil rights have not been restored.
The boundaries of the proposed district, generally, are:
Part of Sections 3, 10, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 29, 30
Part of Sections 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
A map of the specific areas to be included in the proposed enlargement is available for inspection at the Office of the County Clerk.
Absentee voting will be permitted. If a majority of the electors voting in the election favor enlargement of the district, the county commissioners, by resolution, shall declare the district enlarged.
The electors shall also be for the purpose of electing three (3) temporary directors for the enlarged board. Nominations are as follows:
Sharon Schell, Fred Sanchez, Rose Sanchez
The sample ballot is as follows:
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner on November 23, 2006.
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