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Volume 7, Number 41 - January 3, 2008
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OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
DECEMBER 18, 2007
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Sublette County Courthouse, Pinedale, Wyoming, on this date at 9:00 a.m. with Bill Cramer, John Linn, Joel Bousman, Tiffany Turner representing the Sublette Examiner, Jonathan Van Dyke of the Pinedale Roundup, and Mary Lankford, County Clerk present.
Chairman Bill Cramer led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The minutes of the preceding regular meeting of December 4, 2007, were approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn. The motion carried.
The official bonds for Elizabeth N. Cheeney, Bookkeeper for the Recreation Board, in the amount of $5,000, and Robert Cordes, Treasurer for the Boulder Lake Ranch Improvement District, in the amount of $5,000, were approved and ordered filed with the County Treasurer.
Randy Bolgiano presented a resolution for the Board’s consideration supporting water storage on the Green River. It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to adopt Resolution No. 07-10024C supporting the creation of water storage on the mainstem of the Green River. The motion carried.
Butch Penton, Road and Bridge Superintendent, reported on gravel crushing and hauling, snow plowing, and willow mowing.
Mark Eatinger, representing Rio Verde Engineering, reported on the Mickelson Lane wetland mitigation, and the development of a partnership for the construction of a turn lane on Ehman Lane at the Harber property.
Paul Scherbel discussed a proposal for the purchase of an easement from the State of Wyoming for the extension of the Reardon Draw road.
Tom Worden, representing the Redstone Upper Green River Subdivision, requested a sign on the County’s easement, which accesses the subdivision, stating “No Snowmobiling”. Public access was discussed. The Board directed County Planner Bart Myers to arrange a meeting with the Forest Service, Snowmobile Trails Program, Redstone Upper Green River Subdivision, Elk Ridge Lodge, and Sublette County to discuss the bridge in the subdivision across the Green River.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on December 13, 2007, a public hearing was held for a Federal Justice Assistance grant application for the purchase of equipment for Courtroom security in the District Courtroom and the Circuit Courtroom in the amount of $11,024.00. The following equipment is proposed for purchase with the grant funds: 4 wall mounted lockers, 2 magnascanners, 2 handheld metal detectors, and 2 under-carriage inspection mirrors, plus shipping. There being no objections, it was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn that the proposal presented would be the best use of the funds for Courtroom security in the District and Circuit Courtrooms. The motion carried.
Joan Mitchell, Director of Southwest Sublette Senior Citizens, and Bonnie Chambers, representing Chambers Design-Build, discussed need for the preparation of a master plan for the property purchased for a new senior center in Marbleton and possible senior housing. The Board approved the development of a master plan.
Chambers reported on progress of the Kendall Valley Fire Hall and the Marbleton FBO Hangar.
Jonathan Forman, Paralegal, presented a draft installment agreement for consideration for the funding provided to the Rural Health Care District for the construction of the clinics. The Board reviewed the agreement and requested that it be sent to the District for comments.
The Board directed Forman to prepare an agreement for each of the districts that participate in the County’s health insurance program, which will outline the payment schedule and financial responsibilities of each district.
The Board discussed the proposed Memorandum of Understanding with Sweetwater and Lincoln Counties for Veterans Services. County Clerk Mary Lankford reviewed the bills that have been received and discussed program accountability. The Board decided to schedule a meeting with Sweetwater County to resolve the ongoing issues, so that the MOU can be approved and signed.
In accordance with the public notice published in the Sublette Examiner on November 29, 2007, public hearing was held for the following:
The Board discussed the five conditions required to be satisfied for approval of the Sand Draw Industrial Park, Phase III Subdivision Preliminary Plat. Commissioner Linn discussed dust control and assessments to the property owners. It was moved by Commissioner Linn to approve the preliminary plat with the five conditions recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission, plus the condition to form an Improvement and Service District. The motion died, due to lack of a second. It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to approve the preliminary plat for Sand Draw Industrial Park, Phase III Subdivision with the following conditions:
a. A note is placed on the Final Plat regarding small waste water systems and water systems, as recommended by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
b. The applicant shall enter into a formal written agreement with the Wyoming Department of Transportation and Sublette county to install the required turn lanes by an agreed upon date. In addition, the applicant shall provide a cost estimate for the required turn lanes, subject to review and approval by the Wyoming Department of Transportation and post a financial surety in the amount of 150% of the approved cost estimate.
c. Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions applicable to Sand Draw Industrial Park, Phase III Subdivision shall contain provisions for an owners association and maintenance of subdivision roads. Language shall be placed in the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions stating that provisions related to the maintenance of subdivision roads shall not be amended without prior Board of County Commissioner approval.
d. Subdivision road construction and design drawing shall be submitted and approved by the County Planning Department prior to an application for Final plat being scheduled for public hearing.
e. An application by Sand Draw Phase III Subdivision for Final Plat shall not be scheduled for public hearing until all conditions associated with Preliminary Plat approval are fulfilled.
The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Bousman-aye, and Linn-nay.
It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to remove the following language from Chapter IV, Section 3 of the Sublette County Zoning and Development Regulations Resolution: The County shall not knowingly issue a permit which is in violation of private covenants upon the property. The motion carried, with the vote being: Linn-aye, Bousman-aye, and Cramer-nay.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to accept and act upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Upon vote, the motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Bousman-aye, and Linn-nay, and the following resolution was adopted:
RESOLUTION NO. 07-10023C
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AND APPROVING THE APPLICATION OF JOHN J. AND PENNY CHRISMAN TO RECLASSIFY AND REZONE 78 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, FROM A-1 DISTRICT TO I-L DISTRICT AND R-R 10 DISTRICT, LOCATED IN SECTIONS 18 & 19, T29N, R111W.
It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the preliminary plat for the Blackburn Subdivision, with the following conditions, as amended:
a. A note is placed on the Final Plat regarding small waste water systems and water systems, as recommended by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
b. Wildlife friendly fencing shall be required, as recommended by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. All screening, as required by the County Zoning and Development Regulations shall be in the form of trees or shrubs.
c. Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions applicable to Blackburn Subdivision shall be established prior to submittal of an application for final plat and shall contain provisions for an owners association and maintenance of subdivision roads. Language shall be placed in the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions stating that provisions related to the maintenance of subdivision roads shall not be amended without prior Board of County Commissioner approval.
d. The subdivision road on the western boundary of Lot 2 shall be centered in the easement.
e. Prior to approval of an application for final plat, a turn lane design and cost estimate shall be submitted to the Wyoming Department of Transportation for review. Upon review and approval by the Department of Transportation, the applicant shall include 150% of the cost of the turn lane construction in the financial surety provided to the County for infrastructure.
The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-nay, Bousman-aye, and Linn-aye.
It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the preliminary plat for Gannett Peak Subdivision, with the following conditions, as amended:
a. A note is placed on the Final Plat regarding small waste water systems and water systems, as recommended by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
b. Wildlife friendly fencing shall be required, as recommended by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
c. Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions applicable to Gannett Peak Subdivision shall be established prior to submittal of an application for final plat and shall contain provisions for an owners association and maintenance of subdivision roads. Language shall be placed in the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions stating that provisions related to the maintenance of subdivision roads shall not be amended without prior Board of County Commissioner approval.
The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Chairman Cramer to approve the preliminary plat for Hidden Hills Subdivision, with the following conditions:
a. A note is placed on the Final Plat regarding small waste water systems and water systems, as recommended by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
b. Language contained in the Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions providing for a homeowners association and the maintenance of subdivision roads shall not be amended without prior Board of County Commissioner approval.
The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Bousman-aye, and Linn-nay.
Chopper Grassell, representing Callaghan Cabinets & Millworks, requested the Board to consider sponsoring a Business Ready Communities grant for the expansion of his manufacturing business. Ray Sarcletti, Southwest Region Director of the Wyoming Business Council, explained the grant program and informed the Board that the grant would require a 10% match from the County. It is anticipated that the grant amount would be $3 million. A development and lease agreement would be required. It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to schedule a hearing for the grant application on January 3, 2008 and direct the County Clerk to make the public notice. The motion carried.
Rick Johnson and Bob McCarty, representing the Class II Road Committee, discussed Cutoff Road, Ridge Road, and Hoback Ranches. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve Cutoff Road and Ridge Road for feasibility inspection. The motion carried. Johnson discussed the future role of the Committee.
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: Ultra Resources, Inc., $26,314.07; Ultra Resources, Inc., $7,284.47; McMurry Oil Company, $24,534.07; Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., $2,487.64; and EOG Resources, $2,920.30.
The Board reviewed a proposal from Forsgren Associates, Inc. for a master plan for sewer and water for the Marbleton Airport, Fairgrounds, and proposed Marbleton Industrial Park facilities in the amount of $14,500. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the proposal and its funding. The motion carried.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
ADVANCED POLICE SOFTWARE INC. 1,995.00 / AIRGAS INTERMOUNTAIN, INC. 89.43
ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 2,611.00 / ALSCO 148.25 /ANIMAL CLINIC OF PINEDALE PC 370.50 / ANIMAL CARE EQUIPMENT & SVS. 26.97 /ASAP CONSTRUCTION INC. 945.00 / ASPEN AUTOMOTIVE 547.98 / AT&T 10.96 /A TO Z HARDWARE 123.81 / BAUM HYDRAULICS CORPORATION 1,181.22 /BEST WESTERN SHERIDAN CENTER 210.00 / BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD OF WY 110.00 /JOEL E. BOUSMAN 871.98 / BURNEY & COMPANY 57.94 / BEST WESTERN GARDEN INN 56.40 /CAFE ON PINE 105.84 / CARNEY ARCHITECTS 42,966.91 / CARPENTER PAPER CO. 37.34 /CASPER STAR TRIBUNE 14.51 / CDW GOVERNMENT, INC. 870.83 / CED POCATELLO 1,536.50 /CENTURYTEL 5,046.73 / CERTIFIED ENGINEERING SYSTEMS 686.14 /CHAMBERS DESIGN-BUILD INC. 250.62 / CHEMSEARCH 321.53 /CHEYENNE FREIGHTLINER,STERLING 517.24 / CHOICEPOINT BUSINESS & 70.00
CIE INC. 119.40 / COMMUNICATION CONCEPTS 498.65 / CS & T INC. 4,290.20 /COVERED WAGON MOTEL 130.00 / COWBOY MOTORS 359.02 /CURRAN-SEELEY FOUNDATION 11,666.00 / CURRAN-SEELEY FOUNDATION 195.00 /CVC TRAINING 50.00 / KARI DANIELS 34.92 / DAVIS & CANNON 262.50 /JACK T. DOYLE 514.50 / DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2,618.00 / EAGLE STORAGE 65.00 /ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC. 4,999.95 / FALER'S GENERAL STORE 2,195.88 /F.B.MCFADDEN WHOLESALE 1,195.72 / THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER 80.00 /FIXTER CONSTRUCTION CO., INC 132,302.62 / FLEET SERVICES 1,065.17 /GALL'S INC. 56.85 / GARAGE DOOR HANDIMAN 649.50 / GASES PLUS 775.68
MIKE GATZKE 100.00 / GE JOHNSON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY 756,200.19 /GLOBALSTAR USA 213.28 / F. GASTON GOSAR 400.00 /GREENWOOD MAPPING, INC. 2,137.50 / HARRY'S HOUSE OF GUNS 11,404.72 /HOLLAND EQUIPMENT COMPANY 285.00 / HOLIDAY INN 560.00 / HOLIDAY INN 70.00 /HOLIDAY INN 725.15 / MIKE HUECKSTAEDT 385.54 / HUTCHINSON OIL 42,660.15 /INTERSTATE BATTERIES OF 390.75 / INTERMOUNTAIN ELECTRIC SERVICE,INC. 530.36 /JEFFREY JACQUET 427.06 / FRANK JAMES 637.85 / BARRY JOHNSON 471.73 /JOHNSON CONTROLS 3,555.58 / BRIAN KETTERHAGEN 238.77 / JEFFREY F. KRANZ 5,000.00 /LARIAT INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 807.39 / LEO RILEY & CO. 7,000.00 /HELENA LINN 1,114.60 / HOLDING'S LITTLE AMERICA 220.14 /THE LODGE AT PINEDALE 971.00 / M & M TRANSFER INC. 95.00 /WILLIAM H MAYO 2,975.00 / PAT MCGUIRE 186.36 / MCKINSEY FENCING 4,320.00 /MIDWAY MALL 75.11 / MODERN PRINTING COMPANY 403.00 / MOOSLEY MAILBOXES 198.32 /MOORE MEDICAL 274.70 / MOTOROLA 24,984.00 / MYERS TIRE SUPPLY COMPANY 677.12 /NATIONAL OILWELL 197.98 / NELSON ENGINEERING, INC. 4,048.65
NELICO EQUIPMENT SERVICE & SUPPLIES 6,915.70 / ANTONETTE NOBLE 5,200.00
NO HASSLE AUTO GLASS LLC 732.00 / NORTHROP GRUMMAN 35,000.00 /NORTH PARK TRANSPORTATION CO. 136.95 / NORTHERN SAFETY CO. INC. 159.28 /NUAGAIN 1,855.93 / NUTECH SPECIALTIES 64.02 / OFFICE DEPOT 174.52 /OFFICE OUTLET 2,469.71 / OMB'S EXPRESS POLICE SUPPLY 230.97 /PACIFIC STEEL & RECYCLING 1,364.45 / ERIC PETERSON 675.55 /PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 9,688.58 / PINEDALE DRUG 1,787.65 /PINEDALE GLASS INC. 203.70 / PINEDALE LUMBER 227.26 /PINEDALE MEDICAL CLINIC 670.00 / PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 245.77 /PINEDALE ROUNDUP 408.00 / LIZ PORTER 34.92 / U.S. POSTMASTER 1,283.54 /POWER ENGINEERING COMPANY,INC 1,366.05 / PPS CO.INC. 1,680.00
PRECINCT POLICE PRODUCTS 822.50 / PROVIDENCE ARCHITECTURE INC. 3,464.06 /QUILL CORPORATION 1,354.82 / TERRY QUINN 164.22 / RAND MATERIALS HANDLING 411.68
RENDEZVOUS POINTE 8,544.00 / RENDEZVOUS TRAVEL 1,339.90 /RIO VERDE ENGINEERING 3,636.25 / ROCKY MTN. HOME CENTER 247.00 /ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 10,935.29 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN WASH, LLC 372.00 /ROCKY MOUNTAIN PROPANE 11.25 / ROCK SPRINGS WINNELSON 897.18 /SARGENT INC. 1,648.80 / DON SCHOOLEY 221.38
SUBLETTE COUNTY PREDATOR BOARD 864.00 / EUGENE H SIEMS 3,315.00 /STEPHEN SMITH 348.76 / BRANDON SPARKS 108.64 /SPILLMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 703.00 / SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 274.00 /SUBLETTE EXAMINER 821.00 / SUREFIRE, LLC 41.84 / TALKING T-SHIRT 282.00 /TERRACON CONSULTANTS, INC 2,850.00 / TOBY TERRELL 26.29 /THE FRONTIER COMPANY 410.00 / THE REINIGER LAW FIRM 1,550.00 /TIP TOP SEARCH & RESCUE 561.32 / THE TIRE DEN, INC. 6,392.38 /THE TIRE STORE INC. 2,229.52 / TOM'S SADDLE SHOP 150.00 /TOWN OF MARBLETON 77.56 / TRI-TOWN RECYCLING JOINT 115,287.00 /WILLIAM H. TWICHELL 432.61 / UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 13.75 /U.S. FOODSERVICE, INC. 13,752.00 / VEHICLE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC 14,773.46 /WATERLESS CO. LLC 312.06 / WAXIE SANITARY SUPPLY 4,193.97 /WESTERN PLAINS MACHINERY CO. 125.32 / WESTECH FUEL EQUIPMENT 279.55 /WEST PAYMENT CENTER 2,915.70 / WESTERN VETERINARY SERVICE 56.00 /WHEELER POWER SYSTEMS 42,950.00 / WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE INC. 5,820.84 /RALPH E. WOOD 410.00 / WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 29,306.04 / WYOMING.COM 104.85 /WYOPASS 350.00 / WYOMING RANGE MEDICAL 2,550.00
WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 6,051.06 / WYOMING WORKER'S SAFETY AND 12,045.74
XEROX CORPORATION 1,382.68 / XEROX CORPORATION 800.57
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned to 4:30 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ William W. Cramer, Chairman
Attest: /s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Public notice #1133. Published by the Sublette Examiner on January 3, 2008.
Pinedale Aquatic Center
JOINT-POWERS BOARD Meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at 6:00 pm
ROUTINE MATTERS
Set Agenda
Approval of Minutes: Dec. 11, 2007
Approval of Bills
Reports
Dennis Seipp---Construction Update
JJ Huntley---Director’s report
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
Questions and Comments
State of Wyoming
County of Sublette
In the matter of the Estate of
John B. Voelcker, Deceased
In the District Court
Ninth Judicial District
Probate No. 2007-2030
Filed Dec. 20, 2007
By Marilyn M. Jenson, Clerk of District Court
Pinedale, Wyoming
Public notice #1134. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 3, 2008.


NOTICE OF HEARING
Notice is hereby given that Gary Ogilvie, whose address is PO Box 2, Jefferson City, Montana 59638, has filed in the above Court a Petition for the ancillary probate of the Estate of John B. Voelcker, deceased. The Petition alleges that the decendent was, at the time of his death, a resident of Jefferson County, Montana and owned mineral and royalty interests in real property located in Sublette and Lincoln Counties, Wyoming more particularly described as follows:
Sublette County, Wyoming
Township 27 North-Range 113 West, 6th P.M.
Section 22: SW1/4SW1/4
Section 27: NW1/4NW1/4, S1/2NW1/4, SW1/4, SW1/4SE1/4
Section 28: E1/2E1/2
Section 33: NE1/4NE1/4
Section 34: W1/2, W1/2E1/2
Ventures: LaBarge Tertiary E10270A
LaBarge Tertiary E-22405
LaBarge BR EVS010270A
LaBarge BR EVS022405
LaBarge Cons OT&ST FR EVS01027
LaBarge Cons OT&ST FR EVS02240
LaBarge-Bear River PA
Township 27 North-Range 113 West, 6th P.M.
Section 21: S1/2N1/2, N1/2S1/2, SE1/4SE1/4, SW1/4SW1/4
Section 28: NW1/4NW1/4
Ventures: GOVT-MINTON “B” (W89719_
GOVT-MINTON-A
Lincoln County, Wyoming
Township 27 North-Range 113, 6th P.M.
Section 3: Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ,10, 11 ,12, SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4
Section 10: W1/2NW1/4, NE1/4NW1/4
Ventures: LaBarge Tertiary E10270A
LaBarge Tertiary E-22405
Township 26 North-Range 113 West, 6th P.M.
Section 3: Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 ,10, 11 ,12, SW1/4, NW1/4SE1/4
Section 10: W1/2NW1/4, NE1/4NW1/4
Ventures: LaBarge BR EVS010270A
LaBarge BR EVS022405
LaBarge Cons OT&ST FR EVS01027
LaBarge Cons OT&ST FR EVS02240
LaBarge-Bear River PA
The Petition further alleges that the value of all property that the decedent hed in Wyoming at his death does not exceed $150,000; that the decedent’s estate is being duly probated in the State of Montana in the Fifth Judicial District Court of Jefferson County, Montana, as Probate No. DP-06-3643; that Petitioner is duly appointed and acting domiciliary personal representative of decedent’s estate in the State of Montana; and that the Petitioner seeks to dispose of the decedent’s Last Will and Testament. The Petition rays that the Court enter, in accordance with the provisions of Wyoming Statutes 2-11-202, an order admitting to record in the Court certified copies of the Montana proceedings in the Court and conclusive evidence of the facts shown.
Hearing upon the Petition will be held in the above Court at the courtroom in the Sublette County Courthouse, at Pinedale, Wyoming on 24 January 2008 at 9:30 a.m., at which time all interested persons may appear and object.
Dated this 20th day of December 2007.
/s/ Nancy Guthrie
District Court Judge
Public notice #1135. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 3, 10, and 17, 2008.

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