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Public NoticesNotice of Public Hearing
State of Wyoming
County of Sublette
Town of Marbleton
A public hearing will be held on 10 March 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall of the Town of Marbleton in accordance with Wyoming State Statutes, 2007, as amended, Section 15-1-405 (a). This notice includes a copy of the 'Proposed Annexation Report' required by Section 15-1-402 (c) as follows:
Proposed annexation report
Columbine Avenue Second Annexation to the Town of Marbleton
In accordance with said Statute, the following may be reported:
(i) A map of the area proposed to be annexed is attached.
(ii) The total estimated cost of infrastructure improvements required of all landowners by the annexing municipality related to the Annexation.
(iii) A list of basic and other services customarily available to residents of the Town and a timetable when these services will reasonably be available to the area proposed to be annexed.
Sewer, water, streets and police extant are immediately available.
(iv) A projected annual fee or service cost for services described in paragraph (iii) of this subsection.
None- Not buildable.
(v) The current and projected property tax mill levies imposed by the municipality.
Mill levy Ð 8 (statutory maximum)
(vi) The cost of infrastucture improvements required within the existing boundaries of the municipality to accommodate the proposed annexation.
Anita Bartosh, Town Clerk
State of Wyoming
County of Sublette
Town of Marbleton
Comes now Anita Bartosh, who being duly sworn on oath according to the law does hereby make the following statement of facts and certify:
1. That she is duly appointed, acting, qualified and bonded Town Clerk of the Town of Marbleton.
2. That the petition for the Columbine Avenue Second Annexation to the Town of Marbleton was filed with the Town of MArbletong on 14 January 2008.
3. That Wyoming Statutes, 2007, as amended, Section 15-1-403 © (d) requires certification by the Town Clerk.
4. That the foregoing described petition complies with said Section.
Anita Bartosh, Town Clerk
Published in the Sublette Examiner January 24 & 31, 2008.
Notice is hereby given on the 9th of January, 2008, Ridley’s Food Corp. dba Ridley’s Family Markets, filed an application for transfer of retail liquor license in the Office of the Clerk of the Town of Pinedale, Pinedale, Wyoming for the following description: 341 East Pine Street, Pinedale, Wyoming, and protests, if any there be, against the transfer of the license, will be heard at the hour of 7:00 p.m., Monday February 25, 2008 at the Town Hall, 210 West Pine Street, Pinedale, Wyoming.
Public notice #1140. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 17, 24 31, and February 7, 2008.
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 R. S. Bennett Construction Company, Inc., pursuant to the Project Manual for Sublette County Bicycle/Pedestrian North Pathway Extension, and that R. S. Bennett Construction Company, Inc. is entitled to final settlement therefore. On February 27, 2008, being the forty-first day after the first publication of this Notice, Sublette County will pay to R. S. Bennett Construction Company, Inc. , all amounts and balance due under said Agreement.
Dated January 11, 2008.
Sublette County, Wyoming
P.O. Box 250
Pinedale, WY 82941
Public notice #1141. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 17, 24 and 31, 2008.
STATE OF WYOMING
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF LARAMIE
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
NORMAN STIEFVATER and
SHIRLEY FRANCES WILSON
Docket No. 164-436
Total Judgment $375,752.91
Post-Judgment Interest-6/12/06 to 1/11/08 $46,597.16
Less Payments Received $166,868,80 Additional per-diem Interest $66.91
DANIEL WILLIAM WILSON, JR.
NOTICE OF EXECUTION SALE
OF REAL PROPERTY
By virtue of a Writ of Execution dated the 21st day of July, 2006, directed and delivered to me as Sheriff of Sublette County, Wyoming, and issued out of the District Court of the First Judicial District of the State of Wyoming, in and for Laramie County, Wyoming, upon a Judgment filed in said Court in favor of Plaintiffs Norman and Shirley Stiefvater, and against Defendant Daniel William Wilson Jr. on the 12th day of June, 2006, in the amount of $375,752.91 less amounts received and plus interest accruing thereon at the rate of 10% per annum, I have heretofore levied the following real property:
Lots 6, 7 and 8 of the School Addition to the Town of Big Piney, Sublette County, Wyoming.
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the direction of said Writ of Execution, the above-described real estate will be sold, as is, for cash or certified check, at public auction by the Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff of Sublette County, Wyoming, at 746 Piney Drive, Big Piney, Sublette County, Wyoming at 10:00 A.M. on February 8, 2008, to satisfy the aforesaid amount, together with costs, fees and expenses of sale in accordance with applicable provisions of Wyoming law. Please also be advised that the property being foreclosed upon may be subject to other liens and encumbrances that will not be extinguished at the sale and any prospective purchaser should research the status of title before submitting a bid. Conveyance will be by Sheriff’s Deed in accordance with state law.
Dated this _____ day of January, 2008.
Wayne Bardin, Sheriff, Sublette County,
Wyoming, or his designee
Public notice #1142. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 2008.
STANDARD ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
FOR Phase III Sewer and Water Rehabilitation Project
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Wyoming Statute Section 15-1-113, that the Town of Pinedale, Wyoming, will receive sealed bids until 2:00 PM., Local Time, March 6, 2008, for the following:
Town of Pinedale Phase III Sewer and Water Rehabilitation Project
Description of Work: Replacement of existing sewer and water mains and services. Installation of asphalt pavement and concrete curb and gutters.
Bids must be in one sealed envelope with statement thereon “BID ENCLOSED Phase III Sewer and Water Rehabilitation Project “ and submitted to the Town Hall, 210 West Pine Street, PO Box 709, Pinedale, Wyoming, at or before the above stated time. Bids will be opened publicly, read aloud, and tabulated by the Town Engineer, or his or her Designee, at the above stated time and place, unless an alternative site is designated in writing which is posted at the Town Hall prior to the time of Bid Opening. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for opening thereof. The Town of Pinedale, Wyoming, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities or technicalities in the bidding; provided, however, that any bid received after the time specified or without accompanying Bid Guaranty, as stated below, will not be considered.
Bidding Documents, including specifications, will be available on January 24, 2008 from the ENGINEER, WLC Engineering, Surveying, and Planning; 58 South Tyler; PO Box 1519; Pinedale, Wyoming (307) 367-6548. Bidders may obtain one set of plans for free. Partial sets are not available.
A Bid Guaranty in the form of a properly executed Bid Bond payable to the Town in the amount of not less than 5% of the total base bid amount must accompany each bid. (NOTE: If your bid is less than $100,000.00 you may submit a Cashier’s Check for not less than 5% of the total base bid amount.) The successful Bidder will be required to execute an Agreement with the Town, in the form supplied in the bidding documents, within thirty (30) days after Notice of Award is issued. The Notice of Award shall serve as notice that the Agreement is ready for execution. The Bid Guaranty shall be forfeited as liquidated damages if the Bidder fails to execute the Agreement within thirty (30) days after such Notice is issued, or fails to provide proper Bond or other form of Guaranty, as approved. The Bid Guaranty, if a Bid Bond, shall be executed by a surety or guarantee company authorized to do business in Wyoming.
The AttorneyinFact who executes the Bond on
behalf of the surety shall affix a certified and current copy of its Power of Attorney from the surety. No other type of Bid Guaranty will be accepted. The Town may proceed against a Bid Guaranty unless either: a) the Agreement has been executed by Contractor and Performance, and Labor and Material Payment Bonds have been furnished, as required; or, b) the specified time has elapsed so that Bids may be withdrawn; or, c) the Bid has been rejected.
Notice is hereby given that preference will be granted to Wyoming contractors, subcontractors, laborers, and materials, supplies, equipment, machinery, and provisions produced, manufactured, supplied, or grown in Wyoming, as required by W.S. Section 166101 et seq.
A PreBid Conference will be held at 2:00 PM.,
Local Time, Wednesday February 27, 2008 in the Pinedale Town Hall. A site tour will be held to review the Project following this conference.
Attendance in the Pre-Bid Conference is mandatory for Contractors who wish to be considered qualified and/or responsible.
Public notice #1150. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2008.
OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
JANUARY 16, 2008
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 9:00 a.m. with Bill Cramer, John Linn, Joel Bousman, Janet Montgomery of the Sublette Examiner, Jonathan Van Dyke of the Pinedale Roundup, and Mary Lankford, County Clerk present.
Chairman Cramer led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The minutes of the preceding regular meeting of January 3, 2008, were approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman. The motion carried.
The official bonds were approved for Howard White, Treasurer for the Fair Board, in the amount of $2,000; Annie Espenscheid, Treasurer for the Ag. Center Committee, in the amount of $35,000; and Cat Urbigkit, Secretary/Treasurer for the Predator Board, in the amount of $1,000 were approved and ordered filed with the County Treasurer.
Butch Penton, Road & Bridge Superintendent, reported on plowing snow, hauling gravel, and crushing.
Mark Eatinger, representing Rio Verde Engineering, reported on Mickelson Lane, the Industrial Site Road, and U.S. Highway 191.
Commissioner Linn reported on meeting with representatives of Sweetwater and Lincoln Counties about the Veterans Services Offices. Commissioner Linn indicated that there is support from the other two Counties for a three-member advisory committee to monitor the Veterans Services. The Board directed the County Clerk to contact Sweetwater County to resolve the issues related to the proposed Memorandum of Understanding, so that the Board could sign it. Vouchers received from Patty Perengliev for October, November, and December were presented. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to deny the vouchers. The motion carried.
Later in the meeting, the Board advised Jim Washam that the Board was committed to signing the proposed MOU to support the Veterans Services Offices in Sublette County, once the program and budget issues are resolved, and that the vouchers received from Perengliev had been denied.
James Rogers, Matt Harber, and Mark Eatinger, representing the Bloomfield Annexation updated the Board on the development including a mobile home park, multi-family dwellings, school, and bike path. The Board inquired if property would be available for a Fire Hall, and discussed its possible construction in the development.
Angie Smith, representing the BPM Rec. Center Joint Powers Board, updated the Board on the planning of the Rec. Center, funding and donations, and discussions with others in the community about existing facilities. Smith asked the Board to commit to funding the entire project as the Joint Powers Board pursues grants. Commissioner Bousman expressed his reluctance to make that commitment, as it could diminish grant funding possibilities. Possible funding sources were discussed. The Board inquired about the proposed theater and bowling alley and their operation. Chairman Cramer expressed his concern about duplication of facilities, operation and maintenance costs, and the building design. The Board requested more information from Smith.
TJ Hunt, County Fire Warden, discussed the Fire Suppression Account and this year’s County fires. The Board discussed the Training Tower and its location, and County equipment needs.
Jeannie Robinson and Sharon Schell, representing MAD #2, discussed the possibility of a County-wide mosquito abatement program, and requested $50,000 of continued funding. The funding request has already been included in the FY08 budget. Leo Schueler, Daniel resident, discussed possibilities for County-wide abatement.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to approve a request from Lincoln County to use grant funds to purchase and locate a restroom at the LaBarge Creek Snowmobile Parking Lot, located in Sublette County. The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to recess the meeting into Executive Session for a conference call with John McKinley of Davis and Cannon to discuss possible litigation. The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to reconvene the meeting, with McKinley participating in the meeting.
The Board discussed the location of Meadowlark Lane outside of the platted easement with Bob McCarty, Big Country Ranches resident. The Board advised McCarty that the current location of the road needs to be platted, which will require the affected landowners to file an amended plat, to be able to participate in the Class II Road program. Chairman Cramer advised McCarty that no County money will be spent on the amended plat, or the road, until the landowners amend the plat. McCarty was also advised that all affected landowners will need to sign the amended plat.
McKinley reported on the modified netback bill and the helium bill coming before the Joint Revenue Committee meeting scheduled for January 17th and comments on the wolf regulations.
Cat Urbigkit presented a revised proposal for the development of a Public Land Use Policy. Commissioner Bousman expressed his support for phasing the project. Commissioner Linn expressed his concern and support of including experts during the process. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the Phase I proposal, in the amount of $20,000, with the addition of inclusion of experts through the process and two more public meetings, one in Big Piney, and one in Bondurant. The motion carried.
Brad Waters, representing Providence Architecture, reviewed the Master Plan update and progress on the Facilities Maintenance Building.
Rick Hoffman, Waste Management Superintendent, and Frank Grimes, representing Nelson Engineering, reviewed the fees charged at the Marbleton Landfill for commercial and industrial waste. Currently, the fee is $5 per ton. Commissioner Bousman stated the need to recover more of the cost. After discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Chairman Cramer to increase the fee for industrial waste to $20 per ton, effective February 1 until December 31, 2008. The motion carried, with the vote being: Cramer-aye, Bousman-aye, and Linn-nay. Hoffman will notify the affected parties of the rate increase and inform them of out-of-county waste dumping violations.
The Board reviewed a report on the Pinedale Transfer Station. Permit revisions and improvements were discussed.
Hoffman reported on the Integrated Solid Waste Plan meeting at the Pinedale Library on January 18th.
The Board discussed a permit extension proposal for the Marbleton Landfill from Debra Harris of the DEQ. The Board directed Hoffman and Grimes to review the proposal and recommend to the Board.
The Board discussed the Phase I report by Ecosystems Research Group with Jeffrey Jacquet. It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to approve the Phase I report, with inclusion of additional comments from individuals requesting additional time to comment, and direct ERG to prepare an Executive Summary. The motion carried.
Members of the 4H Horse Development Committee requested additional funding in the amount of $1,500 for their program. It was reported that the same request was presented to the Fair Board in November and was denied. The Board informed the group to return to the Fair Board, at budget time, and present the request again.
Tom Peters, District Forest Ranger, presented an update on district activities. Peters reported that funding has been approved for improvements to Skyline Drive, Fremont Lake roads, and for the Wyoming Scenic Byway. Possible cooperative relations were discussed.
Jerry Morrell and Suzan Truluck discussed the Golf Course expansion program and a lease proposal. Water was discussed.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Chairman Cramer to authorize Mary Lankford, County Clerk to sign a contract with WLC for the Marbleton Senior Housing Master Plan. The motion carried.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
AIRGAS INTERMOUNTAIN, INC. 546.02 / ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 5,319.00
ALSCO 163.47 / AT&T 38.76 / A TO Z HARDWARE 652.88 / AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT 343.00
BARNES DISTRIBUTION 2,835.52 / BARCO PRODUCTS COMPANY 833.00 /BAUM HYDRAULICS CORPORATION 3,466.56 / BIG J’S AUTO PARTS INC. 2,356.98 /BLADE-TECH INDUSTRIES, INC. 1,276.74 / B-N-C TRASH SERVICE INC. 69.00 /JOEL E. BOUSMAN 478.94 / BUCKY’S OUTDOOR, L.L.C. 53.28 / BURNEY & COMPANY 27.27 /CARROT-TOP INDUSTRIES INC. 213.82 / CAROLINA SOFTWARE 300.00 /CASPER COLLEGE-FINANCIAL AID OFFICE 854.00 / CENTURYTEL 1,246.61 /CHEYENNE FREIGHTLINER,STERLING 22.81 / CMI, INC. 188.74 /COLOR WORLD PRINTERS 3,075.00 / CS & T INC. 550.14 /CORA VALLEY CONSTRUCTION, INC. 1,450.00 / CURRAN-SEELEY FOUNDATION 5,833.00 /D.A. SCREENING 100.00 / DAVIS & CANNON 25,000.00 / DEKRA-LITE 2,496.28 /DELTA GROUP 67.55 / DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 16,440.46 / DICKSON 181.00 /JACK T. DOYLE 150.00 / E & L MOTORS, INC. 27,450.00 / EAGLE STORAGE 65.00 /EIDEN’S CONSTRUCTION LLC 15,369.00 / GARRY EIDEN JR. 700.00 /MICHAEL F. ENRIGHT 350.00 / FALER’S GENERAL STORE 3,294.74
FCC CONSTRUCTION LLC 996.75 / FIRE ENGINEERING COMPANY 2,078.00 /FIXTER CONSTRUCTION CO., INC 193,354.48 / FLEET SERVICES 674.40 /FRANKLIN COVEY 26.36 / FULLER & SCHAEDLER LAW OFFICES 5,275.27 /JAMES GEHLHAUSEN 251.77 / GLOBALSTAR USA 702.38 /GREENWOOD MAPPING, INC. 6,187.50 / DEBBIE HARPER 926.96
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 97.00 / HIT AND RUN 4,370.00 /HSBC BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 129.53 / HUTCHINSON OIL 27,515.69 / IBF GROUP 51.90 /JOHNSON CONTROLS 959.89 / JOHN THOMAS JOHNSTON 475.00 / JOHNSTONE SUPPLY 638.96 /KENWORTH SALES CO. INC. 1,088.02 / KLIP INTERACTIVE 40.42 /LARIAT INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 144.49 / LATHROP EQUIPMENT COMPANY 615.83 /LAW ENFORCEMENT LEGAL REVIEW 147.00 / HELENA LINN 315.00 / LYLE SIGNS INC 118.19 /KAY MAHAFFEY 22.19 / MANTEK 2,674.64 / MARBLETON-BIG PINEY CLINIC 60.00 /MEDIBADGE, INC. 100.25 / MIDWAY MALL 168.84 / MODERN PRINTING COMPANY 124.08 /JANET MONTGOMERY 88.39 / MOOSLEY MAILBOXES 146.10
MORCON INDUSTRIAL SPECIALTY 72.20 / BART MYERS 74.00 /MYERS TIRE SUPPLY COMPANY 1,313.00 / NELSON ENGINEERING, INC. 11,123.01 /ANTONETTE NOBLE 8,700.00 / NO HASSLE AUTO GLASS LLC 1,259.00 /NORTH PARK TRANSPORTATION CO. 317.15 / NORTH RIVER JET BOATS INC. 5,493.00 /NUTECH SPECIALTIES 1,392.44 / OFFICE OUTLET 10,949.83 /PACIFIC STEEL & RECYCLING 1,197.65 / PURCHASE POWER 10,000.00
PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 10,482.84 / PINEDALE DRUG 1,506.17 / PINEDALE LUMBER 910.72
PINEDALE MEDICAL CLINIC 702.00 / PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 445.45 /PINEDALE ROUNDUP 1,037.00 / PPS CO.INC. 3,621.22 /PROFESSIONAL EQUIPMENT 1,552.35 / PSC-PHILIP SERVICES CORP 3,965.63 /QUILL CORPORATION 454.05 / RAND MATERIALS HANDLING 3,885.35 /RENDEZVOUS POINTE 17,321.00 / RENDEZVOUS TRAVEL 799.00 /RHINO LININGS OF WESTERN WYOMING 1,950.00 /RHINO MARKING & PROTECTION SYSTEMS 183.14 / RIM WALKER SYSTEMS 229.37 /RIVERA LODGE 178.00 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 7,659.90
ROCKY MOUNTAIN WASH, LLC 155.00 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN PROPANE 13.46 /SHADOW MOUNTAIN WATER OF WY 114.85 / SIEMENS BUILDING TECHNOLOGIES 13,122.90
ANNIE SONDGEROTH 131.21 / SPILLMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1,346.00 /STOCKMAN’S CLUB & BAR 354.50 / SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 325.00 /SURVEYOR SCHERBEL, LTD. 3,342.02 / TERRACON CONSULTANTS, INC 13,905.00 /TIP TOP SEARCH & RESCUE 1,387.75 / THE TIRE DEN, INC. 584.00 /TOP SHELF ARTIC CAT 569.37 / TOWN OF MARBLETON 77.56 / UNION TELEPHONE 62.38 /UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, OFFICE OF 8,605.60 / UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 22.36 /WAXIE SANITARY SUPPLY 3,050.34 / WESTERN PLAINS MACHINERY CO. 9,039.89 /WEST PAYMENT CENTER 336.00 / WESTERN WYOMING PATHOLOGY 1,400.00 /JIM WHINNERY 368.64 / WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE INC. 377.81 / WINDRIVER PIZZA 140.97 /WOLF’S PINEDALE DODGE 85.91 / WESTERN STATES SHERIFFS’ 225.00 /WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 10,389.79 / WYOMING.COM 104.85 /WYOMING RANGE MEDICAL 3,065.50 / XEROX CORPORATION 1,136.85 /XEROX CORPORATION 292.64
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:00 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ William W. Cramer, Chairman
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Public notice #1152. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 31, 2008.
Notice of School Board Meetings
And Availability of Minutes
Notice is hereby given that regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of Sublette County School District No. 9, State of Wyoming, are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The Meetings are held in the board meeting room in the Fine Arts building, Big Piney, Wyoming and such meetings are open to the public.
Notice is also given that the official minutes of each regular or special meeting of such board, including a record of all official acts and of all warrants issued, are available for inspection by any citizen during regular office hours at the office of the clerk of said district, at the Central Office, 115 Nichols Street, Big Piney, Wyoming.
David Burnett, Board of Trustee Chairperson
Sublette County School District No. 9
Big Piney, Wyoming
Public notice #1153. Published in the Sublette Examiner on January 31, 2008.
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