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OFFICIAL COUNTY COMMISSIONERS PROCEEDINGS
SEPTEMBER 9, 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, Jonathan Van Dyke of the Pinedale Roundup, Tiffany Turner of the Sublette Examiner, and Mary Lankford, County Clerk present.
Chairman Cramer led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The minutes of the preceding regular meeting of August 22, 2008, were approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn. The motion carried.
The official bonds for Aimee M. Binning, Treasurer for the Shelter Park Service and Improvement District, in the amount of $20,000; and Cindy L. Armstrong, Deputy Clerk for the Town of Marbleton, in the amount of $50,000, were approved and ordered filed with the County Treasurer.
Butch Penton, Road & Bridge Superintendent, Mark Eatinger, representing Rio Verde Engineering, and Paul Scherbel, representing Surveyor Scherbel, LTD, discussed gravel and gravel pit restrictions. Eatinger reported on the Industrial Site Road construction.
Ed Wood reviewed the proposed Harrower license on the LaBarge Creek Road. Wood will discuss changes with Harrower.
It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to adopt Resolution No. 08-10068C to annex the property purchased in Marbleton from Margaret S. Ball to the Town of Marbleton and authorize the Chairman to sign the annexation petition. The motion carried.
Cat Urbigkit and Sue Sommers presented a proposal for the design and printing of the FY09 State of the County Report. The cost for 6000 booklets will be $7,800. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to accept the proposal. The motion carried.
It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to approve the proposal from Rocky Mountain Power for three-phase power to the Pinedale Transfer Station. The motion carried.
The Board approved the WYOLINK statewide training funding in the amount of $119,932.19.
Tony Chambers and Bonnie Chambers, representing Chambers Design-Build, Inc., and Joan Mitchell, representing the Southwest Sublette Pioneers, reviewed the building plans for the new Senior Center.
It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the plans and advertise for bids for the construction project, estimated at $8.3 million. The motion carried.
Tony Chambers reported that the Marbleton Airport Hangar is complete and waiting for water.
Members of the Rural Health Care District discussed the repayment of funds to the County for the construction of the clinics. Former member Mary Lynn Worl stated her recollection of the discussion, which Chairman Cramer disagreed. The Board discussed the District's budget and possible future funding shortfalls. No action was taken on the repayment of funds.
County Attorney Lucky McMahon and Deputy County Attorney Jonathan Foreman discussed Title 25 contracts.
It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve and sign the contract with the Wyoming Department of Health for Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Activities. The motion carried.
Maureen Hutchinson, representing the Red Cross, reported on her program's activities.
Robin Clover, SAFV Director, reported that the TANF grant funds had been cut and requested a decision on how to distribute the funds. Clover presented three funding options. It was moved by Chairman Cramer and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to cut the Pregnancy Resource Center, as it was a new funding request, and redistribute the remaining funds between the two existing programs. After discussion, Chairman Cramer withdrew his motion. It was moved by Commissioner Bousman and seconded by Commissioner Linn to redistribute the funds between all three programs in accordance with Option 2. The motion carried, with the vote being: Bousman-aye, Linn-aye, and Cramer-nay.
Clover reported that the bonding was in order to continue with the Safe House construction. After discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the continuation of the project. The motion carried.
Scott Mackie, Gary Neely, and Bert Smith reported on the construction of the new Blind Bull Warming Hut. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the request for $20,000 in funding for the project. The motion carried.
Aaron Seehafer, representing Rio Verde Engineering, presented an estimate of $24,000 for survey and design on Little Mountain Road for the Class II Road program. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the estimate and direct Seehafer to perform the work. The motion carried.
Seehafer reported that Meadowlark Lane will be advertised for bids.
Sheriff Bardy Bardin and Bob Hanson, Emergency Management Coordinator, discussed the purchase of a command vehicle. Cost estimate for the vehicle is $166,140. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to approve the purchase. The motion carried.
County Clerk Mary Lankford presented two complaints about Sheriff Bardy Bardin, one from Jamie Schmidt and one from Daniel Jensen, in accordance with WS 18-3-907(b), which she received on August 25, 2008, to the Board. Lankford reported that she had forwarded the complaints to Sheriff Bardin and had requested his presence at this meeting. It was noted that Sheriff Bardin was present. The Board reviewed the complaints. County Attorney Lucky McMahon informed the Board that the she will be representing the County Sheriff in any administrative hearings. McMahon reported that former Undersheriff Jim Whinnery has withdrawn his request for a hearing, but that former Patrol Lieutenant Hayes Randol has requested a hearing. McMahon declared a conflict of interest in representing the County with the complaints against Sheriff Bardin. It was moved by Commissioner Linn and seconded by Commissioner Bousman to hire David Evans of Hickey and Evans. The motion carried.
The Board reviewed a letter from Dr. Tom Johnston, County Health Officer.
Commissioner Bousman reported on his trip to Meeker, Colorado to discuss energy impact.
The Board decided to continue with the Sublette Examiner as the official newspaper for 30 days, and directed the County Clerk to request publishing information from the Casper Star Tribune and the Rock Springs Rocket Miner.
Accounts Payable audited and approved for payment:
AFD PAVEMENT MARKING 79,666.62 / ALL AMERICAN FUEL COMPANY, INC. 75,270.75
CHERYL ALLEN 150.00 / ALSCO 208.41 / A TO Z HARDWARE 128.10 /BARNES DISTRIBUTION 486.86 / BAUM HYDRAULICS CORPORATION 512.21 /JANET BEIERMANN 189.00 / BELL HARDWOOD FLOORS INC. 17,291.00 /BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS 32,000.00 / BOB'S TOWING 661.00 /BRIGGS CORPORATION 185.70 / JOHN BRIGHT IV 66.69 / VICKIE BROWN 170.00
BURNEY & COMPANY 10.75 / PATRICIA BURROUGHS 224.99 / DON CALHOUN 1,792.00
CALIFORNIA PROFESSIONAL 195.06 / CARNEY ARCHITECTS 7,840.70 /CARDIAC SCIENCE INC. 411.27 / CASE CLUB 834.80 / CASPER C'MON INN 700.94 /CED POCATELLO 3,165.72 / CHAMBERS DESIGN-BUILD INC. 576,088.87 /CHIEF SUPPLY INC 176.93 / CLASSIC HELICOPTERS LLC 4,837.50 /MICHAEL COBURN 7,311.52 / NANCY COLTON 146.00
COLTON TOWER CONSULTANTS, INC 61,000.00 / CS & T INC. 248.92 /ROBERT CORDES 145.00 / SHARON COSTELLO 150.00 / COUNTRY LANE GROCERIES 412.79 /WILLIAM W. CRAMER 3,662.03 / CHEYENNE REGIONAL MED CENTER 141.00 /JOAN CROSSLEY 167.34 / D.A. SCREENING 285.00 / MATT DAVID 187.50 /DELTA HOSPITAL SUPPLY INC. 87.65 / DMS INC 960.00 / CORRINA DORMAN 10.00 /JACK T. DOYLE 825.00 / JOHN & VIRGNIA DOYLE 700,350.00 /DUCK CREEK TRUCKING, INC. 10,140.00 / DUSTBUSTERS, INC. 79,193.06
EAGLE STORAGE 65.00 / EIDEN'S CONSTRUCTION LLC 24,002.41 /ENERCREST PRODUCTS, INC. 24.12 / FCC CONSTRUCTION LLC 1,170.00 /LELA FINDLAY 170.00 / FIRST AMERICAN TITLE COMPANY 150.00 /THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER 850.00 / FLEETPRIDE 189.51 /HOK SPORTS FACILITIES GROUP LLC 16,860.61 / MICHELLE FOURNIER 150.00 /GARAGE DOOR HANDIMAN 990.75 / JAMES GEHLHAUSEN 44.71 /GE JOHNSON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY 1,431,962.95 / GILSON COMPANY, INC 362.21 /GLOBALSTAR USA 87.59 / LEANE J. GRAY 170.00 / GREENWOOD MAPPING, INC. 2,691.24 /GREAT OUTDOOR SHOP 39.95 / CHERYL GROSSMAN 186.50 / TRISTA HAYS 170.00 /HETTINGER WELDING LLC 697.50 / KAREN HINES 182.71 / RICK HOFFMAN 237.00 /HOLIDAY INN 782.67 / KATHERINE HOUSTON 1,750.00
HSBC BUSINESS SOLUTIONS 1,093.76 / JANA HUGHES 187.50 /INTERSTATE BATTERIES OF 246.85 / INTERMOUNTAIN ELECTRIC SERVICE,INC. 2,033.90 /JEFFREY JACQUET 3,203.95 / CASSY JOHNSTON 75.00 / JOHN THOMAS JOHNSTON 500.00 /JOURNEY ENTERPRISES, INC 8,140.00 / RICHARD M. KAIL 700.00 / GARY KANSKI 145.00 /ANGIE KOLIS 82.50 / WILMA F. KOTHE 170.00 / MARK KROEGER 100.00 /LABUDA LAW OFFICE, PC 445.00 / LAURIE LAMERE 258.50 / KEEGAN LATTA 20.00 /K. C. LEHR 34.00 / LAW ENFORCEMENT LEGAL REVIEW 147.00 /LEWIS & LEWIS INC. 147,177.80 / JOHN LINN 354.16 / L. N. CURTIS & SONS 242.39
LONGHORN TRUCKING LLC 25,860.00 / RANAE LOZIER 263.40 /M & M TRANSFER INC. 260.00 / PAT MACKIE 170.00 / KATHERINE N. MAJERUS 1,292.53 /MANTEK 682.00 / DOROTHY MCALISTER 183.72 / DELTA MCCORMICK 10.00 /RITA MCGINNIS 168.51 / CHARMIAN MCLELLAN 194.25 / METROCOUNT USA INC. 550.00 /MHL SYSTEMS 6,539.45 / MODERN PRINTING COMPANY 199.00 / MOOSLEY MAILBOXES 43.20 /DONA RAE MORSS 165.00 / BART MYERS 266.79 / NATIONAL BUSINESS FURNITURE 568.00 /NATIONAL OILWELL 401.31 / NELSON ENGINEERING, INC. 2,533.19 /NEW WAVE HOMEBUILDERS LLC 100,000.00 / NOBLE CONSTRUCTION INC. 48,587.94 /NO HASSLE AUTO GLASS LLC 332.00 / NORTH PARK TRANSPORTATION 125.77 /NORTHERN SAFETY CO. INC. 51.47 / NUTECH SPECIALTIES 197.55 /OBO'S MARKET & DELI, LLC 175.14 / OFFICE DEPOT 188.04 / OFFICE OUTLET 1,081.47
ANDREW O'NEAL 1,634.00 / BARBARA J. PAPE 183.72 /PINE CREEK FAMILY COUNSELING, LLC 5,711.17 / BETTY LOU PEARSON 193.24 /MARK C. PERRY 3,045.00 / ERIC PETERSON 1,102.40 / PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 3,409.36 /HELEN HEGARDT 225.00 / PINEDALE GLASS INC. 360.00 / PINEDALE LUMBER 475.76 /PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 560.31 / PINEDALE ROUNDUP 682.50 /PINEDALE SINCLAIR 378.52 / PLAINSMAN PRINTING & SUPPLY 3,859.92
POCKET PRESS, INC. 73.92 / POSITIVE PROMOTIONS 86.40 / U.S. POSTMASTER 42.00
PROVIDENCE ARCHITECTURE INC. 7,064.25 / PSC ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES LLC 1,388.89
LOIS PUNTENEY 170.00 / QUALITY INN & SUITES 1,440.00 / QUESTAR GAS 54.23 /R&B SUPPLY 834.95 / R & E COMPUTER SERVICE LLC 6,250.00 /RECYCLE SYSTEMS, LLC 876.86 / RENDEZVOUS POINTE 9,062.00 /RENDEZVOUS TRAVEL 1,223.00 / RURAL HEALTH CARE DISTRICT 2,501.85 /RIDLEY'S FAMILY MARKETS 2,743.52 / RIGGING FOR RESCUE, LLC 850.00 /RIM WALKER SYSTEMS 443.38 / RITEC INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS 731.00 /RIVERA LODGE 1,108.00 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 7,193.85 /ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 34,148.76 / ROBIN SCHAMBER 1,030.59 /R.S. BENNETT CONSTRUCTION INC. 97,342.11 / JAMES SCHMIDT 42.39 /JANIS C. SCHENKE 150.00 / PAT SCHUELER 145.00 /SUBLETTE COUNTY SCHOOL DIST #9 125.00 / DONNA SHAFER 171.00 /WILMA M. SHRIVER 145.00 / SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS 216,277.54 /SIRCHIE FINGER PRINT LABORATORIES 140.82 / SMARTGUNNER.COM 37.98 /TANYA SMITH 289.18 / ANNIE SONDGEROTH 289.39
SOUTHWEST SUBLETTE COUNTY 1,500.00 / SPILLMAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1,346.00
SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 78.87 / MARY ELLEN STEELE 145.00 /NEAL STELTING 3,750.00 / SHARON J. STEVENS 165.59 / NANCY STOTT 145.00 /CODY STURMAN 132.00 / SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 131.25 /SUBLETTE EXAMINER 2,967.00 / TAYLOR RANCHES 1,000.00 /TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORP. 1,665.00 / TEGELER & ASSOCIATES 50.00 /TOBY TERRELL 154.18 / TESCO WILLIAMSEN 275.51 / THE TIRE STORE INC. 58.45 /TOOLS UNLIMITED 78.10 / TOP SHELF ARTIC CAT 46.75 / TOWN OF MARBLETON 38.78 /TREE & LAWN CARE 190.00 / TRIHYDRO 9,154.85 /TRI-STATE TRUCK & EQUIPMENT INC 1,495.42 / AMY TULLIS 328.20 /UNION TELEPHONE 69.55 / UNITED PARCEL SERVICE 125.14 / VALLEY MORTUARY 200.00 /VAUGHNS PLUMBING & HEATING 675.00 / KENNETH WALKER 20.00 / JANE WARINNER 165.00 /WAXIE SANITARY SUPPLY 1,430.79 / WY DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION 3,653.85 /PEGGY WEBER 510.00 / WESTERN PETROLEUM 44,707.82
WESTERN PLAINS MACHINERY CO. 1,067.21 / WESTERN DETENTION 102.00 /WESTECH FUEL EQUIPMENT 309.50 / WEST PAYMENT CENTER 683.53 /WEST PUBLISHING CORPORATION 168.00 / WESTERN WYOMING PATHOLOGY 1,313.66 /DONESE W. WILLIAMS 100.00 / WINDSHIELD DOCTOR 50.00 / WINDRIVER PIZZA 45.48 /WLC ENGINEERING, SURVEYING AND PLAN 11,062.00 / WOLF'S PINEDALE DODGE 535.67 /RALPH E. WOOD 2,362.50 / WIND RIVER DENTAL, LLC 122.00 /WIND RIVER GARDENS 71.97 / WESTERN SHELTER SYSYEMS 33,295.00 /WYOMING STATE 4-H FOUNDATION 495.00 / WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 33,953.09 /WYOMING.COM 342.95 / WYOMING NATURAL GAS FAIR 350.00 / WYOMING STATE BAR 475.00 /WYOMING STATE FAIR & RODEO 1,408.00 / WYOMING WORKER'S SAFETY AND 10,068.72 /XEROX CORPORATION 1,392.26 / XEROX CORPORATION 820.23
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:30 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ William W. Cramer, Chairman
/s/ Mary L. Lankford, County Clerk
Public notice #1376. Published in the Sublette Examiner on Sept. 25, 2008.
BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS
OF THE STATE OF WYOMING
The following matters will come before this Commission on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2008, at 9:00 A.M., or as soon thereafter as the matters may be heard, or between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 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. 11, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 374-2008, brought on the Commission's own motion to ask Questar Exploration & Production Company to show cause as to why fines and penalties should be levied for its failure to notify the Commission of its intent to spud, in derogation of Chapter 3, Section 22(c) of the Commission's Rules, the Stewart Point 1D3-18 well in Section 18, Township 33 North, Range 109 West, 6th P.M., Sublette County, Wyoming.
Cause No. 3, Order No. 1, DOCKET NO. 496-2008, brought on the application of Ultra Resources, Inc., for an order authorizing a pilot project to increase density of thirty-two (32) wells per quarter section for the Lance Pool as defined in Docket 126-2003 underlying the NW1/4 of Section 2, the NW1/4 of Section 3 and the NE1/4 of Section 4, Township 31 North, Range 109 West, 6th P.M.; and the SW1/4 of Section 27, Township 32 North, Range 109 West, 6th P.M.; with the authorized bottom hole location of each well to be anywhere within the quarter section but no closer than 100 feet from the boundary of any quarter section in the application and after notice, authorizing the directional drilling of the additional well; all in the Pinedale Anticline area, 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 Conservation 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 ten (10) working days before the hearing by filing a written protest. Pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 12 of the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Rules & Regulations, the written protest must state the grounds of the protest and include information and evidence to demonstrate that: (A) The protestant is a party entitled to notice or relief under Wyo. Stat. Ann. ¤¤ 30-5-101 through 30-5-410; (B) The protestant seeks a remedy that is within the jurisdiction and authority of the Commission. No action shall be taken on an objection or protest that is not timely filed.
DATED this 18th day of September, 2008.
WYOMING OIL & GAS
Public notice #1374. Published in the Sublette Examiner on Sept. 25, 2008.
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