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6 I The Lovell Chronicle I January 29, 2015 LES fifth-graders perform at All-State Music host night concert in Sheridan BY DAVID PECK A group of Lovell fifth-grad- ers were thrilled to perform on the big stage last week after be- ing selected for the opening night concert of the 2015 Wyoming All- State Music Conference at Sheri- dan High School. Lovell Elementary School Music Director Chauna Bischoff said she heard about the oppor- tunity while speaking with Cody East Side Elementary School mu- sic teacher Emily Andrews, ele- mentary school vice president of the Wyoming Music Educators Association, which sponsors All- State Music along with the Wy- oming High School Activities Association. She submitted a video of the school's spring concert, which in- cluded the current fifth-graders, who were then fourth-graders. The WMEA board chose Lovell Elementary to perform as the opening performance of the Sun- day night concert that kicks off All-State Music. "They requested guitars and all of the things we do in 30 min- utes," Bischoff said. "The kids were so fast getting ready that we were three seconds under 30 min- utes with everything." The fifth-graders performed eight numbers in the concert at the Sheridan High School Gym: "The William Tell Overture" on rhythm sticks, the "North Skelton Sword Dance," "Squanto's Song ' and "Bile Them Cabbage Down" by the recorder ensemble, "This Land is Your Land" on guitars, "What Do You Do With a Music Teacher?" on guitar with singing and two pure singing numbers, "Still in My Heart" and "This Flag We Fly" in honor of men and wom- en in the military serving their country. i!i!ii:i !!iiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiii%i; ' iii]!iiii!iiiii!iiiiiiiiiii!!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Lovell fifth-graders performing at the Wyoming All-State Music opening night concert Jan. 18 were (front row, l-r) Chance Abraham, Brodin Lockner, (second row) Bishop Trainor, Ralph Moreno, Dallen Mangus, Amos Monterde, Kane Ferguson, Sam Cornia, Jastin Joy, (third row) Michelle Lake, Ashlynn Fink, HaileyRael, Alyssa Rael, Jordan Woodford, Chelsi Green, Shaylee Bowers, Mykaela Sippel, Chevelle Jolley, Manda Mayes, Ashton Harper, (back row) Quinn Lindsay and Riley Heindl. Not pictured are Ben Hawley and Krystalyn Palmer. "They did awesome," Bischoff said. "The audience laughed and cheered. It was amazing." Bischoff said the fifth-graders came before school and practiced to get ready for the performance during part of November and all of December. Then on Saturday morning before the conference the students met at the school in Lovell to run through the entire program in order. On the Sunday of the per- formance, Jan. 18, the students bused to Sheridan for a dress re- hearsal that began at 4:30 p.m. at Sheridan High School. With some time between that and the 7:30 performance, Lovell native Ja- nine Goodrich, a family and con- sumer science teacher at SHS, opened up her classroom to the Lovell students to rest and relax before the performance. "It was way nice of her," Bis- choff said. The students were a bit awed by the big crowd in the gym, but Bischoff said they rose to the oc- casion and performed well. "The other teachers were impressed with how they per- formed," she said, "how focused they were and how varied our pro- gram was." Performing were fifth-graders Hailey Rael, Alyssa Rael, Krysta- lyn Palmer, Chevelle Jolley, Ash- ton Harper, Manda Mayes, Ash- lynn Fink, Bishop Trainor, Dallen Mangus, Chance Abraham, Amos Monterde, Mykaela Sippel, Mi- chelle Lake, Broden Lockner, Riley Heindl, Ralph Moreno, Shaylee Bowers, Jordan Wood- ford, Quinn Lindsay, Kane Fergu- son, Sam Cornia, Jastin Joy, Ben Hawley and Chelsey Green. Due to the late hour and the students' age, they returned home following their performance but had to go by way of Billings due to a crash on the mountain. Performing after them were the Sheridan High School Sympho- ny Orchestra, the Sheridan Coun- ty Children's and Youth Chorale, the Sheridan High School African Marimba group and the Sheridan County Super Choir. "It was quite an honor (to be included)," Bischoff said. Bischoff said she appreciates the support she received from Lovell educators including Supt. Rick Woodford and wife Jennifer, music teachers Linnea Dickson and Jessica Schreiner, Lovell's all-state choir members, Kathy Harrison, LES Principal Cheri Hoffman, teacher Lindsay Lind- say and others, many of whom helped with staging and equip- ment and supervising the stu- dents since Bischoff stayed in Sheridan for another two days during the conference. "The teachers (in Sheridan) were so impressed that my princi- pal and superintendent were there to support and help us," she said. Calling all brass: NWC's 12th annual Brass Festival Saturday, Feb. 7 Trumpet and trombone play- ers from across the Big Horn Ba- sin are polishing their instru- ments for the 2015 Northwest College Brass Festival Saturday, Feb. 7. Brass players of all ages are invited to improve their play- ing through this rare opportuni- ty and to contribute their sounds to:the trumpet and trombone en- sembles concert. Ensemble re- hearsal begins at 4 p.m. in the Nelson Performing Arts Center Auditorium. The day-long event features a warm-up session with the art- ists at 10 a.m., a brass quin- tet performance by The Usual Suspects at 1:15 p.m., clinician presentations at 2 p.m. and a trumpet master class at 3 p.m. Instruments from Hill Music will also be on display. The festival culminates in a free public concert at 7 p.m. in the Nelson Performing Arts Cen- ter Auditorium. Trumpet clinician for the day is Douglas Bull, music depart- ment program director at Casper College, who directs the bands, brass ensemble and studio brass classes. Trombone players will learn from guest artist Joshua Lampkins, a freelance musician from Bozeman, Mont. "All players middle school age and older who want to im- prove their technique or who just want to blow their horns are wel- come," Robert Rumbolz, associate professor of music at NWC, said. "There's a lot to learn from these guest artists and clinicians." Rumbolz encourages brass players across the Big Horn Ba- sin to contact him at Robert.Rum- bolz@nwc.edu or 307-754-6426 to get instructions for downloading the ensemble music. NWC low brass instructor Rick Parmer can be reached at Richard.Parmer@ nwc.edu or 307-202-0438. Co-directed by Rumbolz and Parmer, the festival is support- ed in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council through funding from the Wyoming State Legislature and the National En- dowment for the Arts. For more information on the event and the artists, follow the "Festivals" link at http://www. northwestmusic.org. South Big Hom Caun transfer station bids INVITATION TO BID Notice is hereby given that the Big Horn County Solid Waste Disposal District will receive sealed bids for the South Big Horn Transfer Station. Bids will be received Big Horn County Court House, 420 West C Street, Basin, WY 82410 until 7:00 P.M. (local time), March 17, 2015, at which time and place said bids will be opened publicly and read aloud. The improvement shall consist of, but not be limited to, the fol- lowing major construction items: The construction of a new pre- fabricated steel building with plumbing, electrical, mechanical components, a new water and sewer service line, gravel parking lot, concrete walls & drive ways, earthwork, and landscaping. Each bid must be accompanied by Bid Security, made payable to Big Horn County Solid Waste Disposal District for five percent of the total amount of the bid. Bid security may be in the form of a certified check, bank check or a Bid Bond. Bidding documents may be obtained beginning January 9, 2015 by logging on to the www.inberg-miller.comwebsite and clicking on "Bid Documents." These documents are available only in digital format for a non-refundable fee of $10.00. On-line registration is mandatory for all bidders. The Issuing Office is: Inberg-Miller Engineers 124 East Main Street Riverton, WY 82501 307-856-8136 A mandatory prebid conference will be held at 1"00 p.m. on the March 3, 2015 at the 3 "u Floor Conference room of the Big Horn County Court House, 420 West C Street, Basin, Wyoming. All bidders are required to attend. Publish: January 15, 22 & 29, 2015 Notice of service by publication IN THE DISTRICT COURT, FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COUNTY OF BIG HORN, STATE OF WYOMING RACHELLE LEA MARTINEZ, ) Plaintiff ) vs ) TONY LEE BRADFORD ) Defendant ) Civil No. CV-2014-0067 NOTICE OF SERVICE BY PUBLICATION To: Tony Lee Bradford, whose last known address is unknown. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been com- menced and is now pending in the District Court for the Fifth Judicial District, County of Big Horn County, Wyoming, Civil No. CV-2014. 0067. WHEREIN, Rachelle Lea Marfinez is the Plaintiff and you are the Defendant; the object and prayer of which Amended Complaint is seeking dissolution of your marriage to the Plaintiff and establish- ment of custody, visifion and child support of the parties' minor child, and a Decree of Divorce. Unless you file an Answer or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint referenced above within 30 days following the last date of publication of this notice, a default judgment will be taken against you and a Decree of Divorce dissolving your marriage and establishing the custody, visition and support of the parties' minor childwill be granted. DATED this 20th day of January, 2015 Serena I( Lipp, Clerk of Court By: Cathy Munis, Deputy Clerk Publish: January 22, 29, February 5 & 12, 2015 Lovell Town Council minutes r Jan. 26 r 2015 PUBLIC NOTICE MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD JANUARY 26, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. AT LOVELL TOWN HALL. Present: Mayor Angel Montanez, Council Members: Brian Dick- son, Bruce Wolsey, Scott Allred and Kevin Jones. Others present: Clerk/Treasurer Valerie Beal, Police Chief Nick Lewis, Randy Pine, David Peck. With a quorum present, Mayor Angel Montanez called the meet- ing to order and ted in the Pledge of Allegiance. Scott Allred made a motion to recess the Special Meeting and reconvene in Executive Session pursuant to W. S. 16-4-405 (a) (ii) con- sidering the appointment, employment, right to practice, dismissal, complaints or charges against a public officer, professional person or employee. Second by Kevin Jones. All in favor. Motion passed. Special Meeting was reconvened at 7:36 p.m. Council reviewed the employee sick leave pool policy and a request by Randy Pine to be allowed to use hours from the pool. Scott Allred made a motion to allow Randy Pine to contribute to the sick leave pool outside of the stated time frame for buying into the program. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Lovell Community. Center SiL bids TOWN OF LOVELL COMMUNITY CENTER SIGN BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Town of Lovell will receive sealed bids for the Community Center Sign at Town of Lovell, 336 Nevada Av- enue, Lovell WY 82431 until 4:00 p.m. February 13, 2015 at which time bids will be opened and read aloud. A five percent bid bond in the form of an irrevocable letter of credit or a cashier's check payable to the Town of Lovell must accompany all bids. The bid bond of the suc- cessful bidder will be held until completion of the project agreement. Qualified certified resident bidders will be given a five percent bid preference over non-resident bidders. Specifications may be obtained by contacting Town of Lovell at 307-548-6551 or tol@tctwest.net. Publish January 29 & February 5, 2015 Byron Bar liquor license renewal PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on the 9th day of January, 2015, Ma- rie McCollam, d/b/a Byron Bar, LLC filed an application for renewal of a liquor license in the office of the clerk of the Town of Byron for the following described place: a 10' X 31' room front portion of a frame and block building located at 130 East Main, situated in the N 1/2 of East 80' Lot 2: Block 17, Town of Byron, Wyoming. Protests if any there may be, against the issuance of the liquor license, will be heard at 6:00 p.m. February 10, 2015, during the regu- lar Town Council Meeting in the Byron Town Complex. Donna Booth, Town Clerk Town of Byron Publish: January 29 & and February 5, 2015 Bruce Wolsey reported being unable to attend the WAM Winter Workshop as planned and with the Council polled prior to the meet- ing, Brian Dickson acted as voting delegate. Kevin Jones made a mo- tion to approve re-designating Brian Dickson as the voting delegate for the WAM Winter Workshop. Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. The 2015 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant agreement was presented for signature. The project is to install new sidewalk on both sides of Shoshone Avenue from 9 th Street to 10 th Street to provide a safe walking area for pedestrians and install pave- ment markings for bike lanes on the hill for bicycle users. The esti- mated project cost is $252,550 with 80% federal grant funding and 20% local share of the project. Scott AUred made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign the TAP grant for Shoshone Hill Project. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Scott Allred made a motion to adjourn at 7:55 p.m. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Pending Approval:Mayor Angel J. Montanez A'Iq'EST: Clerk/Treasurer Valerie Beal Publish: January 29, 2015 BHC notice of hearing NOTICE OF HEARING (NOH #4, 2014-2015) January 29th, 2015 Notice is hereby given of a lJublic hearing on a proposed transfer of funds to the following budgets: $11,000 from unanticipated revenue (Search and Rescue Do- nations/Trusting Agency Fund) to 104530-700-000 South End Equipment/Truck $22,500 from unanticipated revenue (Office of Homeland Se- curity) to 10-4-480-800-000 Pre Disaster Mitigation Plan Up- date Grant $7,500.00 from County Reserves 10-3-951-000-000 to 10-4-480- 800-100 Pre Disaster Mitigation Plan Update Cost Match * $31,500.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming Depart- ment of Transportation) to 81-4-503-905-200 N. Airport Geo- technical Investigation $0.00 from County Reserves 10-3-951-000-000 to 81-4-503-905- 100 N. Airport Geotechnical Investigation (Cost Match) The board of county commissioners will hold a hearing at 11:30 a.m. on February 3, 2015, in the commissioners' chambers at the courthouse in Basin, at which time any and all persons interested may appear and be heard respecting such transfer of funds. Dated this 29th day of January 2015 Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman /s Felix Carrizales, Member /s John G. Hyde, Member Attest: /s Lori Smallwood County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: January 29, 2015 I i|lm