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].2 I The Lovell Chronicle I April 17, 2014 Notice of prohata I C: Montana Dakota IJtilities [3001-q-2R7- P-14) Call for Rids: LHS weiL ht room addition IN THE DISTRICT COURT, FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COUNTY OF BIG HORN, STATE OF WYOMING IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE) OF ) Probate RONALD FRANSZONI LINDSAY ) No. PR-2014-0010 NOTICE OF PROBATE PUBLIC NOTICE CALL FOR BIDS Big Horn County School District No. 2 Lovell High School Weight Room Addition The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) has given Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. (MDU) authority to pass on a wholesale natural gas cost increase of $0.666 per Dekatherm (Dth) Big Horn County School District No. 2 is receiving sealed Pro- for Residential, Firm General Service, Small and Large Interruptible posals for their Weight Room Addition at the Lovell High School Gym- customers, and a decrease of $0.223 per Dth for Seasonal customers nasium. through its Commodity Balancing Account (CBA), effective on and af- The work will consist of a new 1,920 square foot weight room ter April 1, 2014. The proposed pass-on increase for Residential, Firm addition to the existing Lovell High School Gymnasium. The build- General Service customers is attributable to: [i] a projected wholesale ing will be constructed of concrete masonry block and exterior brick TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE: gas cost of $6.435 per Dth ($0.666 per Dth more than the current gas to match the appearance of the existing gymnasium. This addition You are hereby notified that on the 19th day of March, 2014, the cost); [ii] a CBA surcharge of $0.202 per Dth to amortize the Compa- will be constructed on drilled piers, steel joist roof construction with Last Will and Testament of decedent was admitted to probate by the ny's projected under-recovered balance over the period from October a membrane roof system. There will be exterior translucent wall above named court, and that Tonya Lindsay Oakes was appointed 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014: and [iii] a NoipCore Revenu.e panels, rubber weight room floorimz, wall oads, finishes, HVAC and Personal Representative thereof. Any action to set aside the Will shall Credit ()t ~0.13ti per Dth to amortize MDU's July 31, 2013, net creoit electrical systems, as well as other work as defined by the Contract be filed in the Court within three months from the date of the first balance. The proposed change in rates is subject to notice, protest, Documents. publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred, intervention, refund, opportunity for hearing and such other orders First copies of the Contract Documents will be on file after April Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent as the Commission may deem appropriate 7, 2014, and open to public inspection in the office of Plan One/Archi- or to decedent's estate are requested to make immediate payment to The average Residential, Firm General Service customers using tects, 1001 12th Street, Cody, WY. the undersigned at 500 Greybull Avenue, Greybull, Wyoming. approximately 7.1 Dth in April 2014 may expect a monthly gas bill Bidders may obtain one (1) set of Contract Documents from the Creditors having claims against the decedent or the estate are increase of approximately $4.73 or 8.17%, before taxes. Actual bills office of the Architect upon deposit of $50.00 (make checks payable to required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers, in the will vary with usage. Han One). Deposits are to be non-refundable. office of the Clerk of said Court, on or before three months after the The proposed retail rate increases result in a projected dol- A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on April 23, 2014, beginning date of the first publication of this notice, and if such claims are not lar-for-dollar increase in the Company's April 2014, revenues of ap- at 2:00 p.m. Meet at the High School Gymnasium on Great Western so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred, proximately $127,200 using projected sales volumes. The increases Avenue in Lovell. The Pre-Bid is Mandatory for all General Contrac- DATED this 27th day of March, 2014. do not change the Company's authorized rate of return, tors wishing to have their bid considered for the work. The sub-con- Under Commission Rule 249 and 250 a utility may apply to tractors and suppliers are welcome to attend the Pre-bid Conference. Tonya Lindsay Oakes pass on to its customers known or prospective wholesale commodity All Proposals must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount cost increases or decreases on a dollar-for-dollar basis and subject to of 5% of the maximum amount of the Proposal. Successful bidder to Publish: April 3, 10 & 17, 2014 public notice, opportunity for hearing and refund. MDU's application is on file at the Commission's offices in Chey- provide a 100% Performance and Payment Bond. Preference shall be given to Wyoming Contractors as defined by Wyoming Statutes, NWRMt - final oavment enne, Wyoming, and in the Company's Sheridan, Wyoming, business 1977, Section 16-6.101, in accordance with the provisions of Section " office, and may be inspected by any interested person during regular 16-6-102. Attention is also called to the provisions of Section 166-103 NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT business hours, with respect to Sub-contractors by a successful bidder. Anyone who wants to file an intervention petition, request for The Owner reserves the privilege of rejecting any or all Propos- Pursuant to Section 16-6-116 of the Wyoming Statutes, latest revi- a public hearing, or a statement, public comment or protest in this als, or waiving any irregularities or formalities in any Proposal in the sion, Notice is hereby given that Northwest Rural Water District has matter must file in writing with the Commission on or before May 5, bidding. Submit written Proposals to: Big Horn County School Dis- been advised that the work on Highway 32 - Treated Water Reloca- 2014. A proposed intervention or request for hearing must set forth trict No. 2, 502 Hampshire Avenue, Lovell, WY, 82431. Sealed Propos- fion has been completed according to the plans and specifications and the grounds under which they are made and the position and interest als marked, "Lovell High Schobl Weight Room Addition" on the rules set forth in the Contract between the Northwest Rural Water of the petitioner in this proceeding, outside of the envelope must be received by 2:00 P.M. May 8, 2014. District, the Owner, and Brittain's Farming and Hauling, the Contrac- If you want to intervene in this matter or request a public hearing Dated: April 7, 2014 tor, and said Contractor is entitled to final settlement therefore. All that you will attend, or want to make a statement, a protest or a public Big Horn County School District No. 2 persons, firms or corporations who have any claims for work done comment, and you require reasonable accommodation for a disabili- Dan Coe - Superintendent or equipment/materials furnished on said work are hereby notified ty, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427, or write to the that final payment will be made to said Contractor in accordance with Commission at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming Publish: April 10 & 17, 2014 the terms of the Contract after the 41st day(May 14, 2014), following 82002, to make arrangements. Communications impaired persons the first publication of this Notice. This Notice does not relieve the may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at Wyoming WeatheH tion rviee. bidders Contractor and the sureties on their bond from any claims for work 711. Please mention Docket No. 30013-287-GP-14 in your communi- or labor done or materials or supplies furnished in the execution of cations. INVITATION FOR BIDDERS the Contract. Dated: April 4 2014. Northwest Rural Water District Wyoming Weatherization Services is requesting contractor ser- /s/owner Publish: April 10 & 17, 2014 vices for hvac/plumbing projects for this year starting July 1, 2014. Interested parties must be fully licensed and insured. Hease contact Publish: April 3, 10 & 17, 2014 Janelle Anderson at 307-347-2200 for more information and to be add- ed to the bidders list. The closing date is May 15, 2014. Lavell Town Council minuf s: April & 2014 Publish: April 17, 2014 PUBLIC NOTICE MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING HELD APRIL 8, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. AT LOVELL TOWN HALL. Present: Mayor Bruce Morrison, Council Members: Brian Dick- son, Bruce Wolsey, Scott Allred and Kevin Jones. Others present: Clerk/Treasurer Valerie Beal, Attorney Sandra Kitchen, Ed Allred, Andrew Mattie, Wayne Brost, David Peck, Frank Mickelson, Jerry Warman, David Peck, Sue Taylor, Bobbe Fitzhugh, Kathy Patceg. With a quorum present Mayor Morrison called the meeting to order and led in the Hedge of Allegiance. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve the minutes of the Regu- lar Meeting held March 11, 2014. Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. Scott AUred made a motion to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held March 18, 2014. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Kevin Jones made a motion to approve the minutes of the Executive Session held March 18, 2014. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Brian Dickson made a motion to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held March 31, 2014. Second by Kevin Jones. All in favor. Motion passed. Kevin Jones made a motion to approve the minutes of the Work Meeting held March 31, 2014. Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. OLD BUSINESS: Andrew Mattie - DOWL HKM Engineer reported a pre-construc- tion meeting for the Main Street Water and Sewer Project will be held at the Fire Hall at 1:00 p.m. on April 16, 2014. They will discuss details of scheduling and emergency contact information. He reported the project is scheduled to start on April 28% They are reviewing items that must be cast in concrete and must be ordered and have been working with Western Sugar to accommodate their needs. Council reviewed an agreement with Reiman Corp. and Subsidi- ary for use of Town property as a staging area during the construction project. Council discussed inserting the amount of 1 million dollars in the line for general liability insurance. Brian Dickson made a motion to enter into an agreement for use of the town property as stipulated in the agreement with $1,000,000 liability to cover the Town and au- thorize the Mayor to sign it. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Council requested the Police Department and Sheriff Department be notified of the agreement. Scott Allred made a motion to move the Rodeo Arena Tilling Bid from the table for discussion. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Wayne Brost a representative of the Western Arena & Motor Sports Center Board reported the Board would like to re- bid the contract. They requested a per month amount and only got an hourly rate which they feel they can't afford. Scott Allred made a motion to reject all bids for the Rodeo Arena Tilling Contract and re-advertise. Second by Kevin Jones. All in favor. Motion passed. ORDINANCE 929 amending Section 19-03-01-080 providing for water rate increases and termination of service was presented by At- torney Sandra Kitchen for second reading. An effective date of June 21, 2014 was added in Section 2 of the ordinance. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to approve Ordinance 929 on second reading. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. NEW BUSINESS: Sue Taylor- Lovell Inc. Director introduced Bobbe Fitzhugh and Kathy Patceg of Community Builders, Inc. They are currently work- ing on the Big Horn Countywide Strategic Plan. They plan to meet with towns and citizens around the county to determine strengths and weaknesses for economic development. Ms. Fitzhugh presented a stake holder survey and invited Council to participate. She also in- vited citizens to participate in the community survey. They will be finishing within a couple of months and will furnish each stakeholder with a copy of the plan. Sue Taylor presented Council with an invitation to a breakfast meeting being held on May 1st. This will an informational meeting to learn more about cultivating economic growth in Big Horn County and a pledge drive for public and private entities. Council discussed a request for an official voting delegate for the 2014 WAM Annual Convention Business Meeting in Casper on Sat- urday, June 14, 2014. Scott Ailred made a motion to approve Bruce Wolsey as the WAM voting delegate. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Council reviewed a liquor catering permit application from Au- drey Bay, d/b/a/4-Corners Bar. Scott Allred made a motion to issue the liquor catering permit for the Evening with Friends Fundralser on May 10, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 12:00 midnight at the Lovell Com- munity Center. Second by Kevin Jones. All in favor. Motion passed. Council reviewed two liquor catering permit applications from the Byron Bar LLC. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to issue a liquor catering permit for the Lovell Chamber Banquet on April 11, 2014 at the Community Center contingent on Town of Byron's approval and Town of Lovell receiving notification. Second by Scott Allred. Bruce Wolsey amended his motion to also approve issuing a liquor catering permit to the Byron Bar for the Bernard Wedding on June 14, 2014 with the same stipulations. Amended Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. Councilman Brian Dickson explained that State Land and Invest- ment (SLIB) grant funds left over from previous construction projects cannot be transferred by us to another project. He requested Council consider relinquishing the remaining funds from MRG #11013 so they could be used by SLIB to re-allocate to someone else. Brian Dickson made a motion to relinquish $139,495.42 back to SLIB for re-allocation and allow the Mayor to sign the letter. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Council discussed holding a town clean-up and again providing a coupon that can be obtained by Town of LoveU citizens at the Po- lice Department which can be redeemed for one load at the County Landfill. It was discussed that landfill requirements must be met for the coupon to be redeemed and all loads must be covered. No con- struction or commercial hauling, no tires or hazardous materials may be hauled with the coupon. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to change the Coupon to read Spring 2014 and to allow the coupons from April 17, 2014 through May 3, 2014. Second by Kevin Jones. All in favor. Motion passed. Council discussed the notification letter from Department of En- vironmental Quality for the open burn setback waiver, continuing to follow the Vegetative Material Open Burn plan as done previously and the dates approved. Kevin Jones made a motion to accept the open burn waiver for the dates of April 84 through June 30th for weekends only while school is in session and dally after school is out for summer break. September 1st through November 30th for weekends only. Sec- ond by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. GENERAL INFORMATION: Bills were presented for payment. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to pay the bills. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. 360oo OFFICE SOLUTIONS INC ................................................. 453.77 BANK OF LOVELL ................................................................ 15,334.37 BEAL, VALERIE ............................................................................ 90.84 BIG HORN COUNTY SOLID WASTE .................................... 9,402.90 BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD ................................................ 22,437.86 BOX OFFICE, THE ........................................................................ 11.88 BRANDIN' IRON .......................................................................... 34.55 CNA SURETY ........................................................................... 2,235.00 COLORADO CASUALTY INSURANCE .................................. 100.00 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES INC ....................... 2,504.00 COPENHAVER KATH KITCHEN ............................................ 1,944.70 DASH ENTERPRISES INC ............................................................ 90.00 DICKSON, BRIAN .......................................................................... 9.86 DIVISION OF VICTIM SERVICES ............................................ 50.00 DOWL HKM .......................................................................... 19,758.10 EMMETT, GARY ........................................................................ 140.81 ENERGY LABORATORIES INC ................................................ 265.00 FERGUSON WATERWORKS #1701 ........................................... 279.09 FIRST BANK OF WYOMING ................................................. 2,666.72 GARVIN MOTORS INC .............................................................. 315.51 GREAT WEST FINANCIAL .................................................... 1,070.00 INTER-MOUNTAIN I_ABS INC .................................................. 243.30 JAMESON, MICHAEL ...................................................... : ...... 1,200.00 KEELE SANITATION LLC ..................................................... 1,360.84 LEWIS, NICK ............................................................................ 1,791.70 LINTON'S BIG R ........................................................................... 720.00 LITTLE AMERICA ........................................................................ 297.00 LOVELL- KANE AREA MUSEUM ............................................. 126.50 LOVELL AREA CHAMBER/COMMERCE ............................. 1,025.00 LOVELL BUILDING CENTER ................................................. 106.92 LOVELL CHRONICLE ............................................................. 1,013.25 LOVELL RECREATION DISTRICT ........................................ 190.39 LOVELL VETERINARY SERVICE ............................................... 72.00 MAIN STREET CAR WASH ......................................................... 120.00 MAYES, NEIL ............................................................................. 320.00 MILLER'S FABRICATION INC ................................................... 454.39 MINCHOW'S SERVICE LLC .................................................. 2,385.31 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES ........................................ 1,503.96 MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY ...................... 4,849.32 MUSTANG DAYS COMMITTEE ............................................ 2,500.00 NORMONT EQUIPMENT CO .......... . ..................................... 906.00 NORTHWEST PIPE FITTINGS INC ........................................ 225.70 NORTHWEST RURAL WATER DISTRICT ................................. 39.60 OFFICE SHOP ........................................................................... 492.04 ONE - CALL OF WYOMING .......................................................... 45.00 OWENS, KRISTIN ........................................................................ 786.71 PARK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT .............................................. 60.00 POSTMASTER ............................................................................... 321.18 RAM'S HEAD - LOVELL ............................................................... 50.00 RED APPLE SUPERMARKEq" ................................................. 120.80 ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER ............................................... 4,929.94 SAVAGE, DOUGLAS ....................................................................... 9.14 SAVAGE, ROBYN ......................................................................... 200.00 SHOSHONE MUNICIPAL PIPELINE ................................... 20,978.74 SLATER, LARRY ........................................................................... 20.00 SNELL, TIMOTHY I .................................................................... 87.00 SWITCHBACK GRILL .................................................................... 49.45 TCT WEST INC .......................................................................... 899.19 TOM'S WINDOW & SCREEN ....................................................... 26.70 TOWN OF LOVELL ..................................................................... 103.03 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE .......................... 219,362.50 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION .................................... 350.56 VALLEY FLOWERS & GIFTS .................................................... 18.00 VALLEY MOTOR SUPPLY CO ................................................... 99.22 WALKER, LEWIS B .................................................................. .298.65 WILSON BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION ................................. 350.00 WOODCRAFT CABINETRY INC ......................................... 7,147.00 WYOMING NCPERS - 851 ............................................................ 48.00 WYO RETIREMENT SYSTEM ............................................... 8,152.43 WYO DEPT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES ......................... 1,657.68 MAHNKE, LEVAE ....................................................................... 300.00 CROFT, ED .................................................................................... 295.00 GARCIA, MIGUEL ......................................................................... 83.22 RAEL, GREG .................................................................................. 150.00 ALVARAD O, RUBEN ..................................................................... 200.65 YEAMAN, SARA ......................................................................... 240.93 SAVAGE, CHRISTY & VAN ...................................................... 144.77 Total Paid: ................................................................................ 368,723.67 Clerk/Treasurer Valerie Beal reported on an Open House invita- tion received from Absaroka, Inc. Early Head Start and an invitation to the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) Spring Committee Meeting. She also reported on information received from WAM on Teen Delegate Representatives for the WAM Convention in June, 2014 and also presented 2013 Dispatching Services information provided by the Police Department for Council review. Mayor Bruce Morrison reported Arbor Day will be celebrated in the Town on April 23, 2014 and he will read a proclamation during the event held with the school that day. He also reported inviting the FFA group from the Lovell Schools to give a presentation on parliamentary procedures at the May Regular Meeting. Councilman Kevin Jones encouraged citizens to take advantage of the spring cleanup. Councilman Scott Allred expressed appreciation for Councilman Brian Dickson's handling of the streets and water and sewer projects and congratulated him on serving as the President of WAM. Bruce Wolsey made a motion at 8:00 p.m. to recess the Regular Meeting and reconvene in Executive Session pursuant to W.S; 164 405 (a) (ii) to consider employment and W.S. 16-4405 (a) (vii) to con- sider site selection or purchase real estate. Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. Regular Meeting was reconvened at 8:52 p.m. Council scheduled a work meeting for April 29, 2014 at 7:00 to continue working on the budget. Kevin Jones made a motion to adjourn at 8:55 p.m. Second by Scott Allred. All in favor. Motion passed. Pending Approval: Mayor R. Bruce Morrison ATTEST:Clerk/Treasurer Valerie Beal Publish: April 17, 2014 Heavy Equipment Truck Mechanic Truck Driver Scraper Operator Blade Operator Equipment Operator Drug Free Employer. E.O.E. Salary D.O.E. Benefit Package: 401K Medical, Dental & Vision Life Fax Resume to 662-3130 or email Carol at: carolm@drmwyo.com Phone: 686-5143 2920 Garman Road Gillette, WY 82716