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www.LovellChronicle.com May 13, 2010 I The Lovell Chronicle I 19 PUBLIC NOTICES Big Horn County. Commicsioner Minutes. March 2 . 2. 2010 BIG HORN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' MINUTES DATE TIMEAND PLACE: The Board of County Commissioners of Big Horn County, Wyoming, met in regular session on April 20, 2010. The meeting was called to order beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance at 9:00 a.m. at the office of the board of county commissioners in the Basin courthouse. BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Thomas S. Hinman, chairman; Keith Grant, Jerold S. Ewen, members; and Dori Noyes, county clerk and clerk of the board Others present at various times: Karla Pomeroy, Basin Republican Rustler Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried to approve the corrected resolution 2009-2010 #11 which was presented April 6, 2010. Gwen Nelson and Carol Willard, clerk's deputies, met with the commissioners. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen and carried, to go into executive session at 9:50 a.m. regarding personnel issues. Those present were Commissioners Hinman, Grant and Ewen, Dori Noyes, county clerk, and Gwen Nelson and Carol Willard, deputy clerks. Commission Chairman Thomas Hinman called for regular session at 10:00 a.m, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried to allow the bills and payroll with exception to the bill regarding Title 25 from the county attorney's office. The following bills were presented, audited, approved by motion and warrants ordered, issued in payment of same: A I M, INC. 349.40 / ADMINISTRATIVE BUSINESS OFFICE 4,764.00 / ALLTEL 118.00 / ALSCO 62.21 / APPLIED CONCEPTS INC. 200.40 / B&G INDUSTRIES LLC 131.30 / BABY SEAT PROGRAM 269.38 / THOMAS L. BENNETT, MD 1,610.00 / BIG HORN AUTO PARTS, INC. 37.65 / BIG HORN CO-OP MARKETING ASSN 9,413.13 / BIG HORN CO. PUBLIC HEALTH 80.00 / BIG HORN COUNTY SHERIFF 32,751.49 / FIRE PROTECTION DIST. #5 159.60 / BIG HORN RURAL ELECTRIC CO. 535.32 / BOBCAT OF THE BIG HORN BASIN, INC. 301.27 / MICHELLE M. BURNS 2,150.85 / CALIFORNIA CONTRACTORS SUPPLIES 255.72 / CARQUEST AUTO PARTS 1,004.23 / CHIP DOCTOR 145.00 / CK HARDWARE 122.73 / HEIDI CHRISTENSEN 90.00 / CMI-TECO 209.95 / CODY POLICE DEPARTMENT 25.00 / COMPUTER SOFTWARE ASSOC. 193.00 / COPENHAVER, KATH, KITCHEN 150.00 / COWLEY LUMBER CO. 17.64 / TOWN OF COWLEY 79.40 / ELECTRONICS NATION LLC 45.00 / EXTRACT SYSTEMS 1,000.00 / 5-J CONTRACTING INC. 68,396.40 / FIRST BANKCARD 38.73 / FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #3 82.94 / FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #4 133.98 / FIRST BANKCARD 452.61 / FLEET SERVICES 2,921.27 / GARY'S VACUUM & STAMPS 18.41 / GRETCHEN GASVODA KELSO 30.00 / BRENT GODFREY 14.88 / GDA ENGINEERS 45,822.93 / GREYBULL BUILDING CENTER 41.88 / GREYBULL STANDARD 85.00 / TOWN OF GREYBULL 267.10 / HARPER'S SERVICE CENTER 334.13 / HASKELL FUNERAL HOME 300.00 / DARLA HARRIS 75.00 / ABBY HERNAN DEZ 60.00 / HIGH COUNTRY TELEPHONE 120.00 / HOUSTON SUPPLY 27.33 / JABE CORPORATION 4,750.00 / J&E, INC. 1,358.30 / JOHN R. HALEY IV 468.28 / BRIGITA S. KRISJANSONS 150.00 / LAMAX CONSTRUCTION, INC. 4,840.00 / LAWSON PRODUCTS, INC. 431.00 / MCS OFFICE PRODUCTS INC. 45.74 / ERIC MANN 100.00 / MASTERCARD 331.53 / MARY MATTHEWS 30.00 / NElL MAYES 192.80 /ANGELA MCINTOSH 60.00 / SANDY MCGEE 262.50 / MIDWAY CONSTRUCTION & DIRT INC. 285.00 / MILLER'S FABRICATION & CONST. 85.50 / MINCHOW'S SERVICE 7,767.10 MINCHOWS FOOD COURT 126.19 / MODERN MACHINERY 2,461.74 / MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES 636.93 / MOUNTAIN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY 804,015.56 / MURDOCH OIL, INC. 621.44 / NORTH BIG HORN HOSPITAL 2,391.00 / NORTH BIG HORN SENIOR CITIZENS 150.00 / NORTH BIG HORN SENIOR CITIZENS 833.00 / O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 517.94 / OCCUPATIONAL TESTING, INC. 682.00 / THE OFFICE SHOP, INC. 2,233.79 / OVERLAND EXPRESS MART 329.19 / OVERWATCH 1,02485 / PROFORCE LAW ENFORCEMENT 1,645.85 t PUBUG:AGENCY TRAINING COUNCIL 295.00./ PUBLIC DEFENDER 3,196.80 / QUARTERMASTER 64.92 / QUILL CORPORATION 478.97 / RED APPLE SUPERMARKET 100.67 / RELIABLE OFFICE SUPPLIES 564.77 / BRETT RICHARDSON 28.58 / RIVERBEND PLUMBING & HEATING 6,000.00 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 1,985.19 / RANDY L. ROYAL 262.50 / RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DIST. #1 191.40/RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DIST. #2 196.25 / CHRIS SAWAYA 37.50 / MIKE SCOTT 44.00 / WILLIAM L. SIMPSON 150.00 / DALLEN SMITH 55.00 / SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY SEARCH & RESC 93.03 / SOUTH BIG HORN SENIOR CITIZENS 1,374.81 /STEPHENS-PECK, INC. 65.00/TCT WEST, INC. 5,766.63 / TCT WEST, INC. 1,247.67 / JERRI TILLET 506.25 / TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO. 2,328.76 / TRAVELING COMPUTERS, INC. 5,309.99/TRI COUNTYTELEPHONEASSOC. 69.55 / U.S. POSTMASTER 1,440.00 / U.W.C.E.S. 194.66 / VALLEY HARDWARE 261.95 / AMERICAN WELDING & GAS INC. 376.92 / WAVES WEB DESIGN 112.50 / WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. 131,172.50 / WHEELER'S IGA 49.94 / WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT 664.34 / WY DEQ 400.00 / WYOMING GAS 3,777.35 / WYO. PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES 287.00 Stefanie Padilla, grants administration, presented a grant application and RFRs. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried to sign the Tobacco Free Wyoming Communities Grant funding application. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen and carried to sign the RFRs for the south airport runway projects which were previously approved grants. Stefanie discussed the COPS grant not being in compliance with their reporting. She has contacted the sheriff's department and left a message for the sheriff to get back with her. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve the cooperative agreement between the Wyoming Department of Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Unit and the B.H.C. Clerk of the District Court. Georgia Antley Hunt, county attorney, and William Bridges, Pryor Mountain Engineering, met to discuss the Stuber road issue. Georgia has not heard from the Stubers and recommends giving them some more time due to the cost of starting the process over. Georgia believes Jim Waller's old files may show that viewers were appointed years ago for this project. Georgia agreed to contact or write a letter to the Stubers asking for their intent in signing the easement. Jim Waller, land planning, William Bridges, Pryor Mountain Engineering, and Georgia Antley Hunt, county attorney, discussed the Dorsey Creek Subdivision. Georgia gave the commissioners her opinion that the combination of a first mortgage lien on the entire property and letters of credit for the groups of lots as outlined by Mr. Elliott on March 3, 2010, does satisfy the requirement that the subdivision has adequate financial resources to complete the proposed subdivision. Jim Waller gave an update regarding the Dorsey Creek Subdivision project. Jim Waller will contact Mr. Elliot to meet with the commissioners to present the subdivision project for approval at a later date and Jim will prepare the appropriate documents to present at another meeting. William wanted his concerns noted that DEQ permits should be up to date. Ken Blackburn, sheriff, met with commissioners to discuss the reports due for the COPS grant. The sheriff says the paper work was submitted on time and a copy of the report will be submitted to grants administration and Ken will make sure the state is aware that the reporting is up to date. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session on personnel issues at 11:50 a.m. Those present: Commissioners Hinman, Grant and Ewen, Dori Noyes, county clerk, and Carol Willard, clerk's deputy. Commission Chairman Thomas S. Hinman called for regular session at 12:10 p.m. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen and carried, to break for lunch at 12:10 p.m. to resume at 1:10 p.m. Jim Raffl and Fred Werner, courthouse maintenance, met with the commissioners to present a contract for the courthouse elevator upgrade. The contract presented was approved for form by the county attorney. CommissionerGrantmadea motion, secondedbyCommissioner Ewen and carried, to approve the contract between Otis Elevator Company and Big Horn County in the amount of $38,500.00 for the elevator project. The bid for the lighting contract will be prepared by Jim Hallman, deputy county attorney and presented to the commissioners at a later date. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve retail liquor licenses for Deer haven Lodge and Meadowlark Lakes Lodge. Commissioners chose Robert P. Anderson of Basin, Alanna Nicole Powers of Burlington and Keesha Mac Savage of Lovell as the top three recipients of the 2010-2011 commissioners' scholarships. Alternates in order are: Tyler Anne Brown of Basin, Jeffrey Michael Sanders of Byron, and Carly Anne Jeffers of Hyattville. William Bridges, Pryor Mountain Engineering, presented various utility licenses to consider. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen and carried, to approve utility licenses for: TCT WEST, INC. for the installation of buried cable located beginning T.S. 53N. R. 91W., Sec. 31 and ending T.S. 54N, R. 92W. Sec. 25, 258 Beaver Creek Road TCT WEST, INC. for the installation of buried cable located beginning T.S. 51N. R. 95W., Sec. 28, Road 16 and ending T.S. 51N., R. 95W. Sec. 21, Road 16 TCT WEST, INC. for the installation of buried cable located beginning T.S. 51N., R. 95W., Lane 43 and ending T.S. 51N. R. 96W., Sec. 22, Lane 43 TCT WEST, INC. for the installation of buried cable located beginning T.S. 51N., R. 96W., Sec. 22, Road 10 and ending T.S. 51N, R. 96W., Sec. 22, Road 10 After extensive discussion, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to reject the utility license for the Williams Family Trust. William was asked to meet with Jerry of the south road and bridge regarding the crusher. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session regarding personnel issues at 3:00 p.m. Those present were Dalen Smith, county agent, Georgia Antley Hunt, county attorney, and Jim Hallman, deputy attorney, Commissioners Hinman, Grant and Ewen and Dori Noyes, county clerk. Commissioner Hinman called for regular session at 4:15 p.m. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to put the county employee _ ofthecounCy, extensianoffice on probation. .... ..... Jim RafftF:Kada Pemeroy; Dalen Smith, Jerry Denniston, Rod Wambeke,q4cliBlackbum,',Becky Lindsey, Gwen Nelson, John Hyde, Jim Waller, Gina Anderson, Georgia Antley Hunt and Jim Hallman met with the commissioners to discuss the accumulation of excessive vacation hours by county employees. Commissioners agreed that any overages of vacation that exceed 160 hours as of December, 31 st of each year will result in the loss of all vacation hours over 160 hours as of December 31st of each year. Employees may not carry over more than 160 hours into each new year. Vacation accrued over 160 hours at the end of each year will be lost. Carol Willard, clerk's deputy, was asked to calculate and deduct the vacation overages as of December 31, 2009. Commissioners also informed the elected officials that there will be absolutely no personal charges on county credit cards. NEW BUSINESS Commissioners considered, reviewed and approved the following: Bonds: Dustin Reuter, John E. Wambeke and Tyler Gene Davison, commissioners, $2,500.00; Deaver Irrigation District, $2500.00; Susan L Patterson, secretary/treasurer, Shoshone Irrigation Project Joint Powers Board, $5,900.00; Charles A. Hessenthaler, vice chairman, Byron Drainage District, $1,000.00; Cynde M. LaCounte, assistant treasurer, Byron Solid Waste Disposal District, $10,000.00; Michael H. Leonhardt, secretary/treasurer, Fire Protection District #1, $2,000.00; Nancy T. Robison, treasurer, Southend Water Users Improvement Service District, $50,000.00; Spencer A. Ellis, commissioner, Cowley Drainage District, $1,000.00; Shon Hocker, superintendent, Big Horn County School District #1, $50,000.00; and Scott Douglas Burnham, secretary/treasurer, Lovell Bench Drainage District, $1,000.00 Minutes and Reports: Byron Solid Waste minutes for March 11, 2010 There being no further business to come before the board and upon motion by Commissioner Ewen, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, the board adjourned at 5:10 p.m.; the board will meet in regular session on May 4 & 5, 2010. STATE OF WYOMING ) ) SS. COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) I, Dori Noyes, County Clerk and Ex-Officio of the Board of the County Commissioners, do hereby certify the above and foregoing to be a full, true and complete copy of proceedings had by board at its last regular meeting on April 20, 2010. Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming Is/Thomas S. Hinman, Chairman Is/Keith M. Grant, Member Is/Jerold S. Ewen, Member Attest: Is/Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: May 13, 2010 Notice of Sale NOTICE OF SALE On May 6, 2010, Yellowstone Landscaping, Inc., of 620 S. Division, Cowley, WY 82420 sells to Dakota Financial, LLC of 10100 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90067 one John Deere 310D Serial Number TO310DG812244 for $10,000. This transfer of ownership is part of Equipment Lease Agreement #2840. Publish: May 13, 2010 Courthouse windnw replacement hid REQUEST FOR BIDS Big Horn County is seeking bids by experienced contractors to ins- tall windows in the courthouse in Basin. Wyoming. See Jim Raffl or Fred Werner for a bid package. Bids are due at 5 p.m. on May 26, 2010. Publish: May 13 & 20, 2010 Rocky. Mountain School Equiument Ride CALL FOR WRITTEN BIDS TO SUPPLY, DELIVER, AND INSTALL FURNISHINGS & EQUIPMENT Big Horn County School District #1 Rocky Mountain 6-12 School The Board of Trustees of Big Horn County School District No. 1, Cowley, WY is calling for written bids to supply Furnishings & Equipment for the new BHCSD#1 6-12 School (404 South 3  Street East, Cowley, VVY 82420) Please submit written bids to Michael Simmons, Director of Facilities, BHCSD#1, 176 South 3  Street East, Cowley, WY 82420. Sealed bids must be marked "Fumishings& Equipment" on outside of envelope. Bids must be received by Wednesday, May 26 t", 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the Big Horn County School District #1 Administration Building. Specifications and packets may be obtained at the district website homepage www.Bighornl.com or hard copies will be available at the district office by 1:00 p.m. May 13, 2010. For more information, contact Marion Morrison, Owner's Representative, BHCSD#1 at mmorrison@ bgh 1 ,kl 2.wy. us or by calling 307-548-2254 or via Fax at 307-548-7610. Publish: May 13 & 20, 2010 Please recycle this newspaper Probate Application STATE OF WYOMING ) ) ss COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) IN THE DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RUTH E. SEITZ, Deceased. IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SUZANNE SEITZ, Deceased. Probate No. 5563 Probate No. 5564 NOTICE OF APPLICATION John M. Seitz, as claiming distributee of Ruth E. Seitz and as claiming distributee of Suzanne K. Seitz, deceased, have filed with the District Court of Big Horn County, at Basin, Wyoming, an application for a Decree setting over to him, the interest of Ruth E. Seitz and Suzanne K. Seitz in the following described real property: South 1/2 of Lot 14, Lot 15, and Lot 16 in Block 63 in the Original Townsite of the Town of Deaver, Big Horn County, Wyoming (One- third interest value is $23,172.00) Upon the 20th day of May, 2010, at 11:30 o'clock A.M., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard at the Courtroom of the District Court in the Big Horn County Courthouse in Basin, Wyoming, the Court will consider the application and may enter a decree establish- ing the right and title to the property. /s/Steven R. Cranfill, Judge Publish: May 6 & 13, 2010 County Hearin NOTICE OF HEARING (NOH # 12 Date: May 13, 2010) Notice is hereby given of a public hearing on a proposed transfer of funds to the following budgets: $141,512.00 from Unanticipated Revenue (Wyoming Department of Transportation) to 81-4-503-794-200 Snow Re- moval Equipment U58-06X $2,888.00 from 81-4-551-980-000 South Airport Cash Reserve to 81-4-503-794-100 Snow Removal Equipment, county $4,167.67 from Unanticipated Revenue (Homeland Security Grant) to 10-4-261-402-300 H.S.T. Corp Grant $248,680.00 from Unanticipated Revenue (Federal Funds) to 10- 4-480-566-300 Energy Retrofit 2 The board of county commissioners will hold a hearing at 9:00 a.m. on May 18, 2010, 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 13th day of May, 2010 Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s Thomas S. Hinman, Chairman Is Keith M. Grant, Member /s Jerold S. Ewen, Member Attest: /s Dori Noyes County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: May 13, 2010 Cowley Chin Seal Project Rids . ADVERTISEMENT TO BID Notice is hereby given that the Town of Cowley will receive sealed bids for the COWLEY STREETS DOUBLE INVERT CHIP SEAL PROJECT #PME-051005. The work consists of furnishing all labor, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, and services necessary for: the placement of approximately 85 Tons of Emulsified Asphalt, 600 Tons of Chips Type C, and miscellaneous grading work on various streets located in the Town of Cowley as called for in the Plans and Specifications for the COWLEY STREETS DOUBLE INVERT CHIP SEAL PROJECT. Bids will be received at the Town Hall in the Town of Cowley, 20 South Division, Cowley, Wyoming 82420 until 1 P.M. Local Time, on the 8th day of June 2010, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids must be furnished on forms supplied by the Town of Cowley. Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be clearly marked COWLEY STREETS DOUBLE INVERT CHIP SEAL PROJECT and shall show the name and address of the Bidder on the outside. Bids which are not prepared and filed in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders may be rejected. The Town of Cowley reserves the right to reject any and all bids and the right to waive irregularities in bids received. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond with sufficient surety for not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of such bid, payable to and to be forfeited to, the Town of Cowley as liquidated damages if bidder fails to enter into the contract within thirty (30) days after award to bidder, or fails, at the time of executing the agreement, to furnish a performance bond and a payment bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid. Facsimile (fax) or other copies of bonds are not acceptable. NO BID WILL BE CONSIDERED IF NOT ACCOMPANIED BY SUCH BOND OR IF NOT IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 15-1-113, W.S. 1977. Funds are limited for this project. As such, the Town of Cowley re- serves the right to negotiate with the successful bidder to keep the project within the funding and budget available and as outlined by the Town of Cowley. Project completion date will be August 31st, 2010. A complete set of the Project Manual and Plans may be obtained after May 17th, 2010 for a non-refundable fee of $25.00 from Pryor Mountain Engineering, PO Box 671,708 Road 7 , Cowley, Wyoming, 82420. For questions regarding the project contact William Bridges, PE, at the following tel- ephone number: (307) 548-9913. TOWN OF COWLEY Roland Simmons, Mayor Publish: May 13, 20 & 27, 2010 If you're 50 or older, please get screened. Screening saves lives. 'en 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) www.cdc.gov/screenforlife I  O.8. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES