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www.LovellChronicle.com June 3, 2010 [ The Lovell Chronicle I 15 Lovell Town Council minute5 May 24. 2010 BHC Planning & Zoning meeting MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD PUBLIC NOTICE MAY 24, 2010 AT 12:00 NOON AT LOVELL TOWN HALL. Big Horn County Planning and Zoning Commission's scheduled Present: Mayor Bruce Morrison, Council Members: Brian meeting for June 8, 2010 has been moved to June 24, 2010. The Dickson, Bruce Wolsey, Scott AIIred, Jodi Lindsay. Others present: meeting will be held at the county annex building in Lovell, 355 East Administrator Bert Grant, Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal, Police Chief 5th Street at 7:00 pm. Nick Lewis. Tentative Agenda With a quorum present, Mayor Morrison called the meeting to order. 1. Minutes 2. Final approval of SS10-001, Moncur 2 lot subdivision BUSINESS: (31.7 acres & 16.7 acres). Administrator Grant explained the need to correct the day listed on 3. Final approval of SS10-002, Urbahn 1 lot (8 acres). Resolution 2010-10 from Monday to Saturday. Bruce Wolsey made 4. Final approval of SS10-003, Trapper Lodge 2 lot subdivision a motion to amend approved Resolution 2010-10 by changing the acres & 1.51 acres). day of the week to Saturday. Second by Scott AIIred. All in favor. 5. Boundary line adjust within theShell Valley. Motion passed. Scott AIIred made a motion at 12:05 p.m. to recess the Special Meeting and reconvene in executive session pursuant to W.S. 16- 4-405 (a)(iii) concerning litigation. Second by Jodi Lindsay. All in favor. Motion passed. Meeting was reconvened at 12:30 p.m. With no additional action, Scott AIIred made a motion to adjourn the Special Meeting and reconvene in Work Meeting. Second by Jodi Lindsay. All in favor. Motion passed. Pending Approval: Mayor R. Bruce Morrison ATTEST: Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal Publish: June 3, 2010 Lovell Town Council minute5 May 1 7. 2010 MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING HELD MAY 17, 2010 AT 2:00 P.M. AT LOVELL COMMUNITY CENTER. Present: Mayor Bruce Morrison, Council Members: Brian Dickson, Bruce Wolsey, Scott AIIred, Jodi Lindsay. Others present: Administrator Bert Grant, Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal, John Corra- WDEQ, Bob GilI-DEQ/AQD, Greg Meeker-DEQ, Dale Anderson, Jim Szlemko, Gary Harris, Larry Hillman, Pres Workman, Gordon Jensen, Noreda Harris, Gene Zeller, Jack Thatch, Karen Graves, Dan Anderson, David Wilkerson, Garrett Despain, Brad Devereaux, Gentleman Unknown (1.08 Publish: May 27 & June 3, 2010 5idon Irrigation Final Payment NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT Pursuant to W.S. 16-6-116, notice is hereby given that the Sidon Irrigation District has accepted the materials on the Sidon Irrigation District, Lateral Rehabilitation, #PME-010813 in Cowley, WY as completed according to the plans and specifications and rules set forth in the contract and that Waterworks Irrigation, Inc. is entitled to final settlement therefore. Upon the 41"t day (July 8, 2010) after the first publication of this notice, the Sidon Irrigation District, under whose direction of supervision the work has been carried out will pay to Waterworks Irrigation, Inc. the full amount due under the contract. All persons, firms, or corporations who have any claims for work done or materials furnished on said public work are hereby notified that final payment will be made to Waterworks Irrigation, Inc. in accordance with the terms of the contract on July 8, 2010. This section does not relieve Waterworks Irrigation, Inc. and the sureties on their bond from any claims of work or labor done or materials or supplies furnished in the execution of the contract. Publish: May 27, June 3 & 10, 2010 Simple Subdivision notice PUBLIC NOTICE ~ii!'!~ ~I;U00 acres Custer State Park in the iiii=: ~Bhck Hills is a recreational wonderland ~iiiii ~nd family vacation destination. ..-~i~i~iii ~scover th,s South Dakota treasure ~iii~=/:~ith a weekend or weeklon etaway i i i i i i iiii!iiiiiiiiiiiii!iiii~il ,'~ .~ ;~ ~ ~: ~::~:.: ;~ ~ ~.. : i :: ::ii~ ~ ~:~ iiiiiiiii~:~ Automobile/Truck Sales We are looking for a career-minded person who is an energetic "people person." If you have been in a job with limitations on your income potential...this may be the opportunity for you to grow professionally and financially. Integrity and work ethic a must! Previous sales experience with a focus on customer service a plus. Call Cliff or apply in person at Bob Ruwart Motors 2105 N. 16th St., Wheatland, WY 82201 1-800-262-3146 Meeting was called to order by Mayor Morrison at 2:00 p.m. John Corra, Director of Wyoming DEQ, explained that they are the administrators for air quality. He explained the process of how the current law was developed and the rules and regulations to implement it. Bob GilI-DEQ/AQD explained that current law allows that a waiver may be granted that allows burning without the setback distance as long as there are no complaints received. Mr. Gill explained that a very small number of communities burn. Most yard waste and vegetative matter is hauled to the landfill where it can be disposed of or burned in compliance with the setback law. Some other communities use composting. Mayor Morrison explained that current law requires a five hundred (500) foot setback space from homes or buildings in order to burn vegetative matter. The waiver obtained by the Town from DEQ waives that distance requirement. Cost for alternative methods of waste disposal were discussed. He explained that citizens are extended to the maximum financially due to the current water and sewer project. Additional costs for disposal of yard waste at the landfill, costs for transporting it and or collection costs by the town would be too much. Landfill costs will be increasing again in July. Councilman Scott AIIred stated it is a problem getting the material to a drop area and~that not everyone can haul it or get it hauled to be dropped off. Pres Workman asked about the emphasis placed on complaints and asked if studies are done in this area to see if burning is a real problem. He pointed out often farmers burning stubble outside town causes more smoke than in town burning. He reported on the history and purpose of the current ordinance and suggested rescinding the town ordinance. Jack Thatch expressed the need to dispose of garden waste by burning. Dan Anderson expressed concern of the time involved to haul the waste and the tremendous burden of relocating the waste from his property. He feels the extended time for burning seemed to help substantially. Jim Szlemko stated that Yellowstone Park fires are good for the park to clean out underbrush. If burning is good for the government, why not for the people? Mr. Corra explained that EPA federal rule requires visibility must improve in future years. Pollution control programs have been launched and smoke is part of these rules. Tables are used to calculate smoke on human health. Councilwoman Jodi Lindsay expressed disagreement with open burning. She understands it is a cheap, easy and convenient way to dispose of yard waste but is concerned for the individuals through- out town that must stay inside during spring or fall because they can't breathe outside. Discussion was held regarding past practices of scheduling open burning and problems of concentrated smoke with the reduction to only two days last fall. A longer period of time seemed to prevent the smoke concentration. Also discussed was the procedure for enforcing the local open burning, and the enforcement issues with regard to the waiver. Administrator Grant reported that in the rules the Air Quality Administrator has the right to grant or rescind a waiver but there are no criteria for what is considered. Mr. Corra stated they check on complaints and typically consider the complaints when considering the granting of a waiver. Concern was expressed that a complaint could be made with no data backing it up, but would be an impact on the waiver decision. It was explained that they do try to get complainants together to try and solve the problems. They encourage ways to accommodate the request as well as accommodate those with health problems. Discussion was held regarding options that could take care of the problem without cost to the citizens. Contacting the landfill board regarding a fee waiver or a reduced fee for delivery of yard waste was suggested. Recognizing that a larger window to burn may reduce negative health effects was discussed. Having the Town and citizens work together to accommodate neighbors with breathing problems by disposing of yard waste through alternate methods was also suggested. Councilman Dickson reported a meeting had been held to discuss solutions and anticipates more will be held. He encouraged input from those wanting to burn and those opposed to burning so both sides can help develop a viable solution. It was suggested that the state is trying to handle a problem that is very broad that perhaps should be handled locally. The state could offer suggestions but give burning back to the local jurisdiction to find solutions. Perhaps modification to the burning rule could be made if the community established certain criteria for burning and had enforcement procedures in place. Jim Szlemko reported gathering many signatures in support of burning. He suggested a waiver for burning for the entire year so there would be no great influx of smoke at any certain time. Criteria for burning could be wind speed and barometric pressure to check for inversions. He also suggested there are more damaging pollutants from automobiles than with burning. The meeting concluded with the idea of continuing to seek a solution to facilitate the citizens concerns while creating a supportive solution of protecting rights. Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m. Pending Approval: Mayor R. Bruce Morrison ATTEST: Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal Publish: June 3, 2010 I, TODD EVANS, have filed an application for simple subdivision with Big Horn County. The proposal is subdividing approximately 550 acres into one (1) lot 2 acres. The proposal is located in NWI/4NWI/4, Section 29, T57N R96W 6th P.M. Any concerns with the simple sub- divided Iotrnust be submitted in writing to the Big Horn County Plan- ner, P.O. Box 29, Basin, WY 82410. If you have any questions, please contact the County Planner at 307-568-2424. 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Datedthis first day of March, 2010. Kenneth G. Vines Insurance Commissioner State of Wyoming Publish: June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1 & 8, 2010 We have all you need for a hot meal or picnic/ Featuring ChesterFried and WondeRoast Chicken! Red A Open: 8 am - 8 pm Mon.-Sat. 9 am 6 pm Sunday 9 E. Main Lovell MINCHOW'S FOOD COURT 353 E. Main Lovell 548-7979 OPEN 11 am - 9 pm Mon.-Thurs. Fri. & Sat. 11 am - 10 pm Sunday 11 am - 8 pm 3'~J~ ~ ~ 100% Beef Burgers aeJ0=~-ee sees ~ s, uJu~Rut-'-- & Fries REO EAGLE FOOD STORES ............... E s nvc GAS FOR LESS ........ ......... 548-7246- West End of Lovell NORTH BIG HORN SENIOR CENTER M-F, 1 757 Great Western Ave. L0vell 2 NOON TO 1:00 PM, No reservations required 60 + just $2.50 Non Seniors $4.75 Enjoy Delicious, Appetizing Meals Call 548-2781 to take out or cater your events or partiesl ASIAN COMBOS Fr. $4.99 AMERICAN CLASSIC COMBOS [ Served w/rice & ponsitnoodles* Sirloin Steaks 8.99 * Bacon & Eggs 3.99 I Beef-Chicken-Pork.Shrimp entrees Burgers, Salads, Kids Meals, etc. VISIT COLORADO, GET A FREE HATI Order yours at COLORADO.COM and pick it up when you visit any Official Colorado Welcome Center. IN A LAND CALLED C66RADO Offer good whJle supplies lost. One free hat per customer M~st be 18 years of age or older Some restrictions opply www. Love I ICh ron icl e.c o m Friday, June 18 Benefit spaghetti dinner for the Jennifer Thomas McDougall children, Lovell Fire Hall, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Darla Harris 548- 7244 for tickets. June 22 and 23 Free mobile Wellness Testing for miners. Big Horn County Annex Building parking lot, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m 1-800-828- 6678. June 23 - 26 Artist Workhop Market and Show, old B&G building, for more information call Gladys, 548-7600. BHC School District No. 1 Board, 2nd Thursday. BHC School District No. 2 Board (Lovell), 2nd Monday, board room, 7 p.m. BHC Treasurer at County Annex, 1st and 3rd Thursday each month, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Big Horn Basin chapter of Gold Prospectors Association of America, Skyline Care in Powell, 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m., 754-5921. Big Horn County 4-H Leader's Council, 1st Monday, Extension Office on Hwy 310, 7 p.m. Big Hom County Weed and Pest monthly board meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m., W&P office at 4782 Hwy. 310, Greybull. Byron Lions Club, lstand3rd Tuesday, Byron Town Hall, 7 p.m. Cancer Support Group, 3rd Thursday, 7 p.m., NHCC multi-purpose room. Compassionate Friends Support Group, last Wednesday, Long Term Care Center Conference Room, West Park Hospital, 7 p.m Contact Melodye Trusty. 578-2416. Cowley Riding Club, 3rd Monday, 7 pro, Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting, 3rd Monday, noon, Lange's Kitchen Love!l Bulldog Booster Club, 3rd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hos- pitality Room, 7 pm Lovell Guitar Club, Thursday, 8 pm: Call Steve, 548-7227. Lovell Library Story Time, every Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Lovell Lions Club, 2ndFrlday, noon; 4th Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., 548- 2431. Lovell Riders, Inc. meeting, 2rid Thursday, Big Horn Federal, 7 p.m. Lovell Town Council, 2ndTuesday, Town Hall, 7 p.m. Lovell Woman's Club, 2nd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hospitality Room, 1 p.m. Contact Deanna Wagner, 548-7793. NAMI Big Horn County, 1st Thursday, 548-2431, 548-6865. North Big Horn County Health Coalition, 3rd Tuesday, noon, rotating locations, 548-6410. Ostomy Support Group meeting, 2rid Tuesday, 7 p.m., North Fork room, West Park Hospital in Cody. Pindroppers Quilt Club, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m., Big Horn Federal hos- pitality room. Spokes-n-Folks, call 548-2431; 548-2883. TOPS @ WY169, every Thursday, St. John's Episcopal Church base- ment in Powell, 6 p.m. 754-2652, 664-2394 TrI-Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 2nd Thursday, dinner 6:30 p.m., lodge meeting 7:30 p.m. VFW Meeting, 4th Thursday, 7 p.m., Big Horn County Annex bldg, Lovell. Veterans Representative, 1st Wednesday, Powell Workforce Center, 9 am - noon; 2rid Thursday Frannie Town Hall, 9 am - noon Sponsored by & Lovell Police Dept. 1 - 4 pm; 3rd Friday, Greybull Town Hall, 9:30 - 1:30 am & Worland Workforce Center 12:30 - 2:30 LE~NDE~ pm FDIC Insured WyDOT Driver Licensing Facll- Big H ity open in Lovell every Tues- orn day, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Lovell Chronicle at 548- Federal 2217 to list your club here. C.~b~ po~,U. ~-opo~. Co~y, Worb~(L Low, L