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18 I The Lovell Chronicle I August 27, 2015 BOB RODRIGUEZ PHOTOS Bob and Sandy Messick check out the equipment in the weight room at the recent open house at the Byron Recreation and Event Center (the former school). Martin Bates puts up a new sign (with a permanent sign being planned) on the Byron Recreation and Event Center as Mitchell Lofgren steadies the ladder. Enjoying refreshments during a recent open house at the Byron Recreation and Event Center are (standing, l-r) Van Hensel, 11, Liberty Bates, 11, Tayla Ray Hensel, 9, (sitting) Izzy Bates, 3, and McKenna Bates, 2. aln BY BOB RODRIGUEZ Weighty topics including Main Street improvement plans, employee benefits and policies on personnel and purchasing consumed near- ly three hours as the Town of Byron mayor and coun- cil powwowed in a work ses- sion and a regular meeting on Tuesday night, Aug. 11, in the Byron Town Complex. Beginning at 6 p.m. the officials huddled for an hour preceding the regular meet- ing, which lasted until al- most 9 p.m. av. atten- tive crowd of some 25 citizens attending the discussions and pondering by their elect- ed leaders. Both gatherings were void of significant con- tention, which had marked recent meetings. In fact, af- ter the almost three hours of deliberations, Mayor Heidi Brightly remarked to an ob- server that she was great- ly pleased with the coopera- tive atmosphere and general lack of disharmony. The first 30 minutes of the work session involved a detailed presentation by Frank Page, a profession- al engineer from the Cody office of Morrison-Maierle Inc., regarding the town's sewer master plan/Main Street utilities master plan in connection with Wy- DOT's planned redoing the main drag in 2019. In reg- ular session, taking literal- ly a minute for the matter, the vote was 5-0 in favor of authorizing the mayor to sign a $10,000 agreement with Morrison-Maierle for planning and coordinating a wastewater master plan and preparing a State Loan and Investment Board grant application; and working to- ward plans for water, sew- er and irrigation system improvements in connec- tion with WyDOT's 2019 re- surfacing project for Main Street, and a related poten- tial chip seal project. Page stressed that he will work hard to aid the town as its consultant; that he will at- n amon tend council meetings and be available by telephone, too, and could come in under the budgeted amount. Regarding other topics in the work meeting, during which no action can be tak- en, Brightly and her coun- cilors focused on health ben- efits for the town's three full-time employees: Direc- tor of Public Works Brock Meier, Clerk/Treasurer Don- na Booth and Police Patrol- man Noe Garcia. The of- ficials also reviewed some personnel policies and in the regular meeting ate up near- ly 50 minutes and almost completed going through the 17-page document to make various wording chang- es and deleting some items as the number of those in the audience dwindled. The completed version will be made available, possibly next month. Dwain Jackson com- mented from the audience that "there's no need to re- invent the wheel," noting that Cody has such a man- ual and that the mayor and councilors could look at it and adapt it for Byron. In talking about wages, Coun- cilman Alan Bair said the council needs to be involved, citing the mayor's recent hir- ing of Carmen Meier, Brock Meier's mother, as potential backup for Booth. As for the health bene- fits, the council in the regu- lar session voted 5-0 to ex- pand coverage, which will be paid for by the city, although the three workers will have to pay for dental and vi- sion coverage if they so de- cide. The health coverage amounts range from $592 to $1,586 per month depending on the individual and any family members. In other matters: *The mayor stirred some disagreement in seek- ing support for a "Conflict of Interest Ownership/Inter- est Policy," which she said that she had signed and sub- mitted for herself. Council- man Bair said that some of the phrasing "doesn't make sense" and that some is un- clear. Councilman Gary Pet- rich declined to immediately comment on his opinion de- spite Brightly urging him to do so. Indications are that the mayor will provide a list of all town vendors at Bair's suggestion to help clarify the situation. *Bair urged a good look at state law regarding when bills must be paid, as he has continually recommended that all bills should be re- viewed and approved by the council instead of the cur- rent format under which the council essentially "rub- ber stamps" expenses from the preceding month. A new process is in the works, and Booth was thanked for her efforts. *There was some con- versation led by Bair about the mayor's idea to devel- op a "Purchasing Guideline Manual." Bair stated that there "have been some hic- cups" involving problems such as Garcia being able to purchase a bullet-resistant vest and a situation with the Rec Department. Nu- merous aspects of purchas- ing protocol were outlined and the matter will come up again. Bair's position that all spending needs council review and that those au- thorized to purchase items for the town need to know where they stand was ques- tioned from the audience by Teri Coy. Her point was that if preauthorization is grant- ed to department heads, then how can the council re- view such purchases? Bair explained that he'd be OK with a preauthorization sit- uation as long as guidelines were in place. *Due to the consider- able perambulations and the lateness of the hour the august body agreed to table until the September meet- ing discussion on a planned personnel job description review. ;ervices O[Iered Services Ofiered POWELL: 5 BEDROOM, 1-3/4 BATH house, W&D, fenced yard, 149 W 4th near NWC in Powell. $975 per month plus utilities & deposit. Pets additional. 754-2272, 254-4906. (68-68CT) POWELL: WELL MAIN- TAINED 2 bedroom, 2 bath house, W/D, DW, single detached garage, no smoking, no pets, references and lease required, $850 deposit, $850 rent includes utili- ties. 307-754-2614. (66-68PT) LOVELL HOUSE, THREE bedroom, 11/2 bath. $450 plus utilities. Call 307-359-3449. __ (8/20-27pL) RANCH HOUSE, 2400 SQ F-I', 3 bedroom, single bath, attached 2 car garage, 1 mile west of Manderson $800 month. $800 deposit. No Indoor Pets. Tenant is respon- sible for all utilities and yard upkeep. Please call 1-307-680-1523 or 1-307-272-5096. Greyco Investments, LLC. (7/2fiB) GREYBULL: ONE AND A half bedroom trailer. $400/month. You pay electricity and gas. Owner pays water. 307-267- 2957. (8/27tfB) To Give Away Lost & Found Feed& Seed Farm&Ranch 2 Bdrm--$497 3 Bdrm--$575 Income limits app~ Utilities paid except ~ou~ .o=~ electric. about several new options to make your classified ad STAND OUT! OPPORTUNITY (53TFCT) GREYBULL: ONE TRAILER HOOK-UP. Available now. Water and garbage paid. Lots of shade. Cement walk and parking. Nice quiet neighborhood. $300 month. Available soon. No Pets. References required. 307-899-2368 or 307-765-4422. .(8/21tfB) GREYBULL: ONE, "PNO OR three bedroom apart- ments. Utilities paid. A/C, heat, table, completely furnished. Lazy boys. No smoking or pets. $600 and up. 307-765-4626. __.(8/27-9/3cB) GREYBULL: SMALL ONE BEDROOM house. Washer, dryer, AC. All utilities paid. $425/ month. Deposit required. 307-765-2530 or 307- 899-2531. .(8/20tfB) BASIN: TWO BED- ROOM APTS. Brand new! All new appliances. Washer and dryer hook ups. No pets. No smok- ing. Starting at $550 per month plus utilities. 307- 680-1523. .(10/4tfB) BASIN: 1 AND 2 BED- ROOM apt. Free laundry. All utilities paid. Refer- ences required. 307- 272-5405 or 307-921- 8558. .(8/20tfB) We Have Sizos For All Sterage Needsl ,,,t Competitive Rates! New Units ~ RV Storage! 13 feet high! 10x10 & 10x20 units now available GREYBULL: DRY CREEK STORAGE. New units. 12x24, 12x20, 12x16, 10x10. 700 14th Ave. N. 307-272-9419. (7/23tfB) GREYBULL: STORAGE SHEDS. 10x10- 10x15 - 12x20. Call 307-765-2407 or 307-272-5470. (7/16tfB) BASIN: THE LILAC MOTEL. Clean and com- fortable. Wireless inter- net. Reasonable rates - daily, weekly, monthly. 710 West C St. 307-568- 3355. (tfB) GREYBULL: THE STOR- AGE SHED has units available by the day, week, month or year. 1417 N. Seventh St. Call 307-568-2795. (fiB) BASIN: STORAGE UNITS available at The Storage Shed - by the day, week, month or year. 307-568-2795. (fiB) POWELL: 4 BED ,2 BATH house, $1100/$1100, NO PETS, 615 N. Day, Wyoming Real Estate Network, Call Larry Hed- derman 754-5500. (68TFCT) POWELL: 2 BDRM HOUSE, stove, refrigera- tor, W/D, newly painted, new flooring, 107 W. 1st. $650/mo., $600 deposit, Call 754-5911. Available Sept. 1. (67-68CT) POWELL: 3 BED- ROOM/2 BATH mobile home. $750/mo., $500 deposit. No smoking, no pets. Call 307-254-4686. (65TFCT) Village Apt. Call now! 754-7185 OFFICE SPACE for rent in Lovell. 307-431-9731. __ (8/13-9/3pL) POWELL: 3 BED, 2 BATH, $900/Mo., utili- ties included. In Garland. 272-1283. (65TFCT) POWELL: ROOM IN PRIVATE home in quiet neighborhood. Includes washer/dryer, family room and off-street parking. $250 deposit. 754-0612. (64TFCT) WHITLOCK DEVELOP- MENT - For rentals or property management call 307-254-2830. (77TFCT) NEED TO STORE YOUR boat/RV/Camper, or just need to get it off the street? Call JP Storage at 754-7178. __ (79TFThursCT) POWELL: IRONWOOD APARTMENTS office now open. 825 E. 7th St. 307-764-5460. (68TFCT) POWELL: RETAIL, OFFICE, COMMERCIAL and industrial, downtown Powell. Call 307-272- 5426. (48TFCT) TO BUY, SELL OR RENT, call Heart Moun- tain Realty in Powell - 307-754-9631. (16TFCT) FOUND AT POWELL LIBRARY; chrome col- ored "String Ray" foot scooter with orange wheels. Brought to Powell Police Depart- ment. 754-2212. (67-68FT) OUTFITTERS AUCTION Saturday Aug. 29th, 10:00 a.m. Craig, Colo- rado. 3 mobile houses, snowmobiles, 4-wheel- ers, side-by-sides, pick- ups, horse trailers, tools, freezers and coolers, saddles and tack. Steve Claypoole CP Auction Service, 970-260-5577. www.cpauction.com. (68-68W) TIPPETT'S SWEET CORN is ready. U-pick- it. $3/15 ears. Road 15, east of Lovell. Follow the signs. (8/27pL) ORDER NOW - FIRE- WOOD. $200 per cord, split. Hard and cotton. Free delivery tO Lovell, Byron and Cowley. $25 fee to Powell and Clark. Call Art. 307-548-7857. __ (8/13-10/1 pL) SEVERAL LIBERTY SAFES (gun vaults) in stock. Call your local security specialist. 307- 272-5255. (8/6tfcL) FIREWOOD $140 CORD delivered and split cot- tonwood. Call 307-388- 5464. Basin, Greybull and surrounding area. __ (8/13-9/17pB) GOOSENECK 4-HORSE trailer, feather lite. Two golf carts. Call 307-765- 9684. (7/23tfB) BREAK FREE OF HEARING LOSS. Cody Hearing Aid Center offers demos and a money back guarantee. Try before you buy. (307)586-7274. Across from Dairy Queen. __(26ThursTFCT) WANTED: BIRD EGG BEANS for canning. 754- 4625. (67-68PT) FIRST AND SECOND CUTTING alfalfa hay, 754-5864. __ (63, 64-80ThursCT) 690 ARTSWAY 6 ROW beet digger, $11,000. 786A Artsway 6 row defoliator, $4,500. FUEL TRUCK- 1954 FORD/I,000 gal. tank, 4 compartments, gas engine, $2,500. Call 307- 272-4384. (34TFCT) SERENITY BOARDING AND STABLES. Dog and horse, www.sereni- tyboardingandstables. com. 307-272-8497/307- 431-0386. (11/14tfB) THERAPY DOG & OBE- DIENCE training. Sept. 12 & 26 in Powell. 40+ years experience. 307- 754-2652, www.wyodogs. com __ (68-72ThursPT) DOG TRAINING CLASS, new small group starts Friday evenings, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in an indoor facility. Leona Pond, cer- tified trainer since 1981, 307-250-6838. __ (68-72ThursCT) OWNERS MOVED OUT- OF-STATE: need homes for 8-month-old male & female black Labrador mixes. 754-1019. (68-69FT) CITY OF POWELL/ MOYER ANIMAL SHEL- TER'S cat area is full! Some will have to be adopted before more can be accepted. Adoption fees are waived for cats that have been there the longest. Some may be better suited for farm life and catching mice. All are spayed/vaccinated. Call 754-1019 for more info. (67-68FT) ROXlE IS LOOKING FOR A FOREVER HOME. She has been at the shelter for years. She's old but full of life and loves walks. She needs to be the only pet. Roxie's adoption fee is waived, but donations accepted. Call City of Powell Shelter for more info., 754-1019. (67-68FT) FREE ELECTRIC ORGAN - California the- ater, 287 model built by Thomas. Walnut cabinet. Needs work. 272-4098. (67-68PT) CNC WATER JET MACHINE cutting. Cut all materials to your own design. Nichols Design, 307-254-2460. (68-86PT) GUITAR LESSONS. Pro- fessional instructor. Chil- dren and adults; pick or fingerstyle. 307-254-4473, Love& (8/13tfcL) RV REPAIR and services: AC, plumbing, insurance repairs, general repairs and service. Call Jeff Young, 307-250-7649. (4/4ffcL) GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVAL through Wyo- ming Auto Finance. Only available at Midway Auto Sales. Stop getting denied for a loan. 307-548-7571. (3110tfcL) CANYON SERVICES, HOME Improvement ser- vice and repair, heating, A/C, plumbing. No job too big, no job too small. Jeff Young, 35+ years experi- ence. 307-250-7649. (3/10tfcL) SERVICEMAN FROM BROWN'S Western Appli- ance will be in Basin-Grey- bull once a week to service your appliances. Lawn and garden equipment repair. Will pick up, repair and return. Call or write 711 Railway Avenue., Worland 82401. 1-800- 570-3281. (116112tfB) BUYING IRON. PAYING top dollar for iron brought to the yard. Paying cash for junk vehicles with clear titles, will pick up. Buying classic cars with clear titles. Pete Smet Recy- cling. 307-347-2528. __(4/30/15-4/28/16cB) NEED YOUR ROOF repaired or replaced? Stel- lar Roofing is licensed & insured. Free Estimates! You have options, so be sure to get a second bid. Call Neal @ 307-431- 8685. .(6/12tfB) WHAT'S YOUR GOV- ERNMENT UP TO? Review public notices in all of Wyoming's newspa- pers! Visit www.wyopub- licnotices.com or www. publicnoticeads.com/wy. (68-68W) HAVE SOMETHING TO SELL? Want To Announce Your Special Event? Reach over 380,550 Wyoming people with a single classified ad when it is placed in WYCAN (Wyoming Classified Ad Network). Only $135 for 25 words. Contact this newspaper for details. (68-68W) MAKE IT A FUN AND EXCITING year! Give the gift of music -- the Show- alter Piano Studio has openings for 5-year-olds through adults, as well as special needs students. Call 754-4618. (67-70PT) PIANO LESSONS - 20 years experience. Cer- tified music educator. Powell - 406-539-3410. Jeanne Lamoureux. (65-66PT) QUALITY TRIM AND TILE work. Please call Ati Bekes, 307-272-6459. (65-74PT) CHARLIE'S PAINT & PATCH - Do you need a wall repaired, interior or exterior painting or small repairs? 35 years experi- ence, references and will travel throughout the Big Horn Basin. Call Charlie Weeks at 307-578-6586. (55TFET) STONE RIDGE CON- STRUCTION. All types of concrete and excavation. Quality work at a fair price. 307-272-867t. (75TFCT) NEED GUTTERS? CALL SIMMONS Ironworks, 754-8259 or 899-8259. 5 or 6" seamless gutters. (03TFCT) AFFORDABLE POR- TRAITS! Call C.Wensky Photography. Afford- able prices, experienced results. 202-0858. (29TFET)