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20 I The Lovell Chronicle i September 2, 2010 www.LovelIChronicle.com BYRON SOLID WASTE 1.853 BIG HORN COUNTY SOLID WASTE -O- TOTAL SPECIAL DISTRICT TAXES GRAND TOTALS TOTAL STATE TAXES LEVIED TOTAL COUNTHY TAXES LEVIED TOTAL SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES LEVIED TOTAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE TAXES LEVIED TOTAL MUNICIPAL TAXES LEVIED TOTAL SPECIAL DISTRICT TAXES LEVIED 3,244,404 STATE OF WYOMING ) ) as. County of Big Horn ) VALUATION 81,836,343 151,643 VALUATION 144,000,914 -0 3,244,404 2,710,047 2,710,047 7,523,007 0 298,055 I, Gina Anderson, County Assessor for the County of Big Horn, do hereby certify that the within and foregoing report of valuations, levies and taxes for the year 2010 is true and correct. In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this 3rd day of August A.D., 2010. /s/Gina Anderson, County Assessor Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session for personnel issues at 3:17 p.m. Commission Chairman Thomas S. Hinman called for regular session at 3:23 p.m.. No action was taken. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to sign a Homeland Security Con- tract beginning October 1, 2009 to March 31, 2011. The project ID #10-GPD-GIG-EM-GCFIO, CFDA#EMPG-97.042, in the amount of $29,042.00 will need to be advertised and added to the budget. The county attorney approved this contract for form. Phillip Abromats and Letitia C. Abromats; Georgia Antley Hunt, County Attorney; Jim Hallman, Deputy County Attorney; and Dori Noyes, County Clerk, met with the commissioners to discuss an accusation. and petition for removal; Letitia C. Abromats vs. Georgia Antley Hunt. Georgia agreed that since she is the respondent in the petition, she is officially unavailable to the commissioners for Counsel, therefore, the commissioners would be required to seek legal representation outside her office. The County Attorney agreed to give her official consent to this in writing. Commissioners contacted the Wyoming Attorney Gen- eral's Office and the Local Government Liability Insurance for direction on how to proceed in this matter. The State Attorney General advised that his office advises County Attorneys, not County Commissions. LGLP indicated that they will not become involved in this matter. After further investigation and discussion, commissioners decided to call for independent counsel to advise and direct them through the legal process called for in the Statute, 18-3-907, referenced by the peti- tion. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to sign annual contracts with the following: Basin, Greybull and Lovell Chambers of Commerce Fire Protection Districts #1, #2 and #4 Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session on legal matters at 4:30 p.m. Those present: Commissioners Hinman, Grant and Ewen, and Dori Noyes, county clerk. Commission Chairman Thomas S. Hinman called for regular session at 5:00 p.m. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Ewen and carried, to adjourn at 5:00 p.m. Commissioners opened the August 4, 2010, meeting at 9:00 a.m. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to recess at 9:23 a.m. Commission Chairman Thomas S. Hinma;ca!led for regular session at 10:30 a.rn. Mark Bucksath, independent:petroleum landman, met with the commissioners to discuss the various lease proposals for FX Resources. Those present: Dori Noyes, County Clerk; Dave Monk of the Cowley Drainage District; Deb McKim; Karla Pomeroy, Basin Republican Rustler; and Attorney Nicole Kramer by telephone. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session regarding oil and gas leases at 11:00 a.m. Those present were Deb McKim, Becky Lindsey, Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Georgia Antley Hunt, and Attorney Nicole Kramer by telephone. Commission Chairman Thomas S. Hinman called for regular session at 11:34 a.m. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to direct Nicole Kramer of Williams, Porter, Day and Neville, Attorneys at Law, to proceed with ne- gotiations for a lease agreement. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to offer Deb McKim a contract for consultation in oil and gas leases and research for Big Horn County. Georgia will draft a contract with Ms. McKim for the commissioners to consider at their next meeting. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Ewen and carded, to approve the liquor license for Dirty Annie's additional dispensing area. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commis- sioner Grant and carried, to adjourn to a lunch meeting at 11:55. Those present were Roy Darrow and Dustin Spomer, GDA Engineers; Mike Cowan; Georgia Antley Hunt; Walt Hibbert and Don Russell, air- port board members; Dori Noyes, County Clerk; and Brenda TenBoer, Basin Republican Rustler. The purpose of the meeting was to give a progress report on the Greybull Runway Relocation Project and an update and two change orders for the contractors' work schedule for the upcoming month. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to approve change order #4. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to approve change order #5. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commis- sioner Grant and carded, to approve the contract for the Greybull Seal Coat Project pending approval by the County Attorney and pending the acquisition of a bond and insurance for the project. The contract is forthcoming. The Commissioners were advised that a sub-contractor on the airport project had experienced weather damage to their work earlier this summer, and were asking if the county had any type of insurance that might help pay the cost of repairs to their work. The Commis- sioners stated that the county did not maintain any type of insurance that would help in this matter and that damages would need to be covered by the sub-contractors. Linda Harp, Grants Administration, and Don Russell and Walt Hibbert, members of the Airport Board, met with the commissioners to discuss the award of the museum planning project. Linda confirmed that both bidders were qualified for the project, which is to be funded through a grant from WYDOT. GDA Engineers, with a bid of $21,000.00, was recommended by the Airport Board for approval over Point Archi- tects, whose bid was $13,950.00. Linda Harp confirmed that both companies had adequately addressed the scope of work outlined in the RFP Don Russell and Walt Hibbert supported awarding the work to the contractor offering the lower bid. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Com- missioner Grant and carried, to award Points Architects the bid, www.LovellChronicle.com in the amount of $13,950.00, for the Airport Museum planning project. Commissioners considered, reviewed and approved the follow- ing: Bonds: Fred Barnett, Treasurer, Shell Valley Watershed Improvement District, $10,000.00 and Deborah Ann Wambeke, Clerk of Municipal Court, Town of Lovell, $50,000.00 Minutes and Reports: Sue Wiley, Public Health, monthly report for June 10, 2010 Big Horn County Solid Waste Disposal District minutes for May 18, 2010 Big Horn County Airport Board minutes for June 24, 2010 Financial Statements: Dori Noyes, County Clerk, July 30, 2010, $11,225.08 Big Horn County Solid Waste Disposal District, June 30, 2011 Ken Blackburn, Sheriff, June 30, 2010, $1,372.98 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 1:50 p.m.; the board will meet in regular session on August 17, 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 August 3 & 4, 2010, meetings. Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming Isl Thomas S. Hinman, Chairman IsI Keith M. Grant, Member Is/Jerold S. Ewen, Member Attest: Isl Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: September 2, 2010 Town of Lnvell Liquor l lnensp NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL OF RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSES AND RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSES FOR THE TOWN OF LOVELL, WYOMING August 31, 2010 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the applicants whose names are set forth below have filed an applications for renewal of a Retail Liquor License or application for renewal of a Restaurant Liquor License in the Town of Lovell, Wyoming for the term of November 3, 2010 to November 2, 2011. The names of said applicants and the description of the places or premises which the applicant desires to use as the place of sale are set forth as follows: (1) AUDREY BAY RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSES 195 West Main Street, Lovell, Wyoming Bar 22' x 16' and Attached Room 16' x 28' d.b.a. FOUR CORNERS LOUNGE (2) BIG HORN FOODTOVVN, 9 East Main Street, Lovell, Wyoming INC. Room 33' x 75' in NW corner of building d.b.a. C R LIQUOR STORE (3) JACK W. BISCHOFF & JANICE HILLMAN 40 Hwy 14A East, Lovell, Wyoming Room 40' x 80' SE Corner of premises d.b.a DIAMOND J BAR & LOUNGE (4) DICKERSON, INC. 575 East Main Street, Lovell, Wyoming 23' X 26' room in SW Corner of building d.b.a. COUNTRY STORE (5) MAVERIK, INC. 217 W. Main Street, Lovell, Wyoming Room 14'6 x 14'6 NW Corner of building d.b.a. MAVERIK (6) SHOSHONE BAR & GRILLE, LLC 159 East Main, Lovell, Wyoming Room 94' x 24' in front 3/4 th of 1 st floor building. d.b.a. SHOSHONE BAR & GRILLE RESTAURANT LIQUOR LICENSE (1) VICTORY LANES, LLC 127 East 3  Street, Lovell, Wyoming 10' x 12' Room in front middle of building d.b.a. VICTORY LANES PROTESTS IF ANY AGAINST THE ISSUANCE OF ANY OF THESE LICENSES WILL BE HEARDATA PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 27, 2010 AT 7:00 PM IN THE TOWN COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 336 NEVADAAVENUE, LOVELL, WYOMING. Valerie A. Beal, Deputy Town Clerk Publish: September 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2010 BHC School District No. 1 Board, 2nd Thursday. BHC School District No. 2 Board (Lovell), 2nd Monday, board room, 7p.m. BHC Treasurer at County Annex, 1st and 3rd Thursday each month, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Big Hem Basin chapter of Gold Prospectors Association of America, Skyline Care in Powell, 2rid Tuesday, 7 p.m., 754-5921. Big Hem County 4-H Leader's Council, 1st Monday, Extension Office on Hwy 310, 7 p.m. Big Hem County Weed and Pest monthly board meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 1 p.m., W&P office at 4782 Hwy. 310, Greybull. Byron Lions Club, lstsnd3rd Tuesday, Byron Town Hall, 7 p.m. Cancer Support Group, 3rd Thursday, 7 p.m., NHCC multi-purpose room. Compesldonate 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, 3rdMonday, 7 p.m. Love, Area Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting, 3rd Monday, noon, Lange's Kitchen Lovell Bulldog Booster Club, 3rd Wednesday, Big Hem Federal Hos- pitality Room, 7 pm. Lovell Guitar Club, Thursday, 8 pm. Call Steve, 548-7227. Lovell Llbrsry Story Time, every Tuesday, 10:30 am. Love. Riders, Inc. meeting, 2nd Thursday, Big Hem Federal, 7 p.m. Lovell Town Council, 2rid Tuesday, Town Halt, 7 p.m. Lovell Woman's Club, 2nd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hospitality Room, 1 p.m. Contact Deanna Wagner, 548-7793. NAMI Big Hem County, 1st Thursday, 548-2431, 548-6865. North Big Hem County Health CoaUtlon, 3rd Tuesday, noon, rotating locations, 548-6410. Ostomy Support Group meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 7 p.m., North Fork room, West Park Hospital in Cody. Plndroppere 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-Mountaln View Masonic Lodge, 2rid 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 Reprssentatlvs, 1st Wednesday, Powell Workfome Center, 9 am - noon; 2nd Thursday Frannie Town Hall, 9 am - noon & Lovell Police Dept. 1 - 4 pm; 3rdFrlday, Greybull Town Hall, 9:30 - 1:30 am & Worland Worldorce Center 12:30 - 2:30 pm VVyDOT Ddver Licensing Facility open in Lovell every Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Lovell Chronicle at 548-2217 to fist your club hers. Sponsored by thJOvell00ronide Notice nf Hearing STATE OF WYOMING ) IN THE DISTRICT COURT ) SS COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Civil No. 19243 IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF ) GREYBULL VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT ) FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND ) FINANCING OF THE LOWER SUNSHINE ) DAM HYDROELECTRIC FACILITY ) NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION OF GREYBULL VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT FOR CONFIRMATION OF REPORT AND ASSESSMENT AND AUTHORITY FOR THE FINANCING, PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF HYDROELECTRIC POWER GENERATION FACILITY AT LOWER SUNSHINE DAM NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a hearing has been set for 11:30 oiclock a.m. on the 23rd day of September, 2010, at the District Courthouse in Basin, Wyoming, for the purpose of hearing the Petition of Greybull Valley Irrigation District for authority to execute agreements with the Wyoming Water Development Commission and secure financing of up to $476,000.00 for Phase I and Phase II of the design of the Lower Sunshine Dam hydroelectric facility (the iProjectf) and authorizing the District to levy an assessment at such time as payments are required to be made for repayment of the sums advanced by the Wyoming Water Development Commission for Phase I of the Project and, if deemed appropriate, Phase II of the Project; and further requesting the Court to authorize the Greybull Valley Irrigation District to pursue the financing, design and construction of the Project and ultimate sale of electrical power. The general description of the proposed works will be a hydroelectric facility with turbines to generate electric powers situate at the outlet works of the Lower Sunshine Dam. The description of the lands that may be affected by the Petition include all lands situate within the Greybull Valley Irrigation District. The complete legal description of the Greybull Valley Irrigation District is attached to the Petition on file at the District Courthouse in Basin, Wyoming. All persons interested in the matter must appear at the time and place set for the hearing and any person having an objection to the Petition must file their objection in writing not less than five (5) days prior to the date set for hearing The objection must clearly specify the grounds of the objection and be filed in the office of the Clerk of Court wherein the report is filed. Any person objecting shall appear and show cause, if any they have, why said irrigation district should not proceed with plans and specifications for the planning, design, finance, construction and work incidental thereto, necessary and required for the development, distribution and sale of hydroelectric energy and power The Board of Commissioners believes that all lands within the Greybull Valley Irrigation District will be benefitted by this Project and no lands will be damaged. The estimated assessment to repay the maximum costs allowable for Phase I design of the Project (not to exceed $150,000.00 for each of the separate storage reservoirs is as follows: Upper Sunshine Reservoir Project: 50,166 acre feet will be assessed in the amount of $0.0675 per acre foot of storage capacity; Lower Sunshine Reservoir Project: 53,379 acre feet will be assessed in the amount of $0.0675 per acre foot of storage capacity; Greybull Valley Dam and Reservoir: 30,006 acre feet will be assessed in the amount of $0 per acre foot of storage capacity. If Phase I of the Project is determined to be positive, Greybull Valley Irrigation District intends to proceed with Phase II of the design of the Project, which will include design and engineering to complete the construction, which costs to be incurred by Grll Valley'ftrl'atlen District will not exceed the balance of the tota# dppropriated design funds, being $476,000.00, less the Phase I design costs which will not exceed $150,000.00. The estimated maximum Phase II design costs and estimated assessment, if necessary, to pay the Phase II design costs of the Project for each of the separate storage reservoirs, is as follows (using $326,000.00 to calculate the estimated assessment): Upper Sunshine Reservoir Project: 50,166 acre feet will be assessed in the amount of $0.147 per acre foot of storage capacity; Lower Sunshine Reservoir Project: 53,379 acre feet will be assessed in the amount of $0.147 per acre foot of storage capacity; Greybull Valley Dam and Reservoir: 30,006 acre feet will be assessed in the amount of $0 per acre foot of storage capacity. Dated this 30 th day of August, 2010. Is Vickie Larchick Clerk of District Court Big Horn County Wyoming Publish: September 2, 9 & 16, 2010 e have all you need for a hot meal or picnic! ROd A Featuring ChesterFried and WondeRoast Chicken'. Open: 8 am- 8 pm Mon.-Sat.. 9 am - 6 pm Sunday. 9 E. Main Lovell MINCHOW'S FOOD COURT 353 E. 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