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September 24, 20i5 1 The Lovell Chronicle I 11 BY SAM SMffH The Rocky Mountain junior varsity volleyball squad fell to the Thermo- polls Lady Bobcats 25-19, 25-18 Thursday in Cowley. The Lady Grizzly freshman team defeated the Lady Bobcats in two games. Coach Jennifer Steed could not be reached for details. Rocky will take a week off of action as the JV and varsity will gear up for the Riverside/Greybull duals in Basin on Friday, Oct. 2, and Saturday, Oct. 3, with game times to be announced. JV netters defeat Powell and Bi BY SAM SMffH 14, 25-16. The Lovell Lady Bull- LOVELL FROSH dogs junior varsity vol-Saturday, the Lovell leyball squad had a great freshman team fell to Big week, defeating the Pow-Horn at home 25-15, 25-18. ell Lady Panthers FridayFriday, the Lady Bull- in Powell and the Big Horn dogs fell to Powell 25-17, Lady Rams Saturday at 25-16. home. "They waited too long to Friday, Lovell went start playing their game," to Powell and defeated coach Angela Butler said. the Lady Panthers in two"We've improved a lot since games, the beginning. We still have "The girls played well,"more to work on." coach Tiffani Anderson Lovell will travel to said. "It was a really a good Shoshoni Saturday to face game for them." the Lady Blue with the JV Saturday, the Lady game starting at i p.m. and Bulldogs fell to the Lady wrapping up with the var- Rams in the first game 26- sity game at 2 p.m. The 24 but came back to win the scheduled freshman game next two and the match 25- has been cancelled. Black Hills of South Dakota - Pennington County ABSOLUTE REAL ESTATE AUCTION 260+- PRIME DEVELOPMENT/INDUSTIUAL ACRES Offered in 3 Tlraels and as I Unit US HIGHWAY 16 FRONTAGE NEAR MT. RUSHMORE & AREA ATTRACTIONS WED OCTOBER 14, 2015 10:30 AM MST Registration at 9:30 AM Auction held at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn, 505 5th St. North, Rapid City, SD PROPERTY LOCATED 3 MILES SOUTH OF RAPID CITY, SD ON US HIGHWAY 16 This high visibility property offers unlimited potential for a large scale commercial venture and/ or residential development. The property consists of Black Hills meadow and mature timber, with gently sloping to steep terrain. Enjoy panoramic views overlooking Rapid City and the surrounding Black Hills. Also included is a currently operating gravel quarry. This highly productive quarry has supplied gravel to the Rapid City area for decades and has untold reserves of quality gravel yet to be mined. Call 605-673-2629 or watch www.bradeanauction.eom for complete list, terms and conditions, showing dates, photos and maps. Broker participation encouraged. Owners: Peril Famil' , SD Bradeen Auctions DAVID PECK Rocky Mountain Middle School quarterback Zane Horrocks gets around the end and looks for daylight during Rocky's 48-20 win over the Cloud Peak Cougars Saturday in Cowley. The Grizz will host Cody Saturday at 9:30 a.m. RMMS Gri771ies maul Cloud Peak BY SAM SMITH turned big plays into a The Rocky Moun- big win. tain Middle School foot- "It was good to see ball squad crushed the the offense execute this Cloud Peak Cougars 48- week," coach Justin Moss 20 Saturday morning in said. "Our line blocked Cowley. well, which led to some Rocky scoring includ- big holes for our backs, ed a Caden Welling 78- but our defense needs to yard run, a 104-yard in- improve to be able to play terception return from with Cody this week." Brenen Hinckley and an The Grizzlies will 82-yard run from Zane host Cody Saturday for a Horrocks as the Grizz 9:30a.m. kickoff. APPLICATIONS REQUESTED Applications are requested from residents interested in serving on the Big Horn County Library Board. Applications are available on the County website at bighorncountywy.gov or at the clerk's office. MAIL THE APPLICATION ALONG WITH YOUR LETTER OF INTEREST TO: Big Horn County Commissioners PO Box 31, Basin, WY 82410 Deadline: October 2, 2015, by 5 PM Loin SMALLWOOD, BIG HORN COUNTY CLERK Restoring Homes & Lives On-Call 24/7 Residential & Commercial I D o you need assistance with late rent or utilities? . Do you need assistance with past due medical bills, dental work or glasses? entact Julie or Sara at NOWCAP, 7.347.6185 and ask about our ncy Assistance funds. CLUB BHC School District No. 1 Board, 2nd Tuesday, board room, 7 I'M BHC School District No. 2 Board (Lovell), 2ndMonday, board room, 7 PM BHC Treasurer at County Annex, 1st and 3rd Thursday each month, 9 AM - 1 I'M Big Horn Basin chapter of Gold Prospec- tors Association of America, Skyline Cafe in Powell, 2nd Tuesday, 7 PM, 754-5921. Big Horn County 4-H Leader's Council, lstMonday, Extension Office on Hwy. 310, 6:30 I'M Big Horn County Weed and Pest monthly board meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 12:30 I'M, W&P office at 4782 Hwy. 310, Greybull. Byron Lions Club, 548-7543. Cancer Support Group, 3rd Thursday, 7 I'M, NHCC multi-purpose room. Community Garden Club, 2nd Thursday, Big Horn Federal, 7 I,M Cowley Riding Club, 3rd Monday, 7 PM, 307-664-2235. Lover Area Chamber of Commerce gen- eral membership meeting, 3rd Monday, noon, place tba. Loveil Bulldog Booster Club, 3rd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hospital- ity Room, 7 PM. Friends of the Library, 2rid Wednesday, Lovell Library, 4:00 PM Contact Linda Mangus, 548-2031. Lovell Library Family History Time, every Monday, 1-4 I'M Loveli Library Story Time, every Tuesday, 10:30 AM Lovell Riders, Inc. meeting, lstFriday, and BOARD MEETINGS 7 PM, call 548-9918 for location. LovellTown Council, 2nd Tuesday, Town Hall, 7 I'M Lovell Woman's Club, 2nd Wednesday, Big Horn Federal Hospitality Room, 1 I'M Contact Deanna Wagner, 548-7793. North Big Horn County Health Coalition, 3rd Tuesday, noon, rotating locations, 548-6410. North Big Horn Hospital Hometown HeaRhy Living, 1st Tuesday, 7-10 AM, at NBHH. Ostomy Support Group meeting, 2nd Tuesday, 6 - 8 I'M, North Fork room, West Park Hospital in Cody. Pindroppers Quilt Club, check Mayes Fabric for details. TOPS @ WY169, every Thursday, St. lohn's Episcopal Church basement in Powen, 6 PM 664-2394 TOPS Wyo 318, every Tuesday, 5:30 PM, New Horizons Care Center Tri-Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 2nd Thursday, dinner 6:30 PM, lodge meet- ing 7:30 PM WyDOT Driver Licensing Facility open in Lovell every Tuesday, 9:30 AM to 4 I'M Narcotics Anonymous, Mondays at Big Horn Federal at 8 PM, contact Katie at 307-254-3953. Call the Lovell Chronicle at 548-2217 to list your club here. LOVELL 234 E. Main, Lovell, WY.307-548-2217 f Hom County. CommL ioners: pt. I minutes MINUTES OF THE BIG HORN COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING NAME: Big Horn County Commission TYPE: Regular Session PLACE: Big Horn County Courthouse Commissioner's Chambers DATE: September 1, 2015 TIME: 9:00 AM Chairman: Jerold S. Ewen, Members present: John Hyde, Felix Car- rizales Others County Representatives: Lori Smallwood, County Clerk; List of attendees on file. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM by Chairman Ewen; followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Felix Carrizales. Ewen recognized guests and presented the agenda, a motion was made by Hyde to accept the agenda as presented; the motion was seconded and carried. Willie Bridges - Pryor Mnt` Engineering & Road and Bridge: Hovey reported on recent and pending work on the south end of the county. Hovey said he will look further into some dump boxes that Big Horn Co-op is going to resell that could be used on county equipment. Wambeke reported a blade truck working on Road 16 unintentionally and unknowingly disrupted a hearth on Park Service Land in the same area that has had run off issues and that box cul- vert installation has been discussed. Bridges will look into the issue further. Wambeke reported they are currently tree trimming on the county right of ways to allow the motograders to pass without hitting tree branches. Bridges provided suggestions on the proposed maintenance agreement from Washakie County for Lane 57/Lane 1. Bridges pro- vided an example of costs for various maintenance and construction, stating that the road has equal use by residents of both counties and his thought that the split wasn't equitable. Ewen expressed his desire to have both parties involved in proposed plans prior to reconstruc- tion. There was discussion about possible differences in the two coun- ties maintenance standards for the road. Bridges will make suggest- ed changes to the agreement for the Commission's review. Bridges reported on a letter received from WYDOT regarding a project on Highway 14 and their proposed crushing operation in an old pit in Big Horn County. Bridges will respond to WYDOT that there are no current restrictions for such activity in Big Horn County. Mr. Hes- senthaler attended to discuss an easement for a ditch near the Lovell Refinery area. Hessenthaler summarized the water issue regarding his property and the county road. There was discussion about needs and logistics. Hyde moved to support Hessenthaler moving forward with the project with final approval and easement pending review of all required permits and plans, the motion was seconded and carried. Bridges requested approval to renew a required certification with the County paying the class fee and him paying travel costs. Ewen re- quested Bridges inspect the drain on Horsecreek Road north of the bridge due to fence building that may have disturbed the drain area. Carl Meyer - Big Horn County Airport Manager: Meyer pre- sented the Airport report, reporting that the Cowley Airport project revision that was discussed in August has been rew0rked and the County match x411 reduce from $33,000 to about $14,000. Meyer pre- sented the NAVAID maintenance reimbursement agreements. Hyde moved to approve the NAVAID agreements as presented, the motion was seconded and carried. Meyer presented FAA and WYDOT RFR's for signature. Meyer reported that a request for information was sent to B & G and the county is currently waiting for the return of that in- formation prior to starting the process of obtaining FAA approval for non-aviation use of hangers by B&G. Marquerite VanDyke & Carol Willard-Deputy County Clerks: Willard presented a request from an employee to donate time to the county sick leave bank, the request was approved. Van Dyke present- ed bills. Hyde moved to pay the bills as presented, the motion was seconded and carried ANTLER MOTEL 722.80, WHITE LINE LLC 2,099.98, EVELYN GAYE BARREIT 55.20, TEE CEE BARRET 69.00, DEANA BAKER 73.60, BASIN REPUBLICAN RUSTLER 1,181.25, BARBARA S BECK 2,900.00, BIG HORN CO-OP MARKETING ASSN 9.54, FIRE PRO- TECTION DIST. #5 265.28, BIG HORN ENGRAVING & SIGN 20.00, BIG HORN RADIO NETWORK 2,401.71, BLAIR'S SUPERMARKET 155.05, BOBCAT OFTHE BIG HORN BASIN, INC. 170.16, RYAN J BOLDT 258.18 BRUCO, INC. 279.70, ATHENA R BROWN 111.44, CENTURY LINK 37.51, CENTRAL DRUG SYSTEM 3.50, CENTER POINT LARGE PRINT 166.56, COVENANT INSURANCE GROUP INC. 1,975.00, STARIA J CRAIG 71.30, STARLA J CRAIG 35.00, DOUBLE D LIVESTOCK, LLC 120.00, TINA ELY 6.90, ESRI, INC. 6,850.00, FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT #3 227.70, MORGAN FLITNER 50.00, EVEE LYNNGREER 57.50, GLADSTONE, INC 185.10, JAMES R GILL 36.80, MIKE HALEY 160.00, KATHY HA- LEY 168.00, VANGI HACKNEY 50.00, HONNEN EQUIPMENT CO. 39.68, INBERG-MILLER ENGINEERS 16,556.93, MARGIE L JACK- SON 85.56, JEWS LITFLE CHINA 200.00, JOYCE JOHNSON 47.73, MOLLY KINSEY 115.00, MOLLY SAGE KINSEY 35.00, PHYLLIS B LEWIS 34.50 BECKY A. LINDSEY 1,375.00, LOVELL CHRON- ICLE 123.75, SUSAN LEGGE 28.75, SUSAN LEGGE 35.00, MARY F MARTIN 481.85, MICROMARKETING LLC 140.47, MASTER- CARD 67.99,KARLINA MCINTOSH 45.00, CATHY SUSAN MIARS 152.95, MINCHOW*S SERVICE 232.05, REBECCA MONCUR 49.45, MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES 126.45, MOUNTAIN WEST BUSI- NESS SOLUTIONS 525.29, JANE R NEALE 60.95, THE OFFICE SHOP, INC. 64.75, JARED DWAYNE OLDHAM 86.25, OVERLAND EXPRESS MART 50.75, PARK COUNTY CLERK 43.45, CORY PEND- LAY 70.15, THOS. Y. PICKEq~ & COMPANY INC. 1,600.00, MARY PROVONCHA 44.20, QUILL CORPORATION 528.32, RECORDED BOOKS, INC 59.90, ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 1,763.47 RURAL FIRE PROTECFION DIS'E #2 621.75, SERLKAY PRINTING 118.00, REBECCA KAY SMITH 265.65, DUSTIN SMITH 37.95, SMOKE WAGON BRISROE ENTERPRISES INC 168.00, WENDY PRESS SWEENY 851.59, TCT WEST, INC. 366.09, LACEYJ TEIGEN 328.90, THE CONE ZONE 74.00, TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO. 795.33, TRAVELING COMPUTERS, INC. 4,568.99, FRANCES L TURNELL 71.30, TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC 165.38, VALLEY HARDWARE 14.99,WHEELER*S IGA 67.11, SARAH WRIGHT 16.00, WYOMING GAS 250.32, WYOMING GUARDIANS AD LITEM PROGRAM 3,001.73, XEROX CORPORATION 498.03, KIMBERLY ZIERLEIN 82.80, AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF TOXICOLOGY 250.00, SCOTT ALLRED 455.55, ALSCO 44.08, DEL ATWOOD, JR 438.33, WHITE LINE LLC 162.48, BOB BARKER COMPANY, INC. 45.50, MARY BAIR 60.95, BASIN PHARMACY 1,052.77, BASIN REPUBLICAN RUSTLER 4,280.50, TOWN OF BASIN 9,565.16, MATTHEW BEND- ER & CO., INC. 201.84, THOMAS L. BENNETT, MD 1,500.00, BEN- TONITE PERFORMANCE MINERALS, LLC 1,005.00, BIG HORN COUNTY LEADERS COUNCIL 20.00, BIG HORN CO-OP MARKED ING ASSN 29.23, BIG HORN CO-OP MARKETING ASSN 282.10, BIG HORN COUNTY WEED & PEST CONTROL 220.86, BILLINGS GAZETTE 963.12, CARQUEST AUTO PARTS 812.30, COMMUNI- CATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2,413.00, COUNTY CLERK 7.00, COVENANT INSURANCE GROUP INC. 1,975.00, DONNA K CA- PELLEN 1,285.32, D.A. ROOFING, INC 17,082.00 DEMCO 259.59, BOBBY DORVALL 82.50, JERRY EWEN 744.63, FREMONT MOTOR CO. POWELL 80,415.00, GALE/CENGAGE LEARNING 215.06, GRETCHEN GASVODA KELSO 261.25, CHRISTINA GREENFIELD 518.66, GREYBULL STANDARD 442.00, TOWN OF GREYBULL 233.00, BEqq~ HUBBELL 30.00, HEART MOUNTAIN FARM SUP- PLY 1,116.36,TANYAHoDGE 22.17, INDUSTRIALCOMMUNICA- TIONS & ELECTR. 295.00, JOHN IL HALEY IV 3,051.35, LAWSON PRODUCTS, INC. 664.25, TOWN OF LOVELL 421.16, EDWARD G. LUHM, P.C. 428.75, MASTERcARD 1,025.93, SARAH N. MILES 749.67, MYRON MEREDITH 65.00, MILLER'S FABRICATION & CONST. 27.51, TED MENKE 46.58, MINCHOW'S SERVICE 948.15, MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES 96.09, MOUNTAIN MOTOR SUP- PLY414.89, HILLARY G. MULLEY 198.84 KAMI NEIGHBORS 273.04, NORMONT EQUIPMENT COMPANY 3,146.05, NORTHWEST SHUTTLE CONFERENCE 275.00, THE OFFICE SHOP, INC. 506.67, OVERLAND EXPRESS MART 122.67, TRAVIS OLSEN 250.80, PIT- NEY BOWES POSTAGE BY PHONE 520.99, THE PENWoRTHY COMPANY 137.39, PIONEER AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR 157.70, WILLIAM E. BRIDGES 7,546.70 QUILL CORPORATION 25.99, RE- CORDED BOOKS, INC 331.75, RED APPLE SUPERMARKET 25.53 ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 820.61, FRANKIE ROHRER 105.00, PEGGY ROHRER 120.00, SHERRI SCHELL 600.00, SECURITY STATE BANK - PETTY CASH 38.29, SHOSHONE OFFICE SUPPLY 27.48 SYMBOL ARTS 582.80, SYSCO FOOD SERVICES 16,882.22, TECHNICAL FORESTRY SERVICES 2,254.43, TNT SPRINGS, INC. 187.12, TRAVELING COMPUTERS, INC. 5,536.94, VALLEY HARD- WARE 72.54, VERIZON WIRELESS 1,189.60, WYOMING ASSOC. OF MUNICIPALITIES 35.00 WYONET, INC 1,878.25, WYOMING TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION 125.00, WACO 160.00 WYOMING FIRE SAFETY 16.00, WYO DEPT. OF HEALTH 254.00, WYOMING LIBRARY ASSOCIATION 944.50, MOTHER EARTH NEWS 17.00, QUILTMAKER MAGAZINE 20.97 WYOMING WILDLIFE 10.00, TRUDY CRAFT 148.00, MOLLY YATES 2.59, COLLEGE OF AGRI- CULTURE 108.00, AIRNAV, LLC 288.00 Ewen gave an overview of the meeting on August 25th at the Wy- oming Retirement Center and the public support that was expressed for the Center. Ewen shared he received a phone call from Governor Mead's office expressing his support for the Center to continue to operate as it does. There was discussion about problems in staffing the Center. Hyde gave an overview of the changes that the Town of Lovell proposed for the Lovell Anuex lease. After discussion, Carrizales moved to approve the agreement as amended by the Town of Lovell, the motion was seconded and carried. Darwin Irvine- Big Horn Basin Counseling Services: Irvine gave an overview of recent changes and activities at the state level regard- ing mental health services funding. He said that changes made by the State Department of Health regarding the subtraction of Medic- aid reimbursement from his state contract will create an estimated $250,000- $300,000 deficit for the Center this year. He said the BH- BCS cannot sustain such losses for more than a short time. Irvine explained how the decline of other revenue sources will effect oper- ations and employee compensation. Ewen asked what the Commis- sion could do to help. Irvine just asked that the message of struggle for the Center be shared with legislators and others. Ewen requested that the cost study that Irvine said his Board had approved be made available to the Commission when it was complete. Joy Hill - Land Planning: Hill presented recent activities of the department. Gretchen Gasvoda - Big Horn County Extension: Gasvoda pre- sented contracts from the University of Wyoming for herself and Jessi- ca Fink for signature and approval. Carrizaies asked about Gasvoda's experience with the Fair this year Gasvoada had compliments for Werner and Palmer and stated she worked well with Hackney indicat- ing that for the most part it went better than in the past, including that the new building is nice and working well. Hyde moved to sign both agreements between UW and the County as presented, the motion was seconded and carried. Old and New Business: Smallwood presented the Covenant Insurance Group contract for renewal. Hyde moved to approve the contract renewal as presented, the motion was seconded and carried. The EMPG renewal grant was presented for approval, Hyde moved to approve the EMPG grant as presented, the motion was seconded and carried. Werner presented an estimate of $6200 from DA roofing to straighten the east fascia and roof edge of the Land Planning building. By consensus the Commission agreed to leave the cosmetic issue as is. Werner reported on the Library break in and gave an update on the CWC projects. Smallwood gave an overview of the WYL'lte energy program and potential assistance from the State for energy upgrades to county facilities. By consensus the Commission agreed to move forward with the WYLite process. Smallwood presented Good of the County Items and Mail: Monthly Report(s) and prepared correspondence review: Big Horn County Library Board Minutes (July 2015); LEPC Minutes (June 2015); Bonds: Gary Petrich-Byron Drainage Dist. ($1,000); Lisa Woo- dis Town of Lovell ($50,000) Hyde moved to adjourn, the motion was seconded and carried. STATE OF WYOMING ) COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) I, Lori Smallwood, County Clerk and Ex-Officio of the Board of the County Commissioners, do hereby certify the above and forego- ing to be a full, true and complete copy of proceedings of the Commis- sion on September 1st, 2015 Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman /s Felix Carrizales, Member /s John G. Hyde, Member Attest: /s Lori Smallwood County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: September 24, 2015