Classifieds: January 7, 2016

Ads for 01/07/16

ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations online at: www.parks.state.co.us

The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: debbiew@theheraldtimes.com

RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at 7th and Park, Meeker.

AA & Al-Anon Meetings – Rangely Alcoholics Anonymous – Open meetings Tues & Thurs, 7 p.m., 115 Kennedy Dr., St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Rangely. Al-Anon meets Monday, 8:15 p.m., 207 S. Sunset, 1st Baptist Church, Rangely. Al-Anon info call 970-629-5064 or 970-629-2970.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mon. 7 p.m., Weds. 7 p.m., Fri. 7 p.m. St. James Church – enter from back parking lot, meetings are downstairs in Richards Hall, 4th & Park, Meeker 878-4158 878-5919 878-5636 Alanon Thurs. 7 p.m. 878-5655
Rangely Victim Services An open door for the protection and care of abused and battered persons. Non-emergency call 629-9691 . Emergencies call 911. Providing assistance for victims of violent crimes.

New Eden Pregnancy Care Services – pregnancy tests, emergency supplies, guidance by trained volunteers, classes on pregnancy and child care, post-abortion support, referrals. Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 345 Main Street, Meeker. Email: newedenpcs@gmail.com or (970)878-5117 and 219 Sunset Avenue Rangely. Email: newedenrangely@gmail.com or (970) 675-2300. All services are confidential.

Meeker Housing Authority Board of Directors meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. at The Pines, 875 Water St., Meeker.

Veterans Service Offices Rio Blanco County: Veterans Service Officer – Joe Dungan, Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., County Administration Building, 200 Main Street Suite 300, Meeker. 878-9690 office, 878-3219home. Fax 878-9581. Rangely: Veterans Service Officer – Hoot Gibson, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely. 878-9695 office, 675-2669 home.

SAFEHOUSE
If you are being abused physically or mentally, you can call SAFEHOUSE for confidential shelter and help. 878-3131

The Rangely Moms Group gives pregnant women and mothers of newborns through elementary school-aged children time to take a break, join in discussions and crafts, and build relationships with other moms. We meet the first Thursday of each month from September through May, from 9-11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church (144 S. Stanolind Ave.). Join us! For more information, call Heather Zadra at (970) 629-9937.

The VFW, American Legion, and their Auxiliaries will meet the second Monday of each month at 5:30 PM at 290 4th St. For further information call (970) 878-5326.

The Rangely Food Bank is open on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at 204 E. Rio Blanco. To donate, please call 970-620-2407.

ATTN: Rio Blanco County Veterans: If you do not receive VA travel allowance for visits to the Grand Jct VAMC or to the Craig VA Clinic please contact the RBC Veterans Service Office, Meeker: Joe Dungan, 878-9690 Rangely: John “Hoot” Gibson, 878-9695

MEEKER STREAKER MONTHLY SCHEDULE
January 2016
NOTE: Please call 878-9368 in advance to set up all medical appointment rides. Activities are subject to change. Bus available on dates noted below.
01/08 Bus in town
01/09 No bus
01/10 AM bus
01/11 Bus in town
01/12 Bus in town
01/13 Bus in town/Foot clinic
01/14 Bus in town/Rifle
Due to Daylight Savings Time, please schedule out-of-town medical appointments before 2:00 PM. Call Streaker for a ride 878-9368. Reservations for Rec. Center Trips should be made at 878-3403. Chuckwagon 878-5627. Please call in advance for a ride to medical appointments- (970)878-9368. For Rangely dental appointments, please call (970)675-3250.

RADINO & CHUCKWAGON
Please call before 9:00 a.m. day of meal
878-5627 or 675-8112
Senior Citizen Nutrition Program
Meals served at noon.
Reservations appreciated.
Suggested Donation Over 60 – $2.50. Under 60 – Guest Fee $7.
(Did you know? Homebound trays can be ordered for over 60, suggested donation $2.50 – 12:10 p.m. pickup.)
Friday, January 8: Roast beef, scalloped potatoes, green casserole, fruit cobbler, french bread
Monday, January 11: Liver & onions, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, appllesauce waldorf, salad, meat alternate
Tuesday, January 12: Hamburger goulash, 5 bean salad, cream puff/pudding, pears
Wednesday, January 13: Chicken cacciatore, rice, chopped spinach, tossed salaad, fresh fruit
**MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Milk, Tea and Coffee are offered with all meals. Menu subject to change. Food Bank of the Rockies Mobile Food Pantry, Meeker Fairgrounds, January 28th, Thursday, 11:00-12:30 1/7

CONSTRUCTION

Local handyman services: painting, plumbing, flooring, etc. Quality work at decent rates. For an estimate please call (970)220-2150.

MISCELLANEOUS

ASK ABOUT OUR CNC MACHINING Can’t get a metal part? We can make all kinds of parts. We have CNC Machine equipment, lathe and tooling to do the job. Contact Phil at Family Automotive and Machine. (970)878-5606.

HELP WANTED – FULL TIME

Colorado Northwestern Community College is seeking a qualified applicant for an Automotive Technology Instructor. This is a 9 month Faculty position, with benefits, on the Craig campus. Questions? Please call: Donna Secules in HR, @ (970) 824-1136 For a complete job description, application, and the application procedure visit the CNCC website at: www.cncc.edu/employment-opportunities-2/ CNCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Colorado Northwestern Community College is seeking a qualified applicant for an EMS Program Director. This is a 10 month Faculty position, with benefits, on the Craig campus. Questions? Please call: Donna Secules in HR, @ (970) 824-1136 For a complete job description, application, and the application procedure visit the CNCC website at: www.cncc.edu/employment-opportunities-2/ CNCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Colorado Northwestern Community College is seeking a qualified applicant for the Vice President of Instruction. This position is based from the Rangelycampus. Travel between the Rangelyand Craig campuses is expected weekly. This is an exempt full time benefited position. For a complete job description, application, and the application procedure visit the CNCC website at: www.cncc.edu/employment-opportunities-2/ CNCC is an equal opportunity employer.

HELP WANTED – GENERAL

Town of Meeker
Court Clerk/Administrative Assistant Job Opening
The Town of Meeker is accepting applications for a Court Clerk/Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of clerical, administrative, and technical support duties for the administrative office. Specific focus will be on Municipal Court and the front desk operations. This is a non-exempt, part-time, benefited position, working a minimum of 30 hours per week. The Town of Meeker’s business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. actual work schedule will be determined upon hire. Salary Range $15 to $18 per hour depending on qualifications. Minimum education of a High School Diploma or GED and the ability to use word processing, data base and spreadsheet software required. Applications and a complete job description are available at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO or on our website www.townofmeeker.org under . Application deadline is January 25, 2016. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

REAL ESTATE – LAND/LOTS

Residential Building Lots for Sale – 4-5 acre residential lots in West Rangely Subdivision. Gas, water, phone and electric hookups at property line of all lots. Reasonably priced at $50,000 – $60,000. Private road ownedby homeowners association with minimal yearly HOA fee of $250 a year per lot. Mike or Tracy Hayes (970)675-5323.

35 Acres, Little Beaver Estates, Lot 18. $3,000 per acre. 970-260-5454

RENTALS – MEEKER

2 BDR/1.5 BA townhouse. Corner of 12th and Garfield. $500 mo. Call Justin @ 970-942-3051

Small 1 BDR, $395 mo + deposit. Small pet with approval. 878-3736 or 970-260-8844

Available December 7, 835 9th St., 2 BDR, 1.5 BA, garage, $650/month + $500 deposit, (559)875-7918 or (559)284-5024

Room for Rent: All kitchen privileges and laundry. NP/NS 970-620-0917

Available 1st of Dec. 2 BDR/1.5BA apartment, privacy yard. Holiday special move-in discount. Lease. N/S, no pets. 970-620-0917

Clean 1 BDR/ 1 BA apartment, all utilities included, $330 per month. Please call (970) 220-2150.

2BR/1BA, Nice location, fenced yard. $550 per month plus utilities. 970-328-6850

2 BDR/1.5 BA townhouse, washer/dryer, small fenced backyard, newly remodeled. $650 mo, $750 deposit. Small pets negotiable. (970)878-5486 or (970)930-5646

3 BDR/2 BA house avail now on 5 acres, 13 mi up Co Rd 8. Can have up to 5 horses, 2,400 sq ft, immaculate. $1,900 mo plus deposit & utilities, NS. 970-317-8405

3 BDR, 1.5 BA, nicely furnished/unfurnished townhouse. Washer & dryer included, NS, water, trash & sewer included. $800/mo. plus security deposit. 878-5858.

Storage Depot 10×25 unit. 878-4808.

AVAILABLE NOW: retail space in the center of Meeker at 6th and Main in the historic Hugus Building. Includes over 5000 square feet and loading dock in the alley. This former general store has Main Street display, windows, an antique ceiling, freight elevator, built-in cupboards and 1910 era show cases. Call 970-878-4138 for details.

CLEAN REMODELED 2BD apartments, in-house laundry, storage units available, close to shopping and the downtown area & more. $575 to $685 per month. Western Exposures Realty LLC (970) 878-5877.

Commercial office space available in Hugus Building, downtown Meeker. 878-4138.

RENTALS – RANGELY

SILVER SAGE RV PARK (970)675-2259 RV Spaces for rent. Managers: Dana & Debbie Hanvey (970)675-2259 (970)216-0138

Rangely Duplex for Rent $650.00 plus deposit. 1 or 2 bedroom duplex – Newly remodeled & landscaped. Please contact Rodney 970-462-6538 or Dan 970-462-6858

Clean, quiet duplex for rent 2 BDR 1 BA, new kitchen, washer/dryer, $700 per month, prefer no pets. 317 South Sunset Call (970)250-2183.

MOTORCADE – MISCELLANEOUS

Trailers, hitches, flatbeds, toolboxes, trailer service and truck accessories. We are a “one stop shop” truck and trailer outfitter. B&W gooseneck hitches $597 installed. Pine Country Trailer Sales, Grand Junction. 1-800-287-6532.

LEGAL NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF MEEKER MUNICIPAL ELECTION
April 5, 2016
TO: Any person, who is eligible by law, to be a candidate for the Offices of Mayor or Trustee for the Town of Meeker to be elected at the Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 please take notice: A candidate’s qualifications for eligibility to hold public office are: 1) Be a registered elector; 2) Attain the age of eighteen years or older on the date of the election and; 3) Reside in the town of Meeker for a period of at least twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election. Nomination petitions may be circulated and signed beginning on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. Nomination petitions and an information sheet for prospective candidates will be available at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, on or after 8:00 a.m., Monday, January 4, 2016. Regular office hours at Town Hall are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The last day for the circulation and signing of nomination petitions shall be Monday, January 25, 2016, on or before 5:00 p.m. All nomination petitions shall be filed with the Town Clerk at Town Hall by this date and time. The following Town Officers will be elected at the election: 1) Mayor – two year term; 2) Three members of the Town Board of Trustees – all four year terms.
Dated this 8th day of December, 2015.
TOWN OF MEEKER
By: Lisa Cook, Town Clerk
Published: December 17, 24, & 31, 2015, January 7, 14 & 21, 2016.
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice of General Municipal Election Conducted as a Mail Ballot Election
To Be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 At Town Hall
209 E Main Rangely, Colorado
I, Lisa Piering, Town Clerk of Rangely, Colorado, I DO HEREBY GIVE PUBLIC NOTICE of a General Municipal Election for Town of Rangely Mayor and Council members to be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at which time there will be elected: ONE MAYOR, SERVING A 2-YEAR TERM and THREE COUNCIL MEMBERS, SERVING A 4-YEAR TERM Each position shall be voted upon by the entire electorate of the Town. The person receiving the greatest number of votes for the Mayor, 2-year term shall be elected. The first three people receiving the greatest number of votes for the Council member 4-year terms shall be elected. *NOTE: The First day that nomination petitions maybe picked up and circulated starts January 5, 2016 and must be returned to the Clerk no later thanJanuary 25, 2016. Nomination petitions will be available at the Town of Rangely, 209 E. Main, Rangely, Co. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States of America, and have lived in the Town of Rangely for at least one year immediately preceding the election. All Candidates must be registered to vote in the Town of Rangely at least 30 days prior to the election. There are no questions at this time that will be placed on the ballot at the time of this release. Every person who has attained the age of 18 years possessing the following qualifications is entitled to register to vote at all municipal elections: He/she is a citizen of the United States; He/she resided in the State of Colorado for thirty days prior to the municipal election at which he offers to vote. The polls will be opened at 7:00 a.m. on the day of the election and will be closed at 7:00 p.m. April 5, 2016 at Town Hall, 209 E Main, Rangely Colorado, 81648. Ballot’s will be mailed to electors unless you fill out an absentee ballot request application. Your application must be returned to the town clerk’s office on/or before April 1, 2016. You can download absentee ballot applications at www.rangely.com or come into the Town of Rangely offices at 209 E Main for blank forms. This application is necessaryeven for voters who were previously on Rio Blanco County’s permanent mail-in voter list.
Lisa Piering
Town Clerk/Treasurer
Publication Date: December 24th and 31st, 2015 January 7th, 14th and 21st, 2016.
Published in: Rio Blanco Herald Times

RIO BLANCO COUNTY
NOTICE OF FINAL CONTRACTOR SETTLEMENT
2015 EAST DOUGLAS CRUSHING PROJECT
NOTICE is hereby given that on the 11th day of January, 2016 at Meeker, Colorado, final settlement will be authorized by the Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners with 3B Enterprises, LLC Craig, CO 81626 for all work done by said CONTRACTOR on the project known as 2015 East Douglas Crushing Project. 1)Any person, co-partnership, association, or corporation who has an unpaid claim against the said project may at any time, up to and including the date specified in item 2 below, file a VERIFIED STATEMENT of the amount due and unpaid on account of such claims. 2)All such claims shall be filed with Van Pilaud, County Engineer, Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Department, 570 2nd Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 on or before January 7, 2016. 3)Failure on the part of a creditor to file such a statement will relieve Rio Blanco County from any and all liability for such claim.
Dated at Meeker, Colorado this 28th day of December, 2015.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RIO BLANCO COUNTY BY JEFFREY D. ESKELSON, CHAIRMAN
First Publication: 12/31/15 Last Publication: 01/07/16
Rio Blanco Herald Times

2016 Rio Blanco County Dust Control Project
REQUEST FOR BID
PROJECT NAME, LOCATION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
2016 Dust Control Project. Work includes the placement of approximately 417,694 gallons Blended Magnesium Chloride on approx. 101 miles of various County roads. An additional 32,947 gallons will be applied to Garfield County Trappers Lake Road at the same unit price, but billed to and paid for by Garfield County. An additional 3,661 gallons will be applied to RBC Rd. 54 at the same unit price, but billed to and paid for by Elk Creek Lodge.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
Contract Documents shall be available on-line at www.govbids.com/scripts/co1/public/home1.asp, or on the county’s website at www.rbc.us on the Bid Postings page, or at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept. 570 2nd Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 on January 7, 2016.
PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT AND QUESTIONS
Clint Chappell, Road and Bridge Coordinator, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. Mailing address: Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker, CO 81641. All Vendors must examine the sites and become familiar with all site conditions. Any questions regarding this project are to be directed in writing to Clint Chappell before February 2, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. at the above address or fax number.
WORK SCHEDULE
This project shall start March 29, 2016 and be completed by June 9, 2016, pending delays due to adverse conditions. A second application on County Road 65 will be scheduled for approx. Aug. 23 as shown on the Project Application Schedule. MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING Vendors shall attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at the Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker.
BID SUBMITTALS
Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “SEALED BID-2016 DUST CONTROL PROJECT” written on the sealed envelope. All required documents shall be included with the bid or it shall be rejected. Each bid must include a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, made payable to Rio Blanco County, or by a bid bond in like amount executed by a surety company. Mailed bids are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on Friday, February 5, 2016. Do not depend on overnight delivery. Hand delivered bids will be accepted from 8:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. on February 8, 2016. Mailing: RBC Commissioners, P.O. Box i, 200 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641 Hand-delivery address: RBC Commissioners, 200 Main St. Meeker, CO 81641 BID OPENING Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on February 8, 2016 at the Commissioners’s Meeting Room, 200 Main Street, Meeker, CO. Bids submitted after 10:45 A.M. will be returned not opened. Bids submitted and opened shall not be withdrawn for 30 days thereafter. BID PREFERENCE C.R.S. 8-19-101, et.seq, shall be observed on all construction contracts on public projects. The law states that when a construction contract for a public project is to be awarded to a bidder, a resident bidder shall be allowed preference against a nonresident bidder from another state equal to the preference given or required by the state in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.
BID AWARD
The Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all bids; to waive any informalities in bids; and to accept the bid that, in the opinion of the Board, is in the best interest of the County of Rio Blanco, State of Colorado.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, COLORADO
Dated: January 4, 2016
By: Shawn J. Bolton, Chairman
Published: January 7, and 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

2016 RIO BLANCO COUNTY CHIP SEAL PROJECT
REQUEST FOR BID
PROJECT NAME, LOCATION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK 2016 Rio Blanco County Chip Seal Project. Work consists of seal coating and fog coating approximately 30.36 miles of County roads in the Meeker area. Be aware there may be other County projects in the area that may affect material transport routes and/or travel delays.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
Contract Documents shall be available on-line at www.govbids.com/scripts/co1/public/home1.asp, or on the county’s website at www.rbc.us on the Bid Postings page, or at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept. 570 2nd Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 on January7, 2016.
VENDOR QUALIFICATIONS Vendors must be listed on the most current CDOT Pre-qualified Contractor Listing.
WORK SCHEDULE
This project shall start June 6, 2016 and be completed by July 22, 2016, pending delays due to adverse conditions.
PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT AND QUESTIONS
Van Pilaud, County Engineer, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. Mailing address: Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker, CO 81641. All Vendors must examine the sites and become familiar with all site conditions. Any questions regarding this project are to be directed in writing to Van Pilaud before February 2, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. at the above address or fax number.
MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING
Vendors must attend mandatory pre-bid meeting: January 28, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at the Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker.
BID SUBMITTALS
Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “SEALED BID-2016 CHIP SEAL PROJECT” written on the sealed envelope. All required documents shall be included with the bid or it shall be rejected. Each bid must include a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, made payable to Rio Blanco County, or by a bid bond in like amount executed by a surety company. Mailed bids are due no later than 4:00P.M. on Friday, February 5, 2016. Do not depend on overnight delivery. Hand delivered bids will be accepted from 8:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. on February 8, 2016. Mailing: RBC Commissioners, P.O. Box i, 200 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641 Hand-delivery address: RBC Commissioners, 200 Main St. Meeker, CO 81641
BID OPENING
Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on February 8, 2016 at the Commissioners’s Meeting Room, 200 Main Street, P.O. Box i, Meeker, CO 81641. Bids submitted after 10:45 A.M. will be returned not opened. Bids submitted and opened shall not be withdrawn for 30 days thereafter. BID PREFERENCE C.R.S. 8-19-101, et.seq,shall be observed on all construction contracts on public projects. The law states that when a construction contract for a public project is to be awarded to a bidder, a resident bidder shall be allowed preference against a nonresident bidder from another state equal to the preference given or required by the state in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.
BID AWARD
The Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all bids; to waive any informalities in bids; and to accept the bid that, in the opinion of the Board, is in the best interest of the County of Rio Blanco, State of Colorado.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, COLORADO
Dated: January 4, 2016
By: Shawn J. Bolton, Chairman
Published: January 7 and 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Year 2016 Blasting Schedule
Colowyo Coal Company L.P. hereby publishes the following blasting schedule for the 2016 year.
1. Identification of blasting areas: During the 2016 year, blasting will be conducted withinthe following areas: T3N, R93W, 6th P.M., Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado W1/2 of Section 3, All of Section 4, All of Section 9, W1/2 of Section 10, SW1/4, N1/2 of Section 15, All of Section 16, All of Section 17, E1/2 of Section 19, All of Section 20, W1/2 of Section 21 T4N, R93W, 6th P.M., Moffat County, Colorado S1/2SW1/4, SW1/4SE1/4 of Section 16, SE1/4NE1/4, SE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4 of Section 20, W1/2NW1/4, N1/2NE1/4 of Section 21, W1/2NW1/4, E1/2W1/2, W1/2E1/2, E1/2SE1/4 of Section 22, W1/2 of Section 27, NW1/4NW1/4 of Section 29, NE1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, SW1/4 of Section 30, NW1/4NW1/4 of Section 31, W1/2 of Section 34 T3N, R94W, 6th P.M., Moffat County, Colorado W1/2NW1/4, NW1/4SW1/4 of Section 1, All of Section 2, E1/2E1/2 of Section 3, N1/2N1/2 of Section 11 T4N, R94W, 6th P.M., Moffat County, Colorado E1/2SE1/4 of Section 34, S1/2, SW1/4NW1/4, SE1/4NE1/4 of Section 35, W1/2, NE1/4 of Section 36
2. Time of blast: Blasting operations will be conducted daily between sunrise and sunset.
3. All mine roads to blast areas will be blocked at least ten minutes prior to the blast by manned vehicles having radio communication with the Blasting Foreman. The blast areas will be cleared by the Blasting Foreman.
4. Audible Warning Signals: Before blast signal: Four series of three short sirens, then four series of three long sirens. After blast all clear signal: The Blasting Foreman will check the blast and report the all clear to barricade crews, followed by a single, long siren.
5. Blasting may not be conducted at times different from those announced in this blasting schedule except in emergency situations where rain, lightning, other atmospheric conditions, or Operator or public safety requires unscheduled detonation. CF 17.11.1
Published: January 7, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

TOWN OF DINOSAUR
MUNICIPAL ELECTION
APRIL 5, 2016
TO: THE REGISTERED ELECTORS OF THE TOWN OF DINOSAUR COLORADO ABSENTEE VOTERS: Any registered elector of the Town of Dinosaur may cast a ballot at such election by an absentee voter’s ballot. Application for an absentee voter ballot may be made orally or in writing to the Town Clerk from this date forward until 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2016. All Applications must be filed on or before such time and date. All absentee voter ballots to be cast in the Municipal Election must be received by the Town Clerk on or before 7:00 p.m. Tuesday April 5, 2016, Election Day. Please contact Tamara Long, Town Clerk at the Dinosaur Town Hall 374-2286, concerning any questions or requests you may have regarding absentee voter ballots.
TOWN OF DINOSAUR
By: Tamara Long, Town Clerk
Published: January 7 and 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF DINOSAUR
MUNICIPAL ELECTION
APRIL 5, 2016
You may register up to April 5, 2016 to vote in the 2016 Municipal Election. In order to be eligible to vote in the municipal election, you must be an U.S. Citizen, at least eighteen years of age and a resident of the state for twenty-two days prior to the election. You may pick up registration forms at Dinosaur Town Hall, 317 Stegosaurus Freeway, Dinosaur Colorado, orregister in Craig at the County Clerks Office. During regular business hours.
By: Tamara Long, Town Clerk
Published: January 7 and 14th, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF DINOSAUR
MUNICIPAL ELECTION
APRIL 5, 2016
To: Any person, who is eligible by law, to be a candidate for the Offices of Mayor or Trustee for the Town of Dinosaur to be elected at the Municipal election to be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 please take notice: A candidate’s qualifications for eligibility to hold public office are: 1. Be a registered elector; 2. Attain the age of eighteen years or older on the date of the election and; 3. Reside in the Town of Dinosaur for a period of at least twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election. Nomination petitions may be circulated and signed beginning on Monday January 5, 2016.Nomination petitions and an information sheet for prospective candidates will be available at Town Hall, 317 Stegosaurus Freeway, on or after 9:00 am. January 5, 2016. Regular office hours at Town Hall are 9:00-12:00 and1:00-5:00, Monday through Friday. The last day for the circulation and signing of nomination petitions shall be Monday, January 25, 2016 on or before 5:00 p.m. All nomination petitions shall be filed with the Town Clerk at Town Hall by this date and time. The following town Officers will be elected at the election: Mayor – two year term; Three members of the Town Board of Trustees – four year terms.
Dated this 4th day of January, 2016
Town of Dinosaur By: Tamara Long
Town Clerk
Published: January 7 and 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

RIO BLANCO COUNTY
2016 Weed & Pest – Herbicides
REQUEST FOR BID PROJECT NAME, LOCATION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
2016 Rio Blanco County Weed & Pest’s Herbicides.
Rio Blanco County is soliciting bids to purchase herbicides for application as show on Exhibit A. The list reflects the approximate number of containers of each herbicide which Rio Blanco County anticipates it will purchase in 2016. The quantities listed on Exhibit A are estimates only and are not a commitment by Rio Blanco County to purchase the quantity of product shown on Exhibit A. Some products allow for pricing based on different sized containers. The bid list is based on chemical usage of previous years and interest in specific products that may possibly be used during the 2016 spray season. Generic products of the same formulation, labeling, and restrictions may be submitted in lieu of a name brand product but must be noted on the bid to be accepted. All products purchased must at the time of the initial delivery of that product include the most current Safety Data Sheet. All chemicals will be delivered tothe Rio Blanco County chemical storage facility located at 779 Sulphur Creek Road, Meeker, CO.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
Contract Documents are available on-line at the County’s website at www.rbc.us/393/Request-for-Proposals,or at the Rio Blanco County Weed & Pest Dept. 779 Sulphur Creek Road, Meeker, Colorado 81641.
BIDDER QUALIFICATIONS
Must be licensed to deal/sell Restricted Use Pesticides. Product orders are typically placed on eitherThursday afternoons or Friday mornings throughout the growing season and all deliveries must be made no later than 8 AM the following Thursday.
PROJECT COORDINATOR AND QUESTIONS
Matt Scott, Weed Control Supervisor, (970) 878-9670. All Bidders are advised to review the list found on Exhibit A. Any questions regarding this Request are to be directed in writing to Matt Scott at the above address or via email at matt.scott@rbc.us.
DELIVERY SCHEDULE
Chemicals will need to be provided upon request from March, 2016 through October, 2016.
BID SUBMITTALS
Bidder shall submit sealed bids for this request which shall include all information required. Bids shall have Bidder’s name and address and “Sealed Bid-2016 Rio Blanco County Weed & Pest – Herbicides”. Mail or hand-deliver to the Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners, at P.O. Box i, 200 Main Street, Meeker, CO 81641 before Thursday February 4, 2016 at 4pm OR Hand-deliver to the Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners, 200 Main Street, Meeker, CO until 10:45 A.M. on Monday, February 8, 2016. No bids shall be received after 4pm Thursday February 4, 2016, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. BID OPENING The Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners meeting will commence at 11 A.M. Bids shall be opened and read in public soon thereafter as listed on the agenda on February 8, 2016 at the Commissioners’s Meeting Room at 200 Main St., Meeker, CO. Bids submitted after 10:45 A.M. shall be returned unopened. Bids submitted and opened shall not be withdrawn for 30 days thereafter.
BID AWARD
The Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all bids; to waive any informalities in bids; and to accept the bid that, in the opinion of the Board, is in the best interest of the County of Rio Blanco, State of Colorado.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY
Dated: January 4, 2016
By: Shawn Bolton, Chairman
Published: January 7 and 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID
Notice is hereby given that the Town of Meeker is accepting sealed bids on the following item: Light Blue 1997 Ford F150 Short Bed Pickup, 114k miles , V8, 2 door with air conditioning, power steering, tilt wheel, AM/FM stereo, automatic transmission and may be viewed south of the Town Shop, 111 3rd Street. No minimum bid is required. Items will be sold as is/where is, with no warranty expressed or implied. Bid will be awarded to the highest submitted bid. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids; to change, add, or amend the specifications; to waive any informalities; and the right to disregard all nonconforming or conditional bids or counter proposals. The bid proposal must be placed in a sealed envelope and labeled “1997 Ford pickup Bid” and received at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO by 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2016,at which time the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Contact Carl Padilla, Building Official at 970-878-5344 for additional information.
Published : January 7 and 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Board of County Commissioners
Monday, January 11, 2016
County Administration Bldg, 200 Main, Meeker, Colorado
Items of routine and non-controversial nature are placed on the consent agenda. Any Commissioner or member of the audience may request an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately on the regular agenda prior to action being taken by the Board on the Consent Agenda. Public Comment: Any member of the public may address the Board on matters which are within the jurisdiction of the Board. If you are addressing the Board regarding a matter listed on the Agenda, you are requested to make your comments when the Board takes that matter. Please limit your comments to three minutes per member or five minutes per group. The public comment time is not for questions and answers. It is your time to express your views.
11:00 Call to order:
Pledge of Allegiance
Changes or additions to the January 11, 2016, Board Agenda
Approval of the January 11, 2016 Agenda
Consent
Agenda for January 11, 2016
Consent
1a_Consideration of the Board Minutes of December 28, 2015. (All Sign)
Consent
1b_ Consideration of the 2016 Budget Hearing Minutes of December 14, 2015. (All Sign)
Consent
2a_ Financial Management Report December 2015
Consent
2b_ DHS EBT Register December 2015
Consent
2c_ DHS Warrant Register December 2015
Consent
2d_Motor Vehicle Publication List December 2015
Consent
2e_Treasurer s Publication List December 2015
Consent
2f_Treasurer s Monthly Report December 2015
Consent
3_Budget Variance Report – 058 FCI Constructors Inc., Project 10-14-030 to fund the costs for EC Electric to furnish all material and labor required to install the 2-way micro-duct pathway and single mode fiber to be routed per reference EC CO#EC-16 in an amount not to exceed $13,402.00. (Chairman Signs)
Consent
4_Contract Modification Order #1 with Timothy Harris d/b/a Precision Buildings to fund modifications of Hoke Residence Repairs, increasing the project in an amount not to exceed $1,185.00. (Chairman Signs)
General Business:
Bus 1_ Motion to Approve the Appointment of the Board Chairman and Chairman pro-tem for 2016 (No Signature)
Bus 2_ Motion approving the setting of Regular Meeting Days for Board Meetings and Official Posting Location of Agendas. (No Signature)
Bus 3_Motion to Approve Appointment of e911 Board Member (No Signature)
Bus 4_Motion to Approve Appointment of the Representative to the Colorado River Water Conservation Board (No Signature)
Bus 5_Motion to Approve Representative and Alternate(s) to the AGNC Board (No Signature)
Bus 6_Motion to Approve County Investment Policy Committee Member (No Signature)
Bus 7_Motion to Approve the following Appointments for 2016: County Attorney-Kent A. Borchard County Finance Director-Chris Singleton County Road & Bridge Director-David Morlan County Director of Human Services-Jennifer O Hearon
Bus 8_ Motion to Approve the Final Contractor Settlement with Oldcastle SW Group, Inc., dba United Companies of Mesa County for the 2015 Rio Blanco County Road 5/Cr 20 With Livestock Underpass Project in an amount not to exceed $91,683.47. (No Signature Needed) Bus 9_Motion to Approve the Final Contractor Settlement with 3B Enterprises, LLC for the 2015 East Douglas Crushing Projectin an amount not to exceed $25,932.75. (No Signature Needed)
Bids Opening:
BO 1_
Bid Award:
BA 1_
MOU s, Contracts and Agreements:
MCA 1_Intergovernmental Agreement between The Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County and The Board of Trustees of the Town of Meeker, Colorado Concerning Joint Cooperation for the Implementation of the Rio Blanco County Economic Development Strategy. (All Sign)
MCA 2_Grant of Non-Exclusive Easement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Commnet Wireless Inc., granting ingress and egress to access the Little Beaver Tower Site. (All Sign)
Resolutions:
RES 1_ A Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado approving the 2016 appointments of members to the Northwest Regional Workforce Development Board, designating the chief local elected official and designating the one-stop workforce service provider. (All Sign)
RES 2_A Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado Designating Banks as Depositories for Rio Blanco County Funds. (All Sign)
RES 3_A Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado Designating the Rio Blanco Herald Times as the Official Newspaper for County Publications as Required by Law. (All Sign)
Other Business:
Road & Bridge Monthly Update Dave Morlan
Public Comments
County Commissioner Updates
Adjourn
The agenda is provided for informational purposes only; all times are approximate. Agenda items will normally be considered in the order they appear on the agenda. However, the Board may alter the Agenda, take breaks during the meeting, work through the noon hour and even continue an item for a future meeting date. The Board, while in session, may consider other items that are brought before it. Scheduled items may be continued if the Board is unable to complete the Agenda as scheduled. The next regular Board meeting is tentatively scheduled for January 18, 2016 in Rangely at the County Annex Building. Please check the County’s website for information at www.rbc.us/departments/commissioners. If you need special accommodations please call 970-8789570 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Published: January 7, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times Legal

Work Session RBC & Better City
5:30PM, Town of Rangely, January 12, 2016 – 7:00pm
Agenda
Rangely Board of Trustees (Town Council)
FRANK HUITT, MAYOR
JOSEPH NIELSEN, MAYOR PRO TEM
LISA HATCH, TRUSTEE
ANDREW SHAFFER, TRUSTEE
DAN EDDY, TRUSTEE
ANN BRADY, TRUSTEE
KRISTIN STEELE, TRUSTEE
Call to Order
Roll Call
Invocation
Pledge of Allegiance
Minutes of Meeting
Approval of the minutes of the December 8, 2015 meeting.
Petitions and Public Input
UPDATE:
Department of Local Affairs – Regional Manager – Elyse Ackerman Casselberry
Changes to the Agenda
Public Hearings – 7:15pm
Committee/Board Meetings
Supervisor Reports – See Attached
Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update
New Business
Discussion and action to approve the December 2015 check register.
Discussion and action to approve the November 2015 financials.
Discussion and action to approve the Special Events permit for the Chamber of Commerce Crab Crack February 6, 2016. Discussion and action to approve Resolution 2016-01 a resolution designating a public Place for posting meeting notices during the calendar year 2016.
Informational Items
Scheduled
Rangely School District board meeting is scheduled for January 19, 2016 at 6:15pm.
Rangely District Library regular meeting January 11, 2016 at 5:00pm.
Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for January 28, 2016 at 6:00pm.
Rural Fire Protection District board meeting is scheduled for January 18, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District meeting January 11, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District board meeting is January 27, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Rangely Chamber of Commerce board meeting is scheduled for January 21, 2016 at 12:00pm.
Rangely Junior College District Board meeting is scheduled for January 11, 2016 at 12:00pm.
Community Networking Committee meeting is scheduled for January 24, 2016 at 12:00pm.
Rio Blanco County Commissioners meeting is scheduled for January 18, 2016 at 11:00am.
Adjournment
Published: January 7, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times