ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00pm, at 7th and Park, Meeker.
SAFEHOUSE If you are being abused physically or mentally, you can call SAFEHOUSE for confidential shelter and help. 878-3131
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.
Meeker Cat Coalition accepting cat food or monetary donations for spay/neuter and health care. Donations may be left at The Vet Clinic in Meeker or call 878-3560 or 878-4429 for more information.
Rangely Rockcrawling & 4 Wheel Drive group in Rangely meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Rio Blanco Water Users Building on Hwy. 64 at 7 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous Mon. 8 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 629-5729 or 629-0709. 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: email@example.com or (970)878-5117. All services are confidential.
Moms group meeting, open to anyone with a child 0-5 years, Grace Baptist Church, Rangely, first Thursday of every month, 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Info. call Heather Zadra (970)629-9937
Meeker Housing Authority Board of Directors meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at The Pines, 875 Water St., Meeker.
Bresnan cable television customers – If you are not receiving a television channel station you normally get, 3 people must report it before it’s considered an outage. Call the service number on your bill to report.
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, 878-3219 home. 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.
MEEKER LIONS CLUB BINGO 2nd & 4th Wednesdays RBC Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall Progressive Bingo Concessions & Dinner Available Meeker Streaker available for transportation to Bingo, call 878-9368.
VFW Post 5843 and Ladies Auxiliary monthly meetings are now held at Kilowatt Korner in Meeker: VFW Post 5843 – 6:30 p.m. 2nd Monday. Ladies Auxiliary -5:00 p.m., 2nd Monday.
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? Take out trays can be ordered for age over 60, suggested donation $3 – 12:10 p.m. pickup.) **MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE** FRIDAY, MAR. 8: Chuckwagon closed, Lunch in Rangely. Smothered chicken, roasted potatoes, green peas, ambrosia salad. MONDAY, MAR. 11: Corned beef and cabbage, potatoes and carrots, vanilla pudding, banana. TUESDAY, MAR. 12: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, tossed salad, green beans, peaches. WEDNESDAY, MAR. 13: Apple cured pork chops, seasoned broccoli, apples w/cinnamon, chocolate cake. FRIDAY, MAR. 15: Tater tot casserole, spinach salad, cottage cheese, pears.
PISTOL RIVER LEATHER Concealed Carry Class March 23. Spots only reserved when payment is received. Call for info. Wild oats makes a mighty poor breakfast! 785 Park Avenue 878-4346 www.pistolriverleather.com
Portions of the Meeker Rec. Center POOL will be closed Fri., March 15, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. to accommodate the Swimming with the Shamrocks program for children age 1-14. The Lap Lane, Lazy River and Hot Tub will remain open to the public during that time; the leisure pool, zero depth entry and slide pool will be closed.
Pioneers Medical Center Home Health will be offering its monthly Foot Care Clinic, Tuesday, Mar. 12, 10 a.m. at The Pines. A certified nurse assistant will trim toenails, assess circulation, give skin care and check blood pressure. Persons found to have circulation or foot problems will be referred to a physician. Please call 878-9265 to schedule an appointment.
Annual Spring Consignment Auction Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m. 2368 South 1500 East, Vernal, Utah Equipment of all kinds, Many Vehicles, Trucks, Trailers, Campers, Boats, ATV’s, Motorcycles, Pipe, New and Used Tools, Lumber, Guns, Tack, Camping and Fishing items, Semi load of overstocked items, Antiques & Collectibles, Coins, Household Funiture and Miscellaneous, and much more! Please call now if you would like to Consign to this auction so we can advertise your items! For more information or to Consign call ZJ Auction Service, Inc. at (435)789-7424 or go to www.zjauction.com
FIREWOOD & STOVES
FIREWOOD picked up or delivery, good, dry, seasoned, split lodgepole pine, hundreds of cords in stock, Monday through Friday, 9 to 4. PINYON NOW AVAILABLE. We will load dump trucks or heavy duty dump trailers with reservations. 5 miles north of Rifle. Strong Lumber. Open Saturdays. (970)625-0777.
KELLEY’S GUNSMITHING Would like to buy quality guns and optics 878-4582
Petska Fur Paying top prices for quality raw furs, antlers, deer & elk hides. In your area Dec. – March 308-870-4887 www.petskafur.com
PHEASANT HUNTING Gift certificates make great gifts! www.brokenspokegameranch.com (970)241-3949
Guided & DIY hunts available Visit us at www.sullivanbrosoutfitting.com Contact Bradly at (970)210-5527
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.
Clock repair Grandfathers, mantles, weight-driven, spring operated, all types. (970)629-2931. Please leave a message.
Attention! Daylight Savings begins Sunday at 2 a.m. Spring your clocks ahead. The Seamstress. 878-3193.
HELP WANTED: FULL TIME
ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST – Rio Blanco County is currently accepting applications for an Eligibility Specialist for the Dept of Social Services in Rangely. Applicants must have high school diploma or equivalent, 3 years experience working with the public, and a valid driver license. This position determines initial and ongoing eligibility for public assistance. This is a full time position with benefits. $2,723/mo. To apply, submit a completed RBC application to the HR Department at P.O. Box i, Meeker, CO 81641. Applications can be obtained from the HR Dept, Rangely Annex or downloaded from our website at www.co.rio-blanco.co.us/personnel For information call (970) 878-9570. Deadline is March 15, 2013. Announcement #1302 EOE.
Apprentice Electrician Must be motivated. Must live in Rangely. Must have good driver’s license. Drug testing required. Will be put in apprentice electrical program. 221 E. Main, Rangely for an application or fax resume to (970)675-8050.
Energetic people needed for the front of the house at Ma Famiglia Restaurant. Full-time and part-time positions available. Positions available immediately for qualified applicants. Pick up an application at 410 Market St., Meeker.
HELP WANTED: GENERAL
TEMPORARY LABORERS Rio Blanco County is currently seeking applicants for temporary laborers at the Rangely Road & Bridge Dept. Applicants must be able to perform manual labor, flagging (stand on hot pavement 8-10 hrs per day) and operate light construction equipment. Must have a valid Colorado Driver s License, be 18 years of age, have the ability to regularly lift 50lbs., be in good physical shape and have full range of motion. Rio Blanco County will train and certify for Flagger Certificate. $15.71/hr. Applications can be obtained from the HR Dept, 200 Main Street, Meeker, or downloaded from our website at www.co.rio-blanco.co.us Application deadline: March 11, 2013. Job # 1303 EOE.
Experienced well service rig hand, steady work with good pay and benefits. Must pass drug test. (435)828-3915.
HELP WANTED: PART TIME
Part time front desk needed at the Blue Spruce Inn for nights and weekends. Computer skills required. Please apply in person. 878-0777
REAL ESTATE: MEEKER
FSBO, 340 Park Ave., 3 BDR, 2 BA, large fenced backyard. Must see! 878-3103.
FSBO, 2740 sq.ft., 4+ BDR, 2 BA, New kitchen with granite, pantry, new seamless gutters. Lots of storage and parking. Must see. $205,000. (970)878-4207
REAL ESTATE: WANTED
WE BUY LAND! Want to sell your farm, pasture or wooded land & get money FAST? We buy 35+ acres in Colorado for cash & usually close in 2 weeks. Prefer raw land. Call Bill at (985)226-1580.
LAND & LOTS
52 acres +/-, 10 miles east of Rangely, right next to Deserado coal mine on highway. Highway bisects it. 878-4847.
remodeled 1 BDR, 1 BA apartment, $450/month, all utilities included. 1st month, deposit & references required. (970)220-2150.
Sweet one bedroom house for rent. New paint and floor coverings, N/S, N/P, $500 per month. Call (970)878-4731.
Spacious 1 BDR, 1 BA home, partial utilities paid, NS/NP, $600/month. (970)948-4863.
Fenced yard, 2BR, 1.75 BA, townhome accepts HUD. $475 + $475 deposit. Available March 1. 1189 Main St Unit 304. (435)299-2410.
2 BDR townhouse, covered patio, covered parking, washer and dryer, pets negotiable, rent $550/month, $650 damage deposit, 916-873-3659 or 970-878-5486.
House for rent: 2 BDR, 1 BA, $800/month +$600 deposit + utilities. Fresh paint, great neighborhood. Call Ron (970)878-4040.
Manufactured home, 1 BDR, 1 BA, great condition, washer & dryer hookups, $525/month. Month-to-month lease options available. Call (970)220-2150.
2 BDR, 2 BA in a quiet, beautiful out-of-town setting. Pet and horse potential. $900/month. (970)878-4320, (970)942-7109.
2 BDR townhouse, covered patio, all appliances including washer & dryer. Rent $550/month + $650 damage deposit. Available now. (916)873-3659 or (970)878-5486.
2 BDR, 1 BA apartment, $475/month plus electricity + $475 deposit with 6 month lease. $500/month for month-to-month. 878-3363.
Available now, 2 BDR, 1.5 BA duplex, $600/month, $700 deposit. Pets considered. Fenced yard, covered carport with storage, new paint, new flooring, stackable washer/dryer. Landlord pays water and sewer. (916)873-3659 or 878-5486.
Exceptionally Clean, spacious, 2 BDR apt. Hot water heat, water, sewer, trash paid. Lease/Deposit required. NS,NP. (970)878-4592.
2 BDR, 1 BA apartment, $475/month + deposit. Clean, quiet, new carpets. (970)878-5367 or (970)878-3736.
Storage Depot 10×25 unit. 878-4808.
12TH STREET APARTMENTS 2 BDR, 1 BA, heat, hot water, cable included. Call (970)261-1441 or (970)878-3739.
3 BDR townhouse, all appliances including washer & dryer, covered patio with storage, covered parking. Landlord pays water & sewer. Pets negotiable. $650/month + $750 damage deposit. (916)873-3659 or 878-5486.
FULLY FURNISHED, 2 BDR, 2 BA apartments, in unit W/D, utilities included. NS & NP. 14 month lease: $800 month with FIRST & LAST months FREE! $1500 deposit to move in. 6 month: $900/month, rent due at move-in. Month to month: $1400/month, rent due at move in. Western Exposures Realty (970)878-5877.
Available now! 2 BDR, 1 BA, water, sewer & trash paid. $550/month. Terms negotiable. (970)285-2334.
Halandras Building, 300 sq. ft. interior office, includes utilities. Off street parking, easy access. (970)629-9714.
Rocky Mountain Storage & Rentals 5×10, 10×10 storage units available in town. 878-0085 or 878-3700.
The former BLM Building west of Meeker is for rent. The building consists of approximately 10,000 square feet of office space. Interested parties may contact the Meeker Re-1 School District Superintendent at 878-9040 for more information.
Commercial office space available in Hugus Building, downtown Meeker. 878-4138.
SILVER SAGE RV PARK (970)675-2259 RV Spaces for rent. Manager: Heath GeBauer (970)675-2259 (970)846-4293 Fax: (970)675-5509
RV spaces in Rangely available. Rent $350/month, utilities included. Now also leasing mobile home spaces! Contact Christy (970)589-9249.
2000 Ford Contour. V-6, ABS, AC, runs great, excellent tires. $1500. (970)878-3228 or (970)618-8375.
Rocky Mountain Auto-Craig. Selling quality used cars, with limited warranty, financing WAC, give us a call 824-5749, Dealer.
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.
MEEKER BOARD OF TRUSTEES VACANCY The Board of Trustees of the Town of Meeker are accepting applications to fill the vacant seat of Trustee Andy Thomson. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, be a US citizen, and have lived within the Town of Meeker for at least the last twelve (12) consecutive months, prior to March 19, 2013. The term of this office expires in April of 2014. If interested, submit a letter of interest to Scott Meszaros, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO 81641, by noon on March 14, 2013. Interviews will be held at the Board of Trustees Meeting at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Meeker Town Hall. If there are questions, call Town Administrator Scott Meszaros at 878-5344. Publish: Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar. 7, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
Lower White River Pest Control District Bid Request Aerial Spray The Lower White River Pest Control District is accepting bid proposals for commercial equipped applicators to aerial spray herbicide or insecticide on private land located within the District. Bids will be opened by the Board of County Commissioners on March 18, 2013, County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely, Colorado at 11:15 a.m. For bid specifications and time line details contact Bob McKune 970-675-5153 for bid packets. If mailed, bid packets are due to the Board of Commissioners, Box i, Meeker, Co 81641 no later then March 14, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. If hand delivered the day of the bid opening (March 18), the bids must be received no later than 11:00 a.m. to the Board of County Commissioners, County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely, Colorado. Bid packets must be clearly marked Aerial Spray on the out side of the bid packet. Publish: February 28 & March 7, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
Lower White River Pest Control District Bid Request Commercial Equipped Applicator The Lower White River Pest Control District is accepting bid proposals for commercial equipped applicators to spray herbicides on private land located within the District. Bids will be opened by the Board of County Commissioners on March 18, 2013, County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely, Colorado at 11:15 a.m. For bid specifications and time line details contact Bob McKune (970)675-5153 for bid packets. If mailed, bid packets are due to the Board of Commissioners, Box i, Meeker, Co 81641 no later than March 14, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. If hand delivered the day of the bid opening (March 18), the bids must be received no later than 11:00 a.m. to the Board of County Commissioners, County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely, Colorado. Bid packets must be clearly marked Herbicide Spray on the outside of the bid packet. Publish: February 28 & March 7, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
RIO BLANCO COUNTY 2013 CATTLEGUARDS AND WINGS REQUEST FOR BID PROJECT NAME 2013 Cattleguards and Wings. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RIO BLANCO COUNTY is soliciting bids for supplying 10 each 8-foot Cattleguard Sections and 3 pair of Cattleguard Wings. BID DOCUMENTS Bid Documents shall be available at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept., 570 Second St., Meeker, CO 81641 on February 28, 2013. COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE Clint Chappell, Road & Bridge Coordinator, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. Any questions regarding this bid are to be directed in writing to Clint Chappell before Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 4:00 P.M. at the above fax number. DELIVERY AND PAYMENT Material shall be delivered by May 1, 2013. Alternate delivery schedules will be considered. Bid price shall be F.O.B. Meeker, Colorado. Payment shall not be made upon delivery. The county’s regular accounts payable schedule shall be followed. BID SUBMITTALS Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “2013 Cattleguards and Wings Bid” written on the sealed envelope. Mailed bids are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 21, 2013. No bids shall be received Friday, March 22nd through Sunday, March 24th. Hand-delivered bids will be accepted until 11:00 A.M. on date of bid opening. Do not depend on overnight delivery. Mailing and hand-delivery address: RBC Commissioners, P.O. Box i, 200 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641. BID OPENING Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, P.O. Box i, 200 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641. Bids submitted after 11:00 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: February 25, 2013 By: Shawn Bolton, Chairman Publish: Rio Blanco Herald Times: Feb. 28, 2013 & Mar. 7, 2013
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Bruce Mobley, Deceased, Case Number 2013 PR 6 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to: District Court of Rio Blanco, County, Colorado at PO Box 1150, 555 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641, on or before July 3, 2013, or the claims may be forever barred. Mary Margaret Mobley Personal Representative PO Box 627 Meeker CO 81641 970 878 3401 FJ Fennessy Attorney for Personal Representative PO Box 1518 Meeker, CO 81641 970 878 4783 Publish: Feb. 28, Mar. 7 & 14, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of James Benjamin Woodruff, A/K/A James B. Woodruff, Jim B. Woodruff and Jim Woodruff, Deceased, Case Number 2013 PR 5 All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to: District Court of Rio Blanco, County, Colorado at PO Box 1150, 555 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641, on or before July 3, 2013, or the claims may be forever barred. Si H. Woodruff Personal Representative 315 Main Street Meeker CO 81641 970 878 4592 F J Fennessy Attorney for Personal Representative PO Box 1518 Meeker, CO 81641 970 878 4783 Publish: Feb. 28, Mar. 7 & 14, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
The Board of County Commissioners will hold a regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, March 11, 2013, at the County Administration Building, 200 Main, Meeker, CO TENTATIVE AGENDA 10:45a.m. Board of County; a. Pledge of Allegiance. b. Changes to the Agenda. c. Consideration of the minutes of the February 25, 2013, Board Meeting. d. Motor Vehicle Publication List for February 2013. e. Treasury Publication List for February 2013. f. Enter into record Change Order # 2 to Belland Builders on the Fairfield Center – HVAC Remodel. Increase in contract time by 151 Days and the cost by $9,389.00 g. Other. 10:50 a.m. Finance Department – Chris Singleton; a. Payroll & Overtime for February 2013. b. Payroll Benefits/Withholding for February 2013. c. Accounts Payable for February 2013. d. DSS Payments (EBT and AP) for February 2013. e. Other. 11:00 a.m. Resolutions, Ordinances and Proclamations; a. Consideration of a resolution to distribute Title I Federal Forest Receipt Monies to the School Districts within the County. b. Other. 11:05 a.m. Contracts & Agreements; a. GDA Agreement Amendment. b. Phil Vaughan Construction Management Inc. c. Union Wireless High Speed Data Contract. d. ETC Institute for a Community Survey. e. Tonya Morris to develop a County Logo. f. Other. 11:15 a.m. Bids: a. Road & Bridge; 1. 2013 Dust Control Project; b. Fleet Management. 2. Small Vehicles. 11:30a.m. Road and Bridge – Dave Morlan; a. Monthly Update. 11:45a.m. Public Comment. 11:50a.m. County Commissioner Updates. BREAK. OTHER COUNTY BUSINESS. If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9573 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made. Please check the County’s website for an updated agenda. www.co.rio-blanco.co.us/commissioners Publish March 7, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
PUBLIC NOTICE RIO BLANCO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION HEARING Notice is hereby given that on Thursday April 11, 2013, the Rio Blanco County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Rio BlancoCounty Administration Building, 200 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado to consider the following: Special Use Permit Notice (SUPN) 13-5 – Encana Oil and Gas Mesa Temporary Living Quarters – the current holder of Special Use Permit (SUP) 07-08, Encana Oil & Gas, is requesting to amend the SUP to authorize use of on-site wastewater treatment systems to reuse water for oil and gas operations, and to remove Condition 17 from SUP 07-08 and Board of County Commissioners Resolution 2007-35, related to water testing of seven springs and three wells in the project vicinity. The subject property is located at 8801 Sprague Gulch Road, Meeker, Colorado (Section 13, T4S, R96W, PIN# 191706100004). Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Community Development Department at 200 Main Street in Meeker, Colorado, or you may call (970) 878-9580 for more information between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. Publish: March 7 & 28, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
PROJECT: PIONEERS MEDICAL CENTER REPLACEMENT FACILITY LOCATION: MEEKER, CO Public Notice is hereby given that Construction Management / General Contracting Firms (CM/GC) are invited to submit a Statement of Interest for consideration of Pioneers Medical Center, Meeker, Colorado regarding the construction of the replacement hospital. REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must submit a Statement of Interest and respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) including a certified Qualifications Statement to be considered. Inquiries regarding the RFQ and submission of Statements of Interest should be directed to the program manager: Steven L. Rutland, NCARB, AIA, LEED AP Vice President Project Management American Health Facilities Development, LLC 105 Continental Place Brentwood, TN 37027 Phone: 615-371-4518 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PROCESS: Interested candidates must submit three (3) copies of the Qualifications Package as described in the RFQ by 12:00 p.m., March 28, 2013 to the above address in order to be considered in the selection process. Short-listed firms will then be issued a Request for Proposal and finalists will be subject to a reference check and interview. Publish March 7 & 14, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
Public Notice A public hearing has been scheduled for March 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, to consider a request for a Special Event Liquor License by the Meeker Chamber of Commerce to be used at 200 Main Street, Meeker, CO 81641, for the After Birth Ball on; April 20, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 am Kathleen Sizemore Liquor Clerk Published: March 7, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE TOWN OF RANGELY I HERBY CERTIFY THAT THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE 676 WAS READ, HEARD, AND ADOPTED FOLLOWING A PUBLIC HEARING AT A PUBLIC MEETING OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OFTHE TOWN OF RANGELY HELD ON THE 26th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2013. EMERGENCY ORDINANCE NO. 676 (2013) AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON THE OPERATION OF MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENTS PURSUANT TO AMENDMENT 64. WHEREAS, the voters of the State of Colorado on November 6, 2012 approved a ballot initiative known as Amendment 64, which amends the Colorado State Constitution to authorize the operation of marijuana establishments, which are defined as marijuana cultivation facilities, marijuana product manufacturing facilities, marijuana testing facilities, and retail marijuana stores notwithstanding contrary provisions of Colorado statute, whether criminal or civil; and WHEREAS, Amendment 64 requires the Department of Revenue to adopt regulations governing the operation of marijuana establishments no later than July 2013; requires local governments to adopt regulations identifying the entity within the local government responsible for processing license applications for marijuana establishments no later than October 1, 2013; authorizes local governments to adopt licensing procedures and regulations governing certain aspects of the operation of marijuana establishments by adoption of an ordinance or through an initiated or referred measure; and WHEREAS, Amendment 64 permits the operation of marijuana establishments only pursuant to license issued by the Department of Revenue and/or a local government and does not require the Department of Revenue or local governments to begin processing license applications until October 1, 2013; and WHEREAS, marijuana establishments may not operate lawfully until the adoption of licensing regulations; WHEREAS, the moratorium imposed by this emergency ordinance is intended to prevent the operation of marijuana establishments prior to the adoption of the regulatory framework contemplated by Amendment 64; to ensure that prospective operators and owners of marijuana establishments are able to make business and investment decisions with sufficient knowledge of local regulations; and to ensure that any local regulations or prohibition can be enforced in a fair and equitable manner; and WHEREAS, the Town of Rangely previously adopted a similar emergency moratorium on the operation of marijuana establishments by the passage of Ordinance 674; and WHEREAS, adoption of this ordinance as an emergency measure is necessary in order that the ordinance will take immediate effect and preclude the operation of marijuana establishments in the Town of Rangely in violation of the provisions of Amendment 64; and WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Rangely finds it necessary to the public health, safety, and welfare to adopt this emergency ordinance imposing a moratorium on the operation of marijuana establishments pending adoption by the Department of Revenue of licensing regulations and the issuance of licenses pursuant to Amendment 64; adoption of regulations relating to the operation and licensing of marijuana establishments by the Town Board; and/or pending a determination whether the operation of marijuana facilities should be prohibited, whether by ordinance or an initiated or referred measure. NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE ORDAINED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF RANGELY, COLORADO: Section I. During the effective term of this emergency ordinance no person shall operate a marijuana establishment, as defined in Amendment 64, in the corporate limits of the Town of Rangely. No Town Department shall accept or process an application for a sales tax license, land use approval, building permit, or any other license or permit relating to the operation of a marijuana establishment. Section II. All ordinances heretofore passed and adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Rangely, Colorado, are hereby repealed to the extent that said ordinances, or parts thereof, are in conflict herewith. This ordinance shall not be interpreted to repeal or to apply in any way Town ordinances regarding the operation of medical marijuana centers, medical marijuana cultivation facilities, or medical marijuana infused products manufacturers pursuant to HB 10-1284. Section III. This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage, as provided by C.R.S. Title 31, Article 16, and in accordance with the Rangely Municipal Code and shall be posted or published immediately after passage. This ordinance shall be effective for a term of sixty (60) days, but may be amended for an additional sixty (60) day period, pursuant to Section 12(c). Section IV. The Town Board hereby finds, determines, and declares that this ordinance is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety. INTRODUCED, READ AND FINALLY PASSED AND APPROVED, AND ORDERED published, as provided by law, by the Town Board of the Town of Rangely, at its regular meeting held 26TH day of FEBRUARY, 2013. ATTEST: /s/Lisa Piering TOWN CLERK, LISA PIERING RANGELY TOWN COUNCIL: /s/Frank Huitt MAYOR, FRANK HUITT INTRODUCED, READ BY TITLE, PASSED ON FIRST READING, APPROVED AND ADOPTED, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED IN FULL THIS 7TH DAY OF MARCH, 2013 BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF RANGELY, COLORADO. /s/Frank Huitt, Mayor Frank Huitt ATTEST: /s/Lisa Piering, Town Clerk Lisa Piering Council Member Clayton Gohr introduced, read and moved the adoption of the ordinance titled, AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON THE OPERATION OF MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENTS PURSUANT TO AMENDMENT 64. and upon adoption that it be published pursuant to law and recorded in the Book of Ordinances. Council Member Elaine Urie seconded the motion. On roll call, the following Council Members voted Aye : Frank Huitt, Brad Casto, Elaine Urie, Clayton Gohr and Lisa Hatch. Joesph Nielsen was abscent. All of the Town Council vote Aye on the Ordinance. Council Members voted Nay: None PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED at a regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Rangely, Colorado held on 26TH day of February, 2013. Publish March 7, 2013 in Rio Blanco Herald Times
AGENDA RANGELY BOARD OF TRUSTEES (TOWN COUNCIL) Regular Meeting of March 12, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. Council Chambers – Municipal Building 1. Call to Order. 2. Roll Call. 3. Invocation. 4. Pledge of Allegiance. 5. Minutes of Meeting; A. Approval of Minutes of February 26, 2013. (Submitted) 6. Petitions and Public Input. 7. Changes to Agenda. 8. Public Hearings. (7:30) 9. Committee/Board Meetings. 10. Supervisor Reports (See Attached); A. Dave Calvin. B. Mike Englert. 11. Report from Officers; A. Town Manager Update. 12. New Business; A. Discussion and action to approve Pinnt Roofing and Construction, Inc. Installation of 2 rows of Zalenski Snow Guards for Town Hall to prevent very large and heavy snow and ice movement falling to the ground and damaging gutters, vehicles and create a danger for pedestrian movement. Also prevent a large buildup of snow and ice near the foundation, causing further structure instability. Total cost – $4,950.00. (See attached information describing the application); B. Discussion and action to approve Intermountain Sales, Inc. Diesel Vacuum and Valve Maintenance Trailer This piece of equipment will be used extensively for the maintenance of valves, hydrants, sewer line and in some instances gas line valves. Total item Cost – $59,600 (See attached information describing the units and other attached vendor bids); C. Discussion and action to approve detailed repairs for the Public Works Case 580M backhoe $7,885.11 w/trucking; D. Discussion and action to approve the February, 2013 check Register; E. Discussion and action to approve Financials January 2013. 13. Informational Items; A. U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Letter of appreciation. 14. Scheduled Announcement – Local Board meetings March 2013 A. Rangely School District board meeting is scheduled for March 19, 2013 at 6:15 p.m. B. Rangely District Library regular meeting March 18, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. C. Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for March 28, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. D. Rural Fire Protection Dist board meeting is scheduled for March 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. E. Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District meeting March 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. F. Rio Blanco Water Conservancy Dist board meeting is scheduled for March 27, 2013. G. Rangely Chamber of Commerce board meeting is scheduled for March 21, 2013 15. Adjournment Publish March 7, 2013 in Rio Blanco Herald Times
COMBINED NOTICE – MAILING CRS 38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 12-38 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On December 11, 2012, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Rio Blanco records. Original Grantor(s): Kurt A. Abel Original Beneficiary(ies): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. acting solely as nominee for Fidelity Mortgage Company Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: Wells Fargo Bank, NA Date of Deed of Trust: November 04, 2008 County of Recording: Rio Blanco Recording Date of Deed of Trust: November 06, 2008 Recording Information (Reception Number): 294163 Original Principal Amount: $162,050.00 Outstanding Principal Balance: $152,653.30 Pursuant to CRS 38-38-101(4)(i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violatedas follows: failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the evidence of debt secured by the deed of trust and other violations thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. LOTS 41 AND 42 AND THE WEST ONE-HALF OF LOT 43, BLOCK 5, COLTHARPS ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF RANGELY The property to be foreclosed is: Also known by street and number as: 733 East Rangely Avenue, Rangely, CO 81648. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 04/10/2013, at Office of the Public Trustee, Rio Blanco County Courthouse, 555 Main Street, Meeker CO 81641, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 2/14/2013 Last Publication: 3/14/2013 Name of Publication: Rio Blanco Herald Times NOTICE OF RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN THE REAL PROPERTY BEING FORECLOSED, OR HAVE CERTAIN RIGHTS OR SUFFER CERTAIN LIABILITIES PURSUANT TO COLORADO STATUTES AS A RESULT OF SAID FORECLOSURE. YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO REDEEM SAID REAL PROPERTY AND/OR YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO CURE A DEFAULT UNDER THE DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED. A COPY OF CERTAIN SAID STATUTES, AS SUCH STATUTES ARE PRESENTLY CONSTITUTED, WHICH MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS SHALL BE SENT WITH ALL MAILED COPIES OF THIS NOTICE. HOWEVER, YOUR RIGHTS MAY BE DETERMINED BY PREVIOUS STATUTES. A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 38-38-104 SHALL BE FILED WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE AT LEAST FIFTEEN (15) CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE FIRST SCHEDULED SALE DATE OR ANY DATE TO WHICH THE SALE IS CONTINUED; IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; A NOTICE OF INTENT TO REDEEM FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 38-38-302 SHALL BE FILED WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE NO MORE THAN EIGHT (8) BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE SALE; DATE: 12/12/2012 Karen Arnold Public Trustee of Rio Blanco County, State of Colorado /s/Karen Arnold By: Karen Arnold, Public Trustee ( S E A L ) PUBLIC TRUSTEE RIO BLANCO CO COLO The name, address, business telephone number and bar registrationnumber of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Robert J. Aronowitz, Esq. #5673, Monica Kadrmas #34904, Randall M. Chin, Esq. #31149, Stacey L. Aronowitz, Esq. #36290, Andrea Rickles-Jordan #39005, Susan J. Hendrick #33196, Joel T. Mecklenberg, Esq. #36291, Joan Olson, Esq. #28078, Lisa Cancanon Esq. #42043 Aronowitz & Mecklenburg, L.L.P. 1199 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204 (303) 813-1177 Attorney File # 9105.05143 The Attorney above isacting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. (c)Public Trustees’ Association of Colorado Revised 9/2012