Legal Notices: July 19, 2018

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Estate of Betsy Leola Hauck, deceased
Rio Blanco County District Court
Case No. 2018PR30008
All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District court of Rio Blanco County, Colorado on or before July 20, 2018 or the claims may be forever barred.
Isaiah Quigley, Coleman & Quigley, LLC
2454 Patterson Road, Suite 200
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Published: July 5, 12, and 19, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DECISION
The Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety proposes to approve Permit Renewal Application No. 7 (RN-7), submitted by Colowyo Coal Company L.P. (Coal Permits) for a coal mining permit at the Colowyo Coal Mine (Permit No. C-1981-019). The proposed renewal will allow for continued mining and/or reclamation operations at the site.
The Colowyo Coal Mine is a/an surface operation located in Moffat, Rio Blanco County, approximately 28 miles South of Craig, Colorado. Coal interest is federal, state and private, and the surface to be affected is federal, state and private land. The permit area encompasses approximately 27,529.24 acres.
This proposed decision is based on a finding that the proposed operation will comply with all requirements of the Colorado Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Act, Section 34#33#101 et seq., C.R.S., and the regulations promulgated thereunder.
A copy of the “Proposed Decision and Findings of Compliance”, including any stipulations, is on file for public inspection at the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, Room 215 Centennial Building, 1313 Sherman Street, Denver, Colorado 80203, and at the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder, 221 W Victory Way, Craig, CO 81625; Rio Blanco County Clerk and Recorder, 500 Main Street, Meeker, CO 81641. Persons with an interest that may be adversely affected by the proposed decision may request a formal hearing before the Mined Land Reclamation Board on the proposed decision. Such request must be made within thirty (30) days of the initial publication of this notice, must be in writing, and must state with reasonable specificity the reasons for the request and the objections to the proposed decision.
Published: July 12 & 19, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

RIO BLANCO COUNTY
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
RIO BLANCO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
555 MAIN STREET, P.O. BOX 599
MEEKER, COLORADO 81641
970-878-9430
COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION PUBLIC NOTICE:
Notice is hereby given that by appointment, beginning July 1, 2018, and continuing through August 3, 2018, the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado will sit as the Board of Equalization in the Commissioner’s Hearing Room, located on the 3rd floor of the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado. The Board will hear appeals from determinations by the Assessor. Petitions for appeal from the determinations of the Rio Blanco County Assessor may be filed pursuant to Chapter 39, Article 8, C.R.S.
Dated this 19th day of July, 2018
Boots M. Campell, Clerk and Recorder.
Published: July 19, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

MEEKER SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1
Board of Education Special Board Meeting and Work Session
555 Garfield Street
Meeker, CO 81641
July 24, 2018 – 6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance: Dr. Dorsett will lead the Pledge of Allegiance
3. Welcome of Guests
4. Approval of Agenda
General Public Comment Session: (comments limited to three minutes)
Action Items:
1. Approval: Personnel Hires
a. Route & Activity Bus Drivers – Toni Francis and Jamie Laman
b. Cheer Co-Head Coaches – Antina DiBenedetto and Beth Bennett
c. Volunteer HS Wrestling Coach – Trevor Grant
2. Approval: General Fund Expenditure up to $35,000 for new district-wide phone system
3. Approval: Letter of Intent to Participate in November Coordinated Election
Special Meeting Adjournment
Work Session:
1. Community Survey Results
2. Potential Tax Initiatives for November 2018 Ballot
a. Mill Levy Override
b. Construction Bond – Bus Garage and High School
3. Items introduced by BOE members
Published: July 19, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Board of County Commissioners of
Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse
555 Main Street, 3rd Floor Hearing Room
Meeker, Colorado 81641
Tentative Agenda July 23, 2018
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 a.m. Call to order:
•Pledge of Allegiance
•Changes to July 23, 2018 Tentative Agenda
1)
2)
•Move to Approve the July 23, 2018 Agenda including any changes.
CONSENT AGENDA FOR JULY 23, 2018
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.
•Move to Approve the Below Listed Items of the Consent Agenda.
•Consent 1a_ Consideration of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado Meeting Minutes of July 9, 2018. (All sign)
•Consent 1b_ Consideration of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado Meeting Minutes of July 16, 2018.
Consent 2a_ Move to Approve/Deny the Public Trustee’s Quarterly Report for April, May and June 2018.
•Consent 2b_ Move to Approve/Deny the Treasurer’s Quarterly Depositories Report June 30, 2018.
•Consent 2c_ Move to Approve/Deny the Rio Blanco County Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report, January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2018.
BUSINESS:
•Business 1_ Introduction of Shannon Wadas from Senator Bennet’s Office.
•Business 2_ Move to Approve/Deny the Appointment of Janae Stanworth, Finance Director, as the person responsible for the preparation of the 2019 budget per C.R.S. 29-1-104. 
•Business 3_ Move to Approve/Deny the 2019 budget calendar, setting the deadline for final budget estimates from all agencies on September 7, 2018, per C.R.S. 29-1-105.
•Business 4_ Move to Approve/Deny the Notice of Final Contractor Settlement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and AM-PM Stripes and Sweepers for the 2018 Rio Blanco County Crackfill Project, in an amount not to exceed $0.00.
•Business 5_ Move to Approve/Deny an Emergency Facilities and Land Use Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the Bureau of Land Management, NW Colorado Fire and Aviation Management Unit for Emergency use of the Meeker Airport for the Northwest Colorado IA Complex Incident.
•Business 6_ Move to Approve/Deny an Emergency Facilities and Land Use Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the Bureau of Land Management, NW Colorado Fire and Aviation Management Unit for Emergency use of the Meeker Airport for the Fawn Incident.
•Business 7_ Move to Approve/Deny a Letter from the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to MM-Eight Construction, Inc. informing them their bid for the 2018 Fairfield Remodel Project was rejected due to the bid exceeding Rio Blanco County’s Budget for the Project.
BID OPENINGS:
•Bid Opening 1_ None.
BID AWARDS:
•Bid Award 1_ None.
MOU’s, CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS:
•MCA 1_ Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Transfer of Entitlements between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the United States of America Federal Aviation Administration to waive receipt of the funds appropriated to the Rangely Airport to be transferred to Centennial Airport, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.
•MCA 2_ Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Transfer of Entitlements between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the United State of America Federal Aviation Administration to waive receipt of the funds appropriated to the Rangely Airport to be transferred to Vance Brand Municipal Airport, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00 for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.
•MCA 3_ Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Sexual Offenses Resource Services to provide Sexual Abuse/Offender Treatment Services to eligible children and their families beginning June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00.
•MCA 4_ Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and A-Z Contracting, LLC for the 2018 Rio Blanco County Fairfield Remodel Selective Demo Project, in an amount not to exceed $26,960.00 and authorize execution out of session.
•MCA 5_ Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Ducey’s Electric for the 2018 Rio Blanco County Fairfield Remodel Electrical Project, in an amount not to exceed $33,950.00 and authorize execution out of session.
•MCA 6_ Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Mountain Air Mechanical H.V.A.C. Inc. for the 2018 Rio Blanco County Fairfield Remodel HVAC/Plumbing Project, in an amount not to exceed $18,136.00.
RESOLUTIONS:
•Resolution 1_ Move to Approve/Deny Resolution No. 2018-30, a resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado amending Resolution No. 2018-26 concerning OWTS regulations.
OTHER BUSINESS:
•Public Comment
•County Commissioners Updates
RECONVENE AT 1:15 PM – PUBLIC HEARINGS:
•Public Hearing 1_ None.
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 Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Commissioner’s Hearing Room, in Meeker, Colorado.. Please check the County’s website for information at http://www.rbc.us/departments/commissioners. If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9431 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Published: July 19, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Work Session 5:30 Conference Room
Town of Rangely
July 24, 2018 – 7:00pm
Agenda
Rangely Board of Trustees (Town Council)
ANDY SHAFFER, Mayor
Andy Key, Mayor ProTem
Trey Robie, Trustee
Luke Geer, Trustee
Tyson Hacking, Trustee
Matt Billgren, Trustee
Rich Garner, Trustee
1.Call to Order
2.Roll Call
3.Invocation
4.Pledge of Allegiance
5.Minutes of Meeting
a. Discussion and Action to approve the minutes of June 26, 2018
6.Petitions and Public Input
7.Changes to the Agenda
8. Public Hearings – 7:15pm
9. Committee/Board Meetings
a. Town Council Work Session June 28, 2018 10. Reports From Council
11. Supervisor Reports – See Attached
a. Jeff LeBleu
b. Vince Wilczek
12. Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update
13. Old Business
14. New Business
a. Discussion and action to approve the June 2018 Check Register
b. Discussion and action to approve the June 2018 Financial Summary
15. Informational Items
a. Thank you Note, Sam Light – CML/CIRSA Training
16. Board Vacancies
a. RDA/RDC Board Vacancy
b. Planning and Zoning Board Vacancy
17. Scheduled Announcements
a. Rangely District Library Board meeting July 9, 2018 at 5:00pm
b. Rangely Junior College District Board meeting is scheduled for July 9, 2018 at 12:00pm
c. Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District Board meeting July 9, 2018 at 7:00pm
d. Rural Fire Protection District Board meeting is scheduled for July 16, 2018 at 7:00pm
e. Rio Blanco County Commissioners Board meeting is scheduled for July 16, 2018 at 11:00am
f. Rangely School District Board meeting has been Cancelled for July 17, 2018
g. RDA/RDC Board meeting scheduled for July 19, 2018 at 7:30am
h. Rangely Chamber of Commerce Board meeting is scheduled for July 19, 2018 at 12:00pm
i. Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Board meeting is scheduled for July 25, 2018 at 7:00pm
j. Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for July 26, 2018 at 6:00pm
18. Adjournment
Published: July 19, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
CAMPING AREA CONCESSIONAIRE
The Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado is requesting proposals from qualified individuals or entities interested in operating dry camping sites located at the Meeker Fairgrounds, 700 Sulphur Creek Road, Meeker, Colorado, during specified community events. A copy of the details of this Request for Proposals is located on the website http://www.rbc.us/248/Economic-Development.
Parties interested in participating in the competitive solicitation process must submit a Proposal by 11:00 A.M., MST on July 30, 2018. Proposals must be hand delivered or mailed to Board of County Commissioners, 555 Main Street, P.O. Box 599, Meeker, Colorado 81641, and must be clearly identified on the outside of the bid document “Rio Blanco County Camping Area Concessionaire – Request for Proposal”. For further information contact Katelin Cook, Economic Development Coordinator, 970-878-9474.
Published: July 19 and 26, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Rio Blanco County
2018 Bachmann Pit Crushing Project
REQUEST FOR BID
PROJECT NAME, LOCATION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
2018 BACHMANN PIT CRUSHING PROJECT. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RIO BLANCO COUNTY are soliciting bids for crushing approximately 70,000 cubic yards of various classes of aggregate base course, modified. Bachmann Pit is located approximately 5 miles east of State Highway 13 on RBC Road 8, North Fork Road.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
Contract Documents shall be available on-line at www.govbids.com/scripts/co1/public/hom1.asp, or the County’s website at www.rbc.us on the Bid Postings page, or at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept., 570 Second St., Meeker, CO 81641 on July 19, 2018.
VENDOR QUALIFICATIONS
Vendors shall be listed on the most current CDOT Pre-qualified Contractor Listing.
WORK SCHEDULE
It is intended that the project shall start approx. August 21 and be completed by November 23, 2018. Contractor shall submit a work schedule with bid.
MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING
Interested vendors shall attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at the Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Dept. at 570 Second Street in Meeker. Vendors shall visit the pit and become familiar with all site conditions.
PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT
Van Pilaud, County Engineer, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. Any questions regarding this bid are to be directed in writing to Van Pilaud before Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. at the above fax number.
BID SUBMITTALS
Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “2018 BACHMANN PIT CRUSHING” 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, August 10, 2018. Do not depend on overnight delivery. Mailing Address: Rio Blanco County Commissioners, P.O. Box 599, Attn: Vicky Edwards, Meeker, CO 81641.
Hand delivered bids will be accepted from 8:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. on August 13, 2018. Hand-delivery address: Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Commission’s Hearing Room, Meeker, CO 81641.
BID OPENING
Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on Monday, August 13, 2013 at the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Commission’s Hearing Room, 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 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. The County also reserves the right to negotiate changes in product specifications with the successful vendor. Discrepancies between indicated sum of any column of figures and the correct sum thereof will be resolved in favor of the correct sum. Discrepancies between the unit price and the unit price extension will be resolved in favor of the unit price times the unit to obtain the proper unit price extension. A Notice of Award shall be issued to the successful vendor within 30 days of bid opening.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY
By: Shawn Bolton, Chairman
Dated: July 16, 2018
Publish: July 19 and July 26, 2018
Rio Blanco Herald Times