Public Notices: July 4, 2019

Pursuant to the Rules and Regulation of the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board published August 1980, and pursuant to the Colorado Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Act 34-33-101, et seq., notice is hereby given of the filing of an application for Phase I through III Bond Release of a portion of the Colowyo Mine site. The application pertains to the existing Colowyo Coal Mine, Permit No. C-1981-019, Colowyo Coal Company L.P., 5731 State Highway No. 13, Meeker, Colorado 81641, filed with the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety (CDRMS), Colorado Department of Natural Resources, 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203, and approved by the Division on August 14, 2018 (latest Permit Renewal). The Colowyo Mine is located approximately 28 miles south of Craig, Colorado.
The Phase I and II bond release areas being applied for were reclaimed from 2011 through 2014 and total approximately 3.3 acres and 83.3 acres respectively. The Phase III area being applied for are permanent structures and total approximately 5.2 acres. All areas being applied for are shown on Maps 1 and 2 within the application. The status of the reclaimed areas is consistent with the requirements of the approved reclamation plan, which includes backfill and grading to the approved post-mine topography, variable topsoil replacement depths, and vegetative establishment supporting the post-mine land use. Listed below is a general legal description of these areas:
Phase I Area
Township 3 North, Range 93 West of the 6th P.M.
Section 15 – NW ¼ SW ¼
Phase II Areas
Township 3 North, Range 93 West of the 6th P.M.
Section 10 – SW ¼ S ½
Section 15 – NW ¼
Section 16 – SW ¼ S ½, NE ¼ SE ¼
Section 17 – N ½
Section 20 – NE ¼
Section 21 – NW ¼
Phase III Areas
Township 3 North, Range 93 West of the 6th P.M.
Section 2 – SE ¼ SE ¼
Section 11 – All
Colowyo currently holds a self-bond (Bond No. SB-010) in the amount of $108,025,721.00. With this application, Colowyo will be requesting relinquishment of 60% of the bond held for the Phase I area, and 25% of the base bond held for the Phase II parcels, and 100% of the bond held for the Phase III areas applied for under this application.
A copy of the bond release application is on file at the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder’s Office located in the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 West Victory Way, Craig, Colorado 81625, and the Rio Blanco County Clerk and Recorder’s Office located in Rio Blanco County Courthouse, 555 Main Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641. Written comments, objections, and requests for a public hearing or informal conference concerning this bond release application should be addressed to the Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety, Colorado Department of Natural Resources, 1313 Sherman Street, Room 215, Denver, Colorado 80203.Comments must be filed within thirty (30) days from the last date of this publication, or within thirty (30) days of the completed inspection by the CDRMS, whichever is later.
Published: June 20, 27, July 4, and July 11, 2019
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WHITE RIVER ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
2019 BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTIONS
Petitions for Nomination of Director Candidate
Now Available
Please be advised that Petitions for Nomination of Director Candidates for the White River Electric Association, Inc. Board of Directors will be available for prospective candidates beginning June 20, 2019.
Prospective candidates may obtain Petitions for Nomination of Director Candidate at the WREA headquarters, 233 6thStreet in Meeker, Colorado during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Petitions are also available on-line at www.wrea.org. At the September 11, 2019 WREA Annual Meeting, one director from the Town of Meeker, and two directors from the Rural District will be elected for three-year terms.  Completed Petitions must be signed by 15 qualified WREA members and returned to WREA no later than July 26, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Members may vote in the election of directors by mailed ballot or in person at the Annual Meeting, September 11, 2019 at the Fairfield Center in Meeker, Colorado. Please call WREA at 970-878-5041 for more information or with any questions.
Published: June 20, 27, and July 4, 2019
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MEEKER SANITATION DISTRICT
July 10, 2019
REGULAR BOARD MEETING at 7:00 PM
The Regular Board Meeting of the Meeker Sanitation
District will be held at the Meeker Sanitation District Office,
265 8th Street, Meeker, Colorado
1. Call to order
2. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Public Comments
5. New Business
A. White River Condo Community Agreement
6. Old Business
A. FEMA – Retaining Wall
B. Plant Manager Report
B. Office Manager Report
7. Attorney
8. Board
A. Reports
B. Delinquent Accounts
C. Approve Current Bills
9. Adjourn
This agenda is subject to change without further notice.
Agenda is posted at the office of the Meeker Sanitation District.
265 8th Street.
Published: July 4, 2019
Rio Blanco Herald Times

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RIO BLANCO COUNTY
CR 5 STOCKPASS 5
REPLACEMENT PROJECT
REQUEST FOR BID
Rio Blanco County is seeking a qualified contractor to replace a sub-standard bridge with an 8’ x 8’ concrete box culvert (pre-cast), remove 52 lin. ft. of culvert, install 59 lin. ft. of 36” drainage pipe, re-align 1,256 feet of roadway, place 1,736 tons ABC Class 6, and place 1,217 tons of Hot Mix Asphalt. Construction specifications will follow the “2017 Colorado Department of Transportation’s Standard Specifications for Road & Bridge Construction”. Project Special Revisions and Standard Provisions applicable to this project are included with the Bid Package. A State of Colorado DOLA Energy Impact Assistance Grant is funding 50% of the project costs.
BID DOCUMENTS: Bid Documents shall be available on June 27, 2019 on-line at www.govbids.com/scripts/co1/public/home1.asp, or on the county’s website at www.rbc.us on the Business/Purchasing/Bid Postings page.
BIDDER QUALIFICATIONS: Vendors must be listed on the most current CDOT Pre-qualified Contractor Listing. Bidder must also be listed as a Business in Good Standing on the State of Colorado Secretary of State Business Listing.
MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING: Bidders must attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting: July 8, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker.
PROJECT ENGINEER AND QUESTIONS: Van Pilaud, County Engineer, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. All Bidders are advised to examine the site and become familiar with all conditions. Any questions regarding this Project are to be directed in writing to Van Pilaud before 5:00 P.M. on July 11, 2019 at the above address or fax number.
WORK SCHEDULE: Project shall be complete by October 31, 2019.
BID SUBMITTALS: Bidder shall submit sealed bids for this project which shall include all information required by the contract documents. Bids shall have Bidder’s name and address and “SEALED BID – 2019 CR 5 SP 5 REPLACEMENT PROJECT” printed on the outside.
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 Monday, July 15, 2019. Do not depend on overnight delivery. Mailing Address: Rio Blanco County Commissioners, Attn: Vicky Edwards, P.O. Box 599, Meeker, CO 81641.
Hand delivered bids will be accepted from 8:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. on July 16, 2019. Hand-delivery address: Rio Blanco County Commissioners, 17497 Hwy. 64 – Rangely Annex Board Room, Rangely, CO 81648.
BID OPENING
Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on July 16, 2019 at the Rio Blanco County Rangely Annex, Rangely, 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 AWARD:
Construction efficiency and timely completion are major considerations for the award of this project. A realistic construction schedule is required to be submitted with bid. A bar chart showing the salient features as set forth in the specifications is acceptable.
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.
COLORADO LABOR
C.R.S. 8-17-101 states “whenever any public works project financed in whole or in part by funds of the state, counties, school districts, or municipalities of the state of Colorado are undertaken in this state, Colorado labor shall be employed to perform at least eighty percent of the work. The governmental body financing a public works project shall waive the eighty percent requirement if there is reasonable evidence to demonstrate insufficient Colorado labor to perform the work of the project and if compliance with this article would create an undue burden that would substantially prevent a project from proceeding to completion”.
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: June 24, 2019
By: Jeff Rector, Chairman
Published: June 27 and July 4, 2019
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NOTICE OF HEARING BY PUBLICATION TO INTERESTED PERSONS AND OWNERS BY DESCENT OR SUCCESSION PURSUANT TO
§ 15-12-1303, C.R.S.
In the Matter of the Determination of Heirs or Devisees or Both and of Interests in Property of:
Evelyn M. Bassier a/k/a Pat Evelyn M. Bassler, Deceased
Rio Blanco County District Court
Case No. 2019PR030008
To all interested persons and owners by descent or succession:
Gail P. Morris, Douglas C. Bassler, Kevin E. Bassler, and Kelly J. Harrington
A petition has been filed alleging that the above decendent died leaving the following property:
Property: Severed Mineral Rights Account #N5500861, Rio Blanco County, Colorado
The hearing on the petition will be held at the following time and location or at a later date to which the hearing may be continued:
Date: September 6, 2019, Time: 9:00 am, Courtroom or Division: B
Address: 455 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641
the hearing will take approximately 15 minutes.
Note:
You must answer the petition on or before the hearing date and time specified above.
Within the time required for answering the petition, all objections to the petition must be in writing, filed with the court and served on the petitioner and any required filing fee must be paid.
The hearing shall be limited to the petition, the objections timely filed and the parties answering the petition in a timely manner. If the petition is not answered and no objections are filed, the court may enter a decree without a hearing.
Karen L. Brady, Atty. Reg. #18324
Law Offices of Karen Brady, P.C.
5400 Ward Road V-170
Arvada, CO 80002
Phone Number: (303) 420-2863
E-mail: info@coloradolegacyplanning.com
FAX Number: (303) 424-2599
Published: June 27, July 4 and July 11, 2019
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PUBLIC NOTICE
Visual Lease Services has been contracted by Rio Blanco County to GPS and map all oil and gas wells, compressor stations, gas plants, pipelines and lease roads in the county. Inspections will begin July 15th.
Rio Blanco County would appreciate the cooperation of all landowners and oil and gas companies during this process. Please provide access through gates, etc. If you have any questions, please contact the Rio Blanco County Assessor’s office at 970.878.9410.
Published: July 4, 2019
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MEEKER SANITATION DISTRICT
July 10, 2019
REGULAR BOARD MEETING at 7:00 PM
The Regular Board Meeting of the Meeker Sanitation
District will be held at the Meeker Sanitation District Office,
265 8th Street, Meeker, Colorado
1. Call to order
2. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Public Comments
5. New Business
A. White River Condo Community Agreement
6. Old Business
A. FEMA – Retaining Wall
B. Plant Manager Report
B. Office Manager Report
7. Attorney
8. Board
A. Reports
B. Delinquent Accounts
C. Approve Current Bills
9. Adjourn
This agenda is subject to change without further notice.
Agenda is posted at the office of the Meeker Sanitation District.
265 8th Street.
Published: July 4, 2019
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Town of Rangely
July 9, 2019 – 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
Alisa Granger, 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 25, 2019
6. Petitions and Public Input
a. Jennifer O Hearon, Case Manager OLTC/SEP & Caregiver Support/Services
7. Changes to the Agenda
8. Public Hearings – 7:15pm
9. Committee/Board Meetings
a. Community Outreach meeting July 1, 2019
b. Main Street Community Design Workshop June 27, 2019
10. Reports From Council
11. Supervisor Reports – See Attached
a. Don Reed
b. Janet Miller
12. Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update
13. Old Business
14. New Business
a. Discussion and action to approve the 2018 Audited Financial Statements as presented by Colorado CPA Services, PC
b. Discussion and action to approve a contribution/donation for the Rangely Community Pantry
c. Discussion and action to approve the June 2019 Check Register
15. Informational Items
a. CDOT Pedestrian Improvement Project Updates 7am-7pm 5 days a week
b. Aerospace Road Show Tuesday July 9, 2019 9:30am-2pm Airport
c. Senior Picnic Wednesday, July 17, 2019 noon Elks Park
d. Rangely Roundup rescheduled for Friday, July 26, 2019
e. Uintah Basin Railway Environmental Impact Public Scoping Meetings July 2019
16. Board Vacancies
a. RDA/RDC Board Vacancy
b. Planning and Zoning Board Vacancy
17. Scheduled Announcements
a. Rangely Junior College District Board meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2019 at 12:00noon
b. Rangely District Library Board meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2019 at 5:00pm
c. Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District Board meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2019 at 7:00pm
d. Rio Blanco County Commissioners Board meeting is scheduled for July 15, 2019 at 11:00am
e. Rural Fire Protection District Board meeting is scheduled for July 15, 2019 at 7:00pm
f. Rangely School District Board meeting has been scheduled for July 15, 2019 at 6:15pm
g. Rangely Chamber of Commerce Board meeting is scheduled for July 18, 2019 at 12:00noon
h. RDA/RDC Board meeting scheduled for July 18, 2019 at 7:00pm
i. Community Networking Meeting is scheduled for July 23, 2019 at 12:00noon
j. Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Board meeting is scheduled for July 31, 2019 at 6:00pm
k. Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm
18. Adjournment
Published: July 4, 2019
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MEEKER SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1
Board of Education Special Board Meeting and Work Session
Meeker High School – 550 School Street
Meeker, CO  81641
July 8, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.
Work Session:
1. Construction project update
2. Items introduced by BOE members
Special Board Meeting at Administration Building (555 Garfield St.) immediately following work session.
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance: Mr. deVergie will lead the Pledge of Allegiance
3. Welcome of Guests
4. Approval of Agenda
General Public Comment Session: (comments limited to three minutes)
Action Item:
1. Approval:  Authorizing Resolution for Bond Sale 2019B
2. Approval: Personnel Hire – Amanda Newman – Route and Activity Driver
Other BOE Information:
Executive Session (if needed):
Special Meeting Adjournment
Published: July 4, 2019
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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 9, 2019
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.
1.11:00 a.m. Call to order:
A.Pledge of Allegiance
B.Changes to July 9, 2019 Agenda
1)
2)
C.Move to approve the July 9, 2019 Agenda including any changes.
2.CONSENT AGENDA FOR JULY 9, 2019
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.
A.Move to approve the below listed items of the Consent Agenda.
B.Consideration of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado Meeting Minutes of June 25, 2019.
C.Consideration of the Financial Management Report for June 2019.
D.Consideration of the DHS EBT Register and Warrant Register for June 2019.
E.Consideration of the Motor Vehicle Publication Report for June 2019.
3.BUSINESS
A.Move to Approve/Deny the Rio Blanco County Assessor’s Quarterly Report for Abatements of $10,000.00 or less for the period ending on June 30, 2019.
B.Move to Approve/Deny the appointment of Janae Stanworth, Finance Director, as the person responsible for the preparation of the 2020 budget, per C.R.S. 29-1-104.
C.Move to Approve/Deny the 2020 budget calendar, setting the deadline for final budgetestimates from all agencies on September 6, 2019, per C.R.S. 29-1-105.
D.Move to Approve/Deny a donation to Colorado Seaplane Initiative in the amount of $500.00.
E.Move to Approve/Deny the hiring of an additional/replacement full-time Detentions Deputy, in an amount not to exceed the 2019 appropriation.
F.Move to Approve/Deny the hiring of a part-time Fairfield laborer, in an amount not to exceed the 2019 appropriation.
G.Move to Approve/Deny the hiring of a part-time Planner, in an amount not to exceed the 2019 appropriation.
4.BID OPENINGS
A.None.
5.BID AWARDS
A.None.
6.MOU’s, CONTRACTS, AND AGREEMENTS
A.Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, for the use and benefit of the Department of Public Health & Environment, and Rachel Gates to provide administrative grant support for the Emergency Preparedness and Response Grant, in an amount not to exceed $5,000.00.
B.Move to Approve/Deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, for the use and benefit of the Rio Blanco County Department of Human Services, and Margarita Montoya, to provide Life Skills to eligible children and their families, in an amount not to exceed $3,000.00.
7.RESOLUTIONS
A.None.
8.OTHER BUSINESS
A.Road & Bridge Report – Dave Morlan
B.Public Comment
C.County Commissioners’ Updates
9.RECONVENE AT 1:15 PM PUBLIC HEARINGS
A.Applicants Darien and Sheridan are requesting approval of an Amended Final Plat of theWestfield Minor Subdivision (PSUB-0001-19) to re-plat the existing Liberty Industrial Park, located at Section 18, Township 1 North, 93 West, of the 6th Principal Meridian.
Move to Approve/Deny Resolution No. 2019-12, a Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, approving Westfield PSUB-0001-19 in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
B.Applicants Darien and Sheridan are requesting approval of the Westfield Rezone (PRZ-0001-19) to rezone the subject property from Light Industrial to Rural Residential, located at Section 18, Township 1 North, 93 West, of the 6th Principal Meridian.
Move to Approve/Deny Resolution No. 2019-13, a Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, approving Westfield PRZ-0001-19 in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
10.Adjourn as the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
11.Convene as the County Board of Equalization of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
A.Presentation on the Rio Blanco County Assessor’s 2019 Protest Valuation Report.
Move to Approve/Deny the Rio Blanco County Assessor’s 2019 Protest Valuation Report.
Adjourn as the County Board of Equalization of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
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 Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in the Rio Blanco County Annex Building, 17497 Highway 64 in Rangely, Colorado 81648.  Please check the County’s website for information at http://rbc.us/186/Board-of-County-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 4, 2019
Rio Blanco Herald Times

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