Classifieds: July 14, 2016

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ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at:

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 878-5636 Al-Anon 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: or (970)878-5117 and 219 Sunset Avenue Rangely. Email: 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.

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 5:00 – 6:00 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

WREA Annual Tree Maintenance Program
WREA & Asplundh Tree Expert Co. will be conducting tree maintenance during July – September 2016. Please call WREA (970)878-5041 with any questions.

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.)
Fri., July 15 :Combination meal in Rangely, lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread, strawberry-rhubarb crisp/topping
Mon., July 18: Chicken fajitas, salsa, pinto beans, tossed salad, fruit
Tues., July 19:Tomato soup, tuna sandwich, bean salad, banana, grapefruit juice
Wed., July 20: BBQ beef/bun, potato salad, corn, pineapple upside down cake
Fri., July 22: Chili, cornbread, broccoli florets, peach crisp, ice cream
Milk, Tea and Coffee are offered with all meals.
Menu subject to change.

JULY, 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.
7/14 Bus in Town, Rifle
7/15 Bus in Town
7/16 No Bus
7/17 AM Bus
7/18 No Bus
7/19 Bus in Town
7/20 Bus in Town,*Blood Pressure Clinic*
7/21 Bus in Town, Gr. Jct. Medical
7/22 Bus in Town
7/23 No Bus
7/24 AM Bus
7/25 Bus in Town
7/26 Bus in Town
7/27 Bus in Town
7/28 Bus in Town, Craig
7/29 Bus in Town
7/30 No Bus
7/31 AM Bus
Please call in advance for a ride to medical appointments – (970)878-9368. Please schedule out-of-town medical appointments before 2:00 PM.

Mike Gould Memorial Ride Cars, trucks, and motorcycles welcome.
July 16, 2016
Meet at the VFW, 209 4th Street, Meeker, Colorado. 9:30 to 10:00 AM.
The route will be Meeker to Maybell, Massadona, Blue Mountain, Rangely and back to Meeker. If you can’t make the ride join us for a free lunch at VFW on return to Meeker around 2:00 PM. For more information call Kim Gould, (970)878-4520.


Would like to provide in-home care service, Colorado certified CNA, to include light housekeeping. (970)620-0917.


FOR SALE: Aquamarine ring w/3 stones. Make offer. 878-4594


Concrete Work Driveways, shop floors, curb and gutter, foundations, patios, dirt work, demolition. 435-621-1381 Daniel


Two Land Owner Vouchers for Unit 21. 10/22/16-10/30/16. 970-675-3033


Emerald City Lawn Care Lawn, Leaf, and Garden. Free Estimates. Insured (970) 220-2040


Misplaced Verizon cell phone. Call 760-524-6176 or Contact Kay @ Rangely Camper Park


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.


MEEKER: River Camp RV Park, 38723 Hwy 13, Sat., 7/16, 8 AM- 2 PM. Multifamily yard sale, household items, clothes, toys, bikes and much more.

MEEKER: 64178 Hwy 64, Sat., 7/16, 9 AM – 3PM. Fencing, livestock equip., 3 pt mower attachments, household, lots of misc.

MEEKER: 1025 Jill Dr. (Across from temp County bldg) Sat., 7/16 ONLY, 7:30 AM. Multifamily, good condition girls clothes, cherry wood crib-great condition, filing cabinets, glass desk, misc household goods.


Overton Recycling is looking for a laborer. Starting pay $14.00 an hour. Pay increase based on experience and work ethic. Must have driver’s license and clean driving record. Contact Lee @ (970)683-8219


Auto Technician needed, pay based on experience, send resume to or call 970-878-5026 for more information

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.

Guest Services Representative(S) – The ERBM Recreation & Park District is seeking Guest Services Representatives. Salary range $12.00-14.60/hr. Duties include, but are not limited to: provide high-quality customer service to each patron, perform basic transactions, answer telephones, perform cash handling duties, etc. Requirements include, but are not limited to: applicant must be 16 years of age or older, possess or working towards acquiring a high school diploma or GED, be available to work a variety of shifts, work early morning shifts starting at 4:30 a.m., evening shifts ending at 8:45 p.m., and rotating weekend shifts both Saturday and Sunday open to close. A completed ERBM Recreation & Park District job application is required for consideration and should be returned to ERBM Recreation & Park District, Attn: Human Resources, 101 Ute Rd, Meeker, CO 81641. Applications are available at the Meeker Recreation Center and online, Complete job description is available upon request and online. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. ERBM Recreation & Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

New and Used Salesman/Manager All aspects of auto sales. Pay commensurate with experience. Email resumes/references to or call (970)878-5026 for more information.

RANGELY-Need person willing to cover town council meetings, School Board meetings, and/or possible High School sports. Contact Sean at The Herald Times office. Phone: (970)878-4017.


Part-time Mail Driver 878-3230


For sale: 14×70 mobile home on 2 acres, 4 miles west of Meeker, 3 BDR/1BA, cistern, (970)756-0718 or (970) 878-4629.


FSBO or will rent until sold, 1220 Deserado Drive, 4 BDR 2.5 BA 1615 Sq. ft. $214,900. Call Dan (307)248-0981 or see at


FSBO: 22 acre horse property with RV service and new fence. $85,000 OBO. 4751 County Rd 7. 580-377-9436

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


3BDR/2BA house. Garage, large deck with views, W/D. $1050/month + utilities. SD required. Available 8/1. No Smoking, Pet considered. (303)518-6065.


Meeker House Rent/Sale: 566 Rimrock Drive, Buckskin Valley, 5 acres, 4 bedroom house, great deck w/fabulous view, 2 car garage with finished basement. Great house with good water system and horses allowed. $1250/month plus utilities. Rent includes HOA fee and water. For Rent or Sale. Call or text 970-683-1875. Available September 2016.

2 BDR 1 BA apartment. $425, you pay electric. Call (970)260-3302.

Spacious and clean 2 BDR/1BA apartment, coin laundry, heat included, NS. Rent + SD, renter pays electric only. 970-756-4895

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.


For Rent! 314 E. Rangely Ave. 3 BDR/2BA house (see Zillow for pictures at zpid/) $800/month plus utilities. 1 yr lease. 303-810-6805 ask for Mark

2 BDR/2 BA Duplex. Very clean and quiet, No smoking. 970-778-5040

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 1 or 2 bedroom duplex – Newly remodeled & landscaped. Please contact Rodney 970-462-6538 or Dan 970-462-6858


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.


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 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 April 5, 2013 (latest Permit Renewal). The Colowyo Mine is located approximately 28 miles south of Craig, Colorado. The application areas for Phase III bond release were reclaimed from 2000 through 2003. These areas total approximately 209 acres that are shown in detail on Map 1 within the application. The status of the reclaimed areas is consistent with the requirements of the approved reclamation plan which includes achievement of Phase I and Phase II bond release, a minimum of 5 years since the last seeding and rill and gully repair, and the reclamation parcels have met the requirements of the revegetation success criteria for two years. Listed below is a general legal description of this area: Township 3 North, Range 93 West of the 6th P.M. Section 3 NW SE , SW NE ; Section 4 NW SE , NE NW ; Section 10 SE , NW ; Section 11 SW W Colowyo currently holds a self-bond (Bond No. SB-010) in the amount of $80,517,829. With this bond release application, the Colowyo Mine will be requesting relinquishment of 100% of the bond held for the parcels applied for under this application. A copy of the bond release application is on file at the Moffat Count Clerk and Recorder Office located in the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 West Victory Way, Craig, Colorado 81625 and the Rio Blanco County Clerk and Recorder Office in the Rio Blanco Courthouse located at 555 Main Street #303, Meeker, CO, 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.
Publish: June 23 & 30, July 7 & 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees has determined it to be reasonable and necessary to amend the Municipal Code; and WHEREAS, certain sections were incorporated that are no longer applicable or enforceable and should be amended to be fully enforceable and clear; and WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees conducted a public hearing on this request on July 5, 2016; and WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees hereby acknowledges that changes shall take effect immediately following the subsequent publication requirement and 30-day time period of this action as mandated by law; and WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees has determined it to be reasonable and necessary to amend and update the Town of Meeker Municipal Code Chapter Sections; 6.3.106, 8.20.104, 8.20.108, 8.20.105 and 10.5.101, and that such amendments and updates are in the best interests of the citizens of the Town of Meeker to promote the legitimate public purposes of the health, safety and welfare of the Town of Meeker and the inhabitants thereof.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF MEEKER AS FOLLOWS: Chapter 6.3.106 – Registration of Animals shall be repealed in its entirety. Chapter 8.20.104 – Public nuisance declared; keeping of junk; cutting and removal of weeds; sagebrush exception, subsection (c) shall be amended to read as follows: “All weeds and grass shall be cut and removed by all persons, described in Section 8.20.105 of this Chapter, from all lots or tracts of land, excluding Ute Park, RR-A zoned parcels, and large tracts or lots of undeveloped property in excess of 2 1/2 acres, by the 20th of June; and all lots or tracts of land that require removal of grass or weeds under this Section shall be properly mowed and maintained to keep growth to a length of no greater than a height of 12″ at all times.” Chapter 8.20.105 – Maintenance by landowners and users shall be amended to read as follows: “All owners, tenants, occupants, developers and users of every lot or tract of land within the Town shall be responsible for keeping and properly maintaining such lot or tract of land, which shall include their half of alleys and/or all right-of-way behind any street and/or right-of-way areas to the sides of such property considered right-of-way, free and clear at all times of any and all weeds, grass, and/or snow from sidewalks or walkways, brush, trash, junk and rubbish of all kinds.” 4. Chapter 8.20.108 – Notice to remove; form shall be amended to replace the section wording and shall read as follows: “Such written notice as is provided for in Section 8.20.107 shall be in the following sequence: A) First Notice: a Door Hanger warning notice or written letter, including Town Logo and affixed signature of Code Officer identifying violation and corrective action required and Town’s contact information. B) Second Notice: written letter including information relating to next steps and penalties for failure to comply. C) Citation to Municipal Court: issued anytime following 14 days after either the First or Second Notice identified herein is mailed. The Second Notice set forth above shall be in substantially the following form: If you fail to remove any and all such weeds, brush, trash, junk and rubbish of all kinds, then the Town of Meeker may take either or both of the following actions: Issue you a citation, causing you to appear inMunicipal Court where you may be fined and/or penalized in accordance with 8.20.115 – Violation; penalty. Cause the removal to be done by any means at the Town’s disposal and shall assess the whole cost thereof, including fifteen percent (15%) for inspection and other incidental costs in connection therewith, upon such lot and/or tract of land. This assessment when levied shall be and constitute a lien against such lot or tract of land until paid by you and shall have priority over all other liens except general taxes and prior special assessments. In case you do not pay such assessment within a period of Thirty (30) days, the Town has the power and authority to certify to the Rio Blanco County Treasurer such assessment, with directions to the Rio Blanco County Treasurer to collect the assessment, together with a ten percent (10%) penalty for costs of collection, in the same manner asother taxes are collected. The laws of the State of Colorado for assessment and collection of general taxes, including the laws for the sale and redemption of property for taxes, shall apply to the collection of such assessment.” 5. Except as specifically modified herein the remaining provisions of the Meeker Municipal Code shall remain in full force and effect. 6. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion of this Ordinance is, for any reason, held to be invalid or unconstitutional by the final decision of any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance.
EFFECTIVE DATE This Ordinance shall take effect thirty days after its publication as provided in C.R.S. 31-16-105. INTRODUCED, PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED on July 5, 2016, by a vote of 5 for and 0 against, and ordered published in full in the Rio Blanco Herald Times.
TOWN OF MEEKER Regas K. Halandras, Mayor
ATTEST: Lisa Cook, Town Clerk
Published: July 14, 2016

Visual Lease Services is contracted with Rio Blanco County to GPS and map all oil and gas wells, compressor stations, gas plants, pipelines and lease roads in the county. Visual Lease Services will be working in our county July 17 through July 24, 2016. Please provide access through gates, etc. If you have any questions, please contact the Rio Blanco County Assessor’s office at 970.878.9410. Rio Blanco County appreciates the cooperation of all landowners and oil and gas companies during this process. Renae T. Neilson, Rio Blanco County Assessor
Published: July 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Tuesday July 19, 2016, 7:00 P.M.
345 Market Street, Meeker, CO
Regular Scheduled Board Meeting
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call
Approval of the Agenda
Approval of the Previous Minutes
Approval of Monthly Disbursements
Public Participation
Staff Updates
New Business
Broadband Update – Blake Mobley, RBC IT Director Option Agreement with Eastern Rio Blanco County Health Service District regarding real property acquisition
Agreement with Local Access Internet, LLC regarding Ute Park Property
Public Hearings- 7:15 p.m.
1. Request for renewal of liquor or 3.2 Beer License for Fey’s Business Ventures, Inc. dba “Gofer Foods of Meeker” located at812 Market Street
Manager’s Report
Town Attorney Update
Published: July 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Dinosaur (Owner) has established August 1, 2016 as the date of final settlement with Eagles Nest Contracting, LLC (Contractor) for work in connection of Phase IIA of the Dinosaur Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project.
1. Any person, co-partnership, association, or corporation who has an unpaid claim against the said project, for or on account of the furnishing of labor, materials, equipment or other items used or consumed by the Contractor or his Subcontractors in or about the performance of the Work, may at any time up to and including said time of final settlement, file a verified statement of the amount due and unpaid on account of such claim.
2. All such items shall be filed with the Town of Dinosaur, Attention: Richard Blakley, Mayor, 317 Stegosaurus Freeway, Dinosaur CO 81610.
3. Failure on the part of a creditor to file such statement prior to such final settlement will relieve the Contractor and Owner from any and all liability for such claim.
By: Richard Blakley, Town of Dinosaur
Published: July 14, 2016 & July 21, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

In the Interest of: TIERRA SCRATCHER
District Court, Rio Blanco County, CO
Case Number: 16PR030008
To: Brian Scratcher
Last Known Address, if any: Unknown
A hearing on appointing a Guardian for Minor Tierra Scratcher will be held at the following time and location or at a later date to which the hearing may be continued: Date: September 16, 2016 Time: 2:00 PM Courtroom or Division: B Address: 455 Main St, Meeker, CO 81641 Olszewski, Massih & Maurer, PC Melody D. Massih #24683 PO Box 916 Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
Published: July 14, 2016, July 21, 2016 & July 28, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 21, 2016 the Rio Blanco County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Rio Blanco County Administration Building Meeting Room, 200 Main Street, Meeker, CO 81641 to consider the following: Elk Haven Conditional Use Permit (CUP) PCUP-0003-16. The applicant is requesting to convert and existing metal building to an additional seasonal residence. Located on County Road 38, Meeker, in Section 12, T2S, 94W. Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Community Development Department at 200 Main Street in Meeker, Colorado, or you may call (970) 878-9456 for more information between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
Published: July 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, August 8, 2016 the Rio Blanco Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing beginning at 1:15 p.m. at the Rio Blanco County Justice Center, 455 Main Street, Court Room A, Meeker, CO 81641 to consider the following: Elk Haven Conditional Use Permit (CUP) PCUP-0003-16. The applicant is requesting to convert and existing metal building to an additional seasonal residence. Located on County Road 38, Meeker, in Section 12, T2S, 94W. Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Community Development Department at 200 Main Street in Meeker, Colorado, or you may call (970) 878-9456 for more information between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
Published: July 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Rio Blanco County Board of Equalization
Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Rio Blanco County Justice Center Courtroom A, 455 Main Street Meeker, CO 81641
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the County Board of Equalization (CBOE) will hear appeals from determinations of the Assessor on the 2nd day of August 2016, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will take place in Courtroom A of the Rio Blanco County Justice Center, 455 Main Street,Meeker, Colorado. The CBOE will render a decision no later than August 5th, 2016, based on the written material they have been given and on presentations made during the hearing.
Published: July 14, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times