Classifieds: July 23, 2015

Ads for 07/23/15


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

The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. Email your classified ad or subscription to or fax a copy to (970)878-4016.

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

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

Alcoholics Anonymous Mon. 7 p.m., Weds. 7 p.m., Fri. 7 p.m. St. James Church – enter from back parking lot, meetings are downstairs in Richards Hall, 4th & Park, Meeker 878-4158 878-5919 878-5636 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, 878-3219 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.

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 VFW Ladies Auxiliary will meet the second Monday of each month at 5:30 PM at 290 4th St. For further information call (970) 878-5326.

Food Bank of the Rockies mobile pantry truck will be in Rio Blanco County providing food assistance to community members. Scheduled dates for 2015: July 23, August 27, September 24, October 29, November 19, & December 17. The Food Bank will be at the Meeker Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Please call before 9:00 a.m. day of meal
878-5627 or 675-8112
Senior Citizen Nutrition Program
Meals served at noon.
Reservations appreciated.
Suggested Donation Over 60 – $2.50. Under 60 – Guest Fee $7.
(Did you know? Homebound trays can be ordered for over 60, suggested donation $2.50 – 12:10 p.m. pickup.)
FRIDAY, July 24: Chili, cornbread, broccoli florets, peach crisp, ice cream.
MONDAY, July 27: Spaghetti, tossed salad, garbanzo peas, raisins, cream puff.
TUESDAY, July 28: Chicken pot pie, salad, black eyed peas, smoothie, oatmeal cookie. WEDNESDAY July 29: Happy Birthday! Cheeseburger, macaroni salad, coleslaw, pears, dessert.
FRIDAY, July 31 : Meal Sites Closed
Milk, tea and coffee are offered with all meals.
Menu subject to change.
Food Pantry, July 23th, Thursday, Meeker.

Good luck to all the participants in the RBC Fair Horse Show this weekend. If you toss a rope 5 times and miss, the only thing left to do is lie.
785 Park Ave 878-4346

Peterson Sawmill demonstration, August 1st from 12:00pm-3:00pm at The Ute Lodge. Refreshments provided. Call (970)878-4669.


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


2014 hay. 1000 lb round bales, $50-$75 per ton. Call (970)878-4669.

For sale: 2015 top quality Colorado mountain hay, approximately 1600 tons of native mountain grass hay in round or 70 lb small bales, covered and not rained on. Call Mike Chintala, ranch manager, (970) 878-5088 evenings.


Colt AR-15, pre-ban, 8 mags, $1500 OBO. (970) 618-8375.


Local outfitter looking for mule deer land vouchers for Unit 23. 970-878-3384


Wanted: Two unit wide landowner vouchers for Deer. Unit 22 or 11 preferably 2nd or 3rd rifle season but interested in any season. (just want to hunt) Call Brandon (435)790-9465


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.

His & hers snowboards & boots, (high quality) $100 each, 3 couches, one leather reclining $50, two fabric, $25 each. Call (970)629-9721 after 4:00pm.


Border Collie puppies, 3 males, 10 weeks old, have had 6 week shots, $250. (970)878-5250.


Looking to share my home with the right person. Beautiful home and deck, utilities, and all amenities included. Carol (970)620-0917.


MEEKER: 1082 Pinyon St., Saturday, July 25, 7:00am to 4:00pm. Proceeds to benefit Operation Smile.

MEEKER – 970 Shaman Trail, July 25th ONLY, 9:00AM to 6:00PM. Moving, everything must sell.


Field service technician- gas compressor mechanic. Full time, direct hire, opportunity. Location is Williston, ND. (303)223-4307

Position Announcement
White River Electric Association, Inc. is currently seeking qualified applicants for an Information Systems Analyst position at the headquarters of the Association. This position will be responsible to maintain and operate the Cooperative administrative information systems, applying management analysis to the network hardware and software applications, other data and voice communications, and technical data processing. Applicant needs to have a current knowledge of information system activities including mainframe, personal computers with Microsoft, Apple, and Linux operating systems, Wi-Fi, tablets, networks (LAN & WAN), internet, Web Page design, phone, VOIP, cell phones, and other communication systems. Applicant must possess a Bachelor of Science or Arts from an accredited college or university in information systems or other computer related field or the equivalent of five years of related work experience. Applicant must be able to work a variety of hours if needed, evenings, nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays. Applicant must be able to pass physical, drug, alcohol, and possible background tests. Applicant must be able to lift 10 to 100 lbs routinely. A valid driver’s license is also required. Position is considered full time, with a starting salary range of $33.00 to $36.50 per hour depending on qualifications. The successful applicant will be eligible for benefits after 90 days which includes a comprehensive health and retirement package. White River Electric is a small electric distribution cooperative in Northwestern Colorado. WREA has 34 employees including a propane gas subsidiary. It has 1,012 miles of line with 2,011 members and 3,320 meters. WREA serves the mineral rich Piceance Basin. Applications are available by calling White River Electric Association at 970-878-5041, on the web site, or pick up at the office of White River Electric Association, Inc. 233 6th St., Meeker,CO, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm, Mon. – Fri. Applications and r sum s will be accepted until 4:30 P.M. July 24th, 2015. White River Electric is an equal opportunity employer.


CHILDCARE ATTENDANT(S); The ERBM Recreation & Park District is seeking two Childcare Attendant Positions. This is a part-time non-benefited position; hiring range $9.92 to $13.35/hour. Duties include, but are not limited to: childcare duties of children ages 6 months to 7 years of age, implementation of child care programs and services, which would include facility or program set-up, clean-up, supervision and/or general operations as assigned by the Recreation Manager. Requirements include, but are not limited to: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older, read, write, speak and understand English, be available to work flexible hours and possibly split shifts. 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. 970-878-3403. Applications are available at the Meeker Recreation Center and on the website, Complete job description is available upon request. Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 24. ERBM Recreation & Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

Bank of the San Juans
Full-time Customer Service Representative – Meeker. We are looking for a professional individual with strong customer service skills and cash handling experience to join our team. Banking experience is a plus. Excellent benefits. Apply online at Bank of the San Juans is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

District Manager
The White River & Douglas Creek Conservation Districts are seeking a self-motivated, results oriented individual for the District Manager position located in Meeker, CO. The District Manager is a full-time position. The position includes office administrative and management duties with creative opportunities, within the Districts mission, based on the employee’s skills and interests. No supervisory responsibility at this time. Compensation is commensurate with the individual’s skills and experience. Benefits provided. Position is open until filled. See for more information. Contact number 970-250-6825. Submit Resume to

Kitchen Positions
Looking for qualified individuals for kitchen positions. Must be able to communicate, be dependable, and able to put in a good day or night’s work. Apply in person and ask for Henry at Ma Famiglia.


Lifeguards: The ERBM Recreation & Park District is seeking applications for three part time non-benefited, year round lifeguards, who could work up to 24 hours per week. Lifeguards are trained professional rescuers who ensure the safety of patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies in and out of the aquatic facility. Applicants must be 15 years of age or older; know how to swim; be available for daytime shifts, early morning, evening, split and/or weekend shifts; and be available a minimum of 12 hours per week. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to swim 300 yards using crawl stroke and breast stroke, perform a brick dive in the deep end of the pool and tread water for 2 minutes. Candidates do not need to hold a lifeguard certification card as we will train selected candidates on site. Lifeguards are also responsible for performing maintenance and inspection of the facility on a daily basis; reporting any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor(s); monitoring pool water chemistry and filling out required records and reports. Salary range $9.73-$12.91/hr. 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 on the website, Complete job description is available upon request and online. ERBM Recreation & Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 970-878-3403. Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 24, 2015.

Maintenance person/couple needed for small apartment building in Meeker. Duties include apartment and common area cleaning, yard work and minor maintenance as needed. Compensation-reduced apartment rental plus nominal hourly rate. Send resume or letter of qualifications to:

Truck Drivers CDL Drivers A & B FT & PT 878-3671

Part Time Entry Level Employee for Wastewater Treatment Plant
REQUIREMENTS: High School or Equivalent Education
Mechanical Aptitude
Willing to learn a wide variety of job functions
Good public relation skills
Willing to work weekends, holidays and be on call as needed
Computer knowledge helpful
CDL (Class B) required within six months
Class D Wastewater License required within one year
Class 1 Collections License required within one year
Furnish copy of driving record
Physical and Drug testing required for employment
Starting Wage $15.00 per hour
Minimum 30 hours per week
Full Family Health Insurance Benefits
Position will remain open until filled
Information available from: Meeker Sanitation District Office, PO Box 417, 265 8th Street, Meeker, CO 81641, 970-878-5192, FAX 970-878-5988, e-mail


Commercial/Industrial Vacant Lot for Lease: 5 acre fenced, graveled lot adjacent to HWY 64 with County Road ingress/egress. 1/2 mile west of junction of HWY 13/64. Call (970)683-1875 for more information.

Small commercial building in downtown Meeker. Currently a two station salon. Great location, off street parking. Details, call (970)987-9051


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


2 BDR, 2 BA,1200 square foot house on 98 acres South of Meeker. Pets allowed with approval, horses welcome, NS. $1500 per month + $1500 security deposit. Month to month and proof of renter’s insurance required. Call (970)222-7231.

2 BDR Clean home. $700 per month. Call (970)878-5877.

Small cottage for rent, 9 month lease, dogs considered, no cats. $495 per month. (970)390-2182.

Charming, small 3 BDR, 2 BA farm house on Wakara Ranch-must be compatible with ranching operations. $800 per month. Call Mike Chintala (970)878-5088 and leave message.

Large 3 BDR 1.5 BA, $1000 per month + deposit. (970)260-8844.

Clean, quiet 2 BDR, 1 BA apartment, $425/ month + deposit. Call (970) 878-3736 or (970) 260-8844.

2 BDR 1 BA Duplex, very clean, carport. $675 per month, pets negotiable. (970)878-5858.

Large family home, large lots, lots of parking, garage, clean and updated. $900 per month plus utilities. $1000 deposit. (970)220-0071.

Buckskin Valley, 5 acres, horse property, 4 BDR house, great deck w/fabulous view, 2 car garage w/finished basement. $1,100/mo plus utilities. For rent or sale. Call 970-878-5165 or 970-683-1875

3 BDR 1 BA Home, decent yard, and carport, water, sewer, and trash paid. $600 per month. Call (970)220-2150.

Clean, beautiful, 3 BDR +2 in basement, 3 BA, large rec room, fireplace, 2 car garage. $1200 a month + deposit, pets negotiable.(303)521-1084.

Remodeled 2 BDR/1BA apartment. NEW carpet/flooring, windows, cabinets and appliances. Coin laundry, NS/NP. $600 mo + SD, renter pays electric. 970-756-4895

Newly renovated 3 BDR, 2 BA house. All appliances included, nice big yard, water and sewer paid, NS. $900 (970)878-3257.

Furnished bachelor apartment, $395 mo. plus utilities. No pets. Call 970-878-3736 or 970-260-8844

Newly remodeled 1 BDR 1 BA apartment, all utilities included. $400 per month. (970)220-2150.

3 BDR/2 BA apartment, $700 month. Call 970-220-2150.

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 per month. Western Exposures Realty LLC (970) 878-5877.

Clean 2BD/2BA Apartments. Furnished/Unfurnished-in unit WD, utilities included. Year lease $800, $1,500 damage deposit. Shorter term options available. Western Exposures Realty (970) 878-5877.

Halandras Building, 300 sq. ft. interior office, includes utilities. Off street parking, easy access. (970)629-9714.

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


For Rent! 314 E. Rangely Ave. 3 BDR, 2 BA house, with storage shed. $900/month plus utilities. 1 yr. lease. 303-810-6805 ask for Mark.

Nice 2 BDR/2BA duplex with attached covered parking, no pets. Available now. (970) 778-5040.

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

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

Commercial property with great location. Main Street. Call for particulars. Available now. (970)778-5040.


2013 Bennche UTV Bighorn SilverjackModel 700efi, seats 4, 1345 miles, seat belts, rear view mirrors, dump bed; roof rack, camo paint, lock box under passenger seat. Located in Silt, call 970-618-2359 and leave message or email Pictures available upon request. $9,250 OBO.


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.


The contents of storage units 3, 7, and 17 will be auctioned off on August 1, 2015 @ White River Self Storage, 219 E Market St.
Published: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice to Creditors Estate of Rayola Lee Rust, Deceased Case Number 15PR4 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 P.O. Box 1150, 555 Main St. Meeker, CO 81641, on or before December 9, 2015 or the claims may be forever barred.
Michelle Weston, Personal Representative, P.O. Box 736, Meeker, CO 81641, (970)878-5563
Publish: July 9, 16, and 23, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing before the Town of Meeker Planning Commission (August 17th) and Meeker Board of Trustees (August 18th) at the following time and place: Planning meeting 17th day of August 2015 Board of Trustees 18th day of August, 2015, 7:00 P.M., Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, Colorado. The hearings are for the purpose of taking public comment on a Petition for Annexation of the property known as Curtis Creek Annexation which has been presented to the Town Board of the Town of Meeker, Colorado and found to be in apparent compliance with the applicable provisions of law. The Town Board has adopted a Resolution setting the public hearing dates to determine if the proposed annexation complies with the applicable requirements of law. Any person may appear at the hearing and present evidence upon any matter to be considered by the Commission/Board.
Published: July 16, 23, 30 & August 6, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Date: August 5, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: 265 8th Street Meeker, Colorado
Pursuant to 32-1-1001(2)(a) C.R.S., The Meeker Sanitation District Board of Directors will hold a public meeting to consider the action to increase the monthly sewer rate.
Published: July 16 & July 23, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

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 Bond Release of a portion of the Colowyo Mine site. The application pertains to the existing Colowyo Coal Mine, Permit No. C-1981-019 by 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 bond release areas applied for total 189.6 acres and were reclaimed in 1996, 2011, 2013 and 2014 respectively. The status of the reclamation is consistent with the requirements of the approved reclamation plan which includes backfill and regrading to the approved post mine topography, variable topsoil depth replacement, and seeding with the approved seed mixture. Post-mine channels that are being applied for have also been constructed to the specifications in the approved permit application. Exhibit 1 presents all of the reclaimed areas by year. Listed below is a general legal description of these areas: Township 3 North, Range 93 West of the 6th P.M. Section 3 – SW1/4 of the N1/2 Section 4 – N 1/2, NE 1/4; Section 10 -N 1/2; Section 15 – NW 1/4; Section 16 – SW1/4 of the S1/2 Section 17 – N 1/2; Section 20 – NE 1/4; Section 21 – NW 1/4; 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 60% 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’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 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.
Published: July 16, 23, 30, and August 6, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, the Rangely Junior College District election will be held where there will be two seats open on the Board of Trustees. The candidates receiving the highest number of votes will each serve four-year terms. Anyone interested in running for these seats must be a registered voter and reside within the Rangely Junior College District. In addition it is necessary to submit a notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 registered voters residing in the Rangely Junior College District. The first day to circulate nomination petitions is August 5, 2015. The above mentioned forms may be obtained from Becky Dubbert in the President’s Office on the CNCC-Rangely Campus. The petition must be completed and returned to Becky Dubbert’s office no later than Thursday, August 28, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Published: July 23, 30, and August 6, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Availability of an Environmental Assessment for Public Review and Comment
Colowyo Coal Mine, South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area Mining Plan Modification
In accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality regulation and the Department of the Interior (DOI) procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 42 U.S.C. 43332(2)(C), the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) to re-evaluate the environmental effects of the originally proposed and currently approved mining plan modification for the South Taylor/Lower Wilson Permit Expansion Area at the Colowyo Coal Mine. OSMRE is responsible for reviewing plans to conduct coal mining and reclamation operations on lands containing leased Federal coal. Pursuant to 30 CFR 746, OSMRE must prepare and submit to the Secretary of the Interior a decision document recommending approval, disapproval or approving with condition(s) of the proposed mining plan modification. The Colowyo Coal Mine is located approximately 26 miles southwest of Craig, Colorado and 22 miles north-northeast of Meeker, Colorado, west of Colorado Highway 13/789 in southwest Moffat and northern Rio Blanco Counties, Colorado. OSMRE invites the public to comment on the EA and has also made the unsigned Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) available for public review. The EA and unsigned FONSI will be available for review as of July 27, 2015. All comments must be post marked by August 14, 2015 for consideration. There will be no extension of the comment period. The EA and unsigned FONSI will be available for review online at:
A hard copy of the EA and unsigned FONSI will also be available for review at the following locations: Western Region Office, OSMRE, 1999 Broadway, Suite 3320, Denver, CO 80202-3050 (Hours 8:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday) Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety, 1313 Sherman St, Room 215, Denver, CO 80203 (Hours: 8:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday) Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way, Suite 130, Craig, CO 81625 (Hours: 8:00AM and 5:00PM Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday) Moffat County Library, 570 Green St., Craig, CO 81625 (Hours: 10:30AM to 7:00PM Monday and Tuesday; 9:30AM to 5:30PM Wednesday through Friday, 11:00AM to 5:30PM Saturday; closed Sunday) Bureau of Land Management, Little Snake Field Office, 455 Emerson St., Craig, CO 81625 (Hours: 8:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday) Bureau of Land Management, White River Field Office, 220 East Market St., Meeker, CO 81641 (Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday) Rio Blanco County Courthouse; 555 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641 (Hours: 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday; closed Saturday and Sunday) Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St., Meeker, CO (Hours: 9:30AM to 5:30PM Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Tuesday and Thursday 9:30AM to 9:00PM; Saturday 9:30 AM and 2:00PM; closed Sunday) You are invited to direct your comments to: ATTN: Colowyo Coal Mine South Taylor Area Mining Plan Modification EA, C/O: Nicole Caveny, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1999 Broadway, Suite 3320 Denver, CO 80202. Comments may also be emailed to Be sure to send emails with the subject line: ATTN: Colowyo Coal Mine South Taylor Mining Plan Modification. OSMRE Colowyo Mine EA, C/O Nicole Caveny Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment including your personal identifying information will be publicly available. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations or businesses and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses will be available for public review to the extent consistent with applicable law. Additional information regarding this Project may be obtained from Nicole Caveny, telephone number (303) 293-5078.
Published: July 23, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

NOTICE is hereby given that on the 10th day of August, 2015 at Meeker, Colorado, final settlement will be authorized by the Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners with Oldcastle SW Group, Inc., dba United Companies of Mesa County of 2273 River Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505 for all work done by said CONTRACTOR on the project known as 2015 Rio Blanco County Chip Seal Project. 1)Any person, co-partnership, association, or corporation who has an unpaid claim against the said project may at any time, up to and including the date specified in item 2below, file a VERIFIED STATEMENT of the amount due and unpaid on account of such claims. 2)All such claims shall be filed with Van Pilaud, County Engineer, Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Department, 570 2nd Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 on or before August 6, 2015. 3)Failure on the part of a creditor to file such a statement will relieve Rio Blanco County from any and all liability for such claim.
Dated at Meeker, Colorado this 23rd day of July, 2015.
Published: July 23, and July 30, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Check Register
June 2015
AFLAC, $455.86, Payroll deduction
ALL COPY PRODUCTS, $473.74, Expenses
ANIMAL HEALTH & SANITARY SUPPLY, $285.76, Animal Shelter Expenses
ARAMARK, $455.56, Uniforms
BACKFLOW CONSULTING, $102.50, Services
BARGER, CASEY, $717.32, Security Deposit Refund
BOBCAT OF THE ROCKIES, $112.20, Expenses
BOY-KO SUPPLY CO, $64.98, Expenses
BRADY, ANN, $100.00, Council Stipend
CASELLE, INC., $799.33, Services
CENTURYLINK, $2,687.99, Telephone/Services
CHAMBERLIN ARCHITECTS, $10,432.50, Services
CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES, $553.86, Payroll deduction
CIRSA, $18,561.75, Expenses
CITY OF GRAND JUNCTION, $50.00, Services
CO DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & ENV, $115.00, Services
COLO DEPT OF HUMAN SVC BITF, $10.00, Brain Injury Trust
CRONK, BRAD, $50.00, Expenses
DAN E. WILSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW LLC, $2,956.00, Services
DIRECTV, $343.50, WRV Television
DISPLAY SALES COMPANY, $1,450.75, Expenses
DUCEY’S ELECTRIC, $834.84, Expenses
EDDY, DAN, $100.00, Council Stipend
EMC PLUMBING, $94.00, Expenses
ENGLERT, MICHAEL A., $3,500.00, Benefit Reimbursement
FAMILY SUPPORT REGISTRY, $560.70, Payroll deduction
FIDELITY ADVISOR FUNDS, $33,929.47, Payroll deduction
FIRST BANKCARD, $3,893.27, Expenses
FPPA, $627.10, PD Insurance
FRESH EXPRESS, $102.50, Expenses
GALLS, AN ARAMARK COMPANY, $206.19, Uniforms
GET YOUR STITCH ON, $225.00, Uniforms
GLACIER CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., $116,942.90, Expenses
GO 2 GARDENER, THE, $2,520.00, Expenses
HAMBLIN, TIRYNN, $30.00, Expenses
HATCH, LISA, $100.00 , Council Stipend
HERITAGE BUILDING & LUMBER, $5,236.18, Expenses
HUITT, FRANK, $150.00, Council Stipend
INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY, $105.96, Expenses
JACKSON, JOSHUA, $31.93, Expenses
JJ’S TIRE & AUTOMOTIVE, $527.49, Services
JOHNSON, TY, $75.00, Uniforms
KANSAS CITY LIFE, $1,748.46, Life & STD Insurance
KINNEY, ROY, $100.00, Benefit Reimbursement
KIRK, TRAVIS, $75.00, Uniforms
LACAL EQUIPMENT CO, $284.38, Expenses
LEBLEU, JEFF, $1,690.70, Benefit Reimbursement
LINDSAY, SHELBY, $958.95, Security Deposit Refund
MAIL SERVICES, $977.42, Services
MCALLISTER, MERCY,$1,000.00, Benefit Reimbursement
MIDWEST RADAR & EQUIPMENT, $180.00, Services
MOON LAKE ELECTRIC, $13,968.40, Electricity
MURRAY, PHILLIP, $1680.63, Utility Clearing
MWI VETERINARY SUPPLY, $271.48, Animal Shelter Expenses
NETWORKS UNLIMITED, $3,412.50, Support
NEWMAN SIGNS, $184.88, Expenses
NICHOLS STORE, $18.00, Expenses
NIELSEN, JOSEPH, $100.00, Council Stipend
OLDCASTLE SW GROUP, INC., $95,685.40, Expenses
PIERING, LISA, $40.00, Expenses
PINNACOL ASSURANCE, $6,187.67, Expenses
PITNEY BOWES INC, $104.83, Services
PROCESS SOLUTIONS, INC., $530.75, Chemicals
PROFESSIONAL TOUCH, $445.76, Expenses
QUILL, $53.96, Expenses
RANGELY AUTO PARTS, $1,911.98, Expenses
RANGELY ELKS LODGE, $75.00, Marketing
RANGELY HARDWARE, $5,783.69, Expenses
RANGELY SCHOOL FOUNDATION, $14,407.86, Sales Tax Funding
RANGELY TRASH SERVICE, $1,466.00, Services
RANGELY, TOWN OF, $4,066.33, Utilities
REED, DONALD, $130.00, Benefit Reimbursement
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, $6,021.97, Expenses
RIO BLANCO HERALD TIMES, $386.28, Services
SAMS CLUB/GECRB, $518.42, Expenses
SCHMEUSHER GORDON MEYER, INC., $10,615.00, Expenses
SENERGY BUILDERS, $3,443.77, Housing Rental Fee
SERVICE MASTER CLEAN, $468.64, Services
SHAFFER, ANDREW, $100.00, Council Stipend
SIMS, TERESA $150.00, Judge Fee
SLOWECO, $125.00, Expenses
STEELE, KRISTIN, $100.00, Council Stipend
STEWART WELDING & MACHINE, INC., $216.10, Expenses
STOPSTICK, LTD, $256.00, Expenses
STRATA NETWORKS, $500.00, Services
SUMMIT ENERGY, $14,190.21, Gas Transmission/Transport
TARGET TRUCKING, INC., $156.15, Expenses
TURGEON, SUSAN, $36.25, Expenses
U.S. TRACTOR & HARVEST, INC., $184.82, Expenses
UNCC, $85.80, Services
UPLAND COMPANIES, INC., $16,490.00, Expenses
URIE ROCK COMPANY, $87.56, Expenses
VANDENBRINK, JASON, $75.00, Uniforms
VERIZON WIRELESS, $1,123.25, Cell Service
VERNAL PET CLINIC & WELLNESS CENTER, $227.90, Animal Shelter Expenses
VET CLINIC, THE, $336.75, Animal Shelter Expenses
W.C. STRIEGEL, INC., $61,696.00, Expenses
WESTERN IMPLEMENT CO, $988.19, Expenses
WEX BANK, $3,923.94, Fuel
WHITE RIVER MARKET, $91.86, Supplies
WILCZEK, KAREN, $300.00, Judge Fee
WINWATER COMPANY, $154.95, Expenses
WOODS & AITKEN LLP, $325.00, Services
WRB REC & PARK DISTRICT, $27.25, Expenses
Publish: July 23, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Board of County Commissioners
Tuesday, July 27, 2015
Meeker, Colorado
Tentative Board Agenda
Items of routine and non-controversial nature are placed on the consent agenda. Any Commissioner or member of the audience may request an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately on the regular agenda prior to action being taken by the Board on the Consent Agenda. Public Comment: Any member of the public may address the Board on matters which are within the jurisdiction of the Board. If you are addressing the Board regarding a matter listed on the Agenda, you are requested to make your comments when the Board takes that matter. Please limit your comments to three minutes per member or five minutes per group. The public comment time is not for questions and answers. It is your time to express your views.
11:00 a.m. Call to order: Pledge of Allegiance
Changes to July 27, 2015 Tentative Agenda
Approval of the July 27, 2015 Agenda
AGENDA FOR July 27, 2015
Consideration of the Board Minutes of July 13, 2015
Consideration of the Board Minutes of July 20, 2015
Treasurer Report
Semi Annual Report January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015
Public Trustee Quarterly Report County Depositories
Report Resolutions:
Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, Establishing the Distribution of Title 1 Federal Forest Reserve Fund Money.
Bid Opening MOU”s Contracts and Agreements:
Task Order No. 19 with HDR Engineering, Inc., for CR5/CR20 Intersection with Livestock Underpass Construction Inspection and Testing Services beginning July 27, 2015 through May 31, 2016 in an amount not to exceed $58,160.71.
Task Order No. 20 with HDR Engineering, Inc., for CR 0 Bridge Replacement Construction Inspection and Testing Services beginning July 27, 2015 through May 31, 2016, in an amount not to exceed $59,996.46.
Other Business:
Public Comments
BLM Update – Kent Walter
County Commissioners Updates
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 Boardis unable to complete the Agenda as scheduled. The next regular Board meeting is tentatively scheduled for August 10, 2015, 11:00 a.m.., in Meeker at the County Administration Building in Meeker. Please checkthe County”s website for information at: If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9573 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Publish: July 23, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Board of Education Special Meeting/Board Retreat
Friday, July 24, 2015
Central Office, 555 Garfield Street 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Revised 7-21-15
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance: Ms. Burke will lead the Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approval of Agenda Items from the Audience Regarding Agenda Items
Superintendent Report:
1. Personnel Report:
~Reassignment of duty for Trina Smith counselor for 15-16
~Reassignment of duty for Becky Hughes 1st grade
~Recommend hiring Holly Koehn for elementary PE
~Resignation of elementary paraprofessional Jenny Foster
Action Items:
A. Approval of Personnel Report Board Retreat
1. Superintendent Goals, Strategic Plan, Board Relations, District Finance.
Adjournment Publish: July 23, 2015
Rio Blanco Herald Times

Town of Rangely
July 28, 2015- 7:00pm
Rangely Board of Trustees (Town Council)
Call to Order
Roll Call
Pledge of Allegiance
Minutes of Meeting
Approval of the minutes of the July 14, 2015 meeting.
Petitions and Public Input
Changes to the Agenda
Public Hearings – 7:15pm
Committee/Board Meetings
Supervisor Reports – See Attached
Mike Englert – Building & Grounds Supervisor
Vince Wilczek – Chief of Police
Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update
New Business
Discussion and Action to Approve the June 2015 Financial Statements.
Discussion and Action to Approve the final payment to Urie Rock for the crushing of asphalt and production of 3/4″ road base.
Informational Items
OHV Grant Information
Scheduled Announcements
Rangely School District board meeting is scheduled for August 18, 2015 at 6:15pm.
Rangely District Library regular meeting August 10, 2015 at 5:00pm.
Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for July 30, 2015 at 6:00pm.
Rural Fire Protection District board meeting is scheduled for August 17, 2015 at 7:00pm.
Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District meeting August 10, 2015 at 7:00pm.
Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District board meeting is July 29, 2015 at 7:00pm.
Rangely Chamber of Commerce board meeting is scheduled for August 20, 2015 at 12:00pm.
Community Networking Committee meeting is scheduled for August 28, 2015 at 12:00pm.
Publish: July 23,2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times