Ads for 07/07/16
ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us
The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 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: email@example.com or (970)878-5117 and 219 Sunset Avenue Rangely. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
RADINO & CHUCKWAGON
Please call before 9:00 a.m. day of meal
878-5627 or 675-8112
Senior Citizen Nutrition Program
Meals served at noon. Reservations appreciated.
Suggested Donation Over 60 – $2.50. Under 60 – Guest Fee $7.
(Did you know? Homebound trays can be ordered for over 60, suggested donation $2.50 – 12:10 p.m. pickup.)
Fri., July 8 : Beef stroganoff over noodles, spinach, sweet potatoes, bread
Mon., July 11: Tilapia in Creole sauce, rice pilaf, spinach, pears, corn flakes treat
Tues., July 12: Beef brisket, baked beans, broccoli/coleslaw, dinner roll, watermelon
Wed., July 13: Liver & onions, au gratin potatoes, green peas, mixed fruit, cookie
Fri., July 15: Combination meal in Rangely, Lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread, strawberry-rhubarb crisp/topping
**MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Milk, Tea and Coffee are offered with all meals. Menu subject to change.
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.
Cleaning service-Carol Crain, (970)620-0917.
Would like to provide in-home care service, Colorado certified CNA, to include light housekeeping. (970)620-0917.
LAWN AND GARDEN
Emerald City Lawn Care Lawn, Leaf, and Garden. Free Estimates. Insured (970) 220-2040
LOST AND FOUND
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: 38527 HWY 13, Saturday, July 9, starting at 8 AM. Clothes, horse tack, antiques, camping gear, etc.
HELP WANTED – GENERAL
Auto Technician needed, pay based on experience, send resume to email@example.com 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.
New and Used Salesman/Manager All aspects of auto sales. Pay commensurate with experience. Email resumes/references to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
REAL ESTATE – MEEKER HOMES
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.
REAL ESTATE – RANGELY HOMES
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 Zillow.com.
REAL ESTATE – LAND/LOTS
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
RENTALS – MEEKER
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.
3 BDR/2 BA house. Garage, W/D, deck. $1100/mo + utilities. SD req. Available mid-July. No Smoking, Pet considered. (303)518-6065.
560 5th St, Spacious 2992 sf home with 5 BD, 3.25 BA, ideal for a large family. Call (970)756-4623.
House on 10 acres, for rent or sale, fenced, and has well water. Must see to appreciate. 6 miles out Strawberry. Evenings (970)878-7413 or (970)208-4765.
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.
RENTALS – RANGELY
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
MOTORCADE – MISCELLANEOUS
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
NOTICE AS TO BUDGET SUPPLEMENTAL
The Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners will be considering a budget supplemental resolution on July 25, 2016, 11:00 a.m. Rio Blanco County Justice Center, 455 Main St., Courtroom A, Meeker, Colorado. The proposed resolution is for the purpose of appropriating sums of money to defray expenses in excess of amounts budgeted for the 2016 budget year in the following funds: General Fund, CapitalExpenditure Fund, Road & Bridge Fund, Public Health Agency Fund, Capital Improvement Plan Fund, Impact Fee Trust Fund, Weed & Pest Control Fund, Fairfield Complex Fund, Fleet Management Fund and the County Capital Improvement Trust Fund. The resolution may be viewed at the offices of the County Clerk and Recorder, 1032 Jennifer Drive, Meeker, Colorado, and the County Clerk and Recorder Office in the Western Annex Building, 17497 StateHighway 64, Rangely, Colorado, and are open for public inspection 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. on normal work days.
Published: July 7, 2016 and July 21, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times
Request for Demolition Contractor
Proposals & Qualifications
Rio Blanco Protection District Meeker, Colorado
Rio Blanco Fire Protection District (“Meeker Fire”), Meeker, Colorado respectfully requests sealed proposals/qualifications for Demolition Contractor services associated with demolition and temporary site stabilization of Meeker’s Fire station located at 240 7th Street, Meeker, Colorado.
Project generally consists of, but not limited to:
1. Demolition of the north portion of an existing building, inclusive of foundation.
2. Removing and abandoning water service utility.
3. Removing gas lines back to the portion of the building that will remain intact.
4. Removing electrical panels that service the portion of the building to be razed, back to the main disconnect.
5. Traffic control
6. Constructing a wood framed wall to secure the remaining portion of the building.
7. Other related items.
A full description of the Scope of Services required is found within the Bid Set Drawings and the Solicitation. The Bid Set Drawings and Solicitation are available electronically by contacting the project manager as noted below: F&D International LLC, Project Managers Todd E Ficken, PE or Ms. Alex Knettel, PM Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (303) 652-3200 Only electronic copies of the RFP and associated documents are available. There is a MANDATORY pre-bid meeting scheduled for 7 July 2016 at 11:00 am at the located at 240 7th Street., Meeker, Colorado. Bid proposals will only be accepted from attendees of record at the pre-bid meeting. All other bids will be rejected. Proposals are due by 01 August 2016 delivery instructions are noted in the RFP documents. Only electronic proposals will be accepted.
Published: June 30, & July 7, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times
Board of County Commissioners
Monday, July 11, 2016
Rio Blanco County Justice Center
455 Main Street, Courtroom A Meeker, Colorado 81641
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 11, 2016 Tentative Agenda
Approval of the July 11, 2016 Agenda
CONSENT AGENDA FOR July 11 2016
Consent 1_Consideration of the Board Minutes of June 27, 2016.
Consent 2a_ Financial Management Report June 2016
Consent 2b_DHS EBT Registers June 2016
Consent 2c_ Motor Vehicle Publication List June 2016
Consent 2d_Treasurer’s Publication List June 2016
Consent 2e_Treasurer’s Monthly Report 2016
Consent 3_Engagement Letter between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Paul D. Miller to prepare a Solid Waste Disposal Report for presentation to The Department of Public Health and Environment of the State of Colorado.
Consent 4_Representation Letter from the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to Paul D. Miller, CPA, LLC, Applying Agreed Upon Procedures for the Solid Waste Disposal Report dated December 31, 2015
Consent 5_Financial Assurance Submission Letter From the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment stating that the County has complied with all landfill requirements for the Solid Waste Landfill Certification of 2015 Financial Assurance based on 2015 Financial Statements.
Consent 6_ Contract Modification for the 2016 County Road 8 Surface Treatment Project Location B (Fairgrounds Paving Project) to provide additional asphalt, final grading and finish work, increasing the contract amount by $7,104.25 to a total project cost of $43,024.75.
Business 1_ Approval of the 2016 Protest Valuation Report from the Rio Blanco County Assessor.
Business 2_Approval of the Final Settlement with Oldcastle SW Group, Inc., d/b/a United Companies of Mesa County for all work done on the project known as the Rio Blanco County 2016 Chip Seal Project in the amount of $23,367.35. Business 3_ Approve of the Final Settlement with AM/PM Sweepers and Stripes for all work done on the project known as the 2016 Rio Blanco County Crackfill Project, in the amount of $1,149.26
Bid Opening 1_2016 Rio Blanco County Pavement Marking Paint Project
Bid Award 1_ Bid Award to American Road Maintenance for the 2016 Meeker Coulter Field Airport Pavement Maintenance Project in the amount of $206,071.58
Bid Award 2_ Bid Award to American Road Maintenance for the 2016 Rangely Airport Pavement Project in the amount of $206,292.36
MOU’s Contracts and Agreements:
MCA 1_Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, and Elk Haven, LLC, for issuance of a building permit before final approval of a Conditional Use Permit for property located at 2672 County Road 38, Meeker, Colorado.
MCA 2_Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Kristin Thayne to provide Intensive Family Therapy Services to eligible children and their families beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00.
MCA 3_Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County , Colorado and Gretchen Sodamann to provide Sexual Abuse/Offender Treatment Services to eligible children and their families beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $8,000.00.
MCA 4_Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Ute Crossing Counseling, LLC to provide Intensive Family Therapy Services to eligible children and their families beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $15,000.00.
MCA 5_ Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Mind Springs Regional Health, Inc., to provide Sexual Abuse Treatment Services beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $2,500.00.
MCA 6_Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Mind Springs Regional Health, Inc. to provide Preventative Sexual Abuse Treatment Services beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $2,500.00.
MCA 7_ Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Mind Springs Regional Health, Inc. to provide Preventative Intensive Family Therapy Services beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $7,000.00.
MCA 8_Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Mind Springs Regional Health, Inc. to provide Intensive Family Therapy Services beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $15,000.00.
MCA 9_ Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Mind Springs Regional Health, Inc. to provide Preventative Day Treatment Alternative Services beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 in an amount not to exceed $1,500.00.
MCA 10_Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Ariel Clinical Services to provide supervised visitation services for a fee on an as needed basis beginning June 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.
RES 1_A Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, Authorizing the Clerk and Recorder’s office to be closed to the public on Election Day, November 8th, 2016 excluding the Motor Vehicle Department and the Elections Department.
Road & Bridge Monthly Update-Dave Morlan
County Commissioners Updates 1:15
Hearing 1_ERBM Recreation and Park District Amended Service Plan Resolution.
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 July 18, 2016, in Rangely at the County Annex Building. Please check the County’s website for information at: www.rbc.us/departments/commissioners. If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9570 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
PUBLISHED: July 7, 2016
RIO BLANCO HERALD TIMES
Fund for Public Giving 6:50 p.m.
Town of Rangely
July 12, 2016 – 7:00 pm
Rangely Board of Trustees (Town Council)
JOSEPH NIELSEN, MAYOR
ANDREW SHAFFER, MAYOR PRO TEM
LISA HATCH, TRUSTEE
TREY ROBIE, TRUSTEE
ANN BRADY, TRUSTEE
ANDREW KEY, TRUSTEE
TYSON HACKING, TRUSTEE
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Minutes of Meeting
Approval of the minutes of the June 14, 2016 meeting.
Petitions and Public Input
Changes to the Agenda
Public Hearings – 7:15pm
Public Safety Committee meeting June 29, 2016
P.D. Communications Supervisor Reports – See Attached
Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update
Discussion and action to approve the May 2016 Financial Summary
Discussion and action to approve the June 2016 Check Register
Independent Contractor Agreement Approval
Town of Rangely/CNCC Letter of Intent Scheduled Announcements
Rangely District Library regular meeting June 13, 2016 at 5:00pm.
Rangely Junior College District Board meeting is scheduled for June 13, 2016 at 12:00pm.
Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District meeting June 13, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Rangely Chamber of Commerce board meeting is scheduled for June 16, 2016 at 12:00pm
Rural Fire Protection District board meeting is scheduled for June 20, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Rio Blanco County Commissioners meeting is scheduled for June 20, 2016 at 11:00am.
Rangely School District board meeting is scheduled for June 21, 2016 at 6:15pm.
Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District board meeting is June 29, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for June 30, 2016 at 6:00pm.
Published: July 7, 2016
Rio Blanco Herald Times