Classifieds: March 1, 2018


The Rangely Food Bank is open on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 at 204 E. Rio Blanco. To donate, please call 970-620-2407.

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

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:

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.

Women’s NA/AA meetings, Monday 1:30 p.m., St. Timothy’s.

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 Alanon 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 6:00.PM 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.

SAFEHOUSE 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 First Baptist Church ((207 S Sunset). Join us! For more information, call Britt Campos at 801-589-4803.

The VFW, American Legion, and their Auxiliaries will meet the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 PM at 290 4th St. For further information call (970) 878-5326.

Looking for female roommate to help out with rent and utilities and weekends with cooking and laundry. Call for interview. 970-260-8758

Attention Rio Blanco County Veterans: Veterans may be eligible for mileage reimbursement for travel costs to receive VA medical care. If you do not currently receive VA travel compensation please contact the Rio Blanco County Veterans Service offices. Rangely: John ‘Hoot’ Gibson, 970-878-9695. Meeker: Joe Bob Dungan, 970-878-9690. Travel compensation is made possible through the Veterans Trust Fund Grant and VFW Post 5843.


Colorado Camo Clothing LLC will have an open house/investor meeting on March 15, 2018 in the top of Hugus Building at 6 p.m. to explain a little about what they’re going to do and what opportunity there might be for residents of Meeker. Thanks. Call Randy with any questions 970-433-1448.


Estate Auction

Saturday, March 10th, 10:00 a.m.

206 Easter Hill Drive,

Grand Junction, Colorado

Hand & power tools, floater boat, 100’s of fishing poles, camp items, guns, crossbows, pottery, 150+ knives, jewlery, cast iron, antique & modern furniture, 10 runner sleds, stoves, 3 slot machines, cash register, foos ball table, lots of clocks, Indian items, musical instruments, Colorado maps, saddles-tack-spurs, traps trunks, milk bottles, many unpacked boxes. Estate of Pat Inscho. For more info call Steve Claypoole, CP Auction Service 970-260-5577. See web at

“call us about a sale for you”


Western Slope In-Home Care has an established care team here in Meeker! We need to start helping people in Need! Cleaning or personal care. Easy sign-up, call for a  free consultation! #970-878-7008. ( to see other counties we serve in or services we provide)


The Rangely Outdoor Museum is looking to fill 2 positions; an Executive Director and a seasonal Staff Member. The Director answers to the Board and handles the running of all buildings, office duties, including setting up meetings, and displays, maintains the grounds and park restrooms along with the Staff members. Knowledge of the town, surrounding areas and its history recommended. The Staff members work under the director and carry out a variety of duties. Must be able to work independently and handle sales. Cleaning and some physical labor required.

Applications can be picked up and returned to the Rangely Area Chamber of Commerce at 255 E. Main St, Suite A. For Information, call: Brenda at 970-675-8097 or 970-675-2612 and leave a message. Deadline for Applications is: March 15th.

Energetic people needed for the front of the house at Ma Famiglia’s Restaurant. ffull-time and part-time positions available. Positions available immediately for qualified applicants. Pick up and application at 410 Market St. Meeker.


The Meeker Cemetery District is seeking seasonal non-benefited laborers. 32 hours per week. May 1st – Sept 30th. Duties include perform manual labor, grounds maintenance and mowing. Must be able to lift, pull and carry 50lbs. Experience in equipment operation and small landscaping equipment a plus. Hiring range $16-$18/hour DOE. Pick up an application at the Meeker Cemetery District 265 County Rd 4, Meeker M-Th 8-12pm.


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


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.


Main Street Building Office Space for Rent: Suite 4, large updated office with 3 interior offices, conference and reception area. Monthly rent includes utilities. Call 970-683-1875 for more info.

For Rent: 1br, 1 bath, small house, small fenced yard, off street parking, includes w/d.  Water & sewer paid.  $650 month/$750 deposit. 970-629-9714

Cute 1 BDR/1 BA house w/ knotty pine living room, private small yard.

$675/mo  Water & Sewer included.  970-878-5858

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. $595 per month. Western Exposures Realty LLC (970) 878-5877.

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

Clean, quiet, 2 BDR, 1 BA includes washer & dryer. No pets. $475 per month + deposit. 970-260-8844 or 970-878-5265.


2 BDR house upstairs, 3 rooms downstairs, fenced in yard, 1 car garage, central heating and a/c. 970-629-3605

Rangely Duplex for Rent 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.

3 BDR, 1 BA, 1500 sq.ft., 2 car garage, large fenced back yard, extra storage available. 1 year lease, deposit, references., $800 per month. 970-640-2393



Town of Rangely

The Rangely Town Council held a public hearing at 7:15 pm, Tuesday February 13, 1018 in the Court Room of the Rangely Municipal Building at 209 E. Main Street, Rangely, Colorado and for the First Reading on the following Ordinance and ordered it to published:

Ordinance 688 (2018)


A second public hearing will be held at 7:15 pm, Tuesday March 13, 2018 and adoption of the ordinance will follow if no objections are heard.

All interested citizens and groups are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing.

By: Lisa Piering, Clerk/Treasurer


Published: February 22 and March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times



PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing before the Meeker Planning Commission (April 2nd) and Meeker Board of Trustees (April 3rd) at the following time and place:

Planning Commission meeting 2nd day of April 2018

Board of Trustees meeting 3rd day of April 2018

7:00 P.M.

Meeker Town Hall

345 Market Street

Meeker, Colorado

The hearing is for the purpose of taking public comment on a Petition for Annexation of property known as Belland/Fitzgibbons 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 a public hearing to be held to determine if the proposed annexation complies with the applicable requirements of law. The Applicants have additionally requested a zoning designation as Highway Commercial (HC).

Any person may appear at the hearing and present evidence upon any matter to be considered by the Board or Commission.

Lisa Cook, CMC

Town Clerk

Published in the Rio Blanco Herald Times on:

First Publication: March 1, 2018

Second Publication: March 8, 2018

Third Publication: March 15, 2018

Fourth Publication: March 22, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times

dinance 688 (2018


Meeker Trails / China Wall System Expansion

A Public Works Project

Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District

101 Ute Road

Meeker, Colorado 81641

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (“ERBM”), a political subdivision of the State of Colorado, is inviting proposals from qualified General Contractors for the Meeker Trails/China Wall System Expansion located on Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) managed parcel named Lobo Mountain-Lion Canyon-China Wall.

Qualified contractors must submit their bid proposals before 5pm on March 16th, 2018, at ERBM’s administrative office located at 101 Ute Road, Meeker, Colorado 81641; or via email at Bids must be clearly marked “Meeker Trails/China Wall System Expansion”.

This is a guaranteed maximum price construction project. The project is comprised of approximately 4.54-miles of new trail construction over mountainous terrain as approved in the BLM-White River Field Office Environmental Assessment and corresponding Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact documents. The approved trail corridor is 50 feet wide from either side of the mapped trails. Trail construction will not commence before July 15th, 2018. A copy of the full scope of work documents, maps, and Owner-Contractor Agreement template can be found at

ERBM reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Each proposal shall be reviewed and considered consistent to adopted ERBM Fiscal Policies and Procedures.

Publish March 1st and March 8th, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times



§1-13.5-501, 1-13.5-1102(3), 32-1-905(2), C.R.S.

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Mesa View Estates Water District II of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 8th day of May, 2018, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 3 directors will be elected to serve 4-year terms, and 2 directors will be elected to serve 2-year terms. Eligible electors of the Mesa View Estates Water District II interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO):

Mike Mungas

439 Agency Drive

Meeker, CO 81641

(970) 379-8857

The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Mon-Sat from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on March 2, 2018. If the DEO determines that a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form is not sufficient, the eligible elector who submitted the form may amend the form once, at any time, prior to 3:00 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

Affidavit of Intent To Be A Write-In-Candidate forms must be submitted to the office of the designated election official by the close of business on Monday, March 5, 2018.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for an absentee ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Friday, March 2, 2018.

Mike Mungas

Designated Election Official Signature

Published: March 1 & 8, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times


March 7, 2018


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

6. Old Business

A. Election Process

B. Wastewater Plant and Collections System Assessment

C. Plant Manager Report

D. 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: March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times


CLOSING BID DATE Monday April 2, 2018



Sealed bids to upgrade Cremains Garden & Front Gate section; remove gravel sidewalk and apply concrete, replace gravel edging with sod, relocate sprinklers with minor irrigation work.  The deadline for the bids is no late than 3pm on Monday April 2nd, 2018, at which time the bids will be opened and read aloud. The Meeker Cemetery District will award the bid on Thursday April 5th at 7pm at Meeker Highland Cemetery board room, 265 County Road 4, Meeker. The successful bidder must maintain workers compensation, general liability insurance in the amount of no less than $1,000,000 during the project. The Cemetery reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any and all informalities, and the right to disregard all nonconforming or conditional bids or counter proposals.

Bids shall be mailed to Meeker Cemetery District PO Box NN, Meeker CO 81641 or delivered to Meeker Highlands Cemetery office 265 County Rd 4, Meeker or faxed (970) 878.4062. Mailed bids shall be sealed and marked “Meeker Highland Cemetery Cremains Garden and Front Gate Beautification Project Bid 2018” on the front of the sealed envelope. Further information if available by calling Mike Jones (970). 878.5013.

Contract Information available at Cemetery Office – Tuesday, February 20th

Mandatory walk-through – Thursday, March 6th 10am

Bids due – Monday, April 2nd 3pm

Bid awarded – Thursday, April 5th 7pm

Published: February 15, and 22, and March 1, 2018

RIo Blanco Herald Times.


Board of Education Work Session

555 Garfield Street

Meeker, CO  81641

Monday, March 5, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.

Work Session

1.Bond strategy presentation – George K. Baum & Company

2.Gun violence letter to legislature

3.School safety

4.BEST Grant update

5.FY19 preliminary budget

6.Superintendent evaluation

7.Items introduced by board members

Published: March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times



Notice is hereby given that on Monday April 9, 2018 the Rio Blanco Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing beginning at 1:15 p.m. at the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 3rd Floor Commissioner Meeting Room, Meeker, Colorado to consider the following:

Nieslanik Rezone PRZ-0001-18. The applicant is requesting to rezone the property from Agriculture to Rural Residential. The property is located at 211 County Road 6, Meeker Colorado in Section 21 & 28, T1N, R93W. Pin# 141128100185

Nieslanik Minor Subdivision PSUB-0001-18. The applicant is requesting to subdivide the property into two lots. The property is located at 211 County Road 6, Meeker Colorado, in Section 21 & 28, T1N, R93W. Pin# 141128100185

Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Community Development Department at 555 Main Street in Meeker, Colorado, or you may call (970) 878-9456 for more information between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Published: March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times



Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, March 15, 2018 the Rio Blanco County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse, 555 Main Street, 1st Floor, Meeker, Colorado to consider the following:

Nieslanik Rezone PRZ-0001-18. The applicant is requesting to rezone the property from Agriculture to Rural Residential. The property is located at 211 County Road 6, Meeker Colorado in Section 21 & 28, T1N, R93W. Pin# 141128100185

Nieslanik Minor Subdivision PSUB-0001-18. The applicant is requesting to subdivide the property into two lots. The property is located at 211 County Road 6, Meeker Colorado, in Section 21 & 28, T1N, R93W. Pin# 141128100185

Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Community Development Department at 555 Main Street in Meeker, Colorado, or you may call (970) 878-9456 for more information between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Published: March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times



Tuesday March 6, 2018

7:00 P.M. Regular Scheduled Board Meeting

345 Market Street, Meeker, CO

I. Call to Order

A. Pledge of Allegiance

B. Roll Call

II. Approval of the Agenda

III. Approval of the Previous Minutes

IV. Approval of Monthly Disbursements

V. Public Participation

This is an opportunity for Citizens to bring comments and questions to the Board of Trustees not being addressed in the Regular Meeting Agenda.  In consideration of other regularly scheduled agenda items, comments will be limited to 3 minutes or less.  Citizens are asked to approach the podium state their name and address for the record.

VI. Discussion Item: Government Trapper- Commissioner Si Woodruff; with Justin Ewing and Dave Moreno

VII. A. Public Hearings- 7:15 p.m.

1. Award bid for 2018 Elgin Pelican Broom (streetsweeper)

2. Award bid for new 2018 Henderson 10’ FSH-III Salt/Sand Spreader

3. Request renewal of Hotel/Restaurant Liquor License for Happy Holliday’s, LLC, dba “Holliday’s” located at 364 7th Street

B. New Business:

1. Resolution #02-2018, a resolution adopting the 2018 Board of Trustees Strategic Plan

2. Renewal of the Ute Park Lease Agreement with Smith Ranches, Inc.

VIII. Mayor’s remarks

IX. Town Manager’s Report

X. Town Attorney’s Report

XI. Other Board Business

XII. Adjournment

Published: March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times




APRIL 3, 2018


To be eligible to vote in the Municipal Election, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least eighteen years of age, a resident of the Town of Meeker and have resided in the State of Colorado twenty-two (22) days prior to the date of the election.

You may register to vote online at prior to March 14, 2018 and afterwards at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO or at the County Clerk’s office, Rio Blanco County Courthouse, 555 Main Street, Meeker, CO during regular business hours.

Dated this 1st Day of February 2018.


By: Lisa Cook, Town Clerk

Publication Date: March 1st and March 8th, 2018

Published in: Rio Blanco Herald Times





2018 Cattleguards and Wings. THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RIO BLANCO COUNTY is soliciting bids for supplying 21 each 16-foot Cattleguard Sections and 15 pair of Cattleguard Wings.


Bid Documents shall be available March 1, 2018 at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept., 570 Second St., Meeker, CO 81641, at, Public Announcements Page, and


Clint Chappell, Road & Bridge Coordinator, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. Any questions regarding this bid are to be directed in writing to Clint Chappell before Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. at the above fax number.


Material shall be delivered by May 25, 2018. Alternate delivery schedules will be considered. Bid price shall be F.O.B. Meeker, Colorado. Payment shall not be made upon delivery. The county’s regular accounts payable schedule shall be followed.


Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “2018 Cattleguards and Wings Bid” written on the sealed envelope. Mailed bids are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on Friday, March 23, 2018. Do not depend on overnight delivery.

Hand-delivered bids will be accepted until 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 26 (date of bid opening).

Mailing and hand-delivery address: Rio Blanco County Commissioners, P.O. Box i, 555 Main St., 3rd Floor BOCC Meeting Room, Meeker, CO 81641.


Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on Monday, March 26, 2018 at the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 555 Main St., 3rd Floor BOCC Meeting Room, Meeker, CO 81641. Bids submitted after 11:00 A.M. shall be returned unopened. Bids submitted and opened shall not be withdrawn for 30 days thereafter.


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.


Dated: February 26, 2018

By: Shawn Bolton, Chairman

Published: March 1, & March 8, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times



In the Matter of the Petition of :

Angel Brianna Hall Case No. 18C3

Public Notice is given on February 20, 2018 that a Petition for a Change of Name of an Adult has been filed with the Rio Blanco County Court. The Petition requests that the name of

Angel Brianna Hall

be changed to

Eowyn Brianna Larson


Clerk of Court (SEAL)

Joan Gibson

Deputy Clerk

Published: March 1, 8, 15, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times

Public Notice: Skyway Towers proposes the construction of a 195-ft AGL self support communications tower (199-ft overall with appurtenances) to be located south of a portion of County Road 104, west of the unincorporated Community of Massadona and east of the statutory Town of Dinosaur, in Moffat County, CO (SE1/4-NW1/4 of S2, T3N, R101W, 6th P.M., Moffat County Parcel: 114102200009). Please submit any written comments by March 31, 2018 regarding the potential effects that the proposed tower may have on Historic Properties that are listed or eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places to: Tower Engineering Professionals, Inc.(Attn:Ryan Malek) 326 Tryon Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 Telephone: (919) 661-6351 Fax: (919) 661-6350

Published: March 1, 2018

Rio Blanco Herald Times