Classifieds: Nov. 28, 2013
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: email@example.com
RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at 7th and Park, Meeker.
SAFEHOUSE If you are being abused physically or mentally, you can call SAFEHOUSE for confidential shelter and help. 878-3131.
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.
Meeker Cat Coalition accepting cat food or monetary donations for spay/neuter and health care. Donations may be left at The Vet Clinic in Meeker or call 878-3560 or 878-4429 for more information.
Rangely Rockcrawling & 4 Wheel Drive group in Rangely meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Rio Blanco Water Users Building on Hwy. 64 at 7 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous Mon. 8 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 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 629-5729 or 629-0709. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 878-5117. All services are confidential.
Moms group meeting, open to anyone with a child 0-5 years, Grace Baptist Church, Rangely, first Thursday of every month, 8:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Info. call Heather Zadra (970)629-9937.
Meeker Housing Authority Board of Directors meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at The Pines, 875 Water St., Meeker.
Bresnan cable television customers – If you are not receiving a television channel station you normally get, 3 people must report it before it’s considered an outage. Call the service number on your bill to report.
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.
VFW Post 5843 and Ladies Auxiliary monthly meetings are now held at Kilowatt Korner in Meeker: VFW Post 5843 – 6:30 p.m. 2nd Monday. Ladies Auxiliary -5:00 p.m., 2nd Monday.
For XC Skiing & Snowshoeing See: White River Nordic Council at Facebook For Grooming Reports, Events & Info.
Food Bank of the Rockies mobile pantry truck will be in Rio Blanco County providing Food assistance to community member. Next 2013 date: December 26. The Food Bank will be at the Meeker Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Looking for a gift or collectible? God’s Little Acres carries something for everyone. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 10-5. 68804 Hwy. 64, Kate Proctor, 878-3429.
Small Business Saturday, November 30th, 30 % off all paintings at The Upstairs Gallery! One day only.
A Cut Above will be closed Thursday, November 28 through Saturday, November 30. Sue Duke.
PISTOL RIVER LEATHER Anybody use printer ink #96 and #97? Combo box that I can’t use, will donate if you can use it. Horses are scared of only 2 things. Things that move and things that don’t! 785 Park Avenue 878-4346 www.pistolriverleather.com
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.) **MENU SUBJECT TO CHANGE** FRIDAY, November 29: CLOSED-THANKSGIVING. MONDAY, December 2: Sweet & sour chicken, steamed brown rice, oriental vegetables, and strawberry applesauce. TUESDAY, December 3: Vegetable soup, hamburger, french fries, green beans, fall fruit salad and cranberry juice. WEDNESDAY, December 4: Lentil black bean soup, egg salad sandwich, sliced tomato, lettuce, and banana. FRIDAY, December 6: Pork ribs, coleslaw, corn and peach cobbler.
NEW LIFE CARPET CARE Carpet cleaning, air duct cleaning and cleaning services provided by certified carpet technicians. A great job at a great price. (970)824-1017.
FARM & RANCH
Hand fed all natural 4-H extra Beef for sale. (970) 201-4104.
Women’s downhill Salomon skis 138 cm. Salomon Irony Boots 6 1/2; Salomon 609 Binding; Swix poles. Used 3 times. $175.00. Call (970) 878-5820.
KELLEY’S GUNSMITHING Would like to buy quality guns and optics 878-4582.
PHEASANT HUNTING www.brokenspokegameranch.com (970)241-3949.
PETSKA FUR Paying top prices for Fur, Antler, Deer & Elk Hides. In Rangely and Dinosaur December – March. (308) 870-4887. www.petskafur.net
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.
Wanting to meet fellow parents with children ages 3-8 who have a strong interest in their children’s education. (970) 623-2900.
HELP WANTED: GENERAL
Business Services Assistant – Rangely Provides a wide range of office duties and administrative tasks, including scheduling client appointments, maintaining clinical personnel schedules, processing clinical and administrative documents, answering multi-line telephones and data entry. Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to multi-task with accuracy and attention to detail required. Experience in a medical and/or human services setting preferred. Mental Health First Aide to be provided by Mind Springs Health. We offer a competitive salary, cost of living allowance, professional supervision and training. Email resumes to: email@example.com or fax to (970)255-3963. Visit our website at www.mindspringshealth.org/careers for a complete list of open positions. Mind Springs Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer with an Affirmative Action Plan and has a tobacco-free work environment policy.
New Creation Child Development Center 388 9th Street in Meeker is NOW HIRING a small child care center director. Must have all the necessary State of Colorado certifications for a small child care center & the necessary educational requirements to qualify. To apply call 970-878-3703 & schedule a time to meet and pick up an application. Send the application, resume, copies of your state certifications & fulfilled educational paperwork, 3 references (2 from previous supervisors, 1 of those from a previous child care situation if possible), and 1 character reference from a non-relative, to ATTN: New Creation Child Development Center, P.O. Box1062, Meeker, Colorado 81641.
Connections 4 Kids Council seeking applicants for the position of Early Childhood Coordinator. Contact Colorado Workforce Center (970) 824-3246 or their website connectingcolorado.com. Moffat County is an EEO Employer.
RE: HOMES: MEEKER
1350 Sage Ridge Road 4BDR 3BA home on double lot in Sage Hills. Large deck with beautiful, unobstructed views. Many extras. $240,000. See photos at Westernslopefsbo.com. Call (970)878-3228.
1455 Mt. View Road Timber frame log home in extremely private location, amazing setting with trees and views. 2200 square foot family home with large attached 2-car garage on 1/2 acre. For more info see www.Western SlopeFSBO.com $365,500.
FSBO: 1452 Mountain View Rd., Sage Hills. 3,600 sq. ft. 4BDR, 3BA, great room, lower level entertainment room, shop/bonus room. 3 car garage. $370,000. (970) 243-7083.
Office/Business space for rent. Large windows, on Main Street Prime location. Call Jewell 878-3433.
FSBO Horse property, 22 acres, new 5 wire barb-les fence, 200 amp service, cistern, heated utility bldg, horse barn, corrals, shed, RV service, house ready. $89,500. Possible lease purchase. 4751 County Road 7. (580) 571-5967
2BDR, 1BA remodeled manufactured home. All new appliances and flooring. $650/month, water, sewer and trash included. Deposit and references required. Call (970) 220-2150.
2BDR, 1BA home for rent. Small pets welcome, NS. $575/month, 6 month lease, $400 damage deposit. Call (970) 948-5743.
3 BDR, 1.5 BA, nicely furnished townhouse. Washer & dryer included, NS, water, trash & sewer included. $775/mo. plus security deposit. 878-5858.
3BDR 1BA home, fenced yard, decent storage room, large kitchen, new furnace. $650 per month, references and security deposit required. Call (970) 220- 2150.
FOR RENT: Newly renovated- 4BDR, 1BA house. All appliances included. Water and sewer paid. NS, NP. $850.00 a month. Call (970) 878-3257.
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 1 BDR furnished apartment utilities included, quiet setting, no smoking, no pets. 878-4141 or 878-4198 leave message.
3BDR, 2BA, fenced yard, private location. References and security deposit required. $850/month. Call (970) 878-5828.
4BDR, 2BA newly remodeled house. $1,200/month. No pets, no smoking. Call (970) 396-1924.
Clean, comfortable 3 BDR, 2 BA home on Miller Creek Rd. Attached mudroom and 2 car garage. Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Large established lawn with mature trees. Enclosed barn storage. Call (970)879-1488.
2BDR, 1.5BA house, 2 car garage, stove and refrigerator included, no pets. First and last deposit. 835 9th Street $650/month. (559)875-7918 ask for Pete or Lisa.
2 BDR townhouse, all appliances including washer and dryer, covered patio. Landlord pays water and sewer. $550/month plus $650 damage deposit. (916) 873-3659 or (970) 878-5486.
CLEAN REMODELED 2BD apartments, utilities included, in-house laundry, storage units available, close to shopping and the downtown area & more. $575 per month. Western Exposures Realty LLC (970) 878-5877.
Furnished, 2BDR, 1 BA townhouse. $600 a month plus deposit, includes cable and internet. Call (970)878-5367 or (970)878-3736.
Large house with river frontage for rent. Close to town. Available January 2014. $1,900/month. References, deposit and minimum 1 year contract required. Call (970) 878-4138.
Furnished bachelor’s apartment. $395/month plus deposit. Call 878-5367 or 878-3736.
Clean, quiet, 2 BDR, 1 BA townhouse, $475 a month plus deposit. Call (970)878-5367 or (970)878-3736.
Clean 2BD/2BA Apartments. Furnished/Unfurnished-in unit WD, utilities included. Year lease $650, $1,500 damage deposit. Shorter term options available. Western Exposures Realty (970) 878-5877.
Exceptionally Clean, spacious, 2 BDR apt. Hot water heat, water, sewer, trash paid. Lease/Deposit required. NS, NP. (970)878-4592.
Storage Depot 10×25 unit. 878-4808.
12TH STREET APARTMENTS 2 BDR, 1 BA, heat, hot water, cable included. Call (970)261-1441 or (970)878-3739.
Halandras Building, 300 sq. ft. interior office, includes utilities. Off street parking, easy access. (970)629-9714.
Rocky Mountain Storage & Rentals 5×10, 10×10 storage units available in town. 878-0085 or 878-3700.
The former BLM Building west of Meeker is for rent. The building consists of approximately 10,000 square feet of office space. Interested parties may contact the Meeker Re-1 School District Superintendent at 878-9040 for more information.
Commercial office space available in Hugus Building, downtown Meeker. 878-4138.
RV spaces in Rangely available. Rent $350/month, utilities included. Now also leasing mobile home spaces! Contact Christy (970)589-9249.
SILVER SAGE RV PARK (970)675-2259 RV Spaces for rent. Manager: Heath GeBauer (970)675-2259 (970)846-4293 Fax: (970)675-5509
2009 Buick Lucerne CXL Sedan. This vehicle also comes with an extra set of studded snow tires. $11.000 (970)-623-2205
MOTOR: MOTORCADE: MISCELL
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.
FOR SALE: 2001 Arctic Cat Mountain Cat, 600cc fuel injected. Call (970) 878-4215.
FOR SALE: 2 place ATV trailer, drive on-drive off. Good tires, good lights. $700.00, call (970) 878-3640.
LEGAL NOTICES 1
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of Emily Homes, also known as Emily P. Holmes and Emily Pauline Holmes, one and the same person, Deceased, Case Number 2013 PR 000021 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 on or before March 14, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. Kari Lynnette Bowers Personal Representative PO Box 721 Meeker, CO 81641 Publish: November 14, 21, and 28, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT Notice is hereby given that on or about 7:10 P.M., December 10, 2013, final settlement will be made to Elam Construction Inc. for the Town of Meeker 2013 Street Paving Project, during the regular Board of Trustees meeting at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, Colorado. Any person, co-partnership, company, association of persons, or corporation who has an unpaid claim with the Company listed above, as their subcontractors, or for labor and materials, may file a verified statement, at any time, up to final settlement, of the amount due with the Town, pursuant to Section 38-26-107, C.R.S., as amended. Failure on the part of the Claimant to file such verified statement with the Town Board, prior to the final settlement on said contract, will relieve the Town of Meeker from any liability for such Claimant’s claim. More information is available at (970)878-4960 or at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO. 81641. Scott W. Meszaros Town Administrator Town of Meeker 345 Market Street Meeker, CO 81641 Published: November 21 and 28, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE OF BUDGET (pursuant to 29-1-106, C.R.S.) NOTICE is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation & Park District Board of Directors for the ensuing year of 2014; a copy of such proposed budget has been filed in the office of the District, where same is open for public inspection; such proposed budget will be considered at the regular meeting of the ERBM Recreation & Park District to be held at 101 Ute Road, Meeker, Colorado on December 10, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Any interested elector of the ERBM Recreation & Park District may inspect the proposed budget and file or register any objections thereto at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget. Publish: November 28 and December 5, 2013. Rio Blanco Herald Times
PUBLIC NOTICE: NOTICE OF PROPOSED BUDGET Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Supervisors of the Douglas Creek Conservation District for the ensuing year of 2014. That a copy of such proposed budget has been filed in the conservation office at 351 7th Street, Meeker, Colorado where same is open for public inspection. That such proposed budget will be considered for adoption at a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of said district at the Water Conservancy Building, Rangely, Colorado on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 6 p.m. Any interested elector within said Douglas Creek Conservation District may inspect the proposed budget at the conservation office or contact the District Manager at 970-878-5628 in Meeker, Colorado, and file or register any objection thereto at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget. DOUGLAS CREEK CONSERVATION DISTRICT By: Stacey Gould, District Manager Publish: November 21 and 27, 2012 Published in: Rio Blanco Herald Times
PUBLIC NOTICE: NOTICE OF PROPOSED BUDGET Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Supervisors of the White River Conservation District for the ensuing year of 2014. That a copy of such proposed budget has been filed in the conservation office at 351 7th Street, Meeker, Colorado where same is open for public inspection. That such proposed budget will be considered for adoption at a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of said district at the Halandras Building, Meeker, Colorado on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 1 p.m. Any interested elector within said White River Conservation District may inspect the proposed budget at the conservation office or contact the District Manager at 970-878-5628 in Meeker, Colorado, and file or register any objection thereto at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget. WHITE RIVER CONSERVATION DISTRICT By: Stacey Gould, District Manager Publish: November 21 and 28, 2012 Published in: Rio Blanco Herald Times
PUBLIC NOTICE The Meeker Planning Commission will be holding a Public Hearing on Monday, December 16th, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, Colorado, to consider a request by Landmark Consultants, Inc., on behalf of Pioneers Medical Center, for a procedural waiver to allow a Minor Subdivision for the property known as Meeker Terrace Subdivision Filing No.1, the Minor Subdivision (Final Plat) and subsequent Rezoning of subdivided parcels (lying in Tracts 70, 72A, 49A & 58, in Sections 13 & 24, T1N, R94W and Sections 18 &19, T1N, R93W of the 6th P.M). The applicant is also requesting the Special Review Use to conduct the operations of the future “Pioneers Medical Center” on Lot 2 of the proposed application. The Meeker Board of Trustees will be holding a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, Colorado, to consider the above request. A copy of the application is available for public review at Town Hall 345 Market Street during regular business hours or questions can be directed to 970-878-5344. Publish: November 28, 2013 and January 2, 2014 Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF RANGELY The Town of Rangely will hold a public hearing at 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in the Court Room of the Municipal Building at 209 East Main Street, Rangely, Colorado on the following: 2014 Budget Notice is hereby given that a draft budget for the Town of Rangely for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2014 has been submitted to the Town of Rangely, Board of Trustees, Rio Blanco County, Colorado and has been filed in the office of the Town Clerk, 209 E Main, Rangely, Colorado, where it is available for public inspections beginning October 8, 2013 during regular business hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. The Board of Trustees held a number of work sessions on the budget which was open to the public. The adoption of the budget will take place during a Public Hearing scheduled December 10, 2013. The public is invited to attend the public hearing. Any elector of the Town of Rangely has a right to file or register his protest with the Town of Rangely prior to the time of the adoption of budget by the Town of Rangely. All interested citizens and groups are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. By: Lisa Piering, Clerk/Treasurer Publish: November 28 and December 5, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Town of Rangely The Rangely Town Council will hold a public hearing at 7:15 p.m., Tuesday December 10, 2013 in the Court Room of the Rangely Municipal Building at 209 E. Main Street, Rangely, Colorado for the First Reading on the following: ORDINANCE NO. 683 (2013) AN ORDINANCE REPLACING SECTION 261 OF THE RANGELY MUNICIPAL CODE, ENTITLED “STANDARDS FOR FLOODPLAINS AND FLOODWAYS”, OF THE TOWN OFRANGELY, COLORADO. Ordinance 684 (2013) AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 13.04.130 (A) AND (B) AND 13.12.170 OF THE RANGELY MUNICIPAL CODE TO INCREASE THE WATER AND WASTEWATER RATES TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT REVENUES TO MAINTAIN THE BALANCE OF WATER AND WASTEWATER ENTERPRISE FUNDS. All interested citizens and groups are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing. BY: Lisa Piering Clerk/Treasurer Publish: November 28 and December 5, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
Notice to Creditors Estate of Phoebe Jane Walker Clugston also known as Jane Clugston, Jane Walker Clugston and Jane Walker Lee, Deceased, Case Number 2013 PR 30017 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 PO Box 1150, 555 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641, on or before March 31, 2014, or the claims may be forever barred. John Hary Clugston Personal Representative 4961 Mount Casas Drive San Diego, CA 92117 (858) 688-9393 F.J. Fennessy Attorney of Personal Representative PO Box 1518 Meeker, CO 81641 (970) 878-4783 Publish: November 28, December 5 and 12, 2013. Rio Blanco Herald Times
NOTICE OF A PROPOSED PROJECT OR ACTIVITY WARRANTING PUBLIC COMMENT Gulfport Energy Corporation proposes a project at an oil and natural gas exploration and production facility located at Section 4, Township 1 north, Range 94 west of Rio Blanco County. This project is subject to public notice because: permitted emissions exceed public notice threshold values in Regulation No. 3, Part B, Section III.C.1.a (25 tpy in a non-attainment area and/or 50 tpy in an attainment area), the source is requesting a federally enforceable limit on the potential to emit in order to avoid other requirements. The Division has made a preliminary determination of approval of the application. Comments concerning the ability of the proposed project or activity to comply with the applicable standards and regulations of the Commission are solicited from any interested person. The Division will receive and consider written public comments for thirty calendar days after the date of this Notice. Additional information regarding this action can be found at the Rio Blanco Clerk’s office and on the Division’s Website at: www.colorado.gov/cdphe/AirPublicNotices or by contacting Michael Cleary of the Division at 303-691-4088. Published: November 28, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
MEEKER SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1 Thursday – Saturday, December 5-8, 2013 CASB Annual Convention Broadmoor Hotel 1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Published: November 28, 2013 Rio Blanco Herald Times
TOWN OF DINOSAUR
ORDINANCE NO. 2013-03
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF DINOSAUR, COLORADO CONCERNING THE USE, POSSESSION, SALE AND TRANSFER OF MARIJUANA
WHEREAS, Amendment No. 64, codified as Section 16 of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution, was approved by the voting electorate in Colorado on November 6, 2012; and
WHEREAS, Amendment No. 64 permits adults over the age of twenty-one (21) years to use, possess, and cultivate limited amounts of marijuana pursuant to the restrictions contained therein; and
WHEREAS, the Colorado General Assembly recently amended the Colorado Criminal Code contained in Title 18, C.R.S. in order to conform with the provisions of Amendment No. 64; and
WHEREAS, a majority of the town’s electors voting at the November 5, 2013 Coordinated Election voted not to permit the establishment and operation of retail marijuana businesses in the Town; and
WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Dinosaur also finds and determines that it is necessary to adopt this Ordinance in order to conform the Town’s criminal ordinances with the requirements of Amendment No. 64.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF DINOSAUR, COLORADO:
Section 1. Possession or Use of Marijuana by an Underage Person – Prohibited.
(a) As used in this Section:
(1) “First Offense” means that the subject person has not had a previous conviction, adjudication, deferred prosecution, or deferred judgment for a violation of this Section or comparable law in another jurisdiction.
(2) “Marijuana” shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 16(2)(f) of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution.
(3) “Open and public” has the same meaning as set forth in Section 10-243.
(4) “Second or subsequent offense” means any offense after the person is convicted of a first offense.
(b) (1) (i) Except as described by Section 18-1-711, C.R.S. and subsections (c) and (d) of this Section, a person under twenty-one (21) years of age who possesses, uses, or openly and publicly displays marijuana anywhere within the Town of Dinosaur for a first offense shall be subject to a fine up to three hundred dollars ($300.00) and any treatment program or other conditions ordered by the Municipal Court.
(ii) If the defendant fails to comply with any Court-ordered treatment program or other Court-ordered conditions, the Municipal Court may commence contempt of court proceedings against the defendant.
(2) Except as described by Section 18-1-711, C.R.S. and subsections (c) and (d) of this Section, a person under twenty-one (21) years of age who possesses, uses, or openly and publicly displays marijuana anywhere within the Town of Dinosaur commits for a second offense or subsequent offense a municipal offense punishable by up to a three hundred dollars ($300.00) fine, up to ninety (90) days incarceration or by both such fine and jail sentence.
(c) The possession or use of marijuana shall not constitute a violation of this Section if such possession or use:
(1)Takes place for religious purposes protected by the 1st Amendment to the United States Constitution; or
(2)Is lawful under Article 43.3 of Title 12, C.R.S.
(d) An underage person shall be immune from criminal prosecution under this Section if he or she establishes the following:
(1)The underage person, or another underage person with the underage person, called 911 and reported in good faith that another underage person was in need of medical assistance due to marijuana consumption;
(2)The underage person who called 911 provided his or her name to the 911 operator;
(3)The underage person was the first person to make the 911 report; and
(4)The underage person remained on the scene with the underage person in need of medical assistance until assistance arrived and cooperated with medical technicians or law enforcement personnel on the scene.
(e) Prima facie evidence of a violation of subsection (b) of this Section shall consist of:
(1) Evidence that the defendant was under twenty-one (21) years of age and possessed or used marijuana anywhere within the Town of Dinosaur; or
(2) Evidence that the defendant was under twenty-one (21) years of age and manifested any of the characteristics commonly associated with marijuana intoxication or impairment when present anywhere within the Town of Dinosaur.
(f) During any trial for a violation of subsection (a) of this Section, any container with labeling indicating the contents of the container is admissible into evidence, and the information contained on the label on the container is admissible into evidence and is not hearsay. A jury or a judge, whichever is appropriate, may consider the information upon the label in determining whether the contents of the container were composed in whole or in part of marijuana.
(g) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to limit or preclude prosecution for any offense pursuant to Article 43.3 or 43.4 of Title 12, C.R.S., except as provided in such Article.
(h) Upon the expiration of one (1) year from the date of a conviction, dismissal, completion of a deferred judgment, or conclusion of a deferred prosecution for a violation of subsection (b) of this Section, the defendant may petition the Municipal Court for an order sealing the record of such court action. The Court shall grant such petition if the petitioner has not been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of any felony, misdemeanor, petty offense, or municipal offense during the period of one (1) year described above.
(i) The qualitative result of a drug test or tests performed by or on behalf of a law enforcement agency with relevant jurisdiction shall be admissible at the trial of any person charged with a violation of subsection (b) of this Section upon a showing that the device or devices used to conduct such test or tests have been approved as accurate in detecting drugs by the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
(j) In any judicial proceeding concerning a charge under subsection (b) of this Section, the Court shall take judicial notice of methods of testing a person’s blood or urine for the presence of marijuana and of the design and operation of devices certified by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment for testing a person’s blood or urine for the presence of marijuana. This subsection does not prevent the necessity of establishing during a trial that the testing devices were working properly and that such testing devices were properly operated. Nothing in this subsection precludes a defendant from offering evidence concerning the accuracy of testing devices.
Section 2. Possession of More than One (1) Ounce of Marijuana by a Person Twenty-one (21) Years of Age and Over-Prohibited.
(a) It is unlawful for any person twenty-one (21) years of age and over to knowingly possess more than one (1) ounce of marijuana as defined in Section 16(2)(f) of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution. A person who possesses not more than two (2) ounces of marijuana commits a non-criminal municipal offense and shall be punished by a fine of up to three hundred dollars ($300.00). A person who possesses more than two (2) ounces of marijuana but not more than six (6) ounces of marijuana commits a municipal offense punishable by up to a three hundred dollars ($300.00) fine, up to ninety (90) days incarceration, or by both such fine and jail sentence.
(b) During any trial for a violation of subsection (a) of this Section, any container with labeling indicating the contents of the container is admissible into evidence, and the information contained on the label on the container is admissible into evidence and is not hearsay. A jury or a judge, whichever is appropriate, may consider the information upon the label in determining whether the contents of the container were composed in whole or in part of marijuana.
(c) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to limit or preclude prosecution for any offense pursuant to Article 43.3 or 43.4 of Title 12, C.R.S., except as provided in such Articles.
(d) The qualitative result of a drug test or tests performed by or on behalf of a law enforcement agency with relevant jurisdiction shall be admissible at the trial of any person charged with a violation of subsection (a) of this Section upon a showing that the device or devices used to conduct such test or tests have been approved as accurate in detecting drugs by the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Section 3. Open and Public Use of Marijuana-Prohibited.
(a) Except as described in Section 18-1-711, C.R.S., a person who openly and publicly displays, consumes, or uses two (2) ounces or less of marijuana, as defined in Section 16 (2)(f) of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution, commits a non-criminal municipal offense and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of up to three hundred dollars ($300.00) and up to twenty-four (24) hours of useful public service. The open and public display, consumption, or use of more than two (2) ounces of marijuana or any amount of marijuana concentrate shall be deemed possession thereof and a violation shall be punished as provided for in the Colorado Revised Statutes.
(b) As used in this Section, “open and public” means a place open to the general public which includes a place to which the public or a substantial number of the public has access without restriction including but not limited to streets, highways, public sidewalks, transportation facilities including rest areas, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds, Town owned open space, common open space owned by owners’ associations, common areas of public buildings and facilities that are generally open or accessible to members of the public without restriction, parking lots and areas, and shopping centers or shopping areas.
(c) As used in this Section, “openly” means not protected from unaided observation lawfully made from outside the perimeter of the subject building or property not involving physical intrusion.
(d) As used in this Section, “publicly” means an area that is open to general access with some restrictions and includes marijuana social clubs.
Section 4. Transfer of Marijuana Prohibited.
Any person who knowingly transfers or dispenses more than one (1) ounce, but not more than two (2) ounces of marijuana, as defined in Section 16(2)(f) of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution, from one person to another for no consideration commits a municipal offense and shall not be deemed dispensing or the sale thereof which shall be punishable by a fine up to three hundred dollars ($300.00) and incarceration of up to fifteen (15) days, or by both said fine and jail sentence.
Section 5. Consumption of Marijuana and Open Marijuana Containers in Motor Vehicles Prohibited
(a) As used in this Section, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) “Marijuana” shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 16(2)(f) of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution.
(2) “Motor vehicle” means a vehicle driven or drawn by mechanical power and manufactured primarily for use on public streets and highways but does not include a vehicle operated exclusively on rails.
(3) “Open marijuana container” means a receptacle or marijuana accessory that contains any amount of marijuana and:
(i) that is open or has a broken seal;
(ii) the contents of which are partially removed; or
(iii) there is evidence that marijuana has been consumed within the motor vehicle.
(4) “Passenger area” means the area designed to seat the driver and passengers including seating behind the driver, while a motor vehicle is in operation and any area that is readily accessible to the driver or a passenger while in his or her seating position, including but not limited to the glove compartment.
(b) (1) Except as otherwise permitted in subsection (2) of this subsection (b), a person while in the passenger area of a motor vehicle that is on a public street, highway or the right-of-way of a public street or highway within the Town of Dinosaur shall not knowingly:
(a) Use or consume marijuana; or
(b) Have in his or her possession an open marijuana container.
(2) The provisions of this subsection (b) shall not apply to:
(a) Passengers, other than the driver or a front seat passenger, located in the passenger area of a motor vehicle designed, maintained, or used primarily for the transportation of persons for compensation;
(b) The possession by a passenger, other than the driver or a front seat passenger, of an open marijuana container in the living quarters of a house coach, house trailer, camper, motor home, as defined in Section 42-1-102(57), C.R.S., or trailer coach, as defined in Section 42-1-102(106)(a), C.R.S.;
(c) Possession of an open marijuana container in the area behind the last upright seat of a motor vehicle that is not equipped with a trunk; or
(d) The possession of an open marijuana container in an area not normally occupied by the driver or a passenger in a motor vehicle that is not equipped with a trunk.
(3) Any person who violates the provisions of this subsection (b) commits a non-criminal municipal offense and shall be punished by a fine of three hundred dollars ($300.00).
Section 6. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Prohibited
(a) “Drug paraphernalia” means all equipment, products, and materials of any kind which are used, intended for use, or designed for use in planting, propagation, cultivating, growing, harvesting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, preparing, testing, analyzing, packaging, repackaging, storing, containing, concealing, injection, ingestion, inhaling, or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance in violation of the laws of this State. “Drug paraphernalia” includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Testing equipment used, intended for use, or designed for use in identifying or in analyzing the strength, effectiveness, or purity of controlled substances under circumstances in violation of the laws of this State;
(2) Scales and balances used, intended for use, or designed for use in weighing or measuring controlled substances;
(3) Separation gins and sifters used, intended for use, or designed for use in removing twigs and seeds from or in otherwise cleaning or refining marijuana;
(4) Blenders, bowls, containers, spoons, and mixing devices used, intended for use, or designed for use in compounding controlled substances;
(5) Capsules, balloons, envelopes, and other containers used, intended for use, or designed for use in packaging small quantities of controlled substances;
(6) Containers and other objects used, intended for use, or designed for use in storing or concealing controlled substances; or
(7) Objects used, intended for use, or designed for use in ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing marijuana, cocaine, hashish, or hashish oil into the human body, such as:
(i) Metal, wooden, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic, or ceramic pipes with or without screen, permanent screens, hashish heads, or punctured metal bowls;
(ii) Water pipes;
(iii) Carburetor tubes and devices;
(iv) Smoking and carburetor masks;
(v) Roach clips, meaning objects used to hold burning material, such as a marijuana cigarette that has become too small or too short to be held in the hand;
(vi) Miniature cocaine spoons and cocaine vials;
(vii) Chamber pipes;
(viii) Carburetor pipes;
(ix) Electric pipes;
(x) Air-driven pipes;
(xii) Bongs; or
(xiii) Ice pipes or chillers.
(b) Drug paraphernalia does not include any marijuana accessories as defined in Section 16(2)(g) of Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution if possessed or used by a person age twenty-one (21) years or older.
(c) In determining whether an object is drug paraphernalia, the Court, in its discretion, may consider in addition to all other relevant factors, the following:
(1) Statements by an owner or by anyone in control of the object concerning its use;
(2) The proximity of the object to controlled substances;
(3) The existence of any residue of controlled substances;
(4) Direct or circumstantial evidence of the knowledge of an owner, or of anyone in control of the object, or evidence that such person reasonably should know, that it will be delivered to persons who he knows or reasonably should know, could use the object to facilitate a violation of this Section or other applicable law;
(5) Instructions, oral or written, provided with the object concerning its use;
(6) Descriptive materials accompanying the object which explain or depict its use;
(7) National or local advertising concerning its use;
(8) The manner in which the object is displayed for sale;
(9) Whether the owner, or anyone in control of the object, is a supplier of like or related items to the community for legal purposes, such as an authorized distributor or dealer of tobacco products;
(10) The existence and scope of legal uses for the object in the community;
(11) Expert testimony concerning its use.
(d) (1) Except as described in Section 18-1-711 C.R.S., a person commits the offense of possession of drug paraphernalia if he or she possesses drug paraphernalia and knows or reasonably should know that the drug paraphernalia could be used under circumstances in violation of the laws of this State or the Town of Dinosaur
(2) Any person who commits possession of drug paraphernalia commits a non-criminal municipal offense and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars ($300.00).
Section 7. Marijuana Clubs-Prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly own, operated or maintain a marijuana club within the Town of Dinosaur. Any person who violates this Section commits a municipal offense and shall be punished by a fine of up to three-hundred dollars ($300.00) or imprisonment up to ninety (90) days or both said fine and imprisonment. Each and every day of violation of provisions of this Section is committed, exists or continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.
Section 8. Marijuana Businesses-Prohibited.
It shall be unlawful for any person to own, operate or maintain a retail marijuana store, a retail marijuana cultivation facility, a retail marijuana products manufacturing facility or a retail marijuana testing facility, as said terms are defined in the Colorado Retail Marijuana Code, Sections 12-43.4-101 et. seq., C.R.S. Any person who violates this Section commits a municipal offense and shall be punished by a fine of up to three-hundred dollars ($300.00), incarceration of up to ninety (90) days or by both said fine and imprisonment. Each and every day of violation of provisions of this Section is committed, exists or continues shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense.
Section 9. Repeal.
Ordinance No. 13-02, Series of 2013, an Ordinance of the Town of Dinosaur, Colorado establishing a temporary moratorium on the operation of marijuana cultivation facilities, marijuana product manufacturing facilities, marijuana testing facilities, retail marijuana stores, and marijuana clubs is hereby repealed.
Section 10. Severability.
If any part, section, subsection, clause, phrase or other portion of this ordinance is invalidated for any reason, by a court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance. The Town Council specifically finds and declares that it would have passed this Ordinance, and each part thereof, regardless of the fact that one or more parts could be declared invalid.
INTRODUCED, READ, PASSED, ADOPTED AND ORDERED PUBLISHED at a special meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Dinosaur, Colorado, held on November 19, 2013.
TOWN OF DINOSAUR, COLORADO
Richard A. Blakley Mayor Pro Tem
Tamara Long, Town Clerk
Trustee Cortez introduced, read and moved the adoption of the ordinance titled
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF DINOSAUR, COLORADO CONCERNING THE USE, POSSESSION, SALE AND TRANSFER OF MARIJUANA
and upon adoption that it be published pursuant to law and recorded in the Book of Ordinances.
Trustee Wilczek seconded the motion. On roll call, the following Trustees voted “Aye”:
Trustees voted “Nay”:
Published: November 28, 2013
Rio Blanco Herald Times
WHITE RIVER ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
PO BOX 958 MEEKER, CO 81641
NOTICE OF AN INCREASE IN THE RATES OF WHITE RIVER ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
Please accept this as notice of the White River Electric Association Inc., 2014 Rate Schedule. Due to a Tri-State G&T wholesale power increase specific rate classes will see an average 1.43% rate increase beginning January 1, 2014 as noted below. This wholesale pass through rate increase will not impact all of WREA rate classes. The Residential, Small Commercial, Large Commercial, Irrigation, and Yard Lighting rate classes will not be assessed a rate increase in 2014. Please review the following information for details about the price per kWh for each rate class.
THESE CHANGES IN RATES ARE REFLECTED BELOW
General/Residential Service, Schedule R, General/Residential Service
Existing, Effective 1/1/14
Price per KWH $.11891, NO CHANGE, Price per KWH $.11891
Small Commercial, Schedule SC, Small Commercial
Existing, Effective 1/1/14
Price per KWH $.11344, NO CHANGE, Price per KWH $.11344
Large Commercial, Schedule LC, Large Commercial
Existing, Effective 1/1/14
Price per KWH $.12061, NO CHANGE, Price per KWH $.12061
Large Power-Secondary, LP-S, Large Power-Secondary
Existing, Effective 1/1/14
Price per KWH $.10412, Price per KWH $.10529
Large Power-Primary, LP-P, Large Power-Primary
Existing, Effective 1/1/14
Price per KWH $.05586, Price per KWH $.05703
Price per KW $28.58, Price per KW $28.58
Large Power-Transmission, LP-Trans, Large Power-Transmission
Existing, 5-10 MW, Effective 1/1/14
Service Charge $1,500.00, Service Charge $1,500.00
Price per KWH $.05152, Price per KWH $.05269
Price per KW $20.00, Price per KW $20.00
Large Power-Transmission, LP-T-L5, Large Power-Transmission
Existing, 10-30 MW, Effective 1/1/14
Service Charge $2,500.00, Service Charge $2,500.00
Price per KWH $.04580, Price per KWH $.04697
Price per KW $20.00, Price per KW $20.00
Large Power-Transmission, LP-T-Ind. Power L-6, Large Power-Transmission
Industrial Power-Existing, >30 MW, Ind. Power-Effective 1/1/14
Service Charge $3,500.00, Service Charge $3,500.00
Price per KWH $.04116, Price per KWH $.04233
Price per KW $22.57, Price per KW $22.57
Yard Lighting, YL, Yard Lighting
Existing, Effective 1/1/14
175w Mercury Vapor $11.32, 175w Mercury Vapor $11.32
100w HPS $11.32, 100w HPS $11.32
400w Mercury Vapor $25.08, 400w Mercury Vapor $25.08
250w HPS $25.08, NO CHANGE, 250w HPS $25.08
The service charge rate will remain unchanged.
Schedules showing the present and proposed rates for all consumers are available for examination and explanation at the office of White River Electric Association, in Meeker, Colorado.
Anyone having a complaint over the service or rates should communicate with the General Manager or the staff of WREA. Under Colorado law, White River Electric Association has adopted a complaint procedure for members and consumers.
White River Electric’s Board and management will continue to work to provide its member consumers with safe, reliable and responsible electric energy at the most reasonable cost possible while remaining committed to customer and community service.
White River Electric Association, Inc.
/s/ Alan J. Michalewicz
Publish: November 28 and December 5, 2013
Rio Blanco Herald Times
COMBINED NOTICE – MAILING CRS 38-38-103 FORECLOSURE SALE NO. 13-17 To Whom It May Concern: This Notice is given with regard to the following described Deed of Trust: On September 5, 2013, the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in the County of Rio Blanco records. Original Grantor(s) Angelia L Coulson Original Beneficiary(ies) Mortgage Electronic Registration Sytems, Inc. acting solely as nominee for IndyMac Federal Bank, FSB Current Holder of Evidence of Debt Wells Fargo Bank, NA Date of Deed of Trust July 31, 2008 County of Recording Rio Blanco Recording Date of Deed of Trust August 01, 2008 Recording Information (Reception Number) 293124 Original Principal Amount $97,470.00 Outstanding Principal Balance $91,685.74 Pursuant to CRS 38-38-101(4)(i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the evidence of debt secured by the deed of trust and other violations thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property to be foreclosed is: LOTS 26 AND 27, BLOCK 5 OF COLTHARP’S ADDITION TO COLTHARP’S SUBDIVISION, COUNTY OF RIO BLANCO, STATE OF COLORADO Also known by street and number as: 703 E Rangely Avenue, Rangely, CO 81648. THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED HEREIN IS ALL OF THE PROPERTY CURRENTLY ENCUMBERED BY THE LIEN OF THE DEED OF TRUST. NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, described herein, has filed Notice of Election and Demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that I will at public auction, at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, 01/08/2014, at Office of the Public Trustee, Rio Blanco County Courthouse, 555 Main Street, Meeker CO 81641, sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of the said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will issue to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication 11/14/2013 Last Publication 12/12/2013 Name of Publication Rio Blanco Herald Times NOTICE OF RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN THE REAL PROPERTY BEING FORECLOSED, OR HAVE CERTAIN RIGHTS OR SUFFER CERTAIN LIABILITIES PURSUANT TO COLORADO STATUTES AS A RESULT OF SAID FORECLOSURE. YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO REDEEM SAID REAL PROPERTY AND/OR YOU MAY HAVE THE RIGHT TO CURE A DEFAULT UNDERTHE DEED OF TRUST BEING FORECLOSED. A COPY OF CERTAIN SAID STATUTES, AS SUCH STATUTES ARE PRESENTLY CONSTITUTED, WHICH MAY AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS SHALL BE SENT WITH ALL MAILED COPIES OF THIS NOTICE. HOWEVER, YOUR RIGHTS MAY BE DETERMINED BY PREVIOUS STATUTES. A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 38-38-104 SHALL BE FILED WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE AT LEAST FIFTEEN (15) CALENDAR DAYS PRIOR TO THE FIRST SCHEDULED SALE DATE OR ANY DATE TO WHICH THE SALE IS CONTINUED; IF THE SALE DATE IS CONTINUED TO A LATER DATE, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A NOTICE OF INTENT TO CURE BY THOSE PARTIES ENTITLED TO CURE MAY ALSO BE EXTENDED; A NOTICE OF INTENT TO REDEEM FILED PURSUANT TO SECTION 38-38-302 SHALL BE FILED WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE NO MORE THAN EIGHT (8) BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE SALE; DATE: 09/06/2013 Karen Arnold, Public Trustee in and for the County of Rio Blanco, State of Colorado By: Karen Arnold, Public Trustee The name, address, business telephone number and bar registration number of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: Robert J. Aronowitz, Esq. #5673 Monica Kadrmas #34904 Randall M. Chin, Esq. #31149 Stacey L. Aronowitz, Esq. #36290 Andrea Rickles-Jordan #39005 Susan J. Hendrick #33196 Joel T. Mecklenberg, Esq. #36291 Joan Olson, Esq. #28078 Lisa Cancanon Esq. #42043 Aronowitz & Mecklenburg, L.L.P. 1199 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204 (303) 813-1177 The Attorney above is acting as a debt collector and is attempting to collect a debt. Any information provided may be used for that purpose. Attorney File # 9105.06137 (c)Public Trustees’ Association of Colorado Revised 9/2012