Public Notices: February 6, 2020

A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Western Rio Blanco Metro Recreation and Park District of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 5th day of May, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 3 directors will be elected to serve 3-year terms and 1 director will be elected to serve 2-year* terms. Eligible electors of the Western Rio Blanco Metro Recreation and Park District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO): Linda Gordon
Western Rio Blanco Recreation and Park District
611 S. Stanolind Avenue
Rangely, CO 81648
The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 3:00pm (not less than 67 days before the election).
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 2, 2020 at 3:00pm (the sixty-fourth day before the election).
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 Tuesday preceding the election, April 28, 2020.
Western Rio Blanco Metro Recreation and Park District
§Linda Gordon
Designated Election Official
Published: January 30 and February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Meeker Sanitation District of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 5th day of May, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 3 directors will be elected to serve 3-year terms and 2 director will be elected to serve 2-year terms. Eligible electors of the Meeker Sanitation District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO):
Gail Frantz
265 8th Street
Meeker, Colorado 81641
970-878-5192
The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday – Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Tuesday, February 28, 2020 (not less than 67 days before the election).
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 2, 2020 (the sixty-fourth day before the election).
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 Tuesday preceding the election, April 28, 2020.
§Gail Frantz
Designated Election Official
Published: January 30, February 6 and 13, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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land leasing opportunity
Colowyo Coal Company is seeking a motivated person or persons to lease sheep grazing ranch property, in Rio Blanco and Moffat County. This lease will be for approximately 35,000 acres of deeded and leased land*. These properties are located approximately thirty (30) miles south of Craig, Colorado.
The successful person(s) will be safety conscience, be self-motivated, work with integrity and demonstrate excellent communication skills while managing all activities required by the lease and consistent with good agricultural practices. This will be a maximum of a five (5) year lease and will begin May 1st, 2020.
Must be at least 18 years or older, with a valid driver’s license, and be able to successfully meet all of the safety, lease commitments, as well insurance and financial requirements of this lease.
All interested parties must contact Colowyo by email to cduran@tristategt.org by February 19th, 2020, the email must include full name, address and business address, if applicable.
A mandatory information meeting will be held February 26th, 2020 at the Quality Inn located at 300 South Highway 13 in Craig, Colorado. At this meeting, interested parties will be provided an informational packet on the lease and properties.
*Final acreage will be determined prior to initiating final lease agreement.
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A CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District of Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 5th day of May, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 3 directors will be elected to serve 3 year terms and 1 director will be elected to serve 2 year term. Eligible electors of the Rangely Rural Fire Protection District interested in serving on the board of directors may obtain a Self-Nomination and Acceptance form from the District Designated Election Official (DEO):
Linda C. Gordon
215 Hillcrest Avenue
Rangely, CO 81648
970-629-1116
The Office of the DEO is open on the following days: Monday – Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The deadline to submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance is close of business on Friday, February 28, 2020.
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 close of business. on Friday February 28, 2020. Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit curing an insufficient form. 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 2, 2020 (the sixty-fourth day before the election).
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, an application for a absentee ballot shall be filed with the designated election official no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
Rangely Rural Fire Protection District
Linda C. Gordon /Designated Election Official
Published: January 30, February 6 and 13, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN OF RANGELY
CITY BEER AND WINE LICENSE
BY THE LICENSING AUTHORITY
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held to consider the application filed on January 30, 2020 by California Wok, LLC, located at 321 E Main, Unit 5 &6, Rangely, CO 81648 for a liquor license in Va A Sy name. The hearing will be held in the Court room of the Municipal building at 209 East Main, Rangely, CO 81648, on March 10, 2020 at 7:10 p.m. Remonstrances may be filed with the Rangely Liquor Licensing Authority, Attn; Janet, at 209 East Main, Rangely, CO 81648.
All interested citizens and groups are invited to attend and participate in the public hearing.
By: /s/Marybel Cox
Marybel Cox Clerk/Treasurer
Published: February 6, 13 and 20, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
EASTERN RIO BLANCO METROPOLITAN RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and particularly, to the eligible electors of the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District (“District”), Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a polling place election will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. At that time, 2 eligible electors will be elected to serve a three-year term each on the District’s Board of Directors.
In order to be a candidate for one of the Director positions, a qualified individual must submit a Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form. Self-Nomination and Acceptance Forms are available from Cathy Kiser, the Designated Election Official of the District (“DEO”). The DEO’s contact information is:
Cathy Kiser
Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation & Park District
101 Ute Road, Meeker, CO 81641
Ph: (970) 878-7417
cathy@ERBMrec.com
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form must be returned to the DEO by close of business on Friday, February 28, 2020. A Self-Nomination and Acceptance Form that is not sufficient may be amended once at any time before close of business on Friday, February 28, 2020. Earlier submittal is encouraged as the deadline will not permit correcting a form that is deemed insufficient after the deadline.
An Affidavit Of Intent To Be A Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the DEO by the close of business on Monday, March 2, 2020.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that applications for an absentee ballot may be filed with the DEO no later than the close of business on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Further information regarding applications for absentee ballots also may be obtained from the DEO.
EASTERN RIO BLANCO METROPOLITAN RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT
Cathy Kiser, Designated Election Official
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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2020 RIO BLANCO COUNTY
ROAD 8 SURFACE TREATMENT PROJECT
REQUEST FOR BID
PROJECT NAME, LOCATION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
2020 Rio Blanco County Road 8 Surface Treatment Project. Rio Blanco County is seeking a qualified contractor to perform surface improvements to Rio Blanco County Road 8 in the Meeker area. Improvements include a 1” leveling course and 2” overlay.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
Contract Documents shall be available on-line at www.govbids.com/scripts/co1/public/home1.asp, or on Rio Blanco County’s website at www.rbc.us on the Bid Postings page, or at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept. 570 2nd Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 on February 6, 2020.
VENDOR QUALIFICATIONS
Vendors must be listed on the most current CDOT Pre-qualified Contractor Listing.
WORK SCHEDULE
The Project shall start on or after May 26, 2020 and be completed by June 19, 2020.
PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT AND QUESTIONS
Van Pilaud, County Engineer, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396, van.pilaud@rbc.us. All Bidders are advised to examine the site and become familiar with all conditions. Any questions regarding this Project are to be directed in writing to Van Pilaud at 570 – 2nd Street, Meeker, CO 81641 before Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the above address, email or fax number.
MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING
Bidders must attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting:
March 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker, CO.
BID SUBMITTALS
Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “2020 CR 8 SURFACE TREATMENT PROJECT” written on the sealed envelope. All required documents shall be included with the bid or it shall be rejected.
Each bid must include a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, made payable to Rio Blanco County, or by a bid bond in like amount executed by a surety company.
Mailed bids are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on Monday, March 9, 2020. Do not depend on overnight delivery.
Hand delivered bids will be accepted from 8:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. on March 10, 2020.
Mailing: RBC Commissioners, Attn: Vicky Edwards, P.O. Box 599, Meeker, CO 81641
Hand-delivery address: RBC Commissioners, 555 Main St. 3rd Floor Meeker, CO 81641
BID OPENING
Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on March 10, 2020 at the Rio Blanco County Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 555 Main St. 3rd Floor, Meeker, CO. Bids submitted after 10:45 A.M. shall be returned unopened. Bids submitted and opened shall not be withdrawn for 30 days thereafter.
BID PREFERENCE
C.R.S. 8-19-101, et.seq, shall be observed on all construction contracts on public projects. The law states that when a construction contract for a public project is to be awarded to a bidder, a resident bidder shall be allowed preference against a nonresident bidder from another state equal to the preference given or required by the state in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.
BID AWARD
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. Discrepancies between words and figures will be resolved in favor of words. Discrepancies between the indicated sum of any column of figures and the correct sum thereof will be resolved in favor of the correct sum. Rio Blanco County reserves the right to negotiate a contract with the selected bidder.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY
Dated: February 3, 2020
By: Jeff Rector, Chairman
Published: February 6 and February 13, 2020
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INVITATION FOR BIDS
Water Street: Water Line Replacement
CLOSING BID DATE – March 3, 2020
TOWN OF MEEKER
345 Market Street
Meeker, CO 81641
You are hereby invited to bid for the construction of the Water Street, Water Line Replacement Project for the Town of Meeker. This project includes the construction of approximately 3,650 linear feet of water line and the installation of appurtenant fittings and services. The project site is located on Water Street from Tenth Street to Third Street and it includes portions of Eighth Street and Seventh Street to the south of Water Street. The Project Owner is the Town of Meeker. The Project Engineer is Chris Hale, P.E. of Mountain Cross Engineering, Inc. in Glenwood Springs.
A complete set of plans, specifications, and contract documents may be obtained after February 10th, 2020 from the offices of Mountain Cross Engineering, Inc. (970-945-5544) or at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020, at 10:30 a.m.
Bid Proposals shall be mailed or delivered to Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO 81641 by 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 at which time bids will be opened and read aloud. The Town Board of Trustees will award the bid on Tuesday March 17th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 345 Market Street in Meeker. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond or a check in the amount of 10% of the bid made payable to The Town of Meeker as bid security, along with 3 references for similar work. Performance and Payment Bonds are required. The successful bidder must maintain workers compensation and general liability insurance in the amount of no less than $1,000,000 during the project.
The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids; to change, add, or amend the specifications; to waive any informalities; and the right to disregard all non-conforming or conditional bids or counter proposals. Each proposal shall be reviewed and considered consistent with the provisions of the Town of Meeker Purchasing Policy. All Bid Proposals and Bid Security shall be sealed in an envelope with “Water Street – Water Line Replacement” written on the front.
Contact Russ Overton with the Town of Meeker 970-878-5530 or 970-878-5344 for additional information or with any questions regarding this project.
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF THE TOWN OF MEEKER
Lisa Cook, Town Administrator
Published: February 6 and 13, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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Notice of Special Meeting
for the White River Conservation Distirct
Location: Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St., #3300, Meeker, CO 81641
Date: February 22, 2020
Time: 11:00am
The White River Conservation District is putting forth amendments to their bylaws. To provide transparency to our landowners, and per CRS 35-70-109 (3), the full proposed amended bylaws are available for review at the White River Conservation District office (351 7th St, Meeker, CO 81641) during office hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, the White River and Douglas Creek Conservation Districts website (www.whiterivercd.com) and the Meeker Public Library (490 Main St #3330, Meeker, CO 81641).
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID
2019 or 2020 Polaris Ranger or Can Am
Defender UTV Bid
Notice is hereby given that bid proposals, for a new 2019 or 2020 Full Size UTV Polaris Ranger or Can Am Defender with a 50 hp engine minimum and a 2-inch receiver hitch, will be accepted at Town Hall, 345 Market Street, Meeker, CO until Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 3:30 P.M. The bid proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Town Board meeting at 7:00 P.M. on February 18, 2020 and awarded at the March 3, 2020 Board Meeting to be held at 7:00 P.M. at Town Hall, 345 Market Street in Meeker.
The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids; to change, add, or amend the specifications; to waive any informalities; and the right to disregard all nonconforming or conditional bids or counter proposals. Each proposal shall be reviewed and considered consistent with the provisions of the Town of Meeker Purchasing Policy.
The bid proposal must be placed in an envelope, securely sealed and labeled “Meeker 2020 UTV bid” and be received no later than Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 3:30 P.M. Contact Russell Overton, Public Works Superintendent at 970-942-7555 or Lisa Cook, Town Administrator, 970-878-4962 for additional information.
Published: January 30 and February 6 and 13, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Bureau of Land Management
[LLCON05000.L71220000.EU0000.LVTFC1802900.18X; COC-78815]
Notice of Realty Action: Segregation of Public Land for Proposed Sale in Rio Blanco and Garfield Counties, Colorado
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
ACTION: Notice of realty action.
SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing to segregate six parcels of public land, totaling 400 acres, from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws. During the segregation period, the BLM will evaluate the parcels to determine if they are suitable to offer for sale.
DATES: The segregation will terminate upon issuance of a patent, publication of the segregation’s termination in the Federal Register, or on January 21, 2022, unless extended by the BLM Colorado State Director
Submit comments concerning the segregation and any part of this notice, by March 6, 2020. The BLM will only accept written comments.
ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to BLM White River Field Office, Field Manager, 220 East Market Street, Meeker, CO 81641. Written comments may also be submitted via email to blm_co_wrfo_sale@blm.gov.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Sauls, Planning and Environmental Coordinator, BLM White River Field Office, phone: 970-878-3855, email: hsauls@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The White River Lodge nominated the parcels for the sale. Two of the parcels, which are completely surrounded by private land owned by White River Lodge, would be offered through a direct sale to the lodge. The remaining four parcels would be offered through a modified competitive sale in which bidders are limited to adjacent landowners with legal access, which includes the White River Lodge.
The following described public lands in Rio Blanco and Garfield Counties are segregated immediately upon publication of this notice:
Parcel 1
Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado
T. 2 N., R. 94 W.,
sec. 29, NE1/4NE1/4.
The area described contains 40 acres.
Parcel 2
Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado
T. 3 S., R. 94 W.,
sec. 22, SE1/4NE1/4;
sec. 23, S1/2NW1/4 and NE1/4SW1/4.
The areas described aggregate 160 acres.
Parcel A
Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado
T. 2 N., R. 94 W.,
sec. 20, NW1/4NE1/4 and NE1/4NW1/4.
The area described contains 80 acres.
Parcel B
Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado
T. 2 N., R. 94 W.,
sec. 16, SW1/4SE1/4.
The area described contains 40 acres.
Parcel C
Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado
T. 2 N., R. 94 W.,
sec. 15, NE1/4SW1/4.
The area described contains 40 acres.
Parcel D
Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado
T. 3 S., R. 94 W.,
sec. 15, SW1/4SE1/4.
The area described contains 40 acres.
The BLM is no longer accepting land-use applications affecting the subject public lands, except applications to amend previously filed right-of-way applications or existing authorizations to increase grant terms in accordance with 43 CFR 2807.15 and 43 CFR 2886.15.
During the segregation period, the BLM will evaluate the parcels for suitability to offer for sale. If BLM finds that the lands are suitable for sale, they will publish another Notice of Realty Action in the Federal Register announcing its decision to offer the land for sale
This Notice also initiates an official two-year notification to grazing use authorization holders that the BLM is considering disposing of the subject lands and that such authorizations may be cancelled in accordance with 43 CFR 4110.4–2(b).
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire
comment including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Colorado State Director or other authorized official of the Department of the Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action and issue a final determination. In the absence of timely filed objections, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior.
(AUTHORITY: 43 CFR 2091.2-1(b)
Jamie E. Connell
Colorado State Director
Published: January 23, 30 and February 6, 2020
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Rio Blanco County
2020 Dust Control Project
REQUEST FOR BID
PROJECT NAME, LOCATION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK
2020 Dust Control Project. Work includes the placement of approximately 404,778 gallons Blended Magnesium Chloride on approx. 101 miles of various County roads. An additional 34,003 gallons will be applied to Garfield County Trappers Lake Road and Trappers Lake Campground Loop at the same unit price, but billed to and paid for by Garfield County. An additional 6,738 gallons will be applied to other county properties but billed separately to other county departments and private parties.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
Contract Documents shall be available on-line at www.govbids.com/scripts/co1/public/home1.asp, or on the county’s website at www.rbc.us on the Bid Postings page, or at the Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept. 570 2nd Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641 on January 30, 2020.
PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT AND QUESTIONS
Clint Chappell, Road and Bridge Coordinator, (970) 878-9590, Fax (970) 878-3396. Mailing address: Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker, CO 81641.
All Vendors must examine the sites and become familiar with all site conditions. Any questions regarding this project are to be directed in writing to Clint Chappell before February 14, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the above address or fax number.
WORK SCHEDULE
This project shall start March 31, 2020 and be completed by June 11, 2020, pending delays due to adverse conditions. A second application on County Road 65 will be scheduled for approx. Aug. 18, 2020 as shown on the Project Application Schedule.
NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING
Vendors may attend a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting:
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at the Rio Blanco County Road & Bridge Dept., 570 Second Street, Meeker.
BID SUBMITTALS
Bids shall have Vendor’s name and address and “2020 RIO BLANCO COUNTY DUST CONTROL PROJECT” written on the sealed envelope. All required documents shall be included with the bid or it shall be rejected.
Each bid must include a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, made payable to Rio Blanco County, or by a bid bond in like amount executed by a surety company.
Mailed bids are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on Monday, February 17, 2020. Hand delivered bids will be accepted IN RANGELY from 8:00 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. on February 18, 2020. Do not depend on overnight delivery.
Mailing: RBC Board of County Commissioners, Attn: Vicky Edwards, P O Box 599, Meeker, CO 81641
Hand-delivery address: Rio Blanco County Annex, Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 17497 Hwy. 64, Rangely, CO 81641
BID OPENING
Bids shall be opened and read in public at 11:15 A.M. on February 18, 2020 at the Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Rangely Annex Building, 17497 Highway 64, Rangely, CO. Bids submitted after 10:45 A.M. shall be returned unopened. Bids submitted and opened shall not be withdrawn for 30 days thereafter.
BID PREFERENCE
C.R.S. 8-19-101, et.seq, shall be observed on all construction contracts on public projects. The law states that when a construction contract for a public project is to be awarded to a bidder, a resident bidder shall be allowed preference against a nonresident bidder from another state equal to the preference given or required by the state in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.
BID AWARD
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.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, COLORADO
Dated: January 28, 2020
By: Jeff Rector, Chairman
Published: January 30 and February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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BID REQUEST
Piceance Weed and Pest District
Hand Spraying of Herbicide and
Ariel Spraying of Herbicide
The Piceance Weed and Pest District is soliciting bids for Herbicide hand spraying and Herbicide aerial spraying. Bid packets are available by calling Chris Uphoff at 970- 379-9244 or email tcuphoff@msn.com. Mailed bids are due to the Board of County commissioners, P.O. Box i, Meeker, Co 81641 no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 21, 2020. If hand delivered the bids are due no later than 11:00 a.m. on February 25, 2020 to the County Commissioners, County Administration Building, 200 Main, Meeker, CO. The bids will be opened according to the agenda on February 25, 2020. All bids must be clearly marked “Herbicide Hand Spraying” or Herbicide Aerial Spraying” on the outside of the bid.
Published: February 6 and 13, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
ERBM Natatorium Boiler Project
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 Natatorium Boiler Project, located at 101 Ute Rd. in Meeker, Colorado.
Contractors must submit their bid proposals before 5pm on Friday, February 14th, 2020 at ERBM’s administrative office located at 101 Ute Road, Meeker, Colorado 81641; or via email at rodney@ERBMrec.com. Bids must be clearly marked “ERBM Natatorium Boiler Project”. A pre-bid walkthrough of the site is highly recommended and can be scheduled by contacting Rodney Gerloff at 970-878-7420.
This is a guaranteed maximum price construction project. Project specifications can be obtained by contacting Rodney Gerloff, 970-878-7420 or via email at rodney@ERBMrec.com. Bids shall designate cost of full de-coupled heat exchange boiler system to accommodate all natatorium pools, as well as costs of modified de-coupled heat exchange boiler system for one boiler replacement.
Construction timing to be negotiated with contractor. 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.
A copy of the Request for Proposal and Owner-Contractor Agreement template can be found at www.ERBMrec.com.
Board Approval: §Kent Walter
Date: 1/21/2020
Executive Director: §Sean VonRoenn
Date: 1/22/2020
Published: January 30 and February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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Public Notice
Meeker Housing Authority Vacancies
The Town Board of Trustees is seeking letters of interest from qualified individuals to fill five positions on an Interim Board for the Meeker Housing Authority. Qualifications for the positions are to be: a registered voter within Rio Blanco County; eighteen years of age or older and must have resided within Rio Blanco County for at least twelve consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the appointment. For further information please call Lisa Cook at 878-5344.
Mayor Regas K. Halandras
Board of Trustees
Town of Meeker
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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MEEKER SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1
Board of Education Work Session and Special Board Meeting
Meeker High School – 550 School Street
Meeker, CO  81641
February 10, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.
Work Session:
1. Construction project
a. Site walk – Haselden
b. Project update – NV5
Remainder of work session and special board meeting at Administration Building (555 Garfield St.) immediately following construction update.
Special Board Meeting
1. Call to Order and Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance: Dr. Dorsett will lead the Pledge of Allegiance
3. Welcome of Guests
4. Approval of Agenda
General Public Comment Session: (comments limited to three minutes)
Action Items:
1. Approval:  Haselden GMP Contract Amendment No. 04 (Bus Garage)
2. Approval:  Change Order to fix structural deficiencies in old auxiliary gym
Other BOE Information:
Executive Session (if needed):
Special Meeting Adjournment
Work Session (cont.)
1. Construction project update – continued, if needed
2. Hiring and evaluation processes
a. Internal transfers
b. Evaluation processes for certified and classified staff
c. ESEA Distinguished School Award ceremony
4. Superintendent Contract
5. BOE Professional Development
a. Self-evaluation
b. BOE mission, values, roles, and focus
c. District mission and vision
6. Items introduced by Board member
Published: February 6, 2020
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Eastern Rio Blanco County
911 Emergency Telephone Service Board
Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office
Training Room
355 4th Street, Meeker, CO 81641
Board Meeting – February 10, 2020 at 12:00pm
Proposed Agenda
1. Call Meeting to Order
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Approval of the Previous Minutes
Reports
1. Financial report
New Business
1. 2020 Budget Resolution
2. Dispatcher Funding
Old Business
1. Financing Options for 911 Equipment
2. Credit Card
3. Computer Purchase
4. PSAP Consolidation with Rangely
Schedule Next Meeting
Adjournment
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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TOWN OF RANGELY
Check Register
January-20
VENDOR, AMOUNT, DESCRIPTION
AFLAC, 297.15, Payroll deduction
AGNC, 2500.00, Expenses
ALL COPY PRODUCTS INC, 897.67, Expenses
ALPINE GLASS, 2513.63, Expenses
BADGER METER INC, 32.37, Expenses
BEARCOM COMPANY, 825.00, Expenses
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & WELLNESS PPLC, 600.00, Expenses
BLOCK, LAVON, 80.00, Expenses
BLUE360 MEDIA, 354.48, Expenses
BOY-KO SUPPLY CO, 448.84, Expenses
BROCAILLE, ERIC, 64.07, Expenses
BUSINESS SOLUTIONS GROUP LLC, 562.71, Expenses
CANYON PINTADO VETERINARY CLINIC, 501.24, Services
CASELLE, INC, 1418.00, Software Support
CEBT, 38113.71, Life Insurance
CENTURYLINK, 1450.80, Communication
CIMARRON TELECOMMUNICATIONS LLC, 55.00, Communication
CIRSA, 22907.16, Expenses
CLUB 20, 200.00, Expenses
CNCC FOUNDATION, 400.00, Expenses
CO DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & ENV, 350.00, Expenses
COKER, MICHAEL D, 40.00, Expenses
COLO DEPT OF HUMAN SVC BITF, 180.00, Expenses
COLORADO MUNICIPAL LEAGUE, 1420.00, Expenses
COLORADO RURAL WATER ASSN, 275.00, Expenses
COMMUNITY COUNTS OF COLORADO INC, 100.00, Expenses
COX, MARYBEL, 40.00, Expenses
DAN WILSON ATTORNEY AT LAW, 1899.07, Services
DIESEL PERFORMANCE OF GJ INC, 1803.53, Expenses
DIRECTV, 439.75, WRV Expenses
DUCEY’S ELECTRIC, 589.64, Expenses
EATON SALES & SERVICE, 451.50, Expenses
EMC PLUMBING & HEATING INC, 827.12, Expenses
EZ AUTO MECHANICS, 625.36, Expenses
FIDELITY ADVISOR FUNDS, 21593.19, Payroll deduction
FIRST BANKCARD, 4733.44, Expenses
FPPA, 607.99, PD Insurance
GALLS LLC, 270.90, Expenses
GEER, LUKE D., 100.00, Council Stipend
GRAND JUNCTION PIPE & SUPPLY, 130.30, Expenses
GRANGER, ALISA, 100.00, Council Stipend
GRAYMATTER SYSTEMS LLC, 495.00, Expenses
HACH, 272.88, Expenses
HACKING, TYSON, 100.00, Council Stipend
HAMBLIN, TIRYNN, 40.00, Expenses
HUGHES, JORDAN, 300.00, Expenses
JACK’S BUMPERS, 1450.00, Expenses
KEY, ANDREW J, 100.00, Council Stipend
KUMMER, JEFF, 297.00, Expenses
LEECH, JESSE, 40.00, Expenses
LOHMILLER & COMPANY, 1332.00, Expenses
MAIL SERVICES, 786.37, Services
MASTER PETROLEUM CO INC, 1974.00, Expenses
METROPOLITAN COMPOUNDS INC, 539.90, Expenses
MOON LAKE ELECTRIC, 11222.67, Electricity
NETWORKS UNLIMITED INC, 3571.71, Support/Services
NICHOLS STORE, 360.35, Expenses
NORCO INC, 25.26, Services
PIERING, LISA, 40.00, Expenses
PINNACOL ASSURANCE, 2926.00, Expenses
PIPELINE TESTING CONSORTIUM, 2145.00, Expenses
PITNEY BOWES INC, 356.97, Expenses
PR DIAMOND PRODUCTS INC, 499.00, Expenses
PRATER’S PLUMBING & HEATING, 372.99, Expenses
PROFESSIONAL TOUCH, 3335.89, Services
QUILL CORPORATION, 429.41, Expenses
RANGELY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 1010.00, Expenses
RANGELY AUTO PARTS & SUPPLY, 1634.25, Expenses
RANGELY DISTRICT HOSPITAL, 468.90, Services
RANGELY HARDWARE, 2453.52, Expenses
RANGELY SCHOOL FOUNDATION INC, 12489.46, Sales Tax Funding
RANGELY TRASH SERVICE, 815.00, Services
RANGELY, TOWN OF, 7125.40, Utilities
RESPOND FIRST AID SYSTEMS, 46.35, Expenses
RIO BLANCO COUNTY, 27700.36, Expenses
ROBIE, TREY, 100.00, Council Stipend
SENERGY BUILDERS LLC, 3914.00, Expenses
SGS ACCUTEST INC, 387.10, Services
SHAFFER, ANDREW, 150.00, Council Stipend
SHAFFER, ANDREW, 67.87, Expenses
SODEXHO INC, 92.66, Services
STANDARD INSURANCE COMPANY RC, 732.89, Life Insurance
SUMMIT ENERGY, 73139.98, Gas Transmission/Transport
SUMMIT MIDSTREAM RRG, 5.09, Expenses
TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES, 50.00, Expenses
TRANSUNION RISK & ALTERNATIVE, 50.00, Services
UNCC, 11.36, Services
VERIZON WIRELESS, 915.98, Communication
W.A.R.M., 896.12, Expenses
WEST PAC INDUSTRIES, 270.86, Expenses
WEX BANK, 4681.46, Fuel
WHITE RIVER MARKET, 46.94, Expenses
WILCZEK, KAREN S, 300.00, Judge’s Fee
WRB REC & PARK DISTRICT, 123.75, Expenses
Total: 283,490.32
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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Board of County Commissioners of
Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Rio Blanco County Historic Courthouse
555 Main Street, 3rd Floor Hearing Room
Meeker, Colorado 81641
Tentative Agenda February 11, 2020
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.
1. 11:00 a.m. Call to order:
A. Pledge of Allegiance
B. Changes to the February 11, 2020 Agenda
1)
2)
C. Move to approve the February 11, 2020 Agenda including any changes.
2. CONSENT AGENDA for February 11, 2020
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.
A. Move to approve the below listed items of the Consent Agenda.
B. Consideration of the Rio Blanco County Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report, July 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.
C. Consideration of the Financial Management Report for January 2020.
D. Consideration of the DHS EBT Register and Warrant Register for January 2020.
E. Consideration of the Motor Vehicle Publication Report for January 2020.
3. BUSINESS
A. Move to approve/deny a Permission Letter from the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Town of Meeker authorizing the Meeker Lions Club to serve alcohol at the Fairfield Center for the following dates and events:
Saturday, March 14, 2020 – Annual Fireman’s/EMS Banquet
Saturday, April 4, 2020 – Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
B. Move to approve/deny the Annual CDOT Certification of Street Inventory Road Miles Report for Rio Blanco County ending December 31, 2019.
C. Move to Appoint _____________ to the Building Board of Appeals for a term ending January 2023.
D. Move to Appoint 1)______________,   2)_________________, 3)_____________  as Delegates to the Council on Aging Board for a term ending January 2021.
E. Move to Appoint 1)______________,   2)_________________, 3)_____________  as Alternates to the Council on Aging Board for a term ending January 2021.
F. Move to Appoint 1)_______________, 2)________________, 3)_______________ to the Fair Board for a term ending January 2023.
G. Move to Appoint 4)_____________ to the Fair Board to complete a vacant term ending January 2022.
H. Move to Appoint 1)____________, 2)____________, 3)_____________ to the Lodging Tax Board for a term ending 2023.
I. Move to Appoint ___________________to the Lower White River Pest Control District.
J. Move to Appoint 1)___________ 2)____________ to the Meeker Colorado Civic Improvement Corporation Board for a term ending January 2023.
K. Move to appoint _______________ to the Rangely Regional Library District Board for a term ending January 2025.
L. Move to approve/deny a Permission Letter from the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Town of Meeker authorizing the Rio Blanco Stockgrowers Association to serve alcohol at the Fairfield Center on Saturday, February 22, 2020. (Chairman Signs)
M. Discussion of proposal to change Colorado Revised Statute § 30-20-801 through § 30-20-808,  changing cemetery district appointments from a 3 member board for six year term, to a 5 member board for a shorter term period.
N. Move to approve/deny the 2019 Stormwater Discharge Annual Report for the Meeker Airport, Permit No. CO R900000.
O. Move to approve/deny the 2019 Stormwater Discharge Annual Report for the Rangely Airport, Permit No. COR900000.
P. Move to approve/deny a letter form the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to the Members of the House Transportation and Local Government Committee in support of HB20-1173.
Q. Move to approve/deny a letter form the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado to Dylan Roberts, Chairman, House Rural Affairs & Agriculture Committee in support of HB20-1003.
4. BID OPENINGS
A. Rio Blanco County 2020 Weed & Pest – Herbicides
5. BID AWARDS
A. Award of the 2020 Rio Blanco County Columbine Park Panels.
6. MOU’s, CONTRACTS, AND AGREEMENTS
A. Move to approve/deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Thomas Y. Pickett & Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $20,000.
B. Move to approve/deny Contract Amendment No. 3 between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and HDR Engineering, Inc., extending the term of the contract from February 15, 2010 to December 31, 2020.
C. Move to approve/deny a Memorandum of Understanding between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco, County, Colorado and the Town of Meeker for cooperation and utilization of the Rio Blanco County Emergency Operations Plan.
D. Move to approve/deny the 2020 Capital Improvements Trust Fund (CCITF) Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the Town of Rangely toward the purchase of the Town of Rangely Police Department 6th Officer Vehicle and equipment expenses, in an amount not to exceed $31,493.00.
E. Move to approve/deny the 2020 Capital Improvements Trust Fund (CCITF) Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the Rangely School District for the purchase of a school bus, in an amount not to exceed $41,000.00.
F. Move to approve/deny an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the State of Colorado, Department of Revenue, Division of Motor Vehicles to provide a Driver’s License Mobile Unit at the Rio Blanco Historic Courthouse in Meeker, Colorado.
G. Move to approve/deny a Term Right of Way Easement to the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado from the State of Colorado acting by and through the Department of Natural Resources, for the use and benefit of the Division of Parks and Wildlife Commission for the Oak Ridge Broadband Tower Project.
H. Move to approve/deny Professional Services Contract Task Order No. 23 between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and HDR Engineering, Inc., for CR 73 Bridge over White River Replacement, covering a period from February 11, 2020 through December 31, 2020 and a not to exceed amount of $60,316.80 for a new Contract total of $6,942,205.36.
I. Move to approve/deny a Memorandum of Understanding between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, the Rio Blanco County Sheriff and the State of Colorado, acting by and through the Department of Public Safety, for the benefit of the Division of Fire Prevention and Control, for the 2020 Emergency Fire Fund Participation Agreement.
J. Move to approve/deny Request for Reimbursement No. 2 from T-O Engineers for the Rangely Airport Federal Grant #3-08-0047-013-2019, State Grant #19-4VO-01, in the total amount of $1,062.80. The FFA reimbursement is $956.52, the State reimbursement is $53.14, the RBC Sponsor commitment is $53.14.
K. Move to approve/deny Request for Reimbursement No. 7 from T-O Engineers for the Meeker Airport Coulter Field  Federal Grant #3-08-0041-013-2018, State Grant #18-EEO-01, in the total amount of $7,132.50. The FFA reimbursement is $6,419.25, State reimbursement is $356.62, the RBC Sponsor Commitment is $356.63.
L. Move to approve/deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and NorthWest Consultants, for the 2019 Columbine Park Multi-Purpose Indoor Arena Waste System Design, in an amount not to exceed $6,570.00.
M. Move to approve/deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Ducey’s Electric, Inc., for 2020 Rio Blanco County Courthouse Election Room Back-up Power project, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.
7. RESOLUTIONS
A. None
8. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Road & Bridge Report – Dave Morlan
B. Public Comment
C. County Commissioners Updates
D. Move to go into Executive Session pursuant to §24-6-402(4)(b) to conference with the Rio Blanco County Attorney, Todd M. Starr, for the purpose of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions and §24-6-402(4)(f), C.R.S. to discuss personnel matters with Mark Litzelman, and §24-6-402(4)(e) C.R.S. determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations: developing strategy for negotiations: and instructing negotiators.
9. PUBLIC HEARINGS
Adjourn
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 February 18, 2020 in the
Rio Blanco County Annex Building  17497 Hwy 64  Rangely, Colorado   81648. Please check the County’s website for information at http://rbc.us/186/Board-of-County-Commissioners. If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9431 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made.
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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PUBLIC NOTICE
A public hearing has been scheduled for February 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, to consider requests by;
1. Meeker Lions Club, for two (2) Special Event License for the following dates and times, at 200 Main Street, Fairfield Center, Meeker Colorado;
March 14, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 12:00 am for Annual Fireman’s/EMS Ball
April 4, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 12:00 am for RM Elk Foundation Annual Banquet
2. RB Stockgrowers Association request for one (1) Special Event license at the following; at 200 Main Street, Fairfield Center, Meeker Colorado;
February 22, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am
3. Skijor Meeker Colorado for one (1) Special Event License at 627 Main Street, Meeker Co-Working Center, on February 22, 2020, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
§ Kathleen Sizemore
Liquor Clerk
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
|Town of Rangely
February 11, 2020 – 7:00pm
Agenda
Rangely Board of Trustees (Town Council)
ANDY SHAFFER, Mayor; Andy Key, Mayor ProTem; Trey Robie, Trustee; Luke Geer, Trustee
Tyson Hacking, Trustee; Alisa Granger, Trustee
Keely Ellis, Trustee
1. Call to Order
Swear in New Trustee Keely Ellis
I Keely Ellis, do solemnly, sincerely, and truly declare and affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States and of the State of Colorado, and faithfully perform the duties of the officer of the BOARD OF TRUSTEE upon which I am about to enter
2. Roll Call
3. Invocation
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Minutes of Meeting
a. Discussion and Action to approve the minutes of January 28, 2020
6. Petitions and Public Input
7. Changes to the Agenda
8. Public Hearings – 7:10pm
9. Committee/Board Meetings
10. Reports From Council
11. Supervisor Reports – See Attached
a. Don Reed
12. Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update
13. Old Business
14. New Business
a. Discussion and action to approve the January 2020 Check Register
b. Discussion and action to approve the liquor license renewal for Kum and Go
c. Discussion and action to approve the liquor license renewal for Willis Rangely Enterprises LLC dba Rangely Liquor Store
d. Discussion and action to approve the MOU between the Town of Rangely and Rio Blanco County to utilize the RBC Emergency Operating Plan for disaster preparation and coordination
e. Discussion and action to approve ColoCPA Services, PC to perform the audit for the Town of Rangely 2019 in the amount of $12,450.00
15. Informational Items
a. DMV Office opening in Meeker
b. CNCC – Women’s Self Defense
16. Board Vacancies
a. Planning and Zoning Board Vacancy
17. Scheduled Announcements
a. Rangely Junior College District Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 10, 2020 at 12:00noon
b. Rangely District Library Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 10, 2020 is cancelled
c. Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 10, 2020 at 7:00pm
d. Rural Fire Protection District Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 17, 2020 at 7:00pm
e. Rio Blanco County Commissioners Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 17 2020 at 11:00am
f. Rangely School District Board meeting has been scheduled for Feb 18, 2020 at 6:15pm
g. RDA/RDC Board meeting scheduled for Feb 20, 2020 at 7:00am
h. Rangely Chamber of Commerce Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 20, 2020 at 12:00noon
i. Community Networking Meeting is scheduled for Feb 24, 2020 at 12:00noon
j. Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Board meeting is scheduled for Feb 26, 2020 at 6:00pm
k. Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for Feb 27, 2020 at 6:00pm
18. Adjournment
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR SPECTRUM TV LINEUP:
Community Served: Town of Rangely, CO.
Effective March 6, 2020, West channel for AMC, channel 24 on Spectrum Select and Lifestyle will convert to East channel. East channel for Freeform, channel 16, on Spectrum Select and Lifestyle will convert to West channel. As a result, there will be a three hour adjustment in programming schedules for these channels. Due to this change, any scheduled DVR recordings for these channels will be erased and will need to be re-programmed.
For a complete channel lineup, visit Spectrum.com/Channels. To view this notice online, visit Spectrum.net/ProgrammingNotices.
Published: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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NOTICE OF PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020
STATE OF COLORADO
COUNTY OF MOFFAT
In accordance with the provisions of C.R.S. 1-5-205 notice is hereby given that the MARCH 3, 2020 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY Election will be held by mail ballot with the following designated drop-off location for mail ballots:
Moffat County Clerk & Recorder’s Office
221 West Victory Way Suite 200
Craig, CO 81625
There is also a 24-hour drop box located at the east entrance of the Courthouse
Ballots will be mailed to all active voters affiliated with the Republican and Democratic parties as well as all unaffiliated voters on February 10, 2020. Eligible electors who are not affiliated with a political party may declare an affiliation with a participating political party and vote in the Primary Election. Colorado Law also now requires all unaffiliated voters to be sent a ballot packet containing both party ballots, unless the unaffiliated voter has already declared a party ballot preference, which is different than affiliating. In that event, only the party ballot of preference will be voted and returned.
Application for a ballot to be mailed to an address other than the elector’s address of record may be made from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the County Clerk’s Office, 221 W. Victory Way Suite 200, Craig, CO 81625. Monday, February 24, 2020 is the last day to apply for a replacement ballot to be mailed. Forms are available on the Election page of the County website www.moffatcounty.net or by calling (970) 824-9120.
Voter Service & Polling Location and Hours
221 W. Victory Way Suite 200, Craig CO 81625
Early Voting: February 24, 2020 – March 2, 2020 8:00am – 4:30pm
February 29, 2020 (Saturday) 10:00am – 2:00pm
Election Day: March 3, 2020 7:00am – 7:00pm
Mail ballots must be received by the Moffat County Clerk & Recorder’s office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day in order for the ballot to be counted. Ballots received after 7:00 p.m. on Election Day will not be counted. Postmarks do not count as received.
Sample ballots are available on the County website at www.moffatcounty.net. For further information contact our Election Department at 970-824-9120.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of the County of Moffat County, this 31 day of January, 2020.
Tammy Raschke
Tammy Raschke
Moffat County Clerk & Recorder
(County Seal)
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Publish: February 6, 2020
Rio Blanco Herald Times
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NOTICE OF CAUCUS LOCATIONS
Caucuses will be held at the following locations in Rio Blanco County on Saturday, March 7th for the election of committee people and delegates to the county assembly.
REPUBLICAN PARTY CAUCUSES – 10:00 AM
PRECINCT #1 – Rangely Town Hall, 209 E. Main, Rangely
PRECINCT #2 – Rangely Town Hall, 209 E. Main, Rangely
PRECINCT #3 – 4-H Community Center, 779 Sulphur Creek Rd., Meeker
PRECINCT #4 – Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, 779 Sulphur Creek Rd., Meeker
PRECINCT #5 – Rock School (Piceance Creek Community Center), 23404 County Rd. #5, Piceance Creek
DEMOCRATIC PARTY CAUCUSES – 2:00 PM
PRECINCT #1 – The Recreation Center, 611 S. Stanolind, Rangely
PRECINCT #2 – The Recreation Center, 611 S. Stanolind, Rangely
PRECINCT #3 – Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St., Meeker
PRECINCT #4 – Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St., Meeker
PRECINCT #5 – Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St., Meeker
PARTY ASSEMBLIES
DEMOCRATIC – Meeker Public Library, 490 Main St., Meeker, Saturday, March 28th at 1:30 pm
REPUBLICAN – Weiss Center Colorado room, 500 Kennedy Dr., Rangely – Saturday, March 21st at 10:00 am
CAUCUS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
In order to participate in the caucus, you must be a resident of the precinct for at least 22 days; registered to vote no later than 22 days prior to the caucus; and affiliated with the party for at least 22 days. Anyone who turns 18 or becomes a naturalized citizen less than 22 days before their party’s caucus may still participate, if they are a registered member of the Democratic or Republican party. Unaffiliated voters may vote in primary elections, but they cannot participate in party precinct caucuses.
Please call our office with any questions at 970-878-9460. Verify your voter registration information online: www.govotecolorado.org .
Boots M. Campbell
Rio Blanco County Clerk & Recorder
Published: February 6, 2020 in the Rio Blanco Herald Times

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