Public Notices: June 4, 2020

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Quarterly Lodging Tax meeting will be held on June 12 at 5:00 at Elk Mountain Inn. If you have a request please drop off a copy before the meeting at Elk Mountain or with Melinda Parker or Dan Schwartz.

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MEEKER SANITATION DISTRICT

June 10, 2020

REGULAR BOARD MEETING at 7:00 PM

The Regular Board Meeting of the Meeker Sanitation

District will be held at the Meeker Sanitation District Office,

265 8th Street, Meeker, Colorado

1.   Call to order

2.   Additions or Changes to the Agenda

3.   Approval of Minutes

4.   Public Comments

6.   New Business

      A.  Audit Report and Acceptance

7.   Old Business

      A. Vacant Board Director Position

B. Colorado’s Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (CoWARN) Mutual Aid and Assistance Program

      C.  Plant Manager Report

      D.  Office Manager Report

8.   Attorney

9.   Board

      A. Reports

      B. Delinquent Accounts

      C. Approve Current Bills

10.  Adjourn

This agenda is subject to change without further notice.

Agenda is posted at the office of the Meeker Sanitation District.

265 8th Street.

Published: June 4, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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MEEKER SCHOOL DISTRICT RE-1

Board of Education Work Session and Special Board Meeting 

550 School Street and 555 Garfield St

Meeker, CO  81641

June 8, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.

Due to restrictions currently in place by CDPHE regarding public gatherings, this board meeting will be closed to the physical presence of community members.  Community members wishing to observe the meeting may do so by using the following Google Hangouts link:  https://meet.google.com/bjj-oxxx-sbb?hs=122&authuser=0

Community members wishing to submit public comment are asked to share that information prior to the meeting by emailing superintendent Chris Selle at:  chris.selle@meeker.k12.co.us

Work Session:

1. Construction project

   a. Site walk – Haselden

   b. Project update – NV5

Remainder of work session and special board meeting to occur at the Meeker School District Administration Building (555 Garfield St.), immediately following construction update.

Special Board Meeting

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

2. Pledge of Allegiance: Mr. Allen 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. Acceptance:  Resignation – Briana Williams (Band and Choir Teacher)

2. Approval:  Personnel Hires/Transfers

   a. Instructional Staff Transfer – Laura Koenig – Paraprofessional to Kindergarten Teacher

   b. Classified Staff Transfer – Roberta Kinnamon – FS Worker to Food Service Director

   c. Route Bus Driver – Mike Hoke

   d. Fall and winter coaches – as presented

3. Approval:  2020-2021 ESEA Consolidated Programs Application

4. Approval:  Summer Food Service Program

5. Approval:  COVID-19 Protocols for School Board Meetings

Other BOE Information:

Executive Session (if needed):

Special Meeting Adjournment

Work Session (cont.):

1. Construction project update

   a. Update continued, if needed

   b. Allocation of unused project funds

2. Local mills for bond payment

3. FY21 Budget update

4. Return to school protocols

1. Items introduced by board members

Published: June 4, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Estate of Oscar K. Ridgeway, a/k/a Oscar Kenneth Ridgeway, a/k/a Oscar Ridgeway, Deceased

Case Number 2020PR4

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  October 5, 2020, or the claims may be forever barred.Catherine Eileen McDaugale

Personal Representative

9705 Eagle River Street

Littleton, CO 80125

Published: June 4, 11 and 18, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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PUBLIC NOTICE

CUT AND REMOVE WEEDS

Meeker Municipal Code Sections 8.20.104 and 8.20.105 requires that owners of land within the Town or any agent in charge of such property are required to cut and remove the weeds and brush, including weeds that have grown along alleys and in the public right-of-way adjacent to such property.

Weeds and brush must be maintained to a length no greater than a height of 12 inches at all times. A written notice may be served upon the owner or agent if not complied with by the 20th of June, the owner may be cited and required to appear in Municipal Court or the Town will cut the weeds and assess a tax lien against the property in which the weeds and brush have been removed.

By: Lisa Cook, Town Administrator

Published: June 4th and 11th, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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Public Notice

A public hearing has been scheduled for June 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Meeker Town Hall, 345 Market Street, to consider a request by:

1.  Meeker Lions Club, for two (2) Special Event Liquor License for the following events at 700 Sulphur Crk. Rd, RBC Fairgrounds, Meeker Colorado for Range Calls Events

Grandstands/Arena –  July 3, and July 4, 2020 from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

2. Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) for three (3) Special Event Licenses at 200 Main Street, on Court House Lawn, Meeker Colorado, for Meeker Polooza Music on: June 26, July 17 and July 31, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm

§ Kathleen Sizemore

Liquor Clerk

Published: June 4, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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Meeker Highland Cemetery

Special Board Meeting – 265 County Road 4, Meeker, CO 81641

June 11, 2020

8:30 a.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Approve Agenda

3. Approve May 7th Minutes

4. Approve and sign bills and deeds

5. Public Input

6. New Business

      a. Circle Park Pond/Trail Update

      b. White River Basin Headgate Measuring

      Device/Colorado Revised Statute 37-84-112

6. Old Business

      a. Irrigation Update

      b. Additional Zone Plan

      c. Trees

7.    Open Board Discussion

8.    Adjourn

Published: June 4, 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 June 9, 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 June 9, 2020 Agenda

          1)

          2)

2. CONSENT AGENDA for JUNE 9, 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. Consideration of the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, Meeting Minutes of May 26, 2020.

     B. Consideration of the Financial Management Report for May 2020.

     C. Consideration of the DHS EBT Register and Warrant Register for May 2020.

     D. Consideration of the Motor Vehicle Publication Report for May 2020.

3. BUSINESS

     A. Move to approve/deny a Final Contractor Settlement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Scott Contracting, Inc. for the 2019 Rio Blanco County Road 5 Stock Pass 5 Project, in an amount not to exceed $22,439.38.

     B. 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 Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds outdoor arena and grandstands for the Range Call Rodeo on the following dates:

Friday, July 3, 2020 from 11:00AM to 11:00PM

Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 11:00AM to 11:00PM

     C. 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 County Fair Board to serve alcohol at the Rio Blanco County Fair Junior Livestock Sale at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds on the following dates:

Friday, August 7, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 12:00 PM

Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 4:00 PM to 12:00 PM

     D. Move to approve/deny a Comment Letter from the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, to the US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, commenting on the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative.

4. BID OPENINGS

     A. (1) LGP Bulldozer

     B. (1) 4-Wheel Drive Backhoe Loader

     C. (3) 4-Wheel Drive Loaders

     D. 2020 Rio Blanco County Pavement Marking Paint Project.

5. BID AWARDS

     A. None

6. MOU’s, CONTRACTS, AND AGREEMENTS

     A. Move to approve/deny Contract Modification Order No. 3 between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and Oldcastle SW Group, Inc. dba United Companies, for the 2020 Rio Blanco County Road 8 Surface Treatment Project to add furnishing and placing Hot Mix Asphalt at the Rio Blanco Meeker Fairgrounds, to an area 293 square yards by 3.5” average thickness and increasing the not to exceed amount by $12,255.00 to a new total amount of $1,922,200.28.

     B. Move to approve/deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, for the use and benefit of the Piceance Creek Weed and Pest District, and Osborn Industries for the 2020 Piceance Creek Weed and Pest Herbicide Hand Spraying Project in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

     C. Move to approve/deny an Agreement for Services between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, for the use and benefit of the Piceance Creek Weed and Pest District, and Osborn Industries for the 2020 Piceance Creek Weed and Pest Herbicide Hand Spraying Project in an amount not to exceed $100,000.

     D. Move to approve/deny a Modification of Grant or Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado and the USDA, Forest Service, White River National Forest, for the BNC Widening Project, cancelling the original agreement #20-RO-11021500-020.

     E. Move to approve/deny a Road Project Agreement between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, and the USDA, Forest Service, White River National Forest for the BNC Curve Widening Project, in an amount not to exceed $20,740.00.

     F. Move to approve/deny Contract Amendment No. 3, Contract No. 19 FHHA 108941, between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, for the use and benefit of the Rio Blanco County Department of Public Health and Environment, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, for the 2020 Immunization Core Services Project, receiving additional Federal Funding of $3,599.00 and State Funding of $12,061.00 for a total grant amount of $56,511.00.

     G. Move to approve/deny Contract No. 2021*0287, between the Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, for the use and benefit of the Rio Blanco County Department of Public Health and Environment, and the CDPHE Prevention Services Division, Family Planning Unit for the 2020 CDPHE Family Planning Project, receiving Federal Funding of $18,900.00 and State Funding of $26,100.00 for a total grant amount of $45,000.00.

7. RESOLUTIONS

   A. None

8. OTHER BUSINESS

   A. Road & Bridge Update – Dave Morlan

   B. Public Comment

   C. Commissioner’s Updates

9. PUBLIC HEARINGS

   A. None

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 June 16, 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: June 4, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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RIO BLANCO COUNTY

RANGELY AIRPORT DRAINAGE I

MPROVEMENT PROJECT

FAA A.I.P. No. 03-08-0047-014-2020

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids for the construction of project, will be received by RIO BLANCO COUNTY, at the office of the RIO BLANCO COUNTY, at the RIO BLANCO COUNTY BUILDING located at 555 MAIN STREET, MEEKER, CO 81641 until 4:00 PM local time on JUNE 25TH, 2020. If mailing please send to PO Box 599, MEEKER, CO 81641. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the presence of Bidders at 4:30 PM on JUNE 25TH, 2020 via Skype teleconference meeting so that the public can listen to the bids being opened and read aloud. The public will not be allowed in the room due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements.

The project is 1 bid schedule. Bid Schedule 1 includes: replacing a culvert that runs under Connector A2, removing connector A3, and improve drainage on an existing swale that abuts the GA Apron.

No bids will be received after the specified hour and date and may not be withdrawn after the time fixed for opening them. The Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bids and reject any and all bids. No bids will be considered in which the Proposal, Specifications or any provisions have been modified.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be on a unit price basis, as indicated in the Bid Form. The bidder must supply all information required by the bid or proposal forms and specifications.

Each bid must be accompanied either by a certified check, payable to RIO BLANCO COUNTY in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid, or by a Bid Bond in a like amount and executed by an approved surety company.  The check or bond will be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages if the successful bidder refuses or fails to enter into contract and performance bond in accord with his bid within fifteen (15) days after date of notification of award.

Bidders may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents, consisting of a Project Manual, from the T-O Engineers Contract Bidding Plan Room as described below.

Printed copies of the Bidding Documents are available upon request at TO-Engineers.com via the Contract Bidding tab. Non-refundable shipping charges apply. Blueprint Specialties in Boise, Idaho will transmit the Bidding Documents.  The shipping charge amount will depend on the shipping method selected by the prospective Bidder.  The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by Blueprint Specialties will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. Interested parties may register, view, and download the Bidding Documents online at on the T-O Engineers web site under the Contract Bidding tab.

The Bidder is advised that construction site aviation safety is of paramount importance.  There is a Construction Safety Phasing Plan that is part of the project requirements and the Contractor will need to conduct his/her operations in strict accordance with this plan.  There are penalty provisions outlined in the Construction Safety Phasing Plan for noncompliance by the Contractor’s personnel.  All costs associated with the Contractor’s compliance with this operational plan will be considered incidental to and included in the prices bid for the actual work items of the bid schedule.

Rio Blanco County, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

The Bidder is hereby notified that this project is subject to FAA Federal Contract Provisions, including, but not limited to: Buy American Preference, Davis Bacon, Affirmative Action, Government-wide Debarment and Suspension, and Government-wide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 3:00 PM local time on June 11th, 2020 at the Rangely Airport Managers Office located at 2248 E Main Street, Rangely, CO 81648 and via teleconference and online. Call in information along with a link to view the presentation live is available below.

Attendance at the pre-bid conference is not mandatory, but strongly encouraged.

Join by Phone

Toll-free number: 800-613-5029 Passcode: 6848840478#

Toll number: 224-554-0322

Passcode: 6848840478#

Conference ID: 6848840478

4V0 Pre-Bid Meeting Live Video Link: https://meet.lync.com/toengineersxuwd/apays/LR7CBWD7

Owner: RIO BLANCO COUNTY

By: SAMANTHA LOPEZ

Title: AIRPORTS PROJECT COORDINATOR

Published: June 4, 11 and 18, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times

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Town of Rangely

June 9, 2020 – 7:00pm

Agenda

Rangely Board of Trustees (Town Council)

ANDY SHAFFER, Mayor; Trey Robie, Mayor ProTem; Rich Garner, Trustee ; Luke Geer, Trustee; Tyson Hacking, Trustee; Alisa Granger, Trustee

Keely Ellis, Trustee

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Invocation

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Minutes of Meeting

   a. Discussion and Action to approve the minutes of May 26, 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.  Chief Hamblin

12. Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update

13. Old Business

14. New Business

   a. Discussion and action to approve the May 2020 Check Register

15. Informational Items

   a. Coronavirus Relief Fund Program Summary

16. Board Vacancies

   a. Planning and Zoning Board Vacancy

17. Scheduled Announcements

   a. Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District Board meeting is scheduled for June 8, 2020 at 7:00pm

   b. Rangely District Library Board meeting is scheduled for June 8, 2020 at 5:00pm

   c. Rural Fire Protection District Board meeting is scheduled for June 15, 2020 at 7:00pm

   d. Rio Blanco County Commissioners Board meeting is scheduled for June 15, 2020 at 11:00am

   e. Rangely Junior College District Board meeting is scheduled for June 16, 2020 at 12:00noon

   f. Rangely School District Board meeting has been scheduled for June 16, 2020 at 6:15pm

   g. RDA/RDC Board meeting scheduled for June 18, 2020 at 7:00am

   h. Rangely Chamber of Commerce Board meeting is scheduled for June 18, 2020 at 12:00noon

   i. Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District Board meeting is scheduled for June 24, 2020 at 6:00pm

   j. Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for June 25, 2020 at 6:00pm

   k. Community Outreach meeting is scheduled for July 6, 2020 at 6:00pm

18. Adjournment

Published: June 4, 2020

Rio Blanco Herald Times