STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE )
OF ERNEST ALBITRE, a/k/a )
ERNIE ALBITRE )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE NO. 2022-2515
You are hereby notified that on 2/8/22 the Last Will And Testament of said Decedent was admitted to probate by the above named Court and that REMICK I. ALBITRE and MARCUS I. ALBITRE, were appointed Co-Personal Representatives thereof on 2/8/22. Any action to set aside said Will must be filed in said Court within three months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred.
Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said Decedent or to said Estate are requested to make immediate payment to REMICK I. ALBITRE and MARCUS I. ALBITRE, c/o Wood Law Office, P.O. Box 130, Pinedale, WY 82941.
Creditors having claims against said Decedent or the Estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers in the office of the Clerk of the District Court, on or before three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.
DATED this 8th day of February, 2022.
RALPH E. WOOD
Attorney For Estate
WOOD LAW OFFICE
P.O. Box 130, Pinedale, WY 82941
Notice #8834 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb. 11, 18, 25, March 4, 2022.
To all persons, firms, or corporations who have any claim for any work being done, or any material
furnished to, Legacy Home Construction Inc., 513 Jade St, Pinedale, WY 82941 for the Upper Green River Cemetery District (UGRCD) Pinedale Cemetery Office Building, Sublette County, Wyoming.
You are hereby notified that the UGRCD has accepted final completion according to the Contract
Documents and rules set forth in the contract between UGRCD and the aforesaid Contractor of the work in connection with the UGRCD Pinedale Cemetery Office Building project, and that said Contractor is entitled to final settlement thereof.
You are further notified that upon the twenty fourth day of March 2022, being the 41'' day after the first publication of the notice, said the UGRCD will pay Legacy Home Construction Inc. the full amount due under said contract; and in the event your claim is not filed with the UGRCD prior to said twenty fourth day of March 2022, same shall be waived.
This notice is given pursuant to Section 16-6-116, Wyoming Statutes, 1982.
Dated this 11th Day of February 2022
By: Renee Reed -District Administrator
Upper Green River Cemetery District
Notice #8835 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb. 11, 18, 25, 2022.
The Town of Pinedale is seeking bids to purchase a self-contained fluid excavation unit for hydro excavation and storm drain cleaning. Sealed bids may be submitted in person or by certified mail, UPS, or FedEx.
All bids must be received by the Town Clerk or Assistant Town Clerk in a sealed envelope by 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at Town Hall, located at 69 Pinedale South Road, Pinedale WY 82941, where they will be publicly opened at 12:05 p.m.
Bid quotes must be made for vac trailers that are in stock or available for delivery no later than April 29, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. The Town of Pinedale reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Complete equipment specifications may be found at www.townofpinedale.us/announcements
Notice #8836 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb. 18, 25, 2022.
The Board of County Commissioners met in regular session in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Sublette County Courthouse on this date at 9:00 a.m. with Joel Bousman, Tom Noble, Doug Vickrey, Sam White, Dave Stephens, Matt Gaffney, Brady Oltman representing the Pinedale Roundup, and Carrie Long, County Clerk, present.
Chairman Bousman led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The agenda was approved on motion by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner Stephens, with the addition of a discussion of bio mass facility at White Pine, Cooperating Agency status with BLM regarding the sage grouse study, discussion of Forest Service Wilderness bill, and Cooperating Agency status with U.S. Forest Service regarding the Dell Creek elk feed ground. Motion carried.
The minutes of the previous regular meeting held on 1/18/22 were approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Stephens, seconded by Commissioner Vickrey. Motion carried.
Billy Pape, Road & Bridge, updated the Board on activities.
Aaron Seehafer, Rio Verde Engineering, updated the Board on the Calpet Road project. He stated the BLM was not interested in conducting cultural work for the project beyond a preliminary review. Chairman Bousman stated the Board is not inclined to pay for cultural work outside of the right of way.
Abe Pearce, Town of Pinedale, met with the Board to request the Town and County combine chip seal projects in order to save mobilization expenses. Billy Pape stated he would be in favor of the proposal. Commissioner White requested Pearce bring a draft proposal to the Board for consideration.
Matt Gaffney, County Administrator, met with the Board to discuss the Visitor Center. He requested direction from the Board regarding the remaining funds in the Visitor Center budget and whether they could be transferred to the new Visitor Center department to use for the remainder of the current fiscal year. The Board was in agreement with this process and would officially confirm with a Budget Adjustment before the end of the fiscal year.
Gaffney also requested direction from the Board regarding the Independent Contractor status of the Visitor Center Director. He stated that after awarding the contract, the Visitor Center board realized the position would not qualify as independent contractor under IRS rules. It was moved by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Stephens to transition the independent contractor to a part time Sublette County employee. Motion carried with Commissioner Noble abstaining from voting.
It was moved by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner White for the Board to participate as a Cooperating Agency with the BLM in the sage grouse management plan. Motion carried.
Chairman Bousman led a discussion regarding a biomass proposal at White Pine in conjunction with Lakeside Lodge. The Board reviewed possible avenues of future endorsement.
Todd Hurd, Forsgren Associates, updated the Board on projects. The Daniel Fire Hall still not occupied pending delivery of fire suppression pumps. Commissioner White requested Clayton Melinkovich, Deputy County Attorney, look at possible repercussions with the contractor regarding damages due to the delay of the completion of the building.
Hurd updated the Board on the Fairgrounds roof project. It was moved by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble to approve the bid from Premier Site Development in the amount of $66,730.00 for the removal of the cupulas, pending assurance from the roofing company that the warranty on the roof would not be voided if the cupulas are removed by a different contractor. Motion carried.
Commissioner White made a motion to approve a change order from A. Pleasant Construction for the Big Piney Library in the amount of - $15,842.27. Commissioner Noble seconded the motion. White amended the motion to include the money referenced in the change order be moved to a force account. Noble seconded. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Stephens to approve a MOU with Wyoming Department of Health and Sublette County Public Health by which the County shall utilize grant funds for COVID-19 surveillance and testing, up to $50,000.00 Motion carried.
Clayton Melinkovich, Deputy County Attorney, presented the Board with a working draft agreement regarding the transfer of money and assets to the Hospital District. Melinkovich explained time is not a factor and adjustments are expected but he did want direction from the Board regarding procedure of paying the County’s portion of the project. It was moved by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble to give Melinkovich authority to work with the USDA on an agreement regarding the disbursement and oversight of the county funds. Motion carried.
Melinkovich requested approval of the Resolution increasing the E911 surcharge from $.50 to $.75. Commissioner White made a motion to approve the resolution, Commissioner Noble seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble, to approve agreements with Unita and Lincoln Counties regarding payment of the three portions of Federal Natural Resources Policy Account (FNRPA) grant. Motion carried.
Dennis Fornstrom, Planning and Zoning, presented a request for a Minor Subdivision Plat from Delaney Properties Wyoming, LLC and Jeff Bauer. Previous to the application, the property that the Delaney’s currently own under Warranty Deed, Bk 55, Pg 720 were separate un-platted parcels of the Hoback Ranches Subdivision that had been acquired separately over the years. The four properties have been combined by a legal description on said deed that describes the properties as being the E/2 of the E/2 of Tract 19, of Sheet 12, of the Hoback Ranches Subdivision. With the properties being merged and combined into a singularly described aliquot part the proper separation of the proposed 9.90 acre +/- parcel is through the Minor Subdivision process. Commissioner Noble made a motion to approve the proposed Elk Drive Minor Subdivision, Commissioner Stephens seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Payroll in the amount of $1,021,990.31 was approved on motion by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble. Motion carried.
Accounts Payable (including payroll liabilities) in the amount of $1,519,540.46 was approved on motion by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Stephens. Motion carried.
WESTERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE 2,000.00 =Reissue lost check-not new AP. AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE 4,424.08 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 4,445.00 GREAT-WEST TRUST COMPANY, LLC 12,006.50 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT. 366.75 SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL 5,410.59 / 056-NCPERS WYOMING 176.00 NEW YORK LIFE 1,231.81 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 351,336.56 SUBLETTE CO PAYROLL ACCT 50,319.83 / SUBLETTE COUNTY 1,000.00 / VALIC 58.82 WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 1,443.75 / WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 176,231.89 ABS ARCHITECTURAL 1,976.88 / ADP,LLC 1,760.79 / AIRGAS USA, LLC 420.13 GREGORY F. ALLEN 83.16 / IAN ALLEN 378.51 / AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES 1,411.96 AMAZON 1,218.34 / A. PLEASANT CONSTRUCTION 254,499.18 / AT&T 50.38 AT&T MOBILITY LLC 125.71 / BELVEAL'S TOWING 126.00 / TRAVIS BING 20.00 TRAVIS BINGHAM 811.07 / BOB BARKER COMPANY, INC. 228.99 / BOMGAARS 1,185.80 BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY 1,842.70 / BRIANNE BROWER 2,878.29 CELLEBRITE USA, INC 4,300.00 / CENTURYLINK 14,196.65 / CENTURYLINK 127.52 CONTINENTAL WESTERN GROUP 1,627.00 / CASSIE CRUMPTON 2,312.81 DOMINION ENERGY 1,592.87 / DEPT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES 23,258.06 EAGLE UNIFORM & SUPPLY CO. 467.73 / ELIZABETH CRUMP 46.79 FASTENAL COMPANY 205.11 / F.B.MCFADDEN WHOLESALE 120.05 FIVE E'S SERVICES INC. 217.50 / FLEETPRIDE 1,298.92 FLOYD'S TRUCK CENTER 1,126.40 / FORSGREN ASSOCIATES INC. 5,380.00 DENNIS FORNSTROM 492.00 / FREEDOM FIGHTERS 93.00 / GALLS, LLC 327.35 GARMIN SERVICES, INC. 19.95 / SHANNON GEHLHAUSEN 80.00 GEYER INSTRUCTIONAL PRODUCTS 60.80 / GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS 720.30 HAMPTON INN - RIVERTON 960.00 / HIGH COUNTRY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 5,000.00 HELEN HEGARDT 1,041.67 / HEARTLAND LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING 425.00 HONNEN EQUIPMENT CO. 162.53 / LAILA ILLOWAY 278.21 INTERSTATE BATTERIES OF 267.90 / JAMAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 172.10 JOHNSON CONTROLS 116.17 / KLIM 378.79 / KENWORTH SALES COMPANY 76.89 KUBL GROUP 7,250.00 / L. N. CURTIS & SONS 938.86 / M & M TRANSFER INC. 11,741.60 MMSGS 733.33 / JACLYN NELSON 17.81 / NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION 1,520.50 NO HASSLE AUTO GLASS,LLC 439.57 / NORMONT EQUIPMENT CO 1,045.45 OFFICE DEPOT 473.41 / OFFICE OUTLET 13.45 / PACIFIC OFFICE AUTOMATION 161.00 PUBLIC AGENCY TRAINING COUNCIL 350.00 / PETER PAULIN 4,166.67 PERFORMANCE TECH, LLC 3,623.49 / PETERBILT OF WYOMING 3,462.80 PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 23,407.45 / PINEDALE ROUNDUP 206.25 PINEDALE PRESCHOOL 40,000.00 / POC NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES 460.50 PREVENT FIRE LLC 5,214.70 / PREMIER SITE DEVELOPMENT, LLC 5,413.00 PRO. BALER SERVICES, INC 9,550.00 / QUILL CORPORATION 1,549.46 CHANDRA RASMUSSEN 39.00 / RELADYNE WEST, LLC 31,530.15 RENDEZVOUS POINTE 6,532.50 / RIDLEY'S FAMILY MARKETS 2.79 / RIVERA LODGE 180.00 ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 22,491.49 / MATTHEW J. ROBINETTE 214.49 ROCKY MOUNTAIN COMPETITIVE SOLUTION 1,176.04 / SAFV TASK FORCE 7,118.06 SALT LAKE WHOLESALE SPORTS 1,301.60 / S.A.M. SERVICES, LLC 1,116.00 SUBLETTE COUNTY RURAL HEALTH 21,567.70 SUBLETTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 1,000.00 SUBLETTE COUNTY CONSERVATION 312,663.50 / KENNA TANNER 1,554.00 TOBY TERRELL 63.00 / TIME PAYMENT CORP 330.00 / THE TIRE DEN, INC. 2,853.00 TRISHA SCOTT CMT, LPC 15.59 / UNION TELEPHONE 1,235.77 VALLEY WIDE COOPERATIVE 12,881.14 / VERIZON WIRELESS 141.21 WATTS STEAM STORE, INC. 3,477.55 / WYOMING CLERKS OF DISTRICT COURT 150.00 WCTA 200.00 / WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE INC. 1,274.67 / WILSON LAND SURVEYING 300.00 WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 16,720.40 / WYOMING ASSOCIATION OF FAIRS 150.00 XEROX CORPORATION 821.76 / XEROX CORPORATION 2,541.71 Y2 CONSULTANTS, LLC 1,738.50
It was moved by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner Stephens to approve the scholarship deferral request from Brooke Hornberger for the 8th semester scholarship. Motion carried.
A catering permit was approved on motion by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble, for 4 T’s dba Waterhole #3 for an event that occurred on January 29, 2022 at the Fairgrounds. Motion carried.
Commissioner Noble made a motion to approve a surety bond for Rand Rhodes (Treasurer / High Meadow Ranch Water District. Commissioner White seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Chairman Bousman requested authorization to sign a resolution opposing the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act. Commissioner Vickrey made a motion to grant the request, Commissioner White seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Vickrey made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Stephens, granting authorization to Matt Gaffney to draft a letter requesting Cooperating Agency status with the U.S. Forest Service regarding the Dell Creek elk feed ground. Motion carried.
There was no public comment. Meeting adjourned at 12:25 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ Joel Bousman, Chairman
/s/ Carrie S. Long, County Clerk
Notice #8845 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb 25, 2022.
Sublette County School District # 1
665 N. Tyler Ave.
Pinedale, Wyoming 82941
BID DATE: Monday March 7, 2022
BID TIME: Time 2:00 PM MT
Sublette County School District # 1 in Pinedale, WY is seeking a replacement maintenance pickup. Proposals will be received at the Sublette County School District # 1 Business Office located at 665 N. Tyler Ave., in Pinedale, WY 82941.
BIDS WILL BE OPENED 2:00 P.M., Monday March 7, 2022, in the Business Office. LATE BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Request for Proposal criteria, specifications, and details may be obtained and downloaded from the Sublette County School District No.1 Web Site www.sub1.org at Departments / Business / Files / Request for Proposals RFPs or by contacting Jeryl Fluckiger, Director of Operations, at 307-367-5560. Questions pertaining to the project should be directed to Jeryl Fluckiger. The District shall not be responsible for any oral instructions. Any changes to the RFP will be in the form of an addendum, which will be published on our website with the RFP.
All bids will be evaluated pursuant to Wyoming State Statues 16-6-102 Resident Contractors; 16-6-203, Resident Labor; and Wyoming State Statutes Chapter 16, Article 7 on Construction Contracts. In addition, pursuant to Wyoming State Statues 16-6-104, and 16-6-106, preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, equipment, machinery and provisions produced, manufactured, supplied or grown in Wyoming, quality being equal to articles offered by the competitors outside of the state.
The District reserves the right to waive irregularities and informalities in the bidding or in any bid, reject any or all bids without further obligation and to accept any bid deemed in the best interest of Sublette County School District # 1. The District does not bind itself in any way to accept the low bid. All proposals will be evaluated on the following:
1. Compliance with all requirements
2. Ability, capability, and skills of the Vendor to perform
3. Character, integrity, reputation, judgment, experience, and efficiency of the Vendor
4. Quality of previous performance
5. Consistency with current fleet operations
Notice #8846 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb 25, 2022.
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing on the proposed budget amendments for:
Sublette County School District # One for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, which is now being considered by the Board of Trustees of Sublette County School District # One, will be held in Pinedale, Wyoming on the 10th day of March, 2022, at six-twenty-five o’clock p.m. (6:25), at which time any and all persons interested may appear and be heard respecting such budget amendments.
Sublette County School District # One had higher than expected costs for Literacy and Other Federal Grants and for and additional contract costs with to Pinedale Aquatic Center to restore cash reserves for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2022.
The hearing will be held in the School District’s Board Room in the Administration Building located at 665 North Tyler Ave., Pinedale, Wyoming.
Attest: /s/ Chairman, Board of Trustees
/s/ Charles Prior
Clerk, Board of Trustees
Adopted Changes Final
Fund Budget to Expenses Budget
Fund $3,986,383 $1,006,420 $4,992,803
PAC Asset Preservation
Fund 226,000 500,000 726,000
Notice #8847 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb 25, 2022.
The High Meadow Ranch Water District (HMRWD), will conduct a public hearing at 6:00 P.M., local time, on March 17, 2022 at the Richard Smythe Well House located at 165 Sauk Trail, Boulder, WY 82923. The purpose of the meeting is to allow citizens to review and comment on the HMRWD Phase 3 project.
The HMRWD Phase 3 project includes installing new water distribution lines, service connections, water meters, road rehabilitation and appurtenances. The new water distribution lines will replace old, failing and deteriorated piping within the system.
At the meeting, the HMRWD along with Jorgensen Associates will present the design of the proposed project and will discuss the estimated cost of improvements and plan for funding the improvements if there are new attendees or inquiries. A preliminary plan of the improvements, cost estimates, and the funding plan can also be reviewed at Jorgensen Associates, 58 S Tyler Ave in Pinedale, WY, or by contacting Kolter Booth at 307-367-6548.
Pursuant to Wyoming Stature § 41-10-113(a)(xii), the HMRWD intends to use funds borrowed from the Wyoming Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) administered by the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. Based on current cost estimates, HMRWD plans to borrow $1,324,000 from the Wyoming DWSRF, with said loan being 30-year repayment term at 2.5% interest. Pursuant to Wyoming Statute § 41-10-113(a)(xxi), special assessments will be levied on all lots within the High Meadow Ranch Water District to repay the loan. The average rate of assessment per lot owned within the district is estimated to be approximately $79 per year to repay the loan.
Written comments are also welcome and must be received by 5:00 P.M. on March 11, 2022. Send written comments to Jorgensen, PO Box 1519, Pinedale WY. Para español, visite deq.wyoming.gov.
Notice #8848 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb 25, March 4, 11, 2022.
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT )
NINTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT )
PROBATE NO. 22022-2516 )
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE )
OF TERRY LEE SVALBERG )
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that, on 2/18/22, the estate of the above named decedent was admitted to probate by the above named court, and that ALAN SV ALBERG was appointed Personal Representative thereof.
Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent or to his Estate are requeste to make immediate payment to the undersigned at ALAN SV ALBERG c/o P.O. Box 130, Pinedale, Wyoming 82941.
Creditors having claims against said Decedent or the Estate are required to file them i duplicate with the necessary vouchers in the office of the Clerk of the District Court, on or before three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.
DATED this 18th day of February, 2022.
RALPH E. WOOD
Attorney For Estate
WOOD LAW OFFICE
P.O. Box 130, Pinedale, WY 82941
Notice #8849 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb 25, March 4, 11, 18, 2022.
Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality PUBLIC NOTICE: In accordance with Chapter 6, Section 2(m) of the Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations, notice is hereby given that the State of Wyoming, Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, proposes to approve a request by Jonah Energy LLC (CMP100053) to modify the Yellow Point 9-12 Central Facility (F003044) with the addition of production and equipment associated with one well, the Yellow Point 341-12H, with one reboiler overheads condenser, one TEG flash tank separator and one common smokeless combustion device to control volatile organic compound and hazardous air pollutant emissions associated with the dehydration unit, condensate tanks, active produced water tanks and pneumatic pumps, located in the NE1/4SE1/4 of Section 12, T28N, R109W, approximately twenty-one (21) miles southwest of Big Sandy, in Sublette County, Wyoming. Jonah Energy LLC has met the demonstration requirements under Chapter 6, Section 2(c)(ii) for this permitting action since current emissions are less than emissions during the baseline period. VOC emissions have decreased 5.0 TPY from the baseline period and NOx emissions have decreased 2.7 TPY from the baseline period. These reductions have been added to Jonah Energy LLC’s offset bank to use for future permitting actions.
For the duration of the public comment period, the permit application, the agency’s analysis, and the public notice are available for public inspection online at https://openair.wyo.gov, utilizing facility ID F003044 and permit number P0034574 under permits. Additionally, during the state of emergency declared by Governor Gordon on March 13, 2020, if you have questions about or need assistance accessing the materials, please contact Nancy Vehr, Air Quality Division Administrator, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th St., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, by fax at 307-635-1784, via phone at 307-777-3746, or via email at [email protected] In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities.
Written comments may be directed to Nancy Vehr, Administrator, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th St., Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or by fax (307) 635-1784. Please reference A0013083 in your comment. In addition, comments can be submitted electronically at http://aq.wyomingdeq.commentinput.com. However, comments submitted by email will not be included in the administrative record. All comments received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 28, 2022 will be considered in the final determination on this application. A public hearing will be conducted only if in the opinion of the administrator sufficient interest is generated or if an aggrieved party so requests. For the duration of the state of emergency declared by Governor Gordon on March 13, 2020, public hearings will be conducted telephonically. Para español, visite deq.wyoming.gov.
Notice #8830 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Feb 25, 2022.