7/25/2019 Kemmerer Gazette legal notices


The City of Kemmerer is requesting proposals for as needed Plan Check and Building Inspection Services.  Proposal packets can be picked up at Kemmerer City Hall, 220 Wyoming Highway 233, Kemmerer, WY 83101. Responses must be received by Friday, August 16, 2019, at 11:30 p.m.

PUBLISHED:  July 18, 25 August 2, 2019         07184


Public Notice

Westmoreland Kemmerer, LLC of 6520 Elkol Co. Rd. 304, Kemmerer, WY  83101, has applied for a coal mining permit transfer from the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality of the State of Wyoming.  Mining permit No. 379-T9 will be transferred to    Kemmerer Operations, LLC of 6520 Elkol County Road 304, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101.  The mining permit is located in all or portions of: Sections 7, 8, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 30, 31, and 32 of Township 21 North, Range 116 West, Section 24, 25, and 36 of Township 21 North, Range 117 West, Sections 26, 27, 28, 34, and 35 of Township 20 North, Range 117 West, Sections 3 and 10 of Township 19 North, Range 117 West, and Sections 2, 3, 4, 9 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23 of Township 20 North, Range 117 West, 6th P.M., Lincoln County, Wyoming.  The original permit to mine was granted as ongoing since 1975 and is estimated to continue until 2031.  The land after mining will be returned to rangeland for livestock grazing and wildlife habitat.  Information regarding the proposed permit transfer may be reviewed in the office of the Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality in Cheyenne and Lander, Wyoming, the office of Westmoreland Kemmerer, LLC’s Kemmerer Mine, or the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office in Kemmerer, Wyoming.  Written comments to the proposed mining permit transfer must be received by the Administrator, Land Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Quality, Herschler Building, 122 West 25th Street, Cheyenne, WY  82002, before the close of business September 16, 2019.  The nature of any objection must relate to the ability of the new permit holder (transferee) to meet the obligations of the permit.  The Director may hold an informal conference if requested, hear the complaint and take action on the application in accordance with the Department’s Rules of Practice and Procedure.  The complainants shall have a right of appeal to the Environmental Quality Council where the complaint will be heard a second time.  A conference shall be held if the Director determines that the nature of the complaint or the position of the complainants indicates that an attempt to informally resolve the disputes is preferable to a contested case proceeding.  An informal conference or a public hearing shall be held within twenty (20) days after the final date for filing objections unless a different period is stipulated to by the parties.  The Council or Director shall publish notice of the time, date and location of the hearing or conference in a newspaper of general circulation in the locality of the proposed operation once a week for two (2) consecutive weeks immediately prior to the hearing or conference.  The hearing would be conducted as a contested case in accordance with the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act (W.S. 16-3-101 through 16-3-115), and the right of judicial review shall be afforded as provided in that act. The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will be mailed a copy of the application mine plan map as required in W.S. 35-11-406(j).]

PUBLISHED: July 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 2019         07250



The Kemmerer City Council met in regular session this 8th day of July, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, Kemmerer, Wyoming.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

As Mayor Tomassi was absent, President of the City Council David McGinnis chaired the meeting.

Present on roll call were Councilman Robert Bowen, Councilman David McGinnis, Councilman Vance Chamberlain, Councilman Eric Rudy and Councilman Mark Quinn. Absent were Mayor Anthony Tomassi and Councilman David Crosland.

Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to unexcuse the absence of Mayor Tomassi and Councilman  Crosland; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council present.

Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the agenda for July 8, 2019 as presented; seconded by Councilman Quinn and unanimously approved by Council present.


Richard Hartman addressed the council regarding potholes.


A public hearing was held on Budget Amendments 2019-04 and 2019-05.  There being no public comments, the public hearing was closed.


Administrative Assistant, Trista Gordon, was recognized for 10 years of service with the City.


Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the items on the consent agenda as presented; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council present. Those items were:

(a) Approval of the minutes of June 24, 2019;

(b) Approval of the payment of the bills and payroll;

13172 Orchard Trust  $545.00

13173 Wyo. Retirement Sys.  $15,183.39

13174 All West Communication         161.40

13175 Capitol Roofing Service            518.00

13176 City of Kemmerer        3,504.02

13177 City of Kemmerer Acct.           187.75

13178 CNA Surety       50.00

13179 Comtronix        210.00

13180 Flowtech PCS   1,567.00

13181 Freedom Mailing Services       749.71

13182 Gunter’s Lawn & Garden         2,600.00

13183 Gutierrez-Cortes, Agustin        58.00

13184 Tim Hokanson  60.50

13185 Jive Communications   321.85

13186 Kemmerer/Diamondville Area 20.00

13187 Lincoln Co. Landfill      11,396.25

13188 Laverne Marchione      140.00

13189 Matt Merck      35.75

13190 Netwize           1,823.00

13191 Outlaw Supply  773.00

13192 Petty Cash – Adm        1,200.00

13193 Pitney Bowes   400.35

13194 Reladyne West 835.37

13195 Rocky Mountain Power           10,479.11

13196 Secretary of State        30.00

13197 Sport Systems  11,307.54

13198 The Hartford    341.45

13199 The Tire Den     1,064.00

13200 Turf Equipment            27,323.64

13201 Uinta Bank       3,955.83

13202 Hailey Vanlishout         101.44

13203 WD Schorsch LLC         318.59

13204 Westar Printing            192.00

13205 Wyo Local Gov LP        11,910.00

6/20/19 Western Wyo Bev. ACH        172.10

6/26/19 Workers Comp ACH  13,977.71

6/30/19 Secure Instant Pmnts ACH   19.95

(c) Approval of the engagement letter for City of Kemmerer audit with Jones-Simkins;

(d) Pass, approve and adopt Budget Amendments 2019-04 and 2019-05.




(1) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to designate Administrative Services Director Glenda Young as the City’s public records person; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council present.

(2) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to pass, approve and adopt Resolution No. 2019-766 – Application for TAP Grant; seconded by Councilman Rudy. President of the Council then called for the question.  Those voting” Yea” – Councilman McGinnis, Councilman Bowen, Councilman Rudy and Councilman Quinn.  Those voting “Nay” -  Councilman Chamberlain. Motion carried.


Councilman Quinn, Councilman Chamberlain, Councilman Bowen, and Councilman McGinnis made comments.


There being no further business before Council, motion was made by Councilman Quinn the meeting be adjourned: seconded by Councilman Bowen and unanimously approved by Council present,  7:32 p.m.





PUBLISHED: July 25, 2019       07251



The Wyoming Public Service Commission (Commission) has authorized Questar Gas Company d/b/a Dominion Energy Wyoming (Dominion or the Company) to pass-on to its customers a wholesale gas cost increase of $0.25658 per dekatherm (Dth) and additional credits associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, effective June 1, 2019. This approval is subject to notice, protest, investigation, opportunity for hearing, change, refund, and such other orders as the Commission may deem appropriate.

A typical Dominion residential customer using an average of 2.8 Dth per month during the rate-effective period of June 1, 2019, through October 31, 2019, will see a monthly increase of approximately $0.44, or 1.49%. Actual bills will vary with usage.

Pursuant to Commission Rule Chapter 3, Section 26, a utility may apply to pass on to its customers known or prospective wholesale commodity cost increases or decreases on a dollar-for-dollar basis and subject to public notice, opportunity for hearing, and refund.

The Application is on file at the Commission’s offices in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and is available for inspection by any interested person during regular business hours or online at: http://psc.wyo.gov/.

Anyone desiring to file a request for a public hearing, intervention petition, statement, protest, or public comment in this matter must file in writing with the Commission on or before August 12, 2019. The petition shall set forth the grounds of the proposed intervention or request for hearing, and the position and interest of the petitioner in this proceeding.

If you wish to intervene in this matter or request a public hearing that you will attend, or want to make a statement, protest or public comment, and you require reasonable accommodation for a disability, please call the Commission at (307) 777-7427 or write to the Wyoming Public Service Commission at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, to make arrangements.  Communications impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at 711.  Please mention Docket No. 30010-181-GP-19 (Record No. 15254) in your communications.

Dated: July 12, 2019.

PUBLISHED: July 18, 25, 2019 07182




IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF   ) Probate No. 2018-27

JANET SUE BECK,         )

    Deceased.    )



YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that on June 25, 2018, the intestate estate of Janet Sue Beck was admitted to probate by the above-named Court and that Lonnie Sorenson was appointed Administrator thereof, Any action to challenge the probate shall be tiled with the Clerk of the District Court within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or thereafter such action shall be forever barred.

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to Janet Sue Beck or to her estate are requested to make immediate payment to the Administrator in care of Kelly Blue, Attorney at Law, 401 Ruby Street. Kemmerer, Wyoming, 83101.

Creditors having claims against Janet Sue Beck or her estate are required to file them, with necessary vouchers in duplicate, in the Office of the Clerk of the District Court, P.O. Drawer 510, Kemmerer, Wyoming. 83101, telephone number (307) 877-2052, within three (3) months from the date of the first publication of this notice, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they shall be forever barred.

DATED this 8th day of July, 2019.

Kenneth D. Roberts 


By: Shonda Hill

Deputy Clerk

PUBLISHED: July 11, 18, 25, 2019       07111



Sealed bids are required.  The Town of LaBarge will receive written bids at the Town Hall at 228 S. LaBarge St., or by mail marked ‘SEALED BID’ at PO Box 327, LaBarge, WY, 83123.  Bids will be accepted until 3 pm Monday, August 19, 2019 and will be opened at the regular Town Council meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 7 pm at the Town Hall.  For more information, please call (307) 386-2676 during regular business hours Monday-Thursday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm.  The Town of LaBarge reserves the right to reject or accept any and/or all bids.

-Lots 30, 31, and 32 of the Eiden Addition to the Town of LaBarge, Lincoln County, Wyoming. All lots will be sold together as one unit and will not be divided for individual purchase.  Sale of property will be quit claimed. Property may be viewed on N. Piper Way

PUBLISHED: July 11, 18, 25, 2019       07110



WHEREAS, default in the payment of principal and interest has occurred under the terms of a promissory note (“Note”) and real estate mortgage (“Mortgage”).  The Mortgage dated March 22, 2004, was executed and delivered by Albert J. Nielsen and Karrie L. Nielsen, husband and wife (“Mortgagor(s)”) to Community First Mortgage, LLC, as security for the Note of the same date, and said Mortgage was recorded on March 23, 2004,  at Instrument No.  898003 in the records of the office of the County Clerk and ex-officio Register of Deeds in and for Lincoln County, State of Wyoming; and

WHEREAS, the mortgage was assigned for value as follows:

To Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc. on March 22, 2004, recorded on March 24, 2004, at Instrument No. 898033.

To Wyoming Community Development Authority on March 22, 2004, recorded on March 24, 2004, at Instrument No. 898034.

All in the records of the County Clerk and ex-officio Register of Deeds in and for Lincoln, Wyoming.

WHEREAS, the Mortgage contains a power of sale which by reason of said default, the Mortgagee declares to have become operative, and no suit or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof, nor has any such suit or proceeding been instituted and the same discontinued; and

WHEREAS, written notice of intent to foreclose the Mortgage by advertisement and sale has been served upon the record owner and the party in possession of the mortgaged premises at least ten (10) days prior to the commencement of this publication, and the amount due upon the Mortgage on the date of first publication of this notice of sale being the total sum of $41,036.34 which sum consists of the unpaid principal balance of $37,331.14 plus interest accrued to the date of the first publication of this notice in the amount of $1,275.99, plus other costs in the amount of $2,224.06, plus delinquent escrow in the amount of $205.15, plus attorneys’ fees, costs expended, and accruing interest and late charges after the date of first publication of this notice of sale;

WHEREAS, the property being foreclosed upon may be subject to other liens and encumbrances that will not be extinguished at the sale.  Any prospective purchaser should research the status of title before submitting a bid;

NOW, THEREFORE Wyoming Community Development Authority , as the Mortgagee, will have the Mortgage foreclosed as by law provided by causing the mortgaged property to be sold at public venue by the Sheriff or Deputy Sheriff in and for Lincoln County, Wyoming to the highest bidder for cash at 10:00 o’clock in the forenoon on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the front door of the Lincoln County Courthouse located at 925 Sage Avenue, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101, Lincoln County, for application on the above-described amounts secured by the Mortgage, said mortgaged property being described as follows, to-wit:

Lot 4 of Block 43 of the First addition to the town of Kemmerer, Lincoln County, Wyoming as described on the Official plat thereof.

which has the address of 514 Sapphire Street, Kemmerer, Wyoming, 83101.

Together with all improvements thereon situate and all fixtures and appurtenances thereto.

Wyoming Community Development Authority

By:  Danette Baldacci

Crowley Fleck PLLP

P.O. Box 6550

Sheridan, WY 82801


PUBLISHED: July 3, 11, 18, 25, 2019   07033