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
CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS
The Kemmerer City Council met in regular session this 22nd day of July, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, Kemmerer, Wyoming. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Present on roll call were Mayor Anthony Tomassi, Councilman Robert Bowen, Councilman David Crosland, Councilman David McGinnis, Councilman Vance Chamberlain, and Councilman Eric Rudy. Absent was Councilman Mark Quinn.
Motion was made by Councilman Rudy to unexcuse the absence of Councilman Quinn; seconded by Councilman Crosland and unanimously approved by Council present.
Councilman Quinn entered the meeting at 7:12 p.m.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the agenda for July 22, 2019 as amended; seconded by Councilman McGinnis and unanimously approved by Council present.
VISITORS’ COMMENTS AND PETITIONS:
Andrew Kaiser addressed Council regarding proposed Ordinance 2019-861.
On behalf of the Oyster Ridge Music Festival committee, Thomas Lively thanked the council and the employees for their work to put the festival together.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the items on the consent agenda as presented; seconded by Councilman McGinnis and unanimously approved by Council present. Those items were:
(a) Approval of the minutes of July 8, 2019;
(b) Approval of the payment of bills and payroll as presented:
13206 UMWA $264.80
13207 Aaron Wagner $50.00
13208 Auto Inn Repair 455.70
13209 Axon Enterprise Inc. 264.48
13210 B&G Sales of Grand Rpds 1,264.50
13211 Big Pee Industries 475.00
13212 Bugman Inc. 190.00
13213 Caselle 17,100.00
13214 CEM Aquatics 1,027.90
13215 Centurylink 13.75
13216 Centurylink 637.70
13217 Cow Camp Catering 3,575.00
13218 DBT Transportation Serv 1,667,43
13219 Delta Dental 2,276.60
13220 DJ’s Glass 18.20
13221 Dominion Energy 1,097.91
13222 Flowtech PCS 375.00
13223 Fossil Basin Promo. Bd. 7,025.44
13224 Intellichoice Inc. 865.41
13225 Sam Johnson 100.00
13226 JUB Engineers 17,084.92
13227 Kart-Man LLC 2,170.00
13228 K-D Joint Powers Board 68,162.00
13229 Kemmerer Gazette 503.11
13230 Chris or Tammy Krell 100.00
13231 Lewis & Lewis 602.49
13232 Lincoln County Landfill 10,956.75
13233 Linc. Cty Sheriff Office 2,160.00
13234 Matthew Bender & Co. Inc. 179.10
13235 Mile High Turfgrass 2,363.00
13236 One-Call of Wyoming 27.75
13237 Jimmy Schaffarzick 50.00
13238 SHRM 209.00
13239 Star Valley Humus 1,932.14
13240 Bridget Stewart 237.85
13241 E. Dean Stout 1,695.00
13242 Sunrise Engineering 275.00
13243 To Golf Inc. 123.00
13244 Turf Equipment & Irr. 831.81
13245 UMB Card Center 15.93
13246 UMB Card Center 16,445.42
13247 VAL Inc. 1,413.56
13248 Verizon Wireless 919.16
13249 Wagner & Wagner 2,757.45
13250 WAMCAT 130.00
13251 WAM-WCCA 758.00
13252 Wells Fargo Fin. Leasing 289.00
13253 WAM 3,415.97
13254 Wyoming Helicopters 3,000.00
13255 Xerox Corporation 332.54
6/6/19 ACH Western Wyo Bev 83.70
7/10/19 ACH United Hlthcare 45,473.75
7/11/19 ACH Western Wyo Bev 435.60
7/11/19 ACH Western Wyo. Bev 20.15
7/10/19 ACH Expert Pay 119.62
7/10/19 Federal Tax Deposit 16,570.71
7/10/19 ACH City Flex Account 400.00
7/10/19 ACH ICMA 125.00
7/10/19 ACH Orchard Trust 670.00
7/10/19 ACH AFLAC 559.58
(a) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to authorize the Mayor to sign the paperwork for health, life and vision insurance with WEBT, effective 9/1/19; seconded by Councilman Quinn and unanimously approved by Council.
(b) Motion was made by Councilman Crosland to authorize the transfer of the lease for airport lot 18 to Laird Marshall and Barbara Foster; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council.
(c) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to pass on first reading Ordinance No. 2019-861 – zoning code changes; seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council.
(d) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to approve the Adrianos lot line vacation request; seconded by Councilman Quinn and unanimously approved by Council.
(e) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to pass, approve and adopt Resolution No. 2019-767 authorizing submission of an application to the economic development administration for funding for the purpose of hiring an impact manager to implement a strategy to diversify the economy of the Kemmerer-Diamondville Area; seconded by Councilman Quinn and unanimously approved by Council.
(f) Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to pass, approve and adopt Resolution No. 2019-768 authorizing the submission of an application to the EDA for funding for the purpose of completing an economic diversification study for the Kemmerer-Diamondville Area; seconded by Councilman and unanimously approved by Council.
Mayor Tomassi, City Administrator Muir and Councilman Rudy made comments.
Motion was made by Councilman Bowen to recess the regular meeting and convene into executive session for personnel and real estate; seconded by Councilman Crosland and unanimously approved by Council, 9:15 p.m.
Motion was made by Councilman Crosland to adjourn the executive session; seconded by Councilman Bowen and unanimously approved by Council.
There being no further business before Council, motion was made by Councilman Crosland the meeting be adjourned: seconded by Councilman Rudy and unanimously approved by Council, 11:21 p.m.
CITY OF KEMMERER, WYOMING
BY: ANTHONY TOMASSI, MAYOR
ATTEST: GLENDA R. YOUNG,
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR
PUBLISHED: August 15, 2019 08152
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT
IN AND FOR LINCOLN COUNTY, WYOMING
PATRICIA J. MOON, )
MICHAEL A. RYAN and )
JANET E. MOODY, )
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION
NOTICE TO MICHAEL A. RYAN AND JANET E. MOODY, DEFENDANTS
DEFENDANTS’ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: PO Box 1664, Bishop CA 93515-1664
You are notified that a Complaint for Quiet Title, Docket No. CV-2018-167-DC, has been filed in the District Court of the Third Judicial District, in and for Lincoln County, Wyoming, whose address is PO Box 47, Kemmerer, WY 83101, seeking to quiet title in the name of the plaintiff, Patricia J. Moon, in the following described real property located in Lincoln County, Wyoming: Lot one (1) of the Grey’s River Valley Subdivision that being part of the SE ¼ SE ¼, Section 29, Township 37 North, Range 118 West, according to the plat as recorded in the Office of the County Clerk and Ex-Officio Register of Deeds of Lincoln County, Wyoming.
Unless you file an Answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint referenced above within 30 days following the last date of publication of this notice, a default judgment will be taken against you and the relief claimed will be granted.
DATED this 30th day of July, 2019.
BY CLERK OF COURT:
/S/ Jenny Clark, Deputy
Clerk of District Court / Deputy
PUBLISHED: August 15, 22, 29, Sept. 5, 2019 08150
In accordance with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division, Rules and Regulations, Chapter 12, Section 2.c., the Administrator of the Land Quality Division hereby gives notice that on August 6, 2019, the annual report for Westmoreland Kemmerer LLC, Wyoming coal mining Permit No. 379-T9, located in Lincoln County, was filed with the division.
All interested person(s) may review the annual report at the following locations:
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Land Quality Division
Herschler Building - Third Floor
122 West 25th Street
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Land Quality Division, District II
510 Meadowview Drive
Lander, Wyoming 82520
The area and incremental bond calculations will be determined prior to setting the reclamation bond amount for the coming year. ‘Interested’ persons may submit information relating to the reclamation bond amounts within thirty (30) days of this notice to one of the above offices. This information, together with information submitted by the operator and developed by the division, shall be considered by the administrator and director in setting bond amounts.
PUBLISHED: August 15, 2019 08151
CALL FOR BIDS
Notice of Call for Bids is hereby given by Uinta County for a general contract to perform site operations and hauling at the Bridger Valley Transfer Station. The time period for this contract is October 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023. All work shall be in conformance with the permits issued to Uinta County by the State of Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (DEQ/SHWD) file #50.820 and file #10.650.
Sealed bids will be received until 10 am on the 11th day of September, 2019 at the Uinta County Clerk’s Office, 225 9th Street, Evanston, Wyoming, 82930.
A certified check or bid bond in the sum of ten percent (10%) of annual bid must be filed with said bid, to be forfeited to Uinta County as liquidated damages, if the bidder is awarded the contract and fails to enter into a contract with Uinta County.
The successful bidder must furnish a Payment Bond guaranteeing payment of labor and materials there under. Said bond is to be in the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) and in substance, form, and execution as shall be approved by Uinta County Attorney.
Payments will be made by Uinta County to the Contractor on a monthly basis for the items completed in accordance with the unit prices bid on the Bid Proposal for all work completed at the end of each month.
QUALIFICATIONS OF BIDDERS: Uinta County shall make such investigations as it deems necessary to determine the qualifications and experience of the bidder relative to transfer station operations. The bidder shall complete and submit with the bid proposal all such prequalification information and data for this purpose as shown on the bid proposal form. If the bidder does not supply applicable information with the bid, Uinta County may determine the bidder is unresponsive and may disqualify the bid.
A MANDATORY Bidders meeting followed by a tour of the Project will be convened at 1:00 p.m. on August 22 at the Uinta County library located at 322 2nd Street, Mountain View, Wyoming. A site visit will be offered following the meeting. Construction is still underway, so be prepared to wear a hard hat and reflective safety vest at the site. The transfer station is located on 10 acres in the SE1/4 of Section 10, T16N, R115W, Uinta County, Wyoming. Notice is hereby given that attendance at the Bidders meeting is MANDATORY for all prospective general bidders. Subcontractors are invited to attend but need not be present if represented by a general bidder. Uinta County will reject bids submitted from any bidder who failed to attend the Bidders meeting.
The purpose of the meeting and site visit is to familiarize all bidders with the various aspects of the Work and to allow prospective bidders to ask questions concerning the Work. The bidder meeting, however, does not relieve bidders from the responsibility of familiarizing and informing themselves of the extent and character of the Work as required by the Contract Documents. Questions may be directed to the Facilities Manager outside the bid tour; however, they must be in writing. The Facilities Manager shall respond in writing, sharing the request and response with all plan holders of record. No questions received after September 5, 2019 shall be answered.
All bids shall be opened and the total of each bid read on the 11th day of September, 2019 at approximately 10:05 a.m. in the Uinta County Complex Commissioners Meeting Room, 225 9th Street, Evanston, Wyoming. The contract, if awarded, shall be awarded to the bidder who, in the opinion of Uinta County Commission, is the most responsive low bidder.
Uinta County shall have the power to reject any and all bids or waive any informality in same. Nothing in this document guarantees award of a contract once the bids are opened. No bidder will be allowed to withdraw his/her bid for a period of forty-five (45) days or until the successful bidder has entered into a contract with Uinta County, whichever occurs first. Opened bids shall be available for public review after the contract has been finalized.
Uinta County further notifies all prospective bidders or proposers that this bid is being let in accordance with: Wyoming Statutes § 16-6-101 through 16-6-103, 16-6-111, and 16-6-201 through 16-6-206 which provides for preferences for resident Contractors and laborers; and Wyoming Statutes § 35-11-1209 which provides that Uinta County shall not issue a contract unless the bidder meets certain eligibility requirements.
Plans, specifications and the bid form may be obtained from:
225 9th Street
Evanston, WY 82930
Plans and the current DEQ permit are also available for public review at the Public Works office:
Uinta County Public Works
225 9th Street
Evanston, WY 82930
PUBLISHED: August 8, 15, 2019 08080
Lincoln County School District #1 and the Wyoming State Construction Department, School Facilities Division
Notice to Architects and Engineers Request for Proposals
Notice is hereby given that Lincoln County School District #1 and the Wyoming State Construction Department, School Facilities Division have issued a Request for Proposal ("RFP") from firms/individuals for Design Services in support of Canyon ES cafeteria/kitchen renovation ("the Project").
The RFP materials, project information, contract documents, and other important information, will be available for download by visiting the SFD website:
Step 1 Select "Projects" then "Project Bid Information" from the drop-down menu Step 2 Select "Link to Projects and Online Bidding"
Step 3 Select the Project at the left side of page, under category "Professional/Technical Services" Step 4 View and download project information
All submitted Proposals shall be sealed and must be received by Lincoln County School District #1, at 11 Adaville Dr. P.O. box 335, Diamondville, WY 83116, no later than 2:00 pm on 8/29/2019. Proposals may be delivered in person, via US Postal Service, or via commercial parcel service. Proposals will not be accepted via facsimile transmission, email, or any other electronic or telephonic means. Only such Proposals that have been received by the District at the address, time, and date listed above will be considered.
Lincoln County School District #1 reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals deemed to be not in the best interests of the School District. The School District further reserves the right to cancel or amend the RFP materials and contract documents at any time and will notify all persons requesting proposal documents accordingly.
PUBLISHED: August 1, 8, 15, 2019 08011