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, and Carrie Long, County Clerk, present.
Chairman Bousman led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The agenda was amended to substitute Dagan Montgomery in the Extension portion. Approval on motion by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner Vickrey. Motion carried.
The minutes of the previous meeting on 8/23/22 were approved and ordered filed on motion by Commissioner Vickrey, seconded by Commissioner Stephens. Motion carried.
Billy Pape, Road & Bridge, updated the Board on current activities. Eric Sackett, Rio Verde Engineering updated the Board with the Horse Creek Box Culvert Installation Project and obtained signature from Chairman Bousman on the approved agreement.
Pape and Sackett also presented the mining plan for the Doyle Pit.
Matt Gaffney, County Administrator, presented the award letter for the FNRPA grant in the amount of $16,000 for active forest management with the forest service.
Dagen Montgomery, Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Educator, met with the Board to introduce himself.
Andre Irey, Maintenance Superintendent, met with the Board to update on projects. It was moved by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble to raise Irey’s salary from $87,000 to $99,500 to match the elected officials and department heads. Motion carried.
Carrie Long, County Clerk, along with Jeness Saxton and Andrea Jean, Deputy Clerks discussed with the Board the need for additional office staff due to the increase in population of Sublette County resulting in an increase of traffic in the Clerk’s office. It was moved by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner Stephens to add an additional full-time position. Motion carried.
Jen Matosky, Extension Office, introduced Amy Calhoun to the Board as new administration in her office. Matosky also updated the Board on the fair.
A motion was made by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble to approve Resolution No. 22-100450B, Moyes change of zoning district boundary. Motion carried 4 to 1 with Commissioner Vickrey voting nay.
Dennis Fornstrom, Planning and Zoning Administrator, presented the Board with a final draft of zoning amendments for their review.
Dan Jones, along with other citizens (Sharon Ziegler, Pat Jones, and Ann McNerney) spoke to the Board about concerns regarding the Doyle Gravel Pit.
Tonia Hoffman and Dave Doorn, representing the Hospital District, along with Marilyn Jensen and Kerry Majhanovich, representing the Sublette Center, met with the Board to discuss the merger status between the two. Jensen explained the intent of the Sublette Center Board was to merge with the Hospital District, but the process had been slowed due to a variety of factors, one of which was a change in legal counsel.
Commissioner Noble made a motion to approve the transfer agreement with section 1 (a) removed from the document and the phrase “following commencement of the merger process as provided herein above” removed from item #2. Commissioner White seconded the motion. Motion carried 4 to 1 with Commissioner Vickrey voting nay.
Commissioner White made a motion to sign the deed as presented by Clayton Melinkovich, Deputy County Attorney. Commissioner Noble seconded the motion. Motion carried 4 to 1 with Commissioner Vickrey voting nay.
Melinkovich met with the Board requesting approval of a Resolution appointing a Special Prosecutor for a case involving a law enforcement officer who previously worked in Sublette County. Commissioner Noble made a motion to approve a special prosecutor, Commissioner Vickrey seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A Facility Use Agreement with SCSD #9 and the Big Piney Library was approved on motion by Commissioner White, seconded by Commissioner Noble.
Contracts with the Towns of Marbleton, Big Piney, and Pinedale for fire protection were approved on motion by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner Vickrey.
Adrian Kowalski, Deputy County Attorney, advised the Board that Black Diamond Energy had filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy and explained future process and possible deadlines.
Commissioner White made a motion to approve payroll and accounts payable. Commissioner Noble seconded the motion. Motion carried.
DELSA A. ALLEN 48.75 / JENNIFER H. BANKS 75.63 / SIERRA M. BANKS 75.63 CONNIE J. BERNARD 36.25 / MCKINLEY N. BOULTER 150.00 KATHLEEN A. BRUECKNER 30.00 / ERIC K. CHRISTOFFERSEN 47.50 KEATON J. CROSS 30.00 / ASHLEY L. DAVIS 30.00 / DEBORAH J. DESPAIN 378.13 MICHAEL S. DESPAIN 61.25 / JAKOBI K. HIBBERT 76.25 / WILLIAM P. KLEVEN 36.25 FREDERIC D. KREMER 43.75 / KELSI M. LOVEJOY 175.00 / AMANDA I. LOZIER 51.88 DON S. MARTIN 381.25 / LANE D. MARSHALL 368.75 / JOAN MITCHELL 75.63 DEBORAH L. NARDACCI 75.63 / CRYSTAL R. OBRIEN 75.63 / LEISA A. ROBERTS 231.25 MARK D RUARK 53.75 / DAVID L. SMITH II 73.75 / LAURA N. SMITH 237.50 MARISSA L. STONE 73.75 / CONNIE G. TALBOTT 67.50 / MELVIN L. THOMAS 387.50 SARAH M. VARELA 278.13 / ANGELINA R. VITANZA 43.13 / MARK A. WEBER 362.50 KIMBERLY A. WICKERSHAM 150.00 / DANIEL S. WILLIAMS 218.75 DAVID A. WILSON 337.50 / JODY N. WILSON 62.50 DANIEL S. WILLIAMS 218.75 / DAVID A. WILSON 337.50 / JODY N. WILSON 62.50 AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE 4,209.18 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 3,600.00 GREAT-WEST TRUST COMPANY, LLC 12,366.50 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT. 400.75 SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL 5,490.39 / 056-NCPERS WYOMING 160.00 NEW YORK LIFE 1,168.81 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL ACCT 386,072.01 SUBLETTE CO PAYROLL ACCT 52,521.83 / SUBLETTE COUNTY 1,000.00 / VALIC 58.82 WYOMING RETIREMENT SYSTEM 1,518.75 / SUBLETTE COUNTY PAYROLL 185,245.13 307 TIRE LLC 5,956.00 / ALTITUDE DRUG LLC 369.10 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES 424.81 / AMAZON 222.99 ANIMAL CLINIC OF PINEDALE PC 223.94 / A. PLEASANT CONSTRUCTION 65,473.94 ARCHITECTURAL BUILDING SUPPLY 296.07 / A TO Z HARDWARE 5.49 AT&T MOBILITY 89.10 / MARYLISA BAXLEY 42.47 / TRAVIS BINGHAM 1,683.01 B-N-C TRASH SERVICE INC. 2,371.00 / BOB BARKER COMPANY, INC. 198.16 BOMGAARS 723.27 / CALIBRE PRESS - LIFELINE 199.00 / CELLEBRITE USA, INC 2,625.00 CENTURYLINK 430.11 / CENTURYLINK 3,595.17 / CHILDREN'S LEARNING CENTER 77,500.00 COMMERCIAL TIRE 1,964.88 / CONRAD & BISCHOFF INC. 1,651.65 CONTROL SOLUTIONS, INC. 216.00 / LISA COPELAND 1,325.04 COURTYARD MARRIOTT - CASPER 384.00 / CUMMINS INC 6,636.00 DELL MARKETING LP 14,208.19 / DIRECTV 146.99 / DJ'S GLASS PLUS 574.00 DOMINION ENERGY 606.75 / DEPT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES 23,614.52 D. SWAIN DESIGN 1,743.75 / DUSTBUSTERS, INC. 55,535.71 EAGLE UNIFORM & SUPPLY CO. 311.98 / ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE 75.01 ELECTRICAL WHOLESALE SUPPLY 221.80 / FASTENAL COMPANY 973.80 F.B.MCFADDEN WHOLESALE 38.80 / FLOW RIGHT PLUMBING & HEATING 191.28 FLOYD'S TRUCK CENTER 605.61 / FRONT RANGE 923.72 / GALLS, LLC 858.21 GET WESTERN ELECTRIC LLC 12,385.43 / GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS 4,168.54 LYNDY GUENTHER 102.40 / TYSON GULBRANDSON 115.61 / MIKE HENN 1,075.34 HK CONTRACTORS, INC. 1,721,585.43 / HOLLAND & HART LLP 895.00 HONNEN EQUIPMENT CO. 1,687.93 / INTERSTATE BATTERIES OF 695.75 JEN MATOSKY 724.26 / JUDICIAL DIALOG SYSTEMS 2,520.00 / KAYSHA SELLERS 21.52 KLIM 421.37 / JANNA LEE 691.30 / LMT INC. 3,200.00 M & M TRANSFER INC. 16,626.31 / MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT #2 2,325.00 MEADOW CANYON READY MIX, INC. 1,440.00 / MITY LITE INC. 5,633.00 MCKESSON MEDICAL-SURGICAL 193.77 / JANET MONTGOMERY 49.00 MERCK SHARP & DOHME LLC 4,970.80 / NATIONAL PEN CO 947.34 NO HASSLE AUTO GLASS,LLC 553.81 / OBO'S MARKET & DELI, LLC 299.75 ODP BUSINESS SOLUTIONS,LLC 115.25 / OFFICE OUTLET 202.45 PACIFIC OFFICE AUTOMATION 161.00 / PACIFIC STEEL & RECYCLING 336.73 BILLY E. PAPE 693.00 / PEACEKEEPER PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL 320.00 PETE'S DIESEL REPAIR,INC 8,502.65 / PETERBILT OF WYOMING 5,010.96 PICKAROON TIMBER PRODUCTS INC 11.70 / PINEDALE AUTO SUPPLY 186.23 PINEDALE NATURAL GAS CO. 4,468.60 / PINEDALE ROUNDUP 815.63 POS SUPPLY SOLUTIONS INC 62.98 / QUADIENT LEASING USA, INC 583.20 QUILL CORPORATION 806.95 / RELADYNE WEST, LLC 44,485.94 RENDEZVOUS POINTE 12,794.00 / RIDLEY'S FAMILY MARKETS 99.70 RIVERA LODGE 398.00 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN ASSOCIATION OF FAIRS 500.00 ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 2,507.14 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN YETI PINEDALE 713.64 RUGGED MOUNTAIN AVIATION,LLC 62,520.00 / SANOFI PASTEUR 5,869.81 SUBLETTE COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT 15,103.12 / SUBLETTE CENTER 35,150.00 SEMI SERVICE INC. 738.49 / SHADOW MOUNTAIN WATER OF WY 45.00 SCHUMACHER LAW FIRM, P.C. 384.78 / JOE SMITH 42.97 / TESS SOLL 36.39 SPRINGHILL SUITES 288.00 / RICHARD STEM 3,502.84 / STRALEY TOWING LLC 254.00 SUBLETTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 760.00 / SWEETWATER COUNTY CLERK 63,604.60 T & L SALVAGE & REPAIR 396.00 / THOMAS Y. PICKETT & COMPANY,INC 25,000.00 THE TIRE DEN, INC. 1,046.50 / ULINE 220.62 / VALLEY WIDE COOPERATIVE 109.34 VERIZON WIRELESS 5,106.59 / WACO 1,250.00 / WYOMING ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY 250.00 WAXIE SANITARY SUPPLY 2,068.67 / WESTATE MACHINERY COMPANY 762.00 WESTERN VETERINARY SERVICE 330.00 / WEX BANK 1,253.65 WIND RIVER SIGNS,LLC 405.00 / WYOMING STATE 4-H FOUNDATION 65.00 WYOMING MACHINERY COMPANY 239,799.91 / WYOMING STATE FAIR & RODEO 1,110.00 XYLEM DEWATERING SOLUTIONS, INC. 2,453.08 / Y2 CONSULTANTS, LLC 10,715.75
Commissioner Noble made a motion to approve a Surety Bond for Tonia Hoffman, Chairman, Sublette County Hospital District. Commissioner Stephens seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Catering permits for Boulder Bar & Grill for an event on 9/10/22 at the Boulder Community Center and the Silver Spur Bar for an event on 9/25/2022 at the Fairgrounds were approved on motion by Commissioner Noble, seconded by Commissioner Stephens. Motion carried.
Emily Paravicini, County Treasurer, advised the Board the nine companies who had been granted an exemption on the monthly payment of Ad Valorem Taxes had applied for an extension. Commissioner Noble made a motion to approve the application acknowledgment but with the stipulation a discussion occurs regarding a sunset clause. Commission Stephens seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioners updated on old business.
Meeting adjourned at 1:10 p.m.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SUBLETTE COUNTY, WYOMING
/s/ Joel Bousman, Chairman
/s/ Carrie S. Long, County Clerk
Notice #9058 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Sept. 30, 2022
Notice is hereby given that Sublette County, Wyoming, has accepted work as completed according to the plans and specifications set forth in the Agreement between Sublette County and Searle Bros. Construction Company pursuant to the Project Manual for the Cottonwood Ryegrass (CR 23-117) Phase II Culvert Project and that Searle Bros. Construction Company is entitled to final settlement thereof. On November 11, 2022, being the forty-first day after the first publication of this Notice, Sublette County will pay to Searle Bros. Construction Company all amounts and balances due under said Agreement.
Dated this 26th day of September, 2022.
P.O. Box 250
Pinedale, WY 82941
Notice #9060 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Sept. 30, Oct. 7,14, 2022
MAKE: Kara (Cabelas)
LOCATION: 1610 Miller Way,
Big Piney WY 83113
DATE/TIME OF SALE: 10-8-22, 8:00 A.M.
Notice #9061 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 2022
STATE OF WYOMING )
COUNTY OF SUBLETTE )§
TOWN OF PINEDALE )
The Town Council of the Town of Pinedale met in regular session on Monday, September 12, 2022, at 5 p.m. in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro Tem Tyler Swafford at 5 p.m. Council members present: Judi Boyce, and Scott Kosiba. Council member Dean Loftus attended online. Those in attendance included: Robert Galbreath, representing the Pinedale Roundup; Ed Wood, Town Attorney; and Abram Pearce, Town Director of Public Works; Brian Gray, representing Jorgensen Associates, and Max Lockett.
Mayor Pro Tem Swafford led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Councilwoman Boyce to accept the agenda after adding F5, LED Street Lighting. Seconded by Councilman Kosiba. Motion passed 4-0.
Motion by Councilwoman Boyce to approve the minutes of the August 22, 2022, regular Town Council meeting as presented. Seconded by Councilman Loftus. Motion passed 4-0.
Aaron LeBeau asked the Town Council for support of a mural on the side of a building.
Mayor Murdock joined the meeting.
Motion by Councilman Swafford to approve all Consent Agenda items. Seconded by Councilman Loftus. Motion passed 5-0. Consent Agenda items: Approve the Temporary Use permit application to close Pine Street from Lincoln Avenue to Bridger Avenue for the Pinedale High School Homecoming Parade on September 30, 2022, from 10 to 11 a.m.; approve in arrears the Temporary Use permit application to use 30 ft of parking adjacent to the Cowboy Shop on North Franklin for the 75th Anniversary party on September 10, 2022, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; approve the MOU with the Sublette County Library Board for the Story Walk in Boyd Skinner Park; approve the purchase of soda ash from Brenntag Pacific in the amount of $7,310; and approve the contract for Aviation Support & Maintenance Services from DBT Transportation Services in the amount of $27,657 effective 10/1/2022 through 09/30/2025.
Motion by Councilman Swafford to approve the MOU for property owners for installation of water filtration and sampling systems. Seconded by Councilwoman Boyce. Motion passed 5-0.
Motion by Councilman Swafford to approve the purchase and installation of six water filtration systems from Benchmark Plumbing and Heating, not to exceed $3,450. Seconded by Councilman Loftus. Motion passed 5-0.
Motion by Councilman Swafford to approve the scope of work and fee schedule provided by Davis and Cannon, LLP, dated 08/31/2022 for representing the Town, Pine Creek Ditch Association, and the Highland Ditch Association, in setting up a new entity for the purpose of managing the storage and release of water stored in Fremont Lake. Seconded by Councilman Kosiba. Motion passed 5-0.
Director of Public Works, Abram Pearce, updated the council on plans for the 2022-2023 Pine Street Beautification Project.
Motion by Councilwoman Boyce to approve replacing existing streetlights with new LED streetlights by Rocky Mountain Power for approximately $45,310. Seconded by Councilman Kosiba. Motion passed 5-0. The cost may vary slightly dependent upon lamp size in certain places.
The following bills were presented for payment: A to Z Hardware, $109.14; Acme Pest Control LLC, $1,658.00; All American Fuel Company, Inc, $3,456.85; Black Mountain Rental-Pinedale, $839.99; Bomgaars Supply, $65.45; Brenntag Pacific, Inc, $30,273.75; Bucky's Outdoors, $58.68; Caselle, Inc., $1,479.00; Clean Wash Laundromat, $4,077.32; D. A. Screening, $295.00; Dana Kepner Company Inc., $15,551.60; Ecolo, $1,055.69; Emblem Aviation Inc, $200.00; Employers Council, $3,300.00; Energy Laboratories Inc, $4,238.00; Ferguson Waterworks #1116, $1,527.24; Freedom Mailing Services, Inc, $527.33; Hach, $665.79; Jorgensen Associates PC, $4,080.00; KNS Communications Consultants, $2,350.00; KPIN, $584.00; M & M Disposal, $99.00; Moosely Mailboxes & More, $45.56; Northwest Scientific, Inc., $32.28; Office Outlet, $60.66; One-Call Of Wyoming, $46.50; Pickaroon Timber Products, $371.58; Pinedale Auto Supply, $481.89; Pinedale Natural Gas, Inc., $342.68; Pinedale Roundup, $949.69; Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, $332.00; Rebel Auto Parts, $72.35; Reed's Ready-Mix & Construction, $90.00; Ridley's Family Market, $48.97; Rio Verde Engineering, Inc., $1,889.55; River Oaks Communications Corp, $1,855.00; Rocky Mountain Power, $4,295.30; Royal Flush Advertising, $350.00; Sani-Star, $150.00; Summit West CPA Group PC, $23,250.00; Sunrise Engineering, $1,797.91; Teletractors, Inc., $4,116.00; Town Of Pinedale Water/Sewer, $4,816.47; Tri-County Sanitation, Inc., $105.00; Uline, $395.92; Union Telephone Company, Inc., $199.57; USA Bluebook, $2,021.26; Visa, $4,522.26; Wood Law Office, $6,771.50; Wyoming Machinery Co, $76.29.
Motion by Councilwoman Boyce to approve the bills for 09/12/2022 in the amount of $135,978.02 paid with checks 28812 through 28861. Seconded by Councilman Kosiba. Motion passed 5-0.
Motion by Councilman Swafford to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Councilwoman Boyce. Motion passed 5-0. The meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.
Matt Murdock, Mayor
Maureen Rudnick, Clerk
Notice #9062 published in the Pinedale
Roundup on Sept. 30, 2022