Notice is hereby given that Uinta County School District Number One will be holding a Public Forum at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in the boardroom of the Education Service Center at 537 Tenth Street, Evanston, Wyoming.
The purpose for the public forum is to discuss the ARP ESSER III Funds and engage in meaningful consultation with stakeholders to seek input on how these federal funds should be spent. These funds are unprecedented and can be transformative for our students and staff. UCSD #1 is asking for your input and direction in moving forward with the use of the ARP ESSER III funds. At the forum, we will review the input received, answer questions, and work on a spending plan. The public forum will also be live streamed, to accommodate those individuals who cannot attend. You can access this through the district website (www.uinta1.com) or our Facebook page. For anyone who would like to review the ARP ESSER III Fund, there is a link available on the district website with more information and a survey to provide input.
PUBLISHED: January 7, 11, 2022 01071
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids for construction of Uinta County School District No. 1 Uinta Meadows Elementary Drainage Improvements and District Bus Barn Paving Project located in Evanston, Wyoming 82930, will be received until 10:00 A.M. February 9, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud at the Districts Maintenance Facility located at 325 Kirlin Drive, Evanston, WY 82930. A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for 10::00 A.M on January 19, 2022, at the Districts Maintenance Facility.
Bidding Documents can be downloaded at www.questcdn.com under Login using QuestCDN eBidDoc #8071053 for a non-refundable charge of $60.00. Plan holders are parties that have registered with QuestCDN and downloaded the plans and specifications. Plan holders will be notified through QuestCDN as addenda are issued. The sales of paper copies for projects are not available. Contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or [email protected] for assistance in viewing or downloading this digital project information. If you need further assistance contact Brent Sanders at 307-679-2289.
The project consists of all labor, material, equipment, and incidentals necessary to complete work at the following two project locations:
UINTA MEADOWS ELEMENTARY (UME) SCHOOL DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS
The location consists of demolition of; concrete curb, gutter, sidewalk, asphalt, retaining wall (complete), chain link fence, and other misc. items. New construction includes 2,016 SY asphalt pavement, 933 SY sidewalk, misc. concrete, 135 LF curb & gutter, 45 LF chain link fence, 2 catch basins, ±150 LF 6” Drainpipe, 2 gravel drain sumps, drainage channel with rock rip rap, other misc. work, and material testing.
DISTRICT BUS BARN PAVING
The location consists of the complete demolition and replacement of 3,683 S.Y. of the existing asphalt pavement, pavement base course, and new pavement markings. The new Standard Pavement Section shall be 4-inch-thick plant mix asphalt pavement over 6-inch-thick Grade W Base Course over Stabilization Fabric.
Each Bidder will be required to submit, with their bid, a certified check, or Bid Bond made payable without condition to the Uinta County School District No. 1 in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the Bidder’s maximum Bid Price as a guarantee that such Bidder will enter into a contract within five (5) days after the date of the OWNER’S Notice of Award.
Subject to Wyoming Statute 16-6-105, preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, agricultural products, equipment, machinery, and provisions produced, manufactured, or grown in Wyoming, or supplied by a resident of the state, quality being equal to articles offered by the competitors outside of the state. If a bidder is claiming resident contractor status bidder shall submit proof of resident contractor status per Wyoming Statute 16-6-102 with bid.
Uinta County School District No. 1 reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or any part of any bid, to waive any formality in any bid, as its best interest may appear.
PUBLISHED: Jan. 7, 11, 14, 2022 01075
EVANSTON CITY COUNCIL
First Regular Meeting
January 4th, 2022
The official record of proceedings of the first regular meeting of the Evanston City Council for the month of January was held in the Council Chambers of City Hall on the above date. These proceedings were video recorded.
Council President Ottley led those in attendance in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
The roll was called and with a quorum being present, Mayor Kent Williams called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. and welcomed everyone present.
Those present from the governing body at the start of the meeting were: Mayor Williams; Council members Tim Lynch, Tib Ottley, Evan Perkes, David Welling, Mike Sellers and Mikal Welling.
Staff members present at the start of the meeting were: City Attorney, Dennis Boal; City Treasurer, Trudy Lym; City Clerk, Diane Harris; Public Works Director, Gordon Robinson; Community Development Director, Rocco O’Neill; Police Chief, Michael Vranish; Director of Parks and Recreation, Scott Ehlers; Director of Engineering and Planning, Dean Barker; Information Technology Coordinator, Preston Sheets.
Council member Welling moved, Council member Perkes seconded, to approve the agenda. The motion passed unanimously with 7 yes votes: Williams, Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
The official record of proceedings for the City Council Meeting held December 21st, 2021 was approved as presented.
Council member Lynch moved, Council member Ottley seconded, to approve the following bills for payment:
December 22, 2021, to January 04, 2021
VENDOR FOR AMOUNT
AXA Equivest Payroll 433.00
Beneficial Life Insurance Payroll 293.34
Blue Cross Blue Shield Payroll 191,526.00
Delta Dental Payroll 8,717.65
Evanston Police Benevolent Payroll 232.00
Flex Share Payroll 2,768.96
IRS Tax Deposit Payroll 43,241.54
Orchard Trust Payroll 1,103.88
Parks & Recreation Payroll 103.12
Vantage Point Payroll 109.44
Vision Service Plan Payroll 1,276.17
WEBT Payroll 968.00
Wyoming Child Support Payroll 264.92
Wyo. Dept of Workforce Services Payroll 6,247.37
Wyoming Retirement Payroll 66,927.81
Payroll Payroll 134,154.87
CD’s Electric Electrical 1,204.78
Century Equipment Parts 89.25
Curtis Blue Line Uniform 486.66
Verizon Wireless Cell Phones 753.98
Evanston Parks & Recreation Reimb./City Subsidy 127,177.13
Urban Renewal Agency Reimbursement 125.00
Flex Share HRA Contributions 55,300.00
Good to Grow Services 2,021.00
Gateway Mapping Contract 3,961.80
Harris Law Office Contract 4,000.00
Home Décor Supplies 38.95
Kallas Automotive Parts 1,028.82
Amanda R. Kirby Services 742.50
Lewis and Lewis Contract 230,972.17
Lowham Ranch Contract 100.00
Morcon Industrial Parts 101.93
Mtn West Business Solutions Service Agreement 31.80
Plan One Contract 9,066.60
Porter Muirhead Cornia Howard Audit 25,000.00
Rush Truck Center Parts 291.96
Stateline Metals of Wyoming Parts 3,708.48
Tom’s HVAC Services 900.31
Uinta County Fire Protection Contract 59,290.50
Union Pacific Railroad Contract 3,445.00
Rocky Mountain Power Utilities 6,049.61
Walmart Supplies 699.46
Westar Printing Supplies 1,454.00
The Lumberyard Supplies 2.95
Yamaha Motor Corp Contract 3,495.25
Callaway Golf Supplies 1,103.84
Wyoming Dept of Transportation Contract 2,570.81
Jesse Hawkins Reimbursement 150.00
XCell Engineering Contract 2,087.50
Jonathan Turner Reimbursement 47.25
Luis and Olivia Tapia Refund 400.00
Robin Rasmussen Refund 100.00
The motion passed unanimously with 6 yes votes: Williams, Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
Revenue & Expenditure Report
Council member Ottley moved, Council member Sellers seconded, to approve the Revenue and Expenditure Report for September 2021. The motion passed unanimously with 7 yes votes: Williams, Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
Council member Welling thanked Public Works Director Gordon Robinson and his department for keeping the streets clear over the holiday weekends.
Council member Sellers wished everyone a Happy New Year and also thanked the street crews for their hard work.
Mayor Williams commented that he had received many positive comments from the community in appreciation of the snow removal and he expressed gratitude for the hard work of the streets crew.
Appointment of Department Heads/Attorneys/Municipal Judges
Council member Welling moved, Council member Lynch seconded, to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of the following Department Heads, Attorneys and Municipal Judges:
Chief of Police - Mike Vranish
Director of Engineering and Planning – Dean Barker
Director of Public Works – Gordon Robinson
Community Development Director – Rocco O’Neill
City Treasurer - Trudy Lym
City Clerk/HR/Executive Asst. – Diane Harris
City Attorney - Dennis Boal
City Prosecutor – Amanda Kirby
Municipal Court Judge - Mark Harris
Alternate Municipal Court Judge - Clayton Thomas
The motion passed unanimously with 6 yes votes: Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
Election of Council President
Mayor Williams called for nominations for the election of Council President. Council member Perkes moved, Council member Ottley seconded, to nominate David Welling as the City Council President for 2022. The motion passed unanimously with 6 yes votes: Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, D. Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
Council member Sellers introduced Resolution 22-01. Councilmember Sellers moved, Council member Perkes seconded, to adopt Resolution 22-01.
RESOLUTION OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF EVANSTON, WYOMING, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THE ONEWYO OPIOID SETTLEMENT MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT.
The motion passed unanimously with 7 yes votes: Williams, Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
Council member Welling introduced Resolution 22-02. Council member Welling moved, Council member Ottley seconded, to adopt Resolution 22-02.
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EVANSTON, WYOMING TO ENTER INTO A SCADA SERVICE AGREEMENT RENEWAL 2022 WITH WETCO, INC. TO PROVIDE MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE SCADA SYSTEM IN THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT AND WATER TREATMENT PLANT.
The motion passed unanimously with 7 yes votes: Williams, Lynch, Ottley, Perkes, Welling, Sellers, M. Welling.
The Department Heads each thanked the Mayor and Council members for their re-reappointments. Public Works Director, Gordon Robinson thanked the Mayor and Council for recognizing his crews for snow removal. He also wanted to thank Frank Sheets, Wastewater Treatment Manager for his years of service to the City. He is retiring in January after 43 years.
With no further business to be conducted at this time Mayor Williams adjourned the meeting at 5:54 p.m.
Kent H. Williams, Mayor
Diane Harris, City Clerk
PUBLISHED: January 11, 2022 01112
UINTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE
NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS
AND AVAILABILITY OF MINUTES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF UINTA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NUMBER ONE, STATE OF WYOMING, ARE HELD EACH MONTH ON THE FIRST TUESDAY AT 6:00 O’CLOCK P. M. IN THE BOARDROOM OF THE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER, 537 TENTH STREET, EVANSTON, WYOMING, AND THAT SUCH MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Meeting Date Meeting Time
July 20, 2022 Regular Meeting/ 6:00 P.M.
July 26, 2022 Board Retreat 6:00 P.M.
August 2, 2022 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
September 6, 2022 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
October 4, 2022 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
October 25, 2022 Work Session (TBD) 6:00 P.M.
November 1, 2022 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
December 6, 2022 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
January 3, 2023 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
February 7, 2023 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
March 7, 2023 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
March 28, 2023 Work Session (TBD) 6:00 P.M.
April 3-7, 2023 Spring Break
April 11, 2023 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
May 2, 2023 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
June 6, 2023 Regular Meeting 6:00 P.M.
June 27, 2023 Work Session (TBD) 6:00 P.M.
Executive Sessions will be scheduled as needed at 5:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.
NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN THAT OFFICIAL MINUTES OF EACH REGULAR OR SPECIAL MEETING OF SUCH BOARD, INCLUDING A RECORD OF ALL OFFICIAL ACTS AND OF ALL WARRANTS ISSUED, ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION BY ANY CITIZEN DURING REGULAR OFFICE HOURS, AT THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SAID DISTRICT, AT THE EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER, 537 TENTH STREET, EVANSTON, WYOMING. s/Cassie Torres
CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF TRUSTEES
PUBLISHED: January 7, 11, 2022 01072
Review of Request to Amend Uinta Wind, LLC’s Permit DEQ/ISC 18-02 Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Wyoming Industrial Siting Division
Notice is hereby given that the Industrial Siting Division received an amendment request on September 27, 2021, from Uinta Wind Energy, LLC (Permittee) regarding a modification to this permit related to the Project construction schedule. This schedule has shifted and construction is now expected to begin by the fourth quarter of 2024. This change was driven by a delay in obtaining a power offtake agreement for the project.
Pursuant to Condition #11 of their permit, the Administrator is providing public notice of the requested amendment to permit DEQ/ISC 18-02. It is the Director’s intention to authorize the change on or about January 29, 2022. The public may review a copy of the proposed amendment at the office of the Industrial Siting Division in Cheyenne, WY or online at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gpBW7XSl90Kh6YgGK_-bCnn9WB6blf22/view?usp=sharing
Persons may also request a copy of the proposed amendment by contacting David Koskelowski at [email protected]
Dated this 30th day of December 2021
Industrial Siting Division
Department of Environmental Quality
217 W. 17th St., 4th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
PUBLISHED: Jan. 4, 11, 2022 01041
Official Proceedings of the
Uinta County Commissioners
January 4, 2022
The Uinta County Commissioners met in regular session on January 4, 2022 in the commission chambers, 225 9th Street, Evanston. Chairman Eric South convened meeting at 2:00 p.m. Commissioner Mark Anderson and Commissioner Brent Hatch were present. Also present: Amanda Hutchinson, County Clerk.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve the agenda. 3 yes votes, passed.
Grievance Board Appointments
Motion Anderson, second Hatch to appoint Gary Welling, Brenda Morrow, and Josh Davis to the 2022 Grievance Board with Rowdy Dean and Jerri Crompton to serve as alternates. 3 yes votes, passed.
Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to appoint Amanda Hutchinson as the Civil Rights Compliance Officer. 3 yes votes, passed.
The following board appointments were made by unanimous vote:
Fair Board – Steve Sims and Andrea Rollins, 5 year terms
Library Board – Marc DesChamps and Rebecca Eastman, 3 year terms
Lincoln-Uinta Revolving Loan Fund – Ben Critchfield, 3 year term
Planning and Zoning Board – Brent Barker and Dennis Covolo, 3 year terms
Predator Management – Brad Asay, 3 year term
Uinta County Museum – Stephen Fowler and Gerald Hepper, 3 year terms
SLIB Consensus Grant
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve a grant Agreement with the State Lands and Investment Board for $11,113.00 to purchase a drone for the Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Program.
Motion Anderson, second Hatch to approve grant agreement with WYDOT for $391,860.00 for dust suppression on county roads with a county match of 25% ($78,372.00). 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve a proposal for repairs to the Courthouse roof for $112,510.00 with Alta Construction as presented by Jeff Breininger, Maintenance. 3 yes votes, passed.
Quit Claim Deed
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve a Quit Claim Deed transferring property that had been placed in the tax sale due to some surveying irregularities to Bird, Verl and Patsy Ann Family Trust. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Anderson, second Hatch to approve the minutes of the December 21, 2021 meeting. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Hatch, second South to approve warrants 451109 through 451164 excluding warrant 451122.
PAYROLL WARRANTS: AFLAC, $1,043.46, Insurance; The Hartford, $2,110.49, Insurance; The Hartford, $1,586.00, Insurance; Beneficial Life Ins Co, $227.84, Insurance; The Hartford, $1,872.28, Insurance; Clerk of District Ct for Uinta Coun, $374.00, Child Support; Continental American Insurance Comp, $498.34, CAIC-AFLAC Group Ins; Conseco Health Insurance Company, $252.80, Insurance; Delta Dental Plan Of Wyo,$12,552.91, Dental Insurance; Uinta County Tax Account, $37,515.03, Taxes; Uinta County Tax Account, $77,690.24, Taxes; Mainstay Investments, $525.00, Deferred Comp Plan; National Benefit Services LLC, $5,556.57, Cafeteria Plan; UINTA COUNTY TREASURER (HEALTH PLAN, $227,644.94, Uinta County Health Plan; Clerk Of Circuit Court, $919.91, Garnishment; Uinta Co Emp Ben Plan, $2,181.90, Insurance; Uinta Co Clerk, $5.00, Fees; Uinta County Treasurer, $569.75, Petty Cash; WYO DEFERRED COMPENSATION ACCOUNT, $8,447.00, PLAN #93001-02 DIV 338/Deferred Comp Plan; Wyoming Retirement System, $53,983.47, Pension Plan; Department of Workforce Services, $8,417.74, Worker’s Comp; NCPERS Group Life Ins., $32.00, Insurance; Wyoming Retirement System, $32,378.12, Pension Plan; Uinta County Tax Account, $12.48, Taxes. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE WARRANTS: All West Communications, $908.22, Phone/Internet Service; American Linen-Steiner Corp, $248.28, Laundry Services; Axis Forensic Toxicology, Inc, $245.00, Forensic Lab; BioLynceus, LLC, $581.25, Supplies; Bridger Valley Pioneer, $43.00, Advertising; Blue to Gold Training LLC, $1,417.00,Training ; Cazin’s, $41.00, Hardware/Landscaping; Century Link, $437.18, Telephone; Crandall Funeral Home Inc, $6,800.00, Supplies; Deru’s, $446.00, Bldg Maintenance; Evanston Regional Hospital, $70.60, Medical Services; Evanston Uinta Joint Powers Bd, $5,167.71, Rent; Fastenal Company, $98.21, Maintenance Supplies; Hatch Enterprises LLC, $275.00, Rent Assist; Hislop,Bre, $38.45, Reimbursement; Holland Equipment Co, $506.88, Parts; IBS, Inc, $1,072.50, Parts; Rocky Mountain Battery LLC, $133.96, Battery; Jackson Group Peterbilt, $28.00, Parts; Mark’s Plumbing Parts &, $670.08, Parts; LeSveur, Malcolm H., $7,052.80, Plow Blades; Mountain West Business Solutions, $705.93, Copier Maintenance; J.D. Power and Associates, $285.00, Commercial Truck Guide; Norco, Inc., $26.83, Parts; Office Products Dealer Inc, $73.76, Office Supplies; Oldcastle Infrastructure, $18,742.50,Parts ; Parnells Glass and Bodyworks LLC, $826.00, Repairs; Cindy F. Martinez dba Personnel, $423.00, Professional Services; Quality Propane, Inc., $569.03, Propane; Dominion Energy, $1,937.12, Utilities; Quill Corp, $1,110.32, Office Supplies; Real Kleen Janitorial & Repair, $192.50, Janitorial; Ready Rocks, $27,700.00, Concrete; RelaDyne West LLC, $11,764.70, Fuel; Rocky Mountain Power (Utilities), $5,450.11, Electricity; Safety Supply & Sign Co Inc, $6,994.96, Signs; Skaggs Companies Inc Dba, $310.00, Uniforms; Standard Plumbing Supply Co, $25.98, Plumbing; SUMMIT FOOD SERVICES, LLC, $3,051.86, Food Contract Services; Superior Rental Inc, $29.50, Rental/Parts/Repairs; Sylvestri Customization, $600.00, Website Maintenance; T-7 Inc Propane Services, $219.66, Propane; Uinta County Museum, $10.71, Support Funds; Uinta Co Sheriff Office,$439.74, Reimbursement; Uinta County Treasurer, $930.47, Petty Cash; United Service & Sales, $1,460.67, Parts; Union Telephone Company, $794.33, Cell/Telephone; Verizon Wireless, $882.03, Aircard Service; Wyoming Assoc of County Officials, $325.00, Dues/Registration; Wagstaff Crane & Rigging LLC, $9,940.00,Repairs ; Wells Fargo Financial Leasing, $2,180.00, Copier Lease; Westar Printing, $297.00, Printing; Wheeler Machinery Co, $178.92, Equipment Parts; Whisenant,Michael, $109.87, Reimbursement; Wyoming Taxpayers Association, $390.00, Dues; Rocky Mountain Yeti, $1,278.70, Auto Parts.
2 yes votes, passed. Motion Anderson, second South to approve warrant 451122. 2 yes votes, passed. Commissioner Anderson recused himself on warrant 451148 and Commissioner Hatch recused himself on warrant 451122 due to a conflict of interest.
Meeting adjourned at 2:23 p.m.
Eric South, Chairman
BOARD OF UINTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Attest: Amanda Hutchinson
UINTA COUNTY CLERK
PUBLISHED: January 11, 2022 01111