Official Proceedings of the
Uinta County Commissioners
January 18, 2022
The Uinta County Commissioners met in regular session on January 18, 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; and Loretta Howieson, Attorney.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve the agenda amended to include Callie Perkins with a Public Health MOU, Amanda Hutchinson with 2 items, and Commissioners with an agreement. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve the following board appointments:
Veterans Board - Paul Barnard 3 year term.
Couch Board – Amber Lowrey, 3 year term.
Commissioner Brent Hatch resigned his position on the Fair Board and Brandon Day was appointed to fill the rest of his term.
3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Anderson, second Hatch to authorize Chairman South to sign a CMAQ Final Acceptance Certificate for project #CM-20304 with WYDOT as requested by Amanda Hutchinson, County Clerk. 3 yes votes, passed.
Broad Reach Power Project
Motion Hatch, second Anderson authorizing Chairman South to sign a letter to the Industrial Siting Division stating that Uinta County would not be making a request for funding as presented by Hutchinson. 3 yes votes, passed.
Health Care Insurance Payback
Motion Anderson, second Hatch to change the county’s procedure regarding insurance payback upon termination of employment. Employees that remain employed until the 15th of the month will no longer have to pay back the county’s portion of the insurance for the days not worked as presented by Hutchinson. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve Resolution 22-01 authorizing the use of special prosecution due to conflicts of interest in the Uinta County and Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as requested by Loretta Howieson, County Attorney. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to write a letter of support for Fraughton’s Meat Processing to use the renderings from wild game processing for manufacturing dog treats. 3 yes votes, passed.
Public Health MOU
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the Wyoming Dept. of Health, Public Health Division setting forth the terms and conditions by which the County shall utilize grant funds of $401,311.00 for COVID-19 vaccination outreach activities from 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2024 as requested by Callie Perkins, Public Health Nurse. 3 yes votes, passed
Participation and Payment Agreement
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve an agreement for payment to Sublette County of $1886.00 as Uinta County’s proportional part of the Federal Natural Resources Policy Account grant match. Sublette County applied for the grant on behalf of Sublette, Lincoln, and Uinta Counties as presented by Eric South, Chairman. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Anderson, second Hatch to approve the minutes of the January 4, 2022 meeting. 3 yes votes, passed.
Motion Hatch, second Anderson to approve warrants 451165 through 451284.
ACCCOUNTS PAYABLE WARRANTS: Ace Disposal, Inc., $89.70, Garbage Disposal; Adams, Michael D,MD, $800.00, Health Officer; All West Communications, $2,408.25, Phone/Internet Service; Amazon Capital Services, Inc., $47.98, Supplies; George Cook, $1,634.23, Professional Services; American Linen-Steiner Corp, $240.54, Laundry Services; American Union Venture Inc(Dba), $5,560.00,E Waste ; Auto Zone, $345.63, Parts; Axis Forensic Toxicology, Inc, $980.00, Forensic Lab; Bank of the West (Assessor), $46.45, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (Attorney), $391.08, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (CoClerk), $108.44, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (Commissioners), $240.00, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (Extension), $543.54, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (IT), $4,884.46, Credit Card; Bank of the West (Landfill), $390.74, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (Maintenance), $2,609.74, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (Museum), $54.64, Credit Card; Bank of the West (Public Health), $937.20, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (R&B East), $4,507.80, Credit Cards; Bank of The West (Sheriff), $3,288.33, Credit Cards; Bank of the West (Treasurer), $115.30, Credit Card; Benedict Ace Hardware, $525.25, Supplies; BIGZZ SANITATION, $85.00, TOILET RENTALS; Evanston Youth Club for Boys & Girl, $1,430.72, Registration Fees; Bridgerland Carquest, $2,006.64, Auto Parts; Bridger Valley Electric, $1,541.93, Utilities; Bridger Valley Joint Powers Board, $94.50, Utilitites; Bridger Valley Pioneer, $99.60, Advertising; Bailey/Stock/Harmon/Cottam LLP, $3,792.75, Legal Services; Bridger Valley Chamber Of Commerce, $1,000.00, Membership Renewal; Wex Bank/Cardwell (Assessor), $29.56, Fuel; Cara Enterprises Inc, $190.00, FCC Licensing; Wex Bank/Cardwell (IT), $329.68, Fuel; Wex Bank/Cardwell (Maint), $2,335.45, Fuel; Wex Bank/Cardwell (PH), $134.55, Fuel; Wex Bank/Cardwell (Planning), $151.99, Fuel; Wex Bank/Cardwell (RBW), $121.72, Fuel; Wex Bank/Cardwell (Sheriff), $9,090.70, Fuel; Cazin’s, $194.24, Hardware/Landscaping; Century Link, $2,410.48, Telephone; City Of Evanston (Utilities), $1,736.13, Utilities; Mountainland Supply Co%, $321.55, Parts; DBT Transportation Services LLC, $555.81, Airport Services; Deru’s, $41.10, Bldg Maintenance; Dunmar Inn, LLC, $165.99, Lodging; Ellingford Bros Inc. (RBE), $232.90, Parts; Evanston Uinta JPB Airport, $18,750.00, Support Funds; Evanston Landfill, $31.47, Checks; Evanston Regional Hospital, $2,122.31, Medical Services; Evanston Regional Hospital, $2,122.31, Medical Records; Evanston Uinta Joint Powers Bd, $5,673.65, Rent; Fast Stop, $872.54, Fuel; Freeway Tire, $13.75, Tires; Harris Law Office P C, $2,755.33, Legal Services; High Country Behavioral Health, $3,336.00, Professional Services; Hollingshead,Chad, $600.00, Rent Assist; IBS, Inc, $443.13, Parts; Inberg-miller Engineers, $6,192.79, Professional Services; Inberg-miller Engineers, $6,192.79,Monitoring ; Rocky Mountain Battery LLC, $712.75, Battery; Intermountain Traffic Safety Inc, $504.00, Road Signs; Adams,Jill, $169.68,Reimbursement; John Deere Financial (Maint), $416.92, Hardware/Maintenance; Jub Engineers Inc, $400.50, Project 45 21-002; Kallas Automotive, $3,196.12, Auto Parts; Legacy Equipment Company, $496.22, Equipment; Legacy Equipment Company, $496.22,Parts ; Ludwig Customs LLC, $97.50, Machine Work; Morcon Industrial Specialty, $201.60, Equipment/Safety/Parts; Mountain West Truck Center, $74.57, Equipment Parts; Mountain West Business Solutions, $274.19, Copier Maintenance; National Benefit Services LLC, $149.65, Cafeteria Plan; Mailroom Finance Inc. (Lease), $973.74, Postage/Maintenance; GTNix Construction, Inc., $600.00, Pit Run; Norco, Inc., $431.59, Parts; Office Products Dealer Inc, $654.51, Office Supplies;
The Partridge Group, $1,278.00, Assessment; Cindy F. Martinez dba Personnel, $73.00, Professional Services; Pines Apartments, $585.00, Rental Assistance; Plainsman Printing, $2,044.00, Supplies; Proffit, Kim, $42.56, Reimbursement; Dominion Energy, $18,196.49, Utilities; Quill Corp, $704.94, Office Supplies; Real Kleen Janitorial & Repair, $3,585.85, Janitorial; RelaDyne West LLC, $34,179.01, Fuel; Rocky Mountain Power (Utilities), $337.76, Electricity; Rocky Point Housing Limited, $146.00, Rental Assistance; Solv Business Solution, $309.90, Supplies; SAFV Task Force, Inc., $610.34, Support Funds; Sandofi Pasteur, $3,178.89, Medical Supplies; Truck Pro Holding Corporation, $158.55, Parts; Skaggs Companies Inc Dba, $434.25, Uniforms; Wyoming Department Of Health, $80.00, State Car/Payroll; SUMMIT FOOD SERVICES, LLC, $5,913.42, Food Contract Services; T-7 Inc Propane Services, $548.16, Propane; Town Of Lyman, $709.00, Rent; Town Of Mt View, $473.94, Utilitites; Disability IN Uinta County, $2,772.83, Training; Uinta County Treasurer (Grants), $63,960.00, Grant Funding; Uinta Engineering & Surveying, Inc., $15,420.00, Professional Services; Uinta Co Herald, $1,151.80, Advertising/Subscription; Uinta County Museum, $133.64, Support Funds; Uinta Co Treasurer (Postage), $2,053.44, Postage; Uinta Recycling Inc, $2,733.33, Support Funds; Uinta County Human Srvcs Tripartite, $24,000.00, Support Funds; Uinta County Treasurer, $1,993.44, Petty Cash; UniFirst Corporation, $426.85, Laundry Services; Union Telephone Company, $1,182.54, Cell/Telephone; Vector Disease Control Int, LLC, $25,000.00, Aerial Spraying; Harris Mountain West LLC, $467.50, Software; Wagstaff Repair, $192.50, Parts; Weld Etc, $150.00, Professional Services; Wells Fargo Financial Leasing, $113.00, Copier Lease; Thomson Reuters/West Payment Center, $804.04, Law Library; Westar Printing, $735.00, Printing; Wheeler Machinery Co, $4,912.79, Equipment Parts; White Mountain Lumber, $66.80, Building Maintenance; Wyo Clerk Of District Court Assn, $150.00, Annual Dues; Wyo Dept of Agriculture, $80.00, Scale License; Wyo Dept Transportation, $976.80, Pathway/Bridge; Wyoming Waste Services - Rock, $340.36, Garbage Disposal; Rocky Mountain Yeti, $20.75, Auto Parts.
3 yes votes, passed.
Meeting adjourned at 2:40 p.m.
Eric South, Chairman
BOARD OF UINTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Attest: Amanda Hutchinson
UINTA COUNTY CLERK
PUBLISHED: Jan. 25, 2022 01254
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE AND FINAL SETTLEMENT
BEAR RIVER EMERGENCY GENERATORS
TOWN OF BEAR RIVER
NOTICE IS HEREBY PUBLISHED that the Town of Bear River has accepted as completed all work on the Bear River Emergency Generators Project according to the plans, specifications and rules set forth between the Town of Bear River and Longhorn Construction INC, of Green River, Wyoming and the Contractor is entitled to settlement thereof.
Final payment will be made after the completion of publication of this Notice. The date of first publication is January 18, 2022, and the date of final settlement will be after February 28, 2022, and when all punch list items are complete.
Any claim or claims for work or labor due, or for materials or supplies furnished, must be accordingly filed with the Town of Bear River prior to the above published date of final settlement.
Town of Bear River 81 Elk Drive
Bear River, WY 82930
PUBLISHED: Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 2022 01183
Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality
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 Moser Energy Systems to operate 250 temporary portable rich burn natural gas fired generator engines consisting of any configuration of 118 hp Doosan 8.1L NA engines, 239 hp Doosan 8.1L T engines, 302 hp Doosan 11.1L engines, 402 hp Doosan 14.6L engines and 612 hp Doosan 21.9L engines (ENG001-ENG250), to be operated at oil and gas well sites at various locations in Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Johnson, Laramie, Lincoln, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sweetwater, Uinta, Washakie and Weston Counties, Wyoming.
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 F027573 and permit number P0034460 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 at (307) 635-1784. Please reference A0012979 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, February 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.
PUBLISHED: Jan. 25, 2022 01253
FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE
WHEREAS, default in the payment of principal and interest has occurred under the terms of a Promissory Note (the “Note”) dated March 10, 1999, executed and delivered by Marvin D. Ortega (“Mortgagor”) to Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation, and a real estate Mortgage (the “Mortgage”) of the same date securing the Note, which Mortgage was executed and delivered by said Mortgagor, to said Mortgagee, and which Mortgage was recorded on March 10, 1999, at Reception No. R90990, in Book 712, at Page 471 in the public records in the office of the County Clerk and ex-officio Register of Deeds in and for Uinta County, State of Wyoming; and
WHEREAS, the Mortgage was assigned for value as follows:
Assignee: U.S. Bank, N.A. as Trustee for Manufactured Housing Contract Senior/Subordinate Pass-Through Certificate Trust 1999-3
Assignment dated: March 16, 2017
Assignment recorded: March 23, 2017
Assignment recording information: at Reception No. 1033125, in Book 1051, at Page 347
All in the records of the County Clerk and ex-officio Register of Deeds in and for Uinta County, 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 as of January 19, 2022 being the total sum of $93,908.27, plus interest, costs expended, late charges, and attorneys’ fees accruing thereafter through the date 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;
WHEREAS, if the foreclosure sale is set aside for any reason, the Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only to a return of his/her/its money paid. The Purchaser shall have no further recourse against the Mortgagee, Mortgagor, Servicer or their attorneys;
NOW, THEREFORE U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, for Manufactured Housing Contract Senior/Subordinate Pass-Through Certificate Trust 1999-3 , 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 Uinta County, Wyoming to the highest bidder for cash at 10:00 o’clock in the forenoon on February 23, 2022 at the information desk at the Uinta County Courthouse located at 225 9th Street, Evanston, WY 82930, for application on the above described amounts secured by the Mortgage, said mortgaged property being described as follows, to-wit:
All of Lots 13, 14, 15 and 16 in Block 2 of the Mountain Meadow Subdivision, Phase 2, being located in Uinta County, Wyoming.
With an address of 102 Pine Street, Urie a/k/a Lyman, WY 82937 (the undersigned disclaims liability for any error in the address).
Together with all improvements thereon situate and all fixtures and appurtenances thereto.
Mortgagee shall have the exclusive right to rescind the foreclosure sale during the redemption period. In the event that the sale is rescinded or vacated for any reason, the successful purchaser shall only be entitled to a refund of their purchase price and/or statutory interest rate.
Dated: January 11, 2022 U.S. Bank National Association,
as Trustee, for Manufactured Housing Contract
Senior/Subordinate Pass-Through Certificate Trust 1999-3
By: Shelly M. Espinosa
Halliday, Watkins & Mann, P.C.
376 East 400 South, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
HWM File # WY10198
PUBLISHED: Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 2022 01252
Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Notice of Proposed Underground Injection Control Permit
The Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program regulates certain discharges of pollutants into groundwaters of the state. Operators of these discharges are required to receive coverage under a UIC permit. The permits contain limitations and conditions that will ensure underground sources of drinking water are protected. Prior to issuing permits, the UIC Program prepares a 30-day public notice to inform interested parties of proposed permits and offers an opportunity to provide written comments.
The purpose of this notification is to inform the public that the UIC Program is proposing the issuance of a renewal permit and has prepared a public notice that is available at the WDEQ’s website (https://deq.wyoming.gov/public-notices/) under the topic of interest entitled Water – Underground Injection Control. The public notice includes copies of currently proposed permits, relevant application material, and clearly defines the deadline and process for providing written comments. The public comment period begins January 25, 2022, and ends February 24, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Troy Sanders, P.G., Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Water Quality Division, 200 West 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002, 307-777-2960, [email protected] Para Española, visit deq.wyoming.gov.
PUBLISHED: Jan 25, 2022 01251
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TAKE NOTICE that on the 11th day of January 2022, the governing body of the Town of Bear River, Uinta County, Wyoming, adopted a Resolution expressing its intent to annex a parcel of land located within the SW1/4 of Section 2, Township 16 North, Range 121 West, 6TH P.M., Uinta County, Wyoming. A location map showing the area to be annexed is set forth below. An Annexation Report has been prepared and is available for review at the Town Clerk’s office which, in summary, indicates there are no infrastructure improvements needed within the existing boundaries of the Town to accommodate the proposed annexation. Upon written request, the Town Clerk will provide a legal description of the area to be annexed and the names of the person owning property within the area.
On February 8, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., a public hearing will be held in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall, 81 Elk Drive, Bear River, Wyoming, to receive comments from members of the public, to determine if the proposed annexation meets the conditions of W.S. 15-1-402 and if the required procedures have been met.
Dated this 12th day of January 2022.
Barb Couture, Town Clerk
PUBLISHED: January 18 and 25, 2022 01182