Ads for 04/09/15


ATV, Boat and Snowmobile Owners! You can now renew your Colorado OHV registrations on line at: www.parks.state.co.us

The Rio Blanco Herald Times accepts all major credit cards. You can fax your classified ad or subscription to (970)878-4016 or email to: debbiew@theheraldtimes.com

RIO BLANCO Masonic Lodge #80 meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., at 7th and Park, Meeker.

AA & Al-Anon Meetings – Rangely Alcoholics Anonymous – Open meetings Tues & Thurs, 7 p.m., 115 Kennedy Dr., St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Rangely. Al-Anon meets Monday, 8:15 p.m., 207 S. Sunset, 1st Baptist Church, Rangely. Al-Anon info call 970-629-5064 or 970-629-2970.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mon. 7 p.m., Weds. 7 p.m., Fri. 7 p.m. St. James Church – enter from back parking lot, meetings are downstairs in Richards Hall, 4th & Park, Meeker 878-4158 878-5919 878-5636 Al-Anon Thurs. 7 p.m. 878-5655

Rangely Victim Services An open door for the protection and care of abused and battered persons. Non-emergency call 629-9691 . Emergencies call 911. Providing assistance for victims of violent crimes.

New Eden Pregnancy Care Services – pregnancy tests, emergency supplies, guidance by trained volunteers, classes on pregnancy and child care, post-abortion support, referrals. Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 345 Main Street, Meeker. Email: newedenpcs@gmail.com or (970)878-5117 and 219 Sunset Avenue Rangely. Email: newedenrangely@gmail.com or (970) 675-2300. All services are confidential.

Meeker Housing Authority Board of Directors meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 2:30 p.m. at The Pines, 875 Water St., Meeker.

Veterans Service Offices Rio Blanco County: Veterans Service Officer – Joe Dungan, Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., County Administration Building, 200 Main Street Suite 300, Meeker. 878-9690 office, 878-3219home. Fax 878-9581. Rangely: Veterans Service Officer – Hoot Gibson, Tuesday and Thursday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., County Annex, 17497 State Hwy 64, Rangely. 878-9695 office, 675-2669 home.

SAFEHOUSE If you are being abused physically or mentally, you can call SAFEHOUSE for confidential shelter and help. 878-3131

The Rangely Moms Group gives pregnant women and mothers of newborns through elementary school-aged children time to take a break, join in discussions and crafts, and build relationships with other moms. We meet the first Thursday of each month from September through May, from 9-11 a.m. at Grace Baptist Church (144 S. Stanolind Ave.). Join us! For more information, call Heather Zadra at (970) 629-9937.

Food Bank of the Rockies mobile food pantry truck will be providing Food assistance to community members of Rio Blanco County. Scheduled Dates for 2015: January 29, February 26, March 26, April 30 & May 28. The Food Bank will be at the Meeker Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring your own boxes to transport food. Seniors and handicapped served first. No qualifications or eligibility forms. Product distributed to anyone seeking food assistance on first come, first served basis. 40# senior box pickup at 10:30. Applications available for over age 60. FBR contact: Jill Heidel 877-953-3937. Sponsor contact: Debra Barney 970-878-9650.

Clothed figure drawing sessions Thursday evenings upstairs in Hugus Building. 6-9PM. Models needed – for information see Pat at The Upstairs Gallery.


Please call before 9:00 a.m. day of meal

878-5627 or 675-8112

Senior Citizen Nutrition Program

Meals served at noon. Reservations appreciated. Suggested Donation Over 60 – $2.50. Under 60 – Guest Fee $7. (Did you know? Homebound trays can be ordered for over 60, suggested donation $2.50 – 12:10 p.m. pickup.)


FRIDAY, April 10: Hamburger & tater tot casserole, spinach salad, cottage cheese, pears.

MONDAY, April 13: Baked steak teriyaki, mashed potatoes, green beans, kiwi.

TUESDAY, April 14: Sloppy joes, seasoned spinach, frog eye salad, Mandarin oranges.

WEDNESDAY April 15: Chicken fajitas, black beans w/ cilantro, Mexicali corn, Grapes.

FRIDAY, April 17: Pork roast, brown gravy, roasted sweet potatoes, tarragon asparagus, hot bean casserole, orange.

The VFW, American Legion, and VFW Ladies Auxiliary will meet the second Monday of each month at 5:30 PM at 290 4th St. For further information call (970) 878-5326.


Quality is like buying oats. If you want good, clean oats you must pay a fair price. However, if you are satisfied with oats that have already been through the horse, well, they are a little cheaper.

785 Park Ave 878-4346 www.pistolriverleather.com


Annual Spring Consignment AUCTION Saturday April 11th at 9:00 a.m , 2368 S. 1500 E. in Vernal, Utah Equipment of all kinds, Many Vehicles, Trucks, Trailers, Campers, Boats, ATV s, Motorcycles, Lawn & Garden items, Pipe, New & Used Tools, Generators, Air Compressors, Lumber, Tack, Hunting & Camping items, Guns, Ammo, Antiques & Collectibles, Coins, Household Items, & much more! For more information or to Consign to this Auction please call ZJ Auction Service, Inc. 435-789-7424. www.zjauction.com

ESTATE AUCTION, Saturday, April 11, 10:00 AM, 2245 I Rd., Grand Junction, CO. 2004 Chevy Avalanche, 20′ bumper pull flatbed trailer, Arctic Cat snowmachine, 18 HP garden tractor w/plow, nice 1982 20′ Range 395 V Bass boat w/extras, approx 80 joints 2 7/8 drill stem pipe, hand & power tools, small oxy torch set, culvert, stock tanks, 5 guns and more. Above items sell first. Approx 50 pieces of nice antique furniture of all kinds, wagon wheels, yard art, glassware, crocks, pictures, collectables, books, indian blankets, 1939 German quarter, etc, modern furniture, 2 washers & dryers, stove, fridge, exercise equipment and more. Treasures will be found. Should start antiques & household about 10:40 AM. For more info call Steve Claypoole, CP Auction Service 970-260-5577. Must see web www.cpauction.com “Call me about a sale for you.”


In home care services available day or night. Will travel. Call (970) 620 – 0917.


Good used T-posts 175 @ $2.00 ea or $300 for all. Jerry 878-0624

Huberwoods in Lapoint, UT Corral Poles 8′-20′, Fence Stays Posts 8′ (pine & cedar), Line and Corner Teepee poles and Small Logs (will deliver 2.00/loaded mile) Call Brad: (435) 790-3038 or (435) 247-2481


Snowblower-Husqvarna 24″, 2 stage, 5.5 HP, Tecumseh, single lever adjustable chute control, variable front & rear drive. Good, reliable machine, $225. Call Ron (970)878-3507.


Tempur-pedic duel King Rhapsody TXL w/duel ergo adjustable advanced frame. Massage, wave, head and feet adjust, remote controlled. Brand new condition. $7,741.75 new-sell for $5,000 or best offer. 970-878-0381


Colt AR-15, pre-ban, 8 mags, $1500 OBO. (970) 618-8375.


Emerald City Lawn Care Weekly, Biweekly, As Needed Services. Free Estimates. No Contracts. Let us take care of your lawn! (970) 220-2040

Lawn Care Needed

The Meeker Sanitation District is asking for bids to do lawn care at the Office at 265 8th Street. For further information please call 878-5192 or stop by the Office at 265 8th Street.


ASK ABOUT OUR CNC MACHINING Can’t get a metal part? We can make all kinds of parts. We have CNC Machine equipment, lathe and tooling to do the job. Contact Phil at Family Automotive and Machine. (970)878-5606.


To LOCATE Norma, Amaryllis or Betty Osborn (Children of Lowell Osborn) for June “High Mesa” School Reunion. Call 970-824-6713 or write 633 Ledford St, Apt 106, Craig, Co 81625


MEEKER – 200 MESA DR. Furniture, vintage & antiques, misc. 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

MEEKER – 1057 Hill St.,Saturday, April 11, 8:00 AM to Noon. Lots of household items and miscellaneous.


Position: Family Helper

Job Site: Meeker, CO

Duties: Cooking, Cleaning, Laundry, Gardening, Yard Work, Field, Irrigation, Animal Care

Other Requirements: Driver’s License w/ Clean Driving Record, Drug Testing, Background Check

Education: High School / GED

Training Requirements: N/A

Knowledge & Skills: Familiarity with irrigating & hay production, ability to tend to small farm animals, able to lift 50 pounds, maintain a positive attitude, work amongst a busy family

Technical Skills: N/A

Job Experience: N/A

Wage: $14.26 Hours: 20 Hours Per Week

Benefits: Room and Board

Start Date: 8/1/2015

Applications Due: 4/17/2015

Contact: Suzan Pelloni 970-623-2900

SAMUELSON’S TRUE VALUE is seeking full-time and part-time help. Pay dependent upon experience. Pick up application at Samuelson’s 43900 HWY 13, Meeker, CO.

Groundsmen for tree trimming crew. Must have valid Colorado drivers license and pass drug test. Temporary, full-time work. Will work 4-10 hour days Monday through Thursday.To apply call (970)275 -3066.

Now hiring for EXPERIENCED Heavy Equipment Operators & Laborers. Operators with Class A CDL license a plus. Work located in Meeker, CO & surrounding area. 970-878-3474

Kitchen Positions Looking for qualified individuals for kitchen positions. Must be able to communicate, be dependable, and able to put in a good day or night’s work. Apply in person and ask for Henry at Ma Famiglia.


Seasonal Park Laborer Positions

The ERBM Recreation & Park District is seeking three seasonal non-benefited Park Laborers, who could work up to 40 hours per week from May to October. Hiring range is $10.45-$13.85/hr. Duties include; perform manual labor, maintenance and repair of parks, trails, recreational facilities, landscaping, buildings and other ERBM Recreation & Park District assets. Requirements include, but are not limited to: be at least 16 years of age; willing to work a schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, split shifts and holidays; must establish and maintain positive working relationships with subordinates, coworkers and supervisors; must work well in a progressive, team-oriented environment as well as independently depending on circumstances; ability to safely and effectively operate tools, equipment and vehicles. A completed ERBM Recreation & Park District job application is required for consideration and should be returned to ERBM Recreation & Park District, Attn: Human Resources, 101 Ute Rd, Meeker, CO 81641. Applicants are available at the Meeker Recreation Center and on the website, www.MeekerRecDistrict.com. Complete job description is available upon request. Applications will be accepted through April 17, 2015. ERBM Recreation & Park District is an equal opportunity employer.


FSBO: 22 Acre horse property and RV service, heated utility building with W/D service, new fence and more. 4751 County Road 7.(580)377-9436. $85,000.00.


2 BR/1 1/2 BA Duplex. Fenced yard, covered parking, pets negotiable. $550 month + $650 deposit. 970-878-5486 or 970-930-5646.

2 bdr/1 1/2 BA townhome. No smoking, no pets. $600 a month. Call 970-396-1924

FOR RENT: 1 BDR/1 BA $395 a month plus deposit. Call 878-3736 or 970-260-8844.

FOR RENT – Newer 4 BDR, 2.5 BA, 2 car garage, fenced back yard, w/d included, energy efficient, sewer & water paid. Newly painted inside, very fresh, clean. Meeker. 970-629-9714

Storage Depot 10×25 unit. 878-4808.

Apartment for rent. 2 BDR, 1 BA, $500 per month, includes utilities. Call (970)878-5026.

Clean, quiet 2 BDR, 1 BA apartment, $425/ month + deposit. Call (970) 878-3736 or (970) 260-8844

AVAILABLE NOW: retail space in the center of Meeker at 6th and Main in the historic Hugus Building. Includes over 5000 square feet and loading dock in the alley. This former general store has Main Street display, windows, an antique ceiling, freight elevator, built-in cupboards and 1910 era show cases. Call 970-878-4138 for details.

CLEAN REMODELED 2BD apartments, in-house laundry, storage units available, close to shopping and the downtown area & more. $575 per month. Western Exposures Realty LLC (970) 878-5877.

Clean 2BD/2BA Apartments. Furnished/Unfurnished-in unit WD, utilities included. Year lease $800, $1,500 damage deposit. Shorter term options available. Western Exposures Realty (970) 878-5877.

Halandras Building, 300 sq. ft. interior office, includes utilities. Off street parking, easy access. (970)629-9714.

Commercial office space available in Hugus Building, downtown Meeker. 878-4138.


Nice 2 BDR/2BA duplex with attached covered parking, no pets. Available now. (970) 778-5040.

SILVER SAGE RV PARK (970)675-2259 RV Spaces for rent. Managers: Dana & Debbie Hanvey (970)675-2259 (970)216-0138

Commercial property with great location. Main Street. Call for particulars. Available now. (970)778-5040.

Large 2 BDR/1BA apt for rent, quiet and private, good location. No pets. (970)778-5040.

Rangely Duplex for rent $650.00 plus deposit. 2 BDR, available immediately, newly remodeled inside and out. Contact Dan (970)462-6858 or Rodney (970)462-6538.


Trailers, hitches, flatbeds, toolboxes, trailer service and truck accessories. We are a “one stop shop” truck and trailer outfitter. B&W gooseneck hitches $597 installed. Pine Country Trailer Sales, Grand Junction. 1-800-287-6532.



Estate James Robert Craig, a/k/a James R. Craig, a/k/a James Craig

Case Number: 15PR30003

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to District Court of Rio Blanco County, Colorado on or before July 27, 2015, or the claims may be forever barred. Lorraine A. Craig, Personal Representative 793 Sunset Drive South Minnetonka, MN 55305 Publish: March 26, April 2, & April 9, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times


Notice is hereby given of the filing of Permit Revision 04 (PR-04) to the Colowy Coal Mine Permit No. C-1981-019, by Colowyo Coal Company L.P., 5731 State Highway 13, Meeker, CO. 81641, with the Colorado Division Reclamation Mining and Safety, Colorado Department of Natural Resources, 1313 Sherman Street, Suite 215, Denver, Colorado 80203. PR-04 proposes updates to the Collom Mine expansion area to reflect changes to the mine plan, a reconfiguration of the temporary out of pit stockpile, proposed sediment control measures including additional sediment pond locations, a new facilities layout, and revisions to the permit boundary. Lands to be affected by this Permit Revision are owned by Colowyo Coal Company L.P., the State of Colorado and the Bureau of Land Management and are located approximately 28 miles south of Craig, Colorado, west of Colorado State Highway 13 and west of Moffat County Road 51. The affected area can be located on U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute quadrangle map Nos. N4015-W10745/7.5 (Axial, Colorado) and N4007.5-W10745/7.5 (Ninemile Gap, Colorado), 40107 C8-TF-024 (Easton Gulch, Colorado) and N4007.5-WW10752.5/7.5 (Devils Hole Gulch, Colorado) and is more particularly described as follows: All or portions of Sections 2-6, 7-11, 14-22, and 28-30 of Township 3 North, Range 93 West, all or portions of Sections 13, 15-18, 20-24, 26-30, and 31-34 of Township 4 North, Range 93, all or portions of Sections 1-3, 10-12, and 14-15 of Township 3 North, Range 94 West, and all or portions of Sections 12, 13, 18, 23-27, and 34-36 of Township 4 North, Range 94 West of the 6th P.M., Moffat County and Rio Blanco County, Colorado, A precise description of the Permit Boundary can be found in Volume2A, Exhibit 1, Item 12 of the permit document and is included herein by reference. A copy of the application for this Permit Revision is on file at the Moffat County Clerk and Recorder s Office in the Moffat County Courthouse located at 221 West Victory Way, Craig, Colorado, 81625 and the Rio Blanco County Clerk and Recorder s Office in the Rio Blanco Courthouse located at 555 Main Street #303, Meeker, CO, 8164. Questions concerning this Permit Revision should be directed to Tony Tennyson, Senior Environmental Engineer at Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc., at (970) 824-1232. Any person having an interest concerning this Permit Revision has the right to provide written comments or objections to the Colorado Division Reclamation Mining and Safety at the address noted above. Comments to the Division must be made within 30 days after the final publication of this notice. Published: April 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Notice of Sale to satisfy Lien of Self-Service Storage Facility Re: Unit Number : 09 McGolrick Notice is given, pursuant to Title 38, Article 21.5, that charges in the amount of $2,720.00 are, and for the last 30 days have remained, due and owing to the undersigned Curtis Creek Storage LLC., A Colorado Corporation, whose principle place of business is 1080 Garfield St, Meeker CO 81641 Notice if further given that unless such charges are paid within 30 days after receipt of this notice, the above described personal property will be advertised for sale pursuant to 38-21.5-103, and will be sold at 386 Curtis Creek Drive on June 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM, to the highest bidder for cash. Publish April 9, and April 16, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times





Notice is hereby given that on Monday, April 13, 2015, the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners will open proposals submitted for the development of a Land and Resource Use Plan for the Douglas Creek Conservation District, the White River Conservation District, and Rio Blanco County in a public meeting at 11:15 a.m. Published: April 9, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times





The EASTERN RIO BLANCO METROPOLITAN RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT, a political subdivision of the State of Colorado, is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to perform the following construction services at Meeker Recreation Center aquatic facility: Removal and replacement of approximately 1,500 square feet of tile in the lap pool, leisure pool and whirlpool. Tile cleanup and acid washing of entire lap pool, leisure pool, and whirlpool. Project must begin on May 11, 2015 and be completed no later than May 28, 2015. Proposal must include proof of similar work previously performed by contractor. This is a Guaranteed Maximum Price public works project. For more information or to schedule a walkthrough of the aquatic facility, contact Rodney Gerloff, Parks and Facilities Manager at rodneyg@meekerrecdistrict.com or (970) 878-3403 ext 405. Proposals must be received by the District before 5 p.m. on April 17, 2015 at the District Administrative Office, Meeker Recreation Center, 101 Ute Road, Meeker, CO 81641. Proposals received after the submission deadline will not be considered. EASTERN RIO BLANCO METROPOLITAN RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT /s/ Sean VonRoenn, Executive Director Publish: April 9, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times



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Publish April 9, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

Board of County Commissioners

Monday, April 13, 2015 Meeker, Colorado

Tentative Board Agenda

Items of routine and non-controversial nature are placed on the consent agenda. Any Commissioner or member of the audience may request an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately on the regular agenda prior to action being taken by the Board on the Consent Agenda.

Public Comment: Any member of the public may address the Board on matters which are within the jurisdiction of the Board. If you are addressing the Board regarding a matter listed on the Agenda, you are requested to make your comments when the Board takes that matter. Please limit your comments to three minutes per member or five minutes per group. The public comment time is not for questions and answers. It is your time to express your views.

11:00 a.m. Call to order: Pledge of Allegiance

Changes to the April 13, 2015 Tentative Agenda

Approval of the April 13 2015 Agenda


Agenda for April 13, 2015

Approval of the Board Minutes of March 16, 2015

Liquor License renewal for Seven Lakes Lodge LLC

AGNC Technical Assistance Grant letter

Emergency Fire Fund Agreement: Memorandum of Understanding with Colorado Department of Public Safety for the benefit of the Division of Fire Prevention and Control

DOLA Application Approval Energy and Mineral Impact Assessment Program Application for the Rio Blanco County Wireless Broadband Infrastructure Project in the amount of $2 million dollars

Approval of Letter of Engagement with Rebecca Watson for preparation of an Amicus Brief in the NWCOGA v. BLM case in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 and authorize the County Attorney to sign on behalf of the Commissioners

Approval of Liquor License Transfer for Meeker Golf Course

Approval and execution of closing documents for the purchase of the Abbott property including payment in the amount of $282,632.48, plus closing costs

Business Agenda:


A resolution authorizing the Clerk and Recorder Office, excluding Motor Vehicle and Elections, to be closed to the public on Election Day, November 3rd, 2015

A resolution canceling an outstanding check in the amount of $94.40

Consideration of a Resolution approving the renewal of an Ambulance Service License for the Rangely District Hospital Ambulance Service.

Consideration of a Resolution approving the renewal of an Ambulance Service License for the Rio Blanco Fire Protection Service Meeker Ambulance Service

Bids: 2015 helicopter aerial spraying of herbicide for Rio Blanco County

Network Operator for Rio Blanco County Broadband Project

Proposals for the development of a Land & Resource Management Plan for Rio Blanco County 2015 small vehicle

MOU Contracts and Agreements:

Agreement for services with Asset Engineering for the design-build for Rangely projects (signed out of session), not to exceed the following:

Project A – $320,000.00

Project B – $62,900.00

Project C – $92,500.00

TOTAL – $475,400.00

WREA Agreement to reroute power lines as CR 5 and SH 64 in an amount not to exceed $175,344.66

Approve and execute contract for the purchase of real property located at E. Main Street, Rangely, CO, known as the Kum & Go in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00

Approval of Task Order No.16 pursuant to Paragraph 3.0 of the County Transportation System Professional Services Contract with HDR Engineering , Inc. providing for Final Design and Environmental Documentation for the CR-73 Bridge over the White River Replacement Project in an amount not to exceed $299,442.01 for the period April 13, 2015 through May 31, 2016.

Other Business:

Motion to fill vacancy on the Meeker Lodging Tax Board

Road & Bridge Monthly Update Dave Morlan

Public Comments

County Commissioners Updates


The agenda is provided for informational purposes only; all times are approximate. Agenda items will normally be considered in the order they appear on the agenda. However, the Board may alter the Agenda, take breaks during the meeting, work through the noon hour and even continue an item for a future meeting date. The Board, while in session, may consider other items that are brought before it. Scheduled items may be continued if the Board is unable to complete the Agenda as scheduled. The next regular Board meeting is tentatively scheduled for April 20, 2015, in Rangely at the County Annex Building. Please check the County website for information at www.rbc.us. If you need special accommodations please call 970-878-9570 in advance of the meeting so that reasonable accommodations may be made. Published: April 9, 2015 The Rio Blanco Herald Times

Worksession with Candidates for Council Interviews at 6:00 pm

Town of Rangely

April 14, 2015 – 7:00pm Agenda


Call to Order

Roll Call


Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes of Meeting

Approval of the minutes of the March 24, 2015 meeting.

Petitions and Public Input

Changes to the Agenda

Public Hearings – 7:15pm

Comittee/Board Meetings

Supervisor Reports

Mike Englert – Bldg & Grounds

Alden Vanden Brink – Utilities

Reports from Officers – Town Manager Update

New Business

Discussion and Action to Approve the March 2015 Check Register.

Discussion and Action to approve the purchase of a Police Department Cruiser from Still-TerHar Motors Inc. in Broomfield, Colorado for $26,872 and complete Police Package upgrades provided by L.A.W.S. in the amount of $7,792.73.

Discussion and Action to accept nominations, and by majority vote, appoint a candidate to fill a vacancy on the Rangely Board of Trustees created by resignation.

Discussion and Action to fill vacancies on Council Committees for Finance and Human Resources.

Discussion and Action to approve the materials cost of constructing a new enclosed breezeway connector at White River Village.

Informational Items


Water Conservancy MOA Group WRBMD Letter

Final Inspection on Royden Ditch Trail

Scheduled Announcements

Rangely School District board meeting is scheduled for April 21, 2015 at 6:15pm.

Rangely District Library regular meeting April 13, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Rangely District Hospital board meeting is scheduled for April 30, 2015 at 6:00pm.

Rural Fire Protection District board meeting is scheduled for April 20, 2015 at 7:00pm.

Western Rio Blanco Park & Recreation District meeting April 13, 2015 at 7:00pm.

Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District board meeting is April 29, 2015 at 7:00pm.

Rangely Chamber of Commerce board meeting is scheduled for April 16, 2015 at 12:00pm.


Published: April 9, 2015 The Rio Blanco Herald Times




The EASTERN RIO BLANCO METROPOLITAN RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT, a political subdivision of the State of Colorado, is soliciting proposals from qualified food vendors to operate the concession stands during all scheduled ball games from mid-April through August at Paintbrush Park ball fields. Vendor must hold a food services license. For more information contact Shelly Rogers, Recreation Manager, at shellyr@meekerrecdistrict.com or 970-878-3403 ext. 409. Proposals must be received by the District before 5p.m. on April 17, 2015 at the District Administrative Office, Meeker Recreation Center, 101 Ute Road, Meeker, CO 81641. Proposals received after the submission deadline will not be considered. EASTERN RIO BLANCO METROPOLITAN RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT By: Sean VonRoenn, Executive Director Published: April 9, 2015 The Rio Blanco Herald Times


Old Swimming Pool Property

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to §22-32-110(1)(e), The Meeker School District Re-1 (Seller) will sell the property described below through the acceptance of sealed bids. Sealed bids shall be received by Janelle Urista, 555 Garfield St., Meeker, CO 81641, no later than 4:00 p.m. MST Monday, May 4, 2015. The sealed bid envelopes shall be clearly marked SEALED BID on the outside of the sealed envelope. Bids will not be accepted after the above stated date and time. Sealed bids must contain the applicant address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address (if applicable), and the amount of the bid both written out and shown numerically. Terms: (1) Seller reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive bid irregularities in the best interests of the school district. (2) The parcel is being offered as is. It is the responsibility of the bidder to inspect land conditions of the parcel prior to submitting a bid. (3) The District will provide a quit claim deed to the successful bidder. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE SOLD The property subject to this sale is described as follows: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN PARCEL 6 OF GENTRY ESTATES SUBDIVISION FILED AS RECEPTION NO. 78328 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RIO BLANCO COUNTY CLERK AND RECORDER, IN TRACT 68 OF THE 1908 GOVERNMENT LAND OFFICE RESURVEY IN SECTION 23, T1N, R94W OF THE 6TH P.M., IN THE TOWN OF MEEKER, RIO BLANCO COUNTY, COLORADO, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT ANGLE POINT 3 (NO. 6 REBAR AND ALUMINUM CAP RLS 36574) OF SAID TRACT 68, WHENCE ANGLE POINT 2 (NO. 6 REBAR AND ALUMINUM CAP RLS 36574) OF SAID TRACT 68 BEARS N00º02’57 2696.08 FEET; THENCE N00º02’57 ALONG SAID TRACT LINE, 728.68 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE N00º02’57 ALONG SAID TRACT LINE, 60.00 FEET; THENCE S89º57’14 317.39 FEET; THENCE N00º02’09 135.00 FEET; THENCE EAST 125.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST LINE OF PARCEL 6, GENTRY ESTATES; THENCE S00º02’09W, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, 195.10 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF A PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED IN RECEPTION NO. 289699 IN THE OFFICE OF THE RIO BLANCO COUNTY CLERK AND RECORDER; THENCE N89º57’14W, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID PARCEL, 442.40 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 1.00 ACRES MORE OR LESS AND BEING SUBJECT TO ANY EASEMENTS AND/OR RIGHTS-OF-WAY OF RECORD. School Board staff will open the sealed bids at 4:00 p.m., on Monday, May 4, 2015, at the administrative offices of the Seller, 555 Garfield St., Meeker, Colorado, to verify that the bids received meet the minimum requirements. The bid amounts will not be disclosed at the bid opening. This information will remain confidential until it is presented to the School Board in open session at a Board meeting scheduled to be held on May 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. BIDDERS NEED NOT BE PRESENT. If the School Board decides to proceed with the sale of property based on the bids received, the Board will select and approve a bid at the Board meeting. Participation in the bidding process does not create any rights for the highest bidder or anyone else participating in the bidding process. If the Board determines that the sale will proceed, the Seller’s intention is to transfer title and possession of the property to the bidder submitting the selected bid on or before June 30, 2015. If you have any questions regarding the bidding process, contact Janelle Urista at 970.878.9040.

Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23,30, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times


BIDDING ITEM: Meeker School District Old Swimming Pool Property (below Meeker High School)


BIDS: Only one bid per envelope. Each bid shall be in sealed Envelope. Envelope shall be clearly marked with words, SEALED BID. Each bid envelope shall be received at the address listed on the advertisement by 4:00 p.m. MST Monday, May 4, 2015.

ITEM CONDITION: The Old Swimming Pool Property advertised by The Meeker School District Re-1 for sale by bid are to be sold As-Is. The Meeker School District Re-1 shall strive to make its best effort to assist interested parties in obtaining information about the property each item for sale, however the District makes no warranty of the condition of the property or of legal title. Each Bidder shall be responsible for verifying condition of the property and the accuracy of the legal description and any concerns about the property or title to the property item description prior to submitting a bid, and bring to the District attention any discrepancy found.

TERMS OF SALE: The successful bidder shall be provided a Notice of Award by June 30, 2015.

DISTRICT RIGHTS: The District has not set a minimum bid amount. The District retains the right to remove the property for sale at any time up to the Notice of Award should the District determine the sale of the property is not in its best interests. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to waive any irregularities or defects found therein.





BID AMOUNT (U.S.D.) (both written out and numerals):

By signing below, I am indicating that I have read, understand and will comply with the terms and intentions of the conditions of this bid, and will provide payment in full for said item listed above, should I be awarded the Bid.

Bidder’s Signature & Date

Publish: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015 Rio Blanco Herald Times

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