Public Notices 08/20/2015

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Benchmark Storage

412 Bastille Drive

Pagosa Springs, CO.81147

Sunetha Property Management

970-731-4344

Notice of sale or disposal of contents:

#26: Kathryn Nelson

Date of sale or disposal : September 1, 2015

Contents: miscellaneous household

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless are proposing to build a 70-foot Stealth Structure (Pine Tree) Communications Tower in the vicinity of Lake Forest Circle, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. Public comments regarding potential effects from this site on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: K. Pirot, 303.218.3536, 165 S. Union Blvd., Ste. 310, Lakewood, CO 80228 or by email at kate.pirot@us.bureauveritas.com.

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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Public Notice:

The Board of County Commissioner of Archuleta County sitting as the Local Licensing Authority will be holding a Public Hearing regarding the renewal of J and J Enterprises Inc., Retail Marijuana Center, Medical Marijuana Center and Medical and Retail Optional Premises Cultivation Licenses. The Hearing will be held on Sept. 1, 2015 at 1:30 p.m., 398 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HEARING ON September 1, 2015 

Brian and Carleen Mangold, represented by Mountain Land Associates of Pagosa Springs, have made application for vacation of an access easement across their property, in the N1/2NW1/4 GLO Lot 2, and S1/2NW1/4 GLO Lot 2, S23 T35N R2W NMPM, at 155 Travis Place, Pagosa Springs, as provided by Section 4.6.5 of the Archuleta County Land Use Regulations.

The Archuleta County Planning Commission will consider this proposal at a public meeting on August 26, 2015, at 6:00pm, Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 398 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs. The Archuleta Board of County Commission will then hold a public hearing on the proposal on September 1, 2015, at 1:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Meeting Room, 398 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs. Public comments will be taken at the hearing. Comments regarding this proposal may also be submitted to the Archuleta County Planning Department, P.O. Box 1507, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507, telephone: (970) 264-1390 or to jshepard@archuletacounty.org .

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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Notice of Annual Meeting 2015

The annual meeting and election of directors for Western Heritage Event Center, Inc., also the organizer and sponsor of the annual Red Ryder Roundup® Rodeo, will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the County Extension Building.

Only registered members of record as of June 30, 2014 will be entitled to vote.  Proxy votes must be in writing designating the person who is to cast the vote (who must also be a registered member of the corporation) and have the signature of member and date.  Proxies must be presented at the beginning of the annual meeting at registration.  The maximum number of proxies any individual can represent is five. Current board members are: Jess Ketchum, Alvin Schaaf, Lisa Scott, Linda Moulton, Pennie DeClark, J.R. Ford, John Martin, Tim McRee, Mike Ray, and Twine Regester, all Directors.

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

NOTICE AND APPLICATION FOR HEARING

DOCKET NO. 150900352

TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES AND TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Pursuant to Rule 522.e., the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (“Commission” or “COGCC”) Staff will apply to the Commission at its September 14-15, 2015 hearing for an Order Finding Violation (“OFV”) against BP America Production Company (“BP America”) (Operator No. 10000). This Notice and Application is being served to adjudicate the allegations made in the below-described Notice of Alleged Violation (“NOAV”), the allegations of which are incorporated herein.

BP America is the operator of a produced water flowline at SWNE Sec 7, T32N R5W (Spill Release Point ID: 441424) (“flowline”) in Archuleta County. On March 30, 2015, the surface owner notified BP America of a water leak on his property. BP America responded the same day, stopped the release, and began clean-up operations. On March 31, 2015, COGCC Staff inspected the spill site and observed that the release had flowed from the pipeline right of way through a wooded area and entered a dry irrigation ditch, where water had not been turned on for the season.

On April 14, 2015, Commission Staff issued a Notice of Alleged Violation (“NOAV”) (No. 200429174) to BP America citing violations of the following COGCC Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2 CCR 404-1 (“Rule” or “Rules”):

a. Rule 605.d. (Oil and Gas Facilities, Mechanical Conditions) for the failure maintain the flowline in good mechanical condition; and

b. Rule 1101.e. (Installation and Reclamation, Pressure Testing) for the failure to pressure test the flowline annually to anticipate maximum operating pressure.

COGCC staff requests that BP America be found in violation of the rules cited above and assessed a penalty pursuant to Rule 523.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to: 1) the general jurisdiction granted to the Commission under § 34-60-105 C.R.S.; 2) specific powers granted pursuant to § 34-60-106 C.R.S.; 3) the State Administrative Procedure Act at § 24-4-105 C.R.S.; and 4) the 500-Series Rules, that the Commission has scheduled the above-entitled matter for hearing on:

Dates: Monday, September 14, 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Place: Western State Colorado University

University Center, South Ballroom

600 North Adams Street

Gunnison, CO 81231

The Notice and Application for Hearing in its entirety and additional information is available at http://cogcc.state.co.us/reg.html#/hearings by scrolling to the appropriate Docket month.

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Estate of Marilyn N. Lager, Deceased

Case No. 2015PR030052

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Archuleta County, Colorado on or before November 11, 2015, or the claims may be forever barred.

Daniel L. Fiedler

P.O. Box 5633

Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Published August 20, 27 and September 3, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Estate of Theodore Leighton, Deceased

Case No. 2015PR030050

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Personal Representative or to the District Court of Archuleta County, Colorado on or before December 20, 2015, or the claims may be forever barred.

Daniel L. Fiedler

P.O. Box 5633

Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Published August 20, 27 and September 3, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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OPPORTUNITY TO OBJECT

Chimney Rock National Monument Management Plan

San Juan National Forest, Pagosa and Columbine Ranger Districts

Archuleta County

Kara Chadwick, Forest Supervisor, has prepared an Environmental Impact Statement and a Draft Record of Decision for the development of a Management Plan for the Chimney Rock National Monument. It is Kara Chadwick’s intention to select Alternative 2, the Proposed Action, which would authorize the adoption of the Management Plan. The Management Plan will amend direction for the management of the Monument currently found in the San Juan National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan, will provide direction and guidance for the various resources within the Monument, and will guide all future projects and activities within the Monument.

The EIS and Draft ROD are available on-line at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/sanjuan/project. These documents are also available for review at the Pagosa Ranger District Office at 180 Pagosa Street, Pagosa Springs, Colorado. For more information about the project contact Kevin Khung at 970-264-2268.

This draft decision is subject to administrative review (objection) pursuant to 36 CFR Part 219 Subpart B. Objections will be accepted only from those who have previously submitted substantive formal comments specific to the Chimney Rock National Monument Management Plan during any opportunity for public comment. Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted timely, specific written comments regarding the proposed project unless based on new information arising after the designated comment opportunities.

Objections, including attachments, must be filed via postal service, e-mail, express delivery, hand delivered, or messenger service to: Objection Reviewing Officer, Regional Forester Daniel Jiron, Rocky Mountain Region, 740 Simms Street, Golden, CO 80401-4720; email to r02admin_review@fs.fed.us; FAX to 303-275-5134; or hand-deliver Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Electronically mailed objections must be submitted in an email message, plain text (.txt), Word (.doc or .docx), Portable Document Format (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file formats. Incorporation of documents by reference is permitted only as provided in §219.54(b). It is the objector’s responsibility to ensure timely filing of a written objection with the reviewing officer pursuant to §219.56(c). All objections are available for public inspection during and after the objection process.

Objections must be submitted within 60 calendar days following the publication of this notice in the newspaper of record (Durango Herald). The publication date in the newspaper of record is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an objection. Those wishing to object should not rely upon dates or timeframe information provided by any other source. The regulations prohibit extending the time to file an objection.

At a minimum, objections must contain the following minimum content requirements (36 CFR 219.54(c)): 1) The objector’s name and address, along with a telephone number, or email address if available; 2) a signature or other verification of authorship upon request (a scanned signature for Email may be filed with the objection); 3) when multiple names are listed on an objection, identification of the lead objector (verification of the identity of the lead objector shall be provided upon request); 4) the name of the plan, plan amendment, or plan revision being objected to, and the name and title of the Responsible Official; and 5) a statement of the issues and/or the parts of the plan, plan amendment, or plan revision to which the objection applies; 6) a concise statement explaining the objection and suggesting how the proposed plan decision may be improved. If applicable, the objector should identify how the objector believes that the plan, plan amendment, or plan revision is inconsistent with law, regulation, or policy; and 7) a statement that demonstrates the link between prior substantive formal comments attributed to the objector and the content of the objection, unless the objection concerns an issue that arose after the opportunities for formal comment.

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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OPPORTUNITY TO OBJECT

Chimney Rock National Monument Project Implementation

San Juan National Forest, Pagosa and Columbine Ranger Districts

Archuleta County

Kara Chadwick, Forest Supervisor, has prepared an Environmental Impact Statement and a Draft Record of Decision for several projects within the Chimney Rock National Monument. It is Kara Chadwick’s intention to select Alternative 2, the Proposed Action, which would authorize the construction of up to 1 mile of interpretive trails, new visitor facilities and parking areas near the existing visitor cabin, visitor shelters near the upper parking area, as well as various prohibitions designed to minimize disturbance to peregrine falcons and prevent other resource damage.

The EIS and Draft ROD are available on-line at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/sanjuan/project. These documents are also available for review at the Pagosa Ranger District Office at 180 Pagosa Street, Pagosa Springs, Colorado. For more information about the project contact Kevin Khung at 970-264-2268.

This draft decision is subject to administrative review (objection) pursuant to 36 CFR 218 Subpart B. Objections will be accepted only from those who have previously submitted specific written comments regarding the proposed project during scoping or other designated opportunity for public comment in accordance with §218.5(a). Issues raised in objections must be based on previously submitted timely, specific written comments regarding the proposed project unless based on new information arising after the designated comment opportunities.

Objections, including attachments, must be filed via postal service, e-mail, express delivery, hand delivered, or messenger service to: Objection Reviewing Officer, Regional Forester Daniel Jiron, Rocky Mountain Region, 740 Simms Street, Golden, CO 80401-4720; email to r02admin_review@fs.fed.us; FAX to 303-275-5134; or hand-deliver Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Electronically mailed objections must be submitted in an email message, plain text (.txt), Word (.doc or .docx), Portable Document Format (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file formats.

Objections must be submitted within 45 calendar days following the publication of this notice in the newspaper of record (Durango Herald). The publication date in the newspaper of record is the exclusive means for calculating the time to file an objection. Those wishing to object should not rely upon dates or timeframe information provided by any other source. The regulations prohibit extending the time to file an objection.

Objections must contain the minimum content requirements specified in §218.8(d); incorporation of documents by reference is permitted only as provided in §218.8(b). It is the objector’s responsibility to ensure timely filing of a written objection with the reviewing officer pursuant to §218.9. All objections are available for public inspection during and after the objection process.

Published August 20, 2015 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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