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NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR DECREE

OF DISTRIBUTION OF REAL PROPERTY

 

TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF JERRY L. JONES, Deceased:

 

You are hereby notified that on January 22, 2015, BRANDI JOHNSON and JOSHUA JONES as Claiming Distributees and as the intestate heirs of JERRY L. JONES, the Decedent, filed a verified APPLICATION FOR DECREE OF DISTRIBUTION OF REAL PROPERTY in the District Court, Second Judicial District Albany County, Wyoming, Probate No. 2015-6870.  Claiming Distributees claim the real property owned by the Decedent located in Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming, and described as follows:

 

A tract of land in the SE1/4 of Section 17, Township 15 North, Range 73 West of the 6th P.M., Albany County, Wyoming, more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at a point which the East quarter corner of Section 17 bears North 37°38' East,

a distance of 1,678.50 feet; thence North 88°31' West, a distance of 275.2 feet; thence

South 00°11' West, a distance of 65.05 feet; thence South 88°31' East, a distance of 275.2 feet; thence North 00°11' East, a distance of 65.05 feet to a point of beginning, commonly known as 4717 Ft. Sanders Road, Laramie, Wyoming 82070.

 

Claiming Distributees have alleged that the Decedent owned said real property; that he died intestate on July 7, 2012, a resident of Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming; that no application for the appointment of a personal representative is pending or has been granted in any jurisdiction in this state; that the date of death fair market value of the property, less liens and encumbrances, is less than $200,000.00; that they are entitled to a Decree of Distribution under Section 2-1-205 of the Wyoming Statutes (2013); and that no other person would be entitled to the Decedent's property under probate proceedings.

               

If the alleged facts are not disputed, the District Court shall, upon completion of publication of this Notice, consider the Application and enter its Decree establishing the Claiming Distributees' right and title to the said property. Anyone disputing the alleged facts or otherwise objecting should file written objections with the Clerk of the District Court, Albany County Courthouse, Laramie, Wyoming, within two weeks from the date of first publication of this Notice, on or before February 10, 2015.

 

Dated this 23rd day of January 2015.

               

Aron and Hennig, LLP,

Attorneys for Claimants

221 E. Ivinson Street, Ste. 200

Laramie, WY 82070

307-742-6645

 

Publish: January 27, 2015 and February 3, 2015

 

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR

PHOTOGRAPHERS

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

 

The University of Wyoming invites your response of qualifications to provide photographic work for the following project on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, Wyoming:

 

Half Acre Gymnasium Addition and Renovation

 

Professional photographers are invited to submit portfolios of their existing relevant work for consideration toward development of an exhibition plan of permanent photographic art for various pre-determined locations throughout the public spaces of the project. Relevant photographic work appropriate for exhibition shall be limited to the following thematic categories:

 

"Scenic landscapes of each of the 23 counties in the State of Wyoming.

"Outdoor lifestyle and culture of the State of Wyoming.

"Outdoor recreation in the State of Wyoming.

"Outdoor wildlife scenes from the State of Wyoming. 

 

Portfolios of existing relevant work shall be representative of photographer's style, approach, and imagery and shall be limited to a maximum of 12 digital images. Each image shall include title, date, media, and size. Each portfolio shall include the following qualification criteria:

 

"Photographer's résumé with exhibition history.

"Short statement on available work within stipulated thematic categories.

"Ability to provide images within an expedited schedule.

"Description of preferred media of printing/reproduction and framing/display formats. 

"Name and contact information of three professional references.

 

On the basis of submitted portfolio and qualification responses, it is the intent of the University to proceed expediently, but in no case exceeding 60 days after submission, in ranking and selecting photographer or photographers for interview and invitation for submittal of full available portfolio of existing photographic work in the stipulated thematic categories for consideration for exhibition. Criteria for selection of photographer or photographers shall include preference for Wyoming residency; however, non-resident photographers with a significant portfolio of work in the stipulated thematic categories pertinent to the State of Wyoming shall be considered on the basis of that portfolio. Selection by the University shall be via an ad hoc committee comprised of faculty, staff and community parties with interest in the project.

 

The University intends to develop an exhibition plan with selected photographer or photographers for all, or a portion of, approximately 60 total photography works. Works in conventional and unconventional photographic and presentation methods are encouraged incorporating various media of printing/reproduction and framing/display formats. In that the public spaces in which the photographic art is to be exhibited are currently under construction, it is the University's intent to develop a plan to facilitate installation of photographic art on or about May, 2015. Exhibition of photographic works shall be inclusive of crediting display providing photographer's name, title of work, and location where work was taken within the State of Wyoming. The University of Wyoming does not intend to require exclusive rights to the photographic work.

 

All exhibited photographic work as public art shall be subject to the approval and action of the University President's Public Art Committee and the Office of the President. The University endeavors to maintain the public art per the original agreement but shall reserve the right to remove, reinstall, store, move, or dispose of the public art at the discretion of the University and in discussion with the photographer and his/her Estate. The University is obligated to retain the public art in its original form and not alter, change, or otherwise reconfigure the work. 

 

Commission of the exhibit plan for photographic art shall be a primary component of the total art component of the project. Total art expenditure on the project inclusive of, but not limited to, the commission of the exhibit plan for photographic art shall be approximately $100,000.00. The Agreement to be used with the commission of the exhibition plan will be the University's Purchase Order.

 

All portfolio and qualification responses shall be submitted to and managed by the University through CallforEntry.org (CaFÉ), a web-based service of the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), a non-profit arts service organization. All respondents shall be required to establish a free CaFÉ artist account prior to submission. Questions shall be directed to: Kenneth Jones; Manager, Capital Projects; Facilities Planning Office; 1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3413; University of Wyoming; Laramie, Wyoming 82071.  Phone:  307-766-2250 or Fax: 307-766-2255. 

   

The University reserves the right to rank respondents and select photographer or photographers based upon the qualification response without interviews.

 

Submission portfolios and qualification responses shall be received by the Facilities Planning Office utilizing the CaFÉ web-based portfolio procedure identified above by 4:00 p.m. MST, Tuesday, February 24, 2015. 

 

THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

William Mai

Vice President for Administration

Deputy Treasurer Board of Trustees

 

Publish:  February 3, 10, and 17, 2015

 

CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING, CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 20, 2015.

Regular Meeting of the City Council was called to order by Mayor Paulekas at 6:30 p.m.

1.   Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Paulekas led the Pledge of Allegiance.

2.   Roll Call.

Roll call showed present: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Absent: Shumway. 

Staff present: Janine Jordan, City Manager: Jodi Shea, Interim City Attorney; Randy Hunt, Community Development Director; Paul Harrison, Parks & Recreation Director; Earl Smith, Public Works Director; and Dale Stalder, Police Chief.

3.   Disclosures by City Council Members.

None.

4.   Consideration of Changes in Agenda and Setting the Agenda.

MOTION BY PEARCE, seconded by Summerville, that  the Agenda be set as submitted.

5.   Approval of Consent Agenda.

MOTION BY PEARCE, seconded by Summerville, that the Consent Agenda be approved and that each specific action on the Consent Agenda be approved as indicated.

Roll call showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

CONSENT AGENDA

5A.   Minutes of City Council Meetings.

Action:   that Council approve the Minutes of the City Council Regular Meeting of January 06, 2015 and Special Meetings of January 05 and 13, 2015, and have them placed on file for public inspection.

5B.   Cemetery Deeds for January 01-15, 2015. 

Action:  that the Cemetery Deeds for January 01-15, 2014 be accepted, and the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign and have them recorded in the Office of the County Clerk.

5C.   Bid Awards.

Action:  that Council award the bids as follows:

1.   Award the One new 2WD DRW Truck, Unit 281 Bid to Spradley-Barr, Cheyenne, WY, in the amount of $27,700.00, with trade-in;

2.   Award the One new 4WWD or AWD 4-Door SUW, Unit 500 Bid to Greiner Dodge, Douglas, WY, in the amount of $20,043.00, with trade-in;

3.   Award the One new Compact Utility Van, Unit 905 to Spradley-Barr, Cheyenne, WY, in the amount of $21,928.00, with trade-in;

4.   Award the One new Out-front Mower, Unit 958 to Stotz Equipment, Riverton, WY, in the amount of $9,214.69, with trade-in;

5.   Award the One new 4 Wheel UTV, Unity 966 to Stotz Equipment, Riverton, WY, in the amount of $5,332.38, with trade-in. 

5D.   Bid Reject.

Action:  that Council reject all bids for One 14,000 CVW Tilt Bed Trailer, Unit 987 Bid and direct City Staff to re-bid the unit.

5E.   Schedule Meeting(s):

Action: that Council schedule the following meeting(s):

1.   Work Session, February 10, 2015, 6:00 p.m., Comprehensive Annual Financial Report;

2.   Work Session, February 10, 2015, 6:00 p.m., Public Works Servicer Center Siting;

3.   Work Session, May 07, 2015, 6:00 p.m., City Enterprise Budgets;

4.   Work Session, May 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m., City Governmental Budgets;

5.   Work Session, May 14, 2015, 6:00 p.m., City Budgets;

6.   Special Meeting, May 18, 2015, 6:00 p.m., City Budgets Recommended Changes.

REGULAR AGENDA

6.   Resolution No. 2015-11, rescinding Resolution No. 2015-09, and appointing three members to the Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals.  

MOTION BY SHUSTER, seconded by Henry, that Council approve Resolution 2015-11, Appointing Steve Stutzman, Michael Selmer, Jr., and Casey Frome to the Building and Fire Code Board of appeals for a three (3) year term each, expiring on Ocotober 31, 20147, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the resolution.

Roll call showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

7.   Resolution No. 2015-12, authorize a member of the City Council to serve on the Community Arts Plan Advisory Committee to assist with the development of a community wide art plan.  

MOTION BY HENRY, seconded by Shuster, that Council approve Resolution 2015-12, authorizing two  members of the Laramie City Council, Andi Summerville and Paul Weaver,  to serve on the Community-Wide Art Plan Advisory Committee and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.

Roll call showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

8.   Resolution No. 2015-13, City Goals for 2015. 

MOTION BY WEAVER, seconded by Hanson, that Council approve the Resolution 2015-13 adopting City Goals for 2015 - 2016, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign.

MOTION BY SUMMERVILLE, seconded by Henry, that Council amend to add "Adopt Revitalization Plan for west Laramie" (in the  Community Enhancement and Planning Section).

Roll call ON AMENDMENT showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

Roll call ON MAIN MOTION AS AMENDED showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

9.   Consideration of City Council Code of Conduct Amendment(s).  

MOTION BY SUMMERVILLE, seconded by Henry, that Council adopt the City of Laramie Council Code of Conduct and guidelines of City Council as amended.

MOTION BY SHUSTER, seconded by Vitale, that the word "consecutive" be removed from 1.03(B) on page 4 of 22 and from 1.03(c) on page 5 of 22.

Roll call ON CONSECUTIVE showed Aye: Shuster and Vitale. Nay: Hanson, Henry, Summerville, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION FAILED.

MOTION BY VITALE, seconded by Weaver, that Council amend 103.B to eliminate "then reverse the order for the next rotation".

Roll call ON REVERSE ROTATION showed Aye: Aye: Shuster, Vitale, and Weaver. Nay: Hanson, Henry, Summerville, Pearce, and Paulekas None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION FAILED.

MOTION BY VITALE, seconded by Summerville, that Council amend  2.03, RECORDING AND BROADCASTING MEETINGS, to add 2.03(C) that all Work Sessions and Regular Meetings will be streamed via video streaming.

Roll call ON STREAMING showed. Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION BY VITALE, seconded by Shuster, that Council amend section 2.11 (TRAVEL POLICY & EXPENDITURE GUIDELINES) to insert after Council members "City Manager, City Attorney, and City Judge".

Roll call ON TRAVEL POLICY showed Aye: Vitale. Nay: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION FAILED.

MOTION BY VITALE, seconded by Henry, that Council replace "may" with "shall" in 211(C) 4, Council Travel Reports.

Roll call ON SHALL showed Aye: Henry, Shuster, and Vitale. Nay: Hanson, Summerville, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION FAILED.

MOTION BY VITALE, seconded by Shuster, that Council amend by striking the phrase "It is incumbent upon Council members to listen to one another and give full opportunity for all viewpoints to be heard. All disagreements should be handled in a civil fashion." from Chapter 2, first paragraph.

Roll call ON PHRASE showed Aye: Vitale. Nay: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION FAILED.

MOTION BY PEARCE, seconded by Summerville, that Council amend 2.03(B) by changing "a recording" to "an audio recording".

Roll call ON AUDIO showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Shuster, Summerville, Vitale, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

MOTION BY HANSON, seconded by Vitale, that Council amend by striking section 2.09(A) TIME LIMITATION ON COUNSELOR (COUNCILOR) COMMENTS.

Roll call ON TIME LIMITATION showed Aye: Hanson, Shuster, and Vitale. Nay: Henry, Summerville, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION FAILED.

MOTION BY PEARCE, seconded by Henry, that Council amend 40.2 to simply read "Public Comments", (the header).

Roll call ON TITLE CHANGE showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Summerville, Weaver, and Pearce. Nay: Shuster, Vitale, and Paulekas None. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

Roll call ON MAIN MOTION AS AMENDED showed Aye: Hanson, Henry, Summerville, Weaver, Pearce, and Paulekas. Nay: Shuster and Vitale. Absent: Shumway.  MOTION CARRIED.

10.   Consideration of future Council work session topics.

Shuster: Poll WAM members on UDC, to see what other communities are doing, and have a Work Session on the results.

Summerville: a regular Work Session, maybe quarterly, with the County Commissioners.

11.   Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items by sign-in requests.

Tim Hale spoke about a car that was leaking gasoline, the damage it was causing to the asphalt, and the lack of response from the City. The City prioritizes its resources in the wrong places. He also commented about the bailer at the landfill, it's not used, that trash is going directly to the cell. He questioned the City Manager's pay raise, that tax payer dollars are not used wisely, citing the Guerin case as an increase in litigation. He stated the Council should have a vote of confidence on the manager in an objective manner.

Rex Rees spoke about the concealed weapon ordinance being in conflict with State Statute (68401) with the Wyoming preemption law

12.   Adjourn to Executive Session regarding land negotiation and personnel.

MOTION BY HANSON, seconded by Henry, that Council adjourn to Executive Session regarding land negotiation and personnel

MOTION CARRIED by voice vote.

Council adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, Sue Morris-Jones, MMC, City Clerk

The Minutes above are being published prior to approval by City Council and are subject to changes at time of approval.

 

Publish:  February 3, 2015

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

Notice is hereby given that the City of Laramie, Wyoming (City) will receive sealed bids for the furnishing of:

 

Phase 2 - Laramie Monitor Well Drilling Project;

 

The drilling, construction, air lift testing, and pump testing of three (3) monitoring wells to depths of up to 300 feet using conventional drilling techniques located within the City Limits of Laramie, Wyoming.

 

As called for in the specifications "Phase 2 - Laramie Monitor Well Drilling Project" at the Office of the City Clerk,  City Hall, 406 Ivinson Street (PO Box C, Laramie, Wyoming 82073), Laramie Wyoming 82070 until 1:00 P.M. Local Time on Tuesday the 17th day of February, 2015, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  All bids must be submitted on the forms submitted by the City of Laramie.  Envelopes containing bids must be clearly marked with the name of the bid and shall show the name and address of the bidder.  Bids which are not prepared and filed in accordance with the specifications may be rejected.  Bids may not be withdrawn after the time fixed for opening.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and the right to waive the irregularities in bids received. 

 

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on February 9, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at the large conference room at the Laramie Recreation Center, 920 Boulder Drive, Laramie, WY.

 

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid guarantee as called for in the specifications in the form of a bond or cashier's check for not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of such bid, payable to and to be forfeited to the City of Laramie as liquidated damages if bidder fails to enter into contract within thirty (30) days after award to him/her, of fails at the time of executing the contract to furnish a performance guarantee as approved by the City in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid.  Facsimile (fax) or other copies of bonds are not acceptable, nor are cashier's checks which have an expiration date of less than one year.  NO BIDS WILL BE CONSIDERED IF NOT ACCOMPANIED BY SUCH A BID GUARANTEE.

 

A complete set of specifications may be obtained, at no cost, after the 3rd day of February 2015,by contacting the City Manager's Office, Darren Parkin, at 307-721-5213 at the City of Laramie, 406 Ivinson (PO Box C Laramie, Wyoming  82073) Laramie, Wyoming 82070.

 

Bidder must be a Wyoming licensed water well drilling contractor.

 

The City of Laramie seeks to integrate energy efficiency practices into all aspects of day-to-day operations, from capital construction to staff behaviors, to ensure economic and environmental sustainability.  The City encourages submissions that 1) enhance the efficiency if city projects and ongoing operations and/or 2) consider all energy types including traditional and renewable sources.  5% preference will be given for Wyoming contractors, and preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, equipment, machinery and provisions, produced, manufactured, supplied of grown in Wyoming, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the State, as provided in W.S. §§ 16-6-101 through 16-6-107.

 

 CITY OF LARAMIE, WYOMING

(SEAL)

                By _________________________

Attest:       Janine Jordan, City Manager

 

__________________________________

Sue Morris-Jones, City Clerk

 

Publication Dates:            February   3, 2015

                                      February 10, 2015

 

CHEYENNE, WYOMING

NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF

AND

FINAL SETTLEMENT FOR HIGHWAY WORK

 

Notice is hereby given that the State Transportation Commission of Wyoming has accepted as completed according to plans, specifications and rules governing the same work performed under that certain contract between the State of Wyoming, acting through said Commission, and Swanston Equipment Co. the contractor on Highway Project Number B131102 in Various Dist.1 counties consisting of epoxy striping.  Contractor is entitled to final settlement therefore; that the Director of the Department of Transportation will cause said Contractor to be paid the full amount due him under said contract on  March 2, 2015. 

 

The date of the first publication of this Notice is January 20, 2015.

 

 

 

STATE TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION OF WYOMING

                                                               

By:_________________________

                           Kimberly Lamb

                                Project Resource Coordinator

                           Budget Program

 

Publish: January 20, 27 and February 3, 2015

 

STATE OF WYOMING             )    IN THE DISTRICT

                                               COURT

                                       )  ss.               

COUNTY OF ALBANY           )  SECOND JUDICIAL

                                              DISTRICT

 

                                         PROBATE NO.

                                                 2015-6865

 

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF   )

                                                     )

            BARBARA LYNN LAUER,          )

   also known as Barbara L. Lauer, and   )

                              as Barbara Lauer,   )

                                         Deceased.   )               

               

NOTICE OF PROBATE

 

TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:

            You are hereby notified that on January 8, 2015, the Last Will and Testament of the above named decedent was admitted to probate in the above Court, and that Barbara Lauer LaRocca and Leslie Moreno Mapp were appointed Co-Personal Representatives thereof.  Any action to set aside the said Last Will and Testament and probate shall be filed in the above Court within three months from the date of first publication of this Notice, or thereafter be forever barred.  Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent or to this estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned at the offices of Aron and Hennig, LLP, 221 East Ivinson St., Ste. 200, Laramie, WY 82070. 

         Creditors having claims against the decedent or the estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers, in the Office of the Clerk of said Court, on or before three months after the date of the first publication of this notice, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.

Dated January 16, 2015.

 

BARBARA LAUER LaROCCA and LESLIE MORENO MAPP

                 Co-Personal Representatives

 

Publish: January 20, 2015, January 27, 2015, and February 3, 2015.

 

STATE OF WYOMING          )   IN THE DISTRICT

                                           COURT

                                   ) SS   SECOND

                                        JUDICIAL DISTRICT

COUNTY OF ALBANY        )  PROBATE NO. 6867

 

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:  )

                                                     )

                PAUL F. REINITZ            )

                                                     )

                Deceased.                     )

 

NOTICE OF PROBATE

 

TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN SAID ESTATE:

 

                You are hereby notified that on January 15, 2015, the Last Will and Testament of PAUL F. REINITZ was admitted to probate by the above-named court, and that J.B. Oexmann was appointed Executor thereof.  Any action to set aside the Will shall be filed in the Court within three months from the date of the first publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred.

                Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the decedent or to her Estate are requested to make immediate payment to the Executor in care of Cook and Associates, P.C., P.O. Box 1345, Laramie, WY 82073.

                Creditors having claims against the decedent or the estate are required to file them in duplicate with the necessary vouchers, in the office of the Clerk of said Court, on or before three (3) months after the first publication date of this notice, and if such claims are not so filed, unless otherwise allowed or paid, they will be forever barred.

 

DATED this 15th day of January, 2015.

                                                                    

J.B. Oexmann

Executor

 

Publish: January 20th, 27th, and February 3rd, 2015

 

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

 

The University of Wyoming requests your response of qualifications to provide Architectural/Engineering services for a project, Rochelle Athletic Center Addition, to add new football strength and conditioning, football locker room, training table, commercial kitchen, and academic center facilities; and to renovate new sports medicine and team meeting room facilities in the existing Rochelle Athletic Center (RAC) in the central campus zone of the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, Wyoming. The existing RAC is approximately 48,100 square feet in area. The addition is proposed to be approximately 78,100 square feet and will provide a modern state-of-the art facility that will expand the holistic approach to the development of the student-athlete. The total project budget is $44,000,000.00. 

 

The existing campus utility and central plant facilities will be utilized to support the new facility. A silver equivalent LEED rating with alternative energy and systems approaches to sustainability will be a required with all applicable analyses. The building design will incorporate the campus materials palette and design guidelines. The University will likely utilize the construction manager-at-risk delivery method.

 

All inquiries and questions shall be directed exclusively to:   Laurence Blake, Director, University Facilities Planning, 1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 3413, 211 Merica Hall, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071.  Phone:  (307) 766-2250.  Fax:  (307) 766-2255.    

 

The agreement to be used with this commission will be the Agreement Between Consultant and the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees. This Agreement is not a professional society standard agreement. Criteria for selecting a firm will include Wyoming residency.

 

A packet providing more detail of the project and the requirements for responses to this request for qualifications is available upon request from the office identified above. A site visit will be scheduled for those firms who are invited to interview. Interviews are planned to occur in February. Contract execution is planned to occur immediately following the selection and approval of the highest-ranked firm.

 

Your response shall be received in the University Facilities Planning Office at the address above on or prior to 4:00 P.M. MDT, February 6, 2015. Provide 8 hard copies with original signature and 1 printable electronic copy of your response. Emailed copies will not be accepted.

 

Laurence Blake, AIA

Director, Facilities Planning, University of Wyoming

 

Dated:  January 13, 2015

Publish:  January 13, 20 & 27 and February 3, 2015

 

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

 

The University of Wyoming requests your response of qualifications to provide Owner's Representative services for a project, Rochelle Athletic Center Addition, to add new football strength and conditioning, football locker room, training table, commercial kitchen, and academic center facilities; and to renovate new sports medicine and team meeting room facilities in the existing Rochelle Athletic Center (RAC) in the central campus zone of the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, Wyoming. The existing RAC is approximately 48,100 square feet in area. The addition is proposed to be approximately 78,100 square feet and will provide a modern state-of-the art facility that will expand the holistic approach to the development of the student-athlete. The total project budget is $44,000,000.00. 

 

The existing campus utility and central plant facilities will be utilized to support the facilities on the campus. A silver equivalent LEED rating with alternative energy and systems approaches to sustainability will be a required with all applicable analyses. The building design will incorporate the campus materials palette and design guidelines. The University will likely utilize the construction manager-at-risk delivery method.

 

All inquiries, questions and visitation requests shall be directed exclusively to:   Laurence Blake, Director, University Facilities Planning, 1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 3413, 211 Merica Hall, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071.  Phone:  (307) 766-2250.  Fax:  (307) 766-2255.    

 

The agreement to be used with this commission will be the Agreement Between Consultant and the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees. This Agreement is not a professional society standard agreement. Criteria for selecting a firm will include Wyoming residency.

 

A packet providing more detail of the project and the requirements for responses to this request for qualifications is available upon request from the office identified above. A site visit for interested firms will be scheduled; the date and time of the site visit will be included in the packet.

 

Your response shall be received in the University Facilities Planning Office at the address above on or prior to 4:00 P.M. MDT, February 5, 2015. Provide 3 hard copies with original signature and 1 printable electronic copy of your response. Emailed copies will not be accepted.

 

Laurence Blake, AIA

Director, Facilities Planning, University of Wyoming

 

Dated:  January 9, 2015

Publish:  January 13, 20, 27, and February 3, 2015

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

Notice is hereby given that the Developmental Preschool and Daycare Center and Spiegelberg Lumber and Building Co., DB/CMAR, Laramie, Wyoming, hereafter referred to as the "CMAR" will receive sealed bids, faxed or emailed until 2:00 pm local time, Thursday, February 12, 2015 at which time bids will be opened, at 1771 Centennial Drive, Suite 220 Laramie WY, for all cost related to:

 

Developmental Pre-School And Daycare Center/EHDI Tenant Finish

 

All interested bidders must pre-qualify for the individual Trade Packages.

 

Fire Line & Excavation, Framing and Insulating, Finish Carpentry, Hollow Metal, Hardware, Wood Doors, Gypsum Board and Repair, Acoustical Panel Ceiling, Flooring, Joint Sealants, Fire Sprinkler, Mechanical and Electrical.

 

Bids hand delivered must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the statement thereon "BID ENCLOSED: Developmental Pre-School and Day Care Center/EHDI Tenant Finish".  Such bids must be submitted on a Bid Form supplied by the CMAR.  Bids may be submitted via email, franks@spiegelberglbr.com, fax 307-745-5330 or delivered to 259 West Fremont Street or 1771 Centennial Drive, Suite 220, Laramie, WY prior to the above stated Big Opening date and time.  Bids will be opened publicly, read aloud, and tabulated by the CMAR at the time of opening, at 1771 Centennial Drive Suite 220.  Bids may be withdrawn prior to the Bid Opening; however, unless otherwise specified, all formal bids submitted shall be binding for forty-five (45) days following Bid Opening.  Bids, which are not prepared and filed in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, may be rejected.  Albany County shall award the Contract to the lowest responsive and responsible Bidder complying with all provisions of the Instructions to Bidders, provided the bid price is reasonable and is in the best interest of Albany County to accept.  Albany County reserves the right to cancel this Advertisement to Bid or reject any or all bids and the right to waive any irregularities or technicalities in the bidding.  Any bids received after the time specified, as stated above, will not be considered.

 

A complete set of Bidding documents, including specificatio

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