NOTICE

The Baca County Conservation District election will be held on Tuesday May 3, 2022. The election will be conducted via polling place, Baca County Conservation District, 27200 US Hwy 287 Springfield CO. Polls will open at 7:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM. There are three (3) candidates running for the two (2) open positions. Voters must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on election day, must be a registered elector and must reside or have land within the Baca County Conservation District boundaries. Absentee ballots will be available upon request at the Baca County Conservation District office. The three (3) candidates are as listed below:

Damon McGeary Rebecca Schroder Thomas R Werner

Sincerely,
Renee Grigat
District Manager/DEO


NOTICE OF ELECTION
POLLING PLACE
§1-13.5-502, C.R.S.

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the  SOUTHEAST COLORADO HOSPITAL

District of  BACA County, Colorado:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election will be held on the 3rd day of May, 2022, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.  The Board of Directors of the District have designated the following polling places: 

Springfield – Resource Center; 1260 Main Street, Springfield, CO  

Pritchett – Community Building, 300 Randolph Street, Pritchett, CO  

Campo – Community Building, 627 Walnut Street, Campo, CO

At said election, the electors of the District shall vote for not more than 3 Directors to serve the following terms of office on the Board of Directors of the District:

The names of persons nominated as Director for a THREE-Year Term:

                 Troy Bishop                          

                 Kristy Turner                         

                 Gary E. Thompson                

                 Laura A. Raybon                   

Marcia Elstob

Designated Election Official

Southeast Colorado Hospital District


BEFORE THE COLORADO GROUND WATER COMMISSION SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS DESIGNATED GROUND WATER BASIN; BACA COUNTY

            TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to Section 37‑90‑107(1), C.R.S., as amended, Robert Crane has made application for the appropriation of designated ground water through an existing, well, permit no. 76866-F.  The well is in the SW1/4 of the NE1/4 of Section 23, Township 32 South, Range 47 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, approximately at UTM coordinates of 706283 Easting and 4124770 Northing (meters, Zone 13, NAD-83).  The proposed use of ground water is irrigation of 250 acres described as a 125-acre pivot in each of the NE1/4 and the SE1/4 of Section 23, Township 32 South, Range 47 West, 6th P.M.  The proposed maximum pumping rate is 400 gpm and the proposed annual appropriation is 350 acre‑feet.  The depth of the well is 412 feet, and the source of water is the Southern High Plains single geohydraulic system.  The applicant is requesting to cancel permit no. 76886-F and re-permit the existing well as described above. The applicant is proposing to commingle the well with well permit nos. 10867-FP and 10999-RFP as described below.

          ALSO TAKE NOTICE that in accordance with Section 37-90-111(1)(g), the Colorado Ground Water Commission is considering an application from Robert Crane for a change of water right for permit nos. 10867-FP and 10999-RFP to commingle the wells with Permit Nos. 10867-FP, 10999-RFP, and the existing well current permit no. 76866-F to be re-permitted as described above, to irrigate combined acreage by these wells.  The application was submitted on January 3, 2020 and is evaluated under the Designated Basin Rules as re-amended on April 14, 2019. 

          The well with Final Permit No. 10867-FP has a permitted location in the SE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 23, Township 32 South, Range 47 West of the 6th P.M.  The permitted pumping rate is 750 gpm, the permitted annual appropriation is 560 acre-feet per year, and the permitted use is, together with permit no. 10999-RFP, irrigation of 320 acres described as the E1/2 of said Section 23.  Well permit no. 10867-FP is permitted as an alternate point of diversion to well permit no. 10999-RFP.  The applicant is requesting that, subject to the development of the conditional water right of and issuance of a Final Permit to the new conditional permit of the existing well (current permit no. 76866-F) as noticed above, the water rights of permit no. 10867-FP be reduced to irrigation of 250 acres described as a 125-acre circle in each of the NE1/4 and the SE1/4 of Section 23, Township 32 South, Range 47 West, 6th P.M., with a maximum annual appropriation of 350 acre-feet, and that previous approvals allowing permit nos. 10867-FP and 10999-RFP to be commingled and be alternate points of diversion to each other be canceled.

          The well with Final Permit No. 10999-RFP has a permitted location in the NW1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 23, Township 32 South, Range 47 West of the 6th P.M.  The permitted pumping rate is 600 gpm, the permitted annual appropriation is 560 acre-feet per year, and the permitted use is irrigation, together with permit no. 10867-FP, of 320 acres described as the E1/2 of said Section 23.  Well permit no. 10999-RFP is permitted as an alternate point of diversion to well permit no. 10867-FP.  The applicant is requesting that, subject to the development of the conditional water right of and issuance of a Final Permit to the new conditional permit of the existing well (current permit no. 76866-F) as noticed above, the water rights of permit no. 10999-RFP be reduced to irrigation of 250 acres described as a 125-acre circle in each of the NE1/4 and the SE1/4 of Section 23, Township 32 South, Range 47 West, 6th P.M., with a maximum annual appropriation of 175 acre-feet, and that previous approvals allowing permit nos. 10867-FP and 10999-RFP to be commingled and be alternate points of diversion to each other be canceled.

The application is published as required by statute.  Favorable consideration by staff is not required prior to publication of a change in water right, nor is such implied here.            Any person wishing to object to the requested appropriation must do so in writing, briefly stating the nature of the objection and indicating the applicant name and location of the proposed permit that are the subject of the objection.  The objection, including a required $10 fee, for each application objected to, must be received by the Colorado Ground Water Commission by May 13, 2022.  Objections should be sent via email to DWRpermitsonline@state.co.us, upon which the objector will be emailed an invoice for paying the fee online.  If the objector is unable to provide the objection via email please contact 303-866-3581.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS BY PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO §15-12-801, C.R.S.. NOTICE TO CREDITORS

In the Matter of the Estate of

LARRY RAY BISHOP aka LARRY R. BISHOP aka LARRY BISHOP Deceased

Case Number 22 PR 04

All persons having claims against the above-named estate are required to present them to the Co-Personal Representatives

Anita Faye Bishop, Co-Personal Representative Troy Devlin Bishop, Co-Personal Representative or to:

District Court of Baca County, Colorado Courtroom
before July 23, 2022
or the claims may be forever barred.

STEERMAN LAW OFFICES, PLLC DONALD STEERMAN Esq. #23402 LANCE P. CLARK Esq #52108 Attorney for Estate
200 West Elm St., PO Box 390 Lamar, CO 81052
Phone Number: (719) 336-4313 FAX: (719) 336-4315


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