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INVITATION FOR BIDS PURSUANT to Millard County Purchasing Policy, Millard County will be accepting sealed bids for redoing the parking lot of the County Election Polling Place at Kanosh Town Hall to bring it ADA compliant. The project will include: Removing the current cracked and broken parking lot; grading and pouring a new parking lot; all the fi nish work required i.e.: brooming and sealing; as well as, painting, decaling and placing signage for a designated van accessible handicap parking space (192”wide); and upgrading and installing an ADA compliant door knob on the front entrance. For additional information on the proposed project, please contact Roger Whitaker at 435- 759-2495.

Written and signed bids shall be submitted to and received by Millard County Auditor, Brandy Grace, 50 South Main, Fillmore, Utah 84631- 5504, before 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 16, 2015. Please indicate “Kanosh Town Hall Parking Lot Bid@ on the outside of the bid envelope. Bids will be opened at the regularly scheduled commission meeting on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Millard County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. Dated this 1st day of October 2015 By Marki Rowley, Millard County Clerk Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress OCTOBER 7, 14, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Millard School District will accept applications for a 5.75 hour, part time custodian at Fillmore Elementary School. Salary will be based on Millard School District’s Classified Salary Schedule. Applicants must be able to meet requirements as outlined in the job description which is available at Millard School District Offi ces. Please include application (supplied by Millard School District), resume and three letters of reference. Applications can be picked up from and returned to: Millard School District 285 East 450 North Delta, Utah 84624 Telephone: 435-864-1000 Applications will be accepted until Friday, October 9, 2015 Millard School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress SEPTEMBER 30 and OCTOBER 7.

FILLMORE CITY ELECTION NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that the Fillmore City Municipal Election to elect three city council members will be held Tuesday November 3, 2015. The voting will take place at the Fillmore Library multi-purpose room, 25 South 100 West from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The two Fillmore voting precincts have been consolidated for this election. Registered voters are required to present a picture ID. Absentee ballots may be requested in person at the offi ce of the Fillmore City Recorder, 75 West Center Street until Thursday October 29, 2015. /s/ Kevin W. Orton Fillmore City Recorder Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress and OCTOBER 7, 14.

Citizens celebrate heritage at Leamarado Days

Hundreds gathered in Leamington on Labor Day to enjoy the 70th annual ‘Leamarado Days’ celebration. Locals of the 131-year-old town of Leamington have since been continuing traditions by hosting the annual event, which began in 1945. Leamarado Days has always taken place on Labor Day to honor the hardworking miners, rail workers, farmers, veterans and religious leaders of the area. Last Monday’s events, which took place near the historic Leamington LDS chapel and town rodeo grounds, included the Mayor Margaret Pruitt Memorial 5K Run, a local talent and magic show, museum tours, jackpot team roping, a big lunch and games and races for the kids. This year’s Grand Marshals, Linda Gail and Elmo Dean Neilsen, were also in attendance. Afternoon rodeo events for Monday included ranch saddle bronc racing, kids’ steer riding, youngster calf riding, junior barrel racing, senior barrel racing, mutton bustin’, the greased pig event and the money calf event. The celebration later closed out with an evening movie at 9 p.m.

Deseret Bazaar brought life back to old fairgrounds.

Locals of all ages experienced a delightful Saturday at the third-annual Deseret Heritage Bazaar. The community event, held at the Deseret Heritage Hall, took place in honor and celebration of West Millard County’s 100-year-old traditions. The bazaar brought life back to the old Deseret fairgrounds. The old fairgrounds sat vacant for years until locals rallied to renovate the property into an event center. The building and landscaping has come a long way in the last four months. Volunteers showcased the hard work and countless hours of preparation. Homemade items such as baked goodies, quilts, crafts, clothing, jewelry, winter gear and baby accessories were on display for sale. Proceeds from the bazaar benefi t the ongoing renovation of the Deseret Heritage Hall. An early morning 5K run kicked off the fundraising event. Many people appreciated running for the cause on the newly paved roads behind the Heritage Hall. By midmorning the aroma of tasty BBQ fi lled the air, attracting adults to the shaded patio. The mouthwatering food was unexpectedly low-priced. Shoes were tapping along with live musical performances given by talented locals. Folks gathered to enjoy the food, music and conversation with neighbors and friends. Old-timers shared stories from the fi rst days of the West Millard County Fair. Cotton candy, snow cones, hot dogs and soda fueled the children for enjoyable games and entertainment. Kids smiled and laughed while participating in bouncy houses, a dunk tank, a duck and fishing pond, face painting, a basketball shoot and a barrel-onwheels ride led by ATV. Adults and kids alike rummaged through the fundraising yard sale held in the basement of the Heritage Hall, finding a variety of gently used treasures. At the end of the bazaar names were drawn in a raffle that offered up valuable prizes to donors. The community of Deseret truly came together, mingling and showing support for one another. Everyone that attended the bazaar created memories they will undoubtedly pass on for generations.

19th annual Old Capitol Arts Festival circulated creativity in Fillmore 

Fillmore’s Territorial Statehouse Park was packed with a large amount of foot traffic for the 19th annual Old Capital Arts and Living History Festival, which took place Wednesday through Saturday of last week. Crowds of people from all across Utah came out to take in shows, demonstrations, exhibits and food sampling that could not be experienced just anywhere in Millard County. “We had a lot of people come this year and our booths and concession stands all did well,” said festival co-chair Abe Johnson. “We talked to people who came from Nevada and places all across Utah, including Sanpete County, Sevier County, Moab and Ogden. A lot of individuals and families who were originally from here also came back for the festival.” Several exhibits and unique curiosities caused people to stop and stare. For example, the living history and pioneer demonstrations showed off how people lived their daily lives long ago. Attendees witnessed people dressed in pioneer attire spinning, weaving, working with wood, baking, displaying antiques and working an old time photo display. An authentic blacksmith and wheelwright also gave people a realistic look into the past. Another big highlight was the Utah Territory Gun Show, which had a gun display showing the evolution of fi rearms ranging from the Civil War to World War II. Included as part of the show was the Gatling Gun Shoot, where folks were able to shoot an original Gatlin Gun at the Fillmore Shooting Range. Pioneer games and entertainment for children included Lincoln Log cabin building, walking on stilts, hoop throwing, the amusing Willie the Clown and much more. Those wanting a fun trip through town hitched rides on authentic horsedrawn wagons and stagecoaches. Bands, duos, dancers, singers, songwriters, poets, balladeers and other music artists provided continuous entertainment for crowds at the festival. The Bar ‘D’ Wranglers band returned this year, telling stories with renditions of old favorites and memorable ballads for the audience. “The Bar ‘D’ Wranglers from Durango, Colo. put on a great show again this year,” Johnson said. “The Native American dancers and hoop dancers were also great and we’d like to get them again next year. New performers this year included Rio Bravo and Foreign Figures.” Other musical artists came from a wide variety of genres, including Latino salsa, mellow folk or country and hard rock. Artists included Los Hermanos de los Andes, Falconer, Clive Romney and Willingly, Bella Musica Mexicana, Doug and Ian Jenkins, the Lonesome Oak String Band, Terminus, Kirk and Jayleen, Pistol Rock, TFF Acoustic, the Blue Notes, Acoustic Echo, Nora Healy, Silversage and Healy’s Honky Tonk. Festival attendees showed off their own singing and dancing skills during the open mic sessions and closing pioneer dance. Folks enjoyed hearing about old west lore and other tales from the storytelling, western music and cowboy poetry performances. Art lovers visited various artist booths at the festival, which included original artwork, prints and fi ne crafts for sale. Adults and children who entered into the festival’s 12th annual Judged Art Show were presented with ribbon awards and cash prizes for their top pieces. For the winning artists, Courtney Lunt garnered Best of Show in the professional category (for “Refi ner’s Fire,” an oil painting of a blacksmith); Donna Dyer won Best of Show in the amateur category (for her photo of a duck titled “Green Wing Teal”); and Emery Hare received Best of Show in the K-12 category (for her photo titled “First Winter”). Lunt had also won Best of Show in the professional category last year. Check out millardccp.com for more pictures.

Droubay Chevrolet Impound and Silent Auction Sale:

Impound Sale: Sealed bids will be accepted at Droubay Chevrolet, 348 West Main, until 4 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015. Droubay Chevrolet reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Vehicles can be seen @ Droubay Impound Yard (next to Maxfield Collision) 192 N 1000 W Delta, UT. State sales tax applies. Purchased vehicles must be removed by 09/13/2015.

1996 Toyota Xrt 4TAWN72N9TZ096476

2005 Ford Taurus 1FALP52U35G279763

1991 Toyota 4 runner JT3VN39W6MS025934

1998 Mercury Sable 1MEFM5O1WG638092

1994 Plymouth Voyager 1P4GH4439RX385139

1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse 4A3CF34B7RE75865

1982 Ford Ranger JC2UA1226C0611474

1999 Pontiac Sunfire 1GZTB324ZX529984

Droubay Chevrolet Sale: Silent Auction bids will be accepted at Droubay Chevrolet until 4 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015 on the following vehicles. Droubay Chevrolet reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. A minimum bid will be set, all sales are “AS IS”, and state sales tax and title fees apply. Vehicles may be seen at 279 West Main St., Delta, UT. Purchased vehicles must be removed by 09/13/2015.

#3640A 1997 Chev Tahoe 1GNEK13RXVJ321388

#1734 2003 Dodge Intrepid 2B3HD46R43H561629

#3650A 2003 Dodge Caravan 1D4GP24333B309452

#1735 2005 Chev Malibu 1G1ND52F95M176627

#3635A 2007 Jeep Liberty 1J4GL48K47W578039

#1753 2008 Chev Aveo KL1TG566X8B077550

Published in the Millard County Chronicle Progress September 16, 23, 30, 2015


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Millard County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at the Millard County Offices, 50 South Main, Fillmore, Utah (old Courthouse) for the purpose of receiving public comment on a General Plan Amendment, Utilities Element, application to allow for a change to the Major Utility Corridor Map. The purpose of the Amendment is to allow a 345kV transmission line (major) from the ECG Solar 1, LLC Solar Plant to the IPSC interconnection which is ½ mile. The full length of the line including what will be on IPSC property is approximately 2 miles. The ECG Utah Solar 1, LLC application is for property located east of IPSC on SITLA property (½ mile), and more particularly described as:

Section 19 & 20, T15S, R6W, SLBM A copy of the application for a General Plan amendment is available for review and inspection at the Millard County Offices, 71 South 200 West, Delta, Utah.

Anyone having questions may also contact County Planner Sheryl Dekker at the above address or by calling 1-435-864-1400. All interested persons are invited to attend and make comment. James I. Withers, Chairman Boa r d o f M i l lar d Coun t y Commissioners

Published in the Millard County Chronicle Progress September 16, 2015.

Millard School District is accepting applications for the following vacancies for the 2015-2016 school year. Lunch Workers - Delta Area 2 Positions 4 hours each.

Salary will be based on Millard School District’s Classified Salary Schedule. Applicants must be able to meet requirements as outlined in the job description which is available at Millard School District Offices.

Applications can be found online at www.millardk12.org or picked up from and returned to: Millard School District 285 East 450 North Delta, Utah 84624 Telephone: 435-864-1000 Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 25, 2015.

Millard School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on SEPTEMBER 16 & 23, 2015.

Low-income telephone assistance is available to qualifying low-income Beehive Telephone customers through the “Lifeline” and “Link-up” federal telephone assistance programs.

Lifeline provides qualified customers with a monthly reduction on their telephone bill. Link-up assists in paying for the installation of basic telephone service by reducing connection charges by 50% or $30, whichever is less.

Beehive Telephone customers who participate in at least one of the following programs are eligible for telephone assistance: Medicaid, Food Stamps, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Housing Assistance, Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Program (TANF), National School Lunch Program (NSL).

Beehive Telephone customers who do not participate in one of the above programs are eligible if their income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. For more information please call 1-800-629-9993.

Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on SEPTEMBER 16 & 23, 2015.