Calendar

Feb
27
Thu
Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus
Feb 27 – Feb 28 all-day

The Wyoming Women’s Legislative Caucus invites all community members to attend “Leap in to Leadership 2014” on Feb. 27 and 28 in Cheyenne. The caucus will feature national experts on women in politics, campaign planning and board governance workshops and a roundtable discussion of women in Wyoming politics. A dinner will be held on Feb. 27 featuring Kellyanne Conway and Celinda Lake discussing how a united women’s power base is changing the state of our nation more than two-sided politics. Registration before Feb. 10 for the two day event is $60 and for the dinner is $25. Registration after Feb. 10 for the event is $75 and for the dinner is $30. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information or to register see wyowlc.org.

Thankful Thursday benefitting Sheridan Foster Parents Exchange @ Warehouse 201
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Warehouse 201 will host the next Thankful Thursday event on Thursday.

From 5:30-8 p.m. Sheridan Foster Parents Exchange will be honored with the fundraiser.

Admission is free, a silent and live auction will be held, live music will be played by Terry Garrison and all proceeds will benefit the organization.

Tickets will be sold at the door for $25 and will offer 10 percent off purchases made throughout the evening, a $250 cash give-away, door prizes and other surprises.

For more information call Carla Trier at 310-977-6101.

The restaurant is located at 201 Broadway St.

Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting @ W132 Boardroom Sheridan College
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm

Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees meeting Thursday 7 p.m. • Call to order and roll call • Agenda additions and deletions • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from Jan. 16 • Financial reports • President’s report 1. Capital construction progress, Cheryl Heath • Gillette College Advisory Board report, Nathan McLeland, Mark Englert • Johnson County Advisory Board report, Jack Tarter • Organization reports 1. Administrative staff council, Jess Bank 2. Sheridan College student senate, Trapper Rieniets • Public comments • New business 1. 2015 – 2016 academic and holiday calendars, Cheryl Heath, information, action 2. Consideration of appointment of Dr. Susan Bigelow to the Center for a Vital Community Board, Dr. Young, information, action 3. Consideration of new appointments to the Gillette College Advisory Board, Mark Englert, information, action 4. Consideration of new appointments to the Johnson County Advisory Board, Mark Englert, information, action 5. Math initiatives presentation, Jay Araas, information 6. English presentation, Dr. Jane Wohl, information 7. National Legislative Summit report and ACCT Member Communication & Education Committee meeting report, Jerry Lekel and Walter Wragge, Mark Englert, Susan Bigelow, information 8. WACCT / WCCC, trustees Lekel and Wragge, Dr. Young, information • Adjourn

Mar
3
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 3 @ 8:45 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 8:45 a.m. Second floor Commissioners’ library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Voucher review • Staff reports • Adjourn

Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees meeting @ Central Office Board Room
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District #2 Board of Trustees meeting Monday 6 p.m. Central Office Board Room • Call to order 1. Pledge of allegiance • Recognition 1. Pam Moore, Wyoming Music Education Association’s Northeast District Music Educator of the Year 2014 2. SHS Merit Scholars • Approval of agenda • Welcome, audience comments • Consent agenda items 1. Approval of minutes, Feb. 10 2. Approval of minutes, Feb. 24 3. Approval of bills for payment 4. Acceptance of out-of-state tuition request • Old business 1. Capital construction update 2. Bid award recommendation for Henry A. Coffeen (HAC) Elementary School fixtures, furniture, and equipment 3. Approval of policies • New business 1. Memorial fund scholarship recommendations for 2014-2015 2. Kindergarten registration update 3. Special education update • Reports and communication 1. Board of Trustees 2. PTO, parents, students and organizations 3. Site administration and staff • District reports 1. Superintendent 2. Board goal updates • Executive session 1. Personnel matters 2. Legal matters • Adjournment

Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council meeting Monday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St. • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve minutes of the Feb. 19 secondary council meeting • Reports 1. Utility Clerk, building permits 2. Fire Department 3. Law Enforcement 4. Engineering 5. Employees 6. Planning Committee 7. Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board 8. Council • Approve warrants • Old business update • Announcements and correspondence 1. Hear from Carrie Rogaczewski, Sheridan County Conservation District 2. Council to give an update on the WAM Winter Workshop 3. Citizen communiqué 4. Council comments and requests for future agenda items 5. Junior Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Mar
4
Tue
Board of County Commissioners meeting @ Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday 9 a.m. Second floor boardroom #220 Sheridan County Courthouse Addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and pledge • Consent agenda 1. Minutes from staff meeting, Feb. 18 2. Minutes from regular session, Feb. 18 3. Minutes from staff meeting, Feb. 24 4. Affirm letter to SLIB re: review of TRVJPB grant application 5. Ratify material supply agreement with Dustbusters, Inc. for the supply of liquid dust suppressant 6. Ratify letter of support for Easter Seals and Goodwill TANF grant application 7. General county vouchers, Feb. 8. General airport vouchers, Feb. • Consider agenda • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • Consider SLIB grant agreement for the fairgrounds water system upgrades • Consider fee waiver request for The Brinton Museum Water Treatment Plant • Consider EV-14-001: Francis utility, drainage, construction easement vacation • Consider CU-14-002: Wieser Cabinetry Shop CUP • Consider resolution 14-03-008 10 O’clock Liquor Rule • Consider resolution 14-03-009 district & precinct boundary changes for primary and general elections • Consider WYDOT reconnaissance report for Sheridan West Beltway project. • Consider award of CMAQ 2014 Project

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation board meeting @ Board room #220 Sheridan County Courthouse
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am

Sheridan County Parks and Recreation board meeting Tuesday following BOCC meeting Board room #220 Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and Pledge • Officer election • Announcements • Public comments on matters not on the agenda • New business • Adjournment

Best of the West BBQ Fest Fat Tuesday fundraiser @ Black Tooth Brewery
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm

The Best of the West BBQ Fest committee will host a Fat Tuesday celebration to kick-off their fundraising season. On Tuesday at 6 p.m. complimentary appetizers and music by the Teka Brock Band will be provided at the Black Tooth Brewery. “Sundae cups” of coleslaw, baked beans and BBQ pork will be sold with all proceeds supporting the Best of the West BBQ Fest competition. The competition will be held Sept. 5 and 6 at Whitney Plaza. For more information about the competition or the Fat Tuesday party see www.bestofthewestbbqfest.com or call Tye Bach at 751-1600. The brewery is located at 312 Broadway St.

Mar
6
Thu
EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training @ Holiday Inn
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services with the Low-Income Weatherization Program and the Montana State University Extension Housing Program, is sponsoring an event to be held in Sheridan on Thursday.

“EPA/HUD Renovation, Repair and Painting Initial Training” will be held at the Holiday Inn from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The eight hour course developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development will train attendees how to work safely in housing with lead-based paint and comply with EPA’s RRP rule, and HUD’s Lead Safe Home rule.

Attendees will be given a Certified Renovators photo ID which is valid for five years.

The course hold a value of $200 but is being offered in Sheridan for free thanks to the presenting sponsors.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

To register or for more information contact Mike Roberty by phone at 406-994-6386, by email at mroberty@montana.edu or by mail at Montana Weatherization Training Center, 705 Osterman Drive, Bozeman, MT 59715.

The Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Dr.

Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Board Room Sheridan County Courthouse
Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Thursday 5:30 p.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Board Room Sheridan County Courthouse 224 S. Main St. • Call to order and Pledge • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Approval of minutes from Feb. 6 meeting • Matters from the public not on the agenda • New business 1. Item Q-14-001: Rhiner Creek Quarry permit 2. Resolution initiating proceedings to amend the rules and regulations governing zoning in Sheridan County regarding “public facilities” • Matters from staff • Matters from commissioners • Adjournment

Mar
7
Fri
2014 Wild West Wine Fest @ Warehouse 201
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The 2014 Wild West Wine Fest is coming March 7 to Warehouse 201. This annual primary fundraiser for the Downtown Sheridan Association will serve heavy hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening and present over 100 wines, beers and spirits to taste. Tickets are available now for $50 per person, which includes food, alcohol tastings, a complimentary tasting glass, a tasting booklet and a bidding number for the auction. The event will run from 6:30-9 p.m. at 201 Broadway St. For more information, to purchase tickets or to make a donation contact the DSA online at downtownsheridan.org or by calling 672-8881.

Mar
10
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 9 a.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

Mar
11
Tue
Sheridan County Conservation District Board of Supervisors meeting @ Suite 102 Cottonwood Building
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm

Sheridan County Conservation District Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday 5 p.m. Suite 102 Cottonwood Building 1949 Sugarland Dr. • Call to order • Approval of agenda • Contracts and requests 1. 2014 Forster Enterprises Agreement 2. Long Range Plan 2015-2019 discussion • Minutes Feb. 11 • Financial 1. Budget report 2. Voucher and check approval 3. Wyoming Department of Agriculture equipment funds 4. Preliminary Budget FY2015 • Old business 1. Convention 2014 planning • New business 1. Arab Acres Three subdivision comments • Watershed updates 1. Tongue River Watershed 2. Goose Creek Watershed 3. Prairie Dog Creek Watershed • Project updates 1. Big Goose septic • Outreach update 1. Productive landscapes workshops 2. Ag week activities 3. Earth Day • Natural Resources Conservation service report • Staff Report • Adjourn

Mar
12
Wed
Fundraising: why and how @ Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room
Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm

The Sheridan Public Arts Committee and the Sheridan Artists’ Guild have partnered to offer a presentation and workshop on fundraising. Jack Miller of the Miller Group will lead “Fundraising: why and how” tomorrow at the Downtown Sheridan Association Community Room. Commencing at 1:30 p.m., Miller will give an overview of fundraising in America and discuss topics including how to organize for success, techniques for fundraising, steps for creating a multiple year campaign and keeping track of pledges and mailing lists. Miller is a nationally recognized strategist and lecturer with 45 years of experience as a management consultant in philanthropy. The workshop is free but donations will be accepted to help off-set the cost of the guest speaker. For more information or to register call Beth Holsinger at 752-1603. The Community Room is located at the corner of Main Street and Coffeen Avenue.

Mar
13
Thu
“March Gladness” Spring Salad Luncheon @ First United Methodist Church
Mar 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The United Methodist Women will host the annual Spring Salad Luncheon on Thursday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church “March Gladness” will serve an all-you-can eat lunch for $7 a person. The proceeds will benefit the UMW mission projects. The church is located at 215 W. Works St.

Empty Bowl Event @ Sheridan County YMCA
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 13 @ 8:00 pm

The Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host their annual Empty Bowl Event Thursday. The fundraising event serves attendees a simple dinner emulating what one might eat at a soup kitchen served in a handcrafted bowl and accompanied by music from Canary Joe, a silent auction, face painting for kids and more. Attendees keep their dinner bowls as reminders about homelessness. The event will run from 5-8 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA. Tickets are available at the door for $25 per family, $10 for adults, $5 for kids and children under five are free. All proceeds benefit the Sheridan Community Homeless Shelter. For more information call Angela Lockard at 672-0475. The Y is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.

Mar
14
Fri
Stroke Awareness fundraiser @ Tongue River Middle School cafeteria
Mar 14 @ 4:30 pm – Mar 14 @ 8:30 pm

A Stroke Awareness fundraiser on behalf of Troy Winder of the Sunset Cafe will be held at Tongue River Middle School on Friday. From 4:30-8:30 p.m. in the cafeteria a soup and chili dinner will be served, a silent auction will be held and basket raffles will be offered. The cost of dinner is a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 and younger. For more information call 751-4526. TRMS is located at 1251 Dayton St., Ranchester.

Mar
15
Sat
4-H Carnival @ Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheridan County 4-H club will host their annual carnival fundraiser on March 15. From 3-7 p.m. at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall a chili supper, cake walk, dunk tank, duck darts, treasure hunt, and more food and activities will be offered. There is no cost to attend and all optional activities carry individual costs which will benefit the 4-H club. For more information contact the Sheridan County Extension Office at 674-2980. The hall is located at 1753 Victoria St.

Mar
18
Tue
Ranchester Planning Commission @ Ranchester Town Hall
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm

Ranchester Planning Commission Tuesday 5 p.m. Ranchester Town Hall 145 Coffeen St. • Final plat Stoneridge Meadows Subdivision • Annexation Highway 14

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting @ Room 211, Big Horn High School
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm

Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting Tuesday 6 p.m. Room 211, Big Horn High School 333 Highway 335, Big Horn • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Presentations and recognitions 1. Teacher of the month 2. Teton science presentations 3. Big Horn Middle School science fair presentations 4. WHSAA recognitions 5. Board member recognition • Visitors • Student Ambassador report • West Sheridan County Education Association report • Policy review • Administrators’ reports • Business manager’s report • Superintendent’s report 1. BYOD discussion • Consent agenda 1. Approval of Feb. 18 open and executive session meeting minutes 2. Approval of bills and salaries 3. Policy approval, second reading 4. Approval of related service agreements 5. Approval of certified position 6. Approval of certified resignation • Old business • New business 1. BOCHES discussion 2. Approval of owner’s rep. for new TRE building 3. Approval of fire alarm project at TRMS, DOC, and CO 4. Correspondence • Board member reports and requests • Board signatures • Executive session 1. Legal • Adjournment

Mar
19
Wed
Dayton Town Council meeting @ Dayton Town Hall
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm

Dayton Town Council Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Dayton Town Hall • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approval of March 3 regular council meeting minutes • Announcements and correspondence • Old business update 1. Act on request from Crazy Woman Saloon for a band on Friday night of Dayton Days 2. Act on request from Crazy Woman Saloon for a catering permit for Friday night of Dayton Days 3. Citizen communiqué 4. Council comments and requests for future agenda items 5. Junior Council comments and requests for future agenda items

Mar
23
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169 charity breakfast @ Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Big Horn Mountain Eagles #4169 Ladies Auxiliary will host a breakfast on Sunday. From 8-10 a.m. sausage gravy and biscuits, ham, eggs, fruit and beverages will be served. Breakfast will cost $7 per plate and $3 for children under 5 and proceeds will benefit the Eagles charities. For more information call 763-3518. BHME is located at 1760 Commercial Ave.

Mar
24
Mon
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting @ Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am

Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 9 a.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn

Mar
25
Tue
Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm

Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting Tuesday 5:30 p.m. 41 W. Whitney St. • Call to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the Feb. 25 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • JJJPB staff reports • Juvenile probation report • Truancy probation report • Diversion report • Milestones Youth Home • Administrator report • Old business 1. Funding, budget • New business 1. Drug court award letters 2. Additional city funding request