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COMMUNITYCALENDAR Send your calendar items regarding non-profit organizations only to by Monday at noon. Town of Berthoud and Larimer County offices will be closed on Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day. Monday, June 2 Monday, June 2 at 10 a.m. “Tiny Trekkers.” Join Larimer County naturalists for a program designed for your 2-5 year old and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland, off of Highway 34, will be a morning filled with crafts, stories and fun facts. A parent or guardian must accompany the child for this hour-long program. After the program, feel free to explore the open space with your child. Program is free. Please go to larimer. org/NRregistrationto sign up. Please direct questions to Heather at 970-6194489. Wednesday, June 4 Wednesdays, June 4 and 18 “Nature Notes Club Meeting.” Join the Nature Notes Club for their regular June meetings. You’ll get the chance to journal, paint, photograph and more with this fun group of people. This program will be stationary with some easy walking. Approximately three-hour program. Please dress appropriately for the weather, and bring along all of your journaling supplies. Nature Notes meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. Contact Heather at 970619-4489 for more details, such as time and location. Friday, June 6 Paws Luncheon on June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Xilinx Summit Retreat Center in Longmont. This informative lunch will feature organizational updates, clients sharing ways we have impacted their lives and an opportunity to support Longmont Humane Society’s work. It is sure to be an educational lunch hour! Contact 303-772-1232 ext. 225 or Liz@ with questions.

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SCHOOL BUDGET Notice is hereby given that a proposed budget has been submitted to the Board of Education of Thompson School District R2-J for the year 2014-15, and has been filed in the office of the Superintendent of Schools where it is available for public review. The 2014-15 proposed budget of said District has also been posted on the district website at for public review. A hearing of such proposed budget will be held during the meeting of the Board of Education of said District on June 4, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Administration Building Board Room, 800 S. Taft Avenue, Loveland, Colorado, and such proposed budget will be considered for adoption at the meeting of the Board of Education of said District at the Administration Building Board Room, 800 S. Taft Avenue, Loveland, Colorado, on June 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Any person paying school taxes in said District may at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget file or register his objections thereto. Shana Garcia Executive Assistant, Board of Education Thompson School District R2-J Published: May 22, 2014 Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

You are invited to the “Joys of June” summer Fannie Palmer lunch on June 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McCarty Fickel House Museum 645 Seventh St., Berthoud. The summer lunch consists of tasty sandwiches, salad, dessert, coffee and tea and is offered at $12 per person. This includes a descriptive narration about the house built in 1916 and the McCarty-Fickel family. Fannie Palmer was the McCarty family’s domestic helper in the early 1900’s and prepared the family meals for years. Reservations are necessary and must be made by noon on Thursday, June 5, by calling Virginia at 970344-5160. Announcements Conservation techs from the Big Thompson Conservation District are available for information regarding NRCS Farm Bill conservation programs. At the recent Little Thompson River clean-up, Annie Collie and Laura Tyler provided handouts regarding NRCS Conservation programs and Larimer County Weed Management guides. Soil samples were accepted from landowners for testing at the CSU Soils Lab. Funded by federal money, the state District Conservation Technician program provides technicians who help individual producers to understand and implement NRCS conservation programs. Big T also provides an irrigation scheduling program (ISP) in support of the NRCS EQUIP program. For more information www. Learn the art and science of food preservation and preparation — If you are going to preserve your own foods this summer it is important to use upto-date food preservation methods and processing times. Beginning in June, Larimer County Extension’s workshops will include methods of canning, pickling and dehydrating using safe, research-tested methods to avoid foodborne illness. Springtime is the ideal time to begin planning how you will preserve the fruits and vegetables that will be abundant in the coming months. Even if you don’t have time or land to grow your own food, you can take advantage of a wide variety of high quality produce at local farmers’ markets and roadside stands. If you are new to preserving foods or if you haven’t done it for a while, be

ZONING NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: You will please take notice that there will be two public hearings in the Hearing Room of the Larimer County Courthouse Offices, 200 West Oak, Fort Collins, Colorado, concerning a request for a 1041 permit on the hereinafter described parcel. The first hearing will be before the Larimer County Planning Commission on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 6:30 P.M. The second hearing will be before the Larimer County Board of Commissioners on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 6:30 P.M. Petitioner requests authorization for a 1041 permit for a replacement 16inch diameter high pressure natural gas transmission line, on property in Sections 16, 21, 28, 33, Township 4, Range 69; southwest of Berthoud or along County Roads 8 & 21 to the Boulder County Line PETITIONER: Public Service Company of Colorado The file South Larimer County Line 1041 (14-Z1927) may be examined in the Office of the Planning Department of the County of Larimer at the Larimer County Courthouse, Fort Collins, Colorado. Published: May 22, 2014 Berthoud Weekly Surveyor

Extension website ext. Pre-registration is required for workshops and space is limited. All workshops are held at the Larimer County Extension office, 1525 Blue Spruce Dr., Fort Collins. Register online at ext or contact Edie McSherry at the Larimer County Extension office at 970498-6008. The Big T Conservation District has a 50-year history of conservation service to landowners, as originally established by President Roosevelt. Governed by a board of volunteer local landowners, the District is NOT supported by a mill levy. Big T is currently paying all costs for meetings, travel, mailings, administration and three staff members in full support of the Little Thompson Watershed Restoration Coalition. Please help us out with a donation of any size. We have chosen the website to collect donations. http:// If you prefer to donate by check, please make the check payable to “Big T CD/LTWRC Fund” and mail the check to:Big Thompson Conservation District, P.O. Box 441, Berthoud, CO 80513 The Larimer County Landfill is offering free mulch to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. During the holiday season the landfill had accepted Christmas trees for recycling from county residents. The trees have been ground into a coarse mulch. Residents are responsible for loading the mulch into their vehicles and can pick it up anytime Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers must also bring a tarp to cover the load of mulch. The Larimer County Landfill is located at 5887 S. Taft Hill Rd., Fort Collins (about two miles south of Harmony Road.) Call 498-5772 for more information. May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults and caregivers in our community. The Larimer County Office on Aging will host an awards ceremony, Thursday, May 8, 2014, honoring one outstanding senior volunteer and one outstanding family caregiver in our community. The Office on Aging is requesting nominations from the public for these awards. All nomination forms must be turned in or postmarked by April 11, 2014. Nomination forms and criteria for the awards can be found at www. or by calling the Office on Aging at 970-498-7751. Since 1963, communities across the nation have come together to celebrate Older Americans Month — a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to recognizing the contributions and achievements of older Americans. House of Neighborly Service still needs food of all kinds, especially breakfast cereal and peanut butter. Urgent need for paper products. BHS woodworking classes are looking for any unwanted hardwood or softwood boards for student projects. We can also use Corian countertop pieces of various sizes. Please contact Robb Sommerfeld at 970-613-7719 or Robert.sommerfeld@thompsonschools. org. Do you have a problem with math? Free math-tutoring services are provided every Wednesday from 1:10 - 3 p.m. in room 135 at BHS. This informal service for students of any math subject including AP math subjects is provided by a former math teacher. You got a problem with chemistry? There is help. Free tutoring services are provided every Thursday from 6:30 – 8 p.m in room 135. This is an open, informal environment for all AP Chemistry and Chemistry II students. This is a volunteer service provided by a chemist with 20+ years professional experience. Scheduled Meetings

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Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship that offers support to people whose lives have been affected by relatives and friends who suffer from the disease of alcoholism. Anonymity is protected at all times. A weekly Al-Anon meeting is held in the nursery of the First Presbyterian Church of Berthoud (531 Eighth St.) on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Please enter through the main door on Eighth Street, then go straight ahead into the nursery. An elevator is available for those who might need it. For more information, contact Liz at 970-290-4359. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at the Berthoud Lions Club every Monday and Friday nights from 8 to 9 p.m. Anyone desiring to quit drinking is welcome. There are no dues or fees. For more information, please call 532-4653. A Balance and Fall Prevention Class is being held weekly. It’s free. Drop-ins are welcome to attend. Classes are held at the Berthoud Area Community Center every Tuesday from 9 -9:45 a.m. Please call 970-532-2730 for more information. Berthoud Area Transportation Service (BATS) is available for Berthoud residents on a demand-response basis. Call 532-3049 to make a reservation or for more information. Service is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Berthoud Fire Protection District board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 248 Welch Ave. Agendas are available two days prior to the meetings by calling 532-2264. All meetings are open to the public. Berthoud Library board meets on the first Wednesday of every month in the library community room at 7 p.m. Berthoud Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Depot at Third and Massachusetts. The depot is available for rent. Contact Sam Waldo at 5322001. For more information about the Lions Club call Bob Talley at 532-2228. The Lions are available to loan out supplies for handicapped or disabled people. Contact John Bona, 970-5322605, Bob Talley, 970-532-2228. Berthoud Parents As Teachers is a free service for all families living in Berthoud who are expecting a child or with children ages birth to five. It includes personalized visits/ parent education, group meetings and developmental screenings. Bilingual services available. Contact Rhonda Richer at 970-215-0305 or http:// Berthoud TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Lions Club depot. Call Julie for information at 970-587-6424. TOPS is a non-profit, non-commercial weightloss support group. First Presbyterian Church adult bible study, every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Facilitated by Rev. Jerry Groves. Eighth Steet and Massachusetts Avenue. Everyone welcome. Friends of the Library board meets in the library community room at 3 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. Historic Preservation Advisory Committee meets monthly on the second Monday at 7 p.m. in the Town of Berthoud offices boardroom. For information call 970-581-4603. Job’s Daughters Bethel #37 meets on the first and third Friday of each month at 7:15 p.m. at the Longmont Masonic Building, 312 Main St. The organization is open to girls between the ages of 10 and 20 who are interested in self-improvement and service to community. For details contact Megan Fritts 970-213-9050. All girls are welcome. Justin Bauer Memorial Post #67 of the American Legion meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Berthoud Area Community Center, 7 p.m. Contact Paul Talafuse for more information, 532-4498. Larimer County Commissioner Tom Donnelly is in Berthoud the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Lighthouse Cafe at 8:30 a.m. The Larimer County Republican office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sign up to volunteer and help with voter registration, set up and staff booths at events, walk in the parades, make phone calls, assist in your precinct and many other activities. 4020 S. College Ave., Unit 11 in Fort Collins. 970-2242577 or Larimer County Open Lands — All meetings will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month with the exception of November and December at 500 E. Third St. in Loveland. Meeting time is from 5 – 8 p.m. Please call 6794534 if you need more information. Larimer County Planning Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearing Room, 200 W. Oak St., first floor, Fort Collins. bcc/meetings. Little Thompson Water District Board of Directors meeting dates and agendas are posted on their website at

Free Garage Sale ads Berthoud Foursquare Church, at the corner of Fourth Street and Mountain Avenue, will be having a yard sale Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24, at 9 a.m. On June 7 at 9 a.m., breakfast burrito sale, and at 4 p.m. we will be having two Mexican platters sale with a silent dessert auction and silent merchandise auction. All sales go to the repair of the church. Please help us get one of Berthoud’s historical sites back in shape. Huge inside garage sale at The Farm. Over 100 tables in 8 buildings. May 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 139 County Road 46, 1 mile north of Berthoud on First Street, 1 mile east on County Road 10. Berthoud Community Library May events 248 Welch Ave, 970-532-2730 Family story time — May 23 at 10:30 a.m. This story time is appropriate for all ages. May 26 — Library Closed for Memorial Day Busy B’s Story time — May 27 at 10:30 a.m. This story time is for babies and toddlers. Stories, fingerplays, songs and fun. Sweet P’s Story time — May 28 at 10:30 a.m. Preschool story time offers some longer stories, songs and coloring or crafts. Family story time — May 30 at 10:30 a.m. This story time is appropriate for all ages. Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party — May 31 from 12-4 p.m. Register for summer reading, have fun, play games, eat and move your body to our jammin’ DJ! The district office is at 835 E. Highway 56, Berthoud. Longs Peak Networking meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m. with the goal of assisting with your job search or overall career development. Life Bridge Church, west on Highway 66 from the intersection of Highway 287 (Main St.), Longmont. Main entrance on west side. Moms in Touch is currently meeting to pray for our school-aged students, teachers, staff and schools each Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. We would love to have you join us at Grace Place (upstairs). Any questions, contact Kim Land at 532-9886. Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. at town hall. Reminisce meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 11 a.m. in the Berthoud Area Community Center. Rural Alternative For Transportation (RAFT) is available for seniors and disabled adults who reside outside of the town of Berthoud but within the Berthoud Fire Protection District. Phone the Berthoud Community Center 970-532-2730 to register as a rider to receive rides to and from Berthoud, Loveland or Longmont, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thompson School District meeting schedule, May 2014. May 7 — BOE Special Meeting Work Session I - 6 p.m. at the administration building, 800 S. Taft Ave., Loveland. May 14 — BOE Special Meeting Work Session II - 6 p.m. at the administration building, 800 S. Taft Ave., Loveland. May 21 — BOE Regular Business Meeting - 6 p.m. at the administration building, 800 S. Taft Ave. Loveland. Tree Advisory Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at town hall at 6 p.m. Wisdom Seekers will be meeting every Thursday, 9-11 a.m. at Grace Place in Berthoud, beginning Aug. 29 through March 2014. To register, or for more information, please contact Jill at 970-532-4936 or or Donna at 303-775-4006 or rose55@

Pioneer Sand currently has openings for Loader Operators, Class A & B CDL Truck Drivers and Retail Sales Associates. Full Time and Part Time positions are available. Some weekends required. Benefits available for full time employees. Must have valid drivers license. Positions are available in Ft. collins, Berthoud and Windsor. Please apply in person at any Northern Colorado location or you may apply online at *EOE * ADA * M/F * D/V CLASSIFIEDS $3 per line - per week Custom + $2 LEGAL NOTICES $8 per column inch - 1st week $7.50 per column inch for each additional week Deadline to place a classified ad or legal notice is Monday at 3 p.m.for each Thursday edition. Send to: or call 970.532.2252. SERVICES PT custodial work wanted. 12 yrs exp. at elem. school. 412-0642 or 214-4316 Exp. piano teacher, have openings for students. 214-4316

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