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LTC Trainee II – Lamar Community College
Full-time position provides custodial services for the Physical Plant of LCC including general cleaning and maintenance of buildings, furniture, equipment, and surrounding areas.  There is no education or experience requirement for this position, but applicants must possess and maintain a current Driver’s License. Must be able to lift 100 lbs occasionally, 50 lbs frequently.  Closing date for applications is June 23, 2017, at 4:00pm.  More information is available at  LCC is an AA/EOE.Office Assistant

Office Assistant
Immediate opening for an office assistant at Tri-County Ford Lincoln Inc. in Lamar, Monday – Friday 9 am-6 pm shift, starting annual salary between $20,000.00 & $24,000.00 depending on experience. Must have book keeping, computer, and people skills. Apply in person at 7240 Hwy 50 West Lamar, CO 81052. Equal Opportunity Employer

Personal Assistant
I am looking for bright, energetic, responsible, mature, dependable, professional, extremely-responsive individual to work as a personal assistant…Requirements: – Organization, computer and filling skills.- A little bit of Quick books knowledge- Microsoft Office knowledge- Positive, energetic- Transportation…Email resumes to

Temporary Employment
The City of Lamar is accepting applications for temporary seasonal laborer at the Streets Department. SALARY: $9.50 per. hour. Applications and essential job functions available at the Human Resource’s Office, City Complex, 102 East Parmenter St., Lamar, CO. Applications will be taken until positions are filled. Contingent upon job offer, the successful applicant will be required to take a pre-employment physical, a drug and alcohol test and must provide a current motor vehicle record. EOE

Mechanic, Senior 
The City of Lamar is seeking an individual who can perform a variety of skilled mechanical repair work to gas and diesel powered and automotive equipment and carries out a preventive maintenance program. Individuals must possess or be able to obtain a valid Colorado CDL license. STARTING SALARY: $14.36 -$17.95 DOQ. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Office, City Complex, 102 East Parmenter, Lamar, CO 81052-3299. The selected applicant for the position will be required to take a pre-employment physical, drug test and provide a current motor vehicle record. EOE

Exceptional Student Services Secretary
Full-time (4 days a week) 205-day contract beginning July 1st, 2017. Hourly rate of $12.77 – $13.91 depending on experience. Follows school districts’ calendar except during summer months. Benefits included.
Qualifications: 1. High School Diploma or equivalent or proof of secretarial training. 2. Previous secretarial experience is preferred. 3. Experience and moderate skill in work processing and using work processing programs. 4. Working knowledge of basic office procedures and operations of common office equipment. 5. Background knowledge of special education helpful. Position open until filled.
Send resume and contact information with references along with the application.
For more information on position openings or to return your application please contact:  Loraine Saffer, PO Box 1137, Lamar, CO 81052 or call 719-336-9046 Ext 120

Maintenance Worker, Senior 
The City of Lamar is seeking an enthusiastic individual that under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual labor in the construction, maintenance, and repair of public buildings, and equipment; operates light and medium duty equipment and trucks up to 2 1/2 tons on a regular basis. Must have or be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Starting Salary: $12.40 an hour. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Office, City Complex, 102 East Parmenter, Lamar, CO 81052-3299. Position will remain open until filled. Contingent upon job offer, the successful applicant will be required to take a pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol test. EOE

Administrative Assistant
Local Church needs Administrative Assistant, Monday through Thursday, 20 hours weekly, starts $10 hour, computer skills, self-motivated, submit an application by July 10, Call 719-336-9021 for info.

RN Wanted
Sand & Sage Personal Care Agency is currently seeking a RN. Minimum of 2 years of experience and at least 21 years of age. Apply at 117 West Elm, Lamar, CO.

Agriculture Faculty
Lamar Community College – Full-time, 166-day faculty contract position includes classroom instruction, planning, committee work, and student advising.  Position will teach an 18 credit hour load each semester and is expected to maintain regular office hours. Applicant must have a Master’s degree in Agriculture or related discipline, previous teaching experience with preference for college-level teaching, demonstrated experience, and be willing to work flexible hours. Screening of applicants begins July 1, 2017.  More information is available at  LCC is AA/EOE.

Retention and Transfer Counselor/CTE Retention Coordinator
Lamar Community College.  Full-time position specializes in early crisis intervention and referral as well as academic and transfer counseling.  Applicant must have a Master’s Degree in Counseling; work experience related to high school, community college or community counseling preferred.  Screening of applicants begins July 7, 2017. More information is available at  LCC is AA/EOE.


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House For Sale
201 Willow Valley in Lamar located across from the park. Beautiful 5 bedroom with 2.5 baths, Meticulous, very clean, remodeled, hardwood floors, 3800 sq. ft., large shade trees, luscious lawn. Call Kami at 719-688-0986 for a showing.

House For Rent at The Ridges
8118 Grand Ridge 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom and 2 car garage – NO PETS – $700 a month + all utilities $700 deposit – Call 688-9971



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Public Notice


Lamar Municpal Airport
Lamar, Colorado
AIP Project No. 3-08-0036-019

Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, for improvements to the Lamar Municpal Airport, Lamar, Colorado, AIP Project No. 3-08-0036-019 will be received by the Lamar Municpal Airport, City Administration Office, Lamar, Colorado, 8105210/4/2120, until Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., and then publicly opened and read aloud.

The work involved will include the following:

Schedule I: Rehabilitate Runway 18/36 (Spall Repair & Joint Seal)

The approximate quantities of major bid items involved in the proposed work are:

Item No. Description Units Estimated Quantity
P-105a Mobilization LS 1
P-502a Spall Repair SF 500
P-605a Joint Sealant Removal, and Repair LF 37,500
P-620a Permanent Pavement Markings SF 9,900

Construction for this project is expected to take 14  calendar day(s).

Contract Documents.  The complete set of Specifications and Contract Documents can be downloaded from Jviation, Inc.’s bid site (, beginning on June 14, 2017.  In order to submit a responsive bid as a Prime Contractor and to receive all necessary addendum(s) for this project, you must be on the Planholder’s List.  To view all planholder documents (contract documents, plans and addendums) you must fill out the online form located at ( By filling out and submitting this form, you agree to be publicly listed on the bid site with your contact information as a planholder for all projects requested. It is the planholder’s responsibility to review the site for addendums and changes before submitting their proposal. For additional information, please contact us via email at

*Note that contractors will NOT be automatically added to new projects. You will need to re-submit the online form for access to new projects. Once granted access, additional projects will use your same login credentials.  Note: Plan ahead when submitting the online request form and allow up to 2 business days for approval and access to projects.

Pre-Bid Conference.  The pre-bid conference for this project will be held on June 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., in the Lamar Municipal Airport Conference Room at the Lamar Municpal Airport, 3670 County Road GG 2.  All bidders are required to examine the site to become familiar with all site conditions.

Bid Conditions.  The bidder is required to provide all information as required within the Contract Documents.  The bidder is required to bid on all items of every schedule or as otherwise detailed in the Instructions to Bidders.

Bids may be held by City of Lamar for a period not to exceed 90 calendar days from the date of the bid opening for the purpose of evaluating bids prior to award of contract.

The right is reserved, as City of Lamar may require, to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in the bids received.

All questions regarding the bid are to be directed to Seth W. Kurtz with Jviation, Inc., 900 South Broadway, Suite 350, Denver, Colorado 80209, (303) 524-3030, Fax: (303) 524-3031, or email 

Bid Bond.  Guarantee will be required with each bid as a certified check on a solvent bank or a bid bond in the amount of five (5) % of the total amount of the bid, made payable to the City of Lamar.


Performance & Payment Bond. The successful bidder will be required to furnish separate performance and payment bonds each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract price.


Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 as amended.  In accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act, as amended, the Contractor will be required to comply with the wage and labor requirements and to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedule of wage rates established by the United States Department of Labor.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Requirement.  The proposed contract is under and subject to 41 CFR Part 60-4 and Executive Order 11246 of September 24, 1965, as amended, and to the equal opportunity clause and the Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract specifications including the goals and timetables for minority and female participation.

Title VI Solicitation Notice:  The City of Lamar, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.


DBE Requirement.  The Owner’s award of this contract is conditioned upon Bidder or Offeror satisfying the good faith effort requirements of 49 CFR §26.53.

As a condition of bid responsiveness, the Bidder or Offeror must submit the following information with their proposal on the forms provided herein:

  • The names and addresses of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms that will participate in the contract;
  • A description of the work that each DBE firm will perform;
  • The dollar amount of the participation of each DBE firm listed under (1)
  • Written statement from Bidder or Offeror that attests their commitment to use the DBE firm(s) listed under (1) to meet the Owner’s project goal;
  • If Bidder or Offeror cannot meet the advertised project DBE goal; evidence of good faith efforts undertaken by the Bidder or Offeror as described in appendix A to 49 CFR Part 26.
  • The successful Bidder or Offeror must provide written confirmation of participation from each of the DBE firms the Bidder or Offeror lists in their commitment. This Bidder or Offeror must submit the DBE’s written confirmation of participation [“within 7 days after bid opening or “with the proposal documents as a condition of bid responsiveness”
  • The successful Bidder or Offeror must provide written confirmation of participation from each of the DBE firms the Bidder or Offeror lists in their commitment. This Bidder or Offeror must submit the DBE’s written confirmation of participation [“within 5 days after bid opening or “with the proposal documents as a condition of bid responsiveness”

The successful Bidder or Offeror must provide written confirmation of participation from each of the DBE firms the Bidder or Offeror lists in their commitment. This Bidder or Offeror must submit the DBE’s written confirmation of participation with the proposal documents as a condition of bid responsiveness.

The bidder shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, to subcontract 3.00 % of the dollar value of the prime contract to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBE).  In the event that the bidder for this solicitation qualifies as a DBE, the contract goal shall be deemed to have been met.  Individuals who are rebuttably presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged include, women, Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, and Asian-Indian Americans.  The apparent successful competitor will be required to submit information concerning the DBE’s that will participate in this contract.  The informa­tion will include the name and address of each DBE, a description of the work to be performed by each named firm, and the dollar value of the contract.  If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal stated herein, it will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that it made good faith efforts in attempting to do so.  A bid that fails to meet these requirements will be considered non-responsive.  Those firms currently certified as DBE’s by the Colorado Department of Transportation are eligible to participate as DBE’s on this contract.  A list of these firms can be obtained from the State, the consulting engineer, or the Sponsor.

Other Federal Provisions Award of contract is also subject to the following Federal Provisions:

  • Buy American Preference
  • Foreign Trade Restrictions
  • Government-wide Debarment and Suspension
  • Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace
  • Other Federal Provisions included in Part A of the Special Provisions

City of Lamar
Lamar, Colorado



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