Public Notice - High Meadow Ranch Water District (HMRWD) - DWSRF Application - High Meadow Ranch Water Rehabilitation Phase 2

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Public Notice - High Meadow Ranch Water District (HMRWD) - DWSRF Application - High Meadow Ranch Water Rehabilitation Phase 2

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The High Meadow Ranch Water District (HMRWD), will conduct a public hearing at 6:00 P.M., local time, on January 10, 2019 in the conference room of the Sublette County Weed and Pest Building, 12 S. Bench Road, Pinedale, WY. This meeting is a follow up to the meeting held on November 15, 2018 allowing for any additional comments or questions and will cover the same information. The purpose of the meeting is to allow citizens to review and comment on the following project. The High Meadow Ranch Water Rehabilitation Phase 2 project includes replacing multiple water lines in the distribution system, installing water meters, curb stops and associated appurtenances. The purpose of the new distribution lines is to replace old, failing and deteriorated piping within the system.

At the meeting, the High Meadow Ranch Water District along with Jorgensen Associates will present the preliminary design of the proposed project and will discuss the estimated cost of improvements and plan for funding the improvements if there are new attendees or inquiries. A preliminary plan of the improvements, cost estimates, and the funding plan can also be reviewed at Jorgensen Associates, 58 S Tyler Ave in Pinedale, WY, or by contacting Brian Gray at 307-367-6548.

Pursuant to Wyoming Stature § 41-10-113(a)(xii), the HMRWD intends to use funds borrowed from the Wyoming Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) administered by the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. Based on current cost estimates, HMRWD plans to borrow $994,000 from the Wyoming DWSRF, with said loan being 30-year repayment term at 2.5% interest. Pursuant to Wyoming Statute § 41-10-113(a)(xxi), special assessments will be levied on all lots within the High Meadow Ranch Water District to repay the loan. The average rate of assessment per lot owned within the district is estimated to be approximately $70 per year to repay the loan.

Written comments are also welcome and must be received by 5:00 P.M. on January 8, 2018. Send written comments to Jorgensen, PO Box 1519, Pinedale WY.

Published Dates: December 26, 2018