Public Notice - Town of Encampment - CWSRF Application - Town of Encampment Sewer Lagoon Improvement

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Public Notice - Town of Encampment - CWSRF Application - Town of Encampment Sewer Lagoon Improvement

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Town of Encampment, Wyoming, will conduct a public meeting February 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. local time, during their regular council meeting located at 614 McCaffrey Avenue. The purpose of the meeting will be is to allow citizens to review and comment on the following project.

The Town of Encampment Sewer Lagoon Improvement Project which will include extensive improvements to the headworks, outlet works, and lagoon cells in order to meet water quality compliance requirements currently not met by the Town of Encampment. Specifically, periodic discharge permit limits for BOD and pH are frequently out of compliance due to inadequate treatment. It is anticipated that the upgrades to the treatment process under this project will include installation of an air diffusion system, influent screening equipment to reduce sludge buildup and associated ammonia production, the possible installation of pond cover(s) to increase temperature in order to improve BOD removal and the installation of influent and effluent monitoring equipment as necessary to meet reporting requirements.

At the meeting the Town of Encampment will present the preliminary design of the proposed project and will discuss the estimated cost of the improvements and the plan for funding the improvements. A preliminary plan of improvements, cost estimates and the funding plan can also be reviewed at Encampment Town Hall located at 614 McCaffrey Avenue.

Based on current cost estimates the Town of Encampment intends to borrow $500,000.00 from the Wyoming Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund administered by the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. Existing 2008 Specific Purpose Tax and the proposed 2019 Specific Purpose Tax will be used to repay the loan. The Town of Encampment intends to apply for 75% principal forgiveness. The loan terms will be 2.5% the term of the loan will be 16 years.

Written comments are also welcome. Send written comments to the Town of Encampment. Po Box 5, Encampment, WY 82325 by 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2019.

Published this 30th Day of January. 2019
Doreen Harvey, CMC
Clerk/Treasurer