Public Notice – The High Meadow Ranch Water District – DWSRF Loan Application – The High Meadow Ranch Water Rehabilitation Phase 2 Project

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Public Notice – The High Meadow Ranch Water District – DWSRF Loan Application – The High Meadow Ranch Water Rehabilitation Phase 2 Project

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The High Meadow Ranch Water District (HMRWD), will conduct a public hearing at 6:00 P.M., local time, on February 20, 2020 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 January 10, 2019 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 installing new water distribution lines, PRVs, service connections, water meters, road rehabilitation and appurtenances. The new water distribution lines will 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 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 $1,328,000 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 $79 per year to repay the loan.

Written comments are also welcome and must be received by 5:00 P.M. on February 14, 2020. Send written comments to Jorgensen, PO Box 1519, Pinedale WY.

Published Dates: January 17, 24, 31 (2020)