Public Notice - Town of Pine Bluffs – DWSRF Application

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Public Notice: Town of Pine Bluffs – DWSRF Application

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Town of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, will conduct a public meeting at 7:00 pm, Local Time, on Monday April 6, 2020, in the Pine Bluffs Municipal Building, Council Chambers, located at 215 Main Street, Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. The purpose of the meeting is to allow citizens to review and comment on the following project:

Central Low Nitrate Deep Well Project

This project would provide a redundant and reliable source of low nitrate water at sufficient yield to treat the high nitrate water from the High Plains Aquifer wells to meet the current and future demands and comply with EPA primary drinking water standards.

At the meeting, the Town of Pine Bluffs 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 the Office of the Town Clerk, 215 Main Street, Pine Bluffs Wyoming.

Based on current cost estimates, the Town of Pine Bluffs plans to borrow $505,560 from the Wyoming Drinking Water State Revolving Fund administered by the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. If necessary, increased user fees may be levied to repay the loan. The average rate could increase as much as $8.33 per user to repay the loan. Loan terms will be 2.5% interest rate at 20 years.

Written comments are also welcome. Send written comments to Office of the Clerk, PO Box 429, Pine Bluffs WY 82082 by 4:00 pm on April 6, 2020.

Published March 12, 2020