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14 I The Lovell Chronicle I December 2, 2010 www. LovellChronicle.com PUBLIC NOTICES R ET_ Mountain Power notice Rock3v- Mountain Power meterin Notice of final payment NOTICE OF APPLICATION PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission's (Commission) Rules, notice Wyoming Public Service Commission's Procedural Rules and is hereby given oftheapplication of Rocky Mountain (Rocky Mountain Special Regulations, notice is hereby given of the application of or the Company) for authority to implement changes to the existing Rocky Mountain Power (RMP or the Company) for approval of its Demand-Side Management (DSM) program and suspension of the Policies and Procedures relating to metering. Schedule 191 surcharge. On April 28, 2010, RMP filed an application requesting approval of On November 2, 2010, Rocky Mountain Power submitted an its Policies and Procedures relating to metering under Commission application, together with exhibits and revised tariff sheets, for Rules 247 and 304(0. The Company submitted its Policies and approval to implement changes to the existing DSM program and Procedures and a copy of the PacifiCorp 2009 Metering Assets suspension of the Schedule 191 surcharge. Rocky Mountain Power and Technology Annual Report. is requesting an effective date of January 1,2011. On October 7, 2010, RMP filed a proposed Metering, Rule 7 tariff, Rocky Mountain Power states that it believes it is necessary to which would make certain metering practices part of its tariffs. The modify the DSM program to address changing market conditions. ' Rule 7 tariff revises Sheet No. R7-1, and proposes Sheet Nos. Rocky Mountain Power states the proposed changes are designed R7-2 through R7-5. The proposed tariff provides guidelines for: [i] to improve the energy efficiency acquisition results of the portfolio, meter installation, [ii] billing and billing adjustment for meter errors Proposed tariffs that include the recommended program changes and damage, [iii] meter testing, [iv] demand pulse access, and [v] are included with this application. In addition, Rocky Mountain unmetered service. Power states that it is planning to increase communications in order to improve customer awareness, educate customers on DSM Interested persons may inspect the application at RMP's Wyoming programs, explain how customers can save energy and promote offices in Cheyenne or Casper, Wyoming, and at the Commission's program participation, offices in Cheyenne, Wyoming, during regular business hours. SOUTHWEST/TRANSMISSION AREA INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Pursuant to Wyoming Statutes 16-6-116 and 16-6-117, and in conformance with the Contract Documents notice is hereby given that the Town of Lovell has accepted the work as substantially complete for the Lovell Southwest/Transmission Area Infrastructure Improvement Project. The project included construction of water and sanitary sewer mains and services; concrete curb & gutter, sidewalk and valley gutters; and street reconstruction for the Southwest Area of the Town of Lovell. The project is substantially complete in accordance with the Project Documents for the Contract dated July 15, 2009. The contractor Wilson Brothers Construction, Cowley, WY is entitled to settlement therefore. At this time, all property owners, interested parties, materials suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, and affected parties are required to submit to the Town of Lovell any and all claims that may be due as a result of construction of the Lovell Southwest/Transmission Area Infrastructure Improvement Project. The Town of Lovell will accept claims until 5:00 pm MST on Monday, December 27, 2010. Any claim submitted after that time, shall be forever barred. Publish: December 2, 9 & 16, 2010 t Rocky Mountain Power proposes to suspend the Schedule 191 sur- Anyone wishing to file a statement, intervention, protest, or a charge on customer bills effective January 1,2011. Rocky Mountain request for a public hearing in this matter must do so in writing on Power states the Wyoming DSM balancing account has a credit bal- or before December 17, 2010. Any petitions filed shall set forth the ance of approximately $4.3 million as of September 30, 2010. The grounds of the proposed intervention or request for hearing as well Company states the credit balance is due to less-than-anticipated as the position and the interest of the petitioner in this proceeding. DSM spending. The Company also accrued $103,769 in interest Please be sure to mention Docket No. 20000-370-ET-10, in your charges through September 30, 2010, associated with the over-col- correspondence. lections in the DSM balancing account. The Company states it be- lieves that it is more beneficial to suspend the DSM rate surcharge If you choose to intervene, you will be required to attend the hearing at this time and allow the funds in the balancing account to decline in person or by telephone. If you require reasonable accommodation while continuing to provide energy efficiency services to its cus- for a disability, call the Commission at (307) 777-7427 or write tomers rather than to wait for portfolio expenditure to catch up with the Commission at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Schedule 191 revenues. Rocky Mountain Power states that this Wyoming 82002. Communications-impaired persons may contact will be accomplished on customer's bills with a continuation of the the Commission through Wyoming Relay at 711. current "Customer Efficiency Services" surcharge coupled with an additional line item "credit" that exactly off-sets the charge. Rocky Dated: November 18, 2010. Mountain Power states it will file an application with the Commission in the future as necessary to reinstate each of the three Schedule Publish: November 25 and December 2, 2010 191 rate surcharges by eliminating the rate "credit" as the accounts are balanced. Notice of final payment This is not a complete description of Rocky Mountain's application. LOVELL SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROJECT Customers with questions about how the case could change their individual electricity bills should contact Rocky Mountain directly Pursuant to Wyoming Statutes 16-6-116 and 16-6-117, and in for further information. Interested persons may inspect the appli- conformance with the Contract Documents notice is hereby given cation during regular business hours at Rocky Mountain Power's that the Town of Lovell has accepted the work as substantially Wyoming service centers located in Casper (Casper Service Cen- complete for the Lovell Safe Routes to School Project. The project ter and Casper Region Office), Cody, Evanston, Laramie, Pinedale, included construction of new concrete curb & gutter, sidewalk and Rawlins, Riverton, Rock Springs, and Worland. The application and valley gutters; signage and pavement markings on and along 7th its supporting testimony and exhibits may also be reviewed on the Street in the Town of Lovell. The project is substantially complete internet at httD://WWW.DacificorD.com, in accordance with the Project Documents for the Contract dated January 18, 2010. The contractor Wilson Brothers Construction, Anyone who desires to intervene and become a party to this Cowley, WY is entitled to settlement therefore. proceeding or to file a statement or protest must do so, in writing, with the Commission on or before December 30, 2010. Any filed petitions shall set forth the grounds of the proposed intervention or request for hearing, as well as the position and the interest of the petitioner in this proceeding. Petitions to intervene not filed by this date shall, in accordance with Section 113 of the Commission's Rules, show good cause why the intervention should be granted. Further procedural and hearing dates for this application will be established by the Commission. For more information and assistance, or if you wish to intervene in this matter and/or request a public, hearir~,.,V~,ph you will a tt:end and you require reasonable 3coomm ~odation-fcSf a disabil ty, call the Commission at (307) 777-,ZA27 or i.to them at 2515 Warren Avenue, Hansen Building, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. Communications-impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at 711. Please be sure to make reference to Docket No. 20000-383-EA-10 in your correspondence. Dated: November 30, 2010. Publish: December 2 & 9, 2010 At this time, all property owners, interested parties, materials suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, and affected parties are required to submit to the Town of Lovell any and all claims that may be due as a result of construction of the Lovell Southwest/Transmission Area Infrastructure Improvement Project. The Town of Lovell will accept claims until 5:00 pm MST on Monday, December 27, 2010. Any claim submitted after that time, shall be forever barred. Publish: Acceptin hid_,= December 2, 9 & 16, 2010 FOR SALE BY SEALED BID The Byron Solid Waste Disposal District is accepting sealed bids on 1999 Ford F350 with a Haul-All refuse hauling body. We reserve the right to refuse or accept any or all bids. Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on December 9, 2010. Contact Byron Solid Waste Disposal District at 35-1/2 South Pryor in Byron, Wyoming or by phone at 307-548-6124. |O0 PVHC is the Baby-Friendly USA,_ Inc Hospital in the State of Wyoming! Powell Valley "Baby-Friendly" and its logo are registered Healthcare w,t, the us Committee for UNICEF Compassionate Quality Care Lovell Town Council minutes MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD NOVEMBER 29, 2010 AT 12:00 NOON AT LOVELL TOWN HALL. Present: Mayor Bruce Morrison, Council Members: Brian Dickson, Bruce Wolsey, Scott AIIred, Jodi Lindsay. Others present: Administrative Assistant Scott Campbell, Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal, Kevin Jones, David Peck, Frank Page, Karen Fagg, Gary Simonich With a quorum present, Mayor Morrison called the meeting to order. Frank Page-HKM Engineer explained the Southwest/Transmission Water and Sewer Project and the Safe Routes to School Project have almost reached completion and requested the Tentative Certificates of Substantial Completion be signed. He also requested authorization to publish the "Notice of Final Payment". The Final/ Definitive Certificate of Substantial Completion will require signing after the punch list items are completed and reviewed by the funding agencies. The Certificate of Completion and Acceptance will require a signature after the punch list is complete and the project is ready for final payment. Bruce Wolsey made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign the Tentative Certificate of Substantial Completion, the Final/Definitive Certificate of Substantial Completion upon punch list completion and funding agency review and the Certificate of Completion and Acceptance when the Southwest/Transmission Project and the Safe Routes to School Project are ready for final payment. He included in the motion authorization to publish the "Notice of Final Payment" for the projects. Second by Brian Dickson. All in favor. Motion passed. Administrative Assistant Scott Campbell gave a presentation on developing the remainder of Constitution Park. Upon researching the project he reported finding the water sales station was placed on property previously dedicated for recreation from a prior grant. He will contact them regarding the oversight and options for correcting the error. He reported currently the basketball courts, skate park and sand volleyball pits have been coordinated with the Recreation District. The Recreation District has also offered to provide some new playground equipment for the Great Western Park so town funds can be focused on finishing the Constitution Park area. Council expressed the desire to finish the areas in progress. Mr. Campbell explained the plan would enhance the current areas and also include the development of a walking path throughout the park, develop youth soccer fields and include a small playground. The addition of a band shell for performances, additional restrooms and improvements for storage and concessions were also discussed. Developing a location for mobile food vendors was also mentioned. Grant funding is currently being researched to help with the project. He suggested further development of the park would offer economic development opportunities by bringing in people with various tournaments throughout the summer. Councilman Dickson also mentioned the more area we develop the more long term maintenance costs will be. Mr. Campbell reported he will have more information on the funding resources at the December 13th meeting. Scott AIIred made a motion to adjourn at 12:55 p.m. Second by Bruce Wolsey. All in favor. Motion passed. Pending Approval: Mayor R. Bruce Morrison ATTEST: Deputy Clerk Valerie Beal Publish: December 2, 2010 Publish: November 25, December 2 & 9, 2010 Willwond Diversion Dam Prniect PUBLIC HEARING ON THE WILLWOOD DIVERSION DAM PROJECT When: December8, 2010, 6:00 p.m. Where: Willwood Irrigation District Clubhouse 1306 Road 9 Powell, Wyoming The Wyoming Water Development Commission will hold a public hearing to receive comments on a proposal to replace two sluice gates and to add automation and telemetry to the dam. Representatives of the Water Development Commission and the Will- wood Irrigation District will be present to explain the proposed project and to record comments. For further information contact: Wyoming Water Development Office 6920 Yellowtail Road Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 307-777-7626 Publish: December 2, 2010 Notice of h - ring NOTICE OF HEARING (NOH # 7 Date: December 2, 2010) Notice is hereby given of a public hearing on a proposed transfer of funds to the following budgets: $130,443.00 from Unanticipated Revenue (State) to 81-4-503- 794-200 North Snow Removal Equipment U68- 06)( $2,663.00 from Cash Reserve 81-4-551-981-000 (County) to 81-4-503-794-200 North Snow Removal Equipment U68-06X $850.00 from Cash Reserve 10-4-951-980-000 (County) to 10-4-711-171-000 Local Emergency Planning (LEPC) contract (secretary-county) $6,433.00 from Unanticipated Revenue (Federal) to 10-4- 480-600-300 09-GPD-BIG-LC-HLE9 Coroner Grant $10,000.00 from Cash Reserve 10-4-951-980-000 (County) to 10-4-901-191-000 Miscellaneous General Legal Fees $2,904.65 from Unanticipated Revenue (Federal) to 10-4- 710-757-300 09-GPD-BIG-CC-HCC9 $103,016.39 from Unanticipated Revenue (Federal) to 10-4- 710-755-300 H.S. Grant The board of county commissioners will hold a hearing at 10:30 a.m. on December 7, 2010, in the commissioners' chambers at the courthouse in Basin, at which time any and all persons interested may appear and be heard respecting such transfer of funds. Dated this 2"d day of December, 2010 Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s Thomas S. Hinman, Chairman /s Keith M. Grant, Member /s Jerold S. Ewen, Member Attest: Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish; December 2, 2010 If you're 50 or older, please get screened. Screening saves Lives. if~3~rCc,, ,n., 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) www.cdc.gov/screenforlife U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES We have aU you need for a hot meal or picnic! A Featuring ChesterFried and WondeRoast Chicken'. Open: 8 am - 8 pm Mon.-Sat. 9 am - 6 pm Sunday. 9 E. Main Lovell MINCHOW'S FOOD COURT 353 E. Main Lovell 548-7979 am - 9 pm Mon.-Thurs. 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