Town of Pinedale to Discuss Water Infrastructure Project Tonight

Town of Pinedale to Discuss Water Infrastructure Project Tonight

PINEDALE — The Town of Pinedale, Wyoming will conduct a public meeting at 6:00 pm on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the Lovatt Room of the Sublette County Library, 155 South Tyler Avenue, Pinedale.

The purpose of the meeting is to allow citizens to review and comment on the South Fremont Avenue Rehabilitation Project.

The project will replace approximately 600 feet of old, and undersized, water main and eliminate a dead end water main with the addition of a 500 foot water line, which will create a loop.

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Approximately 700 feet of old, and undersized, vitrified clay sewer pipe will be removed and replaced with polyvinyl chloride pipe to improve flow and eliminate infiltration.

Project benefits include more uniform water pressures, increased water quality, decreased maintenance of the distribution system, increased flow capacity, decreased service disruptions for affected customers, and improved public health and safety.

The Town of Pinedale  is requesting loan funds from the Wyoming Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and Clean Water State Revolving Fund, as well as grant funding from the Mineral Royalty Grants program, all administered by the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments.

The Town of Pinedale is requesting to borrow $390,000 of Drinking Water State Funds and $168,000 of Clean Water State Revolving Funds, with a 25% principal forgiveness.  The Town is also requesting $339,000 of Mineral Royalty Grant funds.

At the meeting the Town will present the construction plans and funding options.

If the expected SRF loan funds and MRG funds are received, the Town will use water and sewer enterprise funds to pay off the loan and for the project.

If the funds are not received, the Town will need to reevaluate the priority of the project.

The construction plans and cost estimates can be reviewed at the Pinedale Town Hall, 69 Pinedale South Road, Pinedale, WY 82941.

Contact Hayley Ruland at (307)367-4136 with questions.