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Legal Notices for the week of 5/14/14

 


City of Valdez

Invitation to Bid

Date: May 8, 2014

Project: SBH Upland Boardwalk

Project Number: 14-310-6062 / Contract Number: 1165

This project includes, but is not necessarily limited to:

Remove and replace the support for 178 feet of settling treated wood boardwalk at the small boat harbor.

Engineers Estimate for construction is under $ 100,000 .

Sealed bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm local time on June 4, 2014, at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Road, Suite 201, P. O. Box 307, Valdez, Alaska 99686. The bids will be publicly opened and read at that time.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Road, Suite 201, Valdez, Alaska on May 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

Complete sets of the bid documents may be purchased from Digital Blueprint, 903 West Northern Lights Blvd ., Anchorage, AK 99503, (907) 274-4060. Bid documents may also be downloaded from the City of Valdez website at http://www.ci.valdez.ak.us; documents are located under “Bids” on the lower right hand side of the opening page. Bidders are encouraged to download, fill out, and return the Request for Addendum form located at the link listed above to ensure receipt of any addendum issued for this project.

Bid security in the amount of 5% of the total bid is required.

The City reserves the right to waive any irregularities or informalities in a bid and to reject any and all bids without cause.

Current minimum prevailing wage rates as published by the Alaska Department of Labor must be paid if required by law.

Requirements of the Alaska Employment Preference (AS 36.10) must be met.

The City of Valdez “Standard Specifications and Standard Details” shall be used. An electronic copy is available from the City of Valdez website at http://www.ci.valdez.ak.us under “standards and specifications” located on the “quick links” portion of the Capital Facilities Department page.

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City of Valdez

Invitation to Bid

Date: May 13, 2014

Project: City Hall Stack and Day Tank Replacement

Project Number: 14-350-1401/ Contract Number: 1166

This project includes, but is not necessarily limited to:

the renovation of the day tank and fuel oil distribution system, combustion flue, and hydronic distribution system in the City Hall boiler room.

Engineers Estimate for construction under $ 150,000.00.

Sealed bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm local time on June 9, 2014, at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Road, Suite 201, P. O. Box 307, Valdez, Alaska 99686. The bids will be publicly opened and read at that time.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at the office of the Capital Facilities Director, 300 Airport Road, Suite 201, Valdez, Alaska on May 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

Complete sets of the bid documents may be purchased from Digital Blueprint, 903 West Northern Lights Blvd ., Anchorage, AK 99503, (907) 274-4060. Bid documents may also be downloaded from the City of Valdez website at http://www.ci.valdez.ak.us; documents are located under “Bids” on the lower right hand side of the opening page. Bidders are encouraged to download, fill out, and return the Request for Addendum form located at the link listed above to ensure receipt of any addendum issued for this project.

Bid security in the amount of 5% of the total bid is required.

The City reserves the right to waive any irregularities or informalities in a bid and to reject any and all bids without cause.

Current minimum prevailing wage rates as published by the Alaska Department of Labor must be paid if required by law.

Requirements of the Alaska Employment Preference (AS 36.10) must be met.

The City of Valdez “Standard Specifications and Standard Details” shall be used. An electronic copy is available from the City of Valdez website at http://www.ci.valdez.ak.us under “standards and specifications” located on the “quick links” portion of the Capital Facilities Department page.

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Notice of Public Hearing

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

Copper Valley Electric Association, Inc. Project No. 13124-015

NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO AMEND LICENSE AND ACCEPTED FOR FILING, SOLICITING COMMENTS, MOTIONS TO INTERVENE, AND PROTESTS

(May 1, 2014)

Take notice that the following hydroelectric application has been filed with the Commission and is available for public inspection:

a. Type of Application: Amendment to License

b. Project No: 13124-015

c. Date Filed: April 14, 2014

d. Applicant: Copper Valley Electric Association, Inc.

e. Name of Project: Allison Creek Hydroelectric Project

f. Location: On Allison Creek in Valdez, Alaska. This project does not occupy any federal lands.

g. Filed Pursuant to: Federal Power Act, 16 USC 791(a)-825(r)

h. Applicant Contact: Robert A. Wilkinson, CEO, Copper Valley Electric Association, Inc ., P.O. Box 45, Mile 187 Glenn Highway, Glennallen, AK 99588, (907)-822-3211

i. FERC Contact: Steven Sachs at (202) 502-8666; or Steven.Sachs@ferc.gov.

j. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, and protests, is 30 days from the issuance date of this notice by the Commission. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filing. Please file any motion to intervene, protest, comments, and/or recommendations using the Commission’s eFiling system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY). In lieu of electronic filing, please send a paper copy to: Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20426. The first page of any filing should include docket number P-13124-005.

k. Description of Request: As licensed, the unconstructed project includes two 3.25-megawatt (MW) turbine-generator units, a 120-foot-long tailrace exiting the west side of the powerhouse, and a 3.8-mile-long, 34.5-kilovolt (kV) transmission line following an existing right-of-way. In its application, the licensee proposes to install a single 6.5-MW turbine-generator unit, construct a 70.5-foot-long tailrace extending from the north side of the powerhouse, and erect a 3.8-mile-long, 25-kV transmission line south of the original location and following a utility easement entirely on land owned by the State of Alaska. The new transmission line routing would interconnect with the grid at the same location as originally proposed.

l. Locations of the Application: This filing may be viewed on the Commission's website at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number P-13124 in the docket number field to access the document. You may also register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, call 1-866-208- 3676 or e-mail FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, for TTY, call (202) 502-8659. A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in item (h) above and at the Commission's Public Reference Room, located at 888 First Street, NE, Room 2A, Washington, DC 20426, or by calling (202) 502-8371.

m. Individuals desiring to be included on the Commission's mailing list should so indicate by writing to the Secretary of the Commission.

n. Comments, Protests, or Motions to Intervene: Anyone may submit comments, a protest, or a motion to intervene in accordance with the requirements of Rules of Practice and Procedure, 18 CFR 385.210, .211, .214. In determining the appropriate action to take, the Commission will consider all protests or other comments filed, but only those who file a motion to intervene in accordance with the Commission's Rules may become a party to the proceeding. Any comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be received on or before the specified comment date for the particular application.

o. Filing and Service of Responsive Documents: Any filing must (1) bear in all capital letters the title “COMMENTS”, “PROTEST”, or “MOTION TO INTERVENE” as applicable; (2) set forth in the heading the name of the applicant and the project number of the application to which the filing responds; (3) furnish the name, address, and telephone number of the person protesting or intervening; and (4) otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 385.2001 through 385.2005. All comments, motions to intervene, or protests must set forth their evidentiary basis and otherwise comply with the requirements of 18 CFR 4.34(b). All comments, motions to intervene, or protests should relate to project works which are the subject of the license amendment. Agencies may obtain copies of the application directly from the applicant. A copy of any protest or motion to intervene must be served upon each representative of the applicant specified in the particular application. If an intervener files comments or documents with the Commission relating to the merits of an issue that may affect the responsibilities of a particular resource agency, they must also serve a copy of the document on that resource agency. A copy of all other filings in reference to this application must be accompanied by proof of service on all persons listed in the service list prepared by the Commission in this proceeding, in accordance with 18 CFR 4.34(b) and 385.2010.

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Kimberly D. Bose,

Secretary.

Public Notice

AHFC Waiting List Opening

Valdez

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is planning to open the following waiting list(s):

Housing Choice Vouchers

Applications for the waiting list named above will be accepted beginning May 12, 2014.

Applications are available at the AHFC website at http://www.ahfc.us (Find Housing) or our offices at 104-B Bremner St. Applications are subject to income limits and screening criteria. AHFC will notify all applicants in writing of the status of their application.

Questions - call the Valdez office at 907-835-2129 or send an email to mchase@ahfc.us. AHFC complies with all Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity non-discrimination laws.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Valdez Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers. The purpose of the hearing is to take public testimony on the request from Cody Galipeau for a conditional Use Permit for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) located at 1585 Homestead Road (Parcel A, Tract 3, ASLS 79-117). The PUD would allow for the construction of two townhome triplexes on the south east side of the property.

The public is encouraged to attend but if attendance is not possible, comments may be presented to the Community & Economic Development Department in writing prior to the May 28th meeting. A copy of the comments will then be presented to the Planning & Zoning Commission. Submissions by email may be sent to: jvadeboncoeur@ci.valdez.ak.us

Anyone having questions concerning this request or who would like more detailed information should contact the Community & Economic Development Department at (907)834-3401

Lisa Von Bargen, Director CEDD

 

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