The Valdez Star - Serving Prince William Sound and Copper River Basin

Legals for the week of 6/4/14



Alyeska Pipeline Service Company seeks information from local firms or residents who may be interested in contracting for Vessel of Opportunity (Fishing Vessel) Administrators for the following ports: Kodiak, Seward, Valdez, and Whittier. The Administrator's responsibilities include: maintain database of vessels enrolled in the program, track training required and/or completed, coordinate responses to an actual or threatened spill and annual training, recruit vessels for participation in the program, report availability to SERVS weekly, and attend occasional meetings in Anchorage as requested. Key skills include communications, organization, and computer literacy. Contract term would be for three years at Fixed Monthly Rate + Reimbursables. For additional information about Alyeska Pipeline Service Company and SERVS, go to Interested parties should contact Dawn McQuay, 907-787-8373,, not later than 4:00 p.m., June 16, 2014.



The City of Valdez, Alaska, P.O. 307, Valdez, AK 99686, is applying for a permit from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) to apply pesticide within the limits of the city. Application of a pyrethrin based insecticide, Permanone Ready to Use Insecticide, EPA Reg. # 432-1277, to control mosquitoes and gnats will be made by trucks equipped with an ultra low volume fogging apparatus. The spraying program will be conducted by applicators certified by the DEC and in accordance with label directions and permit stipulations. All spraying will take place from June 18, 2014 to October 1, 2014. Application of Bactimos Briquettes, EPA Reg. # 6218-47, a floating sustained-released larvicide for long-term control of mosquito larvae, will be applied to mosquito breeding areas. Application of Bactimos will take place from June 18, 2014 to October 1, 2014. This notice is required by the State of Alaska, A.S. 46.03.330. Anyone wishing to present their views to the DEC regarding the City's application to apply pesticide may do so by filing written comment to the Department of Environmental Conservation within 30 days after publication of the second notice. Anyone who wishes may obtain a copy of the City's application, or a schedule of the proposed dates for spraying from the Office of the City Clerk. The DEC will hold a public hearing on the application if 50 or more residents of the City of Valdez make a request to the Department of Environmental Conservation, 1700 E. Bogard Road, Building B-Suite 202, Wasilla, AK 99654, within 30 days after publication of the second notice.






The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) proposes to renew Air Quality Control Operating Permit No. AQ0494TVP03 to CVEA Cogeneration Project, under Alaska Statutes 46.14 and regulation 18 AAC 50.

Applicant: Copper Valley Electric Association

Mailing Address: PO Box 45

Glennallen, AK 99588

Location: Latitude: 61° 08’ 07” North

Longitude: 146° 21’ 12” West

Activity: CVEA Cogeneration Project is an electric power generation facility. The significant emission units at the stationary source consist of one turbine and one diesel-fired reciprocating engine. Application: As required by 18 AAC 50, Copper Valley Electric Association applied for a renewal operating permit for CVEA Cogeneration Project. Copper Valley Electric Association submitted the application on December 10, 2013. This public notice is for the draft operating permit only. Emissions: The potential annual emissions of regulated air pollutants at the stationary source are: 17 tons of particulate matter (PM-10), 222 tons of nitrogen oxides (NOX), 150 tons of sulfur dioxide (SO2), 14 tons of carbon monoxide (CO), and 5 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOC). The total potential emissions of regulated air pollutants is 408 tons per year. ADEC Preliminary Review: Based on review of the application, ADEC drafted a preliminary permit decision for the CVEA Cogeneration Project. Available Information: Copies of ADEC’s draft operating permit and statement of basis are available at ADEC’s Anchorage office, 619 E. Ship Creek, Suite 249, Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 269-7577. The administrative record for this permit is available for review at ADEC’s Anchorage office during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The draft operating permit and statement of basis are also available at ADEC’s website at: Opportunity for Public Participation: Notice is also given that any interested person may present written statements relevant to the draft documents by the close of the public comment period. Written comments will be included in the record if received by close of the comment period. ADEC will consider all comments received and make any changes ADEC finds beneficial or necessary to assure compliance with 18 AAC 50 or State Law. Any person may request a public hearing and that hearing will be held if ADEC finds that good cause exists. ADEC will issue a final decision to issue or deny the permit after the close of the public comment period. ADEC complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Deborah Pock at (907) 269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 within 30 days of publication of this notice to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided. Please direct written statements or requests relevant to the proposed operating permit to Scott Faber at ADEC’s Anchorage office by mail at 619 E. Ship Creek Ave. Ste. 249, Anchorage, AK 99501, by facsimile at (907) 269-7508 or send e-mail to Comments must be received by close of the public comment period at 4:30 p.m. on July 7, 2014.

Public Notice

AHFC Waiting List Opening


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 (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 AHFC complies with all Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity non-discrimination laws.

City of Valdez

Invitation to Bid

May 21, 2014

Project: VCT Fender Repair

Project Number: 14-350-1408 / Contract Number: 1157

This project includes, but is not necessarily limited to:

Removing and replacing a damaged fender on the VCT floating concrete dock. This project also includes removal and replacing of damaged bolts cast into the concrete structure.

Engineers Estimate for construction under $ 200,000.

Sealed bids will be accepted until 2:00 pm local time on June 24, 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 June 10, 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; 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 under “standards and specifications” located on the “quick links” portion of the Capital Facilities Department page.


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