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

By Lee Revis
Editor, Valdez Star 

Public Notices






P.O. BOX 111020

JUNEAU, AK 99811


LAS 28393

Pursuant to AS 46.15 and rules and regulations promulgated there under, public notice is hereby given that an application has been received from the Copper Valley Electric Association to appropriate water as follows:

Up to 80 cubic feet per second from Allison Creek located approximately 5 miles south of Valdez, Section 19, Township 9 South, Range 6 West, Copper River Meridian for a hydroelectric dam. All water in excess of 80 cubic feet per second will be returned to Allison Creek at the diversion. Base flows (bypass flows) vary by season and are included as part of the license from the Federal Energy and Regulatory Commission (FERC). The holder of this permit must adhere to all conditions in FERC license P – 13124.

The public is invited to comment on these actions. Any facts tending to show that the rights of any person or the public interest would be adversely affected by the proposed water appropriation must be submitted in writing to the Water Resources Section by 5:00 p.m. June 5, 2015, at the above address to be considered. Comments that might assist the Water Resources Section in its determination of the public interest pursuant to AS 46.15.080 are also requested and must be received in writing by the above deadline. In order to establish appeal rights regarding this decision, you are required by law to meaningfully participate in the decision process by commenting on the decision, in writing, prior to the comment deadline. If issued, permits may be extended for good cause shown, pursuant to AS 46.15.110 and 11 AAC 93.120(f), without additional public notice. Further information may be obtained by contacting Carl Reese at the above address, by email at , by phone at 907-465-2533, or FAX at 907-465-3886. The right is reserved by the Department of Natural Resources to waive technical defects in this publication.

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The State is prepared to accommodate individuals with disabilities by providing auxiliary aids when requested. Individuals with audio impairments who wish to respond to this notice by telephone may call the Department’s Public Information Center in Anchorage between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., M-F at TDD # 269-8411.

THE VALDEZ COORDINATED Community Transportation Committee will be holding a PUBLIC MEETING on 5/20/15, Wednesday, 3:30-4:30 pm in the Connecting Ties conference room. We will be addressing Federal Funds that no longer exist for the (Low-Income to work) Voucher transportation. For teleconference call 835-3274 for the meeting number.

PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE: The Alaska Community Foundation has issued a Request for a Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) to pre-select contractors with the best past performance and regional experience to perform deferred maintenance work as part of the Domestic Violence Shelter Improvements Program at multiple locations throughout the state. Pre-selected contractors will have the opportunity to respond to invitations to bid for specific projects included in the program. Contact for the RFSQ.”


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