The Whitley County Health Department is taking sealed bids on a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country Van, approximately 173,000 miles, FWD, 6 cylinders. The vehicle will be sold as is. Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday June 7, 2017. For more information, please contact Bill Freeman at 606-549-3380.
PUBLIC NOTICE – REQUEST FOR BID
The Whitley County Fiscal Court will be accepting sealed bids for Asphalt Material (Surface, Binder & Base), Culvert (Plastic & Metal), Stone, RS-2 Oil, Cold Patch and On and Off Road Fuel. Bids will be accepted up to and opened in the Whitley County Fiscal Court Room at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017. Bids will be awarded during the regular session of the Whitley County Fiscal Court on June 20, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Beginning May 31, 2017, bids can be picked up at the Whitley County Judge/Executive’s Office, downloaded from the Whitley County Fiscal Court’s website at www.whitleycountyfiscalcourt.com or contact the office at (606) 549-6000. Mark envelopes as noted in Request for Bid.
Conflicts of interest, gratuities and kickbacks are defined in KRS 45A.445 and as provided for in KRS 45A.445 are absolutely prohibited.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid for 90 days after the date the bids are opened. Any bid received after the time specified shall not be considered and will be returned unopened to the bidder.
Whitley County reserves the right to waive any informality and may reject any and all bides. Whitley County reserves the right to award bid based upon availability, service and in the best interest for the public safety for the citizens of the County. Whitley County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
An emergency ordinance amending the Whitley County Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, to include unanticipated receipts increasing/decreasing from various Funds in the amount of $181,737.00 and increasing/decreasing expenditures from the various Funds in the amount of $181,737.00 was passed on 05/16/17. A copy of the Ordinance with full text is available for public inspection at the Office of the County Judge Executive during normal business hours.
Pat White, Jr., County Judge Executive
NOTICE OF BLASTING SCHEDULE
Permit No. 918-0478
Alden Resources LLC, 332 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, Suite 100, Corbin, Kentucky 40701; telephone (606) 523-9760, shall conduct blasting operations on its 151.11 acre surface mine permit, located approximately 0.1 miles west of Meadow Creek in Whitley County.
The proposed operation is approximately 0.2 miles west from KY Highway 1064’s junction with Spring Town Road and located 0.1 miles west of Meadow Creek.
The latitude is 36° 49’ 15” and the longitude is 84° 03’ 01”. The surface area on which blasting operations will be conducted is owned by Frank Van Zant, Alma Wilson, FrazierNantz, LLC, Tommy Freeman and Gary McKeehan.
Blasting will be conducted each day Monday through Saturday during daylight hours. No blasting will be conducted after official sunset. This schedule shall be in effect from May 2017 to May 2018.
Any major alterations to the blasting schedule will be published. Unscheduled blasting may occur in emergency situations when rain, lightning or other atmospheric conditions or operator or public safety requires unscheduled detonation. The nearby residents will be notified of the unscheduled blast by using audible signals and the blast shall then proceed as a regular blast. Entry to the blasting area will be regulated by signs or barriers. An authorized company representative will prohibit access to the blasting area by unauthorized persons at least five (5) minutes before each detonation and until the all clear signal is sounded. Warning signals will be made by using a siren in the following manner:
WARNING SIGNAL – A one (1) minute series of long blasts five (5) minutes prior to the blast signal.
BLAST SIGNAL – A series of short blasts one (1) minute prior to the detonation.
ALL CLEAR SIGNAL – A prolonged blast following the inspection of the blast area.
These signals will be audible within one half mile of the blasting site. This notice is published pursuant to CFR 715.19 Surface Mining and Reclamation and Enforcement Provisions and KRS 350.220 and the regulations relating thereto. The Kentucky DMRE Permit Number is 918-0478.
NOTICE OF BOND RELEASE
In accordance with KRS 350.093, notice is hereby given that Mountainside Coal Co., Inc., 7692 S. HWY 25W, Williamsburg, KY 40769 has applied for a Phases I Bond Release on Increments 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 of Permit Number 861-0528. The application covers an area of Approximately 318 acres of surface area located approximately twelve (12) miles northeast of the city of Williamsburg, KY and 1 mile east of the confluence of Flat Creek and Meadow Creek in Whitley County. The permit area is approximately 1.16 miles southeast of the intersection of Hwy. 1418 (Flat Creek Road) and Hwy. 779. The latitude is 36° 48’ 52”N and the longitude is 84° 00’ 53”W.
The bonds now in effect are as follows: Increment 2 is a Letter of Credit for $229,500.00, Increment 3 is a Letter of Credit for $75,000.00, Increment 6 is a Letter of Credit for $82,000.00, Increment 7 is a Letter of Credit for $75,000.00 and Increment 8 is a Cash Bond in the amount of $75,000.00.
Reclamation work performed includes: Backfilling, grading, fertilizing, seeding and mulching.
Written comments, objections or requests for a public or informal conference must be filed with the Director, Division of Field Services, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, KY 40601, by July 15, 2017.
A public hearing on the application has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Department for Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s Middlesboro Regional Office, 1804 East Cumberland Avenue, Middlesboro, KY 40965-1229. The hearing will be cancelled if no request for hearing or informal Conference is received by: July 15, 2017.
Pursuant to 405 KAR 8:010, Section 16(5), the following is a summary of permitting decisions made by the Department for Natural Resources, Division of Mine Permits with respect to applications to conduct surface coal mining and reclamation operations in Whitley County. MOUNTAINSIDE COAL CO INC., 8610543, 4/24/2017; MOUNTAINSIDE COAL CO INC., 9180450, 4/12/2017; MOUNTAINSIDE COAL CO INC., 9180466, 4/12/2017.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Public Service Commission of Kentucky will hold a hearing on June 8, 2017, beginning at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, at its offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purpose of cross examining witnesses of the Joint Applicants in Case No. 2017-00125, which is the Electronic Joint Application of PNG Companies, LLC, Drake Merger Sub Inc. and Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. for Approval of an Acquisition of Ownership and Control of Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. This hearing will be streamed live and may be viewed on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov.
Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc.
3617 Lexington Road
Winchester, Kentucky 40391