WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Division of Highways
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Bids will be received electronically by the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways through the Bid Express Bidding Service (www.bidx.com) and by sealed proposals (only when prequalification is waived) being received at its office in Building 5, Room A-748, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia until August 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM (Eastern Standard Time).The bids will be downloaded and/or opened and read publically thereafter for the construction of the following project(s):
Call Contract State Project Federal Project Description
005 *1512709 S321-19-17.73 00 ACST-0019(435)D Resurfacing
Walkersville-Weston Road #2
0.2 Mile S CO 21 - 0.48 Mile S CO 24
Proposals will be received from prequalified and West Virginia licensed contractors only except that on Federal-Aid Projects a contractors' license is not required at time of bid, but will be required before work can begin. Registration is required with the Department of Administration, Division of Purchasing, in accordance with Chapter 5A, Article 3, Section 12 of the West Virginia Code. All contractors submitting bids on project(s) must include one of the following forms properly executed with each proposal: Proposal Guaranty Bond, Cashier's Check, or Certified Check for $500.00 or 5% of total bid, whichever is greater.
*These are projects on which any contractor with a Category "W" Prequalification Rating may be eligible to bid.
The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways reserves the right to defer, delay or postpone the date for receiving and publicly opening proposals for any project designated in this advertisement, without the necessity of renewing such advertisement. All bidders holding valid bidding proposals will be notified of such deferment, delay or postponement and the date that proposals will be received and publicly opened.
The West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award.
WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Division of Highways
Deputy State Highway Engineer - Programming and Planning 12-2
(Tariff Rule No. 30-C)
PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE IN RATES UPON APPLICATION
NOTICE is hereby given that MOUNTAINEER GAS COMPANY, a public utility, has filed with the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WEST VIRGINIA, an application containing decreased rates, tolls and charges for furnishing natural gas service to approximately 220,000 customers at various locations in the Counties of Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, and Wyoming.
The proposed rates and charges will become effective for services rendered on and after November 1, 2015, unless otherwise ordered by the Public Service Commission, and reduce annual revenue by approximately $28,573,933, a decrease of approximately 20%.
The average monthly bill for the various classes of customers of MOUNTAINEER GAS COMPANY will be changed as follows:
Residential $7.55 11.79%
Commercial $36.64 13.40%
Industrial $7,566.94 22.35%
Resale $1,962.43 16.77%
Resale customers of MOUNTAINEER GAS COMPANY include Canaan Valley Gas Co., Consumers Gas Utility Co., Megan Oil and Gas, City of Philippi, and Southern Public Service.
The decreases shown are based on averages of all customers in the indicated class. Each class may receive a decrease greater or less than stated here. Individual customers may receive decreases that are greater or less than average. Furthermore, the requested rates and charges are only a proposal and are subject to change (increases or decreases) by the Public Service Commission in its review of this filing. Any change in rates and charges will not become effective until authorized and approved by the Public Service Commission. If a hearing is conducted, notice will be given of the time and place of hearing.
A complete copy of the proposed rates, as well as a representative of the Company to provide any information requested concerning the proposed rates, is available to all customers, prospective customers, or their agents at the office of the Company at 501 56th Street, SE, Charleston, West Virginia 25361.
A copy of the proposed rates is available for public inspection at the office of the Executive Secretary of the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION at 201 Brooks Street, Charleston, West Virginia.
The 30-C procedure is designed to provide a procedure for changing rates charged to customers by natural gas distribution utilities based exclusively on the cost of purchased gas. Consequently, protest should be limited to the reasonableness of such costs and the method by which they are calculated. Anyone desiring to protest or intervene should file a written protest or notice of intervention within twenty-five (25) days following the date of this publication unless otherwise modified by Commission order. Failure to timely intervene can affect your rights to protest any rate change and to participate in future proceedings. Requests to intervene must comply with the Commission's rules on intervention set forth in the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. All protests and interventions should be addressed to Executive Secretary, Public Service Commission of West Virginia, P.O. Box 812, Charleston, WV 25323. 12-1
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
CITY OF WESTON NOTE ORDINANCE
A public hearing will be held on the following-entitled Ordinance at a regular meeting of the Council of the City of Weston (the "City") to be held on Monday, August 3, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at the City Hall, 102 West Second Street, Weston, West Virginia, and at such hearing any person interested may appear before the City and present protests, and all protests and suggestions shall be heard by the City and it shall then take such actions as it shall deem proper in the premises upon an Ordinance entitled:
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE BY THE CITY OF WESTON OF NOT MORE THAN $700,000 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SEWERAGE SYSTEM DESIGN BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES, SERIES 2015 A, FOR THE PURPOSES OF TEMPORARILY FINANCING THE COSTS OF DESIGN OF, AND OTHER PRE-PROJECT COSTS FOR, IMPROVEMENTS AND EXTENSIONS TO THE EXISTING PUBLIC SEWERAGE FACILITIES OF THE CITY AND COSTS OF ISSUANCE OF THE NOTES; PROVIDING FOR THE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF AND SECURITY FOR THE REGISTERED OWNERS OF SUCH NOTES; AUTHORIZING THE SALE AND PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF SUCH NOTES; AND ENACTING OTHER PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT THERETO.
The above-quoted title of the Ordinance describes generally the contents thereof and the purposes of the Notes contemplated thereby. The City contemplates the issuance of the Notes described in the Ordinance. The proceeds of the Notes will be used to (i) to temporarily finance a portion of the costs of design and other preliminary costs of certain betterments and improvements to the existing public sewerage system of the Issuer (the "Design Project" ); and (ii) to pay the costs of issuance hereof and related costs. The Notes are payable from the proceeds of revenue bonds and grants received for the Construction Project and Surplus revenues derived from the System. No taxes may at any time be levied for the payment of the Notes or the interest thereon.
The above-entitled Ordinance was adopted by the Council of the City of Weston on July 6, 2015. A certified copy of the above-entitled Ordinance is on file with the City for review by interested parties during regular office hours.
Following the public hearing, the City intends to enact the Ordinance upon final reading.
/s/ Julia Spelsberg
Notice of Request for Proposal (RFP)
WorkForce West Virginia, a division of the Department of Commerce, announces the availability of U.S. Department of Labor National Dislocated Worker Grant Funds for 2015 Severe Storm/Flooding clean-up 2015 Severe Storms and Flooding affecting (29) counties, as indicated in FEMA Declaration 4210-DR, FEMA Declaration 4219-DR, and FEMA Declaration 4220-DR, West Virginia counties affected are as follows: Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, McDowell, Mingo, Monongalia, Putnam, Raleigh, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, and Wyoming counties.
Complete details are available online at www.workforcewv.org under the Public Notices Tab, entitled NDWG Funding. A public meeting to discuss the Request for Proposal (RFP) process will be held August 5, 2015 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at WorkForce West Virginia Career Center 1321 Plaza East Charleston, WV. Attendance is required at this bidder's conference in order to submit a proposal. If for any reason you cannot attend in person, you may send a local representative who cannot be representing any other agency, on your behalf.
Any questions may be referred to Amber Jackson, Employment Service Division, at (304) 558-8414 or Amber.D.Jackson2@wv.gov. Martha Craig-Hinchman, Assistant Director, Employment Service Division, at (304) 558-8414 or Martha.L.Craig-Hinchman@wv.gov.
Please contact Amber Jackson at (304) 558-8414 Amber.D.Jackson2@wv.gov, or Norman Steenstra at (304) 558-8414 Norman.R.Steenstra@wv.gov to register for the Bidder's Conference. 11-2