Public Notices 08/17/2017

 

BEFORE THE OIL AND GAS

CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

IN THE MATTER OF THE PROMULGATION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF FIELD RULES TO GOVERN OPERATIONS FOR THE FRUITLAND COAL SEAMS, IGNACIO BLANCO FIELD, LA PLATA COUNTY, COLORADO

CAUSE NO. 112

DOCKET NO. 170900611

TYPE: ADDITIONAL WELLS

NOTICE OF HEARING

TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES AND TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

APPLICATION LANDS

Township 33 North, Range 8 West, N.M.P.M (S.U.L.)

Section 27: All

APPLICATION

On July 13, 2017, Catamount Energy Partners LLC (Operator No. 10464) (“Catamount” or “Applicant”) filed a verified application pursuant to §34-60-116, C.R.S., for an order to:

1. Amend Order No. 112-157 to allow an additional two wells, for a total of up to four vertical, directional, or horizontal wells within each of two previously established stand-up 320-acre drilling and spacing units covering the Application Lands for production of gas and associated hydrocarbons from the Fruitland Coal Seams; and

2. Require that the treated interval of the permitted wells be located no closer than 660 feet from the unit boundary, with no interior quarter-section boundaries, unless an exception is granted by the Director.

APPLICABLE ORDERS AND RULES

(available online at: http://cogcc.state.co.us, under “Regulation,”

then select “Orders” or “Rules”)

On June 17, 1988, the Commission entered Order No. 112-60, which approved the Fruitland Coal Seams as a separate source of supply and established 320-acre drilling and spacing units with one vertical well at a designated location for each unit located no closer than 990 feet to any outer boundary of the unit, nor closer than 130 feet to any interior quarter section line. The Application Lands were made subject to this Order.

On August 15, 1988, the Commission entered Order No. 112-61, which amended parts of Order No. 112-60 and established additional rules for the production of coalbed methane. The Application Lands were made subject to this Order.

On December 17, 1990, the Commission entered Order No. 112-157, which amended Order Nos. 112-60, 112-61, and 112-85 to allow an optional additional well (for a total of up to two wells) to be drilled for production of gas from the Fruitland Coal Seams within the established 320-acre drilling and spacing units with the permitted well to be located in any undrilled quarter section no closer than 990 feet from the boundaries of the quarter section, nor closer than 130 feet to any interior quarter section line. The Application Lands are subject to this Order.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to §§ 34-60-101 to -130, C.R.S., and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2 CCR 404-1, that the Commission has scheduled this matter for hearing on:

Date:September 11-12, 2017

Time:9:00 a.m.

Place:Durango Public Library

Program Room #2

1900 E 3rd Avenue

Durango, CO 81301

Additional information about the hearing on this Application will be in the Commission’s Agenda, which is posted on the Commission website approximately 3 days before the hearing.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if any party requires special accommodations as a result of a disability for this hearing, please contact Margaret Humecki at (303) 894-2100 ext. 5139, prior to the hearing and arrangements will be made.

At hearing, the Commission will consider the Application and enter an order pursuant to its authority under the statute. Any interested party desiring to protest or intervene should file with the Commission a written protest or intervention in accordance with Rule 509, no later than August 28, 2017. Such interested party shall, at the same time, serve a copy of the protest or intervention to the person filing the application. One electronic (cogcc.hearings_unit@state.co.us), one original and two copies shall be filed with the Commission. Anyone who files a protest or intervention must be able to participate in a prehearing conference during the week of August 28, 2017. Pursuant to Rule 511, if the matter is uncontested, it may be approved without a hearing.

OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION

OF THE STATE OF COLORADO

By James P. Rouse, Acting Secretary

Dated: August 7, 2017

Published August 17, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 801

Denver, Colorado 80203

Website: http://cogcc.state.co.us

Phone: (303) 894-2100

Fax: (303) 894-2109

Attorneys for Applicant:

Joseph C. Pierzchala

Geoffrey W. Storm

Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C.

1125 17th Street, Suite 2200

Denver, CO 80202

(303) 830-2500

jpierzchala@wsmtlaw.com

gstorm@wsmtlaw.com

Published August 17, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING ON September 5th 

Paul and Janet Aldridge, represented by James L. Watkins, Silver Creek Custom Homes, have applied for Variance from the 15’ setback in the Residential (R) zone, for an attached garage to be built on Lot 106 in San Juan River Resort Unit No. 1, located at 81 Elk Ridge Place, Pagosa Springs, CO (PLN17-174). The property is owned by the Paul N. Aldridge Trust and Janet L. Aldridge Trust.

A public hearing will be held by the Archuleta County Board of Adjustment, on Tuesday September 5, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in the County Administration Building Meeting Room, 398 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs. Public comment will be taken at the meeting, or may be submitted to Archuleta County Development Services-Planning Department, P.O. Box 1507, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147-1507, telephone: (970) 264-1390, Planning@archuletacounty.org.

Published August 17 and 24, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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RETRACTION OF

INVITATION TO BID

The Invitation to Bid for the Monument Avenue & Butte Drive Resurfacing Project is being retracted by Archuleta County, Colorado. The project will not be pursued in 2017. It is likely that the project will be pursued in 2018.

Date: August 7, 2017

Published August 17 and 24, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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Call for Nominations for School Directors

Bayfield School District 10 Jt-R 

Archuleta County, Colorado

The Board of Education of Bayfield School District in the County of Archuleta, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

At this election two directors will be elected for a term of office of four years. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election. A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.

A person who desires to be a candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 50 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.

Nomination petitions may be obtained by contacting Brooke LaVenture at blaventure@bayfield.k12.co.us.

Completed petitions shall be submitted to the Bayfield School District Administrative Offices no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Board of Education of Bayfield School District,

County of Archuleta, State of Colorado has caused this call for nominations to be given this 17th day of August, 2017.

Note: This call for nominations is to be published not more than 90 days (August 9, 2017) nor less than 75 days (August 24, 2017) before the election. Colo. Rev. Stat. § 22-31-107(1.5).

Published August 17, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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Call for Nominations for School Directors

The Board of Education of Archuleta School District 50 JT in the Counties of Archuleta and Hinsdale, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

At this election two (2) directors will be elected representing Director District One (1), and Director District Five (5) for a term of office of four years. To be qualified, a candidate must have been a registered elector of the school district for at least 12 consecutive months before the election and a resident of the director district which will be represented. Legal descriptions of the Director Districts are available at www.mypagosaschools.com under the “School Board” link, or at the Administration Office located at 309 Lewis Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. A person is ineligible to run for school director if he or she has been convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child.

A person who desires to be candidate for school director shall file a written notice of intention to be a candidate and a nomination petition signed by at least 50 eligible electors who are registered to vote in the regular biennial school election.

Nomination petitions may be obtained at the Archuleta School District Administration Office located at 309 Lewis Street beginning August 9, 2017. Office hours are 8 am to 3:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. Completed petitions should be submitted to Robyn Bennett, the School District’s designated election official, no later than 3:00 pm on September 1, 2017.

Published August 17, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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SAN JUAN BASIN PUBLIC HEALTH

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING VARIANCE REQUEST FOR PERMIT APPROVAL OF AN ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH REDUCED SETBACKS

(Pursuant to § 25-10-105, C.R.S.)

NOTICE is hereby given that a variance request has been submitted to the Board of Health of San Juan Basin Public Health (“SJBPH”). The Variance Request will be considered at a Public Hearing which will take place during the regular meeting of the Board of SJBPH on August 31, 2017 commencing at 9:00 a.m., in the Columbine Conference Room, at 281 Sawyer Drive, Durango, CO 81303.

The subject property is located at 66 Capulin Court, Pagosa Springs, Archuleta County, CO. The Variance Request is for purposes of SJBPH permit approval of a residential On-Site Wastewater Treatment system with setbacks from a soil treatment area to a dwelling on the same property that are less than required by current SJBPH regulations.

A copy of the variance request is available for inspection, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, at SJBPH’s Environmental Health office located at 281 Sawyer Drive, Durango, Colorado 81303. Any interested elector within SJBPH’s service territory (La Plata County and Archuleta County, CO) may inspect, comment, or register objections thereto at any time prior to the Public Hearing. Any interested elector may attend this Public Hearing and present testimony and evidence pertinent to the subject matter.

Telephone inquiries regarding the subject matter of this public notice may be made to Brian Devine, Water Quality Program Manager, SJBPH at (970) 335-2030.

Published in the Durango Herald on August 12, 2017 and published in the Pagosa Sun on August 17, 2017. 

Published August 17, 2017 in The Pagosa Springs SUN.

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This story was posted on August 17, 2017.