8-25-2020 Sublette Examiner legal notices




The Big Piney - Marbleton Airport Board (Sponsor) is requesting interested firms to submit their qualifications for engineering services for the Big Piney - Marbleton Airport (Miley Memorial Field). Projects are anticipated to be funded in part by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Wyoming Department of Aeronautics (WYDOT) and the Big Piney - Marbleton Airport Board over the next five (5) years. Work may be accomplished during the course of multiple grants. The Big Piney - Marbleton Airport Board will retain the services of an engineering consultant to provide professional engineering, surveying, testing, FAA grant preparation and administration assistance, and construction inspection for, but not limited to the following projects (or project components):

  1. Construct Equipment Storage Building
  2. Seal Coat and Mark Airfield Pavements
  3. Reconstruct West Apron
  4. Acquire Snow Removal Equipment
  5. Construct Helipads
  6. Extend Parallel Taxiway A

The services are limited to those projects that can be expected to be initiated within five (5) years of the date the initial contract is signed by the consultant. With the understanding that not all projects can be foreseen, with mutual agreement between the sponsor and the FAA, new projects may be added after the original selection is made.


Qualifications will only be accepted from firms that can demonstrate the ability to do airport projects or projects of similar complexity.

To be considered, please provide one (1) unbound and five (5) bound copies no later than Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 12:00pm.

Submittals should be marked “Airport Engineering” and be addressed to:

Big Piney – Marbleton Airport Board

Phil Stevens, Airport Board President

PO Box 307

Big Piney, WY 83113


[email protected]

Statements of Qualifications must be no more than 30 pages in length, one sided, exclusive of cover letters and tab sections. The Statement of Qualifications should include the following information, organized and identified in the same order:

  1. Capability and experience to perform all or most aspects of the projects proposed. Provide a detailed description of the firm, company organizational structure, size of company, and experience with projects funded by FAA AIP grants.
  2. Understanding of the projects anticipated to be completed.
  3. Recent successful experience in capital projects comparable to the proposed projects. This item includes demonstrated ability to meet schedules or deadlines and demonstrated past performance to complete projects without significant cost escalations or overruns.
  4. Please provide a list of all current airfield projects, as well as any which have been completed in the last three (3) years. List the project manager you assigned to each project. Identify the start dates for all projects, and the completion dates (where completed).
  5. List the project sponsor’s name and the name and telephone number of the sponsor’s contact person for each project identified.
  6. Key personnel’s professional background and qualifications, including the project team for this project. Define their roles and extent of participation anticipated for this project.
  7. Provide a list of all airfield projects worked on by the proposed project manager in the last three years, including an identification of this person’s role/responsibility for each project.
  8. Current workload of firm and key personnel. List the anticipated percentage of time the project manager will have available for this project.
  9. Ability to manage and complete projects that may be a considerable distance from your offices. Please include a description of where your key personnel for this project will be based, as well as the amount of travel anticipated, and other items you consider important to demonstrate this ability.
  10. Qualifications and experience of subconsultants who will participate in the project. Please identify the portions of the project anticipated to be performed (in part) by subconsultants.
  11. Experience and qualifications of your firm in complying with the requirements of the FAA AIP grant program, as well as familiarization with the FAA Advisory Circulars, FAA standards and the FAA process.
  12. Evidence the consultant has established and implemented an Affirmative Action Program. Identify any DBE opportunities.


The selection process shall be in accordance with FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 150/5100-14E, Architectural, Engineering and Planning Consultant Services for Airport Grant Projects. Additionally, contracts will be subject to the provisions of Executive Order 11246 (Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity) and to the provisions of Department of Transportation Regulations 49 CFR Part 26 (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Participation) and 49 CFR Part 30 (Foreign Trade Restriction Clause).

The selection of the firm to do the work will be performed by an airport board subcommittee. After the deadline for receipt of qualifications, the subcommittee will review the information included in the qualification submission to make a selection and negotiate a contract based upon a detailed scope of work. If deemed necessary by the subcommittee, at least two (but not more than three) firms may be invited for interviews. The final selection of the firm with which to negotiate a contract will be based on the qualification criteria listed above, as well as:

  1. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the project’s needs and special challenges, and the sponsor’s special concerns.
  2. Degree of interest and responsiveness shown in undertaking the project.
  3. Overall quality of the response.
  4. Demonstration of ability to meet the Airport’s needs.

The Big Piney – Marbleton Airport Board reserves the right to negotiate and/or award a contract to other consultants sequentially ranked by the airport subcommittee behind the selected consultant in the event the Big Piney – Marbleton Airport Board and the selected consultant negotiate but are unable to agree upon a selected scope of work or cost of contract.


No cost or fee schedules shall be submitted. FAA grant guidelines require cost and fee information to be presented during contract negotiations after the selection of the most qualified consultant with which to negotiate.

Requests for clarifications for additional information deemed necessary by any respondents shall be submitted in writing, via postal service or email to the Airport Board President referencing this request. Written requests must be received no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the submission deadline. Any request received after this deadline will not be considered. All requested received prior to the deadline will be responded to by the Big Piney – Marbleton Airport Board in the form of an addendum addressed to all respondents.

Direct contact with Big Piney – Marbleton Airport Board members during the selection process, except when and in the manner expressly authorized by the Request for Qualifications, is strictly prohibited and may render the submittal as non-compliant.

The Big Piney – Marbleton Airport Board encourages Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, Veterans, Minority and Women-Owned Businesses and Small Businesses to apply.

Public Notice #4585 published in the Sublette Examiner on August 18 and 25, 2020.






The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (WOGCC) will meet at 9:00 A.M. on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020, and WOGCC Examiners will meet beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020, and subsequent days between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., to consider the following matters at the office of the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, 2211 King Boulevard, Casper, Wyoming.


1603-2020 / Jonah Energy / Force Pool; Stud Horse Butte Rain 311-04-500H [AMND] / 4.5.6-29-108 / Lance Pool / Sublette

Any interested party is entitled to appear and be heard by the Commission at the time and date listed above.  Protests to applications shall be in writing and filed with the State Oil and Gas Supervisor at least three (3) business days prior to the date of hearing pursuant to Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Rules & Regulations, Chapter 5, Section 11 and Chapter 5, Section 26.

Pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 12 of the Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Rules & Regulations, the written protest must state the grounds of the protest and include information and evidence to demonstrate that: (a) the protestant is a party entitled to notice or relief under Wyo. Stat. Ann. §§ 30-5-101 through 30-5-410; (b) the protestant seeks a remedy that is within the jurisdiction and authority of the Commission. No action shall be taken on an objection or protest that is not timely filed.

DATED this 19th day of August 2020.

Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

/s/ Mark Watson, Oil & Gas Supervisor /

Commission Secretary

Public Notice #4587 published in the Sublette Examiner on August 25, 2020.




Department of Environmental Quality –

Air Quality Division

Stratospheric Ozone Intrusion Exceptional

Event Demonstration

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Air Quality Division (AQD) has notified EPA Region 8 that exceedances of the 8-hour ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard collected at the Moxa, South Pass, Juel Springs, and Big Piney air quality monitoring stations on April 28, 2019 are proposed to be flagged as due to an exceptional event under 40 CFR 50.14, “Treatment of air quality monitoring data influenced by exceptional events.”  The AQD has produced a comprehensive demonstration in support of its notification to flag the exceedances cited above.  The AQD is soliciting comments from the interested public on this demonstration packet.  The demonstration packet is available for public comment and the public will be allowed a period of thirty (30) days to submit written comments.

Notice is hereby given that the State of Wyoming, Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, proposes to flag this data as influenced by an exceptional event.

Comments can be submitted to the AQD’s Monitoring Supervisor, Ms. Cara Keslar, Ambient and Emission Monitoring Supervisor, Air Quality Division, Department of Environmental Quality, 200 West 17th Street, 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 or by fax to (307) 635-1784.  Comments may also be submitted electronically through the following website:  (http://deq.wyoming.gov/aqd/resources/public-comments-online/).  Comments submitted by email will not be accepted.  Interested parties may examine the documentation packet and relevant supporting materials on AQD’s website (http://deq.wyoming.gov/aqd/monitoring/resources/exceptional-events/).  This material may also be viewed online, at the above URL, by appointment to use a computer kiosk at the Department’s office locations in Cheyenne, Casper, Sheridan, or Lander.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities.  Para espanol visite http://deq.wyoming.gov/.

Public comments must be received no later than September 20, 2020.  All comments received by the close of business on September 24, 2020 will be submitted to EPA’s Region 8 along with the demonstration packet to be considered in arriving at a final determination of treatment of data influenced by exceptional events and will be retained on file in the Cheyenne office.

Public Notice #4588 published in the Sublette Examiner on August 25, 2020.