The Wyoming Business Council
Board of Directors recommended three
Business Ready Community funding requests
and approved two challenge loans during a
March 7 meeting in Casper, including a loan to
Sublette County requested $1,032,500 to
purchase the building and 2.15 acres of land
that currently houses Enviremedial Services,
Inc. ESI leases the building as its manufacturing
facility, but needs to expand to keep pace with
government contracts it was recently awarded.
Sublette County will own the building, and
ESI will pay lease payments to the county for
20 years. ESI will pay for the building's 2,400
New to Sublette County in 2017, Enviremedial
Services, Inc., builds filtration systems to
save water and contamination. The company
has expanded technology to purify drinking
water, even when power is unavailable.
The board's recommendations will now
move to the State Loan and Investment Board
for final approval at its April 4 meeting.
Business Council staff members review
each application, conduct site visits, or conference
calls in the case of planning grants, and
make presentations to a board subcommittee
before making final recommendations to the
The Wyoming Business Council administers
the Business Ready Community grant and loan
program, which provides financing for publicly
owned infrastructure that serves the needs of
businesses and promotes economic development
within Wyoming communities.
The Business Council board is required by
statute to forward BRC grant and loan recommendations
to the State Loan and Investment
Board for final approval. The SLIB is comprised
of the five statewide elected officials: the
governor, secretary of state, state auditor, state
treasurer and state superintendent of public instruction.