NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST THE RELEASE OF FUNDS

Lincoln County
925 Sage Ave.,Suite 302
Kemmerer, WY 83101
307-877-2095 or mcrosby@lcwy.org

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for
activities to be undertaken by Lincoln County.

REQUEST FOR THE RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about December 5, 2015 Lincoln County will submit a request to the Wyoming
Business Council on behalf of Lincoln County for the release of Community
Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban
Development to undertake a project known as the Old Prison Demolition, for the
purpose of demolishing the former law enforcement building located on Block 44 of the
2″d addition to Kemmerer, Wyoming estimated to cost $640,560 including $320,000 in
funding from the Community Development Block Grant program.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
Lincoln County has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the
human environment. An Environmental Impact Statement under the National
Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), therefore, is not required. Additional project
information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at 925 Sage
Ave., Suite 302 in Kemmerer, WYand may be examined or copied weekdays between
8 a.m. and noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (except holidays).

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to
comment on the project may submit written comments to Lincoln County at the above
address or to the above e-mail address. All comments received by December 4, 2015
will be considered by Lincoln County prior to authorizing submission of a request for
release of funds. Comments should specify that they are addressing the Old Prison
Demolition Notice.

RELEASE OF FUNDS

Lincoln County certifies to the Wyoming Business Council that Jerry T. Harmon,
Chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners consents to accept the
jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in
relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been
satisfied. The Wyoming Business Council approval of the certification satisfies its
responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows Lincoln County
to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO THE RELEASE OF FUNDS

The Wyoming Business will accept objections to its release of funds and the Lincoln
County’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission
date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are made on one
of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of
the Lincoln County;(b) Lincoln County has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or
finding required by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations at
24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not
authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before the approval of a release of funds by the Wyoming
Business Council; or (d) another Federal agency, acting pursuant to 40 CFR part 1504,
has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of
environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with
the required procedures of 24 CFR Part 58 and shall be addressed to the Wyoming
Business Council, 214 West 15th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82002. Potential objectors
should contact the Wyoming Business Council to verify the actual last day of the
objection period.

Jerry T. Harmon, Chairman
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners