The Wyoming Business Council is seeking grant and loan applications from counties, incorporated cities, towns, joint powers boards, and tribes for the Business Ready Community (BRC) Grant and Loan Program. The intent of this program is to ready a community for new business development through economic or educational development projects which may include, but not limited to, water, sewer, streets and roads, telecommunications, airports, purchase of rights of way, purchase of land, buildings, facilities, industrial and business parks, industrial site or business district development, amenities within a business or industrial park, landscaping, recreational and convention facilities, and or other physical projects.

The rules governing the BRC Grant and Loan Program are available through the Wyoming Business Council or http://www.wyomingbusiness.org.

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners intends to submit an application for a BRC Planning Grant, for a Waste to Energy Targeted Industry Study and is seeking citizen input regarding this project. Those wishing to comment on this project are encouraged to attend a public hearing on this subject on November 3, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. in the 3rd floor meeting room of the Lincoln County Courthouse in Kemmerer. Citizens can attend by video conference link available at the Lincoln County Branch Office at 421 Jefferson St. in Afton. Citizens can also submit written comments to:

Lincoln County Commissioners

925 Sage Ave., Suite 302

Kemmerer, WY 83101

OR

commission@lcwy.org

All written comments must be received no later than 5:00 pm on November 2, 2015. The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners will take all comments made at the public hearing and written comments submitted on or before the deadline into consideration before considering a resolution in support of submitting an application for a 2015 BRC Planning Award.