Notice of Public Hearing for Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion
Date: January 11, 2022
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Leeper Center
Address: 3800 Wilson Avenue
Wellington, Colorado 80549
Topic: Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion
A Public Hearing will be conducted for informing residents and soliciting public input, written or oral, regarding the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Expansion’s Project Needs Assessment (PNA) and Environmental Assessment (EA). The PNA is a report detailing the project as proposed, including project necessity, alternatives, and components. The PNA also describes how the project is being funded. The EA is a report detailing any environmental impacts of the project. The reports are being submitted to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to qualify the Town of Wellington for a State Revolving Fund Loan.
Wellington provides wastewater collection and treatment services for its residents. The Town’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has reached its treatment limits. An expansion is required to increase treatment capacity, meet more stringent discharge limits, provide process equipment redundancy, and replace aged equipment.
The estimated total project construction cost at the 60% design level was $39,757,290.
Copies of the PNA and EA will be available for public review prior to the Public Hearing at the following locations: Wellington Town Hall, 3735 Cleveland Avenue, Wellington, Colorado 80549; or, online at: https://www.wellingtoncolorado.gov/495/Reports.
In the event that the meeting transitions from in-person to online due to COVID-19 you may find meeting updates at www.wellingtoncolorado.gov.
Individuals that attend the meeting in person will be required to wear a face covering while in attendance. Individuals wishing to make public comments must attend the meeting in person or may submit comments by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or sending a physical copy to Town Hall at 3735 Cleveland Ave, Wellington, CO, 80549. Comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 11, 2021. The comments will be provided to the Trustees and added as an addendum to the packet. Emailed or other written comments will not be read during the meeting.
The point of contact for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion is
David K. Myer, Town of Wellington, Engineer II, 970-966-4238.