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OFFICIAL NOTICE BEFORE THE UTILITIES BOARD OF THE UTILITIES DIVISION OF THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE TO THE CITIZENS OF MAHASKA AND POWESHIEK COUNTIES: Notice is given that Montezuma Natural Gas Department, Montezuma, Iowa, under the provisions of Iowa Code Chapter 479 (2017), has filed a petition with the Iowa Utilities Board (Board) for renewal of a permit to construct, operate and maintain an existing natural gas pipeline. The route of the pipeline is described as follows: (See attached legal description) A map of the proposed route may be obtained free of charge by calling 641-623-2238 or by writing to: Montezuma Natural Gas Department, P.O. Box 194, 501 East Main Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171. Orders issued and documents filed in this docket may be viewed on the BoardÕs Electronic Filing System (EFS) at http://efs.iowa.gov. Objections to the granting of the renewal of permit may be filed using EFS or in writing, although electronic filing is preferred, within 20 days after the date of second publication of this notice. Instructions for submitting an electronic filing can be found on the EFS Web site at http://efs.iowa.gov. Written objections must be filed with the Iowa Utilities Board, 1375 E.. Court Ave., RM 69, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0069. Both electronic and written objections must clearly state the objectorÕs name and address and list the docket number on the objection. Late filed objections may be permitted if good cause is shown. The date of the first publication is November 6, 2017. The date of the second publication is November 13, 2017. UTILITIES BOARD Geri D. Huser, Board Chair Nick Wagner Richard W. Lozier, Jr. Docket No. P-0646 ATTEST: Trisha M. Quijano Executive Secretary, Designee Dated at Des Moines, Iowa, this 27th day of October, 2017. Exhibit ÒAÓ LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PIPELINE ROUTE Mahaska County Commencing at the Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America point of delivery to the Montezuma Natural Gas Department pipeline located in the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 4, Township 75 North, Range 14 West, Mahaska County, Iowa, and proceeding West to the East Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue (Mahaska County V13) at which point the 2.375 inch O.D. pipe changes to 4.5 inch O.D. pipe; Thence North along the East Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 4, and the Southeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter of Section 33, T76N, R14W, crossing Middle Creek, to 210th Street; thence West crossing 210th Street; thence Northwesterly along the East Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the South one-half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 28, T76N, R14W; thence North along private property across the North one-half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 28 to 205th Street; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of 205th Street across the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter said Section 28; thence West along the South Right-of-Way of 205th Street, crossing Urbana Avenue; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue, crossing 205th Street, across the Northwest Quarter of said Section 28, crossing 200th Street, across the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 21, T76N, R14W, crossing 190th Street, across the Southwest Quarter and the South one-half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 16, T76N, R14W; thence East crossing Urbana Avenue; thence North along the East Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across North one-half of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 16 to 185th Street; thence West crossing Urbana Avenue; thence Northwesterly along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 16; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the Southwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Section 9, T76N, R14W, crossing 177th Street and 170th Street, across the Southwest Quarter and the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 4, T76N, R14W; thence East crossing Urbana Avenue; thence Northeasterly along the East Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue crossing the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 4, crossing 163rd Street, crossing the South one-half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 33, T77N, R14W, crossing the North Skunk River; thence Northwesterly crossing Urbana Avenue; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the Southwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of said Section 33, crossing 150th Street, across the Southwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Section 28, T77N, R14W, crossing 143rd Street, across the Southwest Quarter of Section 21, T77N, R14W, crossing 133rd Street, across the Northwest Quarter of said Section 21, across the South one-half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 16, T77N, R14W; thence East crossing Urbana Avenue; thence North along the East Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the North one-half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 16; thence West crossing Urbana Avenue; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 16; thence East crossing Urbana Avenue; thence Northerly along the East right-of-way of Urbana Avenue across the South one-half of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 16, crossing Urbana Avenue; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue (V13) at its location prior to the Highway Improvements of 1972 across the Northeast Quarter of said Section 16, crossing 120th Street; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Urbana Avenue across Southwest Quarter and Northwest Quarter of Section 9, T77N, R14W, across the Southwest Quarter of Section 4, T77N, R14W, crossing 107th Street and crossing 105th Street, at which point the pipeline branches North to the point of interconnect with Mid American Energy Ð Barnes City; proceeding thence West along the North Right-of-Way of 105th Street across the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter and the Northwest Quarter of said Section 4 to near the West line of said Section 4; thence North along private property across the Northwest Quarter of said Section 4 to the Mahaska/Poweshiek County Line, crossing 100th Street. Exhibit ÒAÓ LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PIPELINE ROUTE Poweshiek County Commencing at the Poweshiek/Mahaska County Line at a point near the Southwest Corner of the Southwest Quarter of Section 33, Township 78 North, Range 14 West and proceeding North along private property across the Southwest Quarter of said Section 33; thence Northwesterly crossing 150th Street; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of 150th Street crossing the Northeast Quarter of Section 32, T78N, R14W, crossing 530th Avenue; thence North along private property crossing the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 29, T78N, R14W to the West Right-of-Way of Barnes City Road (Poweshiek County V13); thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Barnes City Road across the Southeast Quarter of said Section 29 to near the North line of said Southeast Quarter at which point the 4.50 inch O.D. pipe changes to 3.50 inch O.D. pipe; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Barnes City Road across the Northeast Quarter of said Section 29, crossing the South English River, crossing 520th Avenue; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Barnes City Road across the Southeast Quarter and Northeast Quarter of Section 20, T78N, R14W, crossing 510th Avenue; thence North along the West Right-of-Way of Barnes City Road across the Southeast Quarter and Northeast Quarter of Section 17, T78N, R14W, across the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, T78N, R14W; thence West along the South Right-of-Way of 495th Avenue across the Southeast Quarter and Southwest Quarter of said Section 8, across the Southeast Quarter of Section 7 T78N, R14W, crossing 140th Street; thence North across 495th Avenue and entering the corporate limits of the City of Montezuma, Iowa on the East side of 8th Street; thence North along the East Right-of-Way of 8th Street across the Northeast Quarter of said Section 7; thence West crossing 8th Street to the Montezuma Master Regulator Station located in the South 100 feet of the East 50 feet of OB 2 in JohnsonÕs 3rd Addition to Montezuma, Poweshiek County, Iowa (SE Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 7, T78N, R14W) at which point the 3.5 inch O.D. pipe changes to 2.375 inch O.D. pipe, continuing to the upstream flanges of the first cut regulators of the Master Regulator Station.
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PostedNovember 06, 2017