Monthly Archives: March 2016

Public Notice: Local Emergency Planning Committee

The Sheridan County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a state entity created pursuant to the Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know Act of 1986 and the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA Title III). The LEPC has been established in accordance with the Wyoming State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) guidelines. The primary purpose of the LEPC is to implement SARA Title III requirements within Sheridan County. The broader purpose is to enhance environmental protection and public health and safety as affected by the chemical hazards in Sheridan County. The LEPC consists of representatives from local and state government, emergency management, law enforcement, fire departments, emergency medical services, health, hospital, environmental, transportation, media, industry, education, and community groups.

The LEPC Bylaws, meeting agendas and minutes, as well as other related business items are available for public review by contacting the Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) at (307) 675-2569 or the LEPC Chairman at (307)752-1321. All SARA Title III documents submitted to the LEPC are available for public viewing by appointment during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, at the Sheridan Fire/Rescue Department, located at 151 South Scott Street, Sheridan, Wyoming. This includes annual hazardous chemical inventory reports contained in SARA Tier I and II reports. All information requests by the public shall be submitted in a written, notarized letter stating the reason for the specific facility document review.  The LEPC response to requests made in writing will occur no later than 45 days after date of receipt of the request. Written requests for information shall be sent to Sheridan County Emergency Management, 224 South Main, Suite B-1, Sheridan, WY. 82801, Attn: LEPC Chairman.

The LEPC meets monthly or may meet more frequently at the discretion of its Chairman. Meetings are not scheduled in July, August, and December. Meetings are held at the Sheridan County Courthouse in the Second Floor Public Meeting Room. Meetings are regularly scheduled for the third Wednesday of the month starting at 5:30PM and are open to the public.  Entry to the Courthouse is through the west doors between 5:15 PM and 5:45 PM. Notice of the next planned meeting is included in the previous month’s minutes.

Anyone who wishes to review the data or requires further information but cannot do so in accordance with the provisions contained within this notice may contact the Sheridan County EMC at (307) 675-2569 or the LEPC Chairman at (307) 752-1321.

This public notice is published annually as required under Section 324 (b) of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 regarding hazardous materials.

Sheridan County Public Library System Board Openings

Updated:  Application period CLOSED. The Sheridan County Public Library System is now accepting applications for two open positions that will begin July 01, 2016.  Applicants must submit a cover letter with a completed board application no later than April 29, 2016 at 5:00pm.  Applications and cover letters can be emailed to County Commission or mailed to… Continue Reading

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership Initiative

The Sheridan County Board of Commissioners is announcing the opening of the 2016/17 Temporary Assistance for needy Families Community Partnership Initiative (TANF/CPI) grant application period. Applications will be forwarded to prospective grant recipients via email. Contact Renee Obermueller, Sheridan County Administrative Director at for an application.  The deadline to submit an application to the… Continue Reading

Sheridan County Planning & Zoning Commission Openings

The Sheridan County Planning and Zoning Commission is now accepting applications for two open positions that will begin July 1st, 2016.  Interested individuals may apply for the open seats by filling out an application and submitting it with a cover letter no later than April 15th, 2016 at 5:00 pm.  Applications and letters can be emailed to… Continue Reading

County Road Closures in March

The following County roads will be closed during the dates and times listed below. The closures will be at the Burlington Northern SantaFe Railroad crossing location for each road: County Road #38 Wild Horse Road – Monday, March 14th from the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. County Road #42 Ulm Road – Overnight… Continue Reading