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Public Notice Filings

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Welcome to the RUS Electric Program Smart Utility, Public Notice Filings Portal. The PNF portal is used by USDA to publish notices of the Proposed Funded Service Areas (PFSAs) included in applications requesting financial assistance under the Electric Infrastructure Loan & Loan Guarantee Program. You can search and view Active PNFs by clicking on the map URL for that PNF. 

To submit a response to a  PNF,  download, complete, and return the Public Notice Response Form before the PNF Closing Date has elapsed. You are also required to submit an ESRI zipped shapefile of the area(s) where you already provide broadband service within the PFSA as part of your response. You can download an ESRI zipped shapefile of the PFSA(s) that you would like to respond to by clicking on the shapefile download for that PNF. Submit both the Public Notice Response Form and shapefile via email to: RUSSmartUtility@usda.gov

All Public Notice Responses will be used to determine the eligibility of a PFSA and will be protected from public release under 7 U.S.C. 950cc(b)(3).

Open Public Notice Filings

PNF ID Project ID Company Name Loan Amount States Counties Publish Date Closing Date Map URL/
Shapefile
Response Document
PNF-00003 AZ0027-M48 Navajo Tribal Utility Authority $235,150,000 Arizona, Colorado, 
New Mexico, Utah
 
Apache - AZ, Coconino – AZ, Navajo – AZ, Montezuma – CO, 
McKinley – NM, San Juan – NM,  San Juan – UT 
 
3/25/2021

05/09/2021

PNF Map

Shapefile

PNF-00003 Response Form