NOTICE OF PROPOSED MAJOR UTILITY FACILITYAEP Ohio and AEP Ohio Transmission Co. Inc.announced the proposed Wapakoneta Area Improve-ments Project in July. The improvements involvebuilding approximately 15 miles of 138-kilovolt lkvltransmission line, building two substations andexpanding a substation.UNIOPOLISA proposed transmission line route has been selectedon the east portion of the project between theplanned Gristmill and Gemini substations. Theselection of the proposed route follows an open housethat took place in July to provide the public withdetailed information about the project and arnopportunity to comment. Route options between theGemini and West Moulton substations on the westportion of the project remain under evaluationWAPAKONETAWEST MOULTONSUBSTATIONGRISTMILLSUBSTATIONST MARYSThe east portion invoves building the GristmillSubstation, building approximately 25 miles of345-kV transmission line to bring power to theGristmll Substation and building approximately 4miles of 138-kV transmission line between theGristmill and Gemini substationsGEMINISUBSTATIONSTUDY SEGMENTS FOR THE WESTERN PORTIONOF THE PROJECT ARE STILL UNDER REVIEWDevelopment of the project is taking place in coordi-nation with the city of Wapakoneta and its electricdepartment. The improvements are expected tobolster electric service reliability for customers andsupport economic development. Construction beginsat the end of the yearNEW KNOXVILLE WAPAKONETA AREA IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTEXISTING TRANSMISSION LINES O EXISTING SUBSTATIONSSTUDY SEGMENTSSTUDY SEGMENTS NOT SELECTEDPROPOSED TRANSMISSION LINE ROUTEO PROPOSED SUBSTATIONSAEP Ohio Transco filed a Letter of Notification withthe OPSB as the Gristmill-Gemini 138-kV Transmis-sion Line Project, Case No. 19-0043-EL-BLN. TheLetter of Notification to construct, operate andmaintain these facilities is pending before the OPSBThe Letter of Notification to construct, operate and maintain the Gemini Substation was filed on Nov. 19,2018 and is pending before the OPSBThe OPSB will accept motions to intervene in the Letter of Notification up to 10 days following the publication date of this notice. The requirements to intervene are available in Rule4906-2-12 of the Ohio Administrative Code. Please address motions to Ohio Power Siting Board, 180 E. Broad St. Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3793 and cite Case No. 19-0043-EL-BLN.The accompanying map shows the project area. Please use this map only as a general guide due to its reduced scale and limited detail Copies of the actual Letter of Notification,including specific details about the location and construction, are available for public inspection at the following locations:Auglaize County Public Library, 203 S. Perry St., Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895Ohio Power Siting Board, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3793, (866) 270-6772, contactopsblapuc.state.oh.usElectronic versions of the Letter of Notification are available at http://www.aeptransmission.com/ohiol and at the OPSB website at http://opsb ohio.gov Search under current cases forCase No. 19-0043-EL-BLNThe following local city and county government officials have been served with a copy of the application as required by OPSB regulationsAuglaize County Board of Commissioners, Mr. Don RegulaAuglaize County Soil & Water Conservation District, Program AdministratorCity of Wapakoneta, Mayor Thomas StinebaughAuglaize County Engineer, Mr. Douglas ReinhartPusheta Township Board of Trustees, Mr. Jay FisherCity of Wapakoneta, Councilman Steve HendersonIf you are a local city or county government official and would like an electronic or hard copy of the Letter of Notification, please contact Joe Demaree at the information listed belowTo ask a question or make a comment about the project, please cafollowing address:6141552-1134 or send an email inquiry tojkdemareeaaep.com. Mail inquiries can go to theAEPOHIOAEP OhicAttention: Joe Demaree700 Morrison RoadGahanna, Ohio 43230

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED MAJOR UTILITY FACILITY AEP Ohio and AEP Ohio Transmission Co. Inc. announced the proposed Wapakoneta Area Improve- ments Project in July. The improvements involve building approximately 15 miles of 138-kilovolt lkvl transmission line, building two substations and expanding a substation. UNIOPOLIS A proposed transmission line route has been selected on the east portion of the project between the planned Gristmill and Gemini substations. The selection of the proposed route follows an open house that took place in July to provide the public with detailed information about the project and arn opportunity to comment. Route options between the Gemini and West Moulton substations on the west portion of the project remain under evaluation WAPAKONETA WEST MOULTON SUBSTATION GRISTMILL SUBSTATION ST MARYS The east portion invoves building the Gristmill Substation, building approximately 25 miles of 345-kV transmission line to bring power to the Gristmll Substation and building approximately 4 miles of 138-kV transmission line between the Gristmill and Gemini substations GEMINI SUBSTATION STUDY SEGMENTS FOR THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE PROJECT ARE STILL UNDER REVIEW Development of the project is taking place in coordi- nation with the city of Wapakoneta and its electric department. The improvements are expected to bolster electric service reliability for customers and support economic development. Construction begins at the end of the year NEW KNOXVILLE WAPAKONETA AREA IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT EXISTING TRANSMISSION LINES O EXISTING SUBSTATIONS STUDY SEGMENTS STUDY SEGMENTS NOT SELECTED PROPOSED TRANSMISSION LINE ROUTE O PROPOSED SUBSTATIONS AEP Ohio Transco filed a Letter of Notification with the OPSB as the Gristmill-Gemini 138-kV Transmis- sion Line Project, Case No. 19-0043-EL-BLN. The Letter of Notification to construct, operate and maintain these facilities is pending before the OPSB The Letter of Notification to construct, operate and maintain the Gemini Substation was filed on Nov. 19,2018 and is pending before the OPSB The OPSB will accept motions to intervene in the Letter of Notification up to 10 days following the publication date of this notice. The requirements to intervene are available in Rule 4906-2-12 of the Ohio Administrative Code. Please address motions to Ohio Power Siting Board, 180 E. Broad St. Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3793 and cite Case No. 19-0043-EL-BLN. The accompanying map shows the project area. Please use this map only as a general guide due to its reduced scale and limited detail Copies of the actual Letter of Notification, including specific details about the location and construction, are available for public inspection at the following locations: Auglaize County Public Library, 203 S. Perry St., Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895 Ohio Power Siting Board, 180 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio, 43215-3793, (866) 270-6772, contactopsblapuc.state.oh.us Electronic versions of the Letter of Notification are available at http://www.aeptransmission.com/ohiol and at the OPSB website at http://opsb ohio.gov Search under current cases for Case No. 19-0043-EL-BLN The following local city and county government officials have been served with a copy of the application as required by OPSB regulations Auglaize County Board of Commissioners, Mr. Don Regula Auglaize County Soil & Water Conservation District, Program Administrator City of Wapakoneta, Mayor Thomas Stinebaugh Auglaize County Engineer, Mr. Douglas Reinhart Pusheta Township Board of Trustees, Mr. Jay Fisher City of Wapakoneta, Councilman Steve Henderson If you are a local city or county government official and would like an electronic or hard copy of the Letter of Notification, please contact Joe Demaree at the information listed below To ask a question or make a comment about the project, please ca following address: 6141552-1134 or send an email inquiry tojkdemareeaaep.com. Mail inquiries can go to the AEP OHIO AEP Ohic Attention: Joe Demaree 700 Morrison Road Gahanna, Ohio 43230