ESTIMATED LOSSES/DAMAGES WORKSHEET Name of landowner:___________________________ RE: Gateway utility easement Address:____________________________________

These are some proposed areas of loss in different categories: Some of these categories may not pertain to your operation. Feel free to list any additional factors & be prepared to show how you arrived at your amount.  FYI: Estimated area of easement: @ 36 acres per mile = minimum impacted area.  Please list your damages on a “per mile basis”.

 

IRRIGATED FARM LAND OPERATIONS

 

1.         Construction interference during farm season: (suggested: wheat $17,816; beets $38,178; potatoes $72,720) $________

 

2.         Easement road maintenance: (for equipment and labor apx. $240 per mile) $________

 

3.         Weed control (per tower):

 

A. Control in and around towers: ($500 per year per tower for labor, chemical & equip) $________

 

B. Control of invasive and noxious weeds brought during construction:          $________

 

4.         Erosion control:

 

A. On property containing easement: (proposed $500 per mile = 2 hrs labor & equipment) $________

 

B. Property adjacent to easement property that may be affected:          $________

 

C. Property with uniquely highly eroding soil:             $________

 

5.         Duplication of processes due to stay power interrupting GPS services: (each tower=40 sq. ft x 1/4 acre)

 

A. Seeding (wheat $245, beets $70, spuds $160)         $________

 

B. Fertilization (wheat $100, beets $150 & cultivators $20, spuds $150+cultivators $20 $________

 

C. Chemical/Pesticide application (wheat $100, beets $20, spuds $160)           $________

 

D. Linear v. Center pivot irrigation      $________

 

E. Harvest costs (wheat $ , beets $125, spuds $200)

 

6.         Loss of production: ($22,656 for 160 acre field per year; 160 acres 3 years at $23.60 $22,656 to use sprayer to put wheel tracks in crop at 3 – 4 times spraying per year)

 

A. Due to ground chemical application rather than ariel: ($141.60 per acre)    $________

 

B. Increased labor costs:           $________

 

C. Increased equipment costs: $________

 

7.         Loss of production as compared to production previous to tower installation: $________

 

8.         Increased insurance premiums: (minimum 15%.  If a claim filed you cannot get insurance) $________

 

9.         Crop rotation limitation due to irrigation limitations: (wheel lines v. pivots=$18,000/yr) $________

 

10. Loss of development opportunity due to 60 foot construction setback as required by Planning & Zoning: (1,400 per acre commercial ground – 300 ft x 2640 = $254,520) $________

 

11. Loss of future opportunity or income in future sale: (43% increase divided by 40 year power line life) $________

 

12. Loss of rental/lease value attributable to inability to install center pivots due to disruption of GPS caused by stray power: $300 loss spuds/wheat, $150 loss beets/wheat) $________

 

13.       Television, radio, cellular and satellite reception interruptions: $________

 

14.       Audible noise: $________

 

ESTIMATED LOSSES/DAMAGES WORKSHEET Name of landowner:___________________________ RE: Gateway utility easement Address:____________________________________
These are some proposed areas of loss in different categories: Some of these categories may not pertain to your operation. Feel free to list any additional factors & be prepared to show how you arrived at your amount. FYI:  Estimated area of easement: @ 36 acres per mile = _____________ minimum impacted area. Please list your damages on a per mile basis.

 

DRY LAND/CRP CONTRACTED PROPERTY
Construction interference during farm season: $________

 

1. Easement road maintenance: (for equipment and labor apx. $240 per mile) $________

 

2. Weed control:

 

A. Control in and around towers: ($500 mile) $________

 

B. Control of invasive and noxious weeds brought during construction: $________

 

3. Erosion control:

 

A. On property containing easement: ($500 mile) $________

 

B. Property adjacent to easement property that may be affected:  $________

 

C. Property with uniquely highly eroding soil: $________

 

4. Duplication of processes due to stay power interrupting GPS services:

 

A. Seeding ($245 acre) $________

 

B. Fertilization ($100 acre) $________

 

C. Chemical/Pesticide application ($100 acre) $________

 

5. Loss of production:

 

A. Due to ground chemical application rather than ariel: $________

 

B. Increased labor costs: $________

 

C. Increased equipment costs: $________

 

6. Loss of production as compared to production previous to tower installation: ($30,025/mile) $________

 

7. Increased insurance premiums: (15% with cancellation if any claims) $________

 

8. Loss of development opportunity due to 60 foot construction setback as required by Planning & Zoning: ($1400 per acre commercial ground = $254,520) $________

 

9. Loss of future opportunity or income in future sale: $________

 

10. Loss of future rental/lease value attributable to inability to install center pivots due to disruption of GPS caused by stray power (if property has water rights): $________

 

 

12. Television, radio, cellular and satellite reception interruptions: $________

 

13. Audible noise: $________
Name of landowner:___________________________ Address:____________________________________
14.       Value of CRP contract divided by term of contract = $_____ per year divided by total acres in contract = $____ per acre. Total acres taken out of CRP by easement (@36 acres per mile of easement) x per acre amount equals total amount to be repaid on contract. $________

 

15.       Continued loss of acreage in subsequent CRP contracts. $________
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