Public Utilities

The Property Tax Division is responsible for annually valuing all public utilities. Companies having ownership in a public utility doing business in Wyoming are also valued by the Property Tax Division. Wyoming Public Utilities are defined as: Major and Rural Electric Companies, Municipal Electric Companies, Wind Farms, Gas and Liquid Pipelines, Gas Distribution Companies, Major and Rural Telecommunication Companies, Cable/Satellite Companies, Airlines, Railroads, Railcar Companies, and Commercial Solar Power Companies.

Mineral and Oil & Gas Companies are valued by the Wyoming Department of Revenue Mineral Tax Division. Please contact their division for more information.

Commercial, Residential, and Industrial Property is valued by the local County Assessors. Please see the Contacts tab for the County Assessor’s contact information.

Tax Reporting for new Public Utility Companies: Please contact your industry’s appraiser below to set up a new tax account or for more information.

David Franck Jennifer Wilson Chris Scherden Alan Lemaster
 Industries:
  • Telecommunications
  • Cellular
  • Cable and Satellite  
 Industries:
  • Gas and Liquid Pipelines
  • Gas Distributions
  • Private Rail Car
  • Airlines
 Industries:
  • Electric
  • Wind Farms
  • Railroads
 Appraisal Supervisor
Phone: (307) 777-5431
Email: david.franck@wyo.gov   
Phone: (307) 777-5299
Email: jennifer.wilson@wyo.gov
Phone: (307) 777-5328
Email: chris.scherden@wyo.gov
Phone: (307) 777-3450
Email: alan.lemaster@wyo.gov