CLWSD Newsletter #4 – January 2002
This newsletter is being mailed to all property owners within the Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District and other interested parties. It provides a summary of Board of Managers activities and related requirements for Board decisions.
- GOLD COAST PROJECT FUNDING
The Board is now into Stage III of the Rural Development funding process. Stage III includes the securing of land, permits and easements necessary for the engineer to complete the Right-of-Way Map for the entire system. This portion of the project will primarily be handled by our engineer and attorney. Rural Development legal approval of the Right-of-Way Map is required before bidding and funding can commence.
Total funding for the project will include a grant of $760,000 from Rural Development, a grant of $721,000 from the Wastewater Infrastructure Fund, a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a $100,000 Community Development Block Grant, and a $390,000 loan from Rural Development. The loan will be paid over forty years and is the responsibility of the system users. The total project cost is not to exceed $2,221,000.
RLK-Kuusisto, our engineer, has had survey crews working in the area recently. This will continue as they gather data necessary to complete the Right-of-Way Map. After the map is completed the engineering firm will be available for public meetings to review the map and answer questions from concerned citizens.
American Engineering has been awarded a bid to take soil borings at the discharge site. This will be done before spring.
Board officers for the year 2002 are Chairman David Dill, Vice-Chairman Darrell Scott, and Treasurer Mike White.
The Website is currently being updated and should be up-to-date soon. The Website address is www.clwsd.org; our e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Treatment Plant Site will be the originally proposed site behind the Fire Hall.
The Board’s current priority is the completion of the Right-of-Way Map. Toward that end, we ask all involved members of the District to respond promptly if and when contacted by a Board representative. This will help avoid delays and move us into the actual construction phase of the project.
The Board’s objective continues to be to provide a cost effective system that protects the environment. Community interest and involvement are key items in achieving that objective.
Board of Managers:
Deena Congdon 993-2269 Darrell Scott 993-2378
David Dill 993-2252 * Mike White 993-2424
Jim Sanborn 993-2404