New Scottsburg sewer rate ordinance set February 5 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 15:36



A sewer rate ordinance will be presented during the Monday, February 5, meeting of the Scottsburg City Council at City Hall.

The Council meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

According to the proposed ordinance, rate increases and changes elsewhere in the ordinance dealing with tap-in fees, will be implemented in three phases. Each phase will cost the average user of 4,000 gallons per month 50 cents more per day. Of city users, 60% use 4,000 gallons or less per month.

The breakdown of the project to improve the sewer plant and the collection system is:

?Repairs to wastewater plant, $11,043,250.

?Repairs to collection system, $2,500,000.

?Construction contingency costs, $1,354,325.

Non-construction costs of the project:

?Total engineering, $1,726,765.

?Bond Anticipation Note (BAN) retirement, $1,410,000.

?BAN interest, $197,400.

?Bond counsel, $190,260.

The grand total of the project is $18,422,000.

Council members have determined that this scope of work will enable the current plant to continue in operation and meet the required standards of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). The project will also improve service to residents and customers by continuing to eliminate leaks in the collection system, thus making it more efficient and helping to keep operating costs at a minimum.




EHS wrestlers second at sectional PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:39

The Eastern Musketeers competed in the Jeffersonville Sectional on Saturday. The team finished second behind Jeffersonville.

Suvak, Salem defense too much for Eastern to overcome PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:38

The pregrame atmosphere at Eastern High School in Pekin Saturday seemed to be setting up a high caliber Mid-Southern Conference contest between the host Musketeers and the visiting Lions from Salem.

Borden meeting rescheduled PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:37

The Borden community will meet February 7 to discuss options of what to do should the state approve Silver Creek’s request to pull out of the West Clark’s district.

Official 2018 Indiana Travel Guide and Roadway Map now available PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 10:36

Indiana boasts breathtaking state parks, world class museums, award-winning wineries and breweries, stunning architecture, beautiful landscapes and much more. There are travel opportunities to fit any lifestyle. Today, Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) announced the official 2018 Indiana Travel Guide and Roadway Map are now available.

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