City nets $6.2M grant for wastewater treatment plant
February 9, 2023
The city is now $6,245,000 closer to starting construction of its long-desired wastewater treatment plant after receiving a grant from the State Lands and Investments Board (SLIB).
However, inflationary construction costs continue to keep the first day of construction in the future as the city finds itself working on ways to meet increasing bid amounts.
"This was a big win for us when we got it," Mark Westenskow, the city's public works director, said.
Westenskow said the city initially sought $7.5 million from SLIB and, despite having $1.3 million cut from the initial request, Green River...