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Sewer Expansion Project
On July 6, 2019 Tuscarora Township hosted an informational presentation on the proposed sewer expansion in Indian River. In attendance was the Township Attorney and Engineer to answer questions.
At this early stage of the planning process IT IS IMPORTANT to note that all cost figures are ESTIMATES.
The following projected costs were presented at the July 6th meeting. These are an estimation if all eligible parcels are combined into one tax identification. This reduces the number of Residential Equivalent Units and raises the cost.
The following estimated costs are from Performance Engineers, Inc., and contain no combined parcels.
UPDATE: On Friday, July 12, 2019, the township board voted to apply for a USDA Loan. Before the end of July, Mike Ridley, Supervisor will meet with the Engineer and USDA/Rural Development for a required application meeting. Once the application has been submitted USDA/Rural Development has 45 days to respond to the township.
UPDATE: At the August 6, 2019 regular board meeting, Supervisor Ridley informed the board that the USDA is only accepting a loan application for District 2 at this time. If property owners in Districts 3, 4 and 5 express interest in obtaining loan and grant information in excess of 50% of land mass within the next 30 days they can be added to the application.
The township board is holding a workshop on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, to discuss items relating to the sewer project: grinder pumps, sewer rates and the criteria sheet.
We will continue to provide updates on the progress of the project as they occur.