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Constantine/Three Rivers sewer conversations continue

Posted January 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The process aimed at amending the current sewer contract between the Village of Constantine and the City of Three Rivers – or negotiating a new contract – is continuing. During the January 7th meeting of the Constantine Village Council, Village Manager Mark Honeysett provided an update regarding conversations he and Scott Smith, the village’s attorney […]

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‘Cured-in-place’ lining projects appear to be reducing groundwater infiltration of sewer system in Constantine

Posted October 16, 2012 by Bruce Snook

“It looks like the lining has had an effect.” These were the closing words Constantine Village Manager Mark Honeysett used Monday evening (October 15th) as he commented on the numbers in the September sewer invoice from the City of Three Rivers. In a written memo on the topic, Honeysett reported that the sewer flow for […]

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Refunding of sewer and water improvement bonds to save Village of Constantine $170,000 over ten years

Posted June 4, 2012 by Bruce Snook

“One of the best pieces of news I got last week.” These were words Village Manager Mark Honeysett used in reporting the results of Request for Proposal (RFP) activity in which financial institutions were asked to bid on ‘refunding’ or ‘refinancing’ of three outstanding sewer and water improvement bonds totaling just over $2 million. Honeysett […]

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Constantine Village Council appoints former Trustee Scott Chiddister to Sewer Ad Hoc Committee

Posted January 17, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council has decided to draw upon the experience and expertise of a former trustee and past chairman of its Sewer Ad Hoc Committee as it deals with sewer-related issues. In a unanimous action Monday evening (January 16th), the council approved the appointment of Scott Chiddister to serve on the committee. Trustee Gary […]

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Memo provides sewer update

Posted November 22, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council meeting Monday evening (November 21st) included introduction of a memo from Elaine Venema and Carey Bond from Fleis & VandenBrink (F&V) Engineering, Inc. on the status of a rate and wastewater treatment feasibility study for the Village. Following a recent significant sewer rate increase coming from Three Rivers, the Village wishes […]

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Village of Constantine continues efforts to address groundwater infiltration of sanitary sewer lines

Posted April 5, 2010 by Bruce Snook

The Village of Constantine continues to tackle issues with groundwater infiltration into its sanitary sewer system.

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Constantine Village Council okays sewer line replacement

Posted December 7, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Constantine Village Council has authorized Village Manager Mark Honeysett to contract with Morris Excavating of White Pigeon to replace 75 feet of six-inch sewer line in the 100 block of East Water Street at a cost of $3,500 – or $9,500 if dewatering is necessary to accommodate the work.

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Presentation about proposed Fisher Lake sewer on TR City Commission agenda for Tuesday evening

Posted October 5, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The proposed Fisher Lake sewer and the idea of connecting the system to the City of Three Rivers wastewater treatment plant – otherwise known as the Clean Water Plant – will be in the spotlight during the Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening (October 6th).

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TR City Commission to discuss concerns about wastewater treatment facility and proposed Fisher Lake sewer during upcoming meeting

Posted September 16, 2009 by Bruce Snook

Concerns about the wastewater treatment facility in Three Rivers, otherwise known as the Clean Water Plant, and the potential for connecting a proposed Fisher Lake sewer system to the plant will be up for discussion during the next Three Rivers City Commission meeting on Tuesday, October 6th.

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Proposed Fisher Lake sewer project advances a bit more in Lockport Township

Posted July 14, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Lockport Township Board has gone a bit further down the road toward implementation of a Fisher Lake sewer project – but not quite as far as Park Township.

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Park Township Board continues to move toward implementation of Fisher Lake sewer project

Posted July 9, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Park Township Board continues to move forward with steps toward implementation of a Fisher Lake sewer project.

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Bogen Road access to be limited for Fawn River Crossing sewer work

Posted June 23, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The City of Sturgis reports that Bogen Road will be closed at its intersection with M-66, starting Wednesday (June 24th), with the closure possibly continuing through Friday of this week.

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Park Township Board takes initial steps toward Fisher Lake sewer

Posted June 12, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Park Township Board has elected to move forward with the first four of 31 steps needed to get to construction of a Fisher Lake sewer system.

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Sturgis City Commission approves water and sewer rate increases

Posted April 22, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Sturgis City Commission has approved rate increases for both city water and sewer services. The adjustments approved Wednesday evening (April 21st) are designed to generate an additional 9.5 percent increase in revenue for each of the water and sewer funds over a 12-month period.  The impact from the increase to the average residential customer […]

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TR City Commissioners okay preparation of sewer Improvement Project Plan

Posted April 22, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers City Commission has given the green light for Jones & Henry Engineers, Ltd. to produce a 20-year Improvement Project Plan for the city’s sanitary sewer system. The action was part of Tuesday’s (April 21st) commission meeting.

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Fisher Lake sewer system discussed in Lockport Township

Posted December 9, 2008 by Bruce Snook

The December meeting of the Lockport Township Board Monday evening (December 8th) produced lots of conversation about a proposed sewer system to serve Fisher Lake, but no action or conclusions. Much of the discussion focused on determining how Fisher Lake residents feel about the project. Township Clerk Wayne Timm reported on his efforts by letter […]

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