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Council hears timelines for water/sewer operations options


October 2, 2019

City Council members reviewed options for possible changes in management of the city’s Water and Wastewater Treatment facilities at their Sept. 24 meeting.

Public Works Director Greg Springman presented three options for the council to consider: remaining with Jacobs Engineering Group, the current operator; find a new contractor to operate the treatment facilities; or have city staff take over the operations.

The city turned operation of the plants over to CH2M Hill in 2006. Jacobs Engineering Group purchased CH2M Hill in 2017 and now operates the plants. Last March, city staff conduct...

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