Article by Steve Corlew-
The Scotts Hill Board of Aldermen began the process for a $2.268 million improvement project for the city water department.
The board approved authorizing the engineering firm of TLM Associates and the Southwest Tennessee Development District to oversee the project.
According to Jennie Keel of TLM Associates, part of the money to cover the cost of the project will come from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The city’s cost would be approximately $662,000, but some of which will come from grant monies.
The plan is to tie the city’s water system into the Decaturville city water system to the east and the Sardis system to the west. This would allow both for growth and emergency supply if needed. Keel said she has adjusted the bid estimates for inflation in hopes of covering any projected cost increases.
“We are limited on how much water we…
For the complete story, see the June 8th edition of The Lexington Progress.