Category: Public Works Department News

2012 Sewer Lining Project

This project was awarded at the September 18 City Council meeting. It includes lining a total of approximately 12,800 lineal feet of sanitary sanitary sewer and 900 lineal feet of storm sewer. SAK Construction, from O’Fallon, MO, is the contractor for the project at a total a cost of $583,349. A preconstruction conference was held…
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2012 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation and Improvements Project

This project was awarded at the July 5 City Council meeting. It includes a total of approximately 800 lineal feet of new sanitary sewer installed by horizontal directional drilling in the south 500 block of Lynn Street neighborhood and “upsizing” approximately 280 lineal feet of existing sanitary sewer from six-inch diameter to eight-inch diameter sewer…
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Bulk Rock Salt Purchase

The 2012/2013 bulk rock salt contract has been finalized by the State’s Central Management Services. The City has purchased salt through the State’s Joint Purchasing Requisition program since 1992. This year, Morton Salt, Inc. will be the City’s new vendor under the program. Their price per ton of rock salt is $61.37 for the 2012/13…
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2012 Illinois Public Service Institute

Public Works staff members graduated from the Illinois Public Service Institute (IPSI). IPSI a nationally recognized three-year training program which provides instruction expressly designed for public service professionals. The course is divided into three one-week sessions (one week each year) focusing on training in public service, personal growth, and professional development. In 2002, recognizing the…
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Mahomet Aquifer News Conference

On Monday, October 15, Mayor Don Gerard and Mayor Laurel Prussing held a news conference to announce plans for the Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Village of Savoy, Town of Normal, and the University of Illinois to apply to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) for sole source designation for the Mahomet Aquifer. According…
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