Kilmarnock adopts priority list for treatment plant objectives

AnnGardner Eubank

by AnnGardner Eubank

KILMARNOCK—Kilmarnock’s waste water treatment plant project continues to move forward. Town council on November 15 unanimously approved a priority list for Dewberry Engineering to begin addressing.

According to utilities strategic planning subcommittee chairman Curtis Smith, the first several tasks for Dewberry to undertake will include developing a transition plan for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) meters, developing a master plan to establish a pumping station at the yet-to-be developed Crossroads of the Chesapeake development off James B. Jones Memorial Highway, developing a flow plan for a yet-to-be-approved new high school installation off Irvington Road, and creating assessments for a preliminary engineering report expanding water/sewer coverage.

Council members Mike Bedell, Don Lee, Kylie Abbott, Emerson Gravatt, Les Spivey and Smith voted to approve the task list.

Smith also moved to authorize town manager Susan Cockrell to execute….[to-view-more]