Kilmarnock approves bids for enhancements to town water and sewer facilities

by AnnGardner Eubank

KILMARNOCK—The Kilmarnock Town Council on Monday, February 22, continued to make progress towards enhancing the town water and sewer facilities. 

Water and sewer committee chairman Curtis Smith presented expected costs for replacing fencing, easement clearings, electrical repairs and the construction of exterior chlorine rooms. Fencing needs to be replaced at all water wells, all sewer pumping stations and at the waste water treatment plant, he said.

Although the committee originally expected the fencing cost to be between $30,000-$33,000, the total could be nearly $50,000 because some fences are in worse condition than what was originally thought, said town manager Susan Cockrell.

Smith moved to allow town staff to proceed as long as…[to-view-more]