Repairing a broken sewer line is estimated to cost the City of Knox about $16,000.
Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons told the board of works last week that a break happened in a 10-inch line about 14 feet deep, in the area between Delaware and New York streets, east of Heaton Street.
Starke County’s new computer aided dispatch system has brought to light some issues with the Hamlet Police Department’s computers. Town Marshal Clint Norem gave an update to the town council last week.
Two quotes for a sewer line replacement project near the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum were presented to North Judson Town Council members last Monday.
Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann has been attempting to obtain quotes for this project for a few months. He initially presented the members with one quote and they asked him to obtain some other offers for comparison. Continue reading →
Knox Board of Works members considered bids for a sewer extension at JW Hicks when they met at the end of June.
Mayor Dennis Estok said that the firm Territorial Engineering handled writing up the specifications and other aspects of the bidding process. There were two bids received for the project. Continue reading →
Knox Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons informed Board of Works members last Wednesday that an integral lift station that services much of the Industrial Park needs some upgrades.
The superintendent explained, “Our Pacific lift station, we want to rebuild the valve box in that. While we’re doing this we want to add a bypass so if the pumps go down, the power goes down or something happens we can get that water moved down the line.” Continue reading →
The water line project on Brown Circle in Knox is complete. The water is on and active.
Three new fire hydrants were installed in the neighborhood and now the area has better fire protection. The fire departments will now be able to use those fire hydrants when needed for more adequate coverage.