Brundidge Council mulls $1.9 million utility upgrades

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first_img By Jaine Treadwell Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Published 10:13 pm Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Skip Sponsored Content Brundidge City Council members Arthur Lee Griffin and Cynthia Pearson were honored at the annual meeting of the Alabama League of Municipalities in Mobile for their longtime service to their community. They were presented recognition plaques at the Tuesday meeting.Messenger Photo/Jaine TreadwellBrundidge City Council members were given some food for thought and went home to mull over the $1.9 million potential price tag for needed and almost necessary improvements to the  city’s wastewater treatment facility, sewer lines and pumping stations.Max Mobley with Polyengineers in Dothan gave the council a report on the wastewater infrastructure. He outlined the “serious needs” related to the infrastructure.Mobley said the system has been in existence since 1978-79 and the load on the system has continually increased. The improvements are needed to accommodate the current industrial waste increases and future loads.Mobley said recent problems with the system were due to an unusual amount of rainfall, obstructions in the sewer lines. Also, a lot of flow along the lines has heightened the need for the improvements.The council was not asked to make a decision based on Mobley’s report but to seriously consider making a decision not too far down the road.Desiree Pickett, a resident of 138 6th Avenue in Brundidge, addressed the Council with concerns about a standing water problem on her property. Pickett said the water has been standing for about a month and has a black, oily film and emits an offensive odor. She said she believes the standing water presents health and environmental concerns and asked for the council to look into the problem.Dr. Linguiti attended the meeting to introduce Rachel Wagner, the nurse practitioner who has joined his office staff in Brundidge.Two members of the Brundidge City Council, Arthur Lee Griffin and Cynthia Pearson were honored at the annual meeting of the Alabama League of Municipalities in Mobile in May for their longtime service to their community. They were presented recognition plaques at the Tuesday meeting.Both Griffin and Pearson have served for 22 years. Each said the city’s ability to come back from industrial adversity and continue to find ways to provide jobs for the city’s citizens and area residents is the one accomplishment for which they are most proud.The council accepted the city annual water report as presented by City Manger Britt Thomas. Brundidge Council mulls $1.9 million utility upgradescenter_img Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author Print Article By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Wallace Drive set to close Messenger photo | Mona Moore Starting Tuesday, the City of Troy will be replacing a drainage pipe responsible for a… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more