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Libertyville Trustees Approve $4.5 Million in Water, Sewer Bonds

The funds will be used on various water and sewer projects in 2013-14.

Libertyville Trustees voted unanimously Sept. 25 to approve the issuance of up to $4.5 million in bonds to cover a number of projects proposed for fiscal year 2013-14.

The funds will also cover water and sewer main repairs in conjunction with the first phase of the road program.

Finance Director Patricia Wesolowski said the bonds, which are scheduled to be set out to bid Nov. 13, will be repaid through water and sewer revenues.

The bonds will be used on the following improvements:

  • Sewer lining
  • Improving of the sanitary sewer system to reduce inflow and infiltration.
  • Improving the diverting of waste water and extending the sanitary sewer system on Cass Avenue.
  • Replaceing a lift station.
  • Improving the bio-solids control and processing system at the waste water treatment plant.
  • Designing and installing about 2,500 feet of water main, a booster station and standby power pump.
  • Rehabilitating the Greentree well.
  • Designing and installing a standby generator at the Red Top reservoir.
  • Designing and constructing water mains on both east and west Park Avenue.
  • Replacing and rehabilitating various water and sewer mains in conjunction with the village's road program.
  • Upgrading the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.
  • Constructing a new water well.
  • Improving the waste water treatment plant to comply with environmental regulations.
  • Removing and disposing of sludge in the waste water treatment plant lagoon.

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