The East Bethel City Council last month unanimously approved spending $1,964,502.19 as its part of a cost share agreement with Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) to install a force main from Viking Boulevard to 229th Avenue.
The city of Coon Rapids spends close to a $1 million a year relining city sewers.
With the East Bethel City Council vote on the preliminary 2013 budget coming Sept. 5, the council took time at its Aug. 15 meeting to discuss the most recent projections for the sewer and water bond repayment budget.
Spring Lake Park City Council members recently agreed that the city should stop taking a bath when it comes to the financial status of its water and sewer budget.
A contract awarded by the Coon Rapids City Council for the city’s 2012 sanitary sewer lining project came in 14 percent under the engineer’s estimate.
The city of Anoka has approved a joint powers agreement with neighboring Coon Rapids to handle sanitary sewer from more than 40 Anoka households.
The city of Anoka will put its urban development fund into action by lending Leon Fischer, a partner in Teddy Bear Management, $127,920 to assist in payment of sewer and water access charges. These are the result of Fischer’s conversion of the property at 2022 North Ferry Street to residential apartments.