Also in attendance were Administrator Stevens, Attorney Phillips, Engineer Welsh, Treasurer Neubauer and Clerk Bauschke.
...* WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY - Village Engineer Wes Welsh referred the Board to the "Infrastructure Improvements 6 page Summary" that was prepared for the Special Meeting of the Village Board and was dated January 23, 2007. (Please see attached document.) Engineer Welsh presented this topic.
...Engineer Welsh reported that Village Staff recommends that the Lindenhurst Village Board request that the Lindenhurst Sanitary District undertake an expansion of the Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF).
...* ROUTE 45 PUMP STATION AND INTERCEPTOR SEWER-CAPACITY ANALYSIS - Engineer Welsh reported this for information purposes only.He
presented the background on this item.
Staff recommended no action be taken at this time.Both the southeast interceptor sewer and the Route 45 pump station, with three of the four possible, pumps installed, have sufficient capacity for all future development in the southeast interceptor sewer service area if development proceeds within the parameters of our current land use plan.* GRAND AVENUE SEWER PUMP STATION - Engineer Welsh briefly presented the background.
This pump station is located on Grand Ave. across from Victory Lakes and is the last pump station the Village has that uses non-submersible pumps.A Study on this pump station completed in 2005 advised upgrading.To relocate this above ground station farther away from Grand Avenue land would be needed due to the pump station was built on an easement.General discussion occurred. Engineer Welsh recommended the Village acquire the additional land necessary to locate a new generator / control building further away from Grand Avenue and proceed with design and reconstruction of the pump station using the submersible pump alternative.
Trustee Zerba was excused and left the meeting at 8:30 p.m.* GRAND AVENUE WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT - Engineer Welsh reported this existing water main along Grand Avenue is located between Prospect Drive and Grand Circle.
...* WELL NO. 11, WELL HOUSE NO. 7, STORAGE TANK NO. 3 - Engineer Welsh reported a study was done in 2005 which concluded the following:
...Engineer Welsh mentioned the best place for the ground storage tank was in the southeast region of the Village by Falling Waters.
5. The location for the new well, well house and storage tank have not yet been identified.
6. This study accounted fro the fact that there are hundreds of Village residents who draw their water from private wells.Engineer Welsh stated the older wells in the Village are beginning to decline and we are always looking for our next source of water.
Staff recommended proceeding with design and construction of a deep well and well house while Staff works with Treasurer Neubauer
and our financial consultant to research financing options in concert with the Grand Avenue Water Main Replacement listed above.* LAKE MICHIGAN WATER STUDY - Engineer Welsh said this topic was presented for informational purposes only.
In 2006 the Northern Lake County Michigan Water Planning Group was formed and Lindenhurst
joined.This planning Group is financing a feasibility study with regard to bringing Lake Michigan water to each of the agencies represented.The study is due to be completed by April 2007.Discussion included if a Lake Michigan water project comes into being how it will affect our existing water supply and distribution system and our continued planning efforts. Mayor Betustak thanked Engineer Welsh and Staff for such a thorough presentation and opened the floor for Public Participation.
...Engineer Welsh answered yes, it would be 7,520 lineal feet long between Prospect Drive and Grand Circle.