HUNTSVILLE — It will still happen, but sweeping repairs to Huntsville's faulty sewer plant have apparently been delayed slightly by higher than expected construction costs.
Chesty Strunk, the plant's operator, informed the town's mayor and board of aldermen at Thursday's meeting that all bids for the project came in at between $1.1 million and $1.4 million — roughly twice the grant money the town received to complete the project.
"That's about double the money we had to spend," Strunk said. But, he added, "There was a lot of stuff that could be reduced."To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.