The council made the decision at a special meeting Monday.
The new plant, to be built on the west side of
The bulk of its estimated
If the decision pushes the timeline a year exactly, then, presumably, construction could begin in spring 2016 and finish by mid-2017. That will depend, though, on the timing of grants, loans and any other financing options the city may seek, as well as how contract bidding proceeds.
New legislation will change rules on the
Among the major changes: Municipal borrowers, such as the city of
The new program also is expected to include some form of principal forgiveness, which also could save the city money, and perhaps even bring a reduction in the sewer rate hikes, Mayor
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