Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Five things you missed at the Board of Public Works meeting

  • Here are five things you missed at the last board of public works meeting.
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  • The Board of Public Works meeting was held on Monday, October 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council's chambers. Here are five things covered at the meeting.
    • It was recommended that Mayor Dale Bagley be allowed to sign a low interest loan application through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources State Revolving Fund for wastewater improvements.
    • Assistant General Manager Scott Lucas noted that the Macon Energy Center shut down on October 7, to facilitate the painting schedule for Hannibal Industrial Painting for the turbine enclosure. During the shutdown, Solar Turbines and Macon Municipal Utilities completed the annual inspection and maintenance activities.
    • The electric distribution group completed the Highway 36 crossing at the County Club of Circuit 22 and associated work on either side has continued. MMU was also provided assistance by the Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Macon County Sheriff Department and the Macon City Police.
    • Crews have completed the Macey Court water main project with all customer tie-ins made. The crew is presently working on the water main tie in section between Macyn Lane and Maple Lane. Also, crews installed two water test stations to meet Missouri Department of Natural Resources regulations, performed the water distribution system flush, and repaired a 12-inch water main leak at the Wentz Street Bridge.
    • The water treatment plant has begun the free chlorine burn to rid the distribution system of excess ammonia. This will continue through the first week of November when we will return to chloramines as our disinfectant.
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