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Water plant renovation nears completion date
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The nearly $2.5 millon renovation of Smithvilles water treatment plant should be completed by the end of the month. - photo by Photo by: Reed Vanderpool
The almost $2.5 million renovation of the Smithville Water Treatment is in its final stages.The city has spent has spent nearly $2.4 million of the available $2,592,000 on the project, leaving $193,000 in the budget.Officials said that the city has already been reimbursed $433,892 in grant money from the state."To date we have spent $2,399,000 out of $2,592,000 so there's roughly $193,000 remaining,” City Treasurer Hunter Hendrixson said at the last meeting of the council. “A total of $433,892 has been paid back to us through the CDBG grant, so we're getting close to being done," Hendrixson said."The water plant is state of the art,” Mayor Taft Hendrixson added. “All of you need to see that.