Red Cliff treatment plant set for construction
RED CLIFF, Colorado – Red Cliff is aiming to begin construction on a new wastewater treatment plan by the end of next month.
The town has been awarded $2 million in federal stimulus funds for the $5.6 million project.
The existing plant should have been replaced some 25 years ago, said Mayor Ramon Montoya.
“This has been a five-year process in the making,” Montoya said. “It’s great that we’re going to, per our guidelines, begin construction prior to Sept. 30.”
The bidding process to find a builder has begun.
Besides the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money, other funding sources include:
• $500,000 from a Department of Local Affairs Energy and Mineral Impact grant.
• $800,000 from a State and Tribal Assistance Grant.
• $1.3 million from a Community Development Block Grant.
Staff Writer Edward Stoner can be reached at 970-748-2929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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