The Village expects to put the construction of the sewer system out for bid in September once final approval comes from Texas Historical Commission for the proposed final lines and sewer locations.
This will allow the Village to complete construction of the collection system by October 2017. Construction of the treatment plant itself will also be complete by October 2017, according to the latest time-lines from village engineering firm Kasberg Patrick Associates.
After the collection system is built, the Village will spend November 2017-January 2018 connecting septic systems and transferring sewer services, according to the time-line, which was most recently updated on June 20.
The Village submitted documents to Texas Department of Transportation on March 25 and govt initial approval on April 28. Additional submittals and amendments were made in late April and May.
KPA and Village staff met with THC on June 2. The Historic Commission requested additional investigations and digs at three to four separate locations. The process is expected to be complete with approvals by the send of September.
With the approval by THC, the Village expects the Corps of Engineers approval to come by the end of September as well.
The Village is in the process of acquiring easements and fee simple property. That process should end in July.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) will review final plans in July and August. The Economic Development Administration will review final plans for its $1 million grant in July-September.
The bid and award of the construction contract will be completed in October and November with work beginning in December on the collection system and wastewater treatment plant.
Initial work on the collection system will begin on Church Street in December. Work on the Main Street and Royal Street collection systems will begin in January.
An electronic diagram of the collection system can be found on our website at www.saladovillagevoice.com.