Council Approves $17 Million in Infrastructure Improvements
council approved a 17 million dollar agreement to make improvements
for thousands that means getting a new water meter.
voted unanimously on an energy performance agreement with Johnson
Controls. They've signed on for a 17 year plan that's supposed to
lower the city's electric and gas bills, conserve water, and improve
controls did an audit of the city to see where Decatur could save
money. The biggest chunk, roughly 21 million dollars, will come from
replacing more than 22 thousand old water meters.
current meters have to be inspected by a meter reader. The new ones
will feed information directly to the central office.
improvements will include replacing lights and HVAC systems at the
fire stations, the south water treatment plant, and the municipal
time span for those changes will be over the next two years. The
project that will take the most time replacing these meters.