The Septic to Sewer Conversion and Forcemain Extension project was approved for funding through the State Revolving Loan Fund program (SRF). Staff with the assistance of Kimley Horn & Associates applied to an alternative source for additional funding. The awarding of the 319 Grant provided for an additional $274,512.00.
To encourage and promote water conservation, the City of Lake Wales is encouraged to implement programs for the use of reclaimed water. Where service is deemed available within designated service areas, staff is proposing that new development be required to install reclaim dry lines until such time that a main transmission becomes available for connection.
Staff proposes an amendment to Chapter 21, Sewer Regulations, Division 2. In conjunction with this amendment, staff proposes the addition of Division 3, Industrial Pretreatment. The addition of Division 3 will satisfy the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Permit Renewal requirement for industrial pretreatment.
Ordinance 2022-51 will remove the district numbers as references to the areas in which Commissioners reside. Only their seat numbers will refer to those areas.