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More Road Construction for Chino Valley?

18 September 2009   Jami Lewis
Is more road construction in store for Chino Valley? That was one of the topics of discussion for the Council Study Session held on Tuesday, September 15.

roadconstructionThe Chino Valley Town Council held a Study Session open to the public on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chino Valley Council Chambers located at 1020 W. Palomino Road, Chino Valley, Arizona.

Action Taken during the meeting was as follows:

2) Presentation and discussion regarding the construction of two roadways parallel to State Route 89, one between Outer Loop Road and Road 2 South on the west side of the highway, and one between Road 4 South and Road 5 South on the east side of the highway, for the purpose of providing access for businesses that lost left turn movements as a result of the State Route 89 widening.

Town Engineer Ron Grittman presented an overview of the proposed roadways and answered questions from Council and the public. Several members of the public also commented on the proposal. Staff indicated that this item would be on a future agenda for Council’s consideration and possible action.

3) Presentation and discussion regarding proposed water and sewer utility rate structures as developed by Economists.com.

Town Engineer Ron Grittman presented an overview of the proposed new rate structures as developed in August 2008, and he recommended that this item be placed on a future agenda for Council’s direction to Economists.com for another update. Council asked staff to provide them with cost estimates for taking over maintenance of the Town’s wastewater treatment plant, and a cost comparison between expanding the current plant and constructing a new plant in the northern part of Town.

4) Presentation and discussion regarding the progress of establishing three infrastructure improvement districts within the Town.

Town Engineer Ron Grittman presented an overview of the conceptual improvement districts that would be established to extend water and sewer service along the highway and several adjacent areas, and he answered questions from Council and the public. Members of the public also commented on the item. Staff indicated that there would be several public meetings related to this matter and Council asked staff to include this item on their November 12 agenda.

5) Adjournment.