Water issues dominated the agenda at Monday’s Ada City Council meeting.
The council voted 4-0 to accept an report from the Muskogee-based engineering firm Holloway, Updike and Bellen concerning designs for improvements to the city’s water system. Councilman Shane Sweeney was absent.
The city’s list of projects includes improvements to city-owned wells and the water treatment plant, which will play a key role in efforts to make sure the city has enough water to meet future demand, said City Manager Cody Holcomb. He added the projects would cost about $30 million altogether, and construction could begin in 2014 if funding is available.
Holcomb noted city officials haven’t decided yet how they want to finance the projects.
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