It's a project that's been in the making for a decade. High Springs Commission voted last night to continue with the final phases of the city's sewage system. In a three to two vote, commissioners agreed to move forward with with the project. Majority saying they're ready for the advancement, but the minority fear the project will bury the city in debt.
The project dates back to 2000, when commissioners realized the growth of downtown High Springs would not be possible unless they switched from septic to sewage. A plant was built and came online in 2004, but now with a thousand customers, that plant is at capacity. So, a second plant twice the size is in the works, along with a thirteen million dollar bill.
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