Treatment plant nears final completion

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Municipal Authority held their regular meeting Tuesday night to discuss the progress of the waste water treatment plant.According to Denny Lingenfelter of Uni-Tec, the treatment plant has remained in full operation since May 31."Operating results have been very good and within DEP limits," Lingenfelter said. "There was a DEP site inspection last week."As of Sept. 1, the project has incurred costs of $14,277,659.23 out of a projected budget of $14,319,088."The total project cost will stay within budget provided costs for extra engineering due to the delay are deducted from the general contractor's retainage," Lingenfelter said.Lingenfelter noted that the punch list is winding down."As of Sept. 9, there were 48 items left on the punch list, with a value of $8,325, of which $3,305 is disputed," Lingenfelter said. "And including spare parts, control items, and electrical and road damage claims, the total retainage items are listed at $95,982."Pick up a copy of the Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 edition of The Ridgway Record for more.Next meetingJohnsonburg Municipal AuthorityTuesday, Oct. 116 p.m.Municipal Office