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Company claims competitor’s bid is bad; MCSD meets tonight

Company claims competitor’s bid is bad; MCSD meets tonight

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A local construction company is protesting the low bid submitted for McKinleyville’s multi-million-dollar sewer upgrade, claiming that its out-of-town competitor failed to submit all that was required in the process, and therefore should not receive the contract. The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) Board of Directors will consider

City: fix laterals at house sale time

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City of Arcata creates about two million gallons of drinking water per day, most of which must then be processed as sewage. However, another several million gallons of water infiltrates into the sewage system through leaky pipes, maxing out the wastewater treatment plant and possibly limiting

MCSD to consider sewer rate hike tonight

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Residents of McKinleyville will likely see significant increases in their sewer bills over the next five years. The McKinleyville Community Services District (MCSD) is proposing to raise rates 20 percent in the 2015/2016 fiscal year and 20 percent the following fiscal year. After that, sewer customers may see

MCSD to hold scoping session on sewer plans

MCSD McKINLEYVILLE – The McKinleyville Community Services District will hold a public scoping Meeting on Tuesday, March 24 at Azalea Hall beginning at 6 p.m. regarding the planned Wastewater Management Facility (WWMF) and rate adjustments to facilitate financing. The upgrade of the WWMF will allow the district to provide wastewater service for the next 20

MCSD Budget: Back In Black

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Building a new teen center, buying property for a new water tank, removing sludge from a sewer pond and planning for a major sewer system upgrade are among the big-ticket items in the services district’s new budget for the coming fiscal year. The McKinleyville Community Services District Board

McKinleyville Sewer Ponds May Become Coho Nursery

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Two old sewer ponds next to the Mad River may be converted to a coho salmon nursery. The McKinleyville Community Services District is working with California Trout to obtain state grant funding for the project, which could be completed and serve as a home for the small smolts

Blue Lakers Can Flush With Pride

Benjamin Fordham Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – If you flush a toilet in Blue Lake these days, you will be happy to know that the effluence is now headed straight to the North Coast Region’s Wastewater Plant of the Year. The award, which is given by the California Water Environmental Association (a non-profit trade

McKinleyville wants seat on road planning committee

  In an effort to gain more influence over how money is doled out for road improvement projects, the McKinleyville Community Services District Board of Directors voted unanimously Aug. 7 to ask for a seat on county-wide transportation planning committee. The board approved the submittal of a letter to the Humboldt County Association of Governments

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