Teresa Irby-Butler provided a construction update to the American Beach Water & Sewer Advisory Board at the February meeting.
ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE LAST 30 DAYS:
Gopher Tortoise relocation (only 3 tortoises found vs expected >14 represents a good saving of money)
Underground subcontractor mobilized
Traffic detours established (pedestrian detours coming soon)
Phase 1 structures delivered - manholes, lift stations etc.
Phase 1 road milled
Silt fencing installed
De-watering installed and operating
(Images top to bottom and left to right)
1) First Manhole
2) Dewatering Pipes
3) Lewis Street Beach Access
4) Filtered discharge from dewatering pipes
5) Manholes for the project
6) Drop manhole
7) Surveying markers - PLEASE DON'T TOUCH!!
8) Gopher Turtle removals - only 3 vs more than 14 in the budget.
CONSTRUCTION OVER THE NEXT 30 DAYS
Relocate water main
south on Gregg
on North side of Gregg
Projected Road Closures
We appear to be in a good position with regard to the REDI grant application - the project meets the core mission of the granting agency and very importantly, showed a greater than 50% participation from the community.
Grant application for $992,000 was submitted on January 29, 2023
St John's River Water Management will review
Grant selections will be approved April 11th
Grant agreement negotiated and approved May - October
Negotiate Plumber's scope, May - October
Obtain Property Access Agreements, May - October ****
Commence tank abandonment no sooner than October
**** Teresa Irby-Butler has asked the community to be aware that property owners be aware that they will be asked to sign a form allowing plumbers onto their property to conduct the necessary survey for the tie-in work.