Posts in Category: utilities

October 2017 

City Council held a public hearing to learn more about how residents think the next fiscal year Community Development Block Grant funding should be spent. This funding is made available from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and can be used for range of activities such as housing rehabilitation, code enforcement, acquisition of real property, demolition, infrastructure and public facility improvements, economic development, and social services. Council approved... Click here for the entire recap...
 

September 2017 

New Historic Preservation Design Review Guidelines have been approved. The guidelines are a result of a nine-month public process to help more clearly define the guidelines for both the Hampton Park and Downtown historic districts. The plan does reinforce the City’s commitment to historic preservation. There were no major changes, only more user friendly and information descriptions, including illustrations and examples of what is appropriate. The City approved a sewer line... Click here for the entire recap...
 

August 2017 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:31:00 PM Categories: contracts Council Parks police department public safety Tennis Center utilities
The City has a new police training range and back-up 911 center going in at our public works facility down on the Pocataligo, off 521 South. This facility will allow our police officers to experience enhanced training to continue their professional development. The City is purchasing a new dryer system for our wastewater facility. This new dryer system will replace an old antiquated system and allow for better more consistent production of our product line, Poconite, which... Click here for the entire recap...
 

June 2017 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:09:00 AM Categories: budget Council housing job roads sewer utilities water
The next fiscal year budget has been approved with the City’s annual budget balanced at just over $67.2 million dollars. Some of the most significant expenditures are: One third or $20.3 million goes toward public safety services, including Police, Fire, EMS, municipal court, inspections and enforcement; One third or $22.5 million goes to water, sewer and stormwater services; and The other third is split across the following programs and... Click here for the entire recap...
 

April 2017 

Posted by Shelley Kile Wednesday, April 19, 2017 9:40:00 AM Categories: Council utilities water
Water Meter Replacement Project -- The City of Sumter has begun a two-year process of replacing customers water meters, community-wide (started in April 2017). The City has contracted with Siemens, a company with water meter replacement projects all across the United States, to replace all existing water meters. If you have questions about the Water Meter Replacement Project, please call 803.774.3222. The replacement project will be completed in phases. ... Click here for the entire recap...
 

January 2017 

Council approved some upcoming projects around the community, including Alice Drive Fire Station additions and renovations, Milton Road sewer replacement project, from Jackson Street to Alberta Drive, Philips Street sewer replacement project and the new public safety campus, including a new Police Department Headquarters and a new Fire Department Headquarters to be located at 315/335 North Lafayette Drive, whose groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Monday, January 23rd at 2 PM. ... Click here for the entire recap...