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County Gets An Extra Million For Sewer Project

How many times have you heard someone ask for a million dollars, and then they actually get the money? Even with local governments, securing funds can be tough, but not in this case. Nevada County Public Works Director Steve Castleberry says bids for a pipeline from Penn Valley to the wastewater treatment plant in Lake Wildwood came up a million dollars short of the money they had available…

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The previous funds were through the State Water Resources Control Board for five million dollars, with about one-point-24 million more coming from community block grants. Castleberry admits he’s surprised to see the funding come through so quickly…

Listen to Steve Castleberry 2

The bid was awarded to a Penn Valley construction firm last week. Work is scheduled to begin next month, and should take a little less than a year to complete.

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