U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff paid out a visit to Wilkinson County Monday as work commences on the county’s initial-at any time community sewer program.
MCINTYRE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff compensated a stop by to Wilkinson County Monday as function commences on the county’s very first-at any time community sewer process.
The senator confirmed President Biden officially signed in to law the $6.3 million to start out building on the project.
Prior to the acceptance of the new sewage procedure, McIntyre and surrounding towns in Wilkinson County relied on septic tanks to dispose of squander.
McIntyre Mayor Vicki Horne claimed residents complained of sewage overflowing and leaking into their yards.
Ossoff claims development on the “quality of daily life project” will start off with the youth of Wilkinson County in mind.
“This task will prioritize offering this working sewer technique to our community educational facilities below initial and foremost, since we really don’t need to expose Wilkinson County youngsters to sewage that is in the streets or in the group, so this is about wellbeing and high-quality of life,” he explained.
Mayor Vicki Horne claims the challenge must be concluded in the next 3 decades.