Bourbon WelcomeThe Bourbon Town Council met for approximately one hour on Tuesday, October 11. Council President Ward Byers and member P.J. Hanley shared their appreciation for the quick responses of town employees during the storm that included heavy winds on Monday night.

Presenting an overview and possible timeline for a Wastewater Improvement Project to the council was Shannon McLeod, president of Priority Property Resources. The company specializes in grant writing and funding coordination of capital improvement plans. The Town is proceeding with a $1,083,000 project to replace the east and south lift stations as well improvements to an estimated 3,000 linear feet of sewer lines. The project is being funded in part from a portion of a Stellar Grant received by Marshall County. The grant will pay for $840,000 and the town will be responsible the remaining funds.

According to McLeod, the start date of the project was set at June, 2020 and expected to be completed in April, 2022.

Steve Stacy, Wastewater superintendent, reported that well over 200 meters have been installed in conjunction with the town’s project to replace the existing meters.

Carol Anders Correspondent