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Mayor Kevin Dumas Asks City Council to Borrow $7.4M for New Sludge Landfill, Cap for Old One

Additionally, the funds would be used to cover demolition of the former wastewater treatment plant, construction of a storage garage and fueling station and more.

  1. Attleboro, Mass., Mayor Kevin Dumas has asked the City Council to borrow $7.4 million to build a new sludge landfill and cap the old one. Additionally, the funds would be used to cover demolition of the former wastewater treatment plant, construction of a storage garage and fueling station and the purchase of a front-end loader, a dump truck and a bulldozer.

A public hearing to discuss this request will take place on November 15.

The Sun Chronicle has more:

Mayor Kevin Dumas has asked the city council for authorization to borrow $7.4 million to build a new sludge landfill and cap the old one.

The cash will also cover demolition of the former wastewater treatment plant, construction of a storage garage and fueling station and the purchase of a front-end loader, a dump truck and a bulldozer.

Vandals recently damaged some electrical transformers at the long vacant, former treatment plant off Pond Street North, causing oil to leak into the ground.

Read the full story here.

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