A draft sewer law was introduced at the December 12th meeting of the Village Board.

The Village’s current sewer law was adopted in 1966. Since then, little to no substantive changes have occurred besides adjusting the sewer rate to ensure the sewer budget remained solvent.

A lot has changed in the 56 years since the initial sewer law was adopted. There are substantial requirements and recommendations at both a state and federal level that need to be incorporated into our local law. Additionally, the existing law has not kept up with the evolution of new best practices, particularly in the area of equitable cost distribution.

The draft law and accompanying frequently asked questions are included here.

Comments are always welcome at any Village Board meeting. Additionally, the draft will be discussed at the upcoming 2023 State of the Village meeting in February. A formal public hearing will also be scheduled before any potential vote for adoption.