canal project

After campaigning on canceling the city’s $65 million dollar canal project, Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore will unveil his alternative plan this week.

Jeffersonville is under a federal mandate to reduce the amount of sewage that seeps into the river during storms. Moore has said previous proposals were too much of a burden on taxpayers and he has since said he will propose a cheaper answer to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) mandates to control the city’s sewage. [click to continue…]

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Jeffersonville Council Approves $20 Million For Canal Project

by Devin Katayama December 29, 2011

The Jeffersonville City Council has unanimously approved a $20 million dollar bond issue to support development of the city’s canal project. Jeffersonville is mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency to keep its sewers from overflowing. Outgoing Mayor Tom Galligan has proposed options, but Mayor-elect Mike Moore says they’re too expensive and says when he takes […]

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Jeffersonville, Indiana’s Canal Project Remains Uncertain

by Devin Katayama November 9, 2011

Jeffersonville, Indiana’s new Republican Mayor-elect Mike Moore says he plans on scrapping the city’s Canal Project. The project was introduced by current Mayor Tom Galligan as part of an EPA requirement to control sewage; but the plan also calls for development around the canal to attract businesses and economic development. Jeffersonville taxpayers can’t afford that […]

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