The city of Harrogate was recognized at the Annual Awards Banquet hosted by the East Tennessee Development District (ETDD) and the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA).
Their Annual Awards Banquet was held on June 7, 2012, at the Museum of Appalachia in Norris, Tenn.
At this banquet, the city of Harrogate was presented with an Achievement Award for the completion of the Harrogate Phase V Sewer Line Extension Project. The city of Harrogate has been working diligently over the past 10 years to provide public wastewater collection service to all of its residents. The city recently completed Phase V of its Sewer Line Extension Program and an additional 45 households in the city now have public sewer service. The project consisted of the installation of over 7,500 linear feet of new sewer lines along six different residential streets.
The Claiborne Utility District wastewater plant will serve as the treatment facility for the city of Harrogate. The project was constructed at a total cost of $523,359 with the CDBG program providing $424,537 and the city of Harrogate providing $98,822.
Union County was also presented with an Achievement Award for the completion of the Hickory Valley Water Line Extension Project. Union County continues to be very concerned about making sure every resident has access to a public water supply.
Union County recently completed a very important water line extension project that brought public water to the England Road, Hickory Valley Road, Albright Road and Central View Pike areas of the county. The project involved the installation of over 20,000 linear feet of water lines and 47 residences were served. The project was funded by a CDBG grant in the amount of $500,000 and local share contributions in the amount of $71,683.