Anderson Utilities Budget $ 17.3 Million for Capital Projects in 2022 | Local news



ANDERSON – The four utilities in the city of Anderson plan to spend about $ 17.3 million on capital projects next year.

The Anderson Public Works Council on Tuesday approved 2022 budgets for Anderson Municipal Light & Power, Anderson Water Service, Anderson Wastewater Service and Stormwater Service.

City comptroller Doug Whitham said the city plans to spend around $ 13.1 million on several projects in the wastewater department’s budget next year.

Whitham said the biggest project is $ 7 million at Athletic Park and more than $ 1 million estimated for relining the Dewey Street sewer line.

Whitham said capital projects of $ 2.2 million are planned for Municipal Light & Power; $ 1.78 million in the Department of Water budget and $ 183,500 on stormwater improvements.

The Works Council approved a 2022 budget of $ 87 million for Municipal Light & Power out of projected revenues of $ 89 million, Whitham said.

He said the Water Department is expected to receive $ 11.28 million in revenue and operating expenses estimated at $ 7.74 million.

Whitham said next year’s project revenue for the wastewater utility is $ 21.17 million with expenses of $ 7.74 million for operations.

He said the stormwater utility would have estimated operating expenses at $ 1.58 million in 2022 and forecast revenue of $ 2.44 million.

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