Residents of Steward,
has been made aware of some grants that
could potentially cover the cost of planning
for and installing a sewer system in the
village, which would eliminate the need
for a private septic system at each residence.
We would like to gauge the interest of
the residents in pursuing this project.
Here is what
The village would have to pay $5000 to
have a planning grant written. If we meet
the criteria, this grant could be up to
$30,000 which may cover 100% of the planning
Next, a construction
grant will be written. If we meet the
criteria, this grant could be up to $5
million which may cover 100% of construction
costs, including hook up to individual
We have requested
the criteria needed to qualify but have
not received this information at this
If the grants
do not cover 100% of the planning and
construction costs, the village would
apply for low interest and/or forgivable
loans to cover the remaining costs.
there would be a monthly fee for sewer
in addition to individual water bills.