“Especially when you drive around Peoria and you’re hitting all these roads and potholes and uneven pavements, and you’re saying, ‘Where’s all the money?’ Well, I can show you $4 million that’s gone to CSO.”
Councilwoman Beth Jensen says preparing for a federal mandate isn’t new:
“We have been in the loop on this. At least as long as I’ve been on the council we’ve had numerous meetings about it.”
Councilmembers supporting the measure say the data collection is another step for the city as it crafts a plan to reduce sewer overflow. The City and EPA continue to negotiate a final cost and reduction strategy.