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Legislative District 11

Posted on: May 8, 2024

DeRiggi-Whitton Applauds Approval of $15M Investment in Key District 11 Sewer Infrastructure Project

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) – The Nassau County Legislature’s Rules Committee voted unanimously on Monday, May 6 to invest nearly $15 million toward the completion of sewer system upgrades across the 11th Legislative District, Nassau County Legislature Minority Leader Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove) announced.

Monday’s action culminated with the approval of a $14,174,400 contract with R.J. Industries for general contractor services related to the full rehabilitation of the for the Knott Drive (Glen Head), Morgan Park, Viola Drive (both Glen Cove) and Roslyn pump stations, and the conversion of the Knott Drive ejector station into a submersible pump station. The term of the contract commences once Nassau’s Department of Public Works (DPW) commissioner issues a Notice to Proceed.

The Rules Committee also authorized a $772,455.84 construction management services contract with Gannett Fleming Engineers and Architects related to the Harwood Ejector Station and Southridge Pump Station improvement projects in Glen Cove. Gannet Fleming will be tasked with site supervision, management of costs, schedules, documents, safety, and more. The contract runs 14 months from the commencement date with an option for two one-year extensions.

Contracts are authorized by the Rules committee and require no further Legislative action. Resources for the contracts are being drawn from the Pump Station Upgrades line of Nassau County’s capital infrastructure plan.

“On a daily basis, Nassau County residents depend on reliable sanitary sewer service to maintain preserve public health and protect our water from nitrogen pollution,” Minority Leader DeRiggi-Whitton, who serves as Ranking Member of the Rules committee, said. “I thank my colleagues on the Rules committee for supporting critical investments in our sewer infrastructure that will protect our quality of life and foster opportunities for continued economic growth in our communities.”

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