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April 21, 2017 – City of La Joya Public Hearing – Wastewater Treatment Plant


The City of La Joya will conduct a public hearing to discuss a new wastewater treatment facility to replace the existing Wastewater Treatment Plant and potential environmental impacts of project alternatives in La Joya, Hidalgo County, Texas.

The public hearing will be held:
Friday, May 26, 2017
La Joya City Hall Conference Room
101 North Leo Avenue
La Joya, Texas.
Hearing: 10:00 a.m.

The proposed project will provide a new system in place of the existing Wastewater Treatment Plant and increases the capacity from its current rated treatment capacity of 0.35 million gallons per day (MGD) to 1.2 MGD treatment capacity. The need for the project is to continue to meet customer demand and to meet Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) requirements and regulations.

The proposed wastewater treatment plant upgrade project would be located within city owned property and site of the curent City of La Joya’s wastewater treatment plant; therefore, additional right-of-way is not required. The actual footprint of the proposed wastewater treatment plant will be adjacent to the existing wastewater treatment plant area. The cost of the wastewater treatment plant upgrade will be approximately $7,800,000.00. The Environmental Information Document for the proposed project will be available for review at the La Joya City Hall, 101 N. Leo Avenue, La Joya, Texas.

Verbal or written comments may be presented at the public hearing. After the public hearing, written comments may be mailed to Mr. Mike Alaniz. at the following address: 101 North Leo Avenue, La Joya, Texas. All written comments must be postmarked on or before May 31, 2017 to be included in the official public hearing record.

Accommodations will be made available at the public hearing for persons with special communication or accommodation needs. Persons interested in attending the hearing and have questions regarding special communication or accommodation needs, please call Mr. Mike Alaniz at (956) 581-7002 at least five days prior to the public hearing.

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