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Sewer Rates May Rise in Sturtevant

Sturtevant residents will likely see an $8 quarterly increase in their sewer bill effective as of the Oct. 1 billing. Board members Tuesday discussed the rate increase, the first in two years, but unavoidable, Administrator Mary Cole told the board, because of increased billing from both Mount Pleasant – through which Sturtevant sewer lines run […]

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Villages Have 10 Days to Agree or Lose 350 Jobs

Leaders from Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant have 10 days to salvage a land swap deal or risk losing a potential development that could bring 350 manufacturing jobs and $30 to $50 million in personal property investment. While Mount Pleasant trustees Tuesday morning directed Administrator Kurt Wahlen to continue negotiations with Sturtevant officials, trustees in that […]

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Land Swap Talks Fall Apart, Development May be in Question

Talks to reach a final agreement about a land swap deal between Sturtevant and Mount Pleasant fell apart Wednesday, putting a potential future development on Highway 11 in jeopardy. Approved by Sturtevant trustees July 15 after weeks of closed session meetings, the deal would mean Sturtevant grows by 66-1/2 acres, and Mount Pleasant gets sewer and […]

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Trustees Consider Truck, Trailer Parking Restrictions

Sturtevant trustees are talking about restricting parking for large work vans, semi tractors, big trailers, and boats on village streets. “There was some discussion on how to address concerns from residents regarding commercial vehicle parking and what qualifies. There was some discussion about trailer parking,” Village Administrator/Clerk Mary Cole said. Residents on Facebook, though, were […]

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No Sewer Rate Hike Just Yet

Sturtevant storm and wastewater committee members discussed a potential rate increase Tuesday, but in the end decided to wait until after village officials get the numbers from second-quarter billing. Trustee Chris Wright confirmed Tuesday after the regularly scheduled continual committee meeting that what the village ends up charging residents relies on how much Sturtevant gets […]