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Sanitary Sewer Overflow 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Wednesday, September 28, 2022 11:38:00 AM

There has been a sanitary sewer overflow in the sewer right of way on South Oak Street.  Please refer to this Press Release for more details.

Town to Partner with Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Tuesday, September 6, 2022 10:42:00 AM

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council voted 7-1 at the February 14, 2022 council meeting to enter into a contract with Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission on a long term contract that will secure safe, reliable water to the town's water customers for decades to come.  Council also voted to hire Hazen and Sawyer to beginning preliminary engineering and design work along with surveying.  To learn more please read the press release regarding this historic agreement.  Joint Press Release

New Police Chief Named 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Tuesday, September 6, 2022 10:41:00 AM

On Wednesday May 18, 2022 Darren Amick was announced as the new Police Chief for the Town of Batesburg-Leesville.  Please read the press release for more information on Chief Amick.

C Fund Project Funding and Bid Opportunity 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Tuesday, August 23, 2022 3:40:00 PM

On June 7, 2022 the Lexington County Transportation Committee approved $30,00 for the repairs of approximately 1,310 feet of broken and damaged sidewalk along Summerland Avenue in the Town of Batesburg-Leesville.  

 

The Request for Bids packet has been posted to the Town of Batesburg-Leesville's website in the Contact Us section as well as the South Carolina Business Opportunities website; www.scbo.sc.gov.  Bids will be opened September 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm.

 

Awarding of the project should be conducted at the October 10, 2022 council meeting.

Sanitary Sewer Overflow 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Wednesday, July 20, 2022 10:45:00 AM

There has been a sanitary sewer overflow in the sewer right of way between Slover Street and Lawrence Circle.  Please refer to this Press Release for more details.

Spring Clean 2022 A Success 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Monday, March 21, 2022 8:34:00 AM

The second annual Spring Clean Batesburg-Leesville was March 19th and 160 volunteers from nine churches and several civic groups came out to collect 7,000 pounds of trash.  Several groups, primarily Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, helped with service projects at the Wilson Street Depot Park with planting of flowers and bushes.  A big thank you to all volunteers and especially the following groups for their support:

Eastside Baptist Church

Friendship Baptist Church

Leesville United Methodist Church

Wittenberg Lutheran Church

St. John's United Methodist Church

Christ Community Church

Abundant Life Apostolic Church

Bethlehem Baptist Church

Faith Lutheran Church

Girls Scout Troop 1951

Cub Scout Pack 29

F3 - Smokehouse

Batesburg-Leesville Rotary Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recycling Pickup Delay October 5th 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:29:00 AM

Due to truck issues Waste Management will not be able to pick up recyclables today but will double up the routes tomorrow, Wednesday October 6, 2021. Thank you for your patience.

Water Updates September 8th 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Tuesday, September 28, 2021 8:18:00 AM

WATER SERVICE UPDATES - September 8, 2021

1:30 pm 9/9/21 - The Boil Water Notice has been lifted. All biological samples came back clear related to yesterday's water main break. 

10:30 am 9/9/21 - Boil Water Notice in affect until at least 1:30 when samples will be read.  

7:00 pm Water service is 100% and the town's three water tanks are nearly full and all in their normal operating range.  Boil Water Notice remains in affect until Thursday morning when biological samples confirm it is safe.

1:00 pm Water service has been fully restored and water pressure is nearly normal.  A reminder of the 24 hour Boil Water Notice which is in affect until Thursday morning when biological samples confirm it is safe..

9:30 am: Repairs were completed on the water main break.  The water plant has now released the water from the plant into the system and services are being restored.  It is expected that water pressure should be normal by midday today, September 8th.

 

BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED

A Boil Water Notice was issued on September 8th due to a 10" water main break near the Granite Street water tank overnight (September 7-8, 2021).  As of 1:30 pm on September 9th this Boil Water Notice has been lifted as all biological samples came back clear.

C Fund Project - Notice of Award 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Friday, September 17, 2021 11:09:00 AM

At the August 9, 2021 Town Council Meeting the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council voted to approve the bid of CBD Construction for three sidewalk repair projects.  CBD was the low bidder out of five competitive bids which were opened on July 29, 2021.  The project was advertised on the town's website as well as the South Carolina Business Opportunities (SCBO.gov) website.  The total cost of the project is $46,238.23 with $35,000 being awarded through the C Fund process with Lexington County.  The Town of Batesburg-Leesville will pay for the difference, $11,238.23, from Hospitality Tax funds as the sidewalks are all within the Batesburg Business District.

 

The sidewalk repairs are for the replacement of broken sidewalks on North Oak Street, West Railroad Avenue and West Church Street.  The replacement is for the removal of all broken concrete with the replacement of new concrete in the same dimensional footprint.  The distances are 300', 700' and 210' respectively.

 

CBD, Inc                                           $46,238.23

Advantage Outdoor Services, LLC   $54,679.00

First Construction Mgt.                      $97,981.00

AOS Specialty Contractors               $98,003.00

Corley Construction, LLC                  $99,308.00

 

 

Sanitary Sewer Overflow 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:55:00 AM

A sanitary sewer overflow occurred July 20, 2021 near the intersection of Willis Street and Bethlehem Road.

SSO Press Release

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