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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

Sanitary Sewer Overflow (updated June 17, 2021) 

Wastewater Plant and Duncan Creek
Posted by Jason Hendrix Monday, June 14, 2021 4:36:00 PM

Updated Press Release regarding the sanitary sewer overflow from June 16, 2021.

 

Please see the Press Release regarding a sanitary sewer overflow from June 13, 2021.  

Sanitary Sewer Overflow 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Friday, January 8, 2021 4:47:00 PM

Animal Control Ordinance Changes 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:02:00 AM

At the September 2020 Batesburg-Leesville Town Council Meeting changes to the Animal Control Ordinance were approved.  The changes are in line with Lexington County's Animal Control Ordinances as Lexington County handles animal control for the Town of Batesburg-Leesville.  While the updated ordinance will soon be posted to our MuniCode section on the town website here is the red line changes which were approved on September 14th.

Animal Control Ordinances Changes 9-14-20

 

 

Town Council Meeting September 14th 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Sunday, September 13, 2020 2:01:00 PM

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council will meet Monday September 14th at 7pm at the B-L Town Hall Complex, Suite B. 

AGENDA

Town Council Meeting August 10th 

Posted by Jason Hendrix Friday, August 7, 2020 4:07:00 PM

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council will meet Monday August 10th at 7pm at the B-L Town Hall Complex, Suite B.  

AGENDA

Mosquito Spraying  

Posted by Jason Hendrix Friday, July 24, 2020 10:59:00 AM

The Town of Batesburg-Leesville will be spraying for Mosquito control through September.  The Town of Batesburg-Leesville received a Mosquito Control Support Grant through DHEC in 2017 and was able to upgrade our mosquito spraying equipment.  The process uses Aqua Reslin, a synthetic vector control product from Bayer.  The town avoids areas where residents have Honey Bees, gardens and other reasons that they don't want spraying to be conducted.  If you wish to be added to this list please email Public Works Director David Padgett at DPadgett@Batesburg-Leesville.org .  If you wish to learn more about Aqua Reslin please visit Bayer's website at https://www.vectorcontrol.bayer.com/solutions/products/aqua-reslin-super .

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