Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Councilors Shift Sewage Site 600 Feet.

Byline: Rory McClannahan Journal Staff Writer

A planned sewage treatment plant for the town of Edgewood will be located about 600 feet from where town officials originally had planned to put it.

The town council voted 3-1 at its regular meeting Jan. 3 to redraw lot lines on property being donated by G.L.B. Inc. off Bassett Road east of the town. In return for changing the lot lines, the owners will donate 40 acres of property instead of the 20 acres originally offered, said Edgewood Mayor Howard Calkins.

Calkins said the city was surveying and staking out the treatment plant site on the land when the Bassett family, which owns the land, offered more land if the town moved the plant site about 600 feet north. …

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