MOUNT VERNON — A real estate purchase agreement with the Knox County Commissioners was signed Thursday afternoon for the new lift station project planned at Millwood.
Mike and Sylvia Lemmons signed an agreement for the commissioners to purchase a strip of land approximately 15-by-20 feet to allow an electrical easement through their property necessary for the project to proceed.
Also attending the signing was Rob Lee, attorney for the couple.
The commissioners then met in executive session to discuss further easement details with Craig Gilmore and Kory Kidwell. No additional action took place.
No further changes in the easement were noted by the commissioners. Bids for the project are expected to go out sometime in May. The commissioners are hopeful that work on the project can start in June or July but will depend on the successful bidder. Once started, the lift station project should take nine months to complete.