Create a letter/flier to collect contact information for the proposed area and hand carry it door to door.
Polling of the community
What are benefits of adding city water?
How are costs calculated?
Creating an SSA board
Obtain Property tax index numbers for all interested residents
Refer to 2013 Baxter and Woodman Study
Requirements of the Prospect Heights Water system
Methods of payment for the infrastructure work
Cost of bringing water from the street into the homes
Advantages and disadvantages of alternative of financing ways of infrastructure
Current rates for city water in Prospect Heights Water system
Change of home value if Lake Michigan water is available
Ability to retain private wells for outdoor use
Possible purchase and expansion of American Water works system
SSA Subcommittee News:
1st and 2nd Water Survey Results
The combined responses from the first and second water surveys were reported at the April 23rd, 2016 Water Committee meeting.
7823 responses were received
300 residents indicated interest in bringing in city water
440 residents indicated that they were not interested in city water
83 residents responded “Maybe” to the question regarding bringing in city water
61 residents indicated interest in a well water forum to improve their well water
209 residents indicated that they would like to volunteer or might be interested in volunteering on a sub-committee for the process for Special Service Area creation (bringing city water to an area) or improving well water quality