Council approves sewer lagoon contract
Last updated 2/4/2021 at 4:48pm
By Drew Lawson
DAVENPORT – Farmers and ranchers can now officially bid to enter into a contract with the city for the land at the sewer lagoons on the northeast side of town just above the baseball fields. Council approved the contract, where farmers and ranchers will bid a lump-sum for consideration, at its Jan. 27 meeting.
Contractors can prepare bids to farm four areas utilizing reclaimed water from city lagoons. The areas include an irrigated, 38-acre north circle, an irrigated, 21-acre south circle, 14-acre irrigated standby fields and 53 acres of dry land.