Tippecanoe & Chapman lakes RSD
The Tippecanoe Chapman Lakes Regional Sewer District is committed to providing safe, high quality, cost-effective sanitary wastewater services to our community while maintaining a standard of excellence in environmental conservation.
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Tippecanoe and Chapman Lakes are the last large lakes in the area to implement a sewer system.
TIPPECANOE & CHAPMAN LAKES REGIONAL SEWER DISTRICT

PROJECT PROGRESS

We are in the beginning stages of the TCRSD and are committed to diligently keeping on task. However, things are constantly evolving and so we will do our best to keep you all informed and up to date. This a general timeline of the current project tasks and is likely to change.
First 4 Sessions
March - July
2020
  • Board Member Elections
  • By-Laws Adopted
  • Meeting Schedule Established
  • Appointed District Advisors
  • Established Project Timelines
  • Procurred Aerial Photography
  • Initiated Temporary Funding Framework
  • Adopted Waste Holding Tank Resolution
  • Established Social Media Presence
Next 4 Sessions
August - December
2020
  • Complete Temporary Funding Procurement
  • Complete and File Facility Plan
  • Complete Funding Pre-Application Discussions and Choose Resource
  • Confirm Treatment Provider Partnering Framework
  • Complete PER/ER
  • Complete Preliminary Base-Mapping
  • Consider and Adopt Project Design Schedule
Following 4 Sessions
January - April
2021
  • Pre-Application Materials for Funding
  • Preliminary Engineering Report Update (including cost estimates)
  • Conduct All Required Environment Reviews
  • Finalize Interlocal Agreement with Treatment Provider
  • Submit PER for Agency Review
  • Conduct Public Hearing
  • Receive PER Approval/Letter of Obligation
  • Notice to Customers by District
Next 10 Sessions
May - December 2021
30% Design Activities
  • Survey complete
  • System schematic design
  • Customer service details confirmed.  Exemptions considered.
  • Connection concept to treatment provider determined.
60% Design Activities
  • Design details developed.
  • Easement acquisitions begin.
  • Permitting activity begins.
  • Cost estimates updated.
75% Design Activities
  • Design details refined, routing confirmed, permitting activities continue.
  • Easement acquisition continues.
  • User ordinance considered, and adopted.
  • Connection standards adopted.
90% Design Activities
  • Project plans ready for final review.
  • All project details complete.
  • User database defined.
  • Cost estimates updated.
  • Utility coordination underway.
  • Preliminary rate study completed.
Final Design
  • Project Ready for Bidding.

Tippy Chapman Regional Sewer District in the News

New Sewer District Wants To Be Fair To All Freeholders
October 13, 2020

“I don’t think it is right to put (the cost) on individual property owners,” stated Ed Ormsby, board member of the Tippecanoe & Chapman Lakes Regional Sewer District. “The folks who don’t have a lot of money it puts a big burden on them.” Ormsby’s comment was among several made by board members Monday night during the monthly meeting of the sewer district board. The discussion focused on the board establishing the fairest policy for the location of pump basins, a decision needed to complete the pre-engineering report. Ken Jones, president of Jones Petrie Rafinski, noted this is an important topic and a decision should not be made lightly. He suggested two options – accommodating the property owner within the property or a central location along the right of way.

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Tax Anticipation Warrant Bond Approved For $3.68 Million
September 17, 2020

NORTH WEBSTER — A tax anticipation warrant bond in the amount of $3.68 million for the Tippecanoe & Chapman Lakes Regional Sewer District was awarded to Crossroads Bank Monday evening, Sept. 14. The interest rate is 2%. The bond closing will be Oct. 1 and good through Oct. 1, 2022.

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How to Properly Abandon a Septic Tank or System?
July 6, 2020

An onsite septic system or any component thereof must be properly abandoned or removed when the useful life of the system or component has been exceeded or when it is to be abandoned. The property owner is responsible that it is done in compliance with the following:

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The Tippecanoe Chapman Lakes Regional Sewer District is committed to providing safe, high quality, cost-effective sanitary wastewater services to our community while maintaining a standard of excellence in environmental conservation.
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