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As early as 1956, the State of Wisconsin Board of Health notified the residents of Highwood Estates, Hickory Hills Estates and
In 1967, the district was little more than a pipe dream for a few citizens, including Bill Cunningham, around
For the next three years, Bill continued to work for a system that would cure the water pollution woes of
Bill Cunningham served as a Board member of the C.K.S.D. since its beginning and became Board President in 1976 and held that position until his retirement in 2003. On July 17, 2003, the C.K.S.D. held a dedication for Bill and to honor his service they named the
Because the C.K.S.D. was being started from scratch, they had to set up an office during construction. Pat Mair was hired and started with the C.K.S.D. in May of 1972. Pat’s main duties during the construction were to set up the accounts, pay bills and take minutes at the meetings. Since the C.K.S.D. did not have any office space at the beginning, they rented space at the Town of
On April 1, 1973, Jerry Miles began his employment with the C.K.S.D. as Superintendent. Jerry overseen the daily operations of the C.K.S.D., with four employees under him.
In 1971 when the C.K.S.D. was formed, a “Contract Creating a Commission and Providing a Plan for the Administration of Said Commission” was signed by all four town sanitary districts. In 2004, the C.K.S.D. started to look at this contract and decided that it was very outdated. During part of 2004 and 2005, the C.K.S.D. worked to update this contract. The result was the new C.K.S.D. Operating Agreement, which took effect March 22, 2005. During the time that the C.K.S.D. was working on this update, Fulton Sanitary District No. 2 was installing a sewer system in the Indianford area.
Harold Traynor, representative of the Town of
The C.K.S.D. now has 224,451 feet of sewer that they maintain, 22 lift stations and three 6-million gallon aerated lagoons which serve as their treatment process.
Albion Sanitary District No. 4 attached to C.K.S.D. effective January 1, 2010.
The C.K.S.D. is currently involved in a Pumping Station Rehabilitation Project. The wastewater treatment plant and collection system has been in operation since 1973. The system has basically been operating with the original equipment that was installed in 1973. The C.K.S.D. now finds itself in a situation that repairs for current equipment can not be made. Companies are no longer making parts for a lot of the equipment. C.K.S.D. has hired the engineering firm of Strand Associates, Inc. to provide the C.K.S.D. with a design report for the rehabilitation of the pumping stations.
On December 2, 2009 the Administrative Building was re-named to include long time employee, Jerry Miles. Jerry served as Superintendent for 37 years. He was associated with the C.K.S.D. longer than any other person and was instrumental in the success of the district over all those years. Jerry has now retired, with his last working day with the district being December 31, 2009. The district thanks Jerry for his 37 years! He has been a very dedicated and hard working employee of the district. Jerry will be missed by us all!
On December 1, 2011 the C.K.S.D. dedicated their entrance to their facilities "Lichtfuss Way" at a dedication held for Kathleen Lichtfuss on December 1, 2011. Kathleen served as a Commissioner on the Board for over twenty years and served as the President of the Board for over eight of those years. Kathleen will retire as of December 31, 2011.
The C.K.S.D. Board consists of a five member Board; including representatives of the Town of