Kane sewage system sale moves another step closer

Staff Writer

The sale of the Kane sewage system to Pennsylvania American Water has moved a step closer.
The Kane Borough Sewer Authority acted Tuesday to back an updated “assets purchase agreement” to sell the sewage system to Pennsylvania American Water for $17,560,000.
Board members Dave Peterson, Howard Kane and Frank Wojcik voted in favor of the action.
Board member Dave Westerburg abstained from voting. He explained that his abstention should be viewed “more as a deferral” and not as a negative vote. He became a member of the authority in March and is not familiar with all past discussions linked with the proposed sale.
The fifth seat on the authority is vacant.
In separate actions, the Kane Borough Council and the Wetmore Township Board of Supervisors are expected to also endorse the latest agreement. Both governing bodies may hold special meetings to back the pact.
Pennsylvania American is seeking speedy final action on the updated agreement.