Posted: April 09, 2021
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: WS041421-01

Agenda Item Title:

Appeal by DEVCOR, LLC of an Exception Request denial to allow HDPE water service in lieu of copper tubing from the main to the curb stop.

Origination Group:
City Council Working Session
Origination Meeting Date:
04/14/2021
City Council Hearing Date:
04/19/2021
Petitioner:
DEVCOR LLC, Bill Freytag
Staff Contact:
Dan Kools
Location:
Prairiefire Subdivision
Agenda Item Summary:
The applicant submitted an Exception Request to the Engineering Services office on March 29, 2021 to allow HDPE water service in lieu of copper tubing from the water main to the curb stop. The City of Rapid City Standard Specifications does not allow the use of HDPE water services in the right-of-way. See attached Exception Request for details. The Exception was subsequently denied on April 6, 2021. The applicant requested an appeal of the denial the same day. Public Works/Engineering Services recommends denial of the appeal. Please note that the Public Works Department has approved an Exception to the Standard Specifications to allow the use of 1” up to 2” HDPE water service pipe on private property, from the curb stop to the structure.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center

Recommendations:

Origination Recommendation Action:
Reject

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