Herald: DuPage County plans to eliminate another government entity

Sep. 12, 2017

Robert Sanchez, Daily Herald

DuPage County’s push for consolidation soon will mean the end of another local government entity.

County board members on Tuesday approved a plan to dissolve the Highland Hills Sanitary District and provide Lake Michigan water to customers served by the Lombard-area agency…The agreement paves the way for Highland Hills to be disbanded within 18 months, officials said.

“Once the water is flowing and the duties are successfully transferred, the county will begin the dissolution process of the Highland Hills district,” county board Chairman Dan Cronin said.

Cronin said Highland Hills residents will get higher-quality water and improved levels of service at a lower cost.

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