"It's [the study money] not an inappropriate amount of money to spend on a plant that could cost between $10 [million] and $20 million."
When asked if the project could be done in house, Deyoe said it would be an unreasonable cost to Bethlehem if the town had to retain a number of specialized engineers and technicians that would only be used once in a while.
"It's in the town's interest to hire out," said Deyoe.
"We're better suited to manage projects, not do specialty work."
The study is a part of two-phase project.
Cunningham announced at the end of the meeting that the town has brought three of 10 pump stations slated for renovation are now "on line." ""