Riley County Commissioners finalized a resolution Monday finding the Keats Sewer Project is still feasible, on a 2-1 vote.
The vote follows the board’s November 16 public hearing, where many Keats residents protested the increased cost estimates of 13 to 18 percent, saying it would create an unnecessary financial burden.
The county has left the door open to re-evaluate their decision early next year as it awaits word on grant funding from the USDA. A decision on funding is expected by June.
Commissioner John Ford was the lone commissioner to oppose the project’s feasibility.