New Sewer District Wants To Be Fair To All Freeholders
“I don’t think it is right to put (the cost) on individual property owners,” stated Ed Ormsby, board member of the Tippecanoe & Chapman Lakes Regional Sewer District. “The folks who don’t have a lot of money it puts a big burden on them.” Ormsby’s comment was among several made by board members Monday night during the monthly meeting of the sewer district board. The discussion focused on the board establishing the fairest policy for the location of pump basins, a decision needed to complete the pre-engineering report. Ken Jones, president of Jones Petrie Rafinski, noted this is an important topic and a decision should not be made lightly. He suggested two options – accommodating the property owner within the property or a central location along the right of way.
October 13, 2020