Sewage pact eludes county, city planners
An agreement between the city of Decatur and the Adams County Regional Sewer District for the treatment of sewage collected by a yet-to-be-constructed rural sewer project continues to be elusive.
Members of the regional sewer board on Thursday evening debated for more than an hour the language contained in the latest version of the treatment agreement forwarded to them by the city and agreed more fine-tuning of the document was necessary to best protect the interests of both governmental bodies.
Negotiations between the city and regional sewer officials have been ongoing for months as the two parties attempt to reach a contract outlining fees for the collection, treatment, billing and maintenance services to be provided by the city of Decatur the regional district, which intends to serve to 255 rural customers in the outlying areas of Monmouth and Roe Acres, Bobo, Pleasant Mills and Arcadia Village.
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