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Water project progresses

By Staff | May 12, 2010

According to Sistersville’s Water Board Chairman, Allan Maxwell, the contractor working on the water project is making good progress. “We have an excellent contractor,” he remarked.

The only issues they have run into so far has been locating the sewer line for Sistersville Elemenrary School, however, Maxwell informed the council they are planning to use camera equipment to hasten the search.

Maxwell also stated the delay on the tank end of the project was due to equipment tied up on another project. “We are hping to get started next week,” he reported.

Mayor Dave Fox suggested the appointment of Curtis Heinztman to the vacant seat on the council. Heintzman will represent the 1st Ward in the City of Sistersville.

The Council also approved the Mayor to sign an engineering agreement for the sewer project contingent upon the city attorney’s approval.

Additionally, the council voted to transfer $3,700 from Coal Severance to assist in getting the pool ready to open for the summer.

In recognition of National Law Enforcement week which is celebrated May 9-15, Fox openly thanked Chief of Police Dave Howell for his service to the community and asked that he pass his thanks along to the other officers.

The next regular meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 14 at the Sistersville City Building.