State committee brings water-system meeting to WNC Ag Center, Thursday, Feb. 23

From the Metropolitan Sewerage/Water System Committee (full release)

TIME: Thursday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PLACE:Virginia C. Boone Mountain Heritage Building
WNC Ag Center (Fletcher, NC)
1301 Fanning Bridge Road Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 687-1414

The [Metropolitan Sewerage/Water System] Committee will be hearing comments about regional water and sewer issues involving increasing efficiencies in the delivery of services, realization of economies of scale through better planning, engineering and administration as well as the important role water and sewer has in Economic Development for our area. We will also accept comments regarding the public water system managed by the City of Asheville along the three publicly stated potential study outcomes:

1) The water system remains managed by the City of Asheville;

2) The creation of an independent regional water authority similar to MSD or

3) Merging the water system with MSD creating a regional authority. Please arrive 30 minutes before your time block to sign up to speak. Each speaker will be limited to 3 minutes.

Agenda schedule/speaking times
8:30-9 a.m. Sign up
9-10 a.m. Elected officials
10-noon City of Asheville residents
noon-1 p.m. break
1-3 p.m. Buncombe County residents
3-4 p.m. Henderson County residents
4-5 p.m. Business community

If you are unable to attend or have any questions concerning this meeting, please contact Lisa Kennedy (Committee Clerk) at 919-715-3017.


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