Update 2020-01-10: Not quite settled. Valdosta still has to agree to it.
These must be golden words indeed, to have been worth the hundreds of thousands of legal fees expended over them:
- In regards to water and sewer services:
The Parties’ current water and sewer service areas are delineated on the service area maps attached to the DCA Forms for water and sewer services approved herewith.
All existing intergovernmental agreements of the Parties regarding the provision of water and sewer services shall remain in effect.
Any request for an extraterritorial extension shall be negotiated by the requesting Party and the affected Party. Approval of the affected Party shall not be unreasonably withheld.
The wording is “based on trust,” said Commissioner Clay Griner. “Where’s the document?” responded Commissioner Mark Wisenbaker? “It’s on your ipad,” clarified Chair Bill Slaughter.
As the County Clerk proceeded to hand out paper copies, Griner elaborated:
And it’s all based on trust. It’s us trusting, the County Commission trusting the City Council, whichever municipality it is, to do the right thing. The city council has to trust the County Commission to do the right thing. And the citizens to trust all of us to sit down and do the right thing.
After the county didn’t put anything for the citizens to see on the county website about this Wednesday morning meeting until Continue reading