By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

City, County Clash Over Meter

Water Meter Size At Jail A Point Of Debate


While the building of the Valley County jail was finished three years ago, some kinks are still being cleared up.

The county commissioners were surprised at one point by the water/sewer rates and were looking for a way to lower the bill. But what ended up happening, created more of a mess for both the county and the city.

City officials said the building’s 3-inch meter was removed without proper approval, and the replacement meter was reduced in size in hopes for a smaller bill. The action went against city ordinance, which gives the city the right to supply and install a water meter. T...

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