LOCAL NEWS | On Tuesday, the Metro Utilities Board begrudgingly approved a three percent rate increase that will go into effect on July 1.
The loan will address infiltration and inflow correction within the sewer collection system and has a 20-year term at 1.03 percent interest.
A new medium to high density zoning ordinance, a rezoning request from Brown-Forman, as well as a third reading of the ground mounted solar zoning regulations are all on the agenda for Monday’s Metro Council meeting.
The Metro Utilities Department received their audit report on Tuesday. In short, they passed although the auditor did have two findings.
Nearly half the county woke up either without water and/or under a boil notice on Friday morning. Metro Utilities say it could take up to 48 hours to fully resolve the issue.
Since December bills did not go out on time, Metro Utilities Department (MUD) will waive December late fees as long as those payments are received prior to December 30.
The MUD offices will be closed on November 26-27 for Thanksgiving. To avoid lock off, customers should make past due payments prior to 4 p.m. on Wednesday.
On Monday, the Metro Council voted unanimously to move forward with a $2.5 million sewer system rehab project.
Now that customers have had a chance to get used to the new water bill due dates, disconnects for past due bill will resume this month.
Based on Governor Bill Lee’s Stay at Home order, the Metro Utilities Department (MUD) is updating their operating procedures, again. Drive thru payments now closed.