Utilities Committee balks at spending $520K for sewer expansions
Members of the Quincy Utilities Committee spent the majority of Thursday's meeting discussing three proposals related to the city's sewer system, two of which could cost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars to complete.
Utility Committee says neighborhood residents must pay $10,000 fee for sewer expansion
The Quincy Utilities Committee last month balked at spending $520,000 on two expansions of the city's sewer system. At this month's meeting, city leaders were slightly more receptive to the idea as long as homeowners helped offset the cost.
Why Alabama balks at early voting
"It kind of does for voting what online retailers have done to Black Friday," he said. "It spreads out the crowd and there can be a more efficient deployment of resources."
Woodlands Township board balks at 20% homestead exemption
Monique Sharp, assistant general manager for finance and administration, presented extensive information about the township's financials, including how it is funded, tax rates and how a homestead exemption would affect the township's bottom line. According to information from the township, the board's effort to continue lowering taxes is more effective than a 20 percent homestead exemption. According to Sharp's data, a 5 percent exemption would result…
Mariners Top The Dodgers 5-4 In 10 Innings On A Balk
Seattle led 4-1 entering the eighth inning, but Justin Turner, Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy all hit solo home runs to force extra innings.
Commenters balk at SAPD's advice to trick-or-treat 'in your own neighborhood'
Several Facebook commenters are balking at a Halloween safety tip shared by the San Antonio Police Department advising residents to keep their little trick-or-treaters in their own neighborhood.
Over Half of California Nursing Homes Balk at Stricter Staffing Rules
More than half of California’s nursing homes are asking to be exempted from new state regulations that would require them to spend more time directly caring for their patients. The state’s new staffing requirements for nursing homes, quietly passed in last year’s budget bill, seem universally unpopular. Patient advocates say the new regulations don’t go …
California Balks at Applied Underwriters Sale, Questions Subsidiary's Move to New Mexico
The California Department of Insurance has denied an application for approval of the sale of California Insurance Co., a subsidiary of Applied
Guest Commentary: Denver’s 20-year-plan will solve congestion if drivers don’t balk
The necessary changes will certainly trigger furious resistance. That’s why I’d like to ask people who drive to envision a future with fewer cars on the road — and know that it’s realistic.…
Test septic tanks before getting sewer
Conduct a careful study of the number of failing systems.
Crematorium, Sewer Top Town Meeting Warrant
Harwich Town Meeting begins Monday, May 7. BENJAMIN THOMPSON PHOTO HARWICH — The 69-article annual town meeting warrant is expected to ignite some fireworks on Monday night with such controversial topics as funding for a pet crematorium and sewer infrastructure in East Harwich There are other topics that certainly will draw debate, including using a $1 million grant to offset the cost of the Saquatucket Harbor…
Should Hallsville sell its sewer system? Voters will weigh in Tuesday
Voters are being asked: "Shall the wastewater (sewer) utility owned by the City of Hallsville, Missouri be sold?"
RCS board committee: How best to spend $5 million?
Committee spends two hours Wednesday talking about possible projects that could be paid for with a new bond issue.
Council to spend $250K to get legal advice on a possible city utility
It wasn’t a unanimous decision, but City Council on Monday night voted to approve an agreement for about a quarter of a million dollars to hire a
Sewer district: Sunday's storm a 50
The Cincinnati Metropolitan Sewer District is estimating Sunday's heavy rain as a 50- to 100-year storm.
Budget committee reviews proposed FY 20 school spending proposal
Edgecomb residents are likely to see a hefty increase in the next year’s school budget. The school committee is recommending a $3,172,191 budget which reflects a 10.9 percent increase. Edgecomb school officials explained their proposed FY20 school...
Sewer work raises questions in Dolgeville
DOLGEVILLE — A Dolgeville woman is claiming her home sustained water damage after the village began cleaning and evaluating its sanitary sewer
Why There's Been A Recent Uptick In Sewer Discharges In GSO
Despite the recent uptick in discharges, the city says it's still on track to have fewer spills than last year.
Barr threatens not to testify before House committee
Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Sunday threatened to issue a subpoena to compel Attorney General William Barr to appear before his House panel after Barr reportedly balked over how he would be questioned. &…
Huntsville finalizes 20% sewer rate increase
HUNTSVILLE — The mayor and board of aldermen here finalized a 20 percent rate hike for sewer customers Thursday afternoon. After a public hearing with no one present, the board voted 4-0 with alder…
Initial OK given to 20% sewer rate hike
HUNTSVILLE — The only action taken in a special called meeting of County Commission here Monday evening was a 10-0 vote for adjournment. The meeting had been called to vote on the transfer of the e…