HUNTSVILLE — A plan for the Town of Huntsville to absorb Scott County’s sewer system with its own has met a major stumbling block: Huntsville apparently does not want it.
The sewer system was on the agenda for Tuesday’s monthly work session of Scott County Commission’s Public Works Committee, though exactly what route would be chosen for the struggling sewer system’s future was unclear.
Commissioners gave a tentative approval to a proposal to turn the sewer system over to the town when they last met in August. However, that approval hinged on approval from Huntsville’s board of mayor and aldermen, as well as the state and USDA — which has a stake in the system because it provided federal funds for the county to finance the system.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.