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 east end sewer system from the county to the Town of Huntsville, but immediately after Mayor Jeff Tibbals called the meeting to order, he announced that that matter would, instead, be considered at the next regularly scheduled meeting on Nov. 18.

Tibbals explained that some commissioners had requested more time to study the joint resolution, which was approved by Huntsville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen last Thursday.

In a related development, during the monthly work session, the commission’s Public Works Committee voted to approve a 20% rate hike for county sewer customers, in an effort to come into compliance with a state mandated doubling of existing sewer service charges over a three-year period.

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