HUNTSVILLE — “They say we’re moving in the right direction.”

That was what Scott County Mayor Jeff Tibbals had to say Monday evening about the state board’s reaction to his plan to avoid a 99% hike in sewer service bills over the next three years.

County Commission voted to approve a joint resolution turning over the east end sewer system to the Town of Huntsville, and then approved a 20% rate hike for the remaining county sewer system’s customers.

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