Articles in Pioneer
Although a local water district held nominations for two board of directors seats on Thursday, customers know the nominees for only one.
A day ahead of a nomination meeting for a local water district’s board of directors, a board member whose seat is up for re-election told The Journal he would continue serving if customers support him but will “be fine” if his seat goes to someone else.
Without ruling on a request for a local water district to stop construction of a multi-million-dollar water treatment plant, a judge set a trial date of Aug. 28 to hear arguments over whether or not the plant is legal.
Pioneer Rural Water District filed a complaint Wednesday claiming Oconee County, the cities of Seneca and Westminster and the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority “are unlawfully attempting to prevent” Pioneer from building a proposed $19 million water treatment plant.
Oconee County’s administrator says his words were purposely used out of context by Pioneer Rural Water District’s top official to dupe customers into believing he supports the district’s $19 million water treatment plant project.