The latest Maumee Dearest by The Blade’s Kirk Walters.
Reasonable rates and a safe water supply will only be possible in the long-term with a single regional system.
County pledges to stay, avoiding tripled rates for city if suburbs leave.
It’s the suburban communities that are threatening to break with Toledo, so who’s the threat to regionalization?
Minimum charge lower in suburbs, and Sylvania doesn’t have one.
The citizen’s group would like more information on water rates before fully endorsing the proposal.
City Councilman Tyrone Riley wants an opinion on the matter other than the city’s law department.
The coalition’s members have been vocal critics of forming a Toledo Area Water Authority.
The more clarity the public has about how we might achieve regional water compromise, the better.
Mayor Kapszukiewicz is leading the way with a new proposal for regional water that will require compromise and cooperation.