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Chelsea Middle School basketball team

Leah Ingram Eagle

The agreement will become effective as soon as it is signed and comes with a 10-year term, with both parties having the option to renew at the end. Read more

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On Jan. 18, the city issued a press release announcing their plans to put the 10-year sewer system agreement to a vote at the council meeting. Read more

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Inverness sewer meeting 7-31-18 (1)

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Several residents said they believe a sewer rate increase is indeed needed. Read more

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Inverness sewer plant McGraw

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The City of Hoover tonight is holding a second public meeting to discuss potential rate increases and long-term needs for the city’s sewer system. Read more

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Chelsea Council votes to purchase sewer system

Sydney Cromwell

The council voted unanimously in favor of the resolution, which will allow an appraisal and an offer by the city for the sewer system, currently managed by Shelby Ridge Utility Systems. Read more

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At the July 10 Chelsea City Council meeting, the council will consider a resolution to allow the mayor to make an offer to purchase the sewer system that is in city limits. Read more

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Inverness sewer plant 5

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The meeting is scheduled for Thursday night at the Riverchase Country Club. Read more

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Hoover City Council 5-21-18

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The City Council is considering the pros and cons of a variety of tax increases and whether or not to charge residents for garbage pickup. Read more

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Erica Techo

The Chelsea High School show choir also performed during the meeting. Read more

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Erica Techo

The city also considered a resolution regarding the Childersburg Work Release Center and had presentations from the CHHS SGA and a local chapter of Sons of the American Revolution. Read more

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Erica Techo

The Governmental Utilities Services Corporation, or GUSC, was formally approved by the Chelsea City Council. The Commission's approval allows it to operate in unincorporated Shelby County. Read more

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Erica Techo

Chelsea residents formerly signed a petition expressing their concerns regarding rate increases over the years. Read more

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A group of Chelsea residents attended the July 25 Shelby County Commission meeting to ask the commission for help combating steadily increasing sewer rates. Read more

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Erica Techo

Community members signed a petition asking the commission to hold a meeting with Double Oak Water Reclamation and the new Chelsea mayor, after they are elected. Read more

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This article isn’t meant for general consumption, as many will find it tedious. However, for about 4,000 North Shelby residences served by the SouthWest Water Company, there are things I think you should know. Read more

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0212 sewer meeting

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Residents served by the North Shelby Wastewater Treatment Plant learned recently that assistance with spiking sewer bills might be difficult to attain. Read more

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