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New water tower plans on hold

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Mayor says City wasn’t awarded grant because rates for water, sewer not high enough.

By James Roberts

Plans to build a new water tower are temporarily on hold.

During Campbellsville City Council's regular meeting Monday, Mayor Tony Young told Council members that the city will not receive the $1 million state Community Development Block Grant it had applied for. And the reason why left Young and a few council members upset.

"[Department for Local Government Commissioner Tony Wilder] told me we're not going to get it. He said our water rates were too low," Young said.


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