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City water customers get flushed to county
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McMinnville is saying farewell to 101 water customers and hello to $101,000.The measure to transfer those customers from the city’s Water Department to Warren County Utility District passed unanimously by Mayor Jimmy Haley, Vice Mayor Ben Newman, and Aldermen Ryle Chastain, Mike Neal, and Steve Harvey. Alderman Everett Brock was absent and Alderman Jimmy Bonner temporarily left the room and missed the vote.“How did we come up with $1,000 per active customer,” said Neal. “How do we know that’s a fair market value per meter?