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Elmer Council OKs search for sewer plant funding


Elmer City’s council approved a resolution Feb. 21 allowing the city to apply for funding to build its own wastewater treatment facility.

There was no discussion of the resolution before the vote at the council meeting.

There has been bad blood between Elmer City and Coulee Dam regarding their shared sewage treatment plant and Coulee Dam’s process for building a new one that Elmer City representatives have felt left out of, feel overcharged for, and that they say violates a 50-year contract from 1975 between the two cities.

“It has been well documented and discussed why Elmer City...

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