EPWSA is responsible for upkeep of Eatonton's fire hydrants

Editor:

In October, I submitted a letter to the editor regarding the responsibility for the maintenance for the hydrants in the city of Eatonton. At that time, I stated that I felt that it should rest solely on the residents of the city. I made that judgment based on the information that I had at that time. It was in error.

On Nov. 30, I had a very cordial and informative meeting with Eatonton Mayor Walter Rocker Jr. I had the opportunity to read some very legal documents regarding some changes that were made several years ago. The documents stated that it is the responsibility of the Eatonton-Putnam Water and Sewer Authority to maintain all hydrants in the city of Eatonton. I am now convinced that EPSWA is in fact responsible for the upkeep of said hydrants. I stand corrected.

I want to thank Mayor Rocker for the opportunity to meet with him, and gain some knowledge on this topic.

James W. Spicer

Eatonton

This is just a sample of the hyper-focused on Eatonton and Putnam County letters you'll find every week in The Eatonton Messenger's print edition. For the savings and convenience of home delivery, sign up by calling Becky at 706-485-3501, ext. 813.

Rate this article: 
No votes yet
Breaking News: 
No