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Marion hires private company to
operate Water, Road Departments

From the March 21, 2018 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County Commission voted to hire a private company to operate the Water Department and Road Department, pledged to work with local scouts on a "Keep Marion County Clean" campaign, honored a former employee, changed to a new billing company for EMS, heard from a local resident who said she will be suing the county, and discussed various other items during its meeting on March 13.
   Commissioners voted unanimously to hire Clearwater Solutions to operate the Water & Road Departments at a cost of $925,000. They did so after listening to concerns by local resident Rick Waters, who was speaking on behalf of other concerned citizens ... The rest of the story.