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From the May 18, 2016 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Marion County Commission decided to change its water disconnect policy, heard from the new interim county agent, approved to continue funding for the local VITA program at the current rate, heard from a citizen concerned about how zoning is affecting him, and renewed the county's insurance policy during its recent meeting.
   Water Disconnects: Officials asked County Manager Jason Tinsley to draft a revised policy for how water bills are handled after a local couple attended last week's Commission meeting and voiced frustration over the fact that their water was cut off in spite of the fact that they paid their bill on time and got no notice that their service would be terminated.
   Bill and Emily Addison told commissioners that their bill was paid on time and that their water was cut off. Mrs. Addison said that in addition to not receiving a warning, when she called ... The rest of the story.