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  1. Mayor Rossetti Responds to Sewer Crisis

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    April 19, 2014 by wcobserver

    [WCObserver received this “Letter to the Editor” April 19, 2014. It was also  sent to the local newspaper and social media sites.] April 18, 2014 Waste Water Treatment Plant and Pipeline to Fayetteville Treatment Facilities On April 11 I received a phone call from Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).  This phone call was a verbal issuance of an Emergency Order of the Director to cease all unpermitted discharges into the West Fork of the White River.  Butch Bartholomew and Robert White, the engineer from McClelland Engineering, presented two solutions to ADEQ to solve the problem.  One was to control the flow

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  2. Public Forum #3 November Council Meeting

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    November 23, 2013 by wcobserver

    -By WCObserver staff- Time is set aside at each West Fork city council meeting for members of the public to address the council. The Observer has for the last several months, published portions of these public comments,  transcribed verbatim from the audio recording provided by the city clerk.

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  3. COMPTIME QUESTIONS GROW

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    October 14, 2013 by wcobserver

    -By Michele Allen Winkler- No comptime policy change was presented at the October West Fork City Council meeting.  During the previous month’s meeting Michael Bartholomew agreed to formulate a policy for handling overtime hours worked by city employees.  Additionally, he was to outline an approach to paying them for the time they have already earned.    Instead the complexity deepened to include not only the currently owed comptime/overtime procedure, but also a policy that is the same for all departments of the City and one that will define whether certain employees are considered supervisory and therefore excluded from comptime/overtime. CURRENTLY OWED OVERTIME: At the September 10, 2013 council meeting, Mr. Bartholmew, Water and Wastewater Supervisor and Streets and Utilities Superintendent asked for and the council approved $12,000 to pay at least 700 hours of overtime pay to David Jones who has resigned from the City. Paying the remaining accumulated overtime earned by employees from both the Water & Wastewater department and Streets & Utilities is made more complex by lack of clarity in the division of labor, source of payment and job descriptions of employees from both departments. Michael Bartholomew is the Superintendent of City Utilities and by an undated job …

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  4. ‘Ask Me No Questions … ‘

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    October 20, 2011 by wcobserver

    The Water Commission paid back a portion of the $25,000 bailout they received from the West Fork General Fund in May of this year. A photocopy of the $15,000 check was included in the councilmember’  packets just in case there were any doubters. The remaining $10,000 is to be paid back next month according to the person in charge of water and sewer, Michael “Butch” Bartholomew.

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