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  1. WF Ordinance 441, Full Text

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    November 28, 2014 by Steve Winkler

    This is the full text of Ordinance No. 441 passed by the West Fork City Council on November 24, 2014 at West Fork Fire Department.

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  2. Water Losses Hit Lowest Level in Three Years

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    August 21, 2011 by wcobserver

    Unaccounted water losses continued to decline for the fourth month in a row, falling to their lowest levels in three years.

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  3. Water, Part 1

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    August 5, 2011 by wcobserver

    We were fortunate to have water on this piece of land. A reliable supply of water has always determined whether people could live in any given place so Ozark properties with springs and good hand dug wells turned into valuable homesteads.

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  4. Water Losses Decline Third Straight Month

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    August 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    Water losses continued to decline for the third month in a row, raising hopes that the worst of the water losses that has plagued the City of West Fork for a number of years may be under control.

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  5. Water Commission Appoints Two

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    July 16, 2011 by wcobserver

    The West Fork Water and Wastewater Commission made inroads June 28 to beef up the number of its commission members, appointing two new members and leaving the door open for an additional appointment at a later date.

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  6. Guarded Optimism

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    July 15, 2011 by wcobserver

    The West Fork Water Department’s woes won’t end with a hike in water rates. The depth and breadth of the problems in that department will require many months, perhaps years, to sort out and return the city utility to solvency and accountability. The people who attended the June 14 public hearing regarding the rate increase didn’t get much in the way of a plan to rectify the department’s problems, which aren’t limited to financial insolvency. The financial problems are coupled with insufficient accountability and lack of transparency in the Water Department. Add to that questions concerning the legality of transferred funds by City Treasurer/Water Department Secretary Kristie Drymon, wife of Councilmember Rodney Drymon. The “go forward plan” presented by the Water Department was mostly a list of actions that have been and/or should have been in practice all along. New on the list, however, was an agreement to increase the number of Commission members from three to five. Good idea. It probably wouldn’t hurt to reduce the length of terms for commission members from eight years, but that wasn’t mentioned. As word circulated in the community that there were openings on the Water Commission nine citizens came forward and offered …

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  7. Swimmin’ Hole Riches

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    July 15, 2011 by wcobserver

    Here in these old eroded Ozark Mountains, rains have for millions of years percolated down through the layers of sandstone, shale and limestone, carving hollers and valleys where run our creeks and rivers.

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