A Wauconda trustee on Tuesday expressed concern that Mayor Frank Bart had discussed the village's plans to obtain Lake Michigan drinking water with a representative from the agency that controls the supply, despite Bart's pledges to abstain from negotiations on the matter. "It was disturbing," Trustee Lincoln Knight said during Tuesday's village board meeting, referring to Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency member Terry Weppler's recent comments about a conversation he had with Bart. In response, Bart said he talked to Weppler about the proposal as part of a broader conversation. The conversation wasn't a negotiation, Bart said. Bart insisted he hasn't interfered in the village's talks with the agency, and he voiced strong support for the plan. Village officials could learn this summer if the water agency board will expand its membership to include Wauconda.
updated: 5/7/2014 4:59 PM
Water issue in Wauconda:
Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.
Success - request sent close
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.