Sewer issue swamps meeting

With some residents backing a sewer moratorium and city leaders preferring face-to-face talks, this week’s City Council meeting was flush with ideas on a topic that wasn’t even on the agenda.

Residents of the Wakefield and Wilson Heights subdivisions voiced their concerns about sewer installation in the city and the franchise agreement between the city and the privately owned Baldwin County Sewer Service.

Wakefield resident Dwain Kinard said the franchise agreement, which was enacted in 2004 and amended in 2008, seemed to cater to the interests of the sewer company more than the city

Sewer issue swamps meeting