Last updated: March 14. 2014 5:20PM - 1237 Views
By - nsizemore@civitasmedia.com

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An elderly Lynch resident, Lorene Clark, attended a recent meeting of the Lynch City Council asking the city for help in restoring sewage services to her rental property on First Street after work was done by Akins Excavating and Leo Miller and Associates. The rental property is being occupied by Renee Melton.

“I talked to Paul Miller this week and he was supposed to be here this week to dig it up and fix it,” said maintenance supervisor Chris Adams.

Mayor Johnny Adams said someone has to be responsible and repair the problem of raw sewage spilling out onto the ground.

Clark showed the council a stack of bills she has incurred trying to correct the sewage problem.

Chris Adams said he had talked to Paul Miller (with Leo Miller and Associates) and he told him “they will be responsible for everything and make it right.”

Attempts to contact Paul Miller for a comment were unsuccessful.

*Permission was approved for a Little League seventh and eighth grade baseball team roadblock in the city on March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on KY 160;

*Adams recommended Lynch merge with Benham for sewer services and Benham merge with Lynch for their water services;

*Approved the purchase of a $50 advertisement for the city from a local media outlet;

*Approved changing city clerk’s hours to four 10 hour shifts for a trial period of one month beginning March 17. Hours will be Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

*Council went into executive session per KRS 61.810 (1) (c) and returned with no action taken.

Nola Sizemore may be reached at 606-573-4510, ext. 115, or on Twitter @Nola_hde

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