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Cumberland Plateau Water Authority Elects Officers In First Meeting

The Cumberland Plateau Water Authority appointed its officers during its first-ever meeting at Cumberland Mountain State Park Tuesday night. County Appointee Greg Hanson was elected as chair. He was not present for the meeting and attended via phone. County Appointee Sean Stephens was elected as vice-chair. City Appointee Kevin Chamberlin was appointed as Secretary. He said he saw the meeting ... Read More »

Cumberland Plateau Water Authority Members Appointed By County And Crossville

All seven members of the Cumberland Plateau Water Authority have been appointed. The Cumberland County Commission approved four members that include Greg Hanson, Thom Hassler, Missy Sliger and Sean Stephens. Mayor Allen Foster said he nominated members that represent a wide range of professions. “Bookkeepers and developers and things like that,” Foster said. “We have construction people. Just wanted a ... Read More »

Membership The Next Phase Of Forming New Cumberland Water Authority

Now that the Cumberland County Commission has approved a county-wide water authority, work begins on membership. The legislature approved the idea as a way to address long term water needs. Mayor Allen Foster said utility boards within the county will have the first opportunity to join. “Now we just go and talk to them and see if and how they ... Read More »

Foster: Cumberland Plateau Water Authority A Vision For Future Water

A private act has been approved for General Assembly consideration that would lay the groundwork for a new Cumberland County water authority board. Mayor Allen Foster said the Cumberland Plateau Water Authority’s goal is to create a water source for the future by merging several water utilities. “It could be creating a lake. It could be raising a dam,” Foster ... Read More »