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A. Lee Graham

Reporter

 

Fort Worth water and wastewater customers can offer feedback when the city’s water utility task force meets on Tuesday Sept. 24.

 

The task force, appointed by the City Council in March, is studying potential public-private partnership opportunities for operating the utility. It has met four times since early April, with two more meetings planned before it forwards a recommendation to the council.

 

Those interested in attending the Tuesday meeting can expect a 6 p.m. open house featuring informational displays in the area outside the council chambers at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

 

Then at 7 p.m., the event moves into the council chambers, where the public can provide comments after a brief presentation.

 

At the open house, the public can learn about the four public-private partnership options under consideration, as well as an overview of the task force’s mission from the

Speakers will be asked to limit remarks to three minutes. Written comments also may be submitted either that evening or via email at WTR_Study@fortworthtexas.gov

 

All task force meetings are open to the public, and information from all meetings is available at http://fortworthtexas.gov/water/info/default.aspx?id=109382

 

lgraham@bizpress.net

 

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