City enters into Intergovernmental Water Service Agreement with Polk

The city of Cedartown has entered into an Intergovernmental Water Service Agreement with Polk County. According to documents submitted to WGAA Radio by the city attorney, the agreement basically states that in the case of a primary water source failing to provide an adequate supply of water or if some interruption of service caused service to become insufficient, the city would use county water to replenish the supply and correct any problems. The agreement also creates a fixed rate that the city would purchase the water from the Polk County Water Authority. The contract stipulates a rate at $2.75 per 1,000 gallons of water from the county, with a minimum monthly usage of 750,000 gallons. The minimum monthly rate would then be locked in at $2,068.50.