Rockwood residents still fired up over utility operation

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By Cindy Simpson

Customers fired questions about the Rockwood Water, Sewer and Gas Utility to Rockwood City Council, the utility’s sitting board, during its meeting last week.

Many focused their questions to Councilman Harold Ishman, who sat on the board that was recently eliminated.

One resident asked how the utility got into the situation it did — illegally borrowing gas funds to support the water department.

“When I was on the board back in 2005, at that time the gas department was not owed any money from the water department,” Ishman said.

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