Royal council moves closer to relinquishing water system
Public hearing on proposal is set for April 12
March 16, 2023
The Royal City Council is still interested in turning control of the city's water system over to Iowa Lakes Regional Water. During the council meeting on March 8, CEO Brad Veit reviewed the proposed 28E agreement and answered questions from city officials.
If the city turns its water utility over to ILRW, they would assume responsibility for the entire system, including maintenance and upgrades to infrastructure. Local customers would be billed by ILRW rather than the city.
Mayor Josh Toft explained that the city has a contract with Central Tank Coatings to paint the water tower. Council me...