'Drop the whole thing'
No changes will be made to Royal’s water ordinance
October 26, 2023
As far as the Royal City Council is concerned, language in place designating Iowa Lakes Regional Water (ILRW) as the operator of the community’s water utility is all that is needed to govern the relationship.
During the Oct. 11 council meeting, Mayor Josh Toft said his discussions with ILRW CEO Brad Veit and City Attorney Jill Davis confirmed that Royal’s water ordinance does not have to be revised.
“We do not have to do anything,” he said.
Extensive amendments to Royal’s water ordinance were recommended in September by ILRW’s attorney. According to Toft, however, Veit feels the...