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Water dues still at issue

Kyle Austin’s 12-plex apartment building was the center of the Moorcroft Council’s attention again last week with the property owner’s disregard of the most recent 30-day shut off notice and his subsequent reference to possible lawsuits over loss of revenue if the town proceeds.

The situation is that not all the units are recognized by the existing meters and the landlord, though paid by each tenant, has not fulfilled the connection of the remaining apartments, subsequently not paying on the water dues for every rental using the utility.

Moorcroft installed meters for each of the 12 units mont...