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Published: February 25, 2020


THE LAWRENCEBURG UTILITY SYSTEM BOARD OF DIRECTORS HELD ITS REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING ON MONDAY EVENING.  FOLLOWING A ROUTINE DISCUSSION OF FINANCIALS AND USAGE FOR THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS, SYSTEM MANAGER VIC PUSSER PRESENTED AN OVERVIEW OF RECOVERY EFFORTS FOLLOWING THE STORMS THAT OCCURRED EARLIER THIS MONTH.  ACCORDING TO PUSSER, LUS CREWS WERE IN THE FIELD FOR NINETY-SIX STRAIGHT HOURS FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING, THROUGH SUNDAY; WITH  INDIVIDUAL CREWS WORKING SIXTEEN HOUR SHIFTS.  ADDITIONAL MANPOWER AND EQUIPMENT WAS BROUGHT IN FROM PULASKI AND COLUMBIA.  LUS CREWS ALSO RESPONDED TO A SECOND STORM THE FOLLOWING WEEK IN SOUTHERN LAWRENCE COUNTY.

IN OTHER BUSINESS, PUSSER REPORTED THE SYSTEM HAS INSTALLED NINETY-FIVE HUNDRED A-M-I METERS WHICH COVER APPROXIMATELY FIFTY PERCENT OF THE LUS SERVICE AREA.  HE UPDATED THE BOARD ON VARIOUS PROJECTS INCLUDING UTILITY SERVICE FOR THE NEW COLLEGE AND THE NEW HOTEL UNDER CONSTRUCTION ALONG US-43 NORTH OF DOWNTOWN LAWRENCEBURG.  PUSSER ALSO REPORTED A SLIGHT REDUCTION IN TVA’S FUEL ADJUSTMENT CHARGE WHICH WILL HAVE MINIMAL EFFECT ON AVERAGE CUSTOMER UTILITY BILLS IN MARCH..

THE NEXT LUS BOARD MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 26 AT 5:00 PM