Water bill readings have 'disappeared' in Neponset

Aug 26, 2009 Full story: Bureau County Republican 76

Where oh where have the water bill readings gone? Village Trustee Wayne Gerrond told the village board the readings for the June/July water bills “disappeared.” Trustee Tom Weeks questioned how the readings could get lost? Marcus Chapman, village employee, told the board he dropped off the readings as usual in the old city clerk drop ...

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Marion, IL

#1 Sep 3, 2009
i believe the water company is shady that chapman is rude also
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United States

#2 Sep 8, 2009
what watr readings they have not read them since truman was president also the water is so contaminated you glow in the dark
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#3 Sep 8, 2009
the whole town is crooked they do whatever they want whether its legal or not
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Phillipsburg, NJ

#4 Sep 9, 2009
since truman? thats a long time ago

United States

#5 Sep 9, 2009
yeah but almost that long
neponset no help

United States

#6 Sep 9, 2009
i agree chapman is very rude, try to get anything done in this town is bad also,hard to find the right person for the job that needs to be done.only people that get anything done is friends of chapmans. so i guess you have to kiss ass to get things done. water is no good and we pay lots of money for it more then any other town.ive payed taxes in this town for yrs and never got anything in return for it.

Brogue, PA

#7 Sep 13, 2009
i dont have the money for water bill. i hope they dont shut me off or i will be thirsty and dirty.
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United States

#8 Sep 14, 2009
we need honest people on the board not people who overlook their freinds and focus on the poor and

the ones who did not inherit their homes who actually had to work for what they have
free bee

Brookfield, IL

#9 Sep 14, 2009
i inherited my home and i never get a water bill. never have and i cant figure out why they havent caught on yet. its kinda nice

United States

#10 Sep 14, 2009
do you live here and just who on the board are you related to
free bee

Roswell, GA

#11 Sep 14, 2009
yes i live here and of course i got a relative on the board. maybe thats why. its who you know.

United States

#12 Sep 16, 2009
this town is junk

United States

#13 Sep 17, 2009
they were so worried about the palmer house being a hazard what about the old post office its about to fall down hope one of you board members is around when that happens and not an innocent one

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#14 Sep 27, 2009
we need tim back in so we can get more of these trashy homes knocked down.
trailer trash and company

Marion, IL

#15 Nov 4, 2009
WOW!!! The water bills are the highest in the state of Illinois.( I checked) Why,do we pay so much for water that you can't drink, or cook with, or give your animals unless you want a dog that glows in the dark. Now it seems that people can't even hang onto the paperwork to rip us off with. Maybe the newest scam wasn't worked out yet!!! Check with the dump site outside of town, new germs maybe coming to you by way of old pipes. Don't worry about the houses, worry about your children's health!!!!

United States

#16 Jan 1, 2010
tim was the reason the water bills are so high .to busy partying and schmoozing in Springfield.There was a very good reason why he lost the election.The town has went to shit the last ten years.I graduated from Neponset and I lived in town four years.I hated it.Chapman is a joke for water commissioner.He was more concerned with working in Annawan on the ethanol plant.The sewer systems a joke.Some lines are 13 feet deep.The mentality in Neponset is the good 'ol boys.Ignorance is truly bliss . The problem is going to be there for awhile.

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#17 Jan 1, 2010
how can they be that deep. that means our sewage is going nowhere but right back into the homes r u sure?

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#18 Jan 1, 2010
yeah,and there never was a real plan on getting it laid out on the town.The day they were going to cut my drop in the guys asked if I wanted to cut in in front of the house or across the back.No real engineering.I also know that Neponset was asked by someone from Sheffield to to do sewer systems together which would have made the water bills half what they are now.But that did'nt get any traction because that was the Tim era. Pretty hard to lose an election if nobody else runs.

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#19 Jan 2, 2010
trailer trash and company

West Des Moines, IA

#20 Jan 3, 2010
Yet the city council wants to b*tch about trailers moved in and rented. You would wonder why they care, they don't care about your high bills, or your health. FIX OUR WATER PROBLEMS, START WITH THE BILLS!!!!!!!!!!

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