(Toledo, OH) Toledo's mayor will talk his side of the equation tonight in a failed regional water authority.
The citizen group that opposes a regional water deal with the suburbs has invited Toledo's mayor to a town hall meeting tonight to explain the proposal he delivered that led to the downfall of a deal.
Protect Our Water opposes a regional water authority because the original idea gave up too much control, but the mayor countered with a proposal that would keep the Collins Park Water Treatment Plant in the hands of Toledo residents and give final say on any water rate hikes to Toledo City Council.
Suburban mayors have balked at the proposal and the Northwestern Water and Sewer District told Wood County commissioners last week the deal is as good as dead. The town hall meeting runs 6 to 7:30 tonight at the Sanger Branch Library.