Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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March 17, 2010

Q's and A's from Tansi sewer hearing

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Q. What will the monthly bill be?

A. $35 per month in the beginning.

Q. Is this project premature since the system for POA amenities is not even proven it will work?

A. Proponents for TSUD say that there is a liability protection with the transfer of the private system to the public system and that creating a sewer district to service the Lake Tansi area proper is no longer an option.

Q. When will TSUD expand to the next area (Phase II)?

A. A lot depends on funding and how quick the plant goes on line.

Q. What will the charge be for Hiawatha E and Hiawatha W?

A. Hiawatha E and W are doing their own infracstructure, and will pay connect fees of $190,000.

Q. What is the cost of Phase I?

A. $5 million.

Q. Will owners of property where lines pass be required to pay the hookup fee when a house does not exist on that property?

A. At this time there is no plan to require a property owner with no home in existence on the lot to pay the hookup fee. State law allows for the $35 per month fee to be charged but there is no plan to do so at this time.

Q. Will all home owners have to hookup?

A. There was some lengthy discussion about this and the best guess answer for this reporter is that state law allows mandatory participation of a line passes in front of the property, regardless of whether the current septic system is in good working order or not.

It appears that TSUD promoters were leaning toward a mandatory $35 monthly fee if the line passes your property, but if your septic system is in good working order, the $6,500 (or whatever number is decided) hookup fee will not be assessed until actual hookup.

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  • Rec direc.JPG Tansi welcomes Medley as recreation director

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  • toodle 2.JPG Tansi bids a bittersweet farewell to Brenda Toodle

    Brenda Toodle has made quite an impact on Lake Tansi in her nearly two decades of being a resident. Before her move back to Michigan, her many friends held a farewell reception on May 28 at the Thunderbird to send their best wishes with her.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tansi launches Operation Safe Community

    You may have heard that a neighborhood watch group is being established again in Tansi. After a recent break-in in our neighborhood, my wife, Paula, talked with Lt. Gary Howard of the Sheriff’s Department to see what we, as a neighborhood, could do to minimize crime in Tansi.

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  • Lake Tansi Golf Club honored for support of veterans

    Naval Master Chief Dennis Sassenger II, stationed in Hawaii, visited his father, our own Dennis Sassenger, in Lake Tansi. He was so impressed with the way he was treated as a guest and veteran at the golf course that he returned home and started the process of thanking us for the welcome and support he received.

    June 25, 2014

  • Lake Tansi celebrates Memorial Day in a big way

    Memorial Day is a time to reflect upon those of our fallen troops who gave their lives to preserve America’s values and freedoms. To those soldiers and their families we give our greatest admirations and deepest appreciation. Knowing what Memorial Day is about gives reason to pause, to pray and to share in those hard won freedoms with family and friends.

    June 25, 2014

  • Swim 1.JPG Never too soon to start water safety lessons

    Lake Tansi would like to encourage everyone who enjoys the water to play safely. Lake Tansi has such wonderful amenities, including the lake and pools, but playing it safe is better than not playing at all.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pan 1.JPG On the Hook with the Pan Fish Club

    Hook, line and sinker, the Lake Tansi Pan Fish Anglers Club has enjoyed the first half of its fishing season.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • The Mike Steinmann/Salvation Army Golf Tournament set for July 26

    The seventh annual Mike Steinmann/Salvation Army Golf Tournament is set for this year on Saturday, July 26 at the Lake Tansi Golf Course.

    June 25, 2014

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