Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

September 27, 2013

TSUD is now accepting applications


CROSSVILLE — TSUD is accepting applications for an open commissioner position. The deadline for submissions is the next meeting, which will be held on Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.. Two names have been submitted thus far, Thomas Kuhn and Clyde Zonker.

In June, the board approved commissioner requirements that were initially proposed at the May meeting. The main requirement is that candidates must be members of the service area.

Exclusions include some of the following:

• Those who have been convicted of offering or giving a bribe, or of larceny, or any other offense declared infamous by law, unless restored to citizenship in the mode pointed out by law;

• Those against whom there is a judgment unpaid for any moneys received by them, in any official capacity, due to the United States, to Tennessee or any county in this state;

• Those who are defaulters to the treasury at the time of the election – the election of any such person shall be void;

• Soldiers, sailors, marines, or airmen in the regular army or navy or air force of the United States;

• Members of Congress, and persons holding any office of profit or trust under any foreign power, other state of the union or under the United States;

• Those who have served on the board of the the Lake Tansi POA in the last five years, or had any involvement with the development of Tansi Waste Management and/or Tansi Sewer Utility;

• Candidates may not be an employee or retiree of TSUD (which currently only applies to one person);

• Candidates must be at least 25 years old.

Average Daily Usage for August was 32,000 gallons. Maximum Daily Usage was 52,000 gallons.

There were no new updates regarding the status of the lawsuits, nor are there likely to be any updates until the details of the TWMI bankruptcy are worked out.