Now we know why the Mayor wants to annex outlying areas....he needs a larger tax base before undertaking this project.
AlmostAmanda - the State of Tennessee is funded by a sales tax, which eliminates the 'social engineering' that is so prevalent at the federal level. So, the class warfare, hate the rich arguments are not applicable.
Anyone that makes this type of income in a given year must be "mission critical" or TVA is greatly mismanaged and has major room for cost reductions, hence rate reductions. So, if there is no delay in opening anticipated even though the project lead is terminated, then I must deduce that we have some awesome rate reductions coming.
Where is the accountability? The only data that needs to be worked to make sure it is "pristine" is data that has been manipulated.
If odor disqualifies a sewer system, what will one do with the city treatment facility? It seems there is a double standard, as usual, with government agencies exempt from the same rules applied to private business.