Nothing goes between Saint-Sever and the Syndicat des Eaux du Marseillon et du Tursan. The 2 quarrel over the administration of supply of Marseillon, situated in Audignon. It has belonged to the union for thirty years, after having been offered in 1989 by the municipality. However this Friday, December 27, the municipal council determined to institute a lawsuit to get better the property. The commune estimates that for ten years, the union manages in a manner abuse water distribution in Saint-Sever.
Town of Saint-Sever was as soon as supply proprietor, and managed the water distribution for its inhabitants. In 1954, it agreed to make unused water accessible to different neighboring municipalities, by way of the newly created Inter-municipal Water Union. To simplify water administration, the municipality lastly determined in 1989 to promote the supply to the union for the symbolic franc. An project in change for respecting conventions between the municipality and the union, specifically on the value of water. From this date, a supplier-user relationship, alleged to be balanced, settles down: the municipality pays the union to eliminate water sources.
Relations degraded for the reason that 2000s
Besides that every little thing doesn’t go as deliberate, and relationships worsen throughout the 2000s. In line with Arnaud Tauzin, the present mayor of Saint-Sever, the state of affairs deteriorated from 2002, when the union requested the Saint-Séverins for a further contribution of 10 cents per cubic meter of water distributed, in an effort to finance the renovation of the water tower from the neighborhood. “In all, over 6 years, the union collected 600,000 euros, however the work was by no means carried out” explains Arnaud Tauzin, earlier than indicating that in 2008, the union gave a layer in rising the value of water.
Rebelote in 2018, the place the value will increase once more. However this time it's the drop of an excessive amount of for the municipality, which considers that the union didn’t respect the conventions established on the time of the sale of the supply, in 1989. “These information could also be sufficient to legally break the act of sale of 30 years in the past” in response to Arnaud Tauzin.
“Lies” for the union
For his or her half, the managers of the Syndicat des Eaux du Marseillon et du Tursan denounce “shameless lies”. In any case, the phrases utilized by Marcel Pruet, vice-president of the union, to qualify the accusations of the mayor of Saint-Sever. He interprets them as a technique for the following municipal elections, and regrets that he has not taken any steps to speak straight with the union.
Authorized motion to interrupt the 1989 sale
On November 19, elected municipal councilors, each majority and opposition, agreed to review the authorized options to the issue and permit legal professionals of the municipality to look at the file.
This Friday, November 27, throughout a second session of the municipal council, the elected officers determined to institute a lawsuit for break the sale of 1989, pay money for the supply, and regain management over water administration.
In line with the mayor of Saint-Sever, “If all that is profitable, the town will once more develop into the proprietor and as a substitute of shopping for water from the union, it would promote it water. There’s a time when all of it is a type of abuse, and our purpose is to revive justice between the union and the residents of Saint-Sever, who as we speak are injured “.