A view of the Snootli watershed, the source of drinking water for the Hagensborg Water District (Michael Wigle photo)

Hagensborg Water District ratepayers vote to dissolve district

In a close vote of 68 to 63, ratepayers have chosen to dissolve the water district

The ratepayers of the Hagensborg Water District have voted to dissolve the district. In a close vote, 68 ratepayers voted in favour of dissolution while 63 voted against it. A total of 221 ballots were sent out of which 133 were returned. Two were spoilt.

The Trustees urged ratepayers to vote yes, stating that grant funds to the tune of $3.8M would only be accessible if the district was to dissolve and convert to the Central Coast Regional District.

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