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Township board opts to pay plumbing bill


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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Given that the township would likely be found responsible if the issue were contested, the Ironwood Township Board of Trustees voted Monday to pay the plumbing bill for a Jackson Road residence after sewage backed up into the property’s basement.

The $262 bill came after the property owners called a plumber about the sewage backup and it was ultimately determined that the issue was with the township sewer line rather than the pipes the homeowner is responsible for.

“I think we should pay it, yes. It’s not the homeowner’s respon...

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