4-B THE TAMPA TRIBUNE. Thursday, July i, 1976
"By MICHAEL LOESCHER Authority, which has been posed contract next week, the $25 million, plus inter.
Tribune Staff Writer struggling since last No- the authority could acquire est on the bonds the county
Svember to acquire the $25. and begin operating the sold to finance its' develop-
Squabling member go- inillion wellfield, agreed to wellfield and its 84-inch meant. In return Pasco
ernments of the West Coast meet in special session next pipeline located in Pasco Hillsborough and Pinellas
Regional Water Supply Au. week after Pinellas Water County by October. counties' and St. Peters
thority appeared to inch Director Pickens Talley of. burg. and Tampa would
closer yesterday to an feared to immediately sell tract neagree to buy water from
agreement to buy the Cy. the field. UNDER THE LATEST the authority.
"press Creek wellfield. If board members can Pinellas proposal, the au- Since November at-
SquaThe five members of the agree to terms in the ellfo- thority would agree to pay tempts purchase thc
ernments of the West Coast meet special session next pipeline located in Paso Hwellfield have stalled ba
Regional Water Supply Au week r Pinllas War CPascou County commis-
sioners who refused to
closer yesterday to an ere immediately sell agree to purchase water from
agreemefrt to buy the Cyom the field. UNDER THE ATEST the authority, a condi-
tion which Pinellas has said
is necessary before the sale
- could be completed.
SIONER Curtis Law, Pas-
co's representative on the
authority, yesterday greet-
ed the Pinellas offer with
caution but, at the urging
of authority attorney Louis
de la Parte Jr., agreed to
the special session next
"Any one person can
bring enough complications
to tie us up for another
year," De la Parte said.
S.."There are conditions here
that Pasco won't like.
There are conditions here
that I would rather not
have... But it's better to
own something imperfect
thanri to own nothing at all."
At the meeting next
week, authority members
will attempt to write a con-
tract agreeable to all and
then present it to the Pinel- ^
las County Commission for J
i their approval B