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Elkhart Board of Public Works puts pressure on Ontwa Township

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It's been a three year battle in Elkhart and it's heating up... the battle between the Board of Public Works and Ontwa Township in Michigan.
Public works gave the township until June 19th to fix a sewer that collapsed due to discharge back in December 2011.   And that deadline is now drawing near.
 If the township doesn't make the repair, public works has the option to file a lawsuit against them.  
Elkhart Public Works Board President, Michael Machlan says, it appears they haven't.
Michael Machlen, Board President for Elkhart Public Works "They have been asked to take care of their discharge that caused the collapse and as of last week, it had still not been remedied."
This is not the first time a deadline has been given to Ontwa Township. Back in November of 2013, they asked for an extension to fix the problem.


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