During the previous board meeting, the water district honored Norb Steeber, a former Michelin executive who’s been with the district for 12 years. Steeber was chairman for the past nine.
On Thursday, the board recognized Billy Ausburn and Charles Chandler.
“It’s been a pleasure to serve with both of these men,” General Manager Dyke Spencer said. “And I’m sorry to see both of them go.”
Chandler said the feeling was mutual. He recounted the first time he and other board members had met Spencer for an interview at a Cracker Barrel in Columbia.
“I was really impressed with you, Dyke,” he said.
Chandler has lived in Powdersville for the past 35 years and has often been nicknamed the “Mayor of Powdersville.”
Chandler also cited some of the water district’s recent projects, including the new water