Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Byram Wants Water Freedom

 Byram is declaring its independence from Jackson – at least on water. WAPT reported:


Anonymous said...

Oh boy. Time to start taking a different route home. If traffic wasn't bad enough. They should consider doing this work at night.

Anonymous said...

Completely Byram's prerogative. I have no doubt that voters there will overwhelmingly approve of any and all efforts to detach from the Jackson dysfunction.

Anonymous said...

While you can't fix stupid, you can certainly leave it. Let's go Byrum!!

Anonymous said...

Oops, Byram.

Anonymous said...

Chick-fil-A is closed every Sunday. FYI

Anonymous said...

It will be interesting to see how they will convince Lake Dockery/Forest Woods residents that water bills are actually a thing they have to pay. Unless of course you are that person who's absorbing your neighbors into yours. Yes, go knock on a door and ask if they get a bill. Sure wish I would have kept all my bills from when I lived there. Byram has turned into a sh!thole in every way. Go to Kroger....worst managed store ever with long lines and rude employees. Burger King ? Forget about getting anything after 7 if you are white. Even ACE has given up on customer service.

Anonymous said...


See, this guy here said it. Jackson's water department is racist as hell.

Anonymous said...

Good luck convincing Lying Lumumba the 2nd to agree to sell the system, let alone at market value. That's another big loss of income to Jackghanistan.

Anonymous said...

Byram is about to annex and it seems certain ones managed to avoid being annexed. Go to board meetings people !! You will pay for the new stuff but certain ones won't.

Unknown said...

11:54 AM
I would have to question Brookings who is racist to whom. If anything fingers should be squarely pointed to the EPA. Afterall was it not the EPA that forced the suburbs to hook into the Jackson water system?

Anonymous said...

Ah, good old Brookings - the institute who along with their complicit media comrades drug the country through hell since 2016 with their cooked up Russia, Russia, Russia hoax.

PittPanther said...

I welcome Byram to build and pay for their own water system. Much like Rankin is discovering, there's no free lunch. Pay what it's worth.

Less for Jackson to maintain.

Anonymous said...

You've banged that drum ad infinitum PP but nobody in Rankin is complaining.

Anonymous said...

I happily paid the extra on my water bill in Rankin today.
The reliability and safety is worth a premium to me.

Maybe Jackson will someday learn that actually billing residents for water is required if you want to maintain the facilities.

Probably not.

Anonymous said...

Every blog has a Pitt Panther up in the bleachers eating popcorn.

Anonymous said...

12:17, annexation and the related property taxes are totally different than municipal water. Taxes don’t fund water services, water fees do.

Anonymous said...

Interesting question?
Anybody pay Jackson for the infrastructure?
Some did if You lived in Jackson years ago.
We all pay for the water usage.
That grant will need $6 or 7 million in matching funds.
Byram spent 1.7 million on buying 40 acres of land for a municipal
Complex in a prior year.
Guess the reason for 2 square miles of annexation off the Hinds Parkway.

Answer Me This said...

Sooner or later, regardless of the expense or temporary pain, everybody associated with Jackson will and MUST extract themselves from the tentacles that interlace them with the capital city. It will take major surgery in some cases...but it must be done. And this includes state and federal government venues.

How many vessels in the ocean will throw their lifelines to a floating mine?

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