At Monday night’s Smyrna Council meeting, Steve Wright of Dorchester Court followed up on his comments at the previous meeting regarding the lowering of Lake Como. After talking with some residents who live in other neighborhoods along the lake, he encountered some people who have concrete bulkheads that would be hard to work on with the normal water level intact, he said.

 


At Monday night’s Smyrna Council meeting, Steve Wright of Dorchester Court followed up on his comments at the previous meeting regarding the lowering of Lake Como.

After talking with some residents who live in other neighborhoods along the lake, he encountered some people who have concrete bulkheads that would be hard to work on with the normal water level intact, he said.

“I’d personally recommend that it would be appropriate to at least have the lake lowered this year,” Wright said.

Wright did request that council consider lengthening the time in between future lowerings from five to ten years, though.

Councilman Bob Novotny said there are already people who have entered contracts with construction companies, so council shouldn’t change course at this point, “but in the future, I’m not so sure we should be doing this every five years.”

Council took no action to reverse its earlier decision to lower the lake. Town Manager Dave Hugg said the town was prepared to start the process of lowering the lake the next day.