Vale Public Works Committee recomends city take over water line

Work continues on Vales new middle school but for more than a month the city and the school district have been at odds over a water line loop at the new facility. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – The Vale Public Works Committee voted Wednesday night for the city to take over a water line at the new middle school.

The water line loop has been at the center of a clash between the city and the district for several weeks.

Next, the Vale City Council will review the recommendation at its regular meeting Tuesday night.

Alisha McBride, Vale school district superintendent, said late Thursday that she could not comment on the proposal and whether she supports it.

“At this point, it is simply a recommendation and I can’t comment on it because I don . . .