Developers have said Tauqueta Falls will be a private, gated community with a golf course, spa, tennis courts, lodge, hiking trails, stocked lakes and luxury homes. The development sits on 450 acres on the edge of Lookout Mountain.
Walker County Water and Sewerage Authority Manager Robert Ledford said talks about handling sewage and continuing work on the Tauqueta Falls community may continue at the next authority meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m. in the authority’s office at 4665 Happy Valley Road, Flintstone.
“We’re still trying to work with Tauqueta Falls on an indenture to try to support them in putting in a sewage package plant up there,” Ledford said. “We’re still working out the details. There’s nothing finalized.”
Tauqueta Falls developers have requested the indenture for the authority to take over operation and maintenance of the plant if the development defaults operationally or financially, officials said.
“They have been held up for quite some time because they can’t start building until they have a sewage package plant, or are connected to our sewer,” he said. “We’ve worked out different plans. We’ve gone and looked at their new plant that they’re talking about. We’ve gone to several different places and looked at this plant in operation. It’s a very viable plant, but right now there is no decision made on this thing.