The school system thought the city did it. The city thought the county did it. But it turns out no one did it.
Boyle County schools' soccer field has sucked down 388,480 cubic feet of water since the sprinklers were installed four years ago, and the county unknowingly picked up the $4,040 tab.
After it discovered the mistake the school system agreed to cut the county a check for its share. The county will put the money in the general fund used for its day-to-day operations.
There is one water line out at the county fairgrounds that at one point runs across school property. When a soccer field was built the school tapped into that line, and a city meter was installed.