Buckeye Lake and Millersport officials meet briefly Tuesday night to acknowledge payment of Buckeye Lake's $306,000 tap fee. Payment starts an 18-month clock running for Millersport to extend a 12" waterline to Buckeye Lake Village limits. From left to right, Buckeye Lake Mayor Frank Foster, Millersport Mayor Dean Severance, Buckeye Lake Council member Drew Bourne, Buckeye Lake Council President Charlene Hayden, Millersport Council President Dave Levacy, Millersport Board of Public Affairs member Chris Tennant, Millersport Board of Public Affairs Chair Doug Carpenter and GGC Engineers President Michael Carder. Carder's firm designed the village's new water treatment plant and serves as the village engineer. He helped start discussions between the two villages. Beacon photo by Charles Prince.