FORT MILL TOWNSHIP -- A Fort Mill construction worker has filed a civil case against York County Councilman Paul Lindemann claiming he was stiffed for work he did on a Tega Cay home Lindemann owns.
John Long contends Lindemann owes him thousands of dollars for work done last summer to a Windjammer Drive home, according to court documents filed Thursday. Now, Long has a message for Lindemann: Pay up or settle in court.
"He promised to pay," Long said. "He owes me for it."
Lindemann disputes the debt.
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"I've already paid him," Lindemann said of Long. "This (the $2,700) is for a bonus."
Lindemann said he paid Long between $6,000 and $10,000.
"That's wrong," Long said. "Maybe $6,000."
Lindemann has 30 days from receipt of the court document filed July 1 to answer the allegation against him, the document notes. He also can choose to make an out of court settlement with Long.
"He and I are talking about getting things squared away," Linemann said. "It's no big deal."
An itemized contractor invoice for work done at 29022 Windjammer Drive says Lindemann owes Long $2,700. For more information, visit fortmilltimes.com.