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Bainville Council Names Rathbun President

The Bainville Town Council held their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 12. Will Rathbun was voted in as council president. The council also approved a temporary employee or employees for fall maintenance at the cemetery.

Quotes from Seitz Insurance were approved for policies on the senior center and museum, lift station building, the west lagoon shop and the east lagoon shop.

The annual financial report is in draft stage, according to clerk Nikki Rogers. The council also discussed the FY22 budget and a pending audit by Bob Denning.

The public was reminded to stay vigilant about fire safety. Public works director Lyle Lambert said a burn ban will likely remain in place throughout this week.

Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office deputy Michael Ellerton visited the council. He said there was 39 calls for service near Bainville over the past month, with 10 of those calls coming from within town limits.

Amended minutes were passed for the Aug. 8 regular meeting and the Aug. 28 special meeting. Receipts were approved from utility billing vouchers for August. Delinquent accounts were reviewed and claims, checks and payroll slips were approved, as was authorization for Mayor Toby Romo to sign September payroll checks.

The next regular meeting is set for Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.

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