Bainville Approves Rates Increase, Clerk
The Bainville Town Council held its regular meeting Monday, Nov. 13. The full council was in attendance. A resolution was passed approving a small increase to water and sewer solid waste rates.
The council also passed a resolution approving a credit card for use by town employees for municipal purchases.
Lifelong Bainville resident Billi Jo Cochran was approved as the new town clerk. She was also approved as a signer at Opportunity Bank for town purposes.
During public comment, an audience member inquired about lights left on at the gazebo. The issue has been resolved.
An upgrade to meter-reading software was approved, as was a new furnace at the water house. Minutes for October were passed, as well as the treasurer’s report.
Mayor Toby Romo reported that Chet McLean is working on the annual financial report for FY23 and reported significantly diminishing water loss over recent years. Current loss for October is estimated at around 13 percent, down from 54 percent in 2020.
The next regular meeting is set for Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the town office.