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Residents and companies will now have the choice to pay their water
payments online following motion by the Shelburn City Council throughout its
month-to-month assembly on Monday.
The council authorised GovCard to supply the service for the Shelburn
Water Utility for a one-time value of $600. Their revenue could be
derived from service fees per transaction: zero to $60 ($1.50); and
$60 or extra (3%).
In line with its web site, GovCard “processes digital funds —
money, debit and ACH — creating better efficiencies for governments
and higher service for constituents.”
“For lots of people, that is their solely cost not achieved online,”
commented one assembly attendee.
The council additionally handed a decision — much like one utilized in 2015 and
earlier elections — permitting the city to conduct their November
municipal normal election. Workplaces up for election are all 4
county council seats and clerk-treasurer.
Clerk-Treasurer Jay Southwood mentioned the Sullivan County Clerk’s Workplace
had despatched out a reminder to the council that the deadline is Aug. eight for
a city having a inhabitants of lower than 3,500 to undertake a decision to
set up a city election board to conduct the city election.
In any other case, the city election could be carried out by the county election board.
Main get together candidates nonetheless have till midday Aug. 1 to file a
declaration or withdraw a declaration of candidacy.
The deadline was at midday July 2 for impartial or minor get together
candidates to file a petition of nomination with a county voter
registration workplace for verification of petition signatures.
The municipal normal election shall be carried out on the Shelburn
Group Constructing from 6 a.m. to six p.m. on Nov. 5.
The Shelburn City Marshal’s Workplace reported its first foray into bingo
as a fundraiser is now “lifeless set” for July 24.
“Clearly a studying curve and a studying means of getting all of it
going,” mentioned STMO reserve deputy Matthew Worth.
The group’s new digital bingo board has been mounted on the east
wall of the city’s neighborhood constructing.
“We’ve had tons and tons folks calling … when’s bingo beginning, is it
ongoing,” Worth mentioned. “I feel we’re going to have an excellent turnout …
we’ll be able to rock-n-roll.”
Worth mentioned they’ll quickly add a social media presence to assist get the
phrase out, along with flyers and phrase of mouth.
The STMO not too long ago utilized and obtained an annual bingo license below
the title Shelburn Police Division Reserve Affiliation, a 501 c(3)
In different enterprise:
• The council authorised Springer Insurance coverage and Monetary Providers to
present the city’s legal responsibility and staff compensation protection.
A Springer consultant mentioned the general premium got here in a bit decrease
than final yr, noting, “Mainly, we’re sticking with the identical
• City supervisor Dustin Geatches reported his wastewater license has
been renewed for the following three years. He additionally talked about smoke testing
for the city’s wastewater system is ready for the final two weeks of