At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Chatham Town Council held on February 9th, Ordinance 2021-01 was introduced that called for a public hearing to be held at 5:30pm on March 9th at the Chatham Town Hall, in regard to setting sewage rates for service outside the city limits.
Board members Marvin Davis, Toni Malone, Laverne Mixon, Sue Proffer and Mike Wilson also agreed to enter into a contract for in town, residential and business, trash pickup with The Trash Guys Company out of Downsville. The same company also purchased a 2004 garbage truck owned by the Town of Chatham that had been offered through sealed bids after it was determined their bid was the highest.
These actions were taken after Chatham Mayor Gregory Harris called the meeting to order and acknowledged visitors Sue Henderson, Brandon Myers, John Mize, Judy Cooper, Carrie Watts , Elizabeth Shoemaker, Lewis Chatham, Kelvin McGuire and Robert Harris.
Normal monthly business of approving the previous month minutes, payment of bills and acceptance of the financial statement as presented was followed by unanimous agreement to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program along with appointing Mayor Harris and Alderman Malone as Administrators. The purchase of two (2) phase pumps for the sewer lift station located at 12420 Hwy 4 was the final action taken before meeting was adjourned.