Grantsville town council met on Monday at in the courthouse little courtroom.
Council went into executive session from to
to discuss personnel issues.
After reconvening, council rescinded a motion from the
November meeting concerning hiring and firing of employees.
Jesse Davis’ job
of maintenance, reading meters, and working on problems at the water
plant went from part-time to full-time position.
Council approved $1 per hour pay raise for employee Eric
Mayor Curt Garretson ad-dressed
the problem of over-estimated water bills that were sent out to
PSD customers. He said that meter
readers are dealing with the issue and reading individual meters to
correct the problems.
“We (Town of
Grantsville) are working on these issues and we
don’t want you to pay any more that what you are supposed to pay,” said
The mayor added that it is going to take months to get
Mt. Zion PSD back on track.
He said that money is coming in and bills are being sent out, although
there have been issues: “We are getting on the right track in resolving
The mayor said that Mt. Zion
PSD, which has an operation and maintenance agreement
with the town, had filed for a Rule 19A application to increase water
and sewage rates and charges with the Public Service Commission prior to
the agreement with the town.
Grantsville Police Dept. report for November showed 22
calls for service, 15 traffic stops, nine traffic citations, four
arrests, seven investigations, and one search warrant.
Chief of police Andy Walker said that he will be taking
the old police car to the junkyard next week.
The employee handbook committee update was tabled until
a future meeting.
The old Western Auto building has been demolished and is
being cleaned up.
The Christmas parade will be on Friday, Dec. 13, at Calhoun County Committee on
Aging is in charge of the parade line up.
The council approved hiring of Rick Alderman to put up
Christmas lights in the town.
Also approved was a one-time Christmas bonus of $250 to
full-time town employees.
Payment of bills was approved.
The meeting adjourned at