Town of Bath briefs

November 21, 2007|By TRISH RUDDER

Bath Town Council member resigns

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Councilman Kenny Easton resigned his position effective Nov. 30, Mayor Susan J. Webster announced at Tuesday night's Bath Town Council meeting.

Webster said Easton's resignation letter was received Nov. 9 and that he is moving out of town.

Easton was re-elected in June and was serving his second term as councilman.

Former councilwoman Irene Hedrick submitted a letter expressing an interest in filling the vacant seat, Webster said, and the council unanimously approved Hedrick to take over Easton's council seat effective Dec. 1.

Hedrick served on the Bath Town Council in 2003 and chaired the cemetery committee, Webster said.

New flat water rate to be determined

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A new water rate ordinance is being considered for customers, Councilman David Crosby said at Tuesday's Bath Town Council meeting.

He said "we will be moving to a flat rate," and it could possibly be $9 per 1,000 gallons.


Webster said a special meeting will be held Nov. 27 at 9:30 a.m. at Town Hall to discuss several water department issues.

Council meetings will start at 6 p.m.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. The Bath Town Council meetings will soon begin at 6 p.m. instead of 5:30 to accommodate some of the council members, Mayor Susan Webster said.

At Tuesday's Bath Town Council meeting, a first reading was unanimously approved to change the meeting time to 6 p.m.

If the meeting time change is approved, it will go into effect Dec. 18.

The Town of Bath is the local government within Berkeley Springs.

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