The Nocona City Council discussed changing hours and fee at the trash convenience station during its Tuesday meeting, and approved the purchase of software that will allow customers to access and pay their utility bill online.
Returning to the convenience station topic that was raised last month, the council decided to cut back from three days to just Saturday starting in November noting cooler weather usually reduces use. City Secretary Revell Hardison said they discussed having citizens present a water bill to verify they are a city resident along with various categories based on weight; however, there is not a way to weigh the loads at this time. The city went into the red by $11,000 on trash collection and is looking for ways to stabilize the costs.
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