New engineering firm named
A professional services agreement was approved with Whiteley Oliver Engineering, LLC out of Beaumont, TX, to handle the city’s water, sewer, drainage and street engineering needs. According to City Manager Steve Floyd, the city has decided to part way with larger firms they have utilized in the past and believes this relationship will create a solid partnership for Dayton.
Water disconnect fee
Council approved a $50 disconnect fee that will be assessed to any customer that is late with their water payment. Previously customers could pay their bills before the physical cutoff and received no penalty by beating city workers tasked with disconnects. Any customer who fails to pay their account more than 10 days after the due date will be penalized.
The Dayton City Council appointed leadership roles and several new voting and advisory members to the Dayton Community Development Corporation Thursday, June 16.
Named as DCDC President were Tonya Smikal, VP Charles Whitehead and Secretary Tammy Pratka.
New voting members are Meadow Noyer, Charles Whitehead, and Taylor Choate, while Sherial Lawson, Curtis Conner and Lacy Cooper-Bell were named advisory members.