Council eyes trash fee

An ordinance to impose a new $5 per month fee for access to curbside trash pick-up will require a second reading after the Flomaton Town Council voted last Wednesday afternoon to approve the ordinance on a 4-2 vote. If an ordinance does not receive a unanimous vote on the first reading, a second reading is required.

At last week's meeting, council members Buster Crapps and Lillian Dean voted no. The council will vote on the ordinance again at its Oct. 14 meeting.

The ordinance presented to the council left residential garbage rates the same at $17.38 per month for one cart, $26.65 per month fo...