Why I am running for Bicknell Mayor; I firmly believe that the only way to develop Bicknell is to cut the cost of living here.
My first priority:
Our water and sewer bills have a combined total minimum billing cycle of about $50.00 per month which means that no matter what a person or a family does to conserve water it is impossible to change the cost below that dollar number.
This city program causes great hardship among the residents of Bicknell and actually creates a non-growth atmosphere that is causing people and families to leave our town; every time a family leaves or a family chooses not to move here it multiplies the problem.
The only way to restart growth is to reduce this cost; so I propose to cut the cost of water/sewer to a point where a family of 5 or 6 can survive here; I plan, if elected to maintain a maximum cost of water/sewer at about $50.00 per month instead of $200.00+ per month for a large family with a minimum billing of around $19.00 per month which will cover our retired citizens on a fixed income; then over the next 4 years of my term to actually lower Continue reading