Collecting from the dead
Med Bow Town Council talks procedures for bill collection from estates, High Country franchise , sound system, bonds
March 28, 2018
The Medicine Bow Town Council met at 7 p.m. on March 12 at the Medicine Bow Community Hall. The council approved the minutes for the agenda and paid the bills.
Karen Heath, town clerk and treasurer, told the council there had been a problem collecting on utility bills from a deceased property owner’s estate because there were no clear protocols, such as how much time to wait before turning off the water or for filing a lien. Heath said there was no form for a family of the deceased to fill out and often contact numbers in case of an emergency were not available.
Mayor Kevin Colman said to...