MOUNT VERNON — In addition to the 9-1-1 and pool issues, several other items also came before council Monday.
Mayor Richard Mavis told council that he had received several reports of people going door-to-door and telling people they have to sign with another gas company because Columbia Gas is no longer going to be in the retail gas business.
Mavis said that although it is expected that Columbia will be getting out of retail gas sales, that date has not yet been set.
More importantly, these solicitors are operating illegally because no permit for such solicitations has been issued by his office.
In response to a presentation by Carol Jarvis on behalf of the Knox County Humane society about the society’s $10 spay and neuter program for cats, the council issued a proclamation in support of “World Spay Day,” which is today, and the local spay program.
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