The weather cooperated and we completed a successful Clean-up and Free Dump this past weekend. There were many loads of debris brought into the landfill, and we appreciate everyone’s patience and help in getting the job completed and the town cleaner and neater for all our benefit.
The Recycle yard was also busy, but we still have some room in the tire trailer to accept used car and truck tires to be shipped off and recycled, so if you have some tires around your place bring them by in the next few days and we will get rid of them. The Free Dump days are one city response to the needs of our citizens, and if you see other ways we can improve our city services to meet a need please let us know.
The City elections were also completed this past weekend, and the incumbents were re-elected so there will not be any changes on the City Commission this year. I personally want to thank all of the citizens that expressed their support for the directions I have worked to lead our community towards for the past several years. I am pleased with the improvements and goals we have worked on for the past five years, and I can promise that the next couple of years will see a continuation of the positive goals we are working to achieve. Every election cycle is a challenge, and I think sometimes that running for office is actually more difficult than doing the job once you are elected as a public official. I sincerely appreciate every vote and every comment of encouragement as I work to fulfill the position of Mayor to the very best of my ability, and I hope you will work with me to see a continuation of the work to improve and protect the community values that make Mason such a great hometown. If you have ideas, suggestions or concerns, your City Commission is always glad to hear from our citizens and residents. The next City Commission meeting is on Monday, May 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Richard Eckert Civic Center, and anyone is welcome and given an opportunity to make any comments at the first of the meeting. Also, I am always willing to discuss any issue or hear any type of comment or suggestion, and I can easily be contacted at my city email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at the City office at 347-6449. Mason is our hometown, and it is important that every resident has a chance to be heard and that every idea be given consideration as we continue to work together to improve the community we live and work in.
Your friend and neighbor, Brent Hinckley