Why Are Town Offices Closed For Lunch In The Middle Of The Afternoon?

A couple of weeks ago I received complaints from several citizens who had tried to visit our municipal office in the middle of the afternoon to pay water bills or conduct other business. All reported finding a sign on the door stating that the office was closed for lunch.

Why would our administrative offices be completely shut down at two or three o’clock in the afternoon? That’s the question I asked our Town Clerk, Bobbie Hatley, in an email on 9 April 2019. Bobbie was in school that week, so i didn’t receive a response for a couple of days. On April 11, Ms. Hatley wrote, “The reason for the late closing is so that during lunch hours we are open.” Continue reading “Why Are Town Offices Closed For Lunch In The Middle Of The Afternoon?”