The Clerk-Treasurer is the Town’s Chief Financial Officer. She oversees all the Town’s budgets, investments, and serves as the human resource manager. The Clerk is also responsible for the Park shelter house rental, utility billing, and collections.
Typically, she is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 12 Noon and 1 P.M. to 3 P.M. There is an overnight drop box available for use to make payments after hours and when the clerk is not available.
Municipal Utility Billing
The Town of Rossville each month will bill residents for water, sewage, and trash. Water meters are read on the 20th of each month. A utility bill is issued on the 1st and is due on or before the 15th. If payment is not received, a 10% penalty is attached to the bill.
Bills that are over 45 days late are subject to disconnection. The Town will tag your door to notify of a delinquency. If payment is not received by the specified date or special arrangements made by contacting the Town Hall, service will disconnected. There is a $25.00 reconnection fee if service is disconnected due to nonpayment.
Homeowners and renters are required to pay a water deposit of $80.00 and a sewage deposit of $120.00. This deposit will be returned to you in the event you move outside the Town limits and remain in good standing with the Town, otherwise, the deposit will be used towards the balance owed and the remaining is refunded.
Other Town Information
The Shelter House at the Town Park is available for rent April through October. The cost is $35.00 per day for persons living within the Rossville School district and $50.00 per day for persons outside the Rossville School district. Reservations can be made at the Town Hall.
The Town Park Pavilion is available for rent year round. The facility is wheel chair accessible, full kitchen, heating, air conditioning, and has seating for 128. The cost is $100.00 per day for persons living within the Rossville School district and $150.00 per day for persons outside the Rossville School district. A signed rental agreement and $100.00 damage deposit is required. Reservations can be made at the Town Hall.
The Bennett Room located adjacent to the Volunteer Ambulance Garage is available for rent. This is a community room that can be used for reunions, receptions, meetings, etc. Please contact Dennis Miller at 765-379-3955 for reservations.
The Area Transit Van (RAT Van) reservations can be made with Gerald McIlrath at 765-586-1616. This is public transportation for any age. It is available to individuals or groups for appointments, shopping, recreation, etc. You must schedule your trip and secure a driver from the listing of qualified drivers.
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