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Glen Carbon considers outsourcing utility invoice companies

GLEN CARBON — Village utility expenses may start off coming from a 3rd social gathering seller if the village trustees concur with the finance committee’s vote.

On Wednesday, the panel accredited, by a 2- vote, to start outsourcing the printing and mailing of village utility payments. Trustee Walter Harris was absent.

The subject came up when it was found out that the lease for the village’s folder/inserter equipment and postage equipment will expire in November. The finance office evaluated numerous possibilities to outsource the printing/mailing of utility expenditures in anticipation of this lease expression ending.

The recent seller did a demonstration for the finance staff and it seemed the way to go, trustees were explained to, until eventually the pricing arrived back again, which Finance Director Kelly Korte reported “didn’t make sense mainly because I assume they ended up basing it on increased quantity and employees time.”

The future considered was to go ahead with the exact approach as before just with a smaller folder/inserter to mirror the latest, reduce quantity of operate the village does. The selling price was to some degree reduce but ahead of going on it, she explained the village’s software program provider suggested a different organization, InfoSend out of Anaheim, California.