Worcester does not allow charges anymore. After certain people kept
forgetting to pay, I decided no more.
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From: "Ann Webster" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 8:39 AM
Subject: charge atts for researchers
> I was wondering how many clerk's offices allow title searchers to run a
> for their vault time and copies. When I came to Middlebury it was normal
> procedure and I don't find much of a problem with it except that we don't
> send bills out on a reg schedule and a few people get way behind on their
> pmts. I am just about to implement a system of billing on a reg schedule
> charge interest on accts after 30 days. I also plan to suspend charging
> privleges on accts after 60 days. I don't want to completely shock our
> clientele and was wondering what other clerks do.
> Currently if a searcher does not have an acct with us I will not give them
> bill. They must pay at the time of service. Lately I continually hear how
> am the only clerk in the State that is this mean. Am I the meanest clerk
> the State?!!
> Ann F. Webster
> Middlebury Town Clerk/Treasurer
> 94 Main Street
> Middlebury VT 05753