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Bastrop's Mayor making improvements for the future

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BASTROP, La. (KNOE 8 News)- Bastrop mayor Arthur Jones spends a lot of time outside his office.

     
Whether it's repairing the streets or the sewage system he is always busy.
     
That leaves long time Bastrop resident, Ivory Smith glad to call him his Mayor.

"I'm a business person myself and I was getting ready to send him word about a hole in my street and when I looked around it was already filled," Smith said.

Under Mayor Jones the town made repairs to its existing sewage system, but Jones hopes to replace the entire system that is mainly housed in the middle of a neighborhood on the south end of town. There the smell is a big problem to residents.

With still at lot to accomplish residents like Smith and the Mayor say the air is already getting a little sweeter to breath in.

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