During the planning session of the council meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Council heard a presentation about cleaning and restoration at the Pratt Cemetery Park. Barry Anderson approached the Council about pressure washing the sidewalks the park, using a special process of cleaning the headstones and markers. The Council agreed something needed to be done to make the Park more inviting for Citizens to enjoy.
Laurie Clemmons with the Extended Family for Kids updated the Council on the progress and programs during the past year and ask the council to consider EFK in the upcoming budget process.
The council approved the rezoning of a parcel of land at 1051 East Main Street from highway commercial to residential at the request of Jessica Hincy of Hometown Properties.
Mayor Mansfield informed the Council, Police Chief Kirk Blankenship and Sergeant Riley Combs had completed a 240 hours of training and study to earn the designation of Certified Law Enforcement Executive in Alabama.
Council Member Bess Yarbrough reminded the everyone the Fall Festival has been set for October 7th with Worth the Wait as the featured entertainment for the day.
Wallace Lyons, Mary Lee Tucker, and Ginger Cobia were nominated to serve on the Board of Equalization.