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Clanton City Council reschedules next meeting

Published 8:58pm Monday, October 28, 2013

Clanton’s City Council voted Monday to reschedule its next regular meeting, which would have fallen on Veterans Day.

Instead of Nov. 11, the council will meet in its chambers at Clanton City Hall at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7.

In other business, the council:

•Approved the lowest bid for a project to install a access road for Boatright Companies at the industrial park. Wiregrass Construction submitted the lowest bid, in the amount of $216,748.75.

•Gave Mayor Billy Joe Driver authority to negotiate with a property owner for land to install a storm shelter in the Lomax community.

•Voted to upgrade six street lights in the West End Housing Authority area.

•Heard from Driver that Bonnie Smith had been appointed to the city’s  Housing Authority Board to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Betty Jo Muncher. Steve Mims and Larry Culpepper were appointed to the board for regular five-year terms.

•Granted a medical leave of absence to a fire department employee, effective Oct. 21 until the employee is able to return.

•Declared three police department firearms surplus.

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  • simstz2003

    I have a suggestion for the animal cruelty problem maybe, The Game warden is already out there riding the roads and rivers, they can even execute the same duties as an officer of the law and laws of the land why not animal cruelty laws their budget already includes wild animal laws. Why not just check into this. Terry Sims

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