Jemison council approves store’s liquor license

Published 4:00 pm Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The Jemison City Council approved a liquor license for Sue’s Mart, a package store in Jemison, in a public hearing Jan. 2, according to minutes from City Clerk Sheila Hogge.

Mayor Eddie Reed said he had received no new information regarding ownership of Pine Hill Cemetery, but it is still on the court docket.

Reed thanked Councilwoman Faye King and participants who helped make soldier Donny Eslinger’s homecoming reception on Dec. 22 a success.

In new business, the council:

•Amended an ordinance concerning wrecker contracts.

•Approved a letter from the city of Jemison on behalf of Minooka Park to the Alabama Department of Transportation granting permission to place a Trailblazer sign on County Road 42 and U.S. Highway 31.

•Approved the purchase of new tracks for the city’s paving machine for $3,000.

•Approved changing a library position to part-time (20 hours) and hiring Tammie McGriff at $10 per hour with no benefits.

•Approved changing a custodial position to full-time. The pay rate would be $10 per hour. This position will first be posted within the current city employees. If the position is not filled, the city will offer a public posting.

•Approved Police Chief Shane Fulmer’s presentation of Chris Warren for the Reserve program.