Clanton enters into contract for court record storage

Published 4:05 pm Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Clanton’s City Council on Monday approved entering into a contract with ETA Data for new software for the city’s municipal court.

The software will aid the court in record storage.

ETA Data representative Eddie Ambrose was present at the meeting and answered questions from council members about any hidden fees, rates, any work needed outside the contract and nature of the contract.

Council members were satisfied with information provided and voted unanimously to enter into the agreement.

Councilman Greg DeJarnett was absent from the meeting.

In other business, the council:

•Heard from Fire Chief David Driver about the city’s ISO rating being lowered from 5 to 4, which is a positive development that could benefit residents on their homeowners’ insurance policies.

•Approved the appointment of Ann Baker to a four-year term on the Chilton-Clanton Public Library board ending Nov. 15, 2019.

•Approved accepting the bids received for rescue tools ($28,261) and a breathing apparatus ($23,940) for the fire department. Both bids were submitted by NAFECO and were the only bids received.

•Approved the transfer of Cornelius Jenkins to the maintenance crew.

•Approved to move Willie Abercrombie from part-time to full-time to replace Jenkins on a sanitation department truck, effective Dec. 1.

•Approved opening two new accounts at Peoples Southern Bank for the management of funds related to Community Development block grants for the new hospital and for a sewer rehabilitation project.

•Allowed to die, for lack of a motion, an agenda item to hire Marlon Harton and Ronnie Parker to work 14 hours per week picking up trash in the West End community.

•Scheduled a work session to discuss potential representatives of the city on a board that would be formed to manage a planned industrial park that is to be purchased jointly by the city and county.

•Approved paying one bill, in the amount of $21,407 to W.H. Thomas Oil for gasoline.

•Approved minutes from the Nov. 9 meeting.