VIDEO: August 7th meeting of the Rainsville City Council
August 10, 2017 Share

VIDEO: August 7th meeting of the Rainsville City Council

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council discusses the adoption and upkeep of the Rainsville Veteran’s Memorial. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor

tyler@southerntorch.com

RAINSVILLE, Ala. (Full Video at the Bottom) In Monday’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, the council officially adopted the Veteran’s Memorial and appointed a board to oversee the upkeep of the memorial. Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt also provided an update on the ADEM ordered cleanup of the unauthorized dump, and a public hearing was held regarding the vacating of alleyways. 

Breakdown of ADEM Cleanup costs: 

  • Hartline Construction: $14,950.00
  • Ladd Engineering: $2511.33 (Consulting)
  • Landfill (accepting dirt removed): $20,750.00 (830 tons at $25.00 per ton)
  • ADEM Fine: $4000.00
  • Total: $42,211.33

Other items addressed at the meeting:

  • Approved the hiring of Sam Phillips for the Paragon/Ranch Road Project, pending ADECA Approval
  • Approved the hiring of Kim Erwin to serve as grant writer for the Paragon/Ranch Road Project
  • Closed out a dormant bank account with First Fidelity Bank
  • Closed out a dormant bank account with First Southern State Bank
  • Approved an estimate by Unique Cabinets for shelves in the file room/drive through for $2950.00.
  • Accepted Jeremy Pinegar’s resignation from the Rainsville Police Department.
  • Approved Rainbow, Brown’s Chapel, and Clements Road repair for $3500.00
  • Approved Concrete Drainage Structures for $17,580.00
  • Approved a new Caution light for the Love Road/Highway 35 Intersection to try and help reduce the amount of accidents at the intersection.
  • Appointed Kayron Guffey, Ashley Rosson, and Tommy Williams to a board to oversee upkeep of the Rainsville Veteran’s Memorial
  • Announced a $2500.00 Donation from BlueScope to Fire Department.
  • Approved the application for a FireHouse Subs Grant for a UTV to help in the event of brush fires.

Watch the Full Video:

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