CCA Presents Appreciation Plaque
April 4, 2019
Southern Torch (3920 articles)

CCA Presents Appreciation Plaque

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor •

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regular meeting on Monday, April 1. 

During the work session, two players from Cornerstone Christian Academy’s (CCA) football team presented the City Council with a plaque of appreciation for allowing them to use a city field for their home games. 

Deb Goins of the Suicide Awareness and Prevention (SAM) Foundation addressed the Council regarding the upcoming April 9 meeting from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the 911 Center. 

Chief Kevin Smith of the Rainsville Police Department reported that the new radar units are installed and running smoothly. Smith stated that the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) would be reimbursing them within the next five to seven days.

Councilmember Brandon Freeman reported that the sprinkler system at the fields that CCA plays their football games, and where flag football will be played, is installed. He also said that softball and baseball are wide open at the Field of Dreams.

The Tornado Memorial will hold a candlelight ceremony on April 27, 2019 at 7pm. 

The Council passed the following:

  • Painting contract with John Chisenhall in the amount of $1,950 for painting at the Rainsville Public Library
  • Hired Scott Baswell as part-time at the Rainsville Fire Department (which will make five part-time employees for the department)
  • Replaced Whitney Whiteside with Whitley Mitchell on the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center Board
  • Purchased additional signs for the “Welcome to Rainsville” to honor state championship winners (Plainview, CCA) in the amount of $4,000 awarded to Metal Market
  • Purchased a sign for the Industrial Development Board in the amount of $2,600 to show proper routes to get to the different industries
  • Purchased three flagpoles and two flags with a cap of $3,000 to be placed at the First Responders Memorial
  • Closed a dormant bank account at First Southern State Bank (FSSB) and combined remaining funds into the general fund

The next meeting of the Rainsville City Council will be held at 5pm on April 15, 2019 with a workshop beginning at 4:15pm. 

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