Council repeals Public Service Law
November 21, 2018
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Council repeals Public Service Law

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones)

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, November 19.

Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt asked the Council to suspend the rules for immediate consideration of the repeal of Ordinance 9-21-87, which allowed public service work for the City in lieu of paying tickets and fines. Lingerfelt stated the need for repeal was to reduce the City’s liability and based on the recommendation of City Attorney Nikki Scott. The ordinance was repealed during the regular session.

The Council approved:

  • Promotion of Cody Dupree to full-time Animal Control Officer
  • Awarded a sludge removal contract for the wastewater treatment plant to Ladd Environmental in amount of $1,771.99
  • Approved payment of ½ of Freedom Fest entertainment contract to Exile in amount of $4,500.00
  • Approved payment of bill for lighting at the Agri-Business Center in amount of $9,871.64
  • Approved purchase of trees for the Field of Dreams in amount of $2,500.00
  • Approved work to update the sprinkler equipment at the Field of Dreams in amount of $1,500.00
  • Approved work to upgrade stationary power at the Field of Dreams in amount of $9,872.60

The Council announced:

  • Shop with a Cop donations are being accepted at the Police Department
  • Rainsville Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, December 1 at 12pm

The next meeting of the Rainsville City Council will be held on Monday, December 3 at 5pm with a workshop beginning at 4:15pm.

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