Fort Payne Council starts fiscal year

Fort Payne Council starts fiscal year

By Marla JonesReporter •

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their first meeting of the 2018-19 fiscal year on Tuesday, October 2 with a workshop preceding the meeting.

The Council introduced Ordinance 2018-05, which amends Ordinance 2015-17, amending certain fees for activities under the supervision of the Fort Payne Parks and Recreation Department.

The Council established Resolution 2018-40 accepting the low bid for the 2009 Sanitation Peterbilt Engine repair in the amount of $26,923.06 from the Peterbilt Store in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The Council passed the following two resolutions: 2018-41 and 2018-42 putting liens against property for debris removal on the estate of Arlene Hall and another property at 700 Godfrey Avenue North.

In new business, the Council approved the following activity permits:

• The Children’s Advocacy Center for a fundraiser at The Gathering place on Forest Avenue north between 12th street and 13th street on Thursday, October 11 from 4:30pm to 9pm

• First Baptist Church of Douglas for a fall festival at 105 16th Street SE between Godfrey Avenue and Turner Avenue on Saturday, October 13 from 10am to 2pm

The Council also approved two streetlight requests for Dorothy Thompson at 521 Scenic Road E and for Rohna Hood at 400 Cheryl Street NW.

The next meeting of the Fort Payne City Council will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at 12pm in Fort Payne City Hall.