FP Looks to Change Zoning

FP Looks to Change Zoning

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

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 20.

The Council set December 18 as the date for a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed ordinance 2018-06 which would rezone 9 acres on Hixson Road. This is for a new set of apartment buildings and the property must be rezoned to R-3 in accordance with regulations.

The Council granted an appropriation for Fort Payne High School in the amount of $2,500 for the annual Fort Payne Basketball Shootout.

The Council approved the following activities permits:

• Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, which will begin at 6pm on Friday, December 14. The parade route will run on Gault Avenue from 18th Street North to 3rd Street South. Alabama will be the parade’s Grand Marshal.

• GH Metal Solutions will host a relay for life run on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The run will be the Wills Valley route from 7am to 1pm.

The Council would like to remind everyone that Christmas in the Park will be on Friday, December 7 from 4pm to 7pm in the Fort Payne City Park.

The next meeting of the Fort Payne City Council will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 on the second floor of City Hall at 12pm.