Fort Payne Goes Green
August 8, 2018
Southern Torch (3574 articles)

Fort Payne Goes Green

By Marla Jones, Reporter •

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 7.

The Council approved the following resolutions:

  • Glenn Shedd as City Judge
  • Dana Grimes as Assistant City Judge
  • Chris Runyon as public defender

The Council authorized:

  • City Attorney Rocky Watson to negotiate the acquisition of the “Carden property”

The Council continued talks regarding security cameras the parks. They voted to include this item in the 2019 budget.

The Friends of DeKalb County Adoption Center requested a permit to have a 5K run on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 7am to 11am. The City granted the permit.

The Street Department advised the Council on plans for a greenhouse to house the hanging plants that decorate the streets during the spring and summer, and to raise plants during the winter months. The greenhouse will be geothermal. Fort Payne will be one of the first cities in Alabama to have this.

The next meeting of the Fort Payne City Council will be held on Tuesday, August 21 at 12pm.

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