By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • firstname.lastname@example.org (File Photo)
RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Audio on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, May 4.
Councilmember Brandon Freeman informed the Council that the Rainsville Farmers Market was tentatively scheduled to open on June 4, unless otherwise directed by Governor Kay Ivey. The market will follow all safety precautions with a one-way in and one-way out, along with other social distancing measures.
Freeman also stated that the Parks and Recreation Department was ready to open as soon as it was deemed safe by Governor Ivey.
Councilmember Bejan Taheri advised that the City of Rainsville would participate in the annual spring cleanup during the month of May. If you are a Rainsville Sanitation customer, you can use the dumpsters, located behind the Rainsville City Shop across from the Rainsville City Pool. Paint, batteries, and tires will not be accepted.
Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt advised that the Rainsville Freedom Fest was scheduled for June 27. In the event that the Freedom Fest would need to be rescheduled, due to the coronavirus, the date would for August 29.
In other business the council approved:
- Purchase of 100 garbage cans for the sanitation department in the amount of $5,662.35.
- Purchase of computer and programming for the City annex in the amount of $1100.56
- Frame barrier to be built by Jimmy Traylor Construction and glass by Rainsville Glass to protect workers at the City Annex.
The next regular meeting of the Rainsville City Council will be held on Monday, May 18 with a workshop at 4:15 p.m. and the meeting beginning at 5 p.m.