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PHOTO: On Monday, Rainsville hired Sandy Little and Kennedi Traylor as code enforcement/revenue officers. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch)
RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on southerntorch.com) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 17.
The Council voted to hire Sandy Little and Kennedi Traylor as Code Enforcement/Revenue Officers at a rate of $15 per hour, effective August 19. The position of Revenue Officer became vacant after Matt Crum transferred to Assistant Chief for the Rainsville Police Department.
The vacated position by Kennedi Traylor as a sewer/sanitation clerk will be posted until September 2.
Rainsville Fire Chief Willimac Wright introduced Malik Deno, a recent graduate of Sylvania High School. Deno is the first person who attended the Fire Science Program offered through the DeKalb County Technical School, to pass all tests in the 2-year program offered by the Alabama Fire College. He is now a certified volunteer firefighter for the Rainsville Fire Department.
Wright also updated the council that this year, the Fire Science Program had 17 students with each school in the county represented.
Eric Samples. PBA President reported on the very successful event held over the weekend. The Little Britches Rodeo, which is a rodeo for ages 4 through 19, held an event and have booked again for later this year. Samples went on the say that all stalls were rented as over 500 horses were brought for the rodeo. He predicted that the Agri-Business Center netted over $20,000 for the event.
In other business the council approved:
- Street light and pole for Mandi Lane and a street light for 187 Christopher Drive
- The purchase of a debris truck loader vacuum system
- Purchased 200 additional garbage cans at a cost of $11,419.20.
The next meeting of the Rainsville City Council will be held Thursday, September 10, due to the Labor Day holiday.