Blazing through Town in New Fire Truck

Blazing through Town in New Fire Truck

Marla Jones, Managing Editor

Rainsville, Ala.-- The Rainsville City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on August 15.  

The Rainsville Fire Department brought their newly purchased Fire Truck, with all new Fire Department graphics to the meeting.  

A Public Hearing was held for two different items: 

• Toki Sushi Steakhouse—648 Main St West/Alcohol License Application

 With no objections, the Council passed Resolution 08-15-2022 (A) which approves the application of Toki Sushi Steakhouse pending a background check by the State Alcohol board, which is a routine procedure. 

• Request to Re-Zone 1930 Garrett St from B-3 General Commercial to Agriculture. The request was approved by the Planning Commission. 

With no objections, the Council suspended the rules for immediate consideration and with a roll call vote, adopted Ordinance 08-15-2022 (A) rezoning the property. 

James Payton, of Ladd Environmental, addressed the Council regarding the bids for the installation of a fine screen at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

Sam’s Construction of Fort Payne, was the lowest bid, in the amount of $410,000.00.

The Council approved the bid and awarded the project to Sam’s Construction. This project will be paid for by the American Relief Act. 

The Council adopted the passage of Ordinance 08-115-2022 (B), which designated Plainview Steet as a One-Way Street. 

Councilmember Derek Rosson asked the public to be aware when mowing grass towards the road.  He stated that it was a safety hazard for motorcycles. 

In other business, the Council approved:

• Cutting of trees at the Rainsville Library in the amount of $3,000 to Michael’s Tree Service

• Pressure washing at the Tom Bevil Center and City Hall in the amount of $1,200.00 to David Pam

• Amendment to the kitchen remodel in the City Hall in the amount of $8,800 to Jimmy Traylor Construction

• The hire of Jamie Goolesby to the Rainsville Fire Department

• Travel and Training Requests for Revenue Officers Sandy Moon Little and Kendi Traylor. 

• The adoption of the new Police SOP manual

• Added Jimmy Brooks to the software for the Sanitation Department in the amount of $500

• Empowered the Mayor to sign a change order for holders of the Sanitation Soft-Pak Software in the amount of $583.56

• Two street lights one on Ranch Road and Highway 75 S near Dr. Tara Moncus’s Dentist Office

• A $2,000 sponsorship for the Chamber Spooktacular and Block Party

• A $100 sponsorship for the Fort Payne Rotary Club Golf Tournament

• A $100 sponsorship for the DeKalb Shriner’s Golf Tournament

The next meeting of the Rainsville City Council will be held on Wednesday, September 7, at 4:00 p.m.

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