FP Gears Up for June Jam

FP Gears Up for June Jam

Marla Jones, Managing Editor


FORT PAYNE, Ala.-- (Full Video on Southern Torch Facebook Page) The Fort Payne City Council had its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 16. 

In preparation for the upcoming June Jam on June 3, the Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and Marked for Life Ministries to provide parking assistance at the city-owned property, formerly known as the old DeKalb County Hospital. Marked for Life Ministries will assume all liability while parking vehicles. 

In new business, the Council approved the following Activity Permits:

  • Main Street, 5k Walk/Run, Downtown Route, Saturday, September 9th beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  • Family Services of North Alabama, 5k Walk/Run, Rotary Pavilion Route, Saturday, October 28th from 6:00 a.m. until Noon

The Council set the June 20th Council meeting, as the date of a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed re-zoning of lots located at 401-407 Gault Avenue South and two vacant lots behind this property belonging to Noel Hernandez from C-2 (Central Business District) to C-4 (General Business District) to allow for business expansion. The Planning Commission approved the request.

The Council went into Executive Session to discuss matters of trade and commerce.

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