Aliceville Council hears good financial report from Mayor
By Brian Hamilton
The Aliceville City Council learned last Wednesday evening that its finances are
“looking good” halfway through the 2015 fiscal year, according to Mayor Billy McKinzey.
While discussing the monthly bills, McKinzey shared a financial statement
comparing the first six months of the 2015 fiscal year to the first six months
of the 214 fiscal year.
Revenue collections for the halfway point of the current fiscal year are $1.322
million, compared to $1.159 million in 2014. McKinzey said the city is pretty
much where they budgeted it would be, and if the next six months hold true,
Aliceville should end the year without having to borrow any money.
EMERGENCY PURCHASE OF A TRACTOR
The Council voted to make an emergency purchase of a tractor for the city. The
two bids considered were $35,500 by H&R Agri-Power of Aliceville and $47,009 by John Deere. The council discussed the
bids and agreed to go with the lowest bid for the tractor. Councilwoman Marva
Gipson made a motion, which was seconded by Councilman Max Allen. It was
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