Council

Carrollton’s lagoon project complete

Superintendent Candidate Sherry Saulsberry addresses the Carrollton Town Council during last Thursday’s council meeting.

CARROLLTON - The October 1, 2020, Carrollton City Council meeting was called to order by President pro-tempore Freddy Lowe. Councilwoman Terisa Robbins and Mayor Walker were absent. The minutes from the last meeting were approved by the council. The first day of the month included five bills. They were approved to be paid by the council as well. The Carrollton Fall Festival took place on Saturday October 2, 2020 from 9 a.m. -2 p.m. Lowe mentioned that the Lagoon project is finished. “Somebody has to come down and do a test. Once that’s done and passed, the project will be over.

PCMC owes Carrollton over 60k for water, sewer, and garbage service

BY BRIAN HAMILTON

The June 4, 2020 Carrollton Town Council meeting began with Mayor Mickey Walker giving a COVID-19 update. “Since the last meeting, the Governor has slacked up on the guidelines, so we slacked up on the stores as long as they maintain six foot distance,” Walker said. “If that changes again with the Governor, we will change with it because we’ve already got that ordinance in effect.”

Walker mentioned that the city had received a Pickens County Medical Center water bill and received payment for $5,623.11 last month and the balance is $63,869.20.

Aliceville Council does not approve repairs to 9th Street NE

The April 22, 2020 Aliceville City Council meeting was conducted through a conference call, as Mayor Marva Gipson mentioned at the prior meeting that it would be the last face-to-face meeting until the coronavirus subsides.
Mayor Gipson called the meeting to order with all council members present. Councilman Terrence Windham moved for the approval of the April 8, 2020 council meeting and the motion carried with all voting in favor of the approval of the minutes.

Council Breathes Easy as Mule Day Comes Off Without a Hitch

BY GENA HUFF, Editor

The Gordo City Council members were all breathing a sigh of relief at the Council meeting this month, on June 4. Mule Day had once again been organized, put on, cleaned up, and touted a success for another year.

With some of the hottest temperatures of the year so far, and the dew point in the mid-70s, the crowd was hot, but there were no heat issues for the emergency departments. “No major incidents,” reported Gordo Police Chief Todd Hall.