Rainsville City Council Meeting May 6, 2019

The Rainsville City Council met Monday, May 6, 2019.  The council approved the following:  

  • The purchase 100 chairs for the council and court chambers for $2100.00. 
  • To hire Kevin Brown to do sewer line repair for a cost of $7500.00. 
  • To hire Johnny Clem to do sewer repair work on Lofton Street in the amount of $18000.00. 
  • The purchase a security camera system for the city from FTC in the amount of $2580.00. 
  • To give Plainview High School a donation to help with expenses at the state softball playoffs. 
  • To surplus a 1986 fire truck that belongs to sanitation department. 
  • The purchase a 1999 F-350 truck for the sanitation department at a cost of $14000.00. 
  • To upgrade the street light on Thompson Street to LED lights. 
  • The repair of roads that have been cut for drainage on Browns Chapel, Chambers Avenue and Wade Street at a cost of $3000.00. 
  • The hiring of a seasonal employee at the library for 20 hours a week. 
  • To paint the railing at the Tornado Memorial for $2000.00, with money for the painting donated by House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter. 
  • To take bids on a brush truck for the fire department until May 14 at 3:00p.m. 
  • $2200.00 for annual testing of the hose and ladders for the fire department. 
  • To accept Tony Blackwell’s resignation from the police department effective May 1, 2019.   
  • Voted to withhold $1,200.00 a month from the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce for assistant director’s position, until further notice.
  • To pay the bills.  
  • Meeting adjourned. 
  • Next council meeting will be May 20, 2019, workshop at 4:15p.m., meeting at 5:00p.m.


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