To save any image, please right click on the image and "Save As" to a location on your computer or
Click to search Archives

Tuesday, March 4

Haleyville City Council met with only four members present. Absent were Bobby Jack Fuller and Tim Edwards.
The council approved the minutes of the work session and regular council session of 2/19/08. After hearing from Mike Evans with the good news the city's insurance premium had actually gone down due to the closing of the city jail and reduced losses, the council renewed the general liability insurance with Haleyville Insurance. (Mike Evans Video >)

Approval was made to purchase a new water pump for the Halevyille swimming pool for $8,000. The purchase of a used bucket truck was also approved for $19, 804.50 The council approved spending up to $5,000 for work on ball fields to prepare them for use this year. Approved funding for barrier netting for Dixie Youth and 1/2 the cost of a new score board on the lower ball field. Two items were tabled, approving bids for downtown paving and tile for a floor at the neighborhood facilities building. A FEMA grant for $1 million to work on the storm water drainage from KFC to Dixie Flowers on Highway 13 was declined. Calvin Cassidy stated the required matching not being available and a cost/benefit analysis was not positive were the reasons the proposed grant money was declined.

During the comment period, Patrick Haynes (son-in-law to the late Thrashers) asked the public's help in reporting any information about the deaths of the Thrashers and the disappearance of Randy Whitfield to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-205-254-7777.

The next scheduled city council meeting will be Tuesday, Mar 18, 6 p.m. at city hall.
This site is best viewed with a screen resolution of 800x600 (browser text medium) using IE 7.0

© 2007 Copyright HBTV
Haleyville Alabama All Rights Reserved.
1318 21st Street • Haleyville • Alabama • 35565 (205) 486-2984 HBTV  Webmaster