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[WATCH] Sylacauga City Council holds last meeting before Christmas

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga City Council met Tuesday night at Sylacauga City Hall.

The council predominantly dealt with nuisance property manners at eight different locations. Public hearings were conducted for all the individual locations. Those addresses are as follows: 412 N Hubbard Avenue; 180 Cleveland Avenue; 4123 Basement Circle; 55 Falcon Lane; 50 Jackson Avenue; 205 S Western Avenue; 206 E Park Street; and 906 N Anniston Avenue. These properties are now subject to scheduled demolitions in the future.

Other matters that were handled at the meeting include:

-Accepted opioid settlement agreement between the State of Alabama vs. Endo Health Solutions, Inc. et al., allocating use of restricted funds received as part of settlement agreement, and authorized Mayor Heigl to sign agreement on behalf of the City.

-Rejected the one bid received for Demolition of Existing Pool Area and Site Development for the New Splash Pad.

-Accepted ADEM contentions set forth in Consent Order dated November 2, 2021.

-Approved travel/training expenses for Police Chief Kelley Johnson, Captain Rondell Muse, Lt. Renea Cummings, and Lt. Willis Whatley to attend the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police Winter Conference in Mobile, February 28-March 3, 2022. Registration fee of $200.00 per employee; additional expenses for lodging, meals, and fuel will be incurred.  Total estimated expenses per employee are $1,428.67.

-Approved travel/training expenses for Fire Chief Nate Osgood to attend the Alabama Fire College Chief’s Executive Development Program to be held in Birmingham, February 6-10, 2022.  Registration fee of $200.00; additional expenses for meals and lodging. Total estimated expenses for Osgood are $732.46.

-Approved travel/training expenses for Firefighter Clint Payton to attend the Alabama Fire College Apparatus Operator: Pumper course in Alexander City, January 10-14, 2022.  No registration fee; expenses for meals will be incurred.  Total estimated expenses for Payton are $75.00.

-Approved November payroll in the amount of $415,767.24.

-Approved Additional Accounts Payable invoices received for FY21 in the amount of $1,162.50.

-Approved Balance of November Accounts Payable invoices in the amount of $206,910.46.

 


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