The Haleyville City Council met Monday with Blue Russell absent. After approving the minutes of the last regular and work sessions, the Council approved the resignation of Connie Handley, secretary in the Police Department. The Council approved changing the date of the September 3rd Council meeting to September 4th due to the Labor Day holiday. Poll workers and a contract with the county commission for voting machines for the upcoming school Board Election on August 28.
Bids for street paving for the city were approved for a total of $199,500 to Mallory Burkhalter Paving, Inc., with the asphalt from the S.T. Bunn Asphalt Plant in Guin, through the Winston County Road Department.
A pay adjustment was approved for all city employees with an across the board pay raise of $.50/hour increase. Adjustments were also approved for the Police Department. Starting pay will be $12/hour for new hires/$13/hour for certified and topping out after 3 years at $15.50/hour. Sergeant pay will be $16.50 and Lieutenant/Investigator $18.50/hour.
A contract for opioid litigation was approved. This will cost the city nothing, but if funds become available because of legal action, the City could be reimbursed for expenses, incurred for handling cases involving opioids
The Council approved an application for a Homeland Security Grant for $39,000 with no match.
Susan Morgan was hired as the Human Resource Manager for the City.
The next Haleyville City Council meeting will be Monday, August 20th.