The Haleyville City Council met Monday afternoon, March 18 for the regular bi-monthly meeting with all members except Drew Thrasher. After approving the minutes of the last meeting, the Council approved the general operation bills and purchase orders for February in the amount of $463, 081.76. The Council passed a resolution soliciting bids for a drainage project in Forest Park.
A second resolution was approved which authorizes an agreement with Mallory Burkhalter to repair potholes and do street patching on 20th Street from 12th Avenue to 20th Avenue, 15th Avenue from Highway 195 to 28th Street, and 30th Street from State Highway 195 to Newburg Road. Total cost for a two-day project is $20,560.
The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be Monday, April 1, 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall. The public is always invited.
A single vehicle crash at 3:05 p.m., March 18, 2019, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Carolyn P. Nicholson, 71, was killed when the F-250 pickup truck she was driving left the road and struck a tree on County Road 93 in Franklin County. Nicholson was med-flighted to Huntsville Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The crash occurred approximately 10 miles north of Haleyville. Nicholson was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash. No further information is available while State Troopers of the Quad Cities Trooper Post investigate the crash. – QCP -Alabama State Troopers
The Haleyville Fire Department responded to a call of a dust bin fire at Masonite Monday morning just after 9 a.m. There was a fire but not in the dust bin. Reportedly, the fire was in a construction trailer which belonged to a roofing contractor. The fire was quickly extinguished with some fire damage.