The Haleyville City Hall, Library, Neighborhood Facility Building, Senior Citizen Center will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The Haleyville City Council, which would normally meet the third Monday has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 17, 5:30 p.m. at City Hall
In a special called meeting of the Haleyville Board of Education Tuesday, Todd McNutt was selected to be the head football coach as well as Athletic Director for HHS. Coach McNutt was already the head baseball coach and will continue wearing that hat as well. The HHS conference room was packed with students, friends, and family who came for the Board of Education selection and announcement.
CITY OF HALEYVILLE, AL
POSITION AVAILABLE: STREET & SANITATION DEPARTMENT
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Must be physically fit and able to perform strenuous work in all types of weather. Must have valid Alabama driver’s license and be able to acquire Class A CDL license within 6 months and be able to operate heavy equipment.
Applications may be picked up at the Street & Sanitation Shop located at 1204 10th Avenue. Call Street & Sanitation Supervisor Barry Farris at (205) 486-5025 for more information.
E.O.E. – A.D.O.
The following will be closed Friday, January 6 for inclement weather:
Haleyville and Winston County Schools
Franklin County Schools
Marion County Schools
Haleyville Senior Citizens Center
Listen to Paradise 92.7 for weather updates.
The first meeting of the year for the Haleyville City Council had two seats empty. Councilman Richard Bettinger was absent and the recent death of Councilman George Russell precipitated the Mayor and Council to declare a vacancy on the Council. Mayor Sunseri stated the law allows for the Council to appoint someone to fill the remainder of Russell’s term. The appointment will be made within the next 60 days.
In other business, the Mayor and Council approved a change order for the new sports complex, specifically for irrigation, sod, and skinned infield to cover for additional sod and fill dirt at a cost of $5,192.00. (Resolution 2017-01)
The Council approved the acceptance of a grant for $150,000 under the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This money will be used to pave the parking area in the new sports complex.
Also approved $3,000 the purchase of grass seed, fertilizer, lime and hay and the rental of a mulching machine to stop erosion on the land around the sports complex Trees-R-Us was contracted to place netting and the above material for 2,800.00.
The city formerly accepted the 2010 Tacoma pickup donated by the family of Mr. Joseph Tarbutton who became disoriented and drove to Haleyville from Pennsylvania in his pickup the weekend before Christmas. Mayor Sunseri stated the pickup will be utilized by the city.
The retirement of Gary Adams from the Street and Sanitation Department was approved along with approval to advertise for a replacement employee.
The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be on Monday, January 16 at 5:30 at City Hall.
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Winston County Sheriff Tommy Moore has released the name of the man whose body was found Thursday, December 29 in a ravine next to Highway 278 east of Natural Bridge. The man was identified as Harvey Kilgore, Jr., 33, who was last seen alive at the Natural Bridge Motel on November 14. His body was sent to the Alabama State Forensics Lab and the cause of death has not yet been determined. The death investigation is still ongoing.
The Haleyville City Council which normally meets the first and third Mondays each month has rescheduled the meeting for tonight to Tuesday, January 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall. One of the main items will be to declare a vacancy on the council following the recent death of Councilman George Russell. At some point in the near future, it is expected a replacement will be appointed by the Mayor to fulfill the remainder of Mr. Russell’s four-year term.