Haleyville City Council

Tuesday, September 4 – 11 a.m.-The Haleyville City Council met Tuesday (instead of Monday, a holiday) with Drew Thrasher absent. The Council met early, 11 a.m. in order to meet the deadline for certifying the city school board election by noon. Three resolutions were also approved. The first states the City of Haleyville will enter into a partnership with the Coach Safely Foundation to provide mandatory training required by the Coach Safely Act and to promote awareness of youth athletic safety and enhance the youth athletic experience in the City of Haleyville. The second approves a revolving loan for $150,000 through the Northwest Alabama Council of Local governments, (NACOG), for resurfacing roads in the Haleyville Industrial area. Specifically, the Old Hamilton Road from SR129 to 5th Street, used by Ridge Pointe Manufacturing, Alabama Avenue from SR129 to Dolphin Road, used by Mar-Jac Poultry and Winston furniture, and a section of Boar Tush Road from the railroad crossing to Sam Letson Industrial Road, used by all industry in the South Industrial Park.

The third approved the results of the election on September 4 for the two seats of the School Board. Barry Burleson and Chad Tidwell both received a majority of the votes for seats 2 and 3 respectfully and will assume their seats at the meeting of the Board in March 2019.

The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be on Monday, September 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall.