Haleyville City Council

The Haleyville City Council met Monday with Councilmen Blue Russell and Royce Benefield absent. The Council approved the purchase of a Kubota Mower for the Street Department for $12,900.

A Resolution was approved which states the objections of the City of Haleyville to an Alabama Senate Bill 264 which would allow the installation of utility poles and wireless facilities within the city-owned right-of-way. Among the objections raised in the Resolution included the need for local governments to manage its own right-of-way and could result in a proliferation of aesthetically objectionable utility poles in Haleyville right-of-way.

The Council approved a Resolution authorizing Mayor Sunseri to enter into a contract with the Cassady Company for engineering services for the Wildlife Fencing at the Haleyville Airport in the amount of $36,085.00. Another Resolution was approved for the Federal Aviation Administration funding of approximately 4,070 linear feet of a 10′ fence to be added to the south, southwest and northwest side of the airport property.

A Resolution was approved for planned street paving for the City which includes 20th Street and 20th Avenue. Park of this paving will include the South Haleyville Church of Christ parking lot which is being done per a previous agreement with the Chuch to use the parking lot for the South Haleyville Scout Hut and storm shelter.

The Council accepted the low bid for glass doors for Park and Rec from North Alabama Glass for $2,675.00.

Mayor Sunseri announced the planned retirement of Haleyville Police Officer Jason Williams.

The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be on Monday, May 20, 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall.