Monday, September 21 – The Haleyville city Council met with all members present and approved the general operating bills for August in the amount of $465,114.06. The Council also approved a resolution to apply for Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT), Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program II (ATRIP II) funds for the addition of a left turn lane at the intersection of SR-195 and 20th Avenue during fiscal year 2021. The City of Haleyville will request ALDOT waive any requirements to relocate utilities or that ALDT pay for any utility relocations.
A Resolution was approved for the following streets considered for the 2020 Fall Paving Project:
- 12th Avenue, between 29th Place and 11th Avenue
- Briarwood Drive
- Patch at Culvert on North Hills Drive
- Patch at 34th Street
- Hill Top Subdivision (partial)
- Acting City Engineer, Calvin Cassady, P.E., has reviewed these streets and provided cost estimates totaling $205,238.00 to complete this work. These projects will be bid out.
The Council approved a pay scale for custodian pay, starting at $11.00/hour.
The Government Health Insurance will increase 5.5% for 2021. The Council approved a motion for the City to absorb the Health Insurance increase for City employees.
The Council approved an ordinance to ratify an existing privilege license tax and to authorize the pledge of a specified portion of the proceeds thereof for the Healthcare Authority of Haleyville and Winston County. The Trust Indenture by the Authority.
The Authority has advised the City that the Authority needs to issue revenue bonds (the “Public Health Care Bonds”) pursuant to the Authority Law to provide for capital improvements to, and the operation and maintenance of, the public health care facilities of the Authority. Regions Bank will be the trustee.
The Council approved $1495 for a new web site constructed by Traci Snoddy of Double Springs.
The next scheduled Haleyville City Council meeting will be Monday, October 5, 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall.