With Ray Boshell and Boo Brooks attending by phone, with Mayor Sunseri absent, Drew Thrasher, Mayor Pro-Tem, presided over the Haleyville City Council meeting Tuesday morning, July 19. The meeting was rescheduled from Monday in order to certify the results of the Haleyville School Board.
The Council approved the June general operation bills and purchase orders in the amount $711,163.81. Also approved a resolution pertaining to he Opiod lawsuit settlement, which can be see below. The next scheduled Council meeting will be Monday, August 1, 5:0 PM at the Haleyville City Hall.
Do you have unwanted or broken computers, phones, or flatscreen TVs laying around? Don’t throw them in the trash! The Paradise 92.7 E-Cycle Drive lets you send these items off for recycling. Drop off your unwanted electronic devices at two locations in Winston County for a limited time.
Drop off locations are at the Double Springs Municipal Building at 23415 Highway 195, and at the Haleyville Neighborhood Facilities Building at 1205 10th Avenue.
Paradise 92.7 FM and HBTV encourage you to E-Cycle your unwanted electronics in order to keep them out of local landfills. Boxes on pallets have been provided for a very limited time at both locations for stacking the discarded items.
At the regular meeting held on July 5th 2022, the Haleyville City Council approved a resolution in support of improvements to the Haleyville Airport.
The council approved a bid submitted by Wiregrass Construction Company, Inc. for resurfacing the runway at Posey Field. Wiregrass submitted the only bid, totaling $2,552,318.25 which will be funded in part by the Alabama Department of Transportation and through applying for a Federal Aviation Administration grant. The council approved a separate resolution to apply for that FAA grant and made the bid acceptance contingent on the grant’s approval.
In other business, the council approved the purchase of a garbage truck from Sansom for $193,425.00, as well as purchasing a Report It program for $1,200. The council allocated $4,000 to the Downtown Park Fund to be used for entertainment, and appointed five members to the Heart of Haleyville Park Committee for a one year term. Those appointed to the park committee are Katie Tidwell, Brandon Norris, Will Walker, Holly Sutherland, and Jade Bice.
George Blue Russell was absent from the meeting with Mayor Ken Sunseri and other council members present.
QUAD CITIES POST – A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 10:50 p.m. Saturday, July 2, has claimed the life of a Russellville teen. The crash occurred when the 2018 Toyota Corolla in which the 17-year-old was a passenger, struck a 2017 Ford F150 driven by an 18-year-old Town Creek resident. The 17-year-old was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Toyota, Samuel Matias-Francisco, 20, of Russellville, another juvenile passenger, and the driver of the Ford were all transported to area hospitals for treatment. The crash occurred on Alabama 24 near the 43 mile marker, approximately eight miles west of Moulton, in Lawrence County. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate. – ALEA
The Haleyville City Council met on Monday, June 20, 2022. The following topics were discussed and approved:
- Regular Council Meeting Minutes 06/06/2022
- General Obligation Bills and PO’s $498,676.21
- Purchase of 3 Patrol SUV’s approximately $42,000.00 each
- Purchase of Utility Vehicle for Fire Dept
- Appoint Scott Knight to Zoning Board of Adjustments
The Haleyville City Council met on Monday, June 6, 2022. Resolutions up for approval were the 2021 Airport Improvement Project (Resolution #2022-21), Walking Track Repairs at the Haleyville Sports Complex (Resolution #2022-22), Culvert Replacement on 14th Avenue and in the Brookhaven Subdivision (Resolution #2022-23), paving the area behind the stage at The Heart of Haleyville Park (Resolution #2022-24), and acceptance of a bid for Winston County Road 90 Improvements (Resolution #2022-25). The full resolutions are below: Continue reading
Friday night, May 27th, families gathered for the 2022 Graduation Ceremony. There were 101 Candidates for Graduation, with 51 in the National Honor Society.
Caleb Snoddy with a total of 3012 votes was a clear winner of the Winston County Sheriff’s race in the Republican Primary Tuesday, May 24. With 52.2% of the total votes cast, he won with no run off. Bryan Kirkpatrick had 2051 votes or 35.5%, Michael Clark had 443 votes for k7.7% and Jame hicks, 262 votes or 4%.
For Winston County Commission District 1, Rutger Hyche the winner with 1875 votes for a 53.3% of the total.
For the record, Kay Ivey had the majority 2866 votes giving her a 49.6% win at least in Winston County.
The results of other races which are affected by votes outside Winston County can be found on the Secretary of State web site: Click Here
The Haleyville City Council met Monday, May 16 with Councilman Blue Russell absent. The April bills and purchase orders totaling $520,375.37 was approved. The Council approved four resolutions.
Resolution 22-17 was a change order for the Lakeland Parking Lot resurfacing. $10,443.79 was approved to balance the cover the actual quantiles of asphalt needed for the project.
Resolution 22-18 was an Engineering Agreement with the Cassady Company to provide services for the Brookhaven project not to exceed $20,500.
Resolution 22-19 authorized the Cassady Company to advertise for bids to complete work in the Brookhaven Subdivision. Funds have been received from the Rebuild Alabama Act Annual Grant Program to resurface the streets in Brookhaven.
Resolution 22-2 changes the amount to be paid to the Cassady Company on the Industrial Access Road for widening and resurfacing of the Botush Industrial Park. The actual Engineering Design Service will be provided by others.
The City of Haleyville are seeking two full time street and sanitation employees. Applications are available at city hall. The next scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, June 6, 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall.