Tuesday, September 8, 2015 | 7:09 PM
The Haleyville City Council met Tuesday with all members present. After approving the minutes of the last meeting, the council agreed to provide the maintenance for a traffic signal at the intersection of Highway 13 North and 8th Avenue, or Dime Road. This is the same agreement the city has had with the state for many years for traffic signals at all intersections on state highways.
The council approved a change order on the paving project behind the Neighborhood Facilities Building to include an additional 1,250 feet of 10th Avenue to the north of the facilities building. The additional cost will be $7,286.65.
The city will advertise for a part time worker as a Park and Recreation Activities Assistant. The job will be for no more than 20 hours per week to work ballgames, concessions, party rentals and assist the Sport Coordinator in signups, drafts, and data entry.
It was noted the Mark Forester Foundation had donated $1,000 to the the city for help on traffic control for the recent Freedom Run.
The mayor announced tax revenue was up for August. Sales and use tax was $236,557.99, compared to $198,269.37 this time last year. Occupational tax was $89,214.78, compared to $88,214.76. Alcohol tax was $10,784.82, down slightly from last month. The total income, including sales, occupational and alcohol tax was $315,557.57, compared to $274,970,19 last year.
Mayor Sunseri reminded the public of the open house at the Joint forces Readiness Center this Saturday, September 12, 1 to 4 p.m to support the local ANational Guard unit.
The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be Monday, 21 September, 5:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Facilities Building.