St. Clair News Aegis (Pell City, AL)


March 13, 2013

St. Clair County Commission tax dollars at work

Pell City — At the St. Clair County Commission meeting Tuesday, the commission took action on the following items to address needs of the county.

—Approved $31,700 for the purchase, installation, freight and equipment of two security X-ray machines at the courthouses.

—Approved the request of the county engineer to purchase a 2013 Ford Explorer off the state bid list in the amount $26, 539, a budgeted item.

—Approved Certificates of Indebtedness for Love’s Travel Stop Country Stores, Inc. and High Tide Oil Company, authorizing validation proceedings.

—Approved an appropriation in the amount of $1,000 to the City of Springville for the 4th annual Take Your Kid Fishin’ at Big Springs Park May 11.

—Approved an appropriation in the amount of $1,000 to support youth 4-H programs.

—Approved the reclassification of 4.5 miles of Chandler Mountain Road as a Rural Major Collector by ALDOT and FHWA.  The road now qualifies for ATRIP funding.

—Approved Blaine Gallahar for the contract engineering aid position.

—Approved the hire of Sandy Simpson to the part-time driver position in the county transportation department.

—Approved creating and posting two temporary positions for the receptionist clerk vacancy in the county commission office.

—Approved the request of the county revenue commissioner to post a vacancy for a Mapper II position.

—Approved advertising for the vacant Road Worker I position to be filled in April.

—Approved posting a vacancy for one full time deputy position to be hired April 1 to replace Zach Hollingsworth who is retiring March 31.

—Accepted the resignation of Kenny Womack from the Public Parks and Recreation Board of St. Clair County, allowing the previous of approval of Jimmy Hollander to the board to go into effect.

—Reappointed Don Smith to the St. Clair County Parks and Recreation Board.

—Approved a resolution commending Teresa Lovejoy on her 60th birthday.


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