Pell City held its first regularly scheduled City Council meeting of the new term Monday from the James O. McGowan Chamber Halls.
With Jud Alverson now serving as Council President and Jason Mitcham serving as Pro Tem, the first work session and meeting covered an array of business items and appointments.
The council approved the date and time for its capital improvement plan work session for the Fiscal Year 2020/2021. The work session will take place on Monday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.
The council also approved the post-retirement employment contract of Penny Isbell. Isbell is a longtime public servant of Pell City and St. Clair County, most recently serving as city clerk for Pell City. The contract is contingent on approval from the Director of the Alabama Ethics Commission.
Alverson also received approval for his appointments for city committees. The council approved Mitcham staying on the Planning and Zoning Board.
The council tabled for two weeks discussion on the condemnation of two properties: 711 28th St. N. and 901 23rd Place N.
The council approved the abatement of two properties: 190 Vaughan Ln. and 400 29th Place N.
A rental rate schedule presented by CEPA was approved by the council.
A renovation budget at the Municipal Complex was approved by the council.
The Fire Department have been authorized for the purchase of chest compression devices.
The council approved the re-appointments of Ofes Forman, Alan Dwight Blair, Philip Guinn, Serge Brazzolotto, Bob Barnett and Wayne Smith to the Industrial Development Board.