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Council approves bids, announces re-do on another Tuesday, 21 May 2019 18:19

The Scottsboro City Council voted to approve the motion to delete previous bids for the new mower for the street department in order to allow everyone to have a fair try to bid as one bid was late previously.

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Memorial Day program to be held Monday Tuesday, 21 May 2019 18:16

The Veterans Memorial Day Program will be held on Monday, May 27th at 10:45.

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Commission approves voting precinct changes Tuesday, 21 May 2019 18:11

The commission met on Monday, May 13, 2019 to vote on several items on the agenda.

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Last week an Organizational Meeting was held by the Scottsboro City Council following the swearing in of Mike Ashburn, Pudge Bailey and Gary Stewart.

The newly elected members joined Patrick Stewart and Greg Mashburn on the council.
Patrick Stewart was elected as council president. Mashburn was nominated and elected as council pro tempore.
Ashburn and Bailey were added to the Solid Waste Disposal Authority, a separate legal entity from the city of Scottsboro, composed of the City Clerk, the City Council and the Mayor.
Bailey was nominated for and added to the Planning Commission as well.
During the work session council members heard from Paige Airheart  who spoke regarding the Airheart abatement case on Tupelo Pike and Maple Avenue. Airheart explained that the property, previously owned by her father, the late Gene Airheart, the house lot on Tupelo Pike was cleared in October. Airheart explained that the lot has been used by the rail road as a debris drop off and she has attempted to contact them regarding clean up. Several companies have been contacted to take down the feed mill and salvage some of the wood. She explained that she is attempting to salvage as much as possible in order to honor her father. She also reported that other portions of the property will be bush hogged and maintained.
The Winsouth Credit Union building was discussed by Mayor Robin Shelton. Shelton explained that this property was previously Goose Pond Credit Union, however, it is city owned property. The abandoned property doesn’t have water or power. The Street Department has cleaned the property up since learning of its abandonment. Shelton asked to let the Industrial Development Board maintain the property. He stated that Northeast Alabama Community College is looking to open a Truck Driving School and would like to utilize the building. Shelton stated that this program has been successful in other counties.
Shelton also spoke regarding a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Scottsboro and the Scottsboro Board of Education and Scottsboro Water, Sewer and Gas. A voluntary funding source to provide additional School Resource Officers is currently in the works. The Board of Education will roll out their solicitation of funds in December, 2018. These funds will be used to place a resource officer in each Scottsboro City School with two in Scottsboro High School. Currently, the schools have two resource officers, one of which covers Scottsboro High School and one who covers the four additional schools. No resource officer will be hired until funding is received to employ one officer for one semester of school.  Scottsboro Police Chief Ralph Dawe explained rookie officers will not be hired as School Resource Officers.  The cost of a School Resource officer is approximately $68,000 per year. 

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