County Commission

Hubbert, Cox take oaths of office


David Hubbert is shown taking the oath of office from Judge Freeman as his wife Tracie Hubbert holds the Bible.

The Fayette County Commission held a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to discuss various items of business. Prior to the beginning of the meeting, newly elected Commissioner David Hubbert took the oath of office, and Commissioner Brad Cox was also administered the oath of office to begin a new term. All commissioners were present for the meeting.

 

Commission votes to purchase service truck


Shown at the Oct. 24 meeting of the Fayette County Commission, from left: Commissioner John Underwood, Commissioner Wesley Jacobs, Commissioner Robert Townley, Commissioner Shane Hughes and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman.

The Fayette County Commission voted during its Oct. 24 meeting to purchase a new service truck for the county off of the state bid list. Commissioner Barry Corkren and Commissioner Brad Cox were absent from the meeting, with all other commissioners present.

 

Fayette Co. Commission hires new engineer


Shown is a portion of the crowd that attended the July 25 commission meeting held in Belk.

The Fayette County Commission hired a new county engineer during its July 25 meeting, held at the Belk Community Center at the request of District 1 Commissioner Brad Cox. All commissioners were present for the meeting. Commission Chairman Mike Freeman announced that the commission has been without an engineer for the past two – three months following the resignation of the previous engineer Josh Knight. He said that three applicants had been interviewed for the position, and that one candidate for the position had received a second interview.

 

Commission adopts opioid resolution


Pictured at the July 11 Fayette County Commission meeting, from left: Commissioners John Underwood, Wesley Jacobs, Shane Hughes, Brad Cox and Robert Townley.

The Fayette County Commission adopted a resolution to join in a statewide opioid settlement with other counties and municipalities during its July 11 meeting. Commission Chairman Mike Freeman was absent due to attending a state conference, and Commissioner Barry Corkren was also absent from the meeting.

 

County Commission holds meeting in Bobo Community


Pictured is a portion of the large crowd in the Bobo Community that attended the June 27 meeting of the Fayette County Commission.

The Fayette County Commission held its June 27 meeting at the Bobo Community Center at the request of District Two Commissioner Shane Hughes. All commissioners were present for the meeting, with the exception of Commissioner Barry Corkren.

 

Commission holds brief meeting


Shown at the June 13 Fayette Co. Commission meeting, from left: Commissioner Barry Corkren, Commissioner Robert Townley, Commissioner Wesley Jacobs, Commissioner Shane Hughes and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman.

The Fayette County Commission held a very brief meeting on June 13 at the Fayette County Courthouse. Commissioner Brad Cox and Commissioner John Underwood were absent from the meeting, with all other commissioners present. Commissioner Barry Corkren made a motion to allow the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department to be added to the “Brinks supports first responders donation program wait list.”

 

Nichols-Slatton receives state award



Fayette County Administrator Brooke Nichols-Slatton was named the 2022 John Ray Gordon County Administrator of the Year by the Association of County Administrators of Alabama (ACAA) in recognition of her service to her profession. Nichols-Slatton was selected by a committee of her peers from around the state to receive the ACAA’s highest honor at its annual conference in May.

 

Former Commissioner passes away


Ray Clark

Former Fayette County Commissioner Ray Clark passed away on Wednesday, May 11 at the age of 81. Clark was well-known throughout the area for  being a successful businessman, having owned and operated logging and trucking businesses for years. In 1989, Clark received the prestigious honor of being named the “Alabama Logger of the Year.”

 

Commission issues resolution for Brown’s retirement



The Fayette County Commission announced the issuance of a resolution commemorating the retirement of Margaret Brown from the Fayette County Soil and Conservation office during its May 9 meeting. All of the commissioners were present for the meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, Commission Chairman Mike Freeman called Brown to the front of the room as he read aloud a resolution from the Fayette County Commission, congratulating Brown for her 39 years of dedicated service to the Soil and Conservation district office.