Tree lighting cancelled in Glen Allen

The Glen Allen Town Council, during its Nov. 3 meeting, elected to cancel the town’s annual Christmas tree lighting event for this year due to constraints posed by the COVID-19 virus.
Mayor Allen J. Dunavant presented the agenda item before the council at its regularly scheduled council meeting. Discussion among the council raised numerous concerns with regards to planning, preparing and hosting the annual event, with the overall concern being for the safety of those who would be participating and attending the event.


Glen Allen Council certifies new municipal officers

The Glen Allen Town Council passed resolutions 3-20 through 8-20, certifying the municipal election results at its Tuesday, Sept. 1 council meeting. Since there was only one candidate qualifying for each position on the town’s governing board, an election was not required for this election cycle. Mayor Allen J. Dunavant presented and read aloud the resolutions which were specified for each position of the governing body.

Glen Allen discusses availability of CARES Act funds

The Glen Allen town council met on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Glen Allen Community Center. All council members were in attendance for the monthly meeting. Addressing items of old business, Mayor Allen J. Dunavant announced that municipal elections would not be held during the upcoming municipal election cycle, as only one candidate had qualified for each position for the town’s governing body. He acknowledged that Joel Isham would be a newcomer to the town council, serving as councilman in Seat Two, as councilwoman Gail Bircheat decided not to seek re-election for that position.

Berry Town Council purchases new software

The Berry Town Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on June 1. Councilman Christopher Rice was absent, with all other council members present. A motion was made by Councilman Calvin Madison to table a resolution to declare two Chevrolet Silverado pickups as surplus items, pending a determination concerning the value of the pickups. The motion was seconded by Councilwoman Mary Sue Lollar and approved unanimously.

Fayette City Council selects budget committee

Trace Norris and Dustin Morgan, two Fayette police officers who recently graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy, led the Pledge of Allegiance at the July 23 Fayette City Council meeting. Shown from left: Fayette Mayor Ray Nelson, former Fayette Alabama Communities of Excellence Coordinator Bobby Avant, Norris, Fayette Police Chief Danny Jenkins, Morgan and Council President Pro Tem Cedric Wilson.

Mayor Ray Nelson appointed a budget committee for the 2020 fiscal year during the Fayette City Council’s July 23 meeting. All council members were present for the meeting. Nelson asked the President Pro Tem of the council, Cedric Wilson, to be the chairman of the committee. Councilman Jason Cowart and Councilman Eddy Campbell volunteered to be on the budget committee, and was subsequently appointed to the three-man committee by the mayor.


Glen Allen holds council meeting

The Glen Allen Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 2 at the Town Hall. All council members were in attendance for the meeting. Addressing an item which had been tabled from the March council meeting, Mayor Allen J. Dunavant asked each councilor to submit a nominee to serve on the Glen Allen Community Club Committee. Following discussion among the council, the following individuals were agreed upon and appointed to serve:  Tracie Hubbert, Virginia Tucker, Candice Shipp, Crissy Youngblood, Shirley Jones and Sue Hubbert.


Berry Council appoints new council member, judge and city prosecutor

The Berry Town Council appointed a new town council member, municipal judge and city prosecutor to fill vacancies that occurred recently in those positions. Council members Russell Madison, Chris Rice and Calvin Madison were in attendance for the regularly scheduled monthly meeting, held Monday, Dec. 3 at Berry Town Hall. Absent from the meeting was Councilman Troyce Townsel. Berry Mayor Jimmy Madison, Town Clerk Marie McClusky and Berry Police Chief Gerald DeDeaux were also in attendance for the meeting.

Glen Allen holds council meeting

The Glen Allen Town Council held its regular scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the town’s community center. Councilwoman Willie Rose McClinton was not in attendance. Following standard opening procedures, Mayor Allen J. Dunavant welcomed political candidates whom were in attendance, allowing them an opportunity to address the council during the meeting. Each candidate presented their platforms and following their presentations, the council asked questions and discussed concerns with each candidate.


Berry Council holds October meeting

The Berry Town Council held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Oct.1, with Councilman Wesley Jacobs and Councilman Christopher Rice being absent from the meeting. All other council members were present for the meeting. Councilman Russell Madison made a motgion to appoint Michael Frost to fill the unexpired term of Corey Kizzire on the Berry Park and Recreation Board. Councilman Troyce Townsel seconded the motion and the motion was approved unanimously. Frost’s term on the board will expire on March 1, 2019.