Town Council

Glen Allen searching for water plant operator



The Glen Allen Town Council held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct 1 at the town hall. Council members Gail Bircheat and Willie Rose McClinton were not in attendance for the meeting. The council discussed and reviewed possible options for filling the town’s water department’s water operator position. Water operator John Wakefield had previously notified the council of his desire to resign, but stated that he would continue in the position to allow time for the council to address the situation.

 

Berry Town Council approves FY 2020 budget



The Berry Town Council approved its fiscal year 2020 budget during its Sept. 9 meeting. Councilman Chris Rice was absent, with all other council members present for the meeting.
Berry Town Clerk Marie McClusky said that sales tax and business license fees have increased during the past year. Court revenue was projected to be approximately the same as last year, with interest for the general fund slightly higher due to an interest rate increase on the town’s certificate of deposit. Other revenues for the town were projected to be similar to the revenues from the previous year.

Glen Allen Council holds monthly meeting



The Glen Allen town council elected to form an exploratory committee to consider possible options with regards to hiring a water operator for oversight of the town’s water department.
During the council meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 3, Mayor Allen J. Dunavant announced that water operator, John Wakefield had relayed his desire to step-down from the position as town water operator. Wakefield had informed Town Clerk Shirley Stewart of his decision, stating that he would like to focus more time on his personal business.

Berry votes to repair water tanks, adopt street plan


Pictured from left are council members Mary Sue Lollar, Russell Madison and Calvin Madison at the Aug. 5 meeting of the Berry Town Council.

The Berry Town Council voted at its Aug. 5 meeting to repair the town’s water tank and adopt its plan for revenue expenditures under the new “Rebuild Alabama Act.” Councilman Troyce Townsel was absent from the meeting and Councilman Chris Rice arrived late. All other council members were present at the beginning of the meeting.

No police report was given for the month in the absence of Berry Police Chief Gerald DeDeaux.

 

Glen Allen Council holds monthly meeting


Shown is the Glen Allen Town Hall.

The Glen Allen Town Council unanimously elected to refrain from seeking funding from the Alabama Power Foundation’s “Good Roots” grant program during its July 9 council meeting. Councilwoman Bobbie McCraw was not in attendance for the meeting. The Good Roots grant is available for municipal governments, educational institutions and non-profit organizations for the purpose of purchasing trees for planting in locations deemed as prominent areas, such as parks, landscaping projects and gateway areas.

Berry holds monthly council meeting


Shown at the Berry council meeting, from left: Mayor Jimmy Madison, and council members Mary Sue Lollar, Russell Madison and Calvin Madison.

The Berry Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 1. Councilman Chris Rice and Councilman Troyce Townsel were absent, with all other council members present.
Councilman Russell Madison made a motion to appoint Andy Lowery to the Berry Park and Recreation Board, and the motion was seconded by Councilman Calvin Madison. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote of the council members present.

 

Glen Allen Town Council holds monthly meeting



The Glen Allen Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 4 at the Town Hall. All council members were in attendance for the meeting.
Mayor Allen J. Dunavant presented before the council a request inquiry from Alabama PALS (People Against a Littered State) with regards to the town’s participation in the statewide Adopt-a-Mile program.

 

Berry Council reinstates Townsel to position


Shown is the Berry Town Council at its June 3 meeting. From left: Councilwoman Mary Sue Lollar and councilmen Chris Rice, Russell Madison and Troyce Townsel. Not shown, but also present for the meeting was Councilman Calvin Madison.


The Berry Town Council voted to unanimously reinstate Troyce Townsel to his position on the council during its June 3 meeting. Townsel had missed meetings for 90 consecutive days or longer and according to a town’s ordinance, he had to be reappointed to his position on the council by a vote of the council members. Council Member Russell Madison made a motion to reappoint Townsel, and the motion was seconded by Council Member Chris Rice. The council members unanimously voted to approve the motion.

 

Berry Town Council approves water report



The Berry Town Council approved a resolution to adopt the 2018 municipal water pollution prevention report during its regularly scheduled monthly meeting, held on May 13 at the town hall. All council members with the exception of Troyce Townsel were in attendance for the meeting. No police report for the previous month was presented to the council due to the absence of Berry Police Chief Gerald DeDeaux.