The Glen Allen Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at the community center. Council Member Bobbie S. McCraw and Dustin Youngblood were not in attendance for the monthly meeting. Following standard opening procedures, Rick McCabe of McCabe and Associates, addressed the council. McCabe, who is a certified public accountant, recently completed the 2020 audit of the town’s financial statements.
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.
The Glen Allen town council met on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the town’s community center. Council members Gail Bircheat and Bobbies S. McCraw were not in attendance for the monthly meeting.
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.
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.
An accident in Glen Allen on Wednesday, July 8 claimed the life of a Fayette County resident. Gaylon Wayne Dubose Jr., 53, of Glen Allen, was killed when a Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train struck him on a section of tracks near Glen Allen. The accident happened at approximately 7 p.m., and according to investigators, Dubose died on the scene. Lieutenant Dustin Hulsey, investigator for the Winfield Police Department, was one of the officers who responded to the scene.
The Glen Allen Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, July 7 at the Glen Allen Community Center. Councilwoman Gail Bircheat and Councilman Dustin Youngblood were not in attendance for the monthly meeting. Following standard operating procedures, Mayor Allen J. Dunavant announced the notice for the election of municipal officers. Citizens will elect the mayor and council members for each place on the town’s governing council.
The Glen Allen Town Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 2. The monthly meeting was held at the town’s community center to abide by social distancing recommendations in dealing with COVID-19. Councilwoman Gail Bircheat and Councilman Dustin Youngblood were absent. Mayor Allen J. Dunavant presented before the council Ordinance 2-2020, which recommended setting qualification fees for the upcoming August municipal elections.
The Glen Allen Town Council met on Tuesday, April 7 for its regular monthly meeting. Councilwoman Bobbie S. McCraw was not in attendance for the meeting. Due to statewide guidelines concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the council meeting was held in the Glen Allen Community Center parking lot with all councilors remaining in their own personal vehicles in an attempt to abide by the recommendations of the COVID-19 social distancing requirements.