Town Council

Glen Allen approves Rebuild Alabama Plan



During its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Glen Allen Town Council voted to pass Resolution 2 - 21, adopting the town’s annual transportation plan. The transportation plan is a requirement of the Rebuild Alabama Act (House Bill 2019 - 2), which was passed by the Alabama Legislature. The bill requires each municipality to show accountability for the expected revenue levied from excise tax received from the state on gasoline and diesel fuel in 2022.

 

Berry to seek grants for sewer line upgrades



The Berry Town Council approved a resolution to apply for grants that will allow the town to upgrade and replace a portion of its sewer lines during its Aug. 2 meeting. Councilwoman Mary Sue Lollar and Councilman Russell Madison were absent from the meeting, with all other council members present. Following a brief discussion concerning the need to replace and upgrade a portion of the town’s sewer lines, Councilman Calvin Madison made a motion to seek grants for funds that will assist with the project. Councilman Troyce Townsel seconded the motion, and the motion passed unanimously.

Glen Allen Council discusses new air conditioning units


Pictured is the Glen Allen Town Hall.

The Glen Allen Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at the town’s community center. Councilman Robert Aldridge and Councilwoman Willie Rose McClinton were absent from the monthly meeting. Following standard meeting procedures, Mayor Allen J. Dunavant addressed an item of old business. He informed the council that the air conditioning units had been installed in the Town Hall and the Post Office.

Berry Council approves lease with Alabama Power



The Berry Town Council approved a lease agreement with Alabama Power during its Monday, July 12 meeting, All council members were present for the meeting. Alabama Power has requested that the Town of Berry allow it to use a portion of the town’s industrial park on a month-to-month basis at a lease fee of $2,500 per month. Councilman Calvin Madison made a motion to allow Berry Mayor Jimmy Madison to sign the lease agreement with Alabama Power, and the motion was seconded by Councilman Troyce Townsel. The motion was approved by a unanimous vote.

Wisemiller addresses Glen Allen Council



The Glen Allen Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, July 6 at the town’s community center. Councilman Dustin Youngblood was not in attendance for the monthly scheduled meeting. Mayor Allen J. Dunavant welcomed Tom Wisemiller, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance (also known as C3), to address the council. Wisemiller informed the council that he was proud to be onboard and leading the effort of economic development for the the C3 Alliance across the three-county region.

Berry Council holds brief meeting


Pictured are the Berry Town Council members at the June 7 meeting. From left: Mary Sue Lollar, Charles Tidwell, Russell Madison, Troyce Townsel and Calvin Madison.

The Berry Town Council held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, June 7. All council members were present for the meeting. During the absence of acting Police Chief Bart Norris, Berry mayor Jimmy Madison gave the police report covering May 1 – June 6. Mayor Madison said that 36 arrests were made by the department, with many of the arrests coming as the result of serving warrants. The Berry Police Department also issued 27 traffic citations and filed 15 reports.

 

Glen Allen to address paving concerns



The Glen Allen Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, June 1 at the town’s community center. Council members Robert Aldridge and Willie Rose McClinton were not in attendance for the regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Mayor Allen J. Dunavant addressed the council with his concerns about the conditions of the town’s streets, stating that several of the streets were in very deteriorated conditions.

Berry approves Community Service Programs agreement


Pictured is the Berry Town Council at its May 3 meeting. Shown from left: Mayor Jimmy Madison, and council members: Mary Sue Lollar, Charles Tidwell, Russell Madison, Troyce Townsel and Calvin Madison.

The Berry Town Council approved a “Memorandum of Understanding” with Community Service Programs of Alabama during its May 3 meeting. All council members were present for the meeting. According to Berry Mayor Jimmy Madison, there are some funds available through Community Services Programs to help people in financial need with their water bills. For the town’s water customers to be able to use the program for assistance, the town had to pass a Memorandum of Understanding.

 

Berry Council discusses AirMedCare benefits for employees


Shown are the members of the Berry Town Council at its April 5 meeting. From left: Mayor Jimmy Madison, Councilwoman Mary Sue Lollar, Councilman Charles Tidwell, Councilman Russell Madison, Councilman Troyce Townsel and Councilman Calvin Madison.

The Berry Town Council voted at its April 5 meeting to pay half the cost for employees who wanted to purchase a AirMedCare membership. All council members were present for the meeting. Representatives from AirEvac attended the March meeting of the Berry Town Council and said that the town could purchase a membership in the program for employees at a cost of $65 each. Town Clerk Marie McCluskey said that the company  told her that many counties and municipalities are participating in a similar plan.

 

Glen Allen Council rejects paving bid



The Glen Allen Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday. April 6 at the town’s community center. Councilman Dustin Youngblood was not in attendance, with all other council members present. The council chose to reject the only bid received for the proposed street paving project, which would have addressed repaving Birch, Hickory and Twin Streets, Allen Avenue, 11th and 12th Streets East and 10th Street West. Mayor Allen J.