City Council

Council honors former resident


The family of Pearl Young received a proclamation honoring her memory during the Sept. 13 Fayette City Council meeting. Shown from left, front: Sharon Morgan (cousin), Ann Whitson (sister), Bishop Mary Craig (sister), Pamela Young Pritchett (daughter), Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, Jacqueline Wright (niece) and Emmett Morgan (cousin). Back: Council members Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Virettia Whiteside, Tommy Williams, Jerry Nichols and Eddy Campbell.

The Fayette City Council issued a proclamation during its Sept. 13 meeting, honoring the life and legacy of former Fayette resident Pearl Young. Young was killed in a senseless act of violence during the mass shooting at the Tops Market in Buffalo, N.Y. on May 14. All council members were present for the meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, Emmett Morgan, a cousin to Young, led the council in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Fayette City Council approves sewer rate increase


Shown from left: Fayette Mayor Rod Northam is shown with outgoing Junior City Council Mayor Shanti Enis and incoming Junior City Council Mayor Benjamin Olive.

The Fayette City Council approved the sewer rate increases, that had been previously introduced, during its Aug. 9 meeting. All council members were present for the meeting.
Prior to the start of the meeting, Jeff Crowley, manager of the Fayette Housing Authority, led the council in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Fayette City Council considers new sewer rate


Pictured at the July 26 meeting of the Fayette City Council, from left: Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Councilman Tommy Williams, Mayor Rod Northam, Councilman Eddy Campbell, Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside, Junior Council Mayor Shanti Enis and City Clerk Dawn Clapp.

The Fayette City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 26. All council members, with the exception of Councilman Jerry Nichols, were present for the meeting. City Accountant Rick McCabe opened the meeting with prayer and Mayor Rod Northam led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Fayette City Council discusses upcoming projects


Pictured is the Fayette City Council at its July 12 meeting. From left: Councilman Jerry Nichols, Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Councilman Tommy Williams, Mayor Rod Northam, Councilman Eddy Campbell, Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside, Fayette Junior City Council Mayor Pro Tem Aeilya Walker and City Clerk Dawn Clapp.

The Fayette City Council discussed its plans and options concerning several possible upcoming projects during its July 12 meeting. All council members were present for the meeting. Kelcey Hale led the council in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance prior to the beginning of the meeting.

 

Fayette City Council approves premium pay


Shown at the June 28 meeting of the Fayette City Council, from left: Councilman Jerry Nichols, Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Councilman Tommy Williams, Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside, Junior Fayette City Council Mayor Shanti Enis and Fayette City Clerk Dawn Clapp.

The Fayette City Council, during its June 28 meeting, approved a motion that will award one-time premium pay to city employees. Councilman Eddy Campbell was absent from the meeting, with all other council members present. Prior to the beginning of the meeting, Alexis Wilson led the prayer and Aeilya Walker led the Pledge of Allegiance.  

 

Fayette City Council votes to allow tax abatements


Matt Moon, general manager of O’Neal Manufacturing Services, is shown addressing the Fayette City Council. Also pictured in the background is Tom Wisemiller, president and CEO of the Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance.

The Fayette City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 14. All council members, with the exception of Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside and Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, were present for the meeting. Councilman Tommy Williams opened the meeting with prayer and also led the Pledge of Allegiance. Tom Wisemiller, president and CEO of the Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance (C3), spoke to the council concerning sales, usage and property tax abatements for a possible new industry.

 

Council approves purchases for Fire Dept.


Shown at the May 24 Fayette City Council meeting, from left: Councilman Jerry Nichols, Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Councilman Tommy Williams and Mayor Pro Tem Eddy Campbell.

The Fayette City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 24. All council members, with the exception of Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside were present for the meeting. In the absence of Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, Mayor Pro Tem Eddy Campbell presided over the meeting. Caleb Hall led the council in prayer and his daughter Macy Hall led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Fayette Police Dept. promote officers at meeting


The Fayette Police Department promoted two of its officers in rank during the April 26 Fayette City Council meeting. Shown from left: Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, Lieutenant Michael Kelley, Assistant Police Chief Mark Allison and Fayette Police Chief Danny Jenkins.

Fayette Police Chief Danny Jenkins announced the promotion of two officers during the April 26 meeting of the Fayette City Council. All council members were present for the meeting. Pastor Carlos Moore led those in attendance in prayer, with Fayette Mayor Rod Northam leading the Pledge of Allegiance.