County Commission

Hudson selected as assistant county engineer


Halee Hudson was hired on Jan. 8 as the new assistant engineer for Fayette County.

Halee Hudson, a 2022 graduate of The University of Alabama, was hired during the Fayette County Commission’s Jan. 8 meeting as the new assistant engineer for the county. (Note: Other items transacted during the Jan. 8 meeting will be covered in the Jan. 17 issue of The Times-Record.)

 

Commission approves tax abatements


Pictured at the Dec. 11 Fayette County Commission meeting, from left: Commissioners John Underwood, Wesley Jacobs, Robert Townley, David Hubbert, Shane Hughes and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman.

The Fayette County Commission held its regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 11 at the Fayette Courthouse Annex building. Commissioner Brad Cox was not present at the meeting, with all other commissioners in attendance. Fayette County resident Nolan Maddox led the commission in prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Commission votes to vacate Logan Road



The Fayette County Commission held its regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 23 at the Fayette Courthouse Annex building. All commissioners were present for the meeting. Prior to the start of the meeting, a public hearing was held concerning vacating Logan Road. No one spoke either for or against the road closure during the hearing.

 

Fayette County Commission approves budget


Pictured at the Sept. 25 Fayette County Commission meeting, from left: Commissioners John Underwood, Wesley Jacobs, Robert Townley, David Hubbert, Shane Hughes, Brad Cox and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman.

The Fayette County Commission approved its fiscal year 2024 budget during its Sept. 25 commission meeting. All commissioners were present for the meeting. Local resident Milborn Savage spoke to the commission concerning the Festival of Hope Crusade. He said that people everywhere need to come together in peace, fellowship and unity, and he said that is impossible without God leading the way.

Fayette Memorial Library asks commission for funds


Joy Griswold is shown addressing the Fayette County Commission on Sept. 11.

The Fayette County Commission held its regular meeting at the Fayette County Memorial Library, at the request of the library board. All commissioners were present for the meeting.
Jessica Crowe, the director of the Fayette County Memorial Library for the past eight years, was unable to attend the meeting, but welcomed the commissioners through a taped video message.

Commission approves purchase of excavator



The Fayette County Commission held its Aug.14 meeting at the courthouse annex building. All commissioners were present for the meeting, with the exception of Commissioner Wesley Jacobs. Commissioner Robert Townley opened the meeting with prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Tom Wisemiller, president and CEO of the Northwest Alabama Economic Development Authority, (C3) addressed the commission at the beginning of the meeting.

 

Commission approves ‘Rebuild Alabama’ plan



The Fayette County Commission held its July 24 meeting at the courthouse annex building. All commissioners were present for the meeting. Prior to the beginning of the meeting, Mount Joy Pastor Kelcey Hale led the commission in prayer. Fayette County Engineer Jarrod Milligan presented the commission with a FY 2024 “Rebuild Alabama” transportation plan that had been discussed by the commissioners in a previous work session. The transportation plan is funded through the county’s share of Rebuild Alabama funds and is required by law. The plan must be submitted by the commission by Sept. 1.

Commission approves tractor purchase


Pictured at the July 10 Fayette County Commissioner’s meeting, from left: Commissioners John Underwood, Wesley Jacobs, Robert Townley, David Hubbert, Shane Hughes, Brad Cox and Commission Chairman Mike Freeman.

The Fayette County Commission held its July 10 meeting at the courthouse annex building. All commissioners were present for the meeting. The commissioners approved the agenda, minutes of the last meeting and the financial claims for the past two weeks at the beginning of the meeting.