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October 8th City Council Meeting

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Date: 10/11/2018 7:23 am
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The Valley City Council held its first regular scheduled meeting of October on Monday, October 8th, 2018, in the Council Chambers at Valley City Hall.

Mayor Riley called the meeting to order at 6:00PM. All members were present. The invocation was given by Councilmember Jim Jones and Councilmember Randall Maddux led the Pledge of Allegiance.

The October 9th financial audit report for the city was given as follows:

  • Checking account previous balance......................... $4,405,177.01
  • Total deposits all funds................................................... $824,426.29
  • Total expenditures all funds......................................... $2,613,086.42
  • Total on-hand all funds................................................. $2,616,516.88

The following actions were taken by the city council at the October 8th meeting:

  • Approved the minutes from September 24th, 2018, council meeting
  • Accepted the October 8th financial audit report
  • Approved a liquor license for Cracker Jack’s Seafood & Triangle Store
  • Approved unanimously the following resolutions on the Consent Agenda
    • Resolution 2018-149R approving a Severe Weather Preparedness Tax Holiday beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in February 2019 (February 22, 2019) and ending at twelve midnight the following Sunday (February 24, 2019)
    • Resolution 2018-150R declaring certain property of the EMS and Parks & Recreation Departments as surplus and authorizing Valley Police Chief Tommy Weldon to sell the property in accordance with existing municipal policy and state law
  • Approved unanimously resolution 2018-151R accepting the petition by the city to annex the Burney property previously purchased by the city into the city limits
  • Approved unanimously resolution 2018-152R authorizing Mayor Riley to enter into contract with Wood Real Estate to sell the old Senior Center property and parking lot, which had previously been declared as surplus
  • Suspended the rules and passed unanimously on its first reading Ordinance 2018-19 assenting to the annexation of the Burney Property into the City of Valley
  • Suspended the rules and passed unanimously on its first reading Ordinance 2018-20 authorizing the city to take Economic Development Action under Amendment 772 of the Alabama Constitution of 1901
  • Suspended the rules and passed unanimously on its first reading Ordinance 2018-21 authorizing the city to issue an General Obligation Warrant with AuburnBank in the amount of $7,500,000 to be used for economic development in the city

The mayor made the following announcements:

  • As of October 1st, the cost of a cemetery plot in Valley cemeteries  would be $400
  • As of October 1st, notary fees are now $5 for nonresidents of Valley
  • The next city council meeting would be Monday, October 22nd at 6PM
  • A work session would be held Tuesday, October 16th at 6PM at Valley City Hall

Council adjourned at 6:24PM.

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