City Council 3 April 2018
by Mr. Mike Lanier.
to order at 6 PM by Mayor Wolff.
call showed all members present.
minutes were approved as read.
report and comments:
Mayor Wolff directed Council person Upton
to discuss with Sheriff Brock the current cost of housing inmates in the local
jail facility. Current cost is $45.00
when first booked, regardless of time, then $40.00 per day afterwards. Chief Simpson recently attended a conference
where the subject of jailing cost arose.
Chief Simpson reported back that some counties are charging $10.00 to
The position of Parks and Recreation
Supervisor was discussed. It was noted
that the salary would be listed as between $35,000-$40,000.00 when they
It was also noted that Mr. Brian Martin,
current city employee, is acting as the supervisor now and is doing a superb
job. Council person Upton recommended Mr.
Martin take over as the supervisor with a $200.00 per week raise. It was pointed out this move would fulfill
the need for the Parks and Recreation Supervisor and save the city
approximately $30,000.00 per year.
Council person Davis opposed the idea and
it was tabled for later discussion.
The Waffle House donated the sewer lines and
right of way to the city. Motion to
accept made by Council person Upton, seconded by Council person Skinner.
The current gym contract is expired. It was discussed that Council person Upton
talk to Dr. Byrd, Superintendent of Education, about giving the gym to the
city. Currently the city bears all
responsibility for the maintenance, upkeep and supervision at the gym, why not
own it? For action.
The Bo Campbell Rodeo was next on the
agenda. The city will pay the initial
cost of the rodeo for the Chamber of Commerce and will be reimbursed after the
end of the Sausage Festival and Fly-in.
This same procedure was followed last year with no problems.
The position of Magistrate was
discussed. It was determined the city
council should review the applications and forward their recommendations as to
the best qualified. The final
determination will be made by Mayor Wolff and Chief Simpson. The magistrate’s position is currently being
filled by magistrates from Monroeville who are being paid $12.00 per hour.
Received unanimous vote to approve.
Adjourn: 6:31 PM