Priceville Town Council

By Staff
Tuesday, Sept. 5
The regular bi-monthly meeting of the Priceville Town Council was held on Tuesday, Sept.5 at the Priceville Municipal Building.
Mayor Melvin Duran called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
Kelly Dean, Town Clerk gave the roll call with the Councilman Tim Crow absent.
Councilman Sam Heflin gave the invocation.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve the work session minutes of Thursday, Aug. 24 as printed. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to approve the previous minutes of Thursday, Aug. 24 as printed. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to amend the agenda to include a question from Councilman John Oakley. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve the following bills for payment by the Town Council:
Big Top Toys – P&R-playground equipment repair $45.
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-Branch Road Pump Station $73.03
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-Burningtree Pump Station $102.04
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-Terrace Pump Station $25.50
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-Marco Dr. Pump Station $21.87
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-Cave Springs Pump Station $27.60
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-Pine St. Pump Station $170.78
Joe Wheeler EMC – Sewer (G.O.)-North Park Pump Station $31.41
Data Supplies – Sewer (G.O.)-Sewer Billing Paper $144.92
Tenn. Valley Expo. – 2006 Fair T-shirt sponsorship $500.
Decatur OK Tire – Maint-Brush Truck Flat Repair $40.
Decatur Engravers – Police Chief Peebles Desk Name Plate $21.
Decatur Electronics – Police-2 radio batteries $106.80
N. Ala Chem. – Garbage Cans &Liners-Park &Munci Bldg $608.20
Trucker’s Warehouse – Maint Dept-pressure washier $265.
Hometown Mower – Mower Wheels (4) $48.
Discount Auto – Brush Truck/Maint/Isuzu/1Ton/Mowers $612.70
Black &Payne – Munic Bldg-ac replace condenser fan blade $187.
BCBS – Health Insurance $4,070.
Joe Wheeler EMC – Street Lights $2,419.81
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Municipal Building $2,131.29
Wheeler Basin Gas – Utilities-Municipal Building $40.08
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Library $367.52
Wheeler Basin Gas – Utilities-Library $24.80
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Vet. Park Community Center $280.38
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Vet. Park Ball Field $772.13
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Fire Station 1 $290.55
Wheeler Basin Gas – Utilities-Fire Station 1 $36.95
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Fire Station 2 $44.22
Wheeler Basin Gas – Utilities-Fire Station 2 $24.80
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Maint. Shop $79.33
Wheeler Basin Gas – Utilities-Maint. Shop $21.40
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-School Zone Lights $2.61
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-School Zone Lights $2.61
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Interstate West Lights $327.09
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Interstate East Lights $314.18
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Interstate Traffic Signal $68.06
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Interstate Traffic Signal $49.01
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Traffic Signal-Bethel/67 $50.92
Joe Wheeler EMC – Utilities-Traffic Signal-Deere/67 $46.21
Petty Cash – P1874-1876 $318.19
Spenco Fuel – Fuel Service 8/1-8/15/06 $1,240.47
Priceville Wastewater – Utilities-VPCC Waste Water $47.59
Priceville Wastewater – Utilities-Municipal Bldg Waste Water $20.75
Priceville Wastewater – Utilities-Fire Station 1 $20.
City Wholesale – P&R-Concession Stand Supplies $533.48
Aramark – Uniforms-Michael Bell $163.45
Municipal Workers – Registration-Spicer &Bell Safety Meeting $30.
ALM – Registration-Councilman Dunkin CMO Training $100.
J. Tilden Dillard – Court-Judges Salary July-Sept 2006 $1,904.40
Lanier Ford Shaver – Court-June &July 2006 Prosecution $429.
Lanier Ford Shaver – General Matters through July 31, 2006 $87.50
ITC DeltaCom – Library-Phone Service $103.54
ITC DeltaCom – Maint. Shop-phone service $63.19
ITC DeltaCom – Municipal Building-phone &Internet service $754.88
AMIC – Insurance 2007 Premiums $48,763.06
N.E. Morgan Co. – Utilities-Fire Station 2 $13.26
TOTAL: $69,087.56
Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Public Hearing: Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006 at 7 p.m. to rezone one acre from A-1, Agriculture District to R-1, Single Family Residential District the property owned by Joel and Johlynn Snyder on Skidmore Road.
Open 7:02 p.m.
Sonny Wright: Thank you Mr. Mayor. It is the time set by the Town Council to hear public input on consideration changing the zoning map for the Town of Priceville the change is one acre on Skidmore Road from A-1 to R-1 it is on the west side of Skidmore about a quarter mile north of Greenfield Subdivision. If anyone would like to speak to this I would ask they come forward to the microphone and state your name this meeting is being recorded. Another chance would anyone like to speak for or against? Mr. Mayor there seems to be no public comments I will close this public hearing.
Closed 7:03 P.M.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to suspend the rules to hear Ordinance 2006-04: An Ordinance amending the zoning map for the Town of Priceville to rezone one acre of the property owned by Joel and Johlynn Snyder on Skidmore Road from A-1, Agriculture District to R-1, Single Family Residential District. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to adopt Ordinance 2006-04: An Ordinance amending the zoning map for the Town of Priceville to rezone one acre of the property owned by Joel and Johlynn Snyder on Skidmore Road from A-1, Agriculture District to R-1, Single Family Residential District. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Tommy Perry made the motion to approve $1,000 for the annual Morgan County Mayors /Clerks/Commissioners Meeting Nov. 2. Councilman Wayne Dunkin seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to purchase the Birdwell Property for $85,000 and to give the Birdwell’s 90 days to move from the date of the contract signing. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Wayne Dunkin made the motion to approve registration $300.00, lodging, and other travel expenses for Chief Billy Peebles to attend the 18th Annual Southeastern Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar October 8-13, 2006 at Joe Wheeler State Park. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.
Councilman Sam Heflin made the motion to adjourn at 7:21 P.M. Councilman Tommy Perry seconded the motion. The motion carried with a unanimous roll call vote of the following: Councilman Wayne Dunkin-yes, Councilman Sam Heflin-yes, Councilman John Oakley-yes, Councilman Tommy Perry-yes, and Mayor Melvin Duran-yes.

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