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Falkville Council gives pay increase 

By Clif Knight 

For the Enquirer 

 The Falkville Town Council awarded its employees a 3 percent cost-of-living raise and a one-step raise at a regular meeting April 4. 

The salary adjustment will be reflected in employee paychecks received this month. 

The governing body also approved General Obligation Warrants totaling $825,000 to finance the acquisition, construction and installation of municipal improvements, including roads and drainage facilities. 

The council also: 

  • Rezoned property at 25 Douglas Road from B-2 business to R-1 residential. 
  • Approved a $500 donation to the Community Free Medical Clinic in Decatur. 
  • Authorized Window World to replace a window at Falkville Library at a cost of $1,057. 
  • Approved the opening of a checking account for police department donations. 
  • Approved the promotion of Sgt. Levi George to assistant police chief, with a grade change to 21-Step A. 

The council also announced an Easter Egg Drop would be held in South Park April 9 at 2 p.m. The town will also host a town-wide yard sale April 29-30.