Brundidge Council removes prison vote from agenda

first_img Brundidge Council removes prison vote from agenda Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is a rest area for tourists and provides information about places of interest in the county.“The museum offers programs especially for children,” she said. “The museum pays school bus mileage for students to attend Pioneer Days in October and we offer other incentives to schools.”Barley said the museum staff has long supported the Brundidge Peanut Butter Festival with a booth and activities and the museum’s purpose meshes well with activities at the We Piddle Around Theater.Boyd said the request would be considered.In final action, the council voted an appropriation in the amount of $65,000 in support of the Brundidge Industrial Board’s efforts to purchase the former chipper mill site that is in foreclosure.  The site is on the north side of town and along the railroad.Boyd said the purchase would be beneficial to the city in that it would provide road access to the area.The Brundidge City Council meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month at Brundidge City Hall. The meetings are open to the public. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories You Might Like County makes plan to fund resurfacing of local roads The Pike County Commission is working on a plan to free up $1.2 million over two years to go towards… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article By Jaine Treadwell Skip By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Published 3:00 am Wednesday, September 20, 2017 The Rev. Randy Harvey addressed the large crowd of Brundidge residents to express his concerns about the efforts to locate a 4,000-inmate correctional facility within the city.Harvey said the prison would not be a good thing for Brundidge.“What is being said about it being a good thing for Brundidge does not hold water,” Harvey said. “Look what has happened in Clio and Clayton. What have the prison done for those towns? They are close to being ghost towns. Email the author “Along with prisons come crime and drugs  –on the inside and the outside.” Harvey said there are no social and economic benefits to a prison being located in Brundidge.“A 4,000 inmate prison in a town of 2,000; that does not compute,” he said, adding that the $60,000 lobbying fee would be better spent to clean up the town and make it a more desirable place to live and work.”In council action, following a public hearing, the council voted to declare the property of Thomas Cook, Sr. on Highway 93 a weed nuisance and place a lien on the property. The council also voted to hire Brook’s Service to eliminate the weeds from property at a cost of $500.Kari Barley, executive director of the Pioneer Museum of Alabama addressed the council and asked for its financial support in providing services to the people of Pike County, especially children. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… A Brundidge City Council vote to hire a government affairs advisory service to lobby for Brundidge as the site of a 4,000 inmate correctional facility did not take place Tuesday night.The Brundidge City Council was expected to vote on a contract that was presented at the council’s September 5 meeting. The $60,000 contract would engage the firm of Butler Snow LLP as the lobbying agent in the city’s efforts to be considered as a site for the construction of a new correctional facility for the State of Alabama.However, Mayor Isabell Boyd said the item had been deleted from the agenda.last_img read more

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