The City Council of the City of Rainbow City, Alabama, met in a special called meeting at City Hall at 8:30 p.m., and upon roll call by the Mayor, the following members answered present: Mayor, Terry John Calhoun; Council members: Anita Bedwell, Bobby McCartney and Rick Hill. Absent: Tim Ramsey and Larry Keenum. The same constituting a quorum of the City Council, the following business was transacted. Mayor Calhoun called the meeting to order.

 

  1. Mayor Calhoun stated this meeting was called to pass two (2) resolutions concerning grants for the City. The first grant, Resolution No. 13-05, is a grant to make application to hire an additional police officer. If approved, the 2013 CHP grant will cover up to 75 percent of the approved entry-level salary and fringe benefits, with a match from the City of twenty-five percent. The City will be required to retain the officer for a minimum of one (1) year, after the funding period. Rick Hill made a motion to approve the resolution. Anita Bedwell seconded the motion. Mayor Calhoun stated all in favor say aye. All ayes. Mayor Calhoun declared the motion carried.
  2. Mayor Calhoun presented Resolution No. 13-06, to make application to the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for funding assistance from the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program (ATRIP) for the purpose of widening Steele Station Road from Sutton Bridge Road to SR-77 STPOA-8104. The City will provide for preliminary engineering services, a match of 20% of the total project cost, and any funds required for nonparticipating items such as utility relocations. Bobby McCartney made a motion to approve this project. Rick Hill seconded the motion. Mayor Calhoun stated all in favor say aye.       All ayes. Mayor Calhoun declared the motion carried.

 

There being no further business to come before the Council at this time, Bobby McCartney made a motion to adjourn.

 

Time Adjourned: 8:45 p.m.

 

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Barbara T. Wester, City Clerk/Treasurer

 

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Terry John Calhoun, Mayor

 

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