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Limestone County Commission

ATHENS — The Limestone County Commission took the following action Monday:

  • Approved leasing a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe from the Sheriff’s Department for $1 a year.

  • Contracted with the Administrative Director of Courts for court referral officer services for a reimbursable amount of $54,000.

  • Gave the Storytelling Festival $10,000 to advertise and promote the event slated for Oct. 26-27 on the square.

  • Accepted bids of $2,210, CSS, voice and data cabling, courthouse; and $119,487, Joe Money Machinery, self-propelled chip spreader.

  • Approved a job description for a mechanic/equipment operator III to replace the equipment operator III position in District 1; and for a grounds-keeper/campground attendant at Cowford Campground to replace the part-time grounds-keeper position.

  • Promoted Bryan Robinson to equipment operator II in District 4; and Bobbi Bailey to elections director/administrative assistant, probate judge’s office.

  • Approved Rodney Jackson’s leave without pay, Oct. 9-19, for him to attend non-work-related training.

  • Gave preliminary subdivision approval to Smith Place, Lot 4, Gill Crest Road; and final approval to Quail Ridge, Lewis Road, and Legacy Grove, Mooresville Road.

  • Set a 25-mph speed limit for Nani Drive, Wakea Drive, Mahalo Circle, Makani Lane, Lanani Drive and Kula Lane, all in Southern Breeze Subdivision; and set a 35-mph speed limit for Ed Ray Road from East Limestone Road to Wells Road.

  • Changed polling locations from Trinity Seventh Day Adventist Church to St. Mark Primitive Baptist Church on Sanderfer Road; and from Segers Fire Department to Lamb of God Lutheran Church on County Line Road.

    Holly Hollman

    Moulton City Council

    MOULTON — The City Council unanimously approved the following agenda items Monday:

  • $3,450 for bathroom and shower renovations at the Fire Department.

  • $2,931.19 for firetruck equipment.

  • Street lights for Burch Boulevard and Free Street.

  • A motion to send a letter to the state Board of Examiners to allow the city’s yearly audit to be performed.

    Nancy Glasscock

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