Athens City Council
ATHENS — The Athens City Council on Monday:
Approved an agreement with the state Department of Transportation to allow workers to barricade access during construction of the Interstate 65 interchange at Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road and to maintain crossroads, service drives or relocated roads that are not state or federal roads.
Approved Randy’s Trackside Beverage and Convenience Store, formerly H&H Barbecue, at 23021 Nick Davis Road for alcohol sales.
Changed the blasting ordinance to give the fire chief permitting authority instead of the council.
Designated Nov. 23 a city holiday because it falls after Thanksgiving.
Approved travel expenses
of $3,679 for Water/Wastewater Department Manager John Stockton for conferences in
Mississippi and San Diego; and $56 for Jonathan Bedsole to
attend an Alabama Depart-
ment of Environmental Management meeting in Montgomery.
Declared property north and south of Brownsferry Street a public nuisance. Will have a public hearing Dec. 10 at 5 p.m.
Added positions for a third municipal court clerk, grade 7, and fire inspector, grade 10.
Approved traffic circulation standards.
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