Town Council Meeting
April 18, 2017
 
 
 

Members Present:   Mayor Ken Hamilton, Michael Capehart, James Earl Coachman, Ann Adams, Linda Smith and Kenneth Hart

    

Members Absent:

 

Mayor Hamilton opened the meeting at 6:00 P. M.  Council Member Coachman led our opening with a prayer.  Mayor Hamilton and the Council led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Council Member Coachman made a motion to waive the reading of the minutes from Council Meeting March 21th and workshop on April 04th to approve them as presented.  There was a second by Council Member Capehart and the motion was approved unanimously.

 

March financial reports were presented to the Council by the Town Clerk. Council Member Adams made a motion to approve the reports as presented.  A second by Council Member Coachman and the motion was approved unanimously.

 

Fire Chief Randy Hall presented the monthly fire report.  The fire department responded to 13 call of service in the month of March. There was an estimated 10,200 gallons of water that was used.      

 

Colonel Smith presented the police report for the month for March.  There were 301 calls for service, 05 reports written, 0 medical assists, 18 traffic warnings issued, 10 traffic citations issued, 0 arrests made, 01 traffic warrants, 0 drug arrests, 0 felonies, 0 misdemeanors and 4 auxiliary hours.

 

Town of Cottonwood had a repair on Metcalf Street by the Houston County Road & Bridge.  They put in a new concrete sewer pipe under the road.  Repair will cost $2,300.00 to $2,400.00.

 

*AT 6:15 APPROVAL TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SECTION.  Council Member Capehart made a motion to approve to enter into executive section.  There was a second by Council Member Smith and the motion was approved unanimously.

 

*AT 6:42 p.m. APPROVAL TO RETURN TO REGULAR MEETING.  Council Member Hart approval to return to regular meeting.  A second by Council Member Adams and the motion was approved unanimously.

 

Down Home Fest is needing help with the Breakfast on May 6.  Please contact Council Member Linda Smith.

 

Discussion on ditch on Grove Street

 

 

 

 

Council Member Adams made a list of new street signs:

South Co.55 / Houston Street                                Cottonwood Road / Houston Street

Academy Street / Metcalf Street                            Wood Street / Cottonwood Rd

Butler Street / Hogan Street                                   South County Road 55 / Houston Street

Cottonwood Road / Granger Street                         Grove Street / Johnson Street

Fletcher Smith / Metcalf Street                                Pine Tree Street / Cottonwood Road

Simpson Street / Houston / Grove                           Cottonwood Road / Dyras Road

Cottonwood Road / Lewis Street

*Speed Limit sign at Metcalf Street / Cottonwood Road (Limbs need to be cut over it)

  

There being no further business to come before this meeting, there was a motion by Council Member Coachman to adjourn the meeting.  A second by Council Member Adams and the meeting was adjourned at 6:47 P.M.

 

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