Town Council Meeting
June 20, 2017

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


Members Absent:


Mayor Hamilton opened the meeting at 6:00 P. M.  Mayor Hamilton 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, May 16th and June 02th and approved them as presented.  There was a second by Council Member Adams and the motion was approved unanimously.


May financial reports were presented to the Council by the Town Clerk. Council Member Smith made a motion to approve the reports as presented.  A second by Council Member Capehart and the motion was approved unanimously.


Mayor Hamilton presented the monthly fire report.  The fire department responded to 8 calls of service in the month of May. There was an estimated 15,000 gallons of water that was used.      


Chief Money presented the police report for the month for May.  There were 95 calls for service, 07 reports written, 0 medical assists, 20 traffic warnings issued, 0 traffic citations issued, 3 arrests made, 02 traffic warrants, 0 drug arrests, 0 felonies, 1 misdemeanors and 8 auxiliary hours.


Mr George Stringer approached the Council with some of his concerns:

    *He wants the police to patrol day and night.

    *Discussion on Grove Street.

    *He would like to see Dyras Road, paved and widening.

    *Get the County to bring drop saw and cut limb hanging down.

    *Have a community clean up.

    *He wants a crime watch program in our communities.

    *Cutting the grass beside the road around the flags.


Penny Quattlebaum approached the Council with some of her concerns:

   *Rescue is going to giving the Town a monthly report.

   *Discussion on police patrolling at night.

   *Rescue has an empty bay that the police department can use to store the Hummer in.


Mr Jimmy Windsor approached the Council with some of his concerns:

   *Discussion on the flags on the road way needing to be cut.

   *Ask about UTV permitting.

   *The park needing bathrooms.

   *Handicap parking at Town Hall.

   *Concerns on public intoxication in his community.

   *Ask why the Town needs a hummer?


Chief Money explain about the hummer and the 1033 government program on different equipment the Cottonwood Police Department has received at no cost. 


Houston County Sanitation will be picking up debris on June 26th.


Council Member Adams replied that the new street signs are being put up.


There being no further business to come before this meeting, there was a motion by Council Member Hart to adjourn the meeting.  A second by Council Member Coachman and the meeting was adjourned at 6:40 P.M.