By Chris Yow
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville City Council voted unanimously tonight to spend $1,172,346 on a project in conjunction with the ATRIP agreement for a project on Trussville-Clay Road.
The project includes the widening of the road, turn lanes, traffic signal installation and culvert extensions according to the resolution passed in the meeting.
A traffic signal will be installed at the end of Service Road at Trussville-Clay Road and the existing signal at Husky Parkway will be upgraded. The length of the project is only .44 miles long.
Federal ATRIP funds contributed to this project are a total of $795,454.
In other business:
- The city approved a liquor license for The Shack Burgers, located at 5961 Chalkville Mountain Lane, and the owners agreed to councilman Brian Plant’s stipulation to join the Responsible Vendors program.
- The council elected councilman Anthony Montalto to be council president beginning in Nov. 2015 until Oct. 2016.
- The council elected councilman Perry Cook as council president pro-tempore for the same term.
- The council approved the annexation of 6318 Alabama Drive into the city limits.