By Joshua Huff, sports editor
MOODY — The Moody City Council convened on Monday and presented trophies to the 2019 Moody Christmas Parade winners, as well as provided the Moody High School bass fishing team with a financial donation.
Moody Mayor John Lee presented the Christmas parade winners with first place in the business category going to Burleson Towing & Recovery. Second place went to Crossroads Animal Hospital. In the churches category, First Baptist Church of Moody took home first place, while second place went to Happy Homes Baptist Church. Under the organizations category, first place went to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, and second place went to Montevallo Estates. In the fourth and final category of horses, first place went to Magnolia Farms.
Lee ushered in the motion to provide a donation of $250 paid by the mayor and the council to the Moody High School bass fishing team. The council passed it unanimously.
The council also approved the hiring of a part-time contract emergency worker at the Senior Center. The new employee will work four hours a day Monday-Thursday and make $9.50 an hour. That motion was approved.
The city will also purchase new street signs and city hall court signs at a cost of $663.76. In addition, the council unanimously approved the resolution to consider approval to purchase and install new 30-foot-tube heaters at the Public Works Shop at a cost of $3,789. The heaters will come from Tri-County.
The council will also consider the purchase of a Woods 10-foot Batwing hog bush from Coblentz Equipment for $11,000.