By Erica Thomas, managing editor
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville City Council met in a special-called meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. Mayor Buddy Choat and Councilor Lisa Bright were unable to attend the meeting.
On the agenda, the council approved a resolution allowing for the vacation of a portion of Linden Street. The portion is from North Chalkville Road, behind a new development by Barber Companies. Part of the roadway is now a parking lot. As part of the resolution, the easement was granted to city utilities.
Barber Companies has renovated what has been known as the former Trussville Bowling Lanes, into a 8,700 square-feet multi-use building with leasable space. Along with a facade renovation, the company is adding sidewalks and landscaping around the building.
Another item on the agenda Tuesday night, was a resolution to put painting out for bid on the new Patrol Operations Center for the Trussville Police Department. The interior of the building will have to be painted before police can move into the facility. The item was approved unanimously among councilors in attendance, as part of the Consent Agenda.
The following items were also approved as part of the city’s Consent Agenda:
- Hire Albert Williams as Public Works Skilled Laborer (Grade 12 – Step 4), effective Sept. 7, 2021
- Hire Justin McCurdy as Parks & Recreation Skilled Laborer (Grade 12 – Step 2), effective Sept. 11, 2021
- Hire Joy Spurlin as part-time Recreation Unskilled Laborer (Grade 7 – Step 1), effective Sept. 11, 2021
- Hire Ann Sargant as Library Circulation Assistant (Grade 12 – Step 1), effective Sept. 11, 2021
- Reassign Mary Howell Parks & Recreation Seasonal Pool Supervisor to part-time gymnastics Coach (Grade 5 – Step 1), effective Sept. 11, 2021
The next Trussville City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The council will hold a work session on the Thursday prior, at 5 p.m.