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Four resolutions passed at Valley Grande City Council meeting

Four orders were unanimously passed at Valley Grande’s City Council meeting on Monday night.

The entire council was present: mayor Wayne Labbe, council members Kay Davidson, Sara Day, Jane Harris, Bruce Hughes, Robbie Rose and City Clerk Kim Harris.

Ordinance 2021-127 Amend Business License was approved. The minimum fee for Business License will be $97, $85 plus the $12 insurance fee.

Resolution 2021-126 Amend Salary Schedule was also approved for the city employees.

A bid will be posted soon about the City Property-Cutting of Hay in Valley Grande. The bid will start at $1,250.

The council agreed to donate $2,500 to the Drug Task Force. The subject continued from the last council meeting.

In other council news:

-Valley Grande will have an Easter Egg Hunt on April 10 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Valley Grande Ball Field.

Labbe encouraged the council to attend and greet the residents.

-Bubba Holley of Parks and Recreation said over 250 kids have signed up for the city softball and basebell leagues.  A draft will be held next Monday and Tuesday. Holley expects the season to start at end of April.

-Councilwoman Sara Day said she will meet with Ray Gardner and Keith Chandler on Thursday about repaving the walking trail. Day said the weather has prevented it from being repaved as scheduled.

-Councilwoman and PRO TEM Kay Davidson said she talked with Will Barrett of Civil Southeast about applying for an ALDOT Tap Grant application. The deadline to apply is May 28.

Davidson also said that Barrett will meet with Labbe in the near future. Labbe recommended that Barrett meet with the council.

The next Valley Grande City Council meeting will be held April 5 at 6 p.m. at Valley Grande City Hall.