Selma City Council meets Tuesday

Published 6:34 am Tuesday, August 8, 2023

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The Selma City Council will have a loaded agenda at its City Council meeting on Tuesday night.

One of the key business items to get voted on from Thursday’s City Council Work Session is the recommendation of Darlene Tennimon to the Personnel Board, brought up by City Councilwoman Christie Thomas

A Business Item by City Councilman Clay Carmichael was about the Marina Maintenance, which he said was not getting maintained. He suggested it should be included in the Fiscal Year Budget.

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Among the two items on City Council President Billy Young were updates on the Convention Center and Planning and Zoning. Young said those items will remain on his list until they get updated.

Carmichael said he will discuss the latest Public Works Committee meeting, which he serves as Chairperson.

The Larry D. Striplin Performing Arts Center could be discussed at the city council meeting.

Gospel Tabernacle Pastor John Grayson, who leases the theater owned by the City of Selma, discussed with city officials about bringing their own contractors about repairing the building.

The building was closed July 14 by the City after City of Selma Building Inspector Zeb Lee, Jr. called the building unsafe and  part of the ceiling falling in.

Reports from Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. and Attorney Major Madison are also on the agenda.