Valley Grande City Council closes 2020 Vandalism Case at the park

Published 6:10 am Friday, August 11, 2023

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The Valley Grande City Council has wrapped up its 2020 Vandalism Case at the City Park.

Councilwoman Sara Day made the announcement at the Valley Grande City Council meeting on Monday

Day talked to office of Dallas County District Attorney Robert Turner Sr. and Jim Ransom, who works in the DA’s office over the matter, requesting damages.

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Day did not reveal the amount of damages she asked for, but said the amount settled was less.  She ordered  a bigger and brighter Christmas than the one that got damaged. The tree came from a company in Birmingham.

The entire city council was present at the meeting: Day, Mayor Wayne Labbe, Robby Rose, Bruce Hughes, Jane Harris, Kay Davidson and Treasurer/ Clerk Kim Harris.

Day switched gears and focused toward the Fall Festival, which will be held on October 7 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Valley City Park.

In city council old business, Labbe said tthat he has no quotes for repairs to repair the manhole at the sewer system.

The two New Business items were also approved: Invoices by Dave’s Market owner David Oliver and donations to Central Alabama Crimestoppers, who appeared at the city council meeting.

In other council news:

Several residents appeared at the meeting to voice their complaints about the sidewalk project on County Road 16.

The residents, who did not reveal their names, complained about the garbage left behind by the workers.

Labbe said he was pleased with the progress of the project.

The next Valley Grande City Council will be held Monday, August 21 at 5 p.m. at Valley Grande City Hall.