911 numbers now required after council vote

by | July 11, 2018 11:11 am

Last Updated: July 11, 2018 at 1:46 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON   

   The city council and Mayor Charles Schwabe met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 2, 2018, at City Hall. Reverend Tim Nary led the prayer of invocation, and all recited in the Pledge of Allegiance.

   In reference to new business:

   • Administrator Al Lawson presented a 911 number display requirement to be added to the city ordinance. The 911 number should be attached to the owner/occupier’s mailbox, a post, or like structure at the corner of the property line which abuts the roadway and driveway or other entrance way which services the structure, residence, and/or building. The numbers shall be no less than three inches in height and shall be located at least two feet above the existing ground level and shall be posted on both sides of the mailbox, post, or other structure such that the numbers are visible from either direction of the roadway. They shall also be of a color which contrasts with the background of the numbers and/or the color of the structure to which they are attached. Any cost involved in complying with this section shall be the sole responsibility of the owner/occupier.

Sconyers motioned to approve, Stafford seconded, and all voted in favor.

   • An alcoholic beverage application for beer and wine, advertisement only, was approved for Food Mart, located at 208 North Main Street. Stafford motioned for approval, followed by Sconyers seconding.

   • Mayor Schwabe presented a list of equipment to…

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