Although no official action was taken, the issue of Alcohol Tax Revenues came up again during Tuesday’s Centre City Council meeting.
Councilman Derrick Wheeler said he plans to make a motion at a future meeting regarding the issue.
Once again, no action was taken.
Also during Tuesday’s council meeting, Mayor Tony Wilkie announced that “Horror at the Armory” will open to the public this Saturday.
The haunted house is sponsored by the city and proceeds from ticket sales will go toward purchasing lights for the new Dixie Youth Baseball field.
The Centre City Council heard quarterly departmental reports during their Tuesday night meeting.
Fire Chief Kevin Ware told the council that fires were up in the city during the quarter which started in July and ended in September.
Meanwhile, in his report, Police Chief Kirk Blankenship said his department had 215 Incident/Offense reports, most were for theft of property.
In addition, police made 88 arrests, took 40 accident reports and issued 156 traffic tickets.
Chief Blankenship also reported that the city has been approved for a matching grant to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement officers.
The cost is 3-thousand 774 dollars, with the city paying half.
Mayor Tony Wilkie gave the Building Inspection report.
In his report, Recreation Department Director Charles Glazner said that the new tennis courts have been completed and all that remains is some work in the areas around the courts.
In addition, both department heads and council members thanked city employees and everyone else who helped to make this past weekend’s City of Centre Fall Festival a huge success.
Kurt Duryea and Kay Davis were recognized specifically for their efforts with the Kid’s Fun Run and Family Resource Center 5K/10K and 2-Mile Health Walk.