Residents of the Money’s Bend Road area in Cedar Bluff have finally received the news they have been waiting to hear for a long time. During Monday’s meeting of the Cedar Bluff Town Council a unanimous decision was made at the recommendation of Mayor Tammy Crane to resurface the road.
The project comes at a cost of $47,700 with work projected to begin in approximately two weeks. J&D Construction was awarded the contract off of the state bid list. The road will be tar and graveled in addition to a surface treatment.
In other business, the council approved the surplus of 10 pair of outdated turn out gear and 11 helmets from the fire department to be sold on Gov Deals. The council approved the purchase of two new sets of turn out gear, five battery packs and scene tape for the fire department.
The council also received monthly reports from Police Chief Steve Walden and Fire Chief Matthew Sprayberry.
Also approved was a motion to move the June Council meeting from June 8th to June 3rd.
The council approved the hire of Dalton Cosby (pictured below) as Cedar Bluff’s newest Police Officer, Cosby will be transitioning as a Deputy from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Department and will begin work sometime around the first of June.
A motion was also made approving $300 from the Town’s Advertising budget for the purchase of Graduation Salutes from WEIS Radio.
The council accepted the resignation of John Hyatt from the Cherokee County Industrial Authority and voted to appoint Scott Wright to fill the term.
Mayor Crane reminds residents that Liberty Fireworks will take place on Friday night, June 28th beginning at 9:00 p.m. the Fire Department will be selling food and there will also be entertainment and activities in the town park.