The revival of Cedar Bluff’s Liberty Day has proven to be one of the most successful in several years.
Cedar Bluff Mayor Tammy Crane said that for the first time in years the town actually turned a small profit.
Mayor Crane also noted that the recently formed Municipal Court System in now starting to make money and the council has agreed to take a total of $300 of that money and reimburse the general fund to for part of the salary of the Town’s two Court Magistrates.
In other business, Centre Mayor Tony Wilkie along with retired businessman and long standing advocate for Weiss Lake Jerry Culberson were present to address the council to discuss the State Docks located on Highway 9, Mayor Wilkie simply stated that he was on a fact finding mission.
Councilman Norman Burton suggested that the town further discuss the legalities of the matter with the town attorney and then report back to Mayor Wilkie during the next work session.
The Council also heard monthly reports from the Police, Fire and Building Inspector. The council also agreed to give $750 to the Cherokee County Historical Museum for their annual donation.
Due to the illness of the current employee, the council has posted a position for a temporary part time garbage truck driver; applicants must have proper CDL’s and can apply at Town Hall.
In response to a complaint received by the mayor concerning property parked by the Utility Board on Old Highway 9, the council has authorized the mayor to send a letter to the Utilities Board making them aware of the complaint.
In an update on road paving presently underway, officials with LADD Environmental say that it may be late summer or early fall before the actual surfacing phase begins.