It was a brief meeting for the Centre City Council on Tuesday. The council approved the minutes from the previous meeting, approved bills for payment and entered into a public hearing regarding the rezoning of a parcel of land in the Gramling addition on East Main Street from Mobile Home classification to Highway Commercial classification.
There being no opposition regarding the matter the ordinance was passed unanimously.
In other business, at the recommendation of Tommy Loder Chairman of the Alcohol Review Committee the council has approved a request for Sean Edwards – F.C. Weiss Pub and Eatery located at 181 West Main Street for a Restaurant, Class 11 Retail Liquor, Retail Beer (On or Off Premises) and Retail Table Wine (On or Off Premises).
The council also approved to surplus of a vehicle seized by the police department, a 2002 Lincoln LS V-8 that car will be sold.
Several residents representing the Hatcher Community Center Committee were present to address the council informing them that the former Hatcher High School facility has been added to the Alabama Register of Historical Landmarks. Since the facility is now on that registry, the group is respectfully requesting that the city add $20,000 to next year’s budget for upgrades to the facility.
Mayor Tony Wilkie said that the committee is about to begin the budget process and that they will consider the additions.
Parks and Recreation Charles Glazner also presented the council with a State Championship trophy from the Centre Swim Team who recently won the state tournament.