“Short” was the operative term to describe the Tuesday meeting of the Centre City Council.
Among the items addressed, was the unexpected expenditure of more than $7,000 for repairs that had to be made to a City of Centre bucket truck.
A recent inspection of the vehicle revealed that the cables were in need of being replaced and the matter was immediately attended to.
During the meeting the council members approved a request from the Cherokee County Board of Education for Cherokee County High School, in the amount of $3,617.00, with the funds coming out of the city’s alcohol revenue.
Council member Derrick Wheeler gave an update on the on-going work taking place at the Dixie Youth Fields
Also Mayor Tony Wilkie informed the council that a Centre Fire Truck while en route to an auto accident shortly before the council meeting – had inadvertently become part of the mishap which damaged a number of vehicles on Highway 9
The next regular meeting of the Centre City Council is slated for Tuesday, April 8th at 5:00pm at Centre City Hall.