The Centre City Council is offering a reward of $500 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for vandalism at the Centre City Park and at the Dixie Youth Base Ball Fields. Centre Mayor Tony Wilkie said that someone ripped the partition off the wall in the bathrooms at the park and completely tore three sinks off of the wall damaging water and sewer lines in the bathrooms at the Dixie Youth Fields.
Anyone with any information can call Centre City Hall or the Centre Police Department.
Mayor Wilkie had this to say –
In other business, the council approved the minutes from the previous meeting in addition to approving an engineering proposal for the renovations of the roof at the Centre Police Department Building, that project will be awarded to LADD Environmental and Engineering in the amount of $12,000. The council also approved to retain the services of local Architect Tom McElrath to start drawings for further renovations at the armory building.
At the recommendation of Council Don Cothran, the council entertained a motion to begin the process of cleaning and demolition of dilapidated properties. This process will involve Building Inspector Raymond Matthews and City Attorney Al Shumaker.
The council is also continuing to make improvements at the Hatcher Community Center including a handicap ramp and the installation of sound proof panels. Mayor Wilkie also announced that the city has received a land and water grant from the East Alabama Planning, a motion was passed to approve the administrative contract.