Halloween festival a success

Town of Blountsville

The Blountsville Town council met Monday, Oct. 28. The council announced the Halloween Festival scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31, would take place from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., weather permitting. The rain held off Thursday and the free event took place next to We Tote Em.

The community enjoyed treats, games, and a bouncy house. Guests were given a free hot dog, chips, and a drink (while supplies lasted) compliments of the mayor, town council, and We Tote Em. Families attending the festival met members of Blountsville’s fire and police departments, town hall employees, Blountsville Public Library staff, and many others.

The council approved these items on the agenda:

• to bid in the ALDOT Surplus Property Program.

• renewal of Peoples Bank drawline.

• joining a class action lawsuit regarding National Opiate Litigation.

• to bid on Alabama Power Building.

• nomination for vacancy with the Blountsville Utility Board.

These items on the agenda were presented and will be discussed at a future council meeting:

• lease with Amedisys Home Health Agency.

• draft budget for fiscal year 2019- 2020 was finalized in earlier work session to be voted on at future meeting.

All council members were present: Mayor Michael Glass, Dennis Beavers, Bob Cornelius, Cathy Irvin, Ken Mullins, and Barry Smith. November council meetings are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 4, at 6:00 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:00 p.m.