Commission holds public hearing

first_img You Might Like Smart911 system goes live After months of preparation, Pike County 911’s new Smart911 system is officially live. The system is a one-stop shop for… read more Print Article Pike County Administrator Harry Sanders reported that the total Pike County portion for the PATS Program will now carry a price tag of about $97,000. Commissioner Russell Johnson asked the initial cost of the service. The cost was reported at $25,000.The Commission voted in favor of an added position in the Revenue Commission office and also the creation of new job description. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Commission holds public hearing Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:00 am Tuesday, June 13, 2017 By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsoncenter_img The Pike County Commission held a public hearing Monday night to receive input from county residents regarding the commission’s application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA).  The proposed grant would be for the paving of County Road 2256 south of Troy and Country Road 7749 north of Troy.Resident Cornelia Wood expressed a need for the road improvements to County Road 7749. Wood said the patching of holes in the road is not working.“I backed out of my drive one morning and hit a hole and knocked something out from under my car,” she said. “The road needs to be fixed.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Mary McClure of McClure Town said not only is County Road 7749 in poor condition, it’s also an embarrassment when visitors come.“We have family reunions and relatives come in fine cars and do you know how we feel?” she said. “We have a community church on road and there are 25 to 30 homes on the road, do you know how we feel?”She asked the commissioners to seriously consider the plight of those who live on country road that are need of not just patching, paving.Ashton Estes, ADECA director of Community and Economic Development, said the combined total cost of both paving projects would be $350,000. A survey would have to be conducted to determine whether at least 50 percent of the residents of the areas are low to moderate income, which is a requirement for the grant.Following the public hearing, the County Commission went into its regular meeting with new and current business on the agenda. Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration County Engineer Russell Oliver said his department had no items that required action. However, Oliver did report that Pike County is included in a three-day field training program for the operators of motor graders, which is offered by the Association of County Commissioners of Alabama.“The training class will be conducted this week on County Road 7724,” Oliver said. “We are proud to be the host site for this training program.”Pike County EMA director Jeanna Barnes reported that Pike County’s new Smart911 system is alive. Barnes said the system is a one-stop shop for residents to enter information that could be crucial to first responders in emergency situations.Signup for the service is free and voluntary and the amount of information each resident gives and receives from the 911 center is almost entirely up to each person. Book Nook to reopenlast_img read more