Com­mis­sion gives okay to Core of En­gi­neers for storm cleanup ef­forts

Cherokee County Herald - - FRONT PAGE - By TERRY DEAN Edi­tor

In a spe­cial called meet­ing last week, the Chero­kee County Com­mis­sion ap­proved giv­ing the Army Corp of En­gi­neers the au­thor­ity to gain right of way en­try for cleanup work and de­bris re­moval in the af­ter­math of the April 27 storms.

The stated pur­pose for the meet­ing, as read by Com­mis­sion Chair­per­son/ Pro­bate Judge Melvyn Salter, was to pro­vide the Army Corp of En­gi­neers with the au­thor­ity to gain right of way en­try, ap­prove the Army Corp of En­gi­neers to use po­lice pow­ers if nec­es­sary to gain right of way en­try and to ap­prove any doc­u­ments as re­quested by the state of Alabama.

See COM­MIS­SION, page 8A

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