She also expressed her appreciation to the city and the Cherokee County Historical Museum for trimming the pear trees located adjacent to the museum.
“The trees at the museum look wonderful,” said Davis. “I want us to get back to looking like we are expecting company.”
The council agreed to remember Council Member Frankie Kelly, who is presently in the hospital, in their prayers.
Council Member Bess Yarbrough reminded Mayor Wilkie and council members of the upcoming League of Municipalities meeting in Birmingham which is scheduled for May 20-23. Reservations need to be in by April 14.
“I would urge everybody, if they could, to make plans to be there,” said Wilkie. “It is a good thing because we get to sit with other cities of our size and I think you will get a feel of how blessed we are to have what we have to work with when some of the other cities are really struggling.”
The Cherokee County Board of Education has approved school bus loan financing with First Southern State for 10 years at a rate of 3.35 percent.
The board has reviewed a contract for policy review and analysis with the Alabama Association of School Boards.
The board has also adopted a Youth Suicide and Prevention Policy I- 59 (presented Feb. 9, 2017.)
During its Tuesday, March 21 meeting, the board:
-Accepted Leased Fit Fiber Service Bid ITB# 1709 from TDS Telecom for a five year term at 1 Gbps with the option to upgrade to 10 Gpbs (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022).
- Approved extending CNP Bread Services Bid #17-01 with Flowers Baking Company for 12 additional months- pending vendor approval.
- Approved extending CNP Milk Services Bid #17-02 with Borden Dairy Company for 12 additional months-pending vendor approval.