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The April 16, 2020 meeting of the Hallmark Farms Cooperative was held online via Teams Meetings with Commissioner Steve Ammons, Commissioner Joe Knight, Mayor Johnny Ragland and Travis Hulsey in attendance.

Commissioner Ammons presented information concerning the renewal of insurance. Truitt Insurance has offered coverage for a savings of $4,500 from the previous year.

Commissioner Joe Knight made a motion to allow Commissioner Ammons to sign the extended insurance coverage for the following 12 months. Mayor Johnny Ragland seconded the motion. Motion passed with a unanimous vote of the Cooperative.

Keith Strickland with GMC discussed the bid package for ground maintenance on the property. This bid opening will be held on April 28, 2020. The package instructed bidders to mail their bids to GMC headquarters. The opening of the bids will be done publicly via a Zoom meeting.

Doug Neil discussed possible distribution opportunities.

Held discussion of working on Phases 1 and 2 while looking forward to Phase 3.

By mid-to-late May GMC could have a fine-tuned master plan for Phase 2 according to Jane Ross. Commissioner Ammons asked for a preliminary timeline for the upcoming phases to be presented to the members on Monday.

Commissioner Joe Knight made a motion to close the meeting. Seconded by Travis Hulsey.

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Longtime Council Member Died

Longtime City Council member James "Coach" Jett died April 6, 2020 after a long illness. Coach Jett served 52 years on the Warrior City Council after being elected to the office in 1968.

According to Mayor Ragland, Coach Jett's legacy will be his love for the local children and his work with the park and recreation board. Until his health began to fell him, Coach Jett could often be seen working to keep the park and recreation facilities in top shape.

According to Councilman Chuck Mosely, "Coach Jett's wealth of knowlege, experience and love for the city can never be replaced."

You can read more about Coach Jett at North Jefferson News by clicking here .

 

 

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Regional Library and Arts Center

TWO BIG EVENTS!
Event #1: March 13 -14, and March 20-21 We are having a WARRIOR MERCANTILE VINTAGE CLOTHING SALE! This clothing has been kept in a controlled climate since the 90s and is in great condition! Vintage dresses, skirts, blouses, pants, nurses uniforms, evening wear, suits, and more is available. Mens items include shirts, jackets, trowsers, and so on. There are some items for boys as well. You will recognize this great clothing collection which is like new, with original price tags. The sale will be at the former Armory - being rennovated for the Regional Library and Arts Center. Stay tune for more information.
 
Event #2: SPRING ARTS and CRAFTS SHOW! If you create original arts and crafts, we welcome you to participate in this show which features an impressive variety of items - including many prepared by talented local crafts people. For more information, contact Linda England (LindaSEngland@bellsouth.net). Again - stay tuned!
 
We will give you more information about this indoor event soon.
 
 
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Library and Arts Council Received Grant

The Library and Arts Council received a $7,500.00 grant from the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation. The grant will be used to support the Regional Library and Arts Center. The Regional Library and Arts Center is a cooperative effort among six rural communities in North Jefferson and West Blount Counties. They are also transforming the former National Guard Amory into a state-of-the-art library.

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