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City of Glennville to submit application for USDA grant
Bernie Weaver
Glennville Mayor Bernie Weaver

At the Tuesday, September 6, 2022, City of Glennville council meeting, the officials agreed to submit a 2022 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant application to purchase a backhoe for the Water Department.  The backhoe is needed for city projects.

The officials also approved the three-year renewal of the City of Glennville's speed detection device permit, which the police officers use for their radar in detecting speeders.

Other items approved are as follows:

• To pay the increase of approximately $100 per City employee for their health, dental, and life insurance plan, from $425 per month to $525 per month

• Reappointment of the Rev. Mike Howard, Dr. Paul Thompson, and Linda Gail Thomas  as members of the Board of Ethics, with these terms ending January 31, 2026

• Appointment of David W. White to the Planning Commission & Board of Appeals to fill the remaining term of Brent Walker, with this term to expire December 31, 2022

• Request by Marc Nobles to abandon easement on 113 S. Caswell Street, parcel G11 028, which is on the right side of his building

• Event permit for a revival by Mt. Zion Outreach Ministry for Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., located at the empty lot across from the old King's Funeral Home on MLK Street, submitted by Natalie Porter

• Event permit for a Bucket Drive by the Tattnall Kiwanis Club on Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, located at the intersection of Hwy. 301 and W. Barnard Street, submitted by Becky Anderson of the Tattnall Kiwanis Club

• Several resolutions for fourth quarter budget amendments for the General Fund, Grant Fund, Hotel Motel, SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) Fund, T-SPLOST (Transportation-Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) Fund, and Water Sewer Fund.

A decision was not made on the setting of the Trick-or-Treat Day for Glennville, but a date will be voted on by the October 4 meeting.