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.