Important Video Message From Our President
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President Bob Munns opened the meeting at 6:30 p.m. He welcomed elected officials and first time visitors. Everyone enjoyed a delicious pot luck dinner.
President Munns called the meeting back to order. The August minutes and the budget report were approved. There being no set program for the evening, President Munns brought us up to date on how many volunteers were still needed to fill in at the Vesta Show and took questions from the attendees. Members Merrel and Kathy Miller and Joann Allen were available to sign up volunteers that night.
There being no further business the meeting was closed at 8:15 p.m.
Joann C. Allen, Secretary
Fellow Fayette Countians,
Time does not wait on anyone. I am late getting this email out this month, so for those who do like to be updated, on events, I apologize.
Our Commission meets tonight at 7:00PM, in Somerville, at the Criminal Justice Center. If you like, we would love to have you attend and time is allotted, at the beginning for audience comments. Tonight will involve Committee Assignments, Adoption of Rules and other general County business. I will table my motion, regarding blighted properties, until our next regularly scheduled meeting, because Mayor Taylor has asked for time to revise the ordinance and see if we can accommodate the concerns of both sides.
Since we lost our hospital, we are looking at Air Ambulance Service for Fayette County. There are a couple of companies making proposals, so I am not sure we are yet ready to finalize a contract with one or the other.
Our schools are really coming on stream. Have mentioned several improvements before, but the AP courses and STEM are something to be really proud of. STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics. In other words, Dr. King and staff are really working to improve the curriculum to accommodate all of our students. The ARISE2Read program is being directed by Ms. Andrea Underhill and is being implemented. Many churches are providing volunteer tutors and my wife and I are volunteering to tutor. Come and join us and help a child learn to read.
Lastly, be sure to participate in the upcoming election and vote in November or early vote. Fayette County early voting is from October 19th through November 3rd at the Election Commission, in Somerville. Satellite offices are Hickory Withe First Baptist Church 17675 Hwy. 196, October 19th through 26th and Piperton Fire Department, 3575 Hwy 196, Piperton, October 27th through November 3rd. The times are the same at all locations, which is 9:00AM until 4:00PM, Monday through Friday and 9:00AM until 1:00PM Saturday. There is no voting from November 4th through 7th, but if you wish to vote in your precinct on election day, that day is November 8th from 7:00AM until 7:00PM. Please participate.
Pleasure being at your service and if needed, email or call me 901 496-0247.