Kennard council discusses various issues
Houston County Courier
By Jerry L. Wright
KENNARD - The monthly meeting of the Kennard City Council was held on May 10 at 7 p.m. Present were Mayor Jesse Stephens and all of the council members. Also present were Rex and Tod English, City Administra-tor Mike Deckard and Jerry Wright. Paul Morgan, Sherry Morgan and Kenneth Wells were representing the Kennard Ratcliff Volunteer Fire De-partment. Mrs. Morgan presented the Fire Department report. She also said that on May 12 and 13 she would be at Ratcliff Lake as a first responder. Kennard School 5th and 6th grades are having an annual field day. Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved. Bills paid by the City and Utilities were discussed and approved. Paul Morgan representing KRVFD was recognized by Council. Morgan proposed remode-ling the interior of the fire de-partment building making room for another bay door. The offices, storage and re-strooms would be relocated in an unattached building on the north side of the present fire department building. Morgan will do the construction for the new office building. Council discussed the matter and it passed. Matters concerning the U.S. Forest Service Resource Advi-sory Committee were dis-cussed. Kennard Street Repair Pro-posal was on the agenda and it was placed on hold. Mayor Stephens will be in-vestigating specifics on the matter. Councilman Pete Taylor pre-sented information to council concerning Kennard streets. Councilman G.M. McClin-ton will conduct further re-search on the Stewardship Program, which may be cen-tered on Broadway Street, north of Hwy 7. City Utility CD Maturity was discussed, voted on and passed. A report was given by the city administrator. Hurricane Ike Disaster Recover Funds – Round II Allocation, Houston County Beautification Grant, application for Notary Public, Collections for the month of April and Register Reports were all discussed. The report from the utility director revealed no major problems for the month. The meeting was adjourned.