Plans for Upcoming Local Events Highlight Tuesday’s Piedmont City Council Meeting

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Piedmont, AL – In a brief meeting Tuesday evening, the Piedmont City Council heard from Sandra Wood Goodwin during its work session. She spoke to the council about this year’s Wreaths Across America program. Piedmont participated in the program honoring local veterans’ grave memorials last December at Highland Cemetery. This year’s program is set for Dec. […]

Piedmont Recognizes Officers for Heroism and Bravery at Tuesday’s Council Meeting

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Piedmont, AL – Piedmont Police Chief Nathan Johnson made a special presentation to several officers and a community member Tuesday evening during the Piedmont City Council’s work session. Johnson presented Sergeant James Michael DeVoe Jr. and Officer Cody Quinn life-saving awards for an unexpected cardiac arrest on a traffic stop on April 28. Johnson also presented […]

Piedmont City Council Approves Recreational Trail Program Grant Request

Piedmont, AL – During a public hearing prior to its work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, the Piedmont City Council heard a presentation from East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission representative Heather Graham. Graham is working with the city on a recreational trail program grant for improvements to the Chief Ladiga Trail. Those improvements […]

Piedmont City Council Approves Rezoning of Property for Public Storage Facility

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Piedmont, AL – The rezoning of four parcels of property in District 7 from residential to highway commercial for the construction of a public storage facility highlighted Tuesday’s Piedmont City Council meeting. During a public hearing, the council heard from Gary Price and his business partners, Keith and Jody Thompson, regarding the construction of a lighted […]

Piedmont City Council Approves Purchase of New Police Vehicles

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PIEDMONT – The Piedmont City Council approved the purchase of four new police vehicles at Tuesday’s regularly-scheduled meeting. Two Ford Explorers were approved from Stivers Ford for immediate purchase for $31,760 apiece. The other two vehicles – two Chevy Tahoes – will be purchased next fiscal year from Donahoo Chevrolet in Fort Payne. City clerk […]

Fire hydrant maintenance discussed at Tuesday’s Piedmont City Council meeting

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In its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Piedmont City Council passed a pair of resolutions and Mayor Bill Baker re- appointed a Piedmont Housing Authority board member, but the main topic of discussion was the city’s fire hydrants. District 2 councilman Richard Williams brought up the topic during the work session, asking how hydrants were […]

The Piedmont City Council Held a Brief Meeting on Tuesday Evening

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WEIS Radio   PIEDMONT – The Piedmont City Council held a brief meeting on Tuesday evening. In its work session, the council heard reports from Piedmont Arts and Entertainment committee members Terry Batey and Ashley Jones. At a previous meeting, Batey passed out copies of planned dates for upcoming events. The duo sought input from […]