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Phil Campbell City Council conducts regular monthly business

The Phil Campbell City Council held its regularly-scheduled meeting Dec. 21.

Councilmember Lynn Landers reported someone volunteered to touch up the train mural in downtown. Work has already started on it.

The Council reported they are still waiting on bids for office flooring and for the fire department roof.

The Town faced some criticism during the holiday season over its lack of holiday decorations in the downtown area. Mayor Mike McQuary said he has spoken with Alabama Power, and sometime after the first of the year, the agency will see what it will take to put up Christmas decorations on the power poles in Phil Campbell, as the issue is one of conforming to regulations.

Once a plan is in place with Alabama Power, the City will look into buying new Christmas decorations.

In other council business, Ron Payne of Bear Creek, a martial arts teacher, expressed interest in teaching classes to help local children learn to protect themselves. The council discussed possibilities for implementing this idea.

The next regularly-scheduled meeting of the Phil Campbell City Council is Jan. 4, 2022. Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month, with the work session at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m.