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Magee Board of Alderman met for their regular schedule meeting Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
Mayor, Jimmy Clyde, called meeting to order. Prayer was led by Dale Berry.
Mayor Clyde reported that the city had one of the largest crowds for the fireworks show July 4, 2016 at the sports complex. The show lasted approximately 25 minutes. People from surrounding cities came to watch as well.
Minutes were approved.
Mayor Clyde reminded everyone about the state baseball tournaments that will be held in Magee this weekend. Magee will host the boys 10 year old all stars and the 13-14 year old all stars. The girls will host the 11/12 year old softball all stars and the 16/18 year old all stars. Tournaments begin Friday at 5:30 and will run all weekend. This is a great opportunity for the city and merchants with all the visitors in the area.
The City is planning an auction of unneeded vehicles. Bids will go out to auctioneers and more will follow with a date and when an auctioneer is chosen.
The board is working on some sign regulation changes for Hwy 49 to be address at a later meeting.
The swimming pool is closed until further notice. The pool has several leaks and the city is waiting for assessment on repairs, time and cost.
Claims docket was approved.
Police Department, Fire Department and Public Water Works had no business to be discussed.
Mayor Jimmy Clyde was elected as the President of the Mississippi Municipal League. The league is composed of Mayors and Alderman from all over our state!
The city of Magee was given a $25,000 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield for Healthy Hometown Award. This was awarded for the role the city of Magee has played in promoting well-being. Mayor Clyde applied for this grant several months ago.
With no further business meeting was recessed until next meeting Tuesday, May 19, 2016.