Article by W. Clay Crook-
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for Scotts Hill met in regular session on Monday evening, April 5, 2021 with COVID-19 social distancing and precautions in place.
Scotts Hill Mayor Kenny Parrish introduced Weston Watts, who is the new field representative for Congressman Mark Green. Watts said that there are about thirty-three cities and towns in the district and that he is meeting with each one. Congressman Green’s former field representative Johnny Blakley retired in December.
General Manager Clayton Armstrong said that the recent tornado resulted in fractures along a thirty-foot section of water line. Lightning had struck a tree near the line in the Middleburg area and travelled along the root system and into the line. Crews, he said, worked hard to make the repairs and restore service. Mayor Parrish also mentioned that the new siren system could be heard as far away as the Ebenezer Church area.
Scotts Hill Police Chief David Alexander said that all of the new vehicles are in use, but there may be an issue with fuel that contains ethanol. Fire Department Chief Adam Smith said that he is still researching for a newer vehicle for the department.
On grants, Mayor Parrish said that the Recreational Trails grant had been bid out, and presented information on the bid from United Way Haulers to provide curbside solid waste collection. The projected monthly cost would be about…
For the complete story, see the April 7th edition of The Lexington Progress.