Article by W. Clay Crook-
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for Lexington met on Tuesday evening, January 18, 2022, for their regular work session.
For the 2022 Christmas holiday schedule, Lexington Mayor Jeff Griggs said that he hopes the board will approve Thursday and Friday as days off instead of Friday and Monday.
For the Solid Waste Department, a lease for the new arm truck was presented, and bids for the West Church St. multi-modal sidewalk project will be coming up. Business and school hours will be taken into consideration. Also from Public Works, the TDOT procurement policy will need to be approved by the board and read into the minutes. There is one position in the Solid Waste Department that needs to be filled as well as filling a full-time and a part-time position for the Lexington Cemetery. Surveys are also being done for possible speed humps in Pope Subdivision.
The board also discussed some clarifications for the 24-hour shift holiday compensation for non-salaried firemen. The board discussed the possibility of closing some of the bank accounts in the various departments, especially some utility payment accounts, as they may…
For complete coverage, see the January 26th edition of The Lexington Progress.