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Greenville City Council adds Juneteenth to federal holidays list

The Greenville City Council approved a resolution authoring Juneteenth to the city policy and procedure manual.

This resolution would allow the city  to expand its list of federal holidays to include Juneteenth, allow full-time city employees paid holiday leave, and add the holiday to the city policy and procedure manual.

Additionally, the council approved a resolution authorizing the city to enter a lease agreement with the Armory Commission of Alabama for a property on Pineapple Highway.

As a result of this, the property will be converted into a dog park.

Regarding the rest of the meeting, the city council

  • Approved a $3,760 budgeted expenditure for restoration and repair to Pioneer Cemetery
  • Authorized a $1,732 expenditure to repair and replace the flippers on garbage truck forty-two
  • Approved a $1,131 budgeted expenditure for two tires, mount, balance, and disposal for fire engine forty-two
  • Approved a $7,762 budgeted expenditure for a new metal roof on the YMCA pool house