Albany City Council welcomes two new members at first meeting of 2021

Posted January 12, 2021 at 2:48 pm

Albany City Council held its first regular meeting of 2021 last Tuesday, January 5, with all members present, welcoming the two newest seated members, Sarah Browning and Joe Stockton to the local governing body.

Primarily, only general items of business were addressed during the 45 minute session, with much of the discussion centering on the city’s financial condition and the need for new and/or updated equipment in several departments.

City Clerk/Treasurer Melissa Smith first informed the council that the COVID-19 relief funds the city had applied for, in the amount of $144,100, had been received and will go towards reimbursements of costs the city incurred due to the virus.

Smith noted a second such COVID relief grant has been applied for, but no

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    Posted January 5, 2021 at 4:16 pm

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    School board discusses return to classrooms

    Posted December 22, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    Clinton County Board of Education held its final meeting of the year last Thursday, December 17, at the old Central Office building with all members present.

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