Easter Egg Hunt set for April 12th at Shiver’s Park.
In a short meeting Tuesday the Chipley City Council led off with approval of a Special Events application to hold a Community Easter Egg Hunt. Sherri Biddle, along with other volunteers will be hosting the Easter Egg Hunt at Shivers Park in Chipley from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. This community outreach event is being planned to provide a safe egg hunt for the children of the community.
Council members also approved the following actions:
- Approved a request from Chipola Habitat for Humanity to waiver impact fees for the house Habitat is constructing at 734 1st Street in Chipley. The total cost of the impact fees is $3,311.50.
- Approved a request from Tara Finch, Executive Director the Chipley Housing Authority, requesting approval of a Contract for Services with the Chipley Police Department for an overtime detail.
- Approved awarding Project Design Services to Panhandle Engineering & Construction, Inc. for the FDOT SCOP Phase II project design. The selection was based on scoring of the Selection Committee and successful negotiation in accordance with the Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act.
- Approved Ordinance No. 939 establishing a temporary moratorium on submittal, processing, and issuance of local business tax licenses for the use and/or land use or zoning approvals or development orders for marijuana dispensing organizations/medical marijuana treatment centers.
- Basketball Season is finished.
- Registration for the 2017 Baseball/Softball is completed with 219 signing up.
- Baseball practices started this week.
- Work is continuing on baseball/softball fields.
- Field maintenance and janitorial work is continuing.
Fire Department – February report showed 2 wild land fires and 3 public service calls.
Police Department – 12 warrants served; 3 traffic stops; 1 traffic stop; 1 burglary of a residence; 7 disturbance calls; 9 drug cases; 2 drug possession; 1 suicide threat; 1 animal bite; 3 trespassing; 1 criminal mischief/vandalism; 2 deceased persons; 1 drug overdose; 2 battery; 12 theft.
Code Enforcement – 13 Junk, trash and debris; 3 Building/structure is disrepair or unsafe; 5 Junk cars; 10 Overgrown lots; 1 RV used for residential living.