LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Yesterday afternoon the LaFollette City Council met for its monthly workshop. Mayor Cliff Jennings presented the idea of soliciting bids for a golf simulator. The minimum cost would be approximately $10,000 and could go as high as $50,000. The council will vote on Tue., Feb. 6, if it wants to solicit bids on the simulator or not.
Emergency sirens have been on the agenda for some time for the council. On Tuesday night, it will discuss bids for the sirens that are to be placed at the three LaFollette Fire Departments.
Freeman Corner was on the agenda for discussion. The possibility of fixing the clock on the corner is being discussed. Jennings told the council the lot across from Freeman Corner was available for use by food trucks during special downtown events.
A final reading will be concluded for Ordinance 2024-01 amending the City of LaFollette Public Records Policy as set forth in Ordinance 2017-14 and Ordinance 2024-02 amending the personnel policy pertaining to the Pump Act and Tennessee Pregnant Workers. Ordinance 2024-02 will ensure that nursing mothers are accommodated as well as expectant mothers.
Resolution 2024-03 amending the 2023-24 budget will be on the agenda for approval as well at next week’s regular monthly meeting on Tue., Feb. 6, 5:30pm, at city hall. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/30/2024-6AM)