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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Scottsboro City Council Regular Session May 11, 2015

(photo by G. Morgan)

Hot issue at the city council - Roseberry Creek Rescue Group requested financial support for spraying nuisance aquatic species, water weeds, in the City and County Park area, to include homeowner water frontage. A city budget amendment request was approved for $40,000. The money to be provided was approved contingent on $60K being raised by the Roseberry Rescue Group. The funds may not be utilized to pay down or pay off any current or future debt incurred by the Roseberry group.

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