Council abates properties

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Andalusia City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution abating the following properties:

• 413 Pugh St., for weeds.

• Corner of Pugh and Barron, unsafe structure

• 115 Chestnut St., for weeds, bushes, and unsafe structure

• Corner of North Cotton and College, unsafe structure

• 103 Barron St., weeds and repairs

• Property adjacent to a home on South Ridge, where weeds and kudzu from a wooded lot are encroaching.

The council also approved a second resolution approving contracts with PRA Government Services. The company previously has collected sales taxes for the city, and now will also collect business licenses. Business owners will be able to complete the process online, Mayor Earl Johnson said.

The council also reappointed Nancy Hammett reappointed to the Library Board.