Decatur County Commissioners discuss property sale, Army Corps of Engineers lease agreement

Published 2:57 pm Wednesday, October 11, 2023

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The Decatur County Commissioners met for their first meeting of September on Tuesday morning. Following the invocation, pledge and approval of minutes, the commissioners moved on to new business.

The first item of new business was the approval of a property sale, specifically the sale of a piece of property on Barber Shop Road. According to County Administrator Alan Thomas, the property was a court forfeiture. It was auctioned off online for a total of $64,000 to Hunter Strickland, with the county receiving $56,000 from the sale. The commissioners voted to approve the sale.

The next item of business was the consideration of a US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) boat landing lease agreement. This agreement pertains to the boat landing located on Spring Creek Road, with the county leasing the property from the USACE to keep the landing open. The commissioners approved the agreement.

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The last two items on the agenda were the consideration and approval of alcoholic beverage licenses for two businesses, specifically the Super B Express located at 1572 Newton Road, and the Super B Express located at 3225 Faceville Highway. The commissioners approved both of these applications.

After this, the commissioners gave their closing remarks and the meeting was adjourned.