Bonifay City Council passes code enforcement ordinance

Published: Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:37 PM.

BONIFAY — Bonifay City Council held the second and final reading for Ordinance 385, known as the “Private Property Standards of the City of Bonifay.”

This ordinance outlines code enforcement regarding abandoned personal property, debris, excessive growth, litter, and so on regarding personal property within the Bonifay City limits that is considered unattractive, unhealthy or unsafe to the surrounding residents and visitors and defines penalties, procedures and enforcement allowed for handling such cases.

Copies of this ordinance are available upon request at the Bonifay City Hall.

The council members wanted to remind citizens that the regularly scheduled meeting of the Bonifay City Council will be moved from the evening of Monday, March 25, to Tuesday, March 26 after the elections.

The council approved of Resolution 13-05, Notice of City Election, during their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Feb. 11, which “provides for an annual election of officers to be held on the fourth Tuesday in March every year.”

This year’s election will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26, and will be for the number 1 seat, which is currently being held by Richard Woodham, and the number 3 seat, which is held by Roger Brooks.

The following citizens were appointed to serve at the election: Sarah Bynum as Clerk, Mellie Marell, Rosalie McClain and Katie White as Inspectors and Jess Akins as Bailiff.

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