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Waldron City Council Approves Agreement with Sebastian County Mental Health Department

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By Tammy Moore Teague
On Tuesday, August 14, the Waldron City Council met in regular session. During the meeting the council voted to approve Mayor Neil Cherry’s recommendation to adopt an agreement with the Sebastian County Mental Health Department.
In approving this motion, the city can contact the SCMHD to come and transport offenders or patients who are mentally ill, and/or those battling drug and alcohol addiction.
In other business, the city agreed to enter into a contract with Square One Enterprises. The company will overhaul the clarifier at the waste water treatment plant. This move will help ensure the waste water treatment plant remains functioning at an optimal levels.
Lastly, the council voted to adopt an ordinance that will increase municipal court fines by $5. This motion must be approved by the Quorum Court at their next meeting.
In future business, the council plans to examine a policy on smoking areas at the new city park. Also, invites the public to attend Community Coffee, which will be held at Dalton Place Assisted Living Center on Tuesday, August 21 at 9 a.m. The city will welcome Family Dollar team members, share community interests as well as ideas.

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