WADLEY - At a rescheduled meeting last week, Wadley Town Council adopted the budget for fiscal year 2020-2021.

Revenues for the next year are estimated to be $527,017 with estimated expenses being $498,263, leaving a surplus for the year of $69,508. Mayor Donna McKay said the budget would be easy to work with.

Mayor's report

Mayor McKay gave a short report, all good news to the council. Wadley Cornerstone Clinic is in full operation again, the Highway 77 resurfacing project should be complete this week, and Hometown Market Grocery Store on Highway 22 East is now open

In other business, the council:

  • Approved a donation of $1,500 to the Southern Union Foundation Scholarship Fund.
  • Approved a $300 donation to Wadley FFA to work on plants around the Wadley High School signs.
  • Approved $5,500 to be paid to Phillip Albright for cleaning and painting the town's water tank.
  • Held the first of two public hearings concerning an update to the town's 1969 zoning ordinances. The second hearing will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, before the regular scheduled council meeting. The mayor and council will be officially sworn in at this meeting.

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