Council members OK 2011 tax-free weekend
by W. Brian Hale
Mar 09, 2011 | 1951 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
PARRISH -- The Parrish Town Council voted unanimously to approve the 2011 tax-free holiday weekend at Tuesday night's meeting.

The dates of the weekend will be announced at a future meeting, but have been traditionally held in August so parents of school-aged children can take advantage of the tax-free break while buying clothes and supplies prior to the resumption of classes.

In other actions from the meeting:

*A motion to repay $2,448.56 to the Parrish Water Works and Sewer Board for a loan secured on the city's behalf in regard to the Parrish-Jasper Road sidewalks passed unanimously.

*The Council voted unanimously to enter into agreement with the Kelly Group for the placement of bids for the construction of the Parrish Municipal Park.

*The police department, fire department and street department reports were presented.

*A motion to pay the city's utility bills passed unanimously.

*The Council discussed the hiring of temporary concession stand workers for the upcoming baseball season. Council members will submit recommendations to Mayor Wayne Gross who is expected to make a decision next week.