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Coffeeville Leases Land

COFFEEVILLE – Aldermen accepted a $3200 bid to lease 68 acres of farmland owned by the Town at the regular March meeting of the Mayor and Board.

The high bid for the three-year lease came from James Edwards, according to the minutes of the March 1 session.

In other actions, the Aldermen:

• Allowed Court Clerk Brenda Gibson to attend Municipal Court Training held March 10 and 11.

• Gave permission for Coffeeville Police Chief Mark Martin to drive the new Tahoe police vehicle home each day.

They also agreed to allow the vehicle to remain “unmarked” and to scrap the old blue and white police vehicles.

• Paid claims.

• Entered an executive session during which no action was taken, the minutes state.

Present at the session were Mayor Mack Burns, Aldermen Joe Bourn, George Miller, Bryan McCullough, Michael Ayers, Alderwoman Eva Longstreet, Town Clerk Brenda Gibson, and Police Chief Martin.

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