The Oct. 21 meeting began with a report from Finance Committee Chairman and Mayor Pro Tem Loretta Lipsey. She said the city’s finances are in good shape, and tax bills will be mailed Oct. 30. The bills will have a due date of Dec. 31.
Frankie Lamb with Woodmen of the World spoke to the members briefly about a new life insurance product. He said he would like to present it to city employees. Lamb said it would be at no cost to the city.
Council members agreed to place Lamb’s request on the next meeting agenda.
Jones County Emergency Management Director and Fire Chief Don Graham talked to the council about the full-time fireman recently approved by the Jones County Board of Commissioners.
Graham said the position would be funded by Jones County and pointed out that the Gray Fire Department is the second busiest in the county. He said the fireman would work 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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