Haleyville City Council

Free wi-fi in downtown Haleyville concerns residents

Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri, far right, responds to concerns presented by the public at the council meeting. Also shown are council members Dr. Ray Boshell, left, and Brian Berry who also addressed the concerns.
HALEYVILLE - The issue of free internet access attracting people to downtown Haleyville to hang out, including persons who are possibly using drugs or are homeless, was brought to the ears of the Haleyville City Council by concerned residents Sept. 5.

Haleyville’s Rocky Ravine trails to be improved

Parks and Recreation Director Joel Sherrill and Mayor Ken Sunseri stand on a set of stairs on the Rocky Ravine Park trail that has remained open, Sept. 16. Replacing these stairs, as well as those on the closed trail, will be among the improvements made if Haleyville receives an ADECA Recreational Trails Program grant.
HALEYVILLE - Rocky Ravine is a beautiful green space near the heart of Haleyville, but the state of its trails has kept some residents from enjoying its splendor. Now, the trails at Rocky Ravine Park, one of which has been closed for years, and a trail leading into the ravine from City Lake may soon see improvements if the city of Haleyville receives an Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs' Recreational Trails Program grant for which it has applied.

New business bringing jobs to Haleyville

The Haleyville City Council takes action to vote on the high bidder for property that will house a new business in the city. Voting in favor, from left, Dr. Ray Boshell, Mayor Ken Sunseri, seated front, and Boo Brooks. Council member Brian Berry, center, abstained from the vote.
HALEYVILLE - A major step has been taken to create more local jobs, with the Haleyville City Council awarding the sale of surplus property so a new distribution business for Fontaine Trailer Company and Transcraft can be constructed.

City approves entering settlement with pharmaceutical company

Former Haleyville City Council Member Jonathan Bennett, left, receives a plaque from Mayor Ken Sunseri and the Haleyville City Council honoring his years of work in the community as a council member. Bennett's honor was one of several items on the agenda during the council's first meeting of 2022.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville City Council began the new year somberly Jan. 3, with members expressing their sadness over a fire earlier that morning that killed a mother and her two children.

Dr. Ray Boshell appointed to Haleyville City Council

Dr. Ray Boshell is sworn in to the Haleyville City Council by Haleyville Municipal Judge Jonathan Lowe as Dr. Boshell's wife, Dr. Amy Boshell, holds the Bible.

HALEYVILLE - Dr. Ray Boshell was appointed to the Haleyville City Council for Place 4 during a swearing-in ceremony Monday, Oct. 27.
Boshell, who served as Haleyville's mayor from 1996-2000, is filling the seat vacated by Jonathan Bennett, who resigned after moving outside the Haleyville city limits.


Tax abatement rescinded

HALEYVILLE - A tax abatement the Haleyville City Council approved in early August for Sparks Properties LLC has now been rescinded, after it was learned that the property’s owner has been convicted of fraud.