Pennington Gap Town Council Continued

Other topics covered at the last Pennington Gap Town Council was announcement that numerous major projects were planned for Public Works. One project includes the installation of a new meter at the Lee County Career and Technical Center, which would include water line replacement on the system.
A letter of request by the Mountain Empire Older Citizens for a donation to their yearly Emergency Fuel Fund Walkathon was read and voted on, with the Town Council to donate $1,000.
Concerning the installation of solar panels for the water and sewer plants, the Town Hall and the Lee Theatre/Communication Center was provided by information supplied by Harless from Adam Wells of Appalachian Voices. Harless went on to offer the news that conservative estimates clearly show a thirty year savings of almost $2 million for the community.
After covering the topics of the Lee County Industrial Authority voting to transfer the ownership of the property located across from Town Hall to the Town of Pennington Gap, the news that Leeman Field was packed with activities related to the Little League and the ATV Drag Races. It was noted that the Appalachian Service Project volunteers are interested in helping with projects in town with large groups to be coming to the area throughout this summer.
Councilman Pope stated that numerous people had requested distance markers be added to the Greenway. Harless then offered that signs are being created that would feature a trail overview as well as the installation of mileage distances.
Following this the Town Council then moved on to Closed Session in order to discuss matters concerning possible appointment, assignment, disciplining, promotion, salaries and resignation of employees.  After which they adjourned to their next scheduled meeting, planned for Monday evening May 20th at 6pm.

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