Council refuses to canvass rollback results

Published Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council met to canvass the results of the rollback election Friday, Jan. 29.

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Rhome City Council approves budget cuts

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members approved budget cuts totaling $88,861 at their meeting Tuesday.

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Rhome City Council repeals sex offender residential restriction ordinance

Published Saturday, January 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council members voted Tuesday to repeal a sex offender residential restriction ordinance under threat of a lawsuit.

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Rhome City Council discusses employee contracts

Published Saturday, January 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

City council members discussed providing employee contracts to every department head at their Thursday night meeting.

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Meeting Previews for Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, January 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A financial audit and the superintendent's contract will be discussed by Alvord School Board members at a meeting Thursday night.

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Cuts made in anticipation of rollback

Published Saturday, December 12, 2015
By Racey Burden

Every department in Rhome was asked by Mayor Michelle Pittman to cut its budget by 3 percent, and those cuts were presented to the city council Thursday night.

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City of Rhome faces tax rollback election

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council deemed a citizen petition for a tax rollback election valid in a special meeting Monday night.

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Rhome City Council considers petition for rollback election

Published Saturday, November 14, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council called a special meeting for Monday, Nov. 16, to announce whether the city will move forward with a tax rollback election.

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Resignations pile up in Rhome

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council accepted two resignations Tuesday night - a city parks and recreation board member and the municipal court clerk.

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Rollback petition presented to Rhome City Council

Published Saturday, October 31, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome is looking at a possible tax rollback election.

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Dissatisfied citizens aim to push back against council

Published Wednesday, October 21, 2015
By Racey Burden

Muttered complaints and more vocal misgivings can be heard from the crowd at almost every packed Rhome City Council meeting.

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New Rhome fire chief appointed

Published Saturday, October 10, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council approved the resignation of Fire Chief Jason Miller Tuesday night and appointed Darrell Fitch as the new chief.

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Adopted tax rate exceeds rollback

Published Wednesday, September 30, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted last week to adopt the city's budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-2016.

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Rhome City Council grants Taco Casa variance request

Published Saturday, September 26, 2015
By Racey Burden

The Rhome City Council heard another sign variance request from Taco Casa Tuesday night, and this time it granted the variance.

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Contentious appointment complete; Becraft sworn in to vacant council seat

Published Saturday, September 19, 2015
By Racey Burden

Jeff Becraft was sworn in to Rhome City Council's vacant seat Tuesday night.

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Council fires longtime city attorney

Published Saturday, September 12, 2015
By Racey Burden

The position of Rhome's city attorney has hung in precarious balance for weeks, and on Thursday the city council voted unanimously to remove Walt Leonard from office and find another lawyer to represent Rhome.

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Rhome City Council rejects Eason, tables appointment

Published Saturday, September 5, 2015
By Racey Burden

A full crowd was present once again for another contentious Rhome City Council meeting Tuesday night, where the council decided not to appoint Sam Eason to its vacant seat.

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Citizen seeks Rhome council position

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome approved a petition for a new council member Tuesday night and hired a new city official.

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Rhome City Council proposes budget, tax rate for FY 2016

Published Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Racey Burden

The City of Rhome approved a proposed budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-2016 Tuesday night and will adopt the budget and tax rate at the next city council meeting.

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Rhome City Council delays budget workshop

Published Saturday, August 15, 2015
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council decided Thursday night to delay the city's budget workshop until Tuesday, Aug. 25. At that meeting the council will vote to approve the city budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2015-2016.

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