Auburn Council Commends Auburn Bass Fishers

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BY HANNAH LESTER
HLESTER@
OPELIKAOBSERVER.COM

AUBURN—

The Auburn City Council met Tuesday night and approved a commendation for the Auburn Anglers Bass Fishing Club.

The Auburn Anglers competitive bass fishing club won the Alabama BASS Nation High School State Championship.

“Today, we’re pleased to recognize some outstanding young men who have brought honor and attention in a positive way to our community,” said Auburn Mayor Ron Anders.

There were 216 teams in the competition over the summer, which took place at Lake Eufaula. 

Four two-person teams from the Auburn Anglers competed. Hudson Gilmore and Spencer Grooms won the competition with 34.77 pounds. The two then competed in the national tournament and placed 116 out of 314.

“Congratulations guys,” Anders said. “We’re all very proud of you, thank you for what you do.”

OTHER BUSINESS:

– The council approved a special events retail ABC license for Ithaka Hospitality Partners Auburn Beverage, LLC d/b/a The Hotel at Auburn University at 620 Donahue Dr.

– The council approved a restaurant retail liquor ABC license for KB 51 Management, Inc. d/b/a Hype at 675 Opelika Road.

– The council approved a restaurant retail liquor ABC license for Naruto in Auburn, LLC d/b/a Naruto Cafe at 1145 S. College St., Suite 100.

– The council approved a restaurant retail liquor ABC license for Nemeroff Foods, LLC d/b/a Mellow Mushroom at 128 N. College St.

– The council approved a supplemental agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation for Project No. STPSUI085 for $88,750.

The council approved a traffic signal agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation for the installation, operation and maintenance of traffic signals at Alabama Highway 14 at Webster Road and Will Buechner Parkway.

– The council approved the purchase of two Life Pak 15 heart monitors from Cardiac Solutions, LLC for the Fire Department for more than $77,800.

– The council approved the purchase of a 2023 Ford F150 4WD Super Crew Pickup Truck from National Auto Fleet Group for the Water Resource Management – Collection System Division for more than $49,200.

– The council approved the purchase of 15 sets of Lion Apparel turnout gear from the North America Fire Equipment Company for the Fire Department for more than $44,300.

– The council approved the purchase of two columbarium for Town Creek and one for Westview Cemetery from Postal Products, ICM for $41,900.

– The council approved the purchase of a 2023 Vactor Ramjet VRR 1500 from Samson Equipment Company for the Water Resource Management – Collection System Division for more than $287,100.

– The council approved the purchase of traffic signal materials from Temple Inc. for the Alabama Highway 14 (Martin Luther King Drive) at Webster Road and at Will Buechner Parkway/Annalue Drive and East University Drive Intersection Improvements Project for more than $108,400.

– The council approved a lease agreement with The Water Works Board of the city of Auburn for the Bailey-Alexander Complex.

– The council approved a warranty deed and compensation of $2,415 with Tanger Rentals Two, LLC for the North Ross Street and Harper Avenue Intersection Improvements Project.

– The council approved a street and utility easement and compensation of $5,672 with Tucker Brantley Brown for the North Ross Street and Harper Avenue Intersection Improvements Project.

– The council approved a small cell franchise agreement with Verizon Wireless.

– The council approved an outdoor cafe permit for Nemeroff Foods, LLC d/b/a Mellow Mushroom.

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