City Attorney Charles Riffee noted that the church, at the city's direction, would put limestone down or pave the replacement alley.
■ Held a public hearing and then gave final approval to leasing three sport utility vehicles for the Police Department from Country Roads Leasing LLC of Bridgeport. The city will pay the lease with money from the coal severance fund and will pay a 2.55 percent interest rate. The lease has a four-year term. Also:
■ City Clerk Barbara Cunningham notified council that Paula's LLC plans to ask for 23D MacCorkle Ave. to be rezoned for a private club that will offer video lottery and sell prepared food. Later, during public comments, Steve Fitch of Belle introduced himself, saying that it is he and his wife Paula who have applied for a state license to operate the new business.
■ Mayor Callaway announced he has re-appointed Lee Roberts as the St. Albans Chamber of Commerce representative on the Fire Civil Service Commission. Roberts' term expires in April 2014.
Council approved a motion by Councilman John Boles to pay current invoices, which total $34,835. Boles chairs the Finance Committee. During a comment period Boles, who also chairs the Public Safety Committee, said everyone should be aware that if a city police officer pulls you over for talking or texting on a cellphone while driving, "they're going to give you a ticket."
Callaway announced that city offices would be closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day. Because of the holiday, the next council meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 on the second floor of the city building on Sixth Avenue.