Officials ordered removal of a slab in Wright’s Mill after years of inactivity.
Officials ordered removal of a slab in Wright’s Mill after years of inactivity.
MADISON — A slab in Wright’s Mill here will be removed by the city after about a decade of inactivity on the lot.

Building Official Ken Wilbanks told the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on Tuesday said there has been no work done in years on the property owned by Bruce and Rita Cain.

“This has been an ongoing issue in the neighborhood,” Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler said. “The lot has changed hands several times. The slab has been there, I believe, since 2007.”

She added, “It’s not fair to the neighbors.”

Wilbanks said there is a six-year-old engineer’s report on the condition of the slab.

“All that time, nothings been done,” he said.

The board then voted unanimously to pass a resolution authorizing removal of the slab by the city.

In other board news:

• Aldermen approved the purchase of a new truck for the Streets and Maintenance Department.

• Aldermen approved travel for Josh Nelson, a public works shop mechanic, to attend Schwarze Sweeper Truck Factory Training in Huntsville, Ala. Dec. 5-8.

• Aldermen approved a change of wood siding to stone siding on the rear porch of the Walters residence in Lake Castle subdivision.

• Aldermen approved a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force.