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Boaz council should vote to buy

Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:04 pm

Pretend that you are a business owner thinking about opening a business in Boaz. You ride down Alabama 168 on your way to Boaz City Hall and pass the abandoned Beaulieu site, bordered with litter and dotted with clumps of weeds.

Your impression would be that Boaz was a declining and poorly managed town, not a promising place for your new enterprise.

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  • OldSchooL posted at 7:17 pm on Wed, Oct 10, 2012.

    OldSchooL Posts: 371

    yeah i know daliann. i would like to see the city booming again so the local people could get the job's. I know the things the city have been talking about cost alot of money, but hopefully good things will happen for boaz and the mayor and city council will make good decisions that will help the city and the citizens.

  • Daliann04 posted at 1:32 pm on Wed, Oct 10, 2012.

    Daliann04 Posts: 250

    Old School,
    I like Boaz, I just really hope that any business they bring in will help get some CITIZENS hired and not people from outside the county. Some business' tend to do that at times because training seems to cost. My suggestions are only that the hopes of a new businees going in that spot will bring jobs for those that live in Boaz. My same concerns go towards the quadratic building that was proposed. I really hope that the banquet/meeting rooms contain resturants that will hire people of the city so the banquet rooms / meeting rooms are not empty most of the time...I just do not see how the quad can make good revenue with empty rooms offered only on demand. Nice classy resturants within those building would bring in good revenue. (Maybe the proposal needs to include resturants in the meeting/banquet rooms for the council to approve). Though if the banquet/meeting rooms become reserved they can announce in the SMR an a classy posted sign for customers to take notice of. Groups reserve areas all the time that are open for business resturants, it gets costly for the reservation but having that constant walk in revenue while waiting on the rooms to be reserved is really not a bad idea. I'm actually trying to think of ways the Mayor can get his requests approved since the plans do not seem to please the council for the approval. Tell him not to give up, just make changes to the proposal and make it better not empty.

  • OldSchooL posted at 2:26 am on Wed, Oct 10, 2012.

    OldSchooL Posts: 371

    the owner of the old carpet yarn property is having it cleaned up. you don't wiggle your nose like that woman does on bewitched and everything gets done instantly. maybe all you people that dislike boaz so much should move somewhere else.

  • John Thompson posted at 1:07 pm on Mon, Oct 8, 2012.

    John Thompson Posts: 405

    Hey puppy, the land they are talking about is in Boaz, not Albertville.

  • youngpupster posted at 7:18 pm on Thu, Oct 4, 2012.

    youngpupster Posts: 147

    When people drive through Boaz usually, they don't like at the sides of the road, they hold their nose in hoping they'll make it through the debilitating stench of such a terrible town before they have to take their next breath.

  • Daliann04 posted at 4:14 pm on Thu, Oct 4, 2012.

    Daliann04 Posts: 250

    Hey Big Bommer,
    Do you happen to know of what business they are considering placing on that land? Just asking because I would like to know because just the thought of a business there is exciting. And how many jobs would it open for the citizens to be allowed to gain. It would be a dissapointment if the business opened and only brought revenue to the city and not in the homes of the city. I would have to disagree with the business if it hired outside of the city....We the citizens are hurting and revenue can still go to Boaz but we need revenue in the homes of Boaz too. Hope they are really thinking about the people and not the bank.

  • Big Bomber posted at 5:44 pm on Wed, Oct 3, 2012.

    Big Bomber Posts: 61

    @Kay /The moral of the story is they are tearing down the building to make ground for another business to come and build...Get with the program, and quit your crying. You see cities all across the nation having buildings torn down...DUH! Thank God you're not on the counsil or the mayor.