Warren Woman’s Club and City of Warren proclaim October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Warren Woman’s Club and City of Warren proclaim October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Mayor Denisa Pennington has issued a proclamation designating October 2021 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Warren. This is done in conjunction with the GFWC Warren Woman’s Club. The Woman’s Club advocates on behalf of victims of domestic violence yearly. They strive to make victims aware of helpfor all victims. The Woman’s…

Mayor Pennington announces two new City of Warren hires

Mayor Pennington announces two new City of Warren hires

During the Warren City Council meeting held Tuesday, October 12, Mayor Pennington announced two new hires for the City. She stated that Karla Mendez will serve as assistant Treasurer, working for elected city Treasurer Robert Milton. She also reported that she has hired Monty Hearnsberger as Street Foreman. Current Foreman Ricky Joe Davis has retired.…

Street paving contract approved by the Warren City Council-Video

Street paving contract approved by the Warren City Council-Video

All six members of the Warren City Council were present Tuesday evening, October 12 for the regular monthly council meeting. Mayor Densia Pennington presided. The Council was presented the monthly and year-to-date financial reports by City Clerk Helen Boswell and then received written and verbal updates from all department heads, as well as written reports…

Warren City Council holds special session to amend the 2020 budget

Warren City Council holds special session to amend the 2020 budget

Warren City Council met in special session Tuesday to amend the 2020 budget. Mayor Denisa Pennington explained that an auditor felt the amendments were needed to match her figures. CARES funding, plus two grants, were received and expenditures from those items needed to be added to the budget.Out of a total budget of about $7.2…

Dilapidated old Bryant’s building becoming a real concern for the City of Warren

Dilapidated old Bryant’s building becoming a real concern for the City of Warren

The safety and stability of the old Bryant’s Furniture building on Main Street in Warren was one of the big topics of discussion during the September Warren City Council meeting held Monday evening. Council member Dorothy Henderson raised the issue of the deterioration of the front of the building that has recently begun to show,…

Police car and fire engine issues discussed during September Warren City Council meeting-Video included

Police car and fire engine issues discussed during September Warren City Council meeting-Video included

Meeting in regular session Monday evening, September 13, 2021, the Warren City Council conducted numerous items of monthly business including step pay increases for two police officers and a pay increase for one officer upon his promotion to Corporal. All six council members attended the meeting and Mayor Denisa Pennington presided. Financial reports were given…

City Council adopts ordinance aimed at helping keep the community cleaner

City Council adopts ordinance aimed at helping keep the community cleaner

Warren’s City Council met in regular session Monday, August 9, 2021 with Mayor Densia Pennington presiding and five of the six Council members present. City Clerk Helen Boswell provided the July minutes and the statement of revenues and expenditures along with City and County sales tax receipts. She also passed on the District Court Clerk’s…