Phenix City leaders meet for charter review session

Phenix City leaders meet for charter review session

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - A group of taxpayers are reviewing the rules and regulations in Phenix City as part of the charter review session.

It's something city leaders say is done every 10 years and they say it's much-needed to make changes that affect the people that live here.

The 15 member charter review committee met today to establish a quorum for their review of the city's code of conduct.

The group will meet monthly to discuss the city charter and make updates according to input from the city leaders and the Alabama League of Municipalities.

One committee member and former councilor says a review like this is an important part of the city's growth.

"We are a growing city with a terrific future," said J.W. Brannen with Phenix City Charter Review Committee. "And it's time now that we look at all the ways that we, as citizens, can help make it better for all of us."

This comes after council requested to have the city charter reviewed a few months ago.

The group will meet on the second Thursday of each month.

Their next meeting will be on August 14 at 3 p.m. in the 3rd floor conference room of the municipal building.

Committee members say they expect the full review to continue until they have completed it entirely.

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