Athena City Council members are Mayor Chuck Vickery, Eric Pickard, Carol Speed, LaVerne Mitchell, Deborah Hayward and John Shafer. With Speed and Vickery absent Thursday and Shafer in a non-voting role as acting mayor, the Council :
Park usage: Approved request for park usage by Bicycle Rides Northwest for Aug. 3, 2013. Unanimous.
Feral cats: Money brought in via cat licenses dedicated to feral cat program.
Bonfire, noise parade: Approved bonfire and noise parade Tuesday. Unanimous.
Jail leak: Accepted bid from Ezell Construction to fix leak in roof of old jail. Unanimous.