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Perry to consider making masks mandatory for personnel

July 8, 2020

Houston Home Journal

During the Monday evening work session of Perry Mayor and Council, Mayor Randall Walker made the recommendation to council that the city adopt a personnel policy that would apply to city employees relative to the wearing of masks.

Petition Targets Perry's Confederate Monument

June 30, 2020

Houston Home Journal

While Perry Mayor Randall Walker is aware of the petitions that are being circulated, he said that there is little that will be gained by petitioning alone. He stated that by law, the removal of the statue is not something that he or any other local city official is authorized to permit.


May 26, 2020

Houston Home Journal

City Manager Lee Gilmour advised that administration was opposed to the resolution, citing that the offer was originally for green space with no conditions, and all other donations of green space was "just for that.”

Perry City Manager Presents FY2021 Budget

May 20, 2020

Houston Home Journal

In the first work session of Perry Mayor and Council since March 2, City Manager Lee Gilmour presented the recommended budget for the 2021 fiscal year. One of the factors impacting the budget, according to Gilmour, is the uncertain impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on revenue streams.

Perry City Council Approves E-Gaming

May 4, 2020

Houston Home Journal

Director of Leisure Services, Sedrick Swan, presented a proposal for an e-gaming sports league at last week’s Perry Council meeting.

Opening of Perry Facilities Uncertain

May 4, 2020

Houston Home Journal

City Manager Lee Gilmour explained that the city is hesitant to give any specific dates or deadlines due to uncertainty concerning public health situations, future regulatory requirements and economic environments.

Perry to Offer Business Start-up Guide

April 29, 2020

Houston Home Journal

At the April 21 meeting of Perry Mayor and Council, Director of Economic Development Ashley Hardin presented a newly compiled "Start a New Business Guide” for the city of Perry.

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