At a called meeting Oct. 27, the Winder City Council agreed in a 3-2 vote to provide $10,000 to the fundraising campaign of the Barrow Economic Development Council.
Council members Ridley Parrish, Bob Dixon and Sonny Morris voted in favor while Frank Dunagan and David Maynard voted no. Charlie Eberhart was absent.
Asked by councilman Ridley Parrish if the requested funding for the “Best of Barrow” campaign is available in the city’s current budget, Mayor Chip Thompson said that while there is no specific earmark for it, the money is available.
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