Councilman Calvin Watts said the American Legion volunteered to raise half of the money. Watts seconded the motion made by Councilman Max Mulkey.
The Kiwanis Club will also sponsor their annual Fourth of July celebration at Tate Park on Saturday, July 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be games, inflatibles and music.
In other Fairmount news:
The council voted to hire Kim McEntire as the library coordinator and Cathy Butler as the assistant coordinator for the library.