The Jenkins City Council agreed to vacate a portion of a platted road within Curo's Addition upon request of Barnard Ericson following a public hearing held before the regular Monday, Aug. 12, council meeting.

Ericson wanted an approximate 20-foot wide alley vacated west of lots 9016, block 5.

The council also discussed a new law allowing cities to set speed limits on city roads without approval from outside entities. The council discussed roads that may benefit from additional traffic control.