Council votes for mechanicPublished 10:53am Thursday, May 16, 2013
After months of debating, disagreeing, interviewing and re-evaluating, the Dadeville City Council voted Tuesday to hire a full-time city mechanic to work at the shop.
“We’ve got a good man,” said Mayor Joe Smith.
The council voted to hire Bryan Davis, who worked 27 years at Russell as a mechanic. He will work full time for $14.25 an hour.
The council also:
- voted to settle a recreation center deposit dispute by returning half the deposit ($50) to the renter
- voted to work with the Tallapoosa County School Board to place a city police officer in the schools
“I think it’s another opportunity where we can pool our resources together and do a much better job for our children,” said Superintendent Joe Windle.
- voted to table an issue between the city and the water/sewer board regarding insurance premium payments until further guidance from the CPA
- voted to allow Fire Chief Kenneth Thompson to purchase a computer for the fire station
- voted to purchase a dump truck for the city to use as parts to repair the current truck
- discussed the dog ordinance
- approved recreation center rentals
- voted to repair a number of buckled sidewalks around town
- voted to purchase Christmas lights