VIDEO: Rainsville hires new police officer and WWTP Operator
April 20, 2017
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VIDEO: Rainsville hires new police officer and WWTP Operator

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council held a brief meeting to review a new police hire and a new operator for the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP), among other items. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At Monday night’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, among other items, the council made new hires for the city, and accepted the retirement of a member of the Rainsville Police Department.

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The Rainsville Police Department announced the retirement of Charles Coffen, who had been with the department for several years, and had previously served as a Sheriff’s Deputy with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department for many years. To replace Coffen, the department hired Chris Phillips, from the Fort Payne Police Department.

As previously discussed and posted, the council hired Brad Willingham to serve as a Grade 4 Operator at the Waste Water Treatment Plant, who will start the job on May 3.

Other items addressed:

  • Hired Kim Erwin to assist with a grant to help repave Ranch Road.
  • Changed the “Back to School” Tax Holiday from August to the third weekend in July.
  • Purchased a used truck for the WWTP for the price of $16975.00.
  • Purchased two new computes for City Hall for a total of $1789.00.
  • Surpluses two city vehicles.
  • Purchased a second used truck for the Street Department.

The next meeting will be held on Monday, May 1 at 5:00 pm in the Rainsville City Annex, with the workshop beginning at 4:15.

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