Emergency Town Meeting held February 26th
The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in a Special Called “Emergency” meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 3:00 p.m. at Town Hall. Those present were Mayor Billy Robbins, Recorder Johnny Sells, Alderwoman Opal Clayborn, Alderman Glenn Parris, Alderman Rex Tompkins, and Dennis South. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Sewer Plant operations.
The Mayor called the meeting to order and reported to the Board that Gerald Beaty, the present Sewer Plant Supervisor, had turned in his keys on Wednesday, February 25, and said that he was quitting. Prior to this, the Mayor stated that he had asked the Supervisor why his name was not on the list as a contact person with the security system at the Sewer Plant and the Supervisor said he did not want to be on this list and said, “I quit.” Two weeks earlier, another employee at the Sewer Plant had left his position to take on another job, this leaving no one to carry on the daily operations or to sign any paperwork going to the State. Dennis South spoke to the Board about the position and the Mayor informed the Board that Dennis is already State Certified from his previous employment at the Sewer Plant.
After discussing the matter further, a motion was made by Glenn Parris to hire Dennis South as the Sewer Plant Supervisor at $10.25 per hour effective 02/26/09. A second was voiced by Rex Tompkins and, with all members voting aye, the motion carried.
With this being the only topic of discussion, a motion was made by Rex Tompkins to adjourn. A second was voiced by Opal Clayborn and, with all members voting Aye, the meeting adjourned at 3:23 p.m.