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Town employees get wage hikes
Wesson Aldermen voted to give all town employees at least a three percent pay hike, with three receiving bigger raises:
Town Clerk Angela Hester. $5,500.
Chief of Police Chad O’Quinn. $2,000.
Public Works and Water Department Director Brad Tuner. $2,000.
In Police Department personnel changes, the Aldermen approved the hiring of Ryan Everette on a part time basis, moved Officer Tillman from full time to part time and accepted the resignation of Officer Kelsie Evans.
In other actions, the Aldermen approved:
A five-year contract with Terry Services to service the Old School Community Center HVAC system.
A support contract with BBI Software for the upcoming year.
Purchase of five hand-held radios for the Police Department for $8,900 from Jackson Communications funded by a Homeland Security grant.
Expenditure of $350 for a virtual training program that will be used by the Police Department.
A study by the Police Department of a youth police explorers program.