Fire Chief Jim Manning had his contract renewed at the March 9th, regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Ward Two Fire Protection District Board of Commissioners. Manning’s contract was renewed after the panel of Charles Hopkins, Mack Williams, George Gryder and Bill Wheelis went into executive session for a discussion before returning to approve the new contract. Alton Fallin was absent.
In other business it was announced that no bid had been received for the purchase of the 3/4 ton pickup and that in February the Fire District responded to one fire, one public tree removal and two other unidentified issues. It was also reported that 5 people took part in a first responders training class and that Dona Snow resigned as of February 28th.