Wait for fire chief approval continues


Mayor Stimpson Urges Council to approve interim Fire Chief

Mayor Sandy Stimpson urged the city council Monday, January 27 to approve his fire chief appointment, interim chief Paul “ Randy” Smith.

Smith has more than thirty-one years of emergency response service experience.

Stimpson named Randy Smith as interim chief in October 2013, but the council has yet to approve his appointee.

In November council member Levon Manzie said he wanted to get to know the candidate before placing is vote.

“It is time to approve his appointment as the Chief and enable him to continue his work to build a world-class department for our city,’ said Stimpson.

The council is expected to vote on the issue Tuesday, January 28. We will let you know what happens.



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