The following information is for April, 2015.
Fire Chief, Doug Dozier reported that the City Fire Department responded to: 1 gas leak, 1 house fire, 1 false fire alarm, 5 vehicle accidents (2 that required extraction, 1 required medical helicopter transport).
Police Chief, Winston Tye reported: 10 vehicle accidents (2 with injury), 39 people were arrested, 3 were DUIs., 83 citations were handed out, 19 working cases remain open, and they responded to 18 burglar alarms.
Code Enforcement Officer, Corey Moren reported: property tax bills being received were slowing, occupational taxes were steady, the $38,000 grant (that had been submitted to the State to purchase 2 recycle trailers and 1 floor scale) was completely finished. Moren hopes to be purchasing those items soon.
Robbie Cobb, City Street Superintendent noted: 196 garbage pickups, landscaping projects still underway, all softball/baseball fields now being used, still cold patching potholes, repaired Knox Street with 5 brick pavers a sidewalk drain and a catch basin, assisted in the set up and take down of Thompson Park stage for the Relay for Life. Cobb stated, “Due to the nice weather and park usage being up, we are experiencing minor damage.”