NEW HAVEN — Two new employees were added to the roster in the Town of New Haven, it was announced at the most recent council meeting.
Jon McKnight and Brian Cundiff were hired as part-time employees. They will be working for the garbage department. Applications are still being taken for both part-time and full-time certified police officers, it was noted.
Harry Roush was appointed by the council members to serve as an alternate on the town appeals board, in case one of the other five members cannot be present. It was also stated that anyone filing an appeal must pay all expenses incurred.
Trick-or-treat will be held Oct. 27 from 6-7 p.m., with a party following at 7:30 p.m. The party will be held at the fire station with costume judging. During trick-or-treat, traffic flow will be one way on Midway Drive/Layne Street. Vehicles will enter at Midway Drive, and exit on Layne Street near the Church of God.
In other action, the council:
Approved the purchase of a new printer for the purpose of the utility billing;
- Agreed to send Recorder Roberta Hysell to the municipal judge training on Nov. 3-4 (Hysell serves as court clerk and steps in during the absence of the judge);
- Thanked those who assisted with the recent Oktoberfest held on the town library grounds; and,
- Approved the accounts payable, financial report and minutes of the previous meeting.
The next meeting will be Oct. 17 at 6 p.m.
Attending were Mayor Jerry Spradling, Recorder Hysell, and council members Jim Elias, George Gibbs, Matt Shell, Grant Hysell and Matt Gregg.
Mindy Kearns is a freelance writer for Ohio Valley Publishing who lives in Mason County.