The Board Trustees in Locust Grove gave a few raises and hired a new cook for the Senior Citizens Center in their meeting Monday night.
Police Dispatcher Elizabeth Henson received a 50-cent raise per hour after review and discussion by trustees.
Officer Chris Buck received a 50-cent per hour raise.
Trustees voted to hire Krystal Johnson as a cook for the Senior Citizens’ Center. Johnson will earn $8 per hour and is considered part-time status.
Tabitha Smith will attend OLETS (Oklahoma Law Enforcement Training School) following the approval from trustees. The school tuition is free, but trustees approved paying for hotel and a per diem.
Trustees approved the hire of Kyle Knott as a non-paid reserve officer.
In other business, trustees voted to approve an expenditure of $15,300 to Scott Airpacks for the purchase of three airpacks for Locust Grove Fire Department.
Also approved was an expenditure in the amount of $366.66 to the Locust Grove Chamber of Commerce to cover eggs purchased for the annual hunt.
Trustees voted to approve moving the town’s Public Safety savings account from Bank of Locust Grove to First State Bank. The account is being moved because all of the town’s other accounts are at First State Bank.