By Rebecca Rose
Magdalena Village’s Board of Trustees met Monday Oct 11, and approved the start of the hiring process for a new librarian. The deadline to apply for the position is Oct. 29. The job also entails overseeing operations at the nearby Boxcar Museum.
Other Agenda Items:
• Mayor’s Report Mayor Sandy Julian discussed the possible sale of the Senior Center to the Village by the County. Julian urged the Board to consider the sale if it is offered to them.
•EMS and Fire Report Magdalena’s EMS crew added another EMT Basic to their roster.
•Joint Utility Steven Bailey reported that they were working on adding a water tank to a transfer station. In addition, he stated that FEMA was working with the village to continue to assess the roads in terms of flooding issues.
•Marshall’s Report Marshal Larry Cearley requested funds to purchase ammunition to qualify himself and his deputies, for $296.25. In addition, he asked the village to approve purchase of glow sticks in the ammmount of $227.52. Marshall Cearley explained that the sticks are provided to children during Halloween, as part of a safety effort. The Board approved the Marshall’s office to pay for expedited shipping, to ensure that the sticks are delivered before Oct. 31. The sticks are also used at traffic accidents.