Approval of four candidates for consideration for part-time employment with the Hamlet Police Department was the first order of business during Wednesday evening’s Town Board meeting. Officer Kyle Hinds has submitted a leave of absence.
Expenses not to exceed $3,600, were approved for evaluation of the town’s four water wells. It was last done in 2001.
Repairs and improvements on the back part of the current Town Hall, totaling $2,579 also were approved. They include siding replacement and electrical repair.
Two additional houses that are either damaged or have been declared a hazard in the town have been selected for razing and/or cleanup by the town, if the owners of record fail to make the required improvements on a timely basis.
The 2016 Town budget was adopted. A five-percent overall increase was approved. Following State review, adjustments may be made. There were no comments from the public.