BEDFORD - ( APRIL 19, 2022) - The Bedford Board of Works met on Monday afternoon approving a new hire for the Bedford Fire Department and promotions for the Bedford Police Department.
Bedford Board of Works approved temporary parking spaces for early voting at the Lawrence County Plaza
Approved the hiring of Adam Higgins to the Bedford Fire Department pending approval of the Public Employment Retirement Fund
Bedford Police Department Major Kevin Jones has retired from the Bedford City Police Department. Board of Works member Charlene Hall congratulated Major Jones for his service to the Bedford community.
Approved the following promotions following Kevin Jones Retirement -
Captain Jesse Crane - Major
Sergeant Chase Hamiliton - Captain
Officer Clint Swanson - Sergeant
Approved a change order in the amount of $61,296 of additional cost for a improvement project for the wastewater and sewer improvements. This comes following a saving of $157,595 of other changes to the proposed project which included the removal of the Riley Blvd. life station
Approved the temporary parking spaces for early voting along 16th Street at the Lawrence County Courthouse Plaza
Approved the Cyber Security Insurance proposal which saw a 62 percent increase this year. The cost is $35,484
Approved a sanitary sewer agreement with John McBride which provides a huge savings to the city.
Approved agreements with property owners along South I Street for the installation of a water main in the 2800-2900 block of I Street.