Pet pigs, bus service and fire training discussed at council meeting

Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 04:16 PM.

• Unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding between the First United Methodist Church and the Crestview Fire Department, which will use a building vacated by the church for rescue and extraction training before the building is torn down.

• Unanimously approved the fire department hosting a regional hazardous materials handling training program at the Community Center in January.

• Unanimously directed staff members to research how city council meetings could be streamed, saved and retrieved by citizens on the city’s website.

• Received a report from Kay Rasmussen of the Economic Development Council, who said she has been appointed interim president of the council upon the recent resignation of Larry Sassano. Rasmussen said she is also be a candidate to fill the position permanently.

• Voted 4-1 against lending up to 100 traffic cones to the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) for its Jingle Bell Jog footrace in Fort Walton Beach, citing city policy that prohibits the loan of city equipment outside the city limits.

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