TOP PHOTO:  Caryville Alderman Eric Smith recognized Police Chief Brian Keeton for his life saving efforts.

CARYVILLE, TN (WLAF) – Police Chief Brian Keeton (above photo) was recognized at last night’s Town of Caryville Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting for his life saving efforts.  Keeton responded to call on June 16 of an unresponsive female.   While waiting on emergency medical services to arrive, she started to have breathing issues. Keeton was able to administer Narcan and she began to breath normally again. Narcan Nasal Spray may counteract the life-threatening effects of an opioid overdose.

The board approved Resolution 2020-04 providing maintenance, preservation, and protection of public records, this allows for the proper disposal of public records following state guidelines.  Resolution 2020-05 was approved; this resolution allows the town to apply for TML the Public Entity Partners Drivers Safety Grant. The grant will be split between the fire and police department for training.

Ordinance 2020-03 amending the zoning map for parcels 120B A 063.00, 1090 A 051.00, 109K A 052.00, and 109J A 020.00 from R-1, low density residential, to MHPD, Mobile Home Park District was approved. The planning commission had previously approved the change, but the board had to approve the change to the zoning map.

Randall Perkins was hired as a full-time employee of the street department. Perkins completed the 90-day probation period as of last Friday.

Mayor Bobby Stooksbury spoke with the board about participating in Celebrate Campbell County 2021. In June, there were five locations where fireworks were shot to Celebrate Campbell County by Pyro Shows. Stooksbury told council the town had two options, a five-minute show will cost $1,850 and a 10-minute show will cost $2,500. The board agreed to speak with the other municipalities to see what they had chosen, and the town will follow the other municipalities.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 09/15/2020-6AM)


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