Town extends clerk-treasurer offer to Reyes

LINGLE – The Lingle Town Council agreed to offer Richard Reyes the open clerk-treasurer position at its regular meeting Wednesday. Conditions include Reyes’ ability to pass a background check and be bonded.

The town’s search for a new clerk-treasurer began in January after Michele Sussex resigned.

Reyes has previously worked as retail store manager at Vandel Drug, branch manager at Bank of the West, community development director at Goshen County Economic Development Corporation, and sales representative at Panhandle Auto Group in Scottsbluff, Neb., according to his Linkedin account.

Monday, Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Nakisha Garner confirmed Reyes officially accepted the position and will begin work later this month.

In other business:

  • The council approved paying bills for the month of February in the amount of $109,205.27, with $520 paid to Sussex for personal phone usage to be reimbursed to the town.
  • Police Chief Endra Moen reported 56 incidents.
  • Pool Manager Brandi Hill plans to start advertising for lifeguards in the near future.
  • Maintenance Supervisor Larry Haeffelin reported the town passed recent water and nitrate sample tests.
  • Council members approved an ordinance detailing wireless communications facilities regulations and providing for an effective date on the third and final reading.
  • The next council meeting is Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. at Lingle
    Town Hall.

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