RETIREE … Nathan Gardner was honored by the board as he retires after 19 years of service. (PHOTO PROVIDED)
By: Anna Wozniak
The Bryan Board of Public Affairs held their March 21, 2023 meeting at 5 p.m., beginning with the pledge of allegiance and approving the minutes of the February 21, 2023 meeting with one correction.
Present were board members Dick Long, Karen Ford, Jim Salsbury, Tom Sprow, and Annette Schreiner.
The clerk treasurer’s report for February, 2023 was accepted as presented.
Resolution 4-2023 awarding a bid for a power transformer in one of the substations was also approved by the board.
The power transformer will be specially made and will take about two years to complete once ordered, permission was granted to get their order in promptly to cut back on wait time.
Various employment, staffing, and resignation recommendations were approved, and Nathan Gardner will be retiring after 19 years of service.
After a PowerPoint tribute, the board wished Mr. Gardner the best and thanked him for his efforts in making the city a better place.
Gardner was given a token of appreciation for his years spent with BMU.
The board then entered into a two-part executive session at 5:33 p.m. wherein no actions were taken.
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