THAYER -- The Thayer City Council called a special meeting Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. at Thayer City Hall.
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Pro-Tem Steve Alford.
Police Chief David Bailey addressed the council about the skeletal remains found near the Warm Fork River. He said an archeologist, Dr. Judith Deels, said the remains were pre-historic Indian remains and that several tribes will be notified about claiming them. The city will have the street department put a tarp over the area until the Department of Natural Resources contacts the city about what will be done at the site.
Bailey also asked the council about purchasing five uniforms each for officers at an approximate cost of $4,300. The council voted to allow him to make the purchase.
Bailey also addressed the council about another door for the jail. They asked the chief to get measurements and the council will discuss having one put in.
City Pool Manager Charli Steed addressed the council concerning the gate to the pool being damaged. The council asked Steed to give them an evaluation of all the pool employees for further use.
Councilman Joe Barbee gave his written resignation from being city treasurer. The council nominated Councilman Mike Harber to be the new treasurer. The council voted yes in favor of Harber taking that position.
Janice Tolar, city collector, asked the council if her name could be removed from all documents of any sort at the bank. The council voted yes to the request.
The council voted that the city apply for a Sam's card to be used to purchase items for the city.