Police Department Merit Board Meeting Minutes – May 18, 2021

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Call to Order

President Jamie Haywood called the meeting to order.

Roll Call

The following members were present at the meeting:

  • Jamie Haywood
  • Gary Lafary
  • Natalie Coffin
  • Dave Chatten
  • Chad Selch

All members present.

Consideration of Minutes

A motion was made by Chad Selch and seconded by Natalie Coffin to accept the minutes from the April 20, 2021 meeting as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

Chief’s Report

Over the last month the department has been working on defining the process to hire new deps.  Beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 22, 2021, physical exams will be given.

Performance evaluations are being conducted.

Vehicle inspection forms are being conducted.

Performance evaluations will be completed on 6-month intervals.  The intent of inspections is to confirm that equipment is in working order.  Not intended to be a white glove inspection

No disciplinary actions were needed over the last month.

New Business

The disciplinary hearing for Brandt Summit was cancelled.  Mr. Summit resigned via a formal resignation letter on dated May 18, 2021.  Gary Lafary made a motion to accept the letter of resignation.  Dave Chatten made the second.  Motion was passed unanimously.

No additional new business

Comments from the Board

No comments from the board. 


Without objection, President Jamie Haywood declared that meeting adjourned.