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Moody purchases protective gear for firefighter

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MOODY — At its most recent meeting, the City Council purchased personal protective equipment for one of its firefighters.

The gear for firefighter Joey Winfrey will cost the city $3,000 and will take six-eight weeks to make. The city will not be billed until January. 

The council also approved a gas oven for the fire department from Home Depot at a cost of $600. 

The council also approved travel expenses for Fire Chief Larry Horton to attend the Fire Chiefs Executive Development Conference in Tuscaloosa on Feb. 3-6. Expenses are not to exceed $600. 

In other matters, the council:

• Approved donating $500 to the St. Clair County ARC. This was a budgeted item. 

• Approved the purchase and installation of new shocks from Vulcan at a cost of $727 for a Ford F150 pickup. This was a budgeted item for the police department. 

• Approved the purchase of new tires from Vulcan at a cost of $686 for a police department Chevrolet Tahoe.