Tuesday evening the Bourbon Town Council accepted the resignation of Alex Truty as a full-time member of the Bourbon Police Department.  Truty is moving to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. 

Town Council member, Les McFarland presented an offer from the Sheriff’s Department to purchase Truty’s bullet-proof vest since they are specially fitted to the officer.  He said the cost of the vest was $800.  Pro-rating the vest, the Sheriff’s Department is willing to reimburse the Bourbon Police Department $480 for the vest. 

Town Council members Ward Byers and Terry Clemens approved the purchase with councilman Less McFarland abstaining because he is a member of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. 

Roger Terry, the Bourbon Public Works Superintendent, reminded town residents of the annual leaf pick-up.  He said his staff will be working throughout the town picking up leaves through Wednesday, November 23rd

The Bourbon Town Council also appointed Melea Hoffer to be the 2-mile representative on the Bourbon Plan Commission.