1-13-23        Friday News       3 A.M.

Plymouth Utility Superintendent Donnie Davidson took a couple of moments to recognize Larry Hatcher for his years of service to the city during Monday evening’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.

Hatcher was employed by the City of Plymouth for 30 years and passed away on Friday, January 6th

Davidson said he was a valued employee and a very dear friend of his. He said, “I appreciate everything Larry ever did for the City of Plymouth.  He was a great guy.” 

Funeral services for Larry Hatcher will be Monday, January 16th at 11:30 at Saint Michael Catholic Church in Plymouth.  Friends may visit with his family from 10 to 11:30. Hatcher will be buried in New Oakhill Cemetery in Plymouth.

Fire Chief Steve Holm gave members of the Board of Public Works and Safety an update on the new hires.  He said, “they are in and working.  We are fully staffed now.  With the extra personnel we were allowed to hire we now have five per shift working.” 

Holm said he anticipates getting them sworn in within the next month, once they receive their dress uniforms. 

The Board of Public Works and Safety also approved Cemetery Superintendent Mike Collins request to seek quotes for a new utility vehicle that is in his 2023 budget.