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Town looks to hire safety clerk

Moorcroft's town council has been considering the advantages of creating a position of public safety clerk to work between the clerk's office and the volunteer fire and EMS departments, to seek and apply for grants under supervision of the governing body.

The latter department is in need of personal protection equipment and vehicles.

At a workshop last week, Clerk/Treasurer Cheryl Schneider, Fire Chief Dan Swaney and members of the council came together to discuss responsibilities of the position.

The question of authority was brought to the fore by Swaney.

"Who's directing them? Who tells the...