Council takes action on personnel matters

A matter vetoed last month by Mayor Larry Bryant was back before the city council again Tuesday, with council members approving retroactive pay increases for five public works department employees.

PW Board agrees to reduce stipend for one principal

The Palestine-Wheatley School Board upheld a recommendation from superintendent Jon Estes to reduce the stipend paid to fifth and sixth grade elementary principal Zenna Smith following an open personnel hearing and an executive session held prior to the start of Monday’s school board meeting.