Commissioners hear about assailant drill
At their regular meeting on August 23rd the Newaygo County Board of Commissioners heard a report from Emergency Services Director Abby Watkins on the Active Assailant Training Drill held the previous day at the county Governmental Complex.
Ms. Watkins had high praise for those who participated in the exercise citing the high level of professionalism as well as the collaboration and cooperation shown by the various entities involved as well as the employees.
County Administrator Chris Wren presented the Employee of the Quarter award to Corrections Sergeant Cliff Afton.
“You have demonstrated excellence in leadership at your job, proactively participating in problem solving providing information and knowledge not only within your office but in working with other departments,” Mr. Wren read from the document.
”Your willingness to educate and provide assistance is extremely valuable.“You have gone above and beyond by taking the initiative to improve the training for the Newaygo County Jail.”
The next Board of Commissioners meeting will be held Wednesday September 13th at 9:30am at the County Administration Building in White Cloud.