Vinton Town Council held a somewhat brief public meeting on March 20, followed by a closed session to discuss gain-sharing negotiations with Roanoke County.

Highlights of the general meeting included recognition of Paramedic/Firefighter Chad Dailey by Fire and EMS Deputy Chief Chris Linkous for achieving his National Registry Paramedic Certification—the highest certification in the emergency medical care field.

Deputy Police Chief Captain Fabricio Drumond introduced four Co-Officers of the Month for February 2018—Sergeant Tim Lawless, Officer Kristopher Moore, Officer Danny Cox, and Officer Joshua Murray.

Vinton Volunteer First Aid Crew Chief Wayne Guffey presented his report on the activities of his organization for February with 1676 man-hours of service documented.

Chief Richard Oakes of the Vinton Volunteer Fire Department–just reelected–also presented a February report….

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