Reidsville department heads gave their respective reports for August at the September 12, 2022, Reidsville Council meeting.
For the Reidsville Public Works Department in the month of August, there were 20 new services, 22 turn ons, 11 turn offs, 28 re-reads, 16 checks for leaks, 14 sewer calls, 12 trash can deliveries, 19 limb pickups, and four busted lines. At this time, the council voted to not allow speed bumps on Oak Street, which was previously requested.
Reidsville Fire Chief Jimmy Brown reported three structure fires, four life star calls, one vehicle accident, and one brush fire. These calls contribute to 59 city calls and 51 county calls for the year, to total 110 calls in 2022.
Reidsville Police Chief Stacey Wilds reported 11 accidents, 362 calls, 107 vehicle stops, 39 tickets, 67 warnings, and 46 incidents. RPD collected $4,990 in fines and $785 in probation bills for a grand total of $5,775 in August. 34 cases were turned over to the Tattnall County Criminal Investigation Division, and 14 of those were cleared or an arrest was made.
Councilwoman Carolyn Crume-Blackshear reported there were 13 open records requests made in the month of August — nine of which have been fulfilled. The Journal Sentinel Editor Sarah Smith included she has an outstanding Open Records Request dated August 8, 2022. This requests a full list of all the properties in the City of Reidsville which were affected by the vote at the July 20 called meeting.