Candia selectmen approve new animal control officer
Board member Amanda Soares did’t vote for Morrill and questioned the need in town to fill such a job.
Police Chief Michael McGillen said that since the previous ACO resigned, police officers have been doing the job, including serving notices to residents about dog license fees.
“I think the position saves the town money by having (an ACO) doing this work and not using trained police officers for work that can be done for $13 an hour,” selectmen David DePuy said.
Before Soares questioned having an ACO officer, she grilled McGillen on the hiring of Morrill over another candidate.
Morrill will begin the job pending a background check.
The board also voted to dispose of the 12-year-old ACO van, which Board Chair Frederick Kelley said is rusting, and to put the new ACO officer in an older patrol car that will now function as the ACO’s vehicle.
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