The DeKalb County 911 Board recognized both County Mayor Mike Foster and Smithville Alderman Tim Stribling during a regular meeting Tuesday night.
According to a prepared statement released by Bradley Mullinax, Director of the DeKalb County Emergency Communications District," County Mayor Foster was honored by a permanent resolution for his dedicated service to the District. The resolution thanked Mr. Foster for his outstanding leadership in helping DeKalb County 911 become a centralized entity that has provided state-of-the-art service to the citizens of DeKalb County".
Alderman Stribling serves on the DeKalb County 911 Board but his term expires this month. "The board recognized Mr. Stribling for two years of dedicated service to the 911 Communications District and the citizens of DeKalb County. Tim has been a member of the board since he was elected to the Smithville Board of Alderman in 2012. He has been instrumental in leading the 911 center in acquiring new equipment and providing the best service possible at the lowest possible cost to the citizens of our community," according to the prepared statement.
" The DeKalb County Emergency Communications Board of Directors and employees would like to thank these two men for their service to our district. We have been very fortunate to have such outstanding leadership," the statement concluded.