Beardstown City Council holds personnel meeting

    The Beardstown City Council held a personnel committee meeting on Monday, which they primarily spent in executive session. Reportedly, Chief of Police Dustin Clark was fired by Mayor Steve Patterson late last week.
    The council, mayor, Chief Clark, and members of the public, including several police officers, were present at Monday’s meeting. Although committee chair Leslie Harris did not say what the outcome of the executive session was, she did say that the council, mayor, and Chief Clark had come to some sort of an agreement.

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