Council agrees to pay overtime claim by Davis

Said it was a business decision and didn’t feel former police cheif would win in court

The Flomaton Town Council voted Monday night to pay former Police Chief Bryan Davis $6,634.62 in overtime and back pay, calling it a business decision that would cost the town more money if it fought the claim in court.

Town Attorney Chuck Johns told the council Davis, who resigned as chief Oct. 4, filed a claim against the town for about $90,000 but had agreed to accept the $6,634.62 as a settlement.

Johns also said that if the town fought the claim nothing would be covered by insurance.

He also noted Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., received a letter from the League of Municipalities dated Dec. 4...

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