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Rincon council honors 3 for 30 years of service

Three Rincon firemen were honored Monday night at the Rincon City Council meeting for having eclipsed 30 years of service.

Fire Chief Michael “Corey” Rahn, John “Pete” Smith and Gary Kocher were awarded commemorative plaques, a cake and were commended by Mayor Ken Lee.

“I want to thank you for all you do and have done,” Mayor Lee said. “30 years of service is outstanding.”

Following the ceremony, the council discussed new business.

A request to purchase all needed equipment for the two new approved police officer positions was approved.

Final site plan approval for Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen was also approved. The location has already begun being developed at 360 S. Columbia Avenue.

The council also approved three motions to annex parcels of land.

A .71 acre parcel located on Hwy 121 S was annexed to Silverwood Partners, LLC.

A 5.53 acre parcel and a 12.19 acre parcel of land located on Fort Howard Road were annexed to Construction Development Investors.

A 27.53 acre parcel located on Hwy 21 was annexed to Marlene Penton, Gloria M. Wood and Stephen H. Murphy.

The next meeting will be held on Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. All meetings are held at the Police Station.