Public Safety Commission


The purpose of the Public Safety Commission is to advise Town Council and Town staff on recommendations concerning levels of service, local public safety issues, and funding for the Fire and Rescue and Police departments. The commission also assists with the review of annual operating and capital budgets, as well as strategic planning and identifying goals and objectives related to staffing, facilities and community needs.  

Current vacancies

  • There are no vacancies for 2023.


  • 3 p.m.
  • First Thursday of each month
  • Police Station Courtroom, 100 Perry St.
  • Meetings are open to the public, and one or more Councilmembers may attend

Agendas and minutes

View current agenda packet and minutes


  • Debra Beck
  • Clark Hammelman, Vice Chair
  • Don MacBrayne
  • Nate Marsh, Chair
  • Richard Morton
  • Andy Powell
  • Carl Smith
  • Steve Thayer
  • Laurie Van Court

Town Council liaison

  • Councilmember Laura Cavey

Town liaisons

  • Police Chief - Jack Cauley
  • Fire Chief - Norris Croom


View the bylaws (PDF) for the Public Safety Commission.