Hoover employees recognized at city council meeting

HOOVER – New employees and those who have put in many years of service were recognized at a meeting of the Hoover City Council on Monday, Aug. 21.

During the meeting, City Administrator Allan Rice recognized employees who had reached anniversaries of at least 20 years:

-Robin Griffin has 30 years of service to the city. She was hired in 1987 as court magistrate and in 1999 was promoted to court magistrate supervisor senior.

-Jeff Hamilton with Hoover Police Department has 25 years of service. Hamilton was hired as a part-time lifeguard in 1992, made a full-time lifeguard in 1995 and a patrol officer in 1997.

-Michael Bibb has 20 years of service. Bibb was hired as a laborer in 1997 and is now an equipment operator with the Public Works Department.

-Keith Musgrove has 20 years of service with the Hoover Fire Department. Musgrove came to HFD after working with the North Shelby and Center Point fire departments. He is a member of the technical rescue team and works out of Fire Station 4.

Also recognized at the meeting were two new members of the Hoover Police Department.

HPD Chief Nick Derzis introduced Chris Lampley and David Alexander, who where then officially sworn in.

Alexander worked for three years with UAB Police and three years with the Montevallo Police Department, Derzis said, and Lampley worked for 20 years with the Birmingham Police Department.

“Two great guys; we’re excited to have them,” Derzis said. “They bring a different experience level to the city.”