The Village of Bethalto has a new Chief of Police. Lt. Greg Smock was sworn in at last night's village board meeting. He replaces Alan Winslow who is retiring after holding the position for the last seven years. Prior to his appointment, Smock spent his entire 24-year career working his way through ranks as an officer in Bethalto.
Outgoing police chief Alan Winslow says that Greg Smock is the right man for the job.
Newly appointed Chief of Police, Greg Smock says that he doesn’t plan on making any major changes at the department.
Smock also says that he has been able to get a real feel for the community because of his children.
In other village business, Mayor Steve Bryant updated board members on the progress of various road projects in Bethalto. The sewer and storm drainage work on Grant and Mill streets has been finished. Meanwhile, the second phase of the Roosevelt project remains on schedule with paving work set to begin within the next two weeks.