Starkville aldermen voted Tuesday night to hire City Planner Buddy Sanders as the new director of community development.
The board voted 6-0 to hire Sanders, after publicly interviewing four finalists for the position, and set his salary for $68,000 per year. The board also voted to advertise for the now vacant city planner position and offer an annual salary of $55,000. Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver did not attend Tuesdayâ€™s meeting.
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