Alex City first responders to receive hazard pay

Alex City first responders to receive hazard pay
Employees such as police officers and firefighters will receive $1,000. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The City Council in Alexander City voted unanimously to approve a hazard pay package for first responders.

Employees like police officers and firefighters will receive $1,000.

They are expected to receive the pay on Wednesday.

The money will comes from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act.

Alex City Mayor Woody Baird was the driver of the package.

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