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Council gives OK to police car purchase


January 30, 2019

The Sweet Home City Council approved a supplemental budget allowing the Police Department to spend up to $15,500 from the city’s Narcotics Fund to replace a vehicle used by its detective.

The Narcotics Fund uses money obtained through seizures and equipment sales.

Police Chief Jeff Lynn told the council that the detective’s current vehicle was no longer operational.

While the price of the vehicle the Police Department is purchasing is less than half of the price of a new patrol vehicle, the expenditure and funding source for the vehicle were not included in the 2018-19 budget because...

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