Leesburg Council Approves Police Vehicle Purchase

The Town of Leesburg will now have a full time maintenance man. During the Town Council meeting Tuesday, Steven Allen was hired for that position.

The Town will once again be a sponsor at the Gold Level on the Weiss Lake Music Festival. The $2500 expenditure was approved by the Council. Dee Miller, promoter for the event told the council he could not yet announce who the entertainment for this year’s event will be due to the contracts not being signed yet.

Leesburg Police Department will be getting a new Police Vehicle. One unit caught fire a burned a few weeks ago. Police Chief Jamie Chatman told WEIS Radio News the cause of the fire was from an electrical issue. Mayor Brandy Pierce opened the only bid from Tim Lally Chevrolet of Warrensville Heights, Ohio in the amount of $51,098.50 which was approved by the Council. The vehicle is a 4 wheel drive complete with the police light package.

An expenditure of up to $2000 was approved for a new desk for the administrative office and $1600 to Hightower Construction for the installation of flooring in the front office, $1000 for indoor and outdoor Town Flags, up to $2000 for the fire department to get new nozzles for the fire truck and some hand tools, and up to $2000 for a collapsible cage for the Town’s  drug dog.

The Town Council also adopted a new public records policy and approved for Summit Towing to be added to the Town’s wrecker rotation.

The next Leesburg Town Council meeting will be on Monday, March 6th at 4:30 p.m. for the planning session and the meeting at 5.


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