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Commissioners, sheriff close on solution to cruiser situation

Scott Seitz2 • Feb 12, 2013 at 2:07 PM

The opportunity is there for the Huron County commissioners to improve the cruiser situation at the sheriff's office.

At a commissioners' meeting last week, Sheriff Dane Howard, along with Major Greg Englund and Auditor Roland Tkach, presented a plan where for about $48,000 a year for four years, six new cruisers can be obtained through a lease program.

Howard told the board nine cruisers have more than 170,000 miles on them, with a number more than 200,000. The new vehicles would be Ford Explorers.

Commissioner Gary Bauer said after the meeting the board would review this proposal for a couple weeks.

A story about this subject was published in Monday's Reflector. To read the story, pick up a copy of that issue or subscribe to the e-paper for less than $1 per week and read it now.

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