Updated: September 16, 2021 06:41 PM
Created: September 15, 2021 06:07 PM
(ABC 6 News) - After several meetings, Stewartville has reached a new two-year agreement with the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office for patrolling the city.
The agreement will have five full-time officers patrolling Stewartville in 2022 with that number rising to six full-time officers in 2023.
The contract amounts for the city Patrol Contract are $575,242 for 2022 and $708,492 for 2023. The city COPS Contract is $112,288 for 2022 and $115,657 for 2023. This schedule reflects working out the compromise review of the City Council and Sheriff’s Department goals.
The decision passed with a 4 to 1 one vote, with Stewartville Mayor Jimmy-John King voting against the contract.
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