Currently, the police department has five computers in the office for the staff. The patrol officers share one of those computers. Also, the department has a laptop computer in each of its two police cruisers.
"The other thing this upgrade would allow them to do is log in from home," Powl pointed out.
Virtual October, which provides and maintains the administrative computer systems for the borough, would supply the police department. The borough currently pays
"I hate spending the money, but I don't think we have a choice," said council president Jane Quaroli.
In other business, the council discussed the lease for the District Judge's courtroom and office space in the new municipal building. Under the terms of the lease,
Also, the council discussed an appeal of a
"We're not going to go back and change our minds on that decision," he told council. Reversing a decision by the board would "open a can of worms," he added.
Council asked its solicitor
"I think it's important that we support them," said councilman
On another matter, Powl asked council's permission to sell old parts from the borough's defunct wastewater treatment system on
"We don't want to throw it out, because someone might have use for it somewhere," Powl said. The parts could be used by other municipalities with similar treatment plants that are still operating. The borough shut down its plant after a new plant was opened in
Council's next regular meeting will be held at
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