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DALLAS — Borough Council approved an agreement with Dallas Township on behalf of the Back Mountain Community Partnership to purchase public safety equipment that includes a 2013 Ford Expedition 4 x 4 special service police vehicle.

The cost of the vehicle, which will be used by the police department, is $42,425. It will be purchased from Beyer-Warnock Fleet. The safety equipment and vehicle will be purchased through the state’s Co-Stars program and funded by a Department of Community and Redevelopment Local Share Grant.

In other business, council voted to:

· Enter into an agreement with the Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS Inc. to be the financial administrator of a Municipal Assistance Program grant through the Department of Community and Economic Development in the amount of $20,000.

· Approve an ordinance establishing a maximum speed limit of 25 mph in the borough.

Also, it was announced residents wishing to participate in the curbside yard waste collection must purchase a permit at the borough office.

The next council work session will be held at 7 p.m. July 15 and the regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. July 17.

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