Croton trustees moved to approve, by resolution—during the June 5, 2006 board meeting—a request by Croton Police to again, participate in Westchester County’s STOP DWI program. The county-funded program makes $6,000 of reimbursable funds available to police—mostly allocated to overtime pay—for local enforcement efforts combating DWI and DUI.
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Village Manager Rick Herbek: “WHEREAS, the Village Police Department would like to participate in Westchester County’s STOP DWI Program; and
WHEREAS, this program is an overtime, added, patrol effort to enforce the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws against intoxicated and impaired driving (DWI/DWAI) in Westchester County; and
WHEREAS, the maximum amount for Patrol Project Activity is $6,000.00 for the year with availability of $2,400 of additional added overtime upon written approval,
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the Village Manager is authorized to sign the 2006 Stop DWI Patrol Project Reimbursement contract with Westchester County.”
Mayor Dr. Gregory Schmidt: “On the motion? Thank you Trustee Brennan. Second by Trustee Kane. We’ve done this in the past. Right. So, this is, I believe, a pretty effective program and get us some money to do some of the police work. So—“
Trustee Thomas Brennan: “Good program.”
Mayor Dr. Gregory Schmidt: “Any further discussion? All those in favor?”