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City Council Approves Amended Code for Fees for Fire Department

Recouping costs associated with various incidents is the goal of a passed change to city code.


Monday night at the Clinton City Council meeting, the Council approved a change to the city code that would allow the Clinton Fire Department to bill insurance companies for costs associated with efforts for residents not within the fire protection district limits. City Administrator Tim Followell explains local dollars often are dedicated to incidents involving people outside the community.



A change in Springfield allows for fire districts to bill an individuals insurance for the costs they incur surrounding emergy response. Followell adds this is simply the city taking advantage of that change.



Also at the Monday night Clinton City Council meeting....


>>The Council approved the summer maintenance bid through Illiana Construction for just short of $100,000. 


>>The Council approved the purchase o fa backhoe for the cemetery department for $64,500. 

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