Mount Jewett Borough May Again See Police Force

Bradford Era — Mount Jewett may see the borough police back on the streets next year as the borough council finance and personnel committees met in a joint session on Monday to go over the possible budget scenarios and find the funding for a part-time police force.

The finance committee consists of Tom Geer, Sarah Glover and chairman Rod Danielson. The personnel committee consists of Danielson, Geer and chairman Steve Hale. Mayor Melissa McGuire was also in attendance at Monday’s meeting.

McGuire reported borough secretary-treasurer Barbara Harp came up with the budget for three scenarios; one with no police, one with a 20-hour per week police force, and one with a 30-hour per week police force. Read more