Minturn, Sheriff’s Office reach deal for services

2nd August, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

MINTURN — Minturn will save more than $100,000 a year through a deal with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office to provide police protection. The Sheriff’s Office has been patrolling Minturn since January, when Minturn Police Chief Brad Lamb resigned. This four-year agreement makes it official. “The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office is excited for the opportunity to provide law enforcement services to the citizens of Minturn,” said Mike McWilliam, Eagle County undersheriff. Minturn had budgeted $422,278 per year for its police department. Minturn will pay the Sheriff’s Office $315,000 a year. It breaks out like this: • $200,000: Salaries, benefits, training, …

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