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City Dissatisfied With Law Enforcement Contract

By Gordon HopkinsThe Fairbury City Council voted to make changes to the law enforcement contract with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. However, the vote was not without dissention.

Jefferson County and the City of Fairbury have been negotiating for several weeks to make changes to their law enforcement contract. Chief among those changes is allowing an increase of up to six percent each year for the next three years. The contract originally allowed for up to a three percent increase.The City Council vote was four to two, with councilpersons Kelly Davis and Bradley Kuzelka both voting against the changes. Kuzelka said, “It’s really f...

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