The Times West Virginian

May 8, 2013

Barrackville begins process of purchasing new cruiser

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

BARRACKVILLE — The town of Barrackville is beginning the process of purchasing a new police cruiser after dealing with several weeks of vehicle issues.

Tuesday evening at its monthly meeting, the Barrackville Town Council heard from Police Chief Chuck Wilson about what his department needs. Wilson presented a five-year lease agreement through Wilson Ford, as he wanted to buy locally rather than go through an out-of-state company.

Basically, over the course of five years, the town would pay about $7,000 a year, around $35,000 total, for either an SUV or a sedan, he said.

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