A new sign welcoming people to the City of Soldotna is photographed on May 1, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

A new sign welcoming people to the City of Soldotna is photographed on May 1, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna considers purchase of two new police vehicles

Funds were appropriated in the FY 2020 operating budget for the purchase of the vehicles.

The Soldotna City Council is considering the purchase of two new police cars.

The city council will consider a resolution Thursday on whether or not to purchase the two 2020 Ford Explorer Police Interceptors, which are estimated to cost in total $76,242.

Funds were appropriated in the FY 2020 operating budget for the purchase of the vehicles.

“It is in the best interest of the City of Soldotna to approve this purchase,” the resolution said.

The vehicles’ price quote was found using the state’s Equipment Fleet procurement website, which displays current pricing on vehicles.

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