Residents back fire, police services at Bristol City Council meeting

  • Source: Bristol Herald Courier
  • Published: 02/15/2017 12:11 AM

City Council chambers were packed Tuesday as many attendees voiced concerns about any potential cutbacks to emergency services. Last month the council discussed a number of ideas regarding its police and fire departments in advance of preparing the fiscal 2017-18 operating budget. Many residents who spoke during public comment urged them to find savings elsewhere. “I have elderly family, my mother and father live here and I don’t appreciate emergency services and the police being cut,” resident Michael Montgomery said.


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