Latrobe officials need to tint some of the municipal building’s windows for advanced protection.
Police Chief John Sleasman endorsed having tinting applied to seven outdoors windows that look upon Jefferson Street from the police station and from places of work utilized by code enforcement officer Ann Powell and the body of workers of nation Rep. Joseph Petrarca. He additionally advised to town council tinting be delivered to an indoors glass door that gives entry to the police station from a public location and to two adjoining facet lights.
With the tinting, he said, “It’s going to be almost not possible for anybody to see in, but we are able to see out.”
Mayor Rosie Wolford suggested additionally tinting a rear door that accesses the office location from the constructing’s parking lot.
Sleasman obtained a quote of $735 for the paintings. He said including the greater door is “in all likelihood a very good idea” and should upload approximately $100 to the rate.
Tinting the windows, he stated, gives advantages in comparison to replacing aging blinds inside the rooms.
The tinting, he defined, is “fairly reflective. It’s going to maintain some sunlight out. It’s going to hold it cooler inside the summer time and hotter inside the winter.”
City Manager Wayne Jones advised council members Monday there’s cash inside the police price range to cover the cost.
“The principal motive we introduced it up is so you’re privy to it and as it’s going to alternate the look of the building a touch bit,” he said.
Councilman Jim Kelley expressed situation approximately the proposed tinting, noting people outdoor the police station wouldn’t be capable of see in “if somebody did some thing awful.”
“If a person might pass rogue on (police) interior and begin capturing…, they’re going to tug the blinds besides so that you can’t see,” Wolford replied.
Jones suggested the metropolis additionally don’t forget increasing security digital camera insurance out of doors the municipal building, with the value to be cut up between the police and administrative budgets.