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 outdoor windows that look upon Jefferson Street from the police station and places of work utilized by code enforcement officer Ann Powell and the body of nation Rep. Joseph Petrarca. He additionally advised that town council tinting be delivered to an indoor glass door that gives entry to the police station from a public location and two adjoining facet lights. With the tinting, he said, “It’s going to be almost not possible for anybody to see in, but we can see out.”
Mayor Rosie Wolford suggested 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 an excellent idea” and should upload approximately $100 to the rate.
City Manager Wayne Jones advised council members Monday; there’s cash inside the police price range to cover the cost. 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 summertime and hotter inside the winter.”
“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 the situation approximately the proposed tinting, noting people outdoor the police station wouldn’t be capable of seeing in “if somebody did something 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.