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More On The City Car Program

This page features some additional content gathered while producing and researching the feature on the city car fleet.Here is part one my full interview with Mayor Jerry Abramson about the city take-home car program:Here's part two: The following elected and appointed officials have vehicles provided by the city:Jerry Abramson – MayorRobert White – LMPD ChiefNeal Richmond – EMS DirectorDoug Hamilton – EMA DirectorTom Campbell – Corrections DirectorClarence White – Youth Detention DirectorTed Pullen – Public Works & Assets DirectorGiles Miloche – Animal Services DirectorCharles Cash – Planning & Design DirectorWilliam Schreck – IPL DirectorMike Heitz – Parks DirectorJohn Walczak – Zoo DirectorRon Holmes – CoronerDavid Stengle – Commonwealth AttorneyEveryone listed above pays $30 a month for their cars. The city pays for gas and maintenance.Not all of those vehicles are technically for all day use, but this list of city vehicle purchases from 2004 to present shows that, among others, Parks Director Mike Heitz is always on call and can use his city provided Ford Escape Hybrid for personal use.Column E of the fleet list explains how the cars can be used:A vehicles are permanently assigned to a job slot for 24 hour use.B vehicles are permanently assigned to a job slot for working hours, including travel to and from work.C vehicles are permanently assigned to an agency/department for use during work hours only.D vehicles are permanently assigned to elected officials.Yellow marks unavailable data and red indicates classified information.

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