JOLIET, IL — The Joliet Metropolis Council is predicted to vote at Tuesday night time’s assembly whether or not to signal a contract with Alliance Fence to erect chain-link perimeter fencing across the Joliet Police Division’s far west facet substation at 7196 West Caton Farm Highway.
Metropolis officers are proposing that the contract goes to Alliance Fence for $69,540 for the chain-link fence and privateness slats. Deputy Police Chief Sherrie Blackburn submitted a memo indicating that the west station shops all of the Joliet Police Division’s SOS automobiles and gear in addition to the division’s disaster negotiator automobiles.
Everybody who works on the Caton Farm Highway police substation should park their private automobiles in an unsecured parking zone, permitting folks to stroll freely all through the parking zone, based on Blackburn.
Final yr, there have been three separate incidents the place residents entered onto the parking zone “with the only real function of participating officers in a bodily confrontation,” Blackburn wrote. One individual roamed across the parking the place private automobiles, marked squads, prisoners are being transported and close to the worker entrance.
“This parking zone is taken into account a ‘delicate goal’ due its distant location and talent for different officers to reply within the occasion of an emergency,” Blackburn’s memo suggested.
In line with the Metropolis Council information, Marchio Fence on Joliet’s Rowell Avenue submitted a bid of $104,800 and Motion Fence in Mundelein submitted a bid of $89,059; along with the bottom bid that got here from Alliance Fence, which is in Joliet on South Frontage Highway.