Davenport seeks new contract with sheriff
Last updated 7/10/2020 at 12:10pm
DAVENPORT — The City Council is looking to renegotiate their contract with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in hopes of getting deputies specifically assigned to the city. The city says it is dissatisfied with the current $315,000 annual sheriff’s office contract, as it only provides general law enforcement services.
City Administrator Steve Goemmel said the city feels that they are receiving “drive-by” service, but paying a much higher rate.
“If all we are going to get is drive-by service, then we want the same rate as Sprague or other communities that are only paying $30,00...