County's law, justice panel takes up software service, body armor and sheriff's office
The McHenry County Law and Justice Committee met Monday morning to discuss accepting one year of software service from Mission Management Software as well as the authorization of several payments.
The committee also discussed emergency services-related authorizations that included the contracting of Ray O’Herron Co. to supply the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office with SWAT body armor and a reimbursement for a Public Safety Answering Point to the Emergency Telephone Systems Board. Committee members also discussed acceptance of emergency appropriations to the 2016 budget for the sheriff and line item transfers for the county sheriff’s office in order to support jail security upgrades.
The panel also discussed a resolution for an abatement to be added to the county’s property tax code for spouses of fallen law enforcement officers in line with a recent county ordinance.