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City moves ahead with law enforcement contract

The Sundance City Council passed a motion on Tuesday to move ahead with plans to contract for law enforcement services with the Crook County Sheriff’s Office. The aim is to have the new system in place by January, when Police Chief Marty Noonan intends to retire.

“In order for us to have a seamless transfer, we need to make a move tonight,” said Mayor Paul Brooks. “That’s where we are at. The money is not getting better.”

Brooks announced in September that the council was looking into the idea of entering into a contract for law enforcement rather than trying to maintain its own...