PRATTVILLE, AL – The Prattville City Council approved the purchase of six new cars for the city’s police department, according to the Web site www.montgomeryadvertister.com. The new cars — three Chevrolet Impalas and three Dodge Chargers — will cost a total of $113,317.95 and will be financed for “not more than five years” under the recently adopted municipal loan agreement between the city and Regions Equipment Finance Corporation.

Three of the vehicles are included in this year’s capital purchases budget; two are insurance purchases to replace vehicles that have been totaled by officers; the other is to help freshen the department’s fleet, which includes several high-mileage units. All six cars were purchased under state contract.

The cars will come from Larry Puckett Chevrolet and will cost $18,315.65 each. The Dodges, which have a price tag of $19,457 each, will come from Mike Patton Chrysler Dodge.

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