By: Steve Dwyer
Source: The Doings Western Springs
Village Trustee Patrick Word said the village is exploring joining the DuPage County Metropolitan Enforcement Group, a 20-municipality group that is recruiting communities outside of DuPage County. Western Springs would be the initial town outside DuPage to join.
At a cost of $525 per enforcement officer in a community, DUMEG’s services would cost the village $10,500 per year, which caught the attention of some board members.
“We’re in the process of investing $11,000 in a new phone system, and my first knee-jerk reaction is what’s the value in becoming a member?” asked Trustee James Horvath.
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