This is the statement read by Sheriff Johnny Smith to the Levy County Commission at its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 30, regarding the purchase of 15 patrol cars:
Good Morning, Chairwoman and Commissioners
• Thank you for allowing me to come before you today.
• Over the past few months I have come before you on several occasions
concerning budgetary issues and the fact that our 09-10 budget has been cut
by over $400,000.00
• One of my greatest concerns has been our aging fleet of vehicles and how we