JAY — Town employees have succeeded in getting grants to save the town money, Town Manager Ruth Marden told selectmen Monday.

The Highway Department received a $2,000 grant to buy safety equipment. The Police Department has received grants to buy two laptops at $4,500 each, surveillance equipment for about $5,000, and radar equipment for $1,400, Police Chief Larry White Sr. said. Fire-Rescue Chief Scott Shink reported the department has received a $1,400 grant for communications, Marden said. And the Sewer Department received a grant for $10,000 for septic systems.

The town also saved about $6,800 in insurance costs due to employees working safely, selectboard Chairman Steve McCourt said.

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