Rosendale to purchase first EV police car in NYS

Jen Metzger, the former Rosendale councilwoman who has been representing District 42 in the New York State Senate for the past two years, was able to secure a $30,000 SAM grant for the town for the purchase of the first of a municipal fleet of electric automobiles. At its December 9 meeting, the Rosendale Town Board voted to apply the state funding toward the replacement of a police cruiser that was recently totaled.

“This is the first in New York State, and only the third or fourth electric car in the nation, that’s patrol-car adaptable,” noted councilman . . .

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