Manchester’s township council on Monday evening approved a resolution that allows the police department to continue to purchase equipment and supplies through a pricing cooperative in Union County.
Manchester will again be able to participate in the Cranford Police Cooperative Pricing System, which Chief of Police Brian Klimakowski said has been used by the department in past years.
“It’s a buying group,” Klimakowski said. “It’s police vehicles, equipment, supplies, and it enables us to purchase straight out of that co-op without having to get three different bids.”
Klimakowski said that purchasing through the cooperative saves the department time and money.
“They’ve basically done the groundwork and established the best price out front,” he said.