Punxsy police

Punxsutawney Borough police car. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The vote was delayed by a few days, but Punxsutawney Borough Police Chief Matt Conrad had his requested granted Friday as Punxsutawney Borough Council approved reopening the police contract and increasing the starting salary at a special meeting.

Council also approved raising the salary of an officer who had been on the job for over a year.

Conrad had asked for a vote at Monday’s meeting to approve the increases, but council had not placed the proposal on the agenda.

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