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Borough council roundup: Drumm promoted, police contract OK’d, WHP development move and more

Barrington Police Sgt. Michael Drumm — who also serves the borough as the school board president — was promoted to lieutenant during Tuesday’s regular monthly borough council meeting.

Drumm will serve as the department’s lieutenant for a six-month probationary term that began Tuesday. He was promoted to the position after it was left vacant when the previous lieutenant, Dave Roberts, was promoted to chief of Barrington police earlier this year.

Mike Drumm, center, taking part in last year's attempt at the egg toss world record after the borough Harvest Festival.

Mike Drumm, center, taking part in last year’s attempt at the egg toss world record after the borough Harvest Festival.

In other actions, the council:

— Approved a contract with the police benevolent association local 328, which represents certain uniformed officers for collective bargaining. The contract will be retroactive to Jan. 1 of this year and is in place through Dec. 31, 2015.

— Authorized litigation to acquire land for the White Horse Pike redevelopment. The council authorized use of eminent domain to acquire 312 White Horse Pike to allow for the extension of Bell Avenue as part of the White Horse Pike redevelopment project.

— Approved an agreement with Camden County for radio equipment. Council approved a memorandum of understanding that would allow the borough police department to use public safety radio equipment designed to interface with the county communications center.

— OK’d participation in the county’s deer carcass removal program. The borough joined the shared service program and will pay $65 per deer carcass for removal.

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