City will Start Looking for New Ways to Pay for More Cops
YAKIMA, Wa - Yakima Mayor Dave Edler says the city is going to look at new ways to come up with money for more police officers.
The city just finished up it's budget for next year, but they had to remove all the spending for Proposition One -- which failed in November.
Mayor Edler says the city council plans to discuss funding possibilities with state legislators and the federal government. They also will meet with the Chamber of Commerce, New Vision, Citizens for a Safe Yakima Community and Yakima County Commissioners.