Spring-Ford SB Approves Security Cameras At Ram Stadium

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The plan is part of a larger upgrade of district security cameras. The Spring-Ford Area School District Board of Directors voted to approve the addition of surveillance cameras in Ram Stadium as part of a district-wide security upgrade. These cameras, expected to cost roughly $22,000, will be added to the $206,489 approved for a security system upgrade that was approved in September.

Roughly $300,000 is in reserve for the project. Dehnert objected to the project at the Sept. 23, saying that he would rather see a comprehensive plan for all cameras and security in the district in place before purchasing systems piecemeal.

“One of the problems we have today is that we have a piecemeal system that does not work,” Dehnert said. Board members Willard Cromley, Bernard Pettit, Dawn Heine, Ed Dressler, and Clara Gudolonis voted in favor of installing the cameras in the stadium; Tom DiBello, Joe Ciresi, Mark Dehnert, and Julie Mullin voted against the measure, according to the Pottstown Mercury.

In September, DiBello agreed that a comprehensive plan on safety was necessary so that the cameras could fit into larger-scale plan. Currently, the plan is to convert the district’s security cameras to a digital system, and then to install additional cameras.

According to The Mercury, other sports teams that use the stadium, such as the Spring City Legion, are unable to contribute to the project.

Source: patch.com