The West York Borough Council voted Monday to receive bids from outside police departments for services instead of using their own.
According to meeting minutes, council president Steve Herman said letters would be sent to West Manchester Township Police, York City Police, Northern York County Regional Police, Spring Garden Township Police and York Area Regional Police.
The letters, which were mailed Tuesday, requested proposals by March 4 that will be good until Dec. 31, according to the minutes.
Councilman Brian Wilson said West Manchester Township Police have already said "they want nothing to do with this, Northern Regional makes no sense -- York City, we may as well hand over the keys" and he feels it's part of Mayor Sam Firestone's way to "destroy the borough," according to the meeting minutes.
Councilwoman Dawn Shue said she had concerns about seeking other police services.
She said Officer Bradley Polinski took the time to show someone how to properly place a child in a car seat during a traffic stop. In addition, Officer David Kahley had done a lot of working in solving a recent theft-ring case that led to the arrest of more than 100 people.
According to the minutes, Shue feels that property owners
The borough council vote 4-3 in favor of sending the letters. Shue, Wilson and Shelley Metzler voted against the motion.