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Sparta Aldermen Vote To Add GPS Tracking, Monitoring To City Vehicles

The Sparta Aldermen voted Thursday night to approve the purchase and usage of GPS trackers on city vehicles. The Aldermen unanimously approved the $17,154 purchase. City Administrator Tonya Tindle said the city has already got to see a prototype of how the system will work. “Department heads will monitor their own department,” Tindle said. “It’s fleet management as much as ... Read More »

Sparta Police Department Working To Address Low Number Of Officers

Sparta Police Chief Nick Dunn told Aldermen during a Thursday night work session the lack of officers and new certified applicants are hurting the department. Dunn said the city’s low pay compared to nearby areas continues to impact the city. He said he also lacks the ability to give new applicants higher starting wages based on prior experience. Dunn said ... Read More »

Sparta Considering Security For Caboose; Vandalism Reported

As Sparta gets closer to finishing the restoration of its train caboose, city officials concerned about security around the new addition. During the aldermen’s Thursday meeting, City Administrator Tonya Tindle said one of the windows of the caboose was recently broken in an act of vandalism. Mayor Jerry Lowery said he wanted to take inspiration from how Livingston’s mayor handled ... Read More »

Sparta Approves Budget Of New Advanced Mapping Equipment

Sparta workers will soon have new GIS equipment to use while traversing networks like sewers or waterlines. Sparta City Administrator Tonya Tindle said the current GIS is at least 15 years old and nearly unusable. Tindle said the $20,000 price tag of a news GIS is well worth the time and money the city will save. “It makes it so ... Read More »

Sparta Officials Want To Show Off New Caboose During Lester Flatt Day

Sparta workers trying to get the city’s new train caboose spruced up in time for this weekend’s Lester Flatt Day. Sparta City Administrator Tonya Tindle said they hope to get another coat of paint on the new addition before the weekend. Years of old paint had recently been removed and the engine prepped. Tindle said it has been nice seeing ... Read More »