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Liberty Township hikes towing fees

Trustees have increased the fees for towing vehicles in the township.  Administrator Patrick Ungaro tells 21 news that the board voted on Tuesday to add 25 dollars to the current towing costs.

Ungaro says that with the increase, a standard tow is now $110 and a flat bed tow is $125.  He says revenue from the towing fees will go to the township as well as the police department, which will use the money to pay of items such as new police cars.

Trustees expect the fees to bring in an additional $8,000 annually.

Ungaro says most of the tows ordered by the township result from accidents or abandoned cars. Drivers still have the option of calling a private towing company.

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