Emergency vehicles in Homewood will get new computer equipment after the village board approved leasing agreements with Marlin Business Bank at its April 25 meeting. A $25,167 lease pays for 22 Panasonic Toughbook computers for police and fire department vehicles. A $7,766 lease pays for six Microsoft Surface Pro tablets and four Motion Rugged tablets for fire department inspections and EMS services. Both leases will be renewed annually for three years, per the agreement.According to a memo to Village Manager Jim Marino from IT manager Tim Stinnett, the computers currently in the emergency vehicles need frequent . . .