The new vehicles, which will replace older units in the fleet, are expected to save money in maintenance and fuel costs.
The tax millage rate was approved at 26.15 during the Rome City Commission meeting Monday.
The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Ryan Tyndall of Snellville
Gordon County sheriffs deputies charge 17-year-old after finding him with property taken in vehicle break-ins.
Triple A says prices will continue to decline this week.
Glenn Haymer had his original conviction tossed out by an appeals court last year.