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CLIVE CAMERAS: Senator ‘Disappointed’ They’re Back On

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Automated traffic cameras are again expected to be an issue in next year’s legislative session.

On Monday the city of Clive turned its red light cameras back on.

The city council said the cameras are necessary because the $700-thousand in revenue they bring in was already in the budget.

Republican State Senator Brad Zaun wants to see the cameras banned for that reason.

“Well it was a disaster how Clive handled it but what it did is the true communication that came out of their decision is this is about revenue,” Sen. Zaun told Channel 13.

“I think they really dropped the ball in the way they handled this, I was disappointed they decided to turn them back on.”

Clive says the cameras will be removed once the budget year is complete next June.