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Russell City Council Approves Lease-Purchase Agreement to Acquire New Fire Truck

Russell City Council 1-15-19The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved a lease-purchase agreement to acquire a new rescue pumper fire truck for the City of Russell Fire Department.

The new truck will replace the 1980 Doran Dole Engine 1 truck, return the City's fleet to five fire trucks and add life to the current Rescue 1 truck, as the new truck will take over response to the majority of crash calls.

City Manager Jon Quinday...

The lease-purchase agreement was approved with an annual payment not to exceed $40,000 for a period of 12 years with Community Leasing Partners of Manhattan.

Also Tuesday, the Council approved a professional services agreement with H.W. Lochner, Inc. for engineering for a project to rehabilitate the Russell Municipal Airport concrete.

Russell Public Works Director Rich Krause...

The project will be mostly grant funded.

Also Tuesday, the Council approved an amendment to the 2019 budget and refinancing of refunding bonds.

October 15 Meeting Minutes

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