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Russell City Council Approves Purchase of Sanitation Truck

Russell City Council 6-2-20The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved the purchase of a new sanitation truck.

The truck is a 2021 Peterbilt 337 with a 20-yard refuse body. The bid was awarded to Larson Group Trucks for $153,823 with a chassis three-year extended warranty of $1,400.

The new truck will replace a 2012 truck that will be taken out of service and sold at public auction. According to city staff, the hydraulics on the 2012 truck are beginning to grow weak and slow down.

The city maintains two trash trucks in its inventory. The city also currently owns a 2017 Freightliner.

Also Tuesday, the Council approved a project to realign the engine base of a city electric generator.

September 1 Meeting Minutes

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