5/12/2014 11:23:00 AM Commissioners OK equipment purchases for Highway Dept.
At a recent board meeting, Cottonwood County commissioners approved a quote from Truck Bodies and Equipment, Inc., for equipment to outfit a new tandem truck that the county purchased for the highway department.
The cost to outfit the new truck with a dump box, lights and snow equipment is $69,987.
In addition, County Engineer JinYeene Neumann informed the board that the county's 1983 Clark loader based in Westbrook is having engine problems and parts are hard to find. Neumann asked commissioners for permission to purchase a used loader, provided she can find one for less than $60,000. The request was granted.