GEORGETOWN — Aldermen awarded a contract Monday to Daniel Ribbe Trucking of Tilton for 2014 motor fuel tax street work. Ribbe Trucking was the only bidder on the summer street work with a bid of $58,609. The bid was lower than the village engineer's estimate.
The work involves seal coating various city streets.
Council members also approved the purchase of a new police vehicle. The vehicle will be a 2015 Ford Taurus police interceptor.
The cost of the new vehicle is $31,253 and is being purchased through the state's purchasing plan.
In other action, aldermen:
• Approved the purchase of sand, gaskets, valves and a battery from UGSI Chemical Feed of New Jersey for the filters at the sewer plant. The cost is $8,994.
• Approved having the water tower cleaned at a cost of $4,795. National Wash Authority of Morrison, IL will do the work.
• Learned that the city-wide rummage sales will be June 13 - 14.
• Learned the city will have a booth at the Georgetown Fair from Aug. 3-9. There is no cost to the city for the booth.
• Were reminded of the joint tire collection with Westville and Ridge Farm will be this Saturday at the old IGA parking lot. The cost is $2 for passenger car and light truck tires and $6 for large truck tires.
The next council session will begin at 7 p.m. June 16 in the city hall.