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June 3, 2014

Georgetown council awards street contract

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.

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