Commission opens grader bids
by Jared Speckman
The county commission opened three bids for two new graders Monday afternoon.
Foley Equipment submitted a bid for $239,508 per grader with a five-year buyback price of $154,000.
Van Campbell submitted a bid of $216,022 per machine with a five-year buyback price of $139,000.
Both bids also included trade-in prices for the old machines.
The commission and road and bridge superintendent Francis Hubbard favored the Foley Equipment bid and Hubbard reported that he would be back next week with a decision.
Beth Brown of the health department met with the commission and informed them that because of government cutbacks and the recent government shutdown…
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