Elk River buys new one-ton truck

The Elk River City Council has approved the purchase of a 2011 Dodge 5500 one-ton truck for the street department. The cab/chassis are being purchased off the state contract from Nelson Auto Center for $40,788.

Additional funds will be spent to outfit the vehicle with a box, sander, plow and safety equipment. The total cost of the cab/chassis and equipment is expected to come in well within the $73,000 the city has available for the purchase.

The new truck replaces a 1998 GMC one-ton truck that will be auctioned off.


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