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City panel OKs first equipment purchase under new policy


WILLMAR — The Willmar Public Works Department has received preliminary approval to buy a new aerial bucket truck under a recent City Council spending policy that requires council approval of equipment purchases of more than $10.000.

The council’s Public Works/Safety Committee will recommend the council purchase the $179,424 truck and two-person aerial bucket. The council meets again Nov. 4.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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