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See the Agenda for Tonight's City Council Meeting

Mentor City Council expected to approve purchase of new plow trucks, generator at tonight's meeting; no decision expected on Plaza Boulevard extension project

Mentor City Council will gather for its regular bimonthly meeting 7 p.m. at.

Council is expected to approve purchases of three Ford F-350 plow trucks for the city's road department and an emergency generator for .

The trucks will cost about $28,000 each and will be bought from . The new trucks will replace two models from 1991 and a third from 1997. The old trucks, which will be auctioned, have an average of 115,000 miles, according to the council's legislation.

The generator will cost about $31,000. Originally, City Council intended to buy one $25,000 generator this year and another in 2012. However, Mentor Fire Chief Richard Harvey said buying this more expensive model would make it so the city would not need a second generator next year.

Finally, City Council still has the legislation on its agenda . However, Mentor City Manager Ken Filipiak said he did not expect Council to vote on that ordinance tonight.

The entire agenda for the meeting is attached to this story as a pdf.

Gloria Wright March 15, 2011 at 02:10 PM
It is great that you are publicizing a "reminder" of Mentor's council meeting. How easily it is to forget the dates.

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