Cheney City Council renews federal surplus purchases contract
Program provides vehicles and equipment at below market costs
Last updated 7/18/2019 at 8:56am
At its July 9 meeting, Cheney’s City Council unanimously agreed to renew its relationship with a program that has given the city access to equipment sometimes only wealthier municipalities can obtain.
The council agreed to allow officials to submit an application to renew Cheney’s agreement with the Federal Surplus Property Program. The program allows participating entities to purchase surplus federal vehicles and equipment often at prices significantly below market value.
“Generally we can get them at a pretty fair value,” City Administrator Mark Schuller told the council. “Chene...