Cheney City Council OKs equipment purchase
Last updated 9/19/2019 at 10:51am
Cheney’s City Council authorized the purchase of $119,737 of equipment for the city’s Light and Public Works departments at its Sept. 10 meeting.
First, the council approved a request from Light Department Director Steve Marks to purchase a T590 T4 Bobcat Compact Track Loader. The track loader will be purchased from Bobcat of Spokane, which according to city documents has the state contract for this type of equipment.
Marks said the purchase was a discretionary request budgeted at $100,000 but not in the city’s 2019 budget. The department is able to afford the request through salary s...