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Village trustees glance over a truck the board has agreed to shop for from the The city of Ulster. From left to proper: Trustees Donald Hackett, Vincent Buono and Terry Parisian. DPW Superintendent Richard Forbes is at a long way proper. (Picture through David Gordon)

The Saugerties Village Board agreed to shop for a used 2010 Mack six-wheeled truck with a plow, a wing and a sander for $25,000 from the The city of Ulster. With the apparatus that includes it, it’s clearly price purchasing, the board agreed at its common assembly on September 19.

The truck is in very good situation, mentioned Division of Public Works Superintendent Richard Forbes. “It has 58,000 miles on it and it’s in superb situation — the frame, the cab, the inner, and they’ve a whole set of upkeep information to head with the truck.”

Board contributors have been curious as to why the The city of Ulster is promoting it. Forbes defined that the city is switching to Western Big name vans, and they’re on a five-year plan for normal alternative. Mayor Invoice Murphy mentioned The city of Esopus Manager James Quigley known as him and mentioned they supposed to promote the truck within the spring, “however I need to let you guys out, and I’ll promote it to you as affordable as conceivable.” Murphy mentioned he known as him individually about it.

The truck isn’t within the finances, trustee Terry Parisian identified. Then again, board contributors agreed that they may in finding the cash inside the finances. The truck will complement a brand new truck the board agreed to buy at its ultimate assembly. Forbes mentioned the 2 vans gets the village throughout the wintry weather, and the board may imagine purchasing further vans on a normal time table subsequent spring. The board have been involved that the village may no longer handle snow within the coming wintry weather as a result of two of its vans didn’t cross inspection.

The board voted to approve the acquisition if it might in finding the cash. “We need to make it occur as a result of this wintry weather is expected to be snowy,” Parisian mentioned.

The board additionally mentioned growing a plan for normal alternative of village apparatus because it ages.