The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Royal council looks to upgrade city equipment

Mower, street sweeper purchases discussed at June meeting

 

June 17, 2021



Royal city council members agreed to purchase a mower and to submit a bid for a used street sweeper during their meeting on June 9.

Maintenance Superintendent Sherman Nielsen presented pricing for mowers. The options range from $8,000 to $11,000, depending on the particular makes and models.

Nielsen and Lance Kruse tested one unit but would also like to try out a Bobcat mower. According to discussion, a Bobcat is more expensive; however, the dealer will offer a municipal discount that reduces the final price. Another advantage of the Bobcat is its four-year, 2,000-hour warranty.

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