Equipment upgrades continue in Royal
Council approves skid loader purchase, payroll sub update
May 25, 2023
Following a pattern the Royal City Council hopes to continue, purchases of a new skid loader and a payroll subscription update were approved on May 10.
Council members have committed to replacing city equipment on a rotating basis. As the current skid loader is the next item on the list, the council accepted a bid of $53,900 from Sheldon Cat for a Caterpillar skid loader.
Builders Service, of Cherokee, submitted a bid of $54,486 for a Bobcat.
Having never operated a Cat skid loader, Maintenance Superintendent Sherman Nielsen wanted to test one. He was pleased with the result.
"It was a no b...
For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.