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Generator purchase approved by Royal council

Grant funds to finance backup power for lift station

The long process of purchasing a generator for Royal’s lift station took a major step forward when the city council on Sept. 13 accepted bids for the purchase and installation of the unit.

Power Source submitted the low bid for a 50KW Cummins/Onan diesel generator with transfer switch and the accompanying electrical work. The Alta firm’s total bid was $36,709. Their proposal included a two-year warranty on parts, labor and travel.

Delivery of the generator will take 44-48 weeks. Power Source offered an alternate bid on a 60KW generator, with delivery date of eight to 12 weeks.

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