Council awards bid for purchase of police cars

Published 5:48 pm Monday, August 1, 2011

The Greenville City Council awarded a bid at its regular meeting Monday night for the purchase of two new cars for the Greenville Police Department.

The bid was awarded to Stivers Ford Lincoln in Montgomery.

The cost for the two 2011 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor Sedans will total $51,430 and will be paid from the Greenville Police Department’s General Fund Capital Outlay account.

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The City of Greenville contacted Andalusia Ford, Chuck Stevens Ford and Greenville Motor Company, but did not receive bids from any of the three.

In other business:

* The Council approved the following expenditures;

– $4,000 to J&J Quality Lawn Care Service for Magnolia Cemetery maintenance for July 18-22.

– $3,181 to Alabama League of Municipalities for the City of Greenville’s annual membership dues from Sept. 1, 2011 to Aug. 31, 2012.

– $2,860.98 to Southland International Trucks, Inc. for the replacement of an injector in the street sweeper.

– $2,100 to ARK builders for the removal and disposal of asbestos on city property.

The City Council will hold its next meeting Aug. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Greenville City Hall.