Councilors decide to purchase new street sweeper for city
November 4, 2020
Sweet Home city councilors voted Oct. 27 to buy a new street sweeper using a loan from the city's Street Improvement Fund.
Councilors Diane Gerson, Lisa Gourley, Mayor Greg Mahler, Dave Trask, Susan Coleman, James Goble and Cortney Nash attended the meeting Tuesday where they discussed the merits of the chosen sweeper and various financial options for its purchase.
The council had previously heard reports from Public Works staff about the terrible condition of the current sweeper, and the high cost of getting it working again. Because that decrepit sweeper came to the city used, the counci...