Hollow Rock to purchase trucks for water and fire departments

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The Town of Hollow Rock will purchase two trucks in 2022 for different departments.

All members of the Mayor and Board of Alderman were present at the Dec. 14 meeting.

 Alderman Bobby Brotherton advised the board of a Ford C8000 heavy duty rescue truck in Michigan that was for sale.

“The truck has a cascade system with nine tanks,” said Brotherton. “The price of the truck is $12,500.”

The money to purchase the truck will come from the DOD fund. Alderman Susan Moon made the motion to make the purchase with Alderman Morris Rogers giving the motion a second. Brotherton abstained from voting but the remainder of the board that included Vice Mayor Curt Lumley and Angela Stockade voted aye.

The water department will be getting a work truck from the Department of General Services. The truck is a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado with a pull-out work and storage space installed that will cost $18,000 and will purchased with DOD funds. Rogers made the motion to make the purchase that was seconded by Moon with all board members voting for the motion.

A resolution passed unanimously that will establish premium pay for essential Hollow Rock employees with the funds under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 being used.

The motion was made by Lumley and seconded by Brotherton.

Mayor Rob Woods recognized Ronnie Webb for his contributions of donated food boxes to the community.

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