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City hopes to get new trucks



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The city may get a grant to help replace this and the city's other dump truck with less polluting vehicles. (click for larger version)
September 05, 2012 - The City may get two new dump trucks, but not for free. The Village Council will hold a special meeting on September 6 at 7 p.m. in the Village Hall to discuss a grant from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG).

SEMCOG's Transportation Improvement Plan has awarded the council $163,633 to "replace two diesel utility vehicles with newer, less polluting vehicles" said a letter from SEMCOG's Policy Analyst Stephen Brudzinski.

Brudzinski's letter also explained the city would need to "match 20 percent of total project costs from non-federal funds" to replace their old dump trucks.

The council intends to weigh their options and make a decision during their special meeting on Thursday, which is open to the public. The City must reply to SEMCOG by September 7.

Clarkston News reporter
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