City to Buy 30 Garbage Trucks for $10 Million

By Mark Baratelli

City Council was asked November 13th for permission to purchase of thirty (30) Autocar 33 yard CNG solid waste trucks with side loaders in the amount of $10,582,800.00. That works out to $352,760 per truck. The expected costs for next year annualized is $3,789,736.50 with annual Continuing Costs Thereafter of $3,789,736.50.

The Procurement and Contracts Division, Fleet Management Division and Solid Waste Division are the departments that issued the requested.

The truck model is a 2018 Autocar ACX6X4 with a Cummins engine ISL-G 320hp CNG and an Allison Transmission Retarder.

This is the 2017 model.