Government Fleet Top News

Village of Lansing, IL, Adds to Equipment Fleet

November 7, 2006

VILLAGE OF LANSING, IL – The Village of Lansing, Ill., has bought $145,000 in equipment and agreed to sell five used vehicles, according to the Web site www.thetimesonline.com. The Village Board bought a soon-to-be-fully-equipped International dump truck for $77,260, a Ford pickup truck for $18,442, a 1600 John Deere mower for $39,561, and a 797 Z-Track mower for $9,689.

Meanwhile, the board voted to advertise the sale of three former police cars — two 1979 and one 1998 Ford Crown Victorias — a 1979 Ford van, and a 1968 Ford tractor.

Public Works Superintendent Tim Watkins requested the new equipment to replace old vehicles and to allow his department to mow along Interstate 80/94 under a proposed agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation. The trucks and mowers were purchased through a state program, but the $43,985 dump truck will be equipped with dump box, hydraulics, and lights by Precision Hose for $33,275, according to www.thetimesonline.com.

The dump truck will replace a 1981 International truck that will be used by the Water Department as a backup truck. The pickup truck will replace a 2003 truck that will be transferred from the water department to the streets department. To make room for the pickup, the streets department will transfer a 1993 Chevrolet pickup to the building department for inspectors to use in an alley beautification program. The 1600 John Deere will replace a 1968 Ford.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

Hi everyone! Just wanted to remind you about fleetDOCs, our library of fleet-related documents. Users can upload any relevant fleet...

View Topic

Do you insure your technicians personal tools? Do you have any policies in regards to technicians keeping a personal inventory of their...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1055 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

Coverage for services such as towing, emergency repairs, starting assistance for cars with disabled batteries, fuel replenishment for cars run out of fuel, etc.

Read more