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Council approves purchase of replacement sewer truck

BATAVIA - The City Council in a brief meeting Monday authorized the purchase of an International Jet/Vacuum sewer truck for $283,716, to replace a 12-year-old model used in several municipal operations.
The Council also voted to finance the purchase from Peirce Equipment Inc. with a seven-year lease from First Niagara Leasing at a rate of less than 2 percent.
The leasing will cost $25,330, or $9,000 less than serial bonds, the Council was told.