Liberty OKs trash truck, roll carts despite dissension

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

LIBERTY — Liberty City Council approved the purchase of a new trash truck, roll carts and a backhoe during a special called meeting Monday night, although some council members and local residents still have reservations about the process that led to the decision.

Mayor Brian Petersen said the new trash truck will save the city money and be safer for public works employees to use.

Council approved a resolution authorizing the lease purchase of the trash truck, roll carts and a new backhoe.

“It’s time for us to buy another truck,” Petersen said. “Our backup truck is 15 years

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