City of Kiowa purchases electric truck, sees small savings in electricity
December 30, 2020
At a special meeting last week, the bid was awarded for Kiowa's major waterline replacement project, as reported in the Newsgram. Nowak Construction Company of Goddard, Kansas, submitted the lowest responsible bid in the amount of $6,249,365.
Another action taken at that meeting was the purchase of an electric truck. That is a 2015 F550 crew cab with roughly 120,000 miles. The purchase was from Windy Ford in Alva.
Discussion also turned to the city seeing a slightly lower rate on the cost of electricity from their provider. New Kiowa City Administrator Sam Demel said the city plans to pass...