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Homewood buys storm sewer cleaner

Homewood village board members approved the $165,440 purchase of a new storm sewer cleaner at their Oct. 10 meeting. The village bought the 2017 model Vactor Ramjet truck-mounted sewer jet cleaner from Standard Equipment Company through the National Joint Powers Alliance, a joint governmental purchasing program that allows municipalities to save money on large purchases. The current budget allowed for $34,000 to lease a storm sewer cleaner. Director of Public Works John Schaefer provided information showing there was enough funding on hand to buy the machine for the additional $131,440.  The village . . .

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