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April 1, 2014

Commissioners accept one bid, table another

Woodward County Commissioners approved a bid for a used portable milling machine for District 2 at their weekly meeting Monday.

Commissioners accepted the only bid for the project from Asphalt Zipper out of Salt Lake City for $144,990. With financing for 60 months at 3.11 percent interest, the total cost for the machine will be $157,115.50, commissioners said.

While accepting that bid, commissioners tabled the bids on a telephone system and voice mail system for the District Attorney’s office until District Attorney Hollis Thorp could look them over.

The two bids came from C-Dot Communications and Pioneer Telephone.

A decision is likely at next Monday’s meeting.

Commissioners also approved the financing for lease purchase agreements on four 2014 Ford Pickups - one for District 2 and three for District 3.

Stock Exchange Bank is handling the financing.

In other matters, commissioners approved blanket purchase orders and the request from Oklahoma Natural Gas for a utility permit across a county road by the airport in District 1.

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