Richardson County Board approves grader purchase

Richardson County Courthouse

(KLZA)-- Richardson County Commissioners approved the purchase of a 2023 CAT motor grader from Nebraska Machinery Company, priced through a Sourcewell Contract at $389,590. With an allowed trade-in of a 2017 CAT grader in an amount of $108,300 and a parts credit of $6 thousand and including front fenders, the final price to Richardson County will be $283,505.

Highway Superintendent Steve Darveau Jr. reported the County has 7 motor graders that are used in the 7 different grader districts and that there is a spare grader for emergencies and other uses on the county roads.

In other business the Board reviewed with Darveau proposed salary increases for the Road Department Foreman and the Administrative Assistant. Commissioners approved a 2 percent increase for both positions, effective as of July 1, 2023.

Darveau also informed the Board that the position of Road Foreman will be vacant at the end of December and that he will be advertising for the position to be filled.

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