A controversial John Deere

June 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press

A decision about a $14,553 mower for the Alexandria Park Department triggered a lengthy debate, a split vote and concerned comments from business people unhappy with the price quoting process.
It happened during the Alexandria City Council’s May 29 meeting. Park Director Bill Thoennes asked the council to accept a quote of $14,553 from Midwest Machinery for a 2012 John Deere mower. Continue Reading