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Posted on: March 22, 2022

Parks Department receives new, larger, trash truck

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The City of Branson’s Parks & Recreation Department has received a new trash truck which was budgeted for and approved by the Board of Aldermen in January of this year that will be used by the park maintenance staff to pick up trash from City parks, trails, downtown and the campground.

The Parks & Recreation Department picks up on average 24-tons of trash a year. That translates into about 48,000 pounds of trash.

“This truck gets used a lot. We are excited to go from a 6-yard compactor to a larger 8-yard compactor due to the increased trash load we’ve seen at our parks and around downtown. This is a great investment and will help keep Branson clean and beautiful,” said Branson Parks & Recreation Director, Cindy Shook.

Five qualified bids were received on November 18, 2021. The Board of Aldermen approved the staff recommendation that the bid be awarded to Truck Component Services for a Ram 5500 Gas with Quantum 8 yd compactor for $122,100.00. This new trash truck replaces a 2008 Isuzu that was scheduled to be replaced as part of the vehicle replacement program in 2020 but was postponed due to COVID. 

New trash truck 3.22.22

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