Town of Mammoth Public Works update

The Town of Mammoth has purchased a new Caterpillar 420 F backhoe loader. The loader was purchased for $104,000 from Empire Caterpillar in Eloy.

According to Public Works Director David Garcia, the town saved $35,000 on the purchase price by “piggybacking” on an order from the City of Tucson. The new loader is more fuel-efficient, has an enclosed cab for safety and comfort, comes with a 24” and 18” buckets and has four-wheel drive. Purchase price included operating and maintenance training for staff.

Town of Mammoth Public Works employees have been busy doing clean up and maintenance work around town. They have been putting in sidewalks along the little league field as well as curbing for drainage control.

The cemetery has been cleaned up and walkways and railings have been painted. Using recycled paint to save on cost, they have been painting walls and benches around the park areas, little league field, community center and the swimming pool.

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