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City Council to Purchase 3-D Scanner, Transit Vehicles

Amarillo City Council members will consider voting to approve some large purchase items this week.

According to the agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the Council is considering approving the purchase of a 3-D scanner for traffic investigation processing. The price tag for the printer will be slightly more than $147,000 and the contract will be awarded to Collision Forensic Solutions, if approved.

Also, the City Council is considering purchasing six new transit vehicles at a cost of $2.68 million. The contract, if approved, will be awarded to the Gillig Corporation for the purchase of six 35-foot heavy duty, low floor, low sulfur diesel transit vehicles.

Several other items, such as rezoning ordinances and grant applications will also be on the agenda.

The meeting will begin at 1PM on Tuesday (July 9th) in the Council Chambers of Amarillo City Hall (601 South Buchanan). The meeting will follow a noon public comment session.

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*Please note: a previous version of this article used the term “3-D scanner” instead of “3-D printer.”



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