Municipal Purchases and Proposals.
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LLANDYSKIL Rural District Council has appointed a sub-committee to consider the question of purchasing a motor lorry.
The public health committee of TRURO Corporation recommends acceptance of the tender of Shelvoke ,and Drewry, Ltd., at £607 for the supply rif a refuse-collection vehicle.
The tramways committee of the SUNDERLAND Corporation recently decided to purchase 12 new Leyland motorbuses, instead of buying eight new and four second-hand vehicles, as was originally proposed.
MERTHYR TYDFIL Corporation has decided to buy two new Bristol buses. Details of the tenders of the various concerns quoting for the supply of these buses were given in The Commercial Motor dated February 26th.
The sanitary committee of the Thiarratny Corporation has inspected eight types of municipal vehicle and recommendis that instructions be given to the cleansing superintendent to arrange for one, week's demonstration of the Dearne, the Karrier, the Electra mobile and the S.D. Freighter.
The cemeteries committee of the MANCHESTER Corporation is to purchase a tractor tipping-waggon.
The tramways committee of the BRADFORD Corporation has decided to call for tenders for the supply of ten motorbuses.
The parks committee of the WALSALL Corporation recommends the purchase of a tractor mower for the golf course at a cost of about 1350.
The fire brigade committee of the STRETFORD Urban District Council recommends the purchase of a motor fire
• pump at a cost of about 1480,
The tramways committee of the PLYMOUTH Corporation has accepted the tender of the Associated Equipment Co., Ltd., for the supply of 12 Regent chassis with single-deck bus bodies at £1,466 per vehicle.
After considering a report from the borough engineer, the public health committee of HASTINGS Corporation recommends the purchase of a Pagefield S.K.-type lorry at 11,280, a similar
• lorry with • double-purpose body at £1,290, and five containers costing £650.
The tramways committee of the BRADFORD Corporation is to obtain tenders for the supply of six trolleybuses. • The highways committee of the ROTHERHAM Corporation has Outhorised the purchase of a petrol roller at a cost of about 1260.
The tramways committee of the BRADFORD Corporation recommenda acceptance of the tender of Oswald Tillotson, Ltd., at £708, for the supply of a Leyland motorvan for the parcels , department.
The tramways committee of the ROTHERHAM Corporation has placed a further order for five Bristol buses with bodies of teak, built by Chas. H. Roe, Ltd., to the corporation's specification, till total cost being £5,987.
The stores committee of the PayMOUTH City Council recently received tenders for the Supply of motor spirit (estimated at between 300,000 and 400,000 gallons), to be used for the various corporation services during the ensuing 12 months. At a later meeting. the tender of 'Russian Oil Products, Ltd:, which was the lowest received, was accepted.