During the Paintearth county meeting on Tues. Dec. 15 it was reported that Brockhoff Enterprise Ltd. will start crushing at the Hardisty pit on Jan. 15, 2016 with hauling to follow.
In-line contracting will have culvert bores completed by Dec. 18.
A comparison on grader maintenance costs was provided for both the “on warranty” and “off warranty” time frames.
The “on warranty” maintenance costs for the #2190 grader from July 2010 to July 2015 was $39,848 on 6482 hours. Cost per hour $6.14.
The “off warranty” maintenance costs from July 2015 to December 2015 was $61,301 on 539 hours. Cost per hour $113.73.
The “on warranty” maintenance costs for the #2130 grader from June 2006 to June 2011 was $18,228 on 4022 hours. Cost per hour $4.53.
The “off warranty” maintenance costs from June 2011 to December 2015 $170,512 on 3427 hrs. Cost per hour $49.75.
This prompted discussions relating to a cost benefit comparison of hanging onto older equipment versus selling and purchasing newer equipment still on warranty.
It was reported to the county that Eunhye Cho has been hired as the new librarian for the Town of Coronation to cover Lauren Reid’s maternity leave.
Staff appreciation gifts in the form of “Coronation Cash” will be given to the library staff in the following amounts: Lauren Reid $200, Azusa $150, Eunhye Cho $100.