City’s quest for radios suffers a setback
By JAMIE PATTERSON
A new discovery has put a sudden halt on the city purchasing radios for its street department.
For the past several weeks, the city has been working towards purchasing a $30,000 radio communication system for its street department. Other than cell phones, the street and garbage trucks have no way to communicate with one another.
The city was about to purchase radios and handheld devices for about 18 trucks with Communication Specialists. But there was one problem.
The Vicksburg company’s equipment was not on state term contract.
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