City to get new snow-fighting equipment
The day before Tuesday's big snowstorm hit, a timely topic popped up at the Alexandria City Council: A request for snowplow equipment.
"Do you think you could get it hooked up by Wednesday?" joked Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness to Bryan Bjorgaard, public works coordinator.
The equipment, which the council voted 5-0 to purchase for $87,478, should come in handy next winter.
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